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Coast Guard chopper from Oregon aids CA fisherman

A Coast Guard helicopter crew from North Bend on the southern Oregon coast has flown an ailing crewman from a commercial fishing vessel 30 miles off northern California to waiting medics in Crescent City, California. Petty Officer 3rd Class Katelyn Shearer in Seattle says the whole operation took about three hours Tuesday evening from the time the parent company of the 344-foot fishing vessel called a Coast Guard command center in Alameda, California, just before 5 p.m. Read the rest here, and here 09:27