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Adjective: Fungible (FUN-juh-bul) Definition: 1. Being of such a nature that one part or quantity may be replaced by another equal part or quantity in the satisfaction of an obligation. 2. Interchangeable. 3. Flexible. Sample sentence: Since fruits and vegetables are regarded as fungible in this diet, you are allowed a total of five servings […]

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Are you looking out for your heart health this summer? Intense heat can actually be a risk factor for heart attacks and other cardiovascular events; it causes a deadly combination of dehydration and inflammation that can clog arteries and block circulation to vital organs, including your heart. Staying well-hydrated and taking natural anti-inflammatory supplements can […]

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When researchers at Kent State University compared the health of students with smartphones to others without these gadgets, they found measurable, negative effects. The study shows that access to a smartphone destroys physical fitness. The researchers found that despite the mobility of smartphones, high use contributes to less physical activity, more sitting around, weight gain […]

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Noun: Booboisie (boob-wah-ZEE) Definition: The general public regarded as consisting of boobs or those who care too much about things and too little about ideas and art. Sample sentence: When it came to planning for the new fine arts center, the committee found that there’s no dumbing down for the booboisie.

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Today’s Answer:  Half Baked Winner: Kayla Today’s winner is Kayla! 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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Negaunee’s Pioneer Days festival was a yooper’s utopia of food, fireworks, and fun. Pioneer Days is a Negaunee-specific five-day fiesta spanning from July 8th through to the 13th that I would definitely recommend checking out if you haven’t. Yesterday was the day I set aside to experience all the sights and sounds of the festival, […]

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Drug dealers who give harmful substances to kids have nothing on food companies. Research shows that food manufacturers marketing fatty junk food to children have learned how to elicit brain responses that may hook kids for life on low-nutrition foods that ruin their health. The rate of childhood obesity has tripled during the past three […]

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Adjective: Nary (NAIR-ee) Definition: Not any, not one. Sample sentence: I must have my book back after you read it as I have nary other copy.

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Leadville, Colorado  -  July 14, 2013  -  The race was filled  with several weather changes today.  It started cold with 600 people at the starting  line. Jon and Joe have their coats on prior to the early 6am start.  It was a weather event for sure in the mountains of Colorado.  Leadville alone is 12,000 […]

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Leadville, Colorado  -  July 13, 2013 -  Negaunee turns out two ultra athletes headed to Leadville Colorado for the Leadville Silver Rush 50 Run. Leadville Silver Rush 50 Run Jon and Joe Vizena, brothers from Negaunee, Michigan  have a passion for running.  Jon and Joe are ultra athletes. Joe did all of his training in […]

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