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INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn. (AP) — Police are searching for a man who disappeared while swimming with a friend in a river west of International Falls.

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Ontario Provincial Police say two men were swimming in the Rainy River west of International Falls Sunday night when a 27-year-old man went under water and disappeared.

WDIO-TV says the OPP's Underwater Search and Recovery unit has been deployed. They're getting help from the Koochiching County Sheriff's Department.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.

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