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The best cure for a hang-over is prevention. Of course, if you don’t imbibe in the first place, you won’t end up with the cotton mouth, aching head, and upset stomach on the morning after the night before. But if you do indulge with a few cocktails, here are a couple tips to ease the […]

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Adjective: Dulcet (DUL-sut) Definition: 1. Sweet to the taste. 2. Pleasing to the ear. 3. Generally pleasing or agreeable. Sample sentence: At the concert, Kate leaned back in her seat, closed her eyes, and enjoyed the dulcet tones of the harp solo.

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Bluff Street Ramp Southeast Stair Tower Closure The Bluff Street Ramp Southeast Stair Tower will be closed beginning Monday, January 2, 2012 for resurfacing of the floor. Project completion is weather dependent; however, it is tentatively scheduled to re-open on Tuesday, January 10, 2012.  The elevator tower will remain open during this time.

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First of all, exercise – even a daily 45 minute walk four days a week – can cut your risks of catching colds. This advice from the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) is based on findings that people who do that amount of exercise take 25 to 50 percent less time off from work […]

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Noun: Duckboard (DUK-bord) Definition: A boardwalk or slatted flooring laid on a wet, muddy, or cold surface; usually used in plural. Sample sentence: Someone had laid duckboards across the marshy area of the path so that it was passable.

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Cutting down on salt may help your bones. That’s the word from Australian researchers who found that middle-aged women following a low-salt diet to control high blood pressure excreted less calcium than women on a high carbohydrate, low-fat diet. The investigators suggested that the change in urinary excretion of calcium could benefit bones in the […]

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The Miner boys took on Manistique on Tuesday afternoon coming out on top by a final score of 73 to 44. Join us on Thursday the 5th when the Miners will take on Escanaba with tip-off at 7:30pm and pre-game at 7:00pm. Only on your home for Negaunee Miners basketball all season long, Sunny 101.9 […]

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Adjective: Flagrant (FLAY-grunt) Definition: Conspicuously offensive; especially so obviously inconsistent with what is right or proper as to appear to be a flouting of law or morality Sample sentence: The United Nations is investigating what seem to be flagrant violations of human rights by the junta.

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If you get frequent headaches, including migraines, air pollution may to be blame, at least for some of them. Researchers in Chile recently reported on the results of a study in Santiago Province, an area surrounded by the Coastal and Andes mountains and therefore topographically susceptible to pollution. The investigators found that hospital admissions for […]

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Adjective: Intrepid (in-TREP-id) Definition: Characterized by resolute fearlessness, fortitude, and endurance. Sample sentence: She was an intrepid child, always coming home with scrapes and bruises, but also with great stories of “adventures.”

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