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(Marquette, Michigan) – Great Lakes Radio & Sunny.FM (WKQS – 101.9 FM) 1st Texaco Country Showdown of 2013 had 6 acts, all playing their own instruments, most playing original songs.  The Exchange Club’s Friday Music started with the Showdown and great talent. Contestants do not have to play their own instruments (a CD without lyrics […]

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Sunny New Music Adds. Cher “Woman’s World” Cher “Woman’s World” is your new music add and song of the day on Sunny. “Woman’s World” is a new song from Cher and can be heard today on Sunny. Be sure to check out the official website for Cher HERE

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Adjective: Lenitive (LEN-uh-tiv) Definition: Alleviating pain or harshness: soothing. Sample sentence: Peppermint, chamomile, and ginger are all reputed to have a lenitive effect on the digestive system.

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Walking is a very healthy form of exercise requiring little equipment other than good shoes. Do be aware, however, that some surfaces are better for walking than others on your musculoskeletal system. Walking on a cushioned or rubberized track is ideal, because the cushioning of this type of track absorbs most of the impact of […]

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(Marquette, Michigan) – The Independence Day Parade down Washington Street of Marquette, Michigan featured music,  dancers dancing, clowns clowning, marching bands marching, soldiers marching better, and plenty of candy and water bottles distributed with kids scrambling to get their share.  Beautiful weather and pride in country. What else could you ask for on a truly […]

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Adjective: Aghast (uh-GAST) Definition: Struck with terror, amazement, or horror: Shocked. Sample sentence: Critics were aghast at how awful the play was.

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Heatstroke is a very serious, life-threatening condition. It happens when the body becomes unable to control its temperature. During heatstroke, the body’s temperature rises fast. Sweating stops and the body is unable to cool down. Body temperature may rise to 106 degrees or higher within 10 minutes. Heatstroke can cause death or permanent injury if […]

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Today I made tea out of leaves I plucked myself, for the first time. Not only was the flavor delicious (more crisp, less bitter), but I felt connected to my environment in a novel and profound way. The tea leaves were a spontaneous element of my day. As I walked in the woods, I had […]

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Marquette, MI – July 3rd, 2013 – Pockets stuffed with fabric softener sheets, my companions and I headed into the woods to do some U.P birding this morning. “Fabric softener sheets?” you ask? One word. Mosquitoes. They are the much-dreaded predator of the North, attacking in droves, whining in your ears, and leaving your skin […]

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Today’s Answer:  X-Men Origins: Wolverine Winner:  Amber Today’s winner is Amber! 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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