Most read stories on Columbian.com, week of Oct. 16

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Most read stories on Columbian.com last week:

photoThis is the North Hearthwood neighborhood home of Sandra and Jeffrey Weller. Authorities say adopted twins, a boy and a girl, were held in a locked room and only fed once a day by their parents.

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No. 1) Vancouver couple accused of imprisoning, beating and starving twins

A Vancouver couple was accused of locking their adopted 16-year-old twins in a bedroom and feeding them only once a day — and then hitting them with a board if they tried to “steal” food, police said.

No. 2) Firefighters, police rescue man standing in Columbia River

At least a dozen police officers and firefighters worked Sunday afternoon to get a 26-year-old man to come out of the Columbia River at Vancouver Landing.

No. 3) After a night of partying, a terrifying fall

Chad Heffelfinger, a 20-year-old WSU student from Vancouver, survived a fall from a 23-foot retaining wall last month.

No. 4) Police: Camas man falls asleep at wheel, crashes into tree

A 19-year-old Camas man was taken to a local hospital Sunday evening after crashing into a tree along state Highway 14 near Interstate 205, police said.

No. 5) Megastore becomes megachurch

The former central Vancouver Kmart will become the permanent home of megachurch Living Hope Church, according to the Rev. John Bishop. Bishop said he’s got $5.2 million in donations and investments in the bank, and will close on the property next week.

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