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Verb: Recuse  (rih-KYOOZ) Definition: To disqualify oneself as a judge in a particular case: more broadly, to remove oneself from participation to avoid a conflict of interest. Sample sentence: The judge had to recuse herself because she was the sister-in-law of the defendant.

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How quickly and easily you can sit down on the floor and then get up may give you a hint about how long you’ll live. A study from Brazil looked at how adept some 2,002 men and women ages 51 to 80 were at performing these moves. We know that aerobic fitness correlates with a […]

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The Miners are at home for their final regular season game of the year as they host Iron Mountain. Negaunee is looking to finish with an undefeated conference record. Wayne R. Johnson has your call here on Sunny 101.9 WKQS. Negaunee, Michigan– Eric Lori gets the Miners on the board first, after converting a lay-up […]

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Today’s Answer: Star Wars Episode III: Revenge Of The Sith Winner: Sue Today’s winner is Sue! 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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Simply getting an extra hour or so of shuteye might help lower your blood pressure. A study published online on November 22, 2012 by the Journal of Sleep Research suggested that individuals with high blood pressure or prehypertension could bring their pressure down if they got an extra hour of sleep per night. The study […]

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Adjective: Roseate  (ROH-zee-ut) Definition: 1. Resembling a rose especially in having a pink color 2. Overly optimistic: viewed favorably Sample sentence: Her memories of her childhood are pleasant, bordering on roseate; some of her siblings recall things a bit differently.

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Today’s Answer: Pineapple Express Winner: Ted Today’s winner is Ted! 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. Cassadee Pope “Over You” Cassadee Pope “Over You” is your new music add and song of the day on Sunny 101.9 WKQS. “Over You” is a new song from Cassadee Pope and can be heard today on Sunny 101.9 WKQS. It’s A Better Variety–Sunny 101.9 WKQS! Be sure to […]

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Adjective: Idiopathic  (id-ee-uh-PATH-ik) Definition: 1. Arising spontaneously or from an obscure or unknown cause 2. Peculiar to the individual Sample sentence: Some dogs have idiopathic epilepsy, which means there’s no real explanation for their seizures, though even a reasonably mild stressor may increase the odds of a seizure.

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We know that sugary soft drinks can promote weight gain, but they also can worsen arthritis of the knee, particularly in men. This association was revealed in an analysis of data from more than 2,100 men and women participating in a large osteoarthritis study who had provided information on their eating habits, including their soft […]

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