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Sometimes you just need to get away, even if it’s a 10 minute walk from your apartment.  This past weekend after getting out of work I had to find a bit of time to just stare and think. That’s where Lake Superior comes in.  It’s right next to Marquette, I don’t think you can be […]

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Verb: Retrocede (ret-roh-SEED) Definition: 1. To go back: recede 2. To cede back (as a territory) Sample sentence: A congressman introduced a bill to retrocede the land back to its original owner, but it was defeated.

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MARQUETTE, MI – Great Lakes Radio News – Jason Harper, an international scholar from Marquette, MI, has been spending time in China working with students to create cookbooks that are much more than ingredient lists and cooking directions. T…

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Even when you travel, you can stick to your healthy eating plan. Bring your own meal for the flight or car ride. Homemade sandwiches and fresh fruit are a great option. Not only will you be able to control what you eat, but you will also save time and money. Be smart about snacks. Have […]

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Giving blood can be a very intimidating thing for the first time donor.  Will it hurt, how much will it hurt; how long does it take…all questions easily answered by the professionals at The U.P. Regional Blood Center at Marquette General. The most painful part of the procedure actually may be the writing cramps one […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – Great Lakes Radio News – The Marquette Food Co-op is looking into assessing the needs of local farmers in order to ensure a steady supply of high quality local food for consumers. The Co-op has teamed up with M-S-U Extension, The …

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Health Fair is being presented tomorrow at Brookridge Heights Assisted Living and Memory Care in Marquette. This event is open to the public and is intended to give interested people and opportun…

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When you work midnights, it’s sometimes a bit hard to sleep.  Especially when it’s summer and the sun is up early, it’s bright, and it’s really freaking warm outside.  Lucky for me, my apartment is half underground (imagine it like the place in “Scott Pilgrim”) and the heat doesn’t beat me up too badly.  Last […]

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Too much ice cream too fast will cause the proverbial brain freeze. When this happens, press your tongue flat against the roof of your mouth, covering as much as you can. Since the nerves in the roof of your mouth get extremely cold, your body thinks your brain is freezing, too. In compensating, it overheats, […]

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Noun: Juggernaut (JUG-er-nawt) Definition: 1. A large heavy truck 2. A massive inexorable force, campaign, movement or object that crushes whatever is in its path. Sample sentence: Led by their talented shooting guard, the high school’s basketball team was a juggernaut, winning the state championship three years in a row.

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