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UP Bargains Daily Deal – Toarmina’s Pizza

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Tourmina’s make delicious pizza! The Shopping Show is offering $15 certificates for any menu item for ONLY $9! $15 Certificates good for any menu items. Limit: 1 per customer per visit. No cash value. Not valid with any other offer. Call 226-6400

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U.P. Fire Departments Receive Federal Funds

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Two Upper Peninsula fire departments will receive federal grants to purchase new firefighting vehicles. The Norway Volunteer Fire Department will receive $237,500 and the Sugar Island Township Fire Department will receive $208,696 from the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, part of […]

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The Two Kids One Car Dilemma

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I was stuck. A time conflict prevented me from being able to be picked up. Thinking I had completely solved the problem, I decided to bike home. In order for this solution to work, however, I had to get my bike into my car. Searching around, I found this handy little lever in the trunk. […]

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Make Shepler’s Ferry Part of Your Summer Vacation

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Take a trip to Mackinac Island this summer. How? Try Shepler’s Ferry! Sit back and relax on the ride over while you take in the view. Shepler’s Ferry gets you to Mackinac Island quickly, leaving you more time to explore the historic island. Get your tickets now at UPBargains.com.

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My End of the Week Crisis

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It’s the end of the week. This means that I am attempting to stretch out the last of the food in my fridge until I can go grocery shopping this weekend. When I searched for dinner last night, I realized just how bleak my options were. Not inspired by my choices, I aimlessly wandered back […]

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The Neighbors’ Spring Cleaning Comes to My Benefit

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Spring cleaning uncovers all sorts of stuff. Thrown into the basement for a reason, that cabinet has absolutely no use. While I would love to say that I spent a few hours cleaning out my basement and hosting a garage sale, that is simply not the case. Instead, I cruised around town early on a […]

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Bears in Bonnets

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As a kid, no trip to the mall was complete without being sidetracked by these little machines. Who can resist sitting next to a bear wearing a bonnet? With a little imagination, the gentle rocking of the ride became the fastest race car. Imagination and persistence were the keys to making these rides come to […]

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Venture Outside – Summer is Finally Here

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  Yoopers are rejoicing in the appearance of summer. Out to enjoy the sunshine, toddlers scream in delight as they sweep down a slide at the park. Some of the more dedicated beach goers stake out their spots down at the edge of Lake Superior, although the life guards on duty are very adamant that […]

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Word of the Day – May 21 – Lionize

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Verb: Lionize  (LYE-uh-nyze) Definition: To treat as an object of great interest or importance. Sample sentence: In his letter to the editor, Jeremy denounced the mass media’s tendency to lionize accused murderers.

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A Stolen Cup of Coffee

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  Marquette, MI – Making the perfect cup of coffee is my first priority in the morning. By turning my back for a minute, I proved that I wasn’t the only one who enjoyed the boost. Well, there goes that cup. I guess I’ll just start again.        

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