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Verb: Pacify (PASS-uh-fye) Definition: 1. To allay the anger or agitation of: soothe 2. To restore to a tranquil state; settle. Also, to reduce to a submissive state: subdue. Sample sentence: Aunt Mabel claimed she had the magic touch to pacify a cranky baby, and indeed, as soon as she picked up her infant nephew […]

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Can imbibing too many carbonated drinks make you fat? The answer to this persistent rumor isn’t as simple as yes or no. While the fizziness of carbonated drinks is not a direct contributor to weight gain, once you factor in the unhealthy amounts of sugar, artificial sweeteners and caffeine that carbonated sodas contain, adding unwanted […]

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“The Long Descent” by John Michael Greer will be discussed by the Transition Marquette County Reading Group tonight at 7 p.m. in the Conference Room of the Peter White Public Library. For more information you can call 226-3314 or email mqtchaz@earthlink.net and all are welcome to join.

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Today’s Answer: Gladiator Winner: Sarah Today’s winner is Sarah!  She wins two movie passes from Carmike Cinemas here in Marquette! You can visit Carmike Cinemas online at Carmike.com for upcoming releases and movie times.

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Noun: Tranche (TRAHNSH) Definition: A division or portion of a pool or whole Sample sentence: The money from the lottery will be doled out to the winner a tranch at a time over a five year span.

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If you live in California, chances are you sleep better than the folks in the deep south, the U.S. region where residents report the most sleep disturbances and daytime fatigue according to a recent investigation. Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania analyzed data collected nationally by the U.S. Centers […]

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The book “Artists In Crime” by Ngaio Marsh will be discussed tonight when the Once Upon A Crime book group meets at 7 p.m. in the Dandelion Cottage Room of the Peter White Public Library. You can call Caroline Jordan for more information at 226-4312.  

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Today’s Answer: The Matrix Winner: Darrell Today’s winner is Darrell!  He wins two movie passes from Carmike Cinemas here in Marquette! You can visit Carmike Cinemas online at Carmike.com for upcoming releases and movie times.

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Adjective: Agog (uh-GAHG) Definition: Full of intense interest or excitement: eager Sample sentence: Everyone was agog over the rumor that a famous actress would be coming to town to shoot her next movie.

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Hypnosis can work for kids’ irritable bowel syndromw. This news comes from the Netherlands where researchers found that more than two-thirds of a group of kids who had six sessions of hypnosis and performed self-hypnosis at home were free or mostly free of stomach pain five years later. These results were much better than those […]

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