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Sterling Man Dies after Being Pulled from River

A local Sterling man died after he was pulled out of Rappahannock River in Fredericksburg, VA. The victim has not yet been identified, nor has the cause of the accident. Fredericksburg Police spokeswoman, Natatia Bledsoe, said it was likely that the victim had drowned, but it is possible that he had a medical condition. The investigation will continue.

A caller reported the victim went underwater on Sunday and a bystander pulled the man from the river and attempted CPR. The man was taken to Mary Washington Hospital and was declared dead shortly thereafter.

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Calling all Senior Citizen Poker Players

The Loudoun County Senior Center in Sterling, VA offers poker every Tuesday and Thursday from 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. All center members are free, and for others the cost is only $1.00. The center is located at 21060 Whitfield Place.

Must be 55 years of age or older. For more information you can call the Loudoun County Senior Center at Cascades at 703-430-2397. Bring your poker face!