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      4 fall from paddleboats into D.C.'s Tidal Basin

      WASHINGTON (AP) - Authorities say four people were thrown from rented paddleboats into Washington's Tidal Basin when the boats were pushed up against a bridge abutment amid windy conditions.

      D.C. fire officials helped employees of the paddleboat company pull the people from the water Monday afternoon.

      Fire officials say one person was taken to a hospital as a precaution, but there were no serious injuries.

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