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While it isn’t “officially” Palindrome Appreciation Week, it darn well should be!  All dates this week are palindromes.  What is a palindrome you ask?  Here is what comes up when you ask Google: PALINDROME - A word, phrase, or sequence that reads the same backward as forward(e.g., madam or nurses run.) So why is this week […]

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While it isn’t “officially” Palindrome Appreciation Week, it darn well should be!  All dates this week are palindromes.  What is a palindrome you ask?  Here is what comes up when you ask Google: PALINDROME - A word, phrase, or sequence that reads the same backward as forward(e.g., madam or nurses run.) So why is this week […]

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If you want to make your workouts more effective, consider a workout partner. A study from Michigan State suggests that the best approach to developing a longer, better workout may be exercising with a partner who is stronger than you. Most people don’t meet the goal of 150 minutes of moderate to vigorous exercise per […]

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Adjective: Rancid  (RAN-sid) Definition: 1. Having a rank smell or taste. 2. Offensive. Sample sentence: Although considered healthier, unsaturated fats become rancid much easier than saturated fats do.

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Overview:  NHL – The Red Wings clinched their playoff berth, so they’re playoff bound for the 23rd consecutive year with a first round draw of Boston.  I don’t want to say that it has anything to do with me being born, but… c’mon!  That’s no coincidence.  The Blackhawks finished fifth, but the defending champs are […]

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Today’s Answer:  Analyses This Winner: Jerry Today’s winner is Jerry! 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: Recondite  (REK-un-dyte) Definition: 1.  Hidden from sight: concealed. 2. Difficult or impossible for one with ordinary understanding or knowledge to comprehend: deep. 3. Of, relating to, or dealing with something little known or obscure. Sample sentence: Bees have practically solved a recondite problem, and have made their cells of the proper shape and size […]

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Nutritional yeast is a complete protein, providing all 18 amino acids, making it a good alternative to animal-based proteins. It is also a good source of fiber, and contains B-complex vitamins. It is sometimes fortified with vitamin B12, which is naturally obtained through red meat, eggs, fish, shellfish and dairy – another reason it is […]

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Today’s Answer: We Bought a Zoo Winner: Kim Today’s winner is Kim! 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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Verb: Collimate  (KAH-luh-mayt) Definition: To make something (such as light rays) parallel. Sample sentence: The higher cost and fixed eyepieces of the binoculars are distinct disadvantages, but setup time is reduced and there is no need to collimate optics.

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