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General News Archive - July 06, 2003

The bodies of two people who drowned along a three-mile stretch of Lake Michigan shoreline were recovered Sunday, bringing to six the total number found dead in the choppy waters. A seventh swimmer who disappeared in the area at the same time Friday was still missing and presumed dead.

Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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