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Noun: Risorgimento (ree-zor-jih-MEN-toh) Definition: 1. The 19th century movement for Italian political unity. 2. A time of renewal or renaissance: revival. Sample sentence: The musician’s heirs hope the new biography and CD box set will spark a risorgimento of interest in the long-forgotten songwriter.

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Today’s Answer:  Drop Dead Fred Winner: Tiffany Today’s winner is Tiffany! 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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Munising, MI – July 3, 2013 – The whole U.S.–and Michigan included–may not have scored high on the yearly report card released by the American Society of Civil Engineers measuring the safety of our bridges. But Munising is officially taking exception to that rule. The construction on bridge Anna along M-28 in Munising is done. […]

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The sonorous midnight-bass of Leonard Cohen’s iconic voice has deepened even more in his old age. The musician, singer, song-writer and folk icon may originally be from Canada, but he captures a complex patriotic sentiment that is distinctly American. I love this song for its poetry. It addresses our country’s current climate, as we continue […]

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Noun: Decoupage (day-koo-PAHZH) Definition: 1. The art of decorating surfaces by applying cutouts (as of paper) and then coating with usually several layers of finish, as lacquer or varnish. 2. Work produced by decoupage. Sample sentence: Her eye was drawn to a small table that had been decorated with decoupage.

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The hottest days of summer are here. Very high temperatures can put a great deal of stress on your body. High humidity or physical activity can make the effects of the heat even more dangerous. Summer weather can bring on a number of heat-related health problems that can lead to heatstroke, which can be deadly. […]

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Today’s Answer:  Interview With A Vampire Winner: Taylor Today’s winner is Taylor! 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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Put the Country Showdown in your calendar for July 5th–this is something you won’t want to miss! This Friday, at Marquette Exchange Club’s International Food Fest in Mattson’s Lower Harbor at 1:30 p.m., singers will compete in the country’s biggest country music competition. One person will advance to the U.P. Regionals for their chance to […]

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As you head out this summer, make sure you give your eyes the TLC they need this time of year. 1. Choose sunglasses that block 100 percent of the sun’s UVA and UVB rays. And make sure your little ones have the same protection. 2. If you’re going to spend much time outdoors, wear a […]

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Adjective: Perfervid (per-FER-vid) Definition: Marked by overwrought or exaggerated emotion: excessively fervent. Sample sentence: The group’s leaders have done little to distance themselves from the actions of their angrier and more perfervid followers.

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