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Kayakers Rescued After Falling Into Columbia River

(Portland, OR)  --  A group of kayakers is recovering after falling into the Columbia River.  The Coast Guard says the four kayakers were paddling near Rooster Rock State Park yesterday when three of them fell into the water.  Rescue crews found and rescued the three just east of Sand Island.  One kayaker was taken to a hospital for hypothermia.  Authorities say all four of the kayakers were wearing dry suits.
 

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