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Authorities say two people are missing after apparently being swept into Lake Superior as high waves and winds whipped Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

Coast Guard Commander on Great Lakes Retires Today

Aug 2, 2017
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The first woman to lead the Coast Guard district that covers the Great Lakes is retiring Wednesday. 

The U.S. Coast Guard Air Station in Traverse City is getting a new top officer.