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Noun: Hendiadys (hen-DYE-uh-dis) Definition: The expression of an idea by the use of usually two independent words connected by the word and: nice and warm Sample sentence: The hendiadys “good and loud” appears in many reviews of the concert.

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Once thought of as vices, some simple indulgences can actually be good for you. Experts have known for years that dark chocolate can help lower blood pressure and deliver heart-healthy antioxidants. Newer research shows the sweet stuff may even help fight “bad” cholesterol and boost your brainpower. Feel free to enjoy an ounce a day. […]

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Lakeview Arena started their open skating this week which runs from now until March.  You can see their schedule on their site that gives the times for open hockey and open skating. I got to experience the open hockey today.  I strapped on the gear for the first time in over five years!   Hitting […]

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Negaunee, MI – Negaunee High School Students will have the day off tomorrow (Friday).  The teachers will be attending professional development sessions.  It is always good to have a day off every so often to relax, sleep in, and get caught up on school work.  The football team will be well rested and ready to […]

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Noun: Sop (SAHP) Definition: A conciliatory or propitiatory bribe, gift, or gesture. Sample sentence: The contractor offered higher priced bathroom fixtures at no extra cost as a sop to the homeowner, who was threatening to cancel the contract.

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In June of this year, a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association demonstrated that watching two or more hours of television daily raises the risk of heart disease and diabetes, and now a report from Australia has calculated how many years a daily TV viewing habit can shave off life expectancy. […]

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Adjective: Languid (LANG-gwid) Definition: 1. Drooping or flagging from or as if from exhaustion: weak 2. Sluggish in character or disposition: listless 3. Lacking force or quickness of movement: slow Sample sentence: The trial proceeded at a languid pace as each attorney called up a whole roster of witnesses to testify.

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Dried plums, also called prunes, seem to be really good for bones. Researchers from Florida State and Oklahoma State universities tested two fruits, dried plums and dried apples, on two groups of postmenopausal women. For a year, one group of 55 women ate about 10 prunes per day while a second group of 45 women […]

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Negaunee- Yesterday the intern was out of the office at Great Lakes Radio, I was at the school attending a safety seminar.  Negaunee High School students heard a presentation from Passes Edge Training, a nonprofit organization funded by MIOSHA (Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration).  Passes Edge is dedicated to giving students proper training on […]

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Noun: Cockaigne (kah-KAYN) Definition: An imaginary land of great luxury and ease Sample sentence: Located on a secluded white sandy beach, the resort, with its many amenities, including a first-class luxury spa, is like a utopian cockaigne.

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