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Northern Michigan – 7-19-2011 – Canadian Forest Fires Causing Smoke over U.P. A heavy layer of smoke covering the Central and Western Upper Peninsula is the result of forest fires burning in Ontario, Canada . Citizens across the affected area have been calling public safety officials with concerns about the smoke. Michigan Department of Natural […]

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Pick one outdoor activity — going on a hike, taking a nature walk, playing games such as tag with your kids, cycling, roller blading, or swimming — to shed that cooped-up feeling of gym workouts. And remember, the family that plays together not only gets fit together — it’s also a great way to create […]

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Noun: Anacoluthon (an-uh-kuh-LOO-thahn) Definition: Syntactical inconsistency or incoherence within a sentence; especially : a shift in an unfinished sentence from one syntactic construction to another Sample sentence: Shakespeare uses anacoluthon to express the king’s emotion in this line from Henry V: “Rather proclaim it, Westmorelan, through my host, / That he which hath no stomach […]

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Join Mark and Walt on Sunny 101.9 WKQS over the next few weeks for your chance at an authentic Major League bat from Labatt Blue Light courtesy of Pike Distributing of Marquette. This awesome piece would look great in any family room, man cave or camp! Listen and WIN!!

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Heavy storms across the central Upper Peninsula Sunday night caused limited power outages in Marquette County.  There was, however, one noteworthy exception with the closing today of the Peter White Public Library due to lightning related power reductions. According to PWPL staff, they are running on limited power as of Monday morning July 18th, 2011 […]

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You know you need to, now it’s time to start: floss every single day. Do it at the beach (in a secluded spot), while reading on your patio, or when watching TV — and the task will breeze by. Flossing reduces oral bacteria, which improves overall body health, and if oral bacteria is low, your […]

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Negaunee, MI – 07-15-11 – Sunny 101.9 provided full coverage of the grand opening of the Fox Chevy GMC Buick building at Fox Negaunee. The video of the event is embedded below or click HERE. Feel free to leave comments! Click HERE for direct YouTube link.

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Texaco Country Showdown Dates Released for Upper Peninsula Michigan
Marquette County  – July 15, 2011  – Four more Texaco Country Showdowns are slated for the following dates around the Upper Peninsula. You could win $1,000 in Escanaba at the Island Resort & Casino if you win one of the following local showdown preliminary events. WQXO- 8-6 – 1p-4p – at Lyons Field in Marquette [...]

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Negaunee, MI – 07-15-11 – Fox Negaunee cut the ribbon on their Fox Chevy GMC Buick Building today. Fox Motors owner Dan DeVos cut the ribbon with Fox Negaunee’s General Manager Bob Hanson next to him. Photos from the event are posted below. A video of the ceremony will be posted shortly.

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Marquette, MI – 07-14-11 – As evidenced in pictures taken at Great Lakes Radio Studios, Walt Lindala has in fact temporarily changed species.   Favoring the look of the Gopher from Caddyshack, Walt’s new furry personality will remain until next week. However, do not expect to hear any news or comments from Mr. Lindala as […]

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