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Hang out with happy people and you’re likely to be happy, too. In fact, findings from a new study suggest that being around happy people boosts your spirits even more than a financial windfall. For the study, investigators from Harvard and the University of California, San Diego, tracked more than 4,700 people who participated in […]

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Noun: Quietus (kwye-EE-tus) Definition: 1. Final settlement (as of a debt) 2. Removal from activity: especially as in death. 3. Something that quiets or represses. Sample sentence: The town council voted against granting a permit to stage a concert in the park, thus putting the quietus on any repeat of last year’s unruly crowd.

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Marquette – 03/13/12 – Marquette Township Business Association and members of the Marquette Charter Township Committee members met to exchange ideas on how to keep business owners informed with changing developments connected with township businesses. MTBA Chairman Frank Stablie expressed the need to keep businesses appraised of ongoing plans and changes that eventually effect businesses […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The First Nighters Club at Northern Michigan University will present an evening of Broadway favorites performed by “Three Divas of the U.P.” the Saturday at the Forest Roberts Theater on campus. Denise Clark, Kristie Moe and Leslie Sollid will sing classic selections from Broadway musicals. Concert Director […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – This weekend marks the 20-th Annual “Learning to Walk Together” Traditional Pow Wow on the campus of Northern Michigan University in Marquette. The event is presented by the Native American Student Association at NMU and is a celebration of Native American culture, art, food and more.  The […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.S. Congressman Dan Benishek has announced that he will be seeking re-election to the House of Represntatives in this fall’s election. The Iron River Republican made the announcement earlier this week, saying that he wishes to be re-elected to represent the 1-st Congressional District of Michigan for […]

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MARQUETTE – Sunny’s very own Mike Plourde and Walt Lindala with Area firefighters and law enforcement personnel are gearing up for the 28th annual Pigs-N-Heat hockey game Wednesday evening at 7. According to organizer Brian Olson, president of the relief fund, the game draws thousands of fans and offers an evening of spirited hockey action, […]

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Dermatologists are warning that the henna tattoos, sold everywhere from beachside stands to carnivals to cruise ships, may contain a harmful chemical known as para-phenylenediamine, or PPD. Used to make the temporary tattoos last longer, PPD has been associated with major skin problems including rashes, blistering and even permanent scarring. Henna used for temporary tattoos […]

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Adjective: Nondescript (nahn-di-SKRIPT) Definition: 1. Belonging or appearing to belong to no particular class or kind: not easily described. 2. Lacking distinctive or interesting qualities: dull or drab. Sample sentence: The famous spy was a very quiet, nondescript man that no one could describe even a few minutes after meeting him, which was clearly an […]

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