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Coast Guard finds canoeists on Maine island

The Coast Guard ended its search for a missing boater off the Maine coast after finding a group of canoeists who were safe on an island in Blue Hill Bay.

Coast Guard officials in Portland received a distress call at 7:43 p.m. Monday from a man who gave his position as west of Mount Desert Island, but did not provide the nature of his distress or the name of the vessel.

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