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Noun: Stiction (STIK-shun) Definition: The force required to cause one body in contact with another to begin to move. Sample sentence: Tire quality can affect stiction at the start of an auto race.

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A new study from the University of California, San Francisco, suggests that mindful eating plus stress reduction can prevent weight gain. In fact, the combination may even result in loss of dangerous fat you can’t see – deep abdominal fat linked to the risk of diabetes and heart disease. The research team divided 47 chronically […]

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Ishpeming – 02/01/12 – Have you visited McDonald’s of Ishpeming lately? McDonald’s recently celebrated their Grand Re-opening showing off their new interior look. Stop in to dine in their newly renovated interior and enjoy the modern atmosphere. Congratulations to Jerrod Koski of Ishpeming, winner of the IPad2 and Kaleb Larson of Ishpeming, winner of the […]

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January 2012 – Upper Peninsula Michigan shoppers have saved well in excess of 3 million dollars on Major Discounts Shopping Show called UPBargains.com.It has aired weekly since the mid-1990′s. The Major says, “People Love The Show because we save them lots of money.” Save on he best restaurants like Hardees, KFC, Wendy’s, Jeffrey’s, Big Boy, […]

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If you’re a culture vulture – if you paint, dance, play the guitar (or another musical instrument) and appreciate the arts – a Norwegian study suggests that you’re better off physically and psychologically. Cultured citizens there are healthier and less inclined to be depressed than those who don’t dab paint on canvas, dance, or make […]

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Marquette – 01/30/12 – The City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center invites the community to view the third annual “Shots and Stories” photography exhibition and competition. During the month of February visitors may vote for their favorite artwork from the 30 entries. The top three “viewer’s choice” winners’ images and stories will appear in […]

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Does losing your train of thought or the inability to come up with the right word mean more than just a passing “senior moment”? Maybe so, concludes a study from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Senior moments don’t suggest that Alzheimer’s is near, the researchers reported, but these minor lapses could […]

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In so many cases a guy is a guy and a lady is very different? It’s the age old question. Were our brains created differently? Why are there so many of the same male differences in males, and very different female traits in most females? This comedian has some strong opinions that seem quite true […]

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Slow breathing can beat pain. This strategy worked among women who paced their breathing at half the normal rate – they were able to significantly reduce the pain from heat pulses on their palms. Paced breathing was even effective for women with fibromyalgia, which causes chronic pain. But women who were overwhelmed by negative feelings, […]

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Today Movie Trivia Winner is Jerry; he was selected from our pool of caller who could correctly name one movie currently playing at the G.K.C. Royal Cinema!!! Congratulations Jeff!!

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