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Due to the sedentary nature of modern life, it is quite common to accumulate excess fat around ones midsection.  As unattractive as it looks, and as uncomfortable as it makes one feel at the beach, excess fat in the abdomen also poses serious health risks.  The keys to shedding that paunch are raising your metabolism, […]

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Marquette, MI – The first of five Country Showdown competitions will be held on July 1st, 2011 in downtown Ishpeming, Michigan at the Festival of Treasures. After that, the next competition is July 4th, 2011 in Marquette at Lower Harbor during the International Food Festival. It’s only $20 to Register to Sing at either competition! […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A recent interview with Debra Nance with the Marquette Area Fourth of July Committee revealed that there was going to be no marching bands in this year’s Fourth of July parade in Marquette. This was due to the fact that the Fourth of July Committee did not [...]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The time has come again for the annual Marquette County Relay For Life. This annual event, put on by the American Cancer Society, is scheduled for this weekend at the Al Quaal Recreation Area in Ishpeming. Carl Fulsher, Community Representative for ACS, joined Mark and Walt in [...]

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Adjective:  Efficacious  (ef-uh-KAY-shus) Definition:  Having the power to produce a desired effect. Sample sentence:  Pam knew that the most efficacious remedy for her cold would be a steaming bowl of her grandmother’s chicken soup.

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Marquette, MI – The first of five Country Showdown competitions will be held on July 1st, 2011 in downtown Ishpeming, Michigan at the Festival of Treasures. After that, the next competition is July 4th, 2011 in Marquette at Lower Harbor during the International Food Festival. It’s only $20 to Register to Sing at either competition! [...]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Marquette’s Presque Isle Park is currently competing online to win the 2011 “This Place Matters Community Challenge.” The city is currently ranked in the top 30 of 100. Each person is only allowed to vote once throughout the Challenge, and voting ends on June [...]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Area non-profit agencies in Marquette and Alger Counties will be able to gain valuable information to make their groups stronger and more effective thanks to a special conference being put on by the Great Lakes Center For Youth Development this fall. Ann Gonyea, with the GLCYD, visited [...]

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When you spray with insecticides, the labels always warn you not to get the liquid on your skin. But they don’t mention that your clothes can make a difference in the absorption factor. Here’s proof: The chemistry department at Texas Southern University bought just about every brand of insecticide in the hardware store, and checked […]

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MARQUETTE, MI (Great Lakes Radio News) – A national effort to prevent crime in local communities is coming to Marquette County. The National Night Out is an effort that encourages communities to hold block parties, barbecues or other safe, alcohol-free parties so people can get to know their neighbors and their law enforcement officers. Michigan [...]

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