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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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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Great Lakes Center For Youth Development is encouraging all involved with area youth to use Thanksgiving as a lesson about being thankful. Paul Olson from the GLCYD visited the SUNNY Studios this morning to talk about the opportunity provided by the Thanksgiving holiday for adults to […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The YMCA of Marquette County is giving area folks an opportunity to work off a bit of the turkey and fixings that will be copiously consumed over Thanksgiving. Marquette County Y Executive Director Lisa Coombs-Gerou joined The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk […]

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RATTLESNAKES Texas – This city has some ten rattlesnake species and subspecies, more than any other state except Arizona. Well it didn’t stop a rabbit. This is one tough rabbit. He’s taking on this snake. And who runs away? Watch this!

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Noun: Ratiocination  (rat-ee-oh-suh-NAY-shun) Definition: 1. The process of exact thinking: reasoning. 2. A reasoned train of thought. Sample sentence: Edgar Allan Poe’s detective story “Murder in the Rue Morgue” is said to be his first work of ratiocination.

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What’s the best way to lose excess weight and keep it off? A study from Boston’s Children’s Hospital suggests that a low-glycemic-index diet is the best. The researchers recruited 21 young adults who were overweight or obese and put them on diets so that they were able to lose between 10 to 15 percent of […]

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