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Noun: Tchotchke  ( CHACH-kuh) Definition: Knicknack or trinket Sample sentence: Every time I return from a trip, I bring my mother-in-law some little tchotcke to add to the rest of her collection of dust-collectors.

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Many women may be receiving medically unjustified pelvic exams, according to a new investigation from the University of California, San Francisco. The study found that many of the 521 gynecologists and obstetricians surveyed mistakenly believe that pelvic exams are important in screening for ovarian cancer. The research team noted that under current preventive care guidelines […]

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Today’s Answer: A Fish Called Wanda Winner: Anastasia Today’s winner is Anastasia! 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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How do you rate your stress level? Your answer to that question may tell you something about your risk of coronary heart disease. Researchers at Columbia University Medical Centers analyzed six studies involving data on almost 120,000 participants to find out how perceived stress ranks as a predictor of heart disease. Depending on the participants’ […]

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Verb: Thimblerig  (THIM-bul-rig) Definition: 1. To cheat by trickery 2. To swindle by a trick in which a small ball or pea is quickly shifted from under one to another of three small cups to fool the spectator guessing its location. Sample sentence: The appraiser looked closely at the painting to make sure the seller […]

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Today’s Answer: The Wedding Singer Winner: Mike Today’s winner is Mike! 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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Sunny 101.9 WKQS New Music Adds. Whitney Wolanin “Wrong Guy (I Did It This Time)” Whitney Wolanin “Wrong Guy (I Did It This Time)” is your new music add and song of the day on Sunny 101.9 WKQS. “Wrong Guy (I Did It This Time)” is a new song from Whitney Wolanin and can be […]

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Adjective: Paltry  (PAWL-tree) Definition: 1. Trashy, inferior 2. Mean, despicable 3. Trivial 4. Meager, measly Sample sentence: Anna told us she was tired of engaging in paltry work and longed to do something meaningful with her life.

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If a raw food diet appeals to you, think twice. New research from Brazil suggests that the capacities of human brains evolved far beyond those of gorillas and chimps because our early ancestors learned to cook food. Investigators at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro determined that human brains have an average of 86 […]

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March 2, 2013- Listen To The 120 Minute Show Full Show Audio For March 2, 2013 This morning’s topics on In The Right Mind on Sunny 101.9 WKQS were the low levels in the Great Lakes, women being allowed in combat, crazy laws on teacher sex in school and MEAP scores being up. Lowest Lake […]

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