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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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Even if you exercise a little every day, spending the rest of your time sitting may sabotage the positive effects of your morning run or evening walk. Findings from the emerging field of “sedentary behavior research” suggest that the recommended 30 minutes of daily exercise may not be enough physical activity for continued good health. […]

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MOVIE: Scrooged ANSWER: “I Must Kill All Of You” WINNER: Brian Frank Cross runs a US TV station which is planning a live adaptation of Dickens’ Christmas Carol. Frank’s childhood wasn’t a particularly pleasant one, and so he doesn’t really appreciate the Christmas spirit. With the help of the ghosts of Christmas past, present and […]

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When young men who don’t normally play a lot of video games are exposed to violent video games, changes occur in the way their brains function, new research shows. Using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), scientists were able to document altered brain responses after video game play. What’s more, some of those changes were still […]

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Noun: Fascicle (FASS-ih-kul) Definition: 1. A small or slender bundle (as of pine needles or nerve fibers) 2. One of the divisions of a book published in parts. Sample sentence: The first fascicle of the book was released in March, but readers had to wait until August for the second.

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Join Sunny 101.9’s Doctor Don at the Westwood Mall! Doctor Don will be live from 4:30pm to 6:30pm this afternoon! Marquette, Michigan — This evening Marquette Township is presenting their inaugural Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at 6pm. The Township Community Events Committee is inviting you to catch the Christmas Spirit with Marquette Township at the […]

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MOVIE:  M*A*S*H ANSWER: “He Was Drafted” WINNER: JOEL Mobile Army Surgical Hospital. That’s where two young surgeons, Duke and Hawkeye end up during the Korean War. There is no plot as such, but instead a series of episodes during which they put their stamp on the camp including a football game against a larger unit […]

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Adverb: Regardless (rih-GAHRD-lus) Definition: Despite everything. Sample sentence: The weather forecast called for wind and rain, but Susan decided to continue with her plans regardless. Footnote: Poor “regardless” became embroiled in a usage scandal through no fault of its own when people began using “irregardless” as its synonym (probably blending “irrespective” and “regardless”). “Irregardless” originated […]

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First off, hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving! For the weekend I got to go home, which is the Houghton area, and I found this cool store in the Calumet/Laurium area from a friend. It’s an antique store called The Yard Sale and it’s on the corner of 3rd and Hecla in Laurium.  I love […]

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