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      Coast Guard: 2 rescued after canoe overturns

      BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard says two men were rescued after their canoe overturned off Bellingham.

      The men were in Portage Channel near Lummi Island on Saturday morning. A witness on shore called authorities just before 11 a.m. to say he could see that the men were in the water. Neither was wearing a life jacket.

      A crew in a 25-foot boat responded from the Coast Guard station in Bellingham, and found the men with the help of a U.S. Customs and Border Protection helicopter.

      The men were treated for mild hypothermia.
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