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    Man rescued from the Schuylkill River

    Firefighters rescued a man from the Schuylkill River last night.


    According to ABC 6, he was spotted near the Walnut Street Bridge around midnight. “Firefighters reached him by boat not far from the South Street Bridge.”

    There were no reports as to why he was in the river in the first place, or his current condition.

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