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A swimmer identified as Charles Krause of Neenah, Wis., is brought to an ambulance on Thursday evening in an apparent drowning at West End Beach in Traverse City.

Man drowns in bay
TRAVERSE CITY — A 21-year-old man's evening swim turned tragic when he was pulled lifeless from seven feet of gently waving water at a West Grand Traverse Bay beach.


OUR VIEW
Political newcomers bring variety to the ballot box
It may not always be pretty, but representative democracy seems to be thriving in the Grand Traverse area. More and more candidates representing various political persuasions and backgrounds are coming forward. And more and more, elected officials are being held accountable at the ballot box for what they do — or don't do — in office.

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Grandville’s Chase Sherrod breaks a tackle by Traverse City West defensive back Seth Chargo.

NCAA FOOTBALL
Gordon to start for MSU
TRAVERSE CITY — Entering preseason practice, red-shirt freshman linebacker Eric Gordon (Traverse City West) was installed as Michigan State's starter at weakside linebacker.

FRONTIER LEAGUE
PREP ROUNDUP

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Director Kenneth Bloomquist is a former director of bands and of the School of Music at Michigan State University.

'NEVER A DULL MOMENT'
Popular Northport Community Band marks end of summer
NORTHPORT — When musician and Northport resident Kenneth Bloomquist decided to organize a community band 10 years ago, six players showed up — counting him. Most hadn't picked up an instrument in years. Despite that inauspicious start, the band stuck with it. Now it's one of the most popular groups in the area.


House ethics panel says Rep. Rangel violated rules

Prince William gives UK long-awaited royal wedding

Top Senate Republican joins push to stop earmarks

Bush breaks ground on presidential center in Texas

Hope fades in search of collapsed Indian building

Stocks tumble on Asian inflation, Euro debt fears

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Gas prices at Michigan pumps
Average price/gallon as of August 28:
  Reg. Prem. Diesel
National $2.74 $3.02 $2.92
Mich. $2.95 $3.25 $2.98
T.C. $2.96 $3.26 $2.97

Source: AAA Michigan


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