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Noun: Cacography (ka-KAH-gruh-fee) Definition: 1. Bad spelling 2. Bad handwriting Sample sentence: The letter was marred by cacography and poor punctuation, among other flaws.

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If you’re a runner pushing 60, there’s mostly good news from a new study comparing 51 strong runners ranging in age from 18 to 60 plus. The up side is that the body continues to use oxygen as efficiently as it did decades earlier. The bad news is that you’re probably running slower than you […]

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Michigan has the right to carry.  Some of us do.  Most of us don’t. But with one view of this I broke out in laughter.  It just seems so out of place I chuckled.

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Too many starchy carbs seem to be associated with breast cancer recurrence. Researchers at the University of California, San Diego divided 2,651 breast cancer survivors into four groups based on their daily carbohydrate intake. Over the course of a year, the study revealed an average daily increase of 2.3 grams of carbohydrates among the women […]

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Noun: Propinquity (pruh-PING-kwuh-tee) Definition: 1. Nearness of blood: kinship 2. Nearness in place or time: proximity Sample sentence: Many of the retirement community’s residents cite the propinquity of the area’s various cultural offerings as a significant reason for their choice of the facility.

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Lansing- The senate Helmet Repeal seems to be going Nowhere. The senate introduced a new helmet law, amended and passed it. Then the house amended & added to it and passed it. Now it’s back to the senate and stalled. Our Lansing sources have indicated that a bill that will allow motorcycle riders to ride […]

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You know how we always think about what big huge tanks the old “Cars of the 50′s and 60′s” were for size? How many times have you heard: “I wish they would make cars the way they did in the old days.” Is the older better? Could you stop those bigger older cars as fast […]

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February 14, 2012 – Enjoy a meal and a movie on Valentine’s Day at the Peter White Public Library on Tuesday, February 14. The buffet style dinner is catered by local favorite, UpFront and Company, and begins at 5:30 pm. The film presentation for the evening is “Midnight in Paris” starring Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams […]

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February 3, 2012 – Northern Michigan University Marquette – One of the main benefits to attending a concert in the Great Lakes Room at NMU is the music is so good, the artists so talented, and the style is so different it just sweeps you off your feet. Yid Vicious was better than good. I […]

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How young can you be to start singing or start piano lessons? When can you start acoustic guitar lessons? How large do your hands have to be to play the guitar properly? This very young kindergarten class breaks all the rules. It is difficult to master strumming and finger placement. This teacher must have a […]

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