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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The YMCA of Marquette County is preparing for a busy spring and summer season with a wide variety of programs and activities. Executive Director Lisa Coombs-Gerou stopped in on the SUNNY Morning Show today to give everyone a cheery update on the programs being offered.  The slate […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.S. Congressman Dan Benishek sat down this morning with News Director Walt Lindala for a discussion of a series of issues currently percolating in Washington D.C. The Crystal Falls Republican is currently visiting areas around the massive 1st Congressional District of Michigan and has been meeting with […]

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If you suspect that an overweight physician is less likely to advise overweight patients to shape up, you’re right. A new study from Johns Hopkins found that physicians with a normal body mass index (BMI) are much more likely to discuss weight loss with patients who need to drop excess pounds than are doctors who […]

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Noun: Sylph (SILF) Definition: 1. An elemental being in the theory of Paracelsus that inhabits air. 2. A slender graceful woman or girl. Sample sentence: The dancer was a lovely, elegant sylph upon the stage.

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Founder of the Upper Peninsula’s Huron Mountain Club and Northern Michigan University alumnus Frederick Nelson will be offering a presentation on “The Uninteded Research Legacies Of John Murno Longyear” tonight at 7pm. The presentation will be taking place in the Mead Auditorium in the West Science Building on NMU’s campus.

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Noun: Incunabulum (in-kyuh-Nab-yuh-lum) Definition: 1. A book printed before 1501. 2. A work of art or of industry of an early period. Sample sentence: The tiny college has a library with a display case that contains an incunabulum from the time of Columbus’ voyage to the New World.

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An annual fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Marquette County is coming up later this month. Bowl For Kids’ Sake is being held in bowling facilities around Marquette County and is the signature fundraiser for the agency.  Last year, the event raised nearly $35,000 for programs […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A non-profit organization is encouraging residents to consider hosting an exchange student in their home. International Experience is an agency that places exchange students from around the world in American homes for the goal of cultural exchange and building lifelon friendships. Cristina Anderson, Local Coordinator for IE, […]

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How do they do this?  Wikipedia explains the tools at hand here. Blackboard chalk is a substance used for drawing on rough surfaces, as it readily crumbles leaving particles that stick loosely to these surfaces. Although traditionally composed of natural chalk, modern blackboard chalk is generally made from the mineral gypsum (calcium sulfate), often supplied […]

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Here’s another reason to increase the amount of fish in your diet, particularly if you’re female: a new study shows that eating three servings of fish per week appears to cut the risk of developing colon polyps that could lead to cancer. Researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health and Vanderbilt University in Tennessee […]

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