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Coast Guard forced to rescue dog and owner off coast of Virginia

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HAMPTON, VA (WWBT) -

A dog and his owner were stranded after his sailboat became disabled in the river, near Hampton.

The Coast Guard rescued the pair Wednesday. The boat was found about half a mile away from the coast.

The man and his dog were taken to the Langley Air Force Base Marina.

The coast guard says that the sailboat can still be salvaged. 

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