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Cucumber benefits you in many ways as it contains most of the vitamins you need every day. Just one cucumber contains Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, Folic Acid, Vitamin C, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium and Zinc. Feeling tired in the afternoon? Put down the caffeinated soda and pick up […]

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Noun: Baksheesh (BAK-sheesh) Definition: Payment (as a tip or bribe) to expedite service. Sample sentence: “I’m sure the fact that we got seated so quickly had nothing to do that with that little baksheesh you just slipped the host,” said Erica to her dining companion.

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Increasing your vitamin intake through dietary changes can be difficult for some of us on the go. There are some easy ways to fulfill your daily dietary needs. Carrot juice is a great supplement for your vitamin A intake, and offers other great benefits as well. Carrot juice provides much more than vitamin A. It […]

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Marquette – The warm water rushed out the 43 jets of the Nordic Hot Tub soothing the aching back of CCI laborers and school teachers whom worked hard all day. Yes the warm water was sloshing around the tired feet of those that worked 12 hours at the Empire. This is what I hear the […]

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Adjective: Doughty (DOW-tee) Definition: Marked by fearless resolution : valiant Sample sentence: When little Liza saw the neighborhood bullies picking on one of the younger boys, the doughty girl marched up to them and demanded that they stop at once.

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Local author Ashley Vogel has just come out with her second book called “Make It Out Alive.”  Vogel, 25,  who grew up in Sault Ste. Marie and lived in Marquette for a number years while going to NMU wrote the book that takes place in a fictional town that is within an hour of Marquette. […]

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You’ve likely seen the advertisements promoting the idea that corn syrup is the same as sugar. There is a difference – high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) has a slightly higher quantity of fructose than do traditional cane or beet sugars. But the big downside of HFCS isn’t that it is much less healthy than regular […]

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Noun: Megrim (MEE-grim) Definition: 1. a. Migraine b. dizziness or vertigo 2. a. Low spirits b. Whim or fancy Sample sentence: Cathy’s friends tried to convince her that a night on the town would help to alleviate her megrim, but she wasn’t buying it.

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Here’s more evidence that omega-3 fatty acids may help lessen depression, at least in mice. And it may also reduce the creatures’ alcohol cravings. Investigators at the Indiana University School of Medicine studied the effects of giving DHA, one of the omega 3 fatty acids found in fish oil, to mice bred to have bipolar […]

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Negaunee – Teal Lake is mirror perfect again this morning. Just before this mornings sunrise, I purchased a fresh 24 ounce cup of Holiday Pantry Coffee in Ishpeming on the way into work. Two creams tamed the robust Columbia taste. I headed East toward Marquette. Umm…as I sipped and breathed in the bean aroma…umm…as my […]

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