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High protein diets increase in the amount of proteins one consumes on a daily basis. Though there is some debate about the effectiveness of such a diet plan, many nutritionists and dieters seem to think that it is a great weight loss strategy. Proteins make you feel fuller quicker and for a longer amount of […]

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Marquette, Mich. – Marquette has had may different versions of Farmers Markets through the years, but the one downtown at The Marquette Commons building has taken off like no other in recent memory. Local growers, vendors and artists begin setting up by dawn every Saturday for the weekly market which runs from 9:00 AM – […]

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I can’t believe it’s August, this means a few things for me here at Great Lakes radio.  One of the biggest things is that I’m coming close to working here for a year, which is really hard to believe it’s gone by so fast.  I started working at the beginning of the high school football […]

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Noun: Gumption (GUMP-shun) Definition: 1. Common sense, horse sense 2. Enterprise, initiative Sample sentence: Mr. Walters hoped that at least one of his young sales clerks would have the gumption to apply for the vacant assistant manager position.

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The vegetarian diet is actually more than merely a diet to many people it is a way of life and habit. There are estimated to be twenty million vegetarians in America. Of course the term “vegetarian” covers a lot of ground, and does not fully define the various types of vegetarians there are. Basically a […]

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Verb: Fillip (FIL-up) Definition: 1. a: To strike by holding the nail of a finger against the ball of the thumb and then suddenly releasing it from that position b: To make a filliping motion with 2. To project quickly by or as if by a fillip : snap 3. To urge on : stimulate […]

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This weekend is something that only comes around only once a summer, the Marquette County Fair!  It started yesterday but there’s still a whole weekend of stuff going there.  Check out http://www.marquettecountyfair.org/ for all of their information.  I know I go to check out the animals and some of the local bands playing on Saturday.  […]

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Kids who get lots of antibiotics from their doctors are more likely to harbor the MRSA superbug, although it’s still rare, a new study of British youngsters has found. While that doesn’t prove the drugs are to blame for the antibiotic-resistant bacterium, it would make biological sense, researchers say. MRSA, or methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, first […]

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  Negaunee, MI. – Around 90 kids represent the Negaunee Miners football program for the 2011 Mid-Peninsula Conference football campaign. Varsity, JV and Freshman football each have about 30 players each, and as is the case every year optimism is running high with the Maize and Blue this season. Several key players return at the […]

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Adjective: Adventitious (ad-ven-TISH-us) Definition: 1. Coming from another source and not inherent or innate 2. Arising or occurring sporadically or in other than the usual location Sample sentence: As my garden grew, I watched my carefully planted crop of vegetables begin to develop, but also many adventitious plants that I did not plant.

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