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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Superior Watershed Partnership is hosting a series of town hall meetings next week introducing a program that will conduct environmental reviews of the Rio Tinto Eagle Mine. SWP Communications & Development Specialist Jon Becker joined the SUNNY Morning Show this week to preview the Community Environmental […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – WE Energies and Wolverine Power Cooperative announced earlier this week that the two companies will pursue joint ownership and the addition of state-of-the-art emission controls at the Presque Isle Power Plant in Marquette. Wolverine will invest approximately $130 to $140 million to retrofit the facility to meet […]

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Sunny 101.9 WKQS New Music Adds. Maroon 5 ”Daylight” Maroon 5 “Daylight” is your new music add and song of the day on Sunny 101.9 WKQS. “Daylight” is a new song from Maroon 5 and can be heard today on Sunny 101.9 WKQS. It’s always your music, your station–Sunny 101.9 WKQS! Be sure to check out […]

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Blood sugar in the “high normal” range – short of levels associated with diabetes or even pre-diabetes – can lead to brain shrinkage, according to results of a new study from Australia. Using multiple brain scans, researchers at the Australian National University in Canberra found evidence of the shrinkage in seniors between the ages of […]

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Noun: Cathexis  (kuh-THEK-sis) Definition: Investment of mental or emotional energy in a person, object, or idea. Sample sentence: Martha’s cathexis in her science project earned her the highest award at the science fair.

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Today’s Answer: Wizard Of Oz Winner: John Today’s winner is John! 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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Research from China suggests that drinking green tea may provide benefits beyond protecting us against cardiovascular diseases, esophageal cancer, high blood pressure and the development of Alzheimer’s Disease. In studies with mice, the investigators found that epigallocatechin-3 galate (EGCG), an antioxidant found in green tea, boosts production of neural progenitor cells. These progenitor cells can […]

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Noun: Numen  (NOO-mun) Definition: A spiritual force or influence often identified with a natural object, phenomenon, or place. Sample sentence: For the technology man, the internet is the glue that holds our globalized world together and the divine numen that fills it with meaning.

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If you’re over 30, chances are you’ve got gum disease. A new study published in the August 30, 2012 issue of the Journal of Dental Research apparently confirms the gloomy news: based on data from a nationally representative sample, 47 percent of the U.S. population has gum disease.The investigation reported that about 9 percent of […]

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Adjective: Hortative  (HOR-tuh-tiv) Definition: Giving exhortation: serving to advise or warn. Sample sentence: The candidate’s hortative style of speaking appealed to some voters but led others to dismiss him as a blowhard.

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