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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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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Holiday favorite, The Nutcracker is coming back to Kaufman Auditorium in Marquette. Event Co-producer Nikke Nason and Director Camilla Mingay joined The SUNNY Morning Show today to talk about this local production featuring a cast of over 100 dancers and Tchaikovsky’s beloved score. Nason and Mingay […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio Sports) – Members of the 2012 MHSAA District 7 Football State Champion Ishpeming Hematites stopped in this morning to join “The Voice of the Hematites”, our own Mike Plourde, to talk about their exciting win. Six players joined The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to discuss […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News)- WE Energies and Wolverine Power Cooperative have announced 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. Michigan Governor Rick Snyder spoke at a press conference in Marquette this morning where the companies announced […]

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