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You can be pretty sure that your hairdresser will notice surgical scars from a face-lift, but it turns out that they’re also pretty adept at spotting signs of skin cancer on the scalp, neck and face. When researchers surveyed more than 200 hairstylists and barbers in Houston to see how quick they were able to […]

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MOVIE: The Wizard of Oz ANSWER: “Bell Out Of Order Please Knock” WINNER: SARAH Dorothy and her dog Toto are caught in a tornado’s path and somehow end up in the land of Oz. Here she meets some memorable friends and foes in her journey to meet the Wizard of Oz who everyone says can […]

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  Hard to believe, but High School Girls Basketball gets underway Tuesday, November 29th as the Negaunee Miners head to Gladstone to take on the Braves!  Join Sunny 101.9 for the broadcast with the pre-game at 6:50, tip off from Gladstone at 7:15.  Mark Evans will have the call of Negaunee Miners Girls Basketball all […]

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Noun: Coquetry (KOH-kuh-tree) Definition: A flirtatious act or attitude. Sample sentence: In a not-so-subtle act of coquetry, Nancy smiled flirtatiously and winked at Scott as she walked past him.

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What’s the dirtiest thing you touch in the course of a normal day? If you’ve been to a gas station, the pump handle would probably top the list of the filthiest surface you encountered. A new survey from Kimberly-Clark found that 71 percent of gas pump handles tested in six U.S. cities were contaminated with […]

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MOVIE: Crocodile Dundee ANSWER: “Just Kids Having Fun” WINNER: MIKE Michael J. “Crocodile” Dundee is an Australian crocodile hunter who lives in the Australian outback and runs a safari business with his trusted friend and mentor Walter Reilly. After surviving a crocodile attack, a New York journalist named Sue arrives to interview Mick and learns […]

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Every year, more than 400 people die in the U. S. from accidental CO (carbon monoxide) poisoning. Change the batteries in your CO detector every six months. If you don’t have a battery-powered or battery back-up CO detector, buy one soon. CO is found in fumes produced by portable generators, stoves, lanterns, and gas ranges, […]

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Verb: Elucidate (ih-LOO-suh-dayt) Definition: 1. To make lucid especially by explanation or analysis. 2. To give a clarifying explanation. Sample sentence: During his speech, the governor attempted to elucidate exactly what kind of impact the new sports arena would have on the state’s economy.

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Noun: Gyre (JYRE) Definition: A circular or spiral motion or form; especially, a giant circular oceanic surface current. Sample sentence: Sophia will be focusing her graduate studies on the the gyre of the ocean and the effects it has on North America’s climate.

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Keep a winter emergency kit in your car in case you become stranded. Make sure you have blankets, food, water, booster cables, flares, a tire pump, sand or cat litter for traction, a flashlight, a battery-powered radio, extra batteries, a first aid kit, and plastic bags for sanitation. In case you become stranded in your […]

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