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Authorities warn Northwest swimmers to beware risky waters

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Authorities are warning recreationists to be wary of risky waterways as hot weather hits part of the Pacific Northwest.The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory for most of northwest Oregon and southwest Washington state through Sunday, the Statesman-Journal reported Friday. After an abnormally cool and wet spring, people are expected to head outdoors in droves.But officials say rivers are running higher and colder than normal, making conditions . . .

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