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Coast Guard rescues 15 people aboard 2 boats

ST. PETERSBURG, FL (AP) - The Coast Guard rescued 15 people stranded aboard two boats along Florida's Gulf coast.

No one was injured.

The Coast Guard received a distress call Sunday night saying that two boats were stranded near Three Rookers Bar.

One boat and it's eight passengers was escorted to shore by the Coast Guard escorted the boat to shore. Meanwhile, seven passengers on the other boat were rescued and two remained with the vessel until high tide.

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