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Family missing off Calif. coast

MONTEREY, Calif. — Crews searched by sea and air and sought the public’s help Monday as they intensified efforts to find a husband and wife and two young children who sent a series of distress calls to the Coast Guard the day before.

The couple said Sunday their sailboat was sinking far off the California coast and they were fashioning a raft from a cooler and a life ring.

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