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Body of Illinois swimmer found in Redgranite Quarry

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REDGRANITE, Wis. (AP) -- The body of an Illinois swimmer has been found in the Redgranite Quarry.
   
Police say the body of Marquis Hough was recovered at about 9:30 a.m. Monday. Authorities began looking for Hough on Sunday afternoon after a report that he went swimming in the quarry and did not resurface. Hough's age was not immediately available.
   
The incident happened as Redgranite was celebrating a Labor Day festival. WBAY-TV reports that fireworks scheduled for Sunday evening at the quarry were cancelled.
   
This is the third drowning at Redgranite Quarry this year.

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