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Here’s a behavioral health study that might help to explain escalating rates of divorce: researchers at UCLA found that women who have pre-wedding doubts are more likely to be divorced four years later than those with no doubts. Even among couples who remain married after four years the brides or grooms who had doubts before […]

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Noun: Sederunt  (suh-DEER-unt) Definition: A prolonged sitting, as for a discussion. Sample sentence: The conference will begin with an informal, job fair-style briefing for the group  on Sunday afternoon and Monday  morning will be devoted to an orientation for the entire assembly, and a regular business sederunt will commence Monday afternoon

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Winter OutBack Art Fair is coming up this weekend in Marquette and organizer Cindy Engle  joined The SUNNY Morning Show today to preview the event. Engle explained that the art fair is this Saturday and Sunday at the Marquette Armory and is a great stop to […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Manager Bill Vajda joined News Director Walt Lindala today at the Sunny Studios to preview the next meeting of the Marquette City Commission. City Manager Vajda discussed several agenda items for next week’s meeting, which is set for Monday at 7:00 p.m. at Commission Chambers […]

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Here’s some interesting research on how our surroundings can influence the amount we eat. Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology transformed a room at a fast food restaurant in Champaign, Ill., outfitting it with white tablecloths, candles, low lighting and soundproofing to shield diners from the blaring music in the adjacent room.The goal was […]

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Noun: Misnomer  (miss-NOH-mer) Definition: 1. The misnaming of a person in a legal instrument 2. A use of a wrong or inappropriate name: also, a wrong name or inappropriate designation. Sample sentence: “International Airport” is something of a misnomer, since almost all of the arriving and departing planes fly short, commuter routes involving no border […]

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Verb: Lambaste  (lam-BAYST) Definition: 1. To assault violently:  beat, whip 2. To attack verbally:  censure Sample sentence: When Danny showed up late for practice, he expected the coach to loudly lambaste him in front of the whole team.

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Food is an important part of many holiday celebrations. But don’t let food-related illness ruin your holiday. Food safety boils down to three basic rules: 1. Keep hot food hot and cold food cold. 2. Keep everything in the kitchen clean. 3. Wash hands frequently. Refrigerate cooked foods that are not served immediately. If food […]

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Today’s Answer: Miracle Winner: Alyssa Today’s winner is Alyssa! 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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I’m THANKFUL for Sunny Skies (Hint, Hint, Upper Michigan) On this fine Thanksgiving (November 22, 2012) I am thankful for many things: Sunny Skies. Pumkin Pie. Locally Brewed Beer. Jazz – both the music and my kid. My “other” kid, Brock and his mom, Tanya. I love you both. You rock as humans. I’m thankful […]

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