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Noun: Spiel (SPEEL) Definition: A voluble line of often extravagant talk: a speech delivered especially to sell or promote something. Sample sentence: Jonathan called the wireless company with a question about his bill; he was not expecting a spiel from a representative trying to sell him on a more expensive data plan.

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Eating oranges and grapefruit daily seem to help lower the risk of stroke among women, thanks to compounds called flavones they contain. This news comes from reviewing 14 years of follow-up data gathered from 70,000 women participating in the U.S. Nurses’ Health Study, a landmark trial that has been on-going since 1976 and is still […]

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April 28, 2012- Listen to the 60 Minute Show 60 Minute Show Audio Today’s issue is the new motorcycle helmet law. Rant Rant#1 Audio Summary Today’s issue is the new motorcycle law that allows riders the choice to ride with or without a helmet.  The support of the bill actually comes from, in-part, both parties.  […]

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Performances by The Grimms, Pink O’Herod and Flaming Angus will be held tonight as part of an All-Ages Band tonight from 7:30 to 10 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library. No admission charge, for more information you can visit www.pwpl.info or call on the phone 226-4323

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Today’s Answer: Fargo Winner: Tom Today’s winner is Tom!  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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Noun: Patagium (puh-TAY-jee-um) Definition: 1. The fold of skin connecting the forelimbs and hind limbs of some tetrapods (as flying squirrels). 2. The fold of skin in front of the main segments of a bird’s wing. Sample sentence: The parrot plucked his feathers so badly that he exposed the patagium on his right wing.

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Once again vandalism has struck the Ishpeming High School track this spring.  The relatively new facility was spray painted with profanity and other symbols.  All the home meets are canceled for the season as the school was not able to cover up the damage by the start of the season.  A reward of $500 is […]

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MARQUETTE, MI-This morning on The Sunny Morning Show Bill Schrandt and Gary Penhale came in to discuss The Negaunee Male Chorus and their upcoming spring concert. The concert, “Sing Your Way Home”, will be taking place Saturday, May 12 at 7 p.m. at the W.C. Peterson Auditorium in the Ishpeming High School. To listen to […]

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Upper Peninsula of Michigan -At the Country Village Banquet & Convention Center on Thursday night, Susan Koehs won $5,000 worth of Hunter Douglas Window Treatments from Mathews Floor Fashions and Great Lakes Radio! During our next giveaway, that starts NOW, you could win a New Game Room from the Rec Depot of Marquette and Great […]

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We know that artificial light at night appears to affect breast cancer risk: studies have shown that the incidence of the disease is higher among women who are working night shifts. This may be because the body’s reaction to light suppresses the normal nighttime production of melatonin, which has the effect of boosting estrogen levels […]

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