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Officials: 360,000 spring chinook die at aging fish hatchery

ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) - Oregon wildlife officials say 360,000 young salmon and eggs have died at a western Oregon fish hatchery.The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife in a news release Friday says the spring chinook died at the aging Cole Rivers Hatchery due to not getting enough oxygen.Officials say a buildup of algae and failing equipment allowed silt and debris into the hatchery's water supply.