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Posted: August 5, 2014 at 3:20 a.m.

Officials work on the beach as the fishing vessel Paloma remains stuck in the breakers of Ocean Beach in San Francisco, Monday, Aug. 4, 2014. Crews suspended an hourslong air and sea search for a captain who may have abandoned his fishing boat when it got stranded off a San Francisco beach. The Coast Guard called off its search shortly before noon Monday. (AP Photo/San Francisco Examiner, Nathaniel Y. Downes)

Government to close 3 alien shelters

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