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Adjective: Valorous (VAL-uh-russ) Definition: 1. Possessing or acting with bravery or boldness: courageous. 2. Marked by, exhibiting, or carried out with courage or determination: heroic. Sample sentence: Audie Murphy was awarded the Medal of Honor in 1945 for valorous acts that helped to save his company in the face of a fierce German assault.

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January 12, 2012 – Gasoline prices are a contentious subject in virtually every town in Michigan. Colorado has gas in the mid $2 range. Wisconsin has gas priced in the Low $3 range. Michigan remains in the upper $3 range. Why is so costly to move gas just a few hundred miles North? A short […]

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Even if you avoid the brightly colored boxes of sugarcoated kids’ cereals, you may not be picking the healthiest breakfast options. Sugars, calories and fats can be hidden in many cereals – including those that are marketed as “healthy.” Consider the following when choosing cereals: Sugars: Choose varieties with eight grams of sugar or less […]

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Noun: Fustian (FUSS-chun) Definition: 1. A strong cotton and linen fabric. 2. High-flown or affected writing or speech. Sample sentence: Readers with a low tolerance for fustian may be put off by the writer’s style, but there is no denying that his arguments have merit.

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The Miner boys took on Ishpeming on Wednesday coming out on top by a final score of 70 to 47. Join us on Friday the 13th when the Miner girls will take on Gwinn with tip-off at 7:45pm and pre-game at 7:15pm. Only on your home for Negaunee Miners basketball all season long, Sunny 101.9 […]

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MOVIE: GoodFellas (1990) ANSWER: “We Were GoodFellas…Wiseguys” WINNER: Kathy Henry Hill is a small time gangster, who takes part in a robbery with Jimmy Conway and Tommy De Vito, two other gangsters who have set their sights a bit higher. His two partners kill off everyone else involved in the robbery, and slowly start to […]

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Noun: Tome (TOHM) Definition: 1. A volume forming part of a larger work. 2. A book, especially a large, scholarly book. Sample sentence: It took me more than a month to finish reading that 800-page tome on European history.

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If you live near a noisy highway or anywhere close to traffic sounds, you may be at increased risk of high blood pressure. That’s the conclusion of a new study from Sweden, which found that adults who live near the noisiest roads were much more likely to report high blood pressure than individuals who live […]

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MOVIE: RED ANSWER: “Wanna Get Pancakes?” WINNER: ROSE Frank (Bruce Willis) is retired, bored and lonely living off his government pension in a nondescript suburb in an equally nondescript house. The only joy in Frank’s life are his calls to the government pension processing center when he gets to talk to his case worker Sarah […]

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Verb: Defer (dih-FER) Definition: 1. Put off or delay. 2. To postpone induction of a person into military service. Sample sentence: The minister advised the young couple that it would be wise to defer getting married until they had finished school.

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