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Adjective: Salient (SAIL-yunt) Definition: 1. Jutting forward beyond a line. 2. Standing out conspicuously: prominent; especially of notable significance. Sample sentence: The speech was filled with so much twisted rhetoric that it was hard to identify any salient points.

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Some of the common holiday plants, such as the poinsettia and mistletoe have often been considered very poisonous, even life-threatening. Although caution should be exercised, ingestion of these plants is not fatal. The Amaryllis, an exotic plant from tropical America and Africa has brilliant-colored flowers and green strap-shaped leaves. A stomach-ache can occur if the […]

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Walt mentioned this morning when I was hanging out in the studio about a listener asking if the victory toss for Main Street Monday actually happens. I decided to try and take a picture of the toss for proof’s sake..  

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This past Saturday evening the bottom of the Peter White Library was just a bit louder than normal as an indie rock concert featuring four bands was held. Marquette’s own Endeavor to Persevere and Wett Nurse opened, playing their respective styles of thrash punk and garage rock which the crowd got into.  This was the […]

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MOVIE: BioDome ANSWER: “No But That’s Pretty Cool Huh?” WINNER: Brian Bud and Doyle’s girlfriends just dumped them. Now the two friends get trapped in the “Bio-Dome” trying to show their girlfriends that they to are environmentally correct. Will they even get out of the big bubble?

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The Negaunee Miners Girls Basketball team returns to action Friday night December 2nd taking on Mid Peninsula Conference rival Manistique.  The Miners are 1 – 0 on the year following Tuesday nights 46 – 43 come-from-behind win at Gladstone. The Emeralds are also 1 – 0 after beating Munising on Tuesday 52 – 45.   […]

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Macular degeneration is a debilitating eye disorder generally considered to be irreversible, and it remains the leading cause of blindness in individuals over the age of 55. Risks for the disorder commonly run in families, but a new study suggests that the risk can be reduced by not smoking and by a diet high in […]

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Noun: Stratagem (STRAT-uh-jum) Definition: 1. a: An artifice or trick in war for deceiving and outwitting the enemy. b: A cleverly contrived trick or scheme for gaining an end. 2. Skill in ruses or trickery. Sample sentence: As a stratagem to get the kids to do their chores, Melissa persuaded them to have a race […]

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MOVIE: Elf ANSWER: “I Just Like To Smile, Smiling Is My Favorite” WINNER: Cathy Buddy was a baby in an orphanage who stowed away in Santa’s sack and ended up at the North Pole. Later, as an adult human who happened to be raised by elves, Santa allows him to go to New York City […]

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Verb: Genuflect ( JEN-yuh- flekt) Definition: 1. To bend the knee. 2. To touch the knee to the floor or ground, especially in worship. 3. To be servilely obedient or respectful. Sample sentence: As part of the ceremony, the couple took a moment to genuflect before the altar.

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