- Associated Press - Thursday, February 11, 2016

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Coast Guard rescued two people from a 13-foot aluminum flat boat taking water near the mouth of the Mississippi River.

Coast Guard said in a news release a helicopter arrived at the boat near Main Pass at 3:22 p.m. Wednesday, hoisted the boaters and took them to the Chevron helicopter pad in Venice.

There were no injuries.

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