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Verb: Gallivant (GAL-uh-vant) Definition: 1. To go about usually ostentatiously or indiscreetly with members of the opposite sex 2. To travel, roam, or move about for pleasure Sample sentence: After graduating from college, Maureen decided to take time to gallivant all over Europe before heading back home to find a job.

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Although once considered just a nuisance, insect bites can lead to serious medical problems. Not only can certain insects spread diseases like West Nile Virus, the bites themselves can become infected with bacteria, like Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Since bites are itchy, even without any worries about health problems, it is a good idea to […]

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MARQUETTE – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The annual “Fill the Boot” fund raiser to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association is coming this weekend. The event is hosted by the City of Marquette Fire Department and features firefi…

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Apologies on the really looooooooooooong break.  To say the least I had some things come up (like more projects!) and then I also took a week off. Anyways, back into this little thing. MIXING! My advice is to read this link on what exactly mixing entails.  It’s kind of the most not glamorous part of […]

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Noun: Volition (voh-LISH-un) Definition: 1. An act of making a choice or decision; also, a choice or decision made 2. The power of choosing or determining; will Sample sentence: The employee left the company of his own volition.

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette Township is hosting a full 0ut community day on Saturday, August 6th. The event will be held at Lions Field in the Township and will run from 11-am to at least 4-pm. Word is, though, that…

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As temperatures rise, your body works overtime to stay cool. Any outdoor activity in high heat is physically stressful and can lead to heat exhaustion or even heat stroke. Wear light, loose fitting clothing and don’t overdo it. One fact of heat is sweat. Even walking to your car in extreme heat can cause those […]

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Marquette, MI – Sunny 101.9 WKQS has been airing a new song since early June of 2011, and the response to “Everywhere Is Home” from the upcoming album “23 Red” by Antigone Rising has been very solid. Antigone Rising was catapulted into the spotlight in 2005 with their Hear Music/Lava Records debut release – “From the […]

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Verb: Exterminate (ik-STER-muh-nayt) Definition: To get rid of completely usually by killing off Sample sentence: We finally had to call a professional to exterminate the cockroaches in our apartment.

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Whether preparing food in your kitchen for the backyard grill or putting it all together at the campground, be sure to keep food surfaces clean. And with so many “cooks in the kitchen”, or at the grill, make sure to have plenty of clean utensils and platters on hand. To prevent foodborne illness, don’t use […]

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