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OREGON RIVER BOAT RUNS AGROUND NEAR PORTLAND

The Willamette Queen, an 87-foot-long sightseeing sternwheeler, has run aground near Oregon City. The incident happened around 5:30 P.M. on Sunday. There were no reported injuries to the 80 passengers on board the vessel. Two Coast Guard vessels and a tug responded to the accident and were able to free the Willamette Queen and tow it to Willamette Park in Portland.