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CBC.ca
Underwater search for long-missing Avro Arrow models begins in Lake Ontariobuilt by the Canadian military, developed in the mid-1950s to respond to Soviet
CBC.ca / Posted 2 hours ago
built by the Canadian military, developed in the mid-1950s to respond to Soviet bombers targeting North America's Arctic. In 1959, the program was abruptly cancelled and all materials related to it were destroyed. The Avro Arrow was... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Birds silent now, but action will pick up soonmy hometown of Hudson. Shorebirds are already infiltrating our mudflats. In sp
Bangor Daily News / Posted 4 hours ago
my hometown of Hudson. Shorebirds are already infiltrating our mudflats. In spring, they rush to their nesting grounds in Canada. Some go all the way to the Arctic Circle. They largely bypass Maine during northward migration. It’s a different... Read more
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BC Local News
Soothing jazz at the Caetani courtyardsSoothing jazz sounds fill the Caetani Cultural Centre courtyard, drawing inspir
BC Local News / Posted 13 hours ago
Soothing jazz sounds fill the Caetani Cultural Centre courtyard, drawing inspiration from the four corners of Canada. Harry Vetro is the recipient of the 2017 Special Projects Music Grant with the FMUA (Faculty of Music Undergraduate Association) at... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Soothing jazz at the Caetani courtyardsSoothing jazz sounds fill the Caetani Cultural Centre courtyard, drawing inspir
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 14 hours ago
Soothing jazz sounds fill the Caetani Cultural Centre courtyard, drawing inspiration from the four corners of Canada. Harry Vetro is the recipient of the 2017 Special Projects Music Grant with the FMUA (Faculty of Music Undergraduate Association) at... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Did you know Trudeau is leader of the ‘Liberty Party’? Thanks Rolling Stone!both Canadian. Maybe he should have asked them for a little help on the details
Calgary Sun / Posted 22 hours ago
both Canadian. Maybe he should have asked them for a little help on the details. Justin Trudeau appears on our cover. Is Canada's prime minister the free world's best hope? https://t.co/yLLLr6sGGIpic.twitter.com/gZ4awM1HCm • The Liberty Party... Read more
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The Mercury News
Lifelong eclipse chaser’s promise: If you see the one next month ‘You will never be the same’across the globe. The pursuit has taken him to a mountaintop in Argentina, a ju
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
across the globe. The pursuit has taken him to a mountaintop in Argentina, a jungle in Gabon, an ice field north of the Arctic Circle — exposing him to every type of eclipse there is to see, on every continent except Antarctica. Last year he... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
We need to price carbon properlysince 2001. Atmospheric C02 levels have risen over 100 ppm in the last 200 year
The Sudbury Star / Posted yesterday
since 2001. Atmospheric C02 levels have risen over 100 ppm in the last 200 years and are the highest in 650,000 years. Arctic sea ice is the lowest on record. Polar ice sheets are losing mass. At this critical point in history, one day our... Read more
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BBC News
The businesses capitalising on 24-hour sunlight"Lapland" and you might imagine a place where it's Christmas all year round. B
BBC News / Posted yesterday
"Lapland" and you might imagine a place where it's Christmas all year round. But due to its location, largely within the Arctic Circle, Lapland has extreme seasonal variations in climate. While it can be freezing cold for much of the year, visit... Read more
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Daily Mail
Ghost ships of the Arctic: Sir John Franklin's doomed voyageGhost ships of the Arctic: Starvation, murder, cannibalism... And how the disco
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
Ghost ships of the Arctic: Starvation, murder, cannibalism... And how the discovery of two British wrecks may solve one of the great mysteries of the sea As a ‘whodunit’, it remains one of the greatest of all time, a British seafaring mystery with... Read more
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New Kerala
Paul Gauguin Cruises Offers 2017 Holiday Voyages In Paradise - newkerala news #25740323rd sailing features Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) scientist Martin Roba
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
23rd sailing features Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) scientist Martin Robards, PhD, who is Director of the WCS Arctic Beringia program. During the voyage, he will share his research as part of the Wildlife Discovery Series. Robards... Read more
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BBC News
Arctic hamlet takes land battle to Canada's highest court - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
BBC News / Posted yesterday
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say Arctic hamlet takes land battle to... Read more
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BC Local News
Researchers asking Yukoners for input on food policyThe Arctic Institute of Community-Based Research worries that rising rates of p
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
The Arctic Institute of Community-Based Research worries that rising rates of poverty and increasing food costs put more Yukoners at risk of food insecurity. Food insecurity is inadequate access to food due to financial constraints. While the most... Read more
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New Kerala
Media Advisory - The National Research Council of Canada teams with United States Coast Guard and Department of Homeland Security to advance icebreaking technology - newkerala news #257398ST. JOHN'S, July 25, 2017 : The National Research Council of Canada (NRC), Unit
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
ST. JOHN'S, July 25, 2017 : The National Research Council of Canada (NRC), United States Coast Guard, and the United States Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate will showcase ongoing research relating to the U.S. heavy... Read more
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Raw Story
9 Plagues That Could Destroy Everything We Love About Life on Eartha Norwegian psychologist and author of What We Think About When We Try Not to T
Raw Story / Posted 2 days ago
a Norwegian psychologist and author of What We Think About When We Try Not to Think About Global Warming, told DeSmog Canada. Instead of fear-mongering, Stoknes argued, we should be “calling attention to the urgent need for a deep rethink of... Read more
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BBC News
Top teacher stands up for indigenous peopleReporters Have Your Say As a little girl growing up in rural Nova Scotia in
BBC News / Posted 2 days ago
Reporters Have Your Say As a little girl growing up in rural Nova Scotia in Canada, Maggie MacDonnell was worried by locals gossiping about the Mi'kmaq indigenous people who lived on a nearby reserve.... Read more
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The Hill
House passes Russia sanctions package with oil, gas fixesenergy export pipelines can be sanctioned. It also establishes that the ban on
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
energy export pipelines can be sanctioned. It also establishes that the ban on U.S. investments in deepwater, shale or Arctic offshore projects applies only if there are Russian entities with an ownership interest of at least 33... Read more
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The Hill
GOP Science chairman extolls 'benefits' of climate changeaid photosynthesis, increasing plant growth, while warmer temperatures would in
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
aid photosynthesis, increasing plant growth, while warmer temperatures would increase growing seasons. Melting ice in the Arctic opens up shipping channels, Smith said, and fossil fuels in general have fueled massive economic growth. Researchers... Read more
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Northwest Herald
A lifelong eclipse chaser's promise to America: 'You will never be the same'across the globe. The pursuit has taken him to a mountaintop in Argentina, a ju
Northwest Herald / Posted 6 days ago
across the globe. The pursuit has taken him to a mountaintop in Argentina, a jungle in Gabon, an ice field north of the Arctic Circle – exposing him to every type of eclipse there is to see, on every continent except Antarctica. Last year he... Read more
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BBC News
Arctic highway to top of the world lead to hopes and fears - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
BBC News / Posted 7 days ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say Media playback is unsupported on your... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Battering rams of the Arctic: icebreakers, explainedTHE ARCTIC CIRCLE (AP) — When ice floes stretch to the horizon in the Arctic Ci
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
THE ARCTIC CIRCLE (AP) — When ice floes stretch to the horizon in the Arctic Circle, threatening to strand normal ships, icebreakers are in their element. For big vessels, they can turn quickly to avoid big blocks of ice, and can stop fast. They can... Read more
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The News-Times
Battering rams of the Arctic: icebreakers, explainedTHE ARCTIC CIRCLE (AP) — When ice floes stretch to the horizon in the Arctic Ci
The News-Times / Posted 7 days ago
THE ARCTIC CIRCLE (AP) — When ice floes stretch to the horizon in the Arctic Circle, threatening to strand normal ships, icebreakers are in their element. For big vessels, they can turn quickly to avoid big blocks of ice, and can stop fast. They can... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Battering rams of the Arctic: icebreakers, explainedTHE ARCTIC CIRCLE (AP) — When ice floes stretch to the horizon in the Arctic Ci
Stamford Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
THE ARCTIC CIRCLE (AP) — When ice floes stretch to the horizon in the Arctic Circle, threatening to strand normal ships, icebreakers are in their element. For big vessels, they can turn quickly to avoid big blocks of ice, and can stop fast. They can... Read more
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Daily Mail
New Swedish train to be called Trainy McTrainfacegesture, the research ship's remotely operated undersea vehicle, designed to co
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
gesture, the research ship's remotely operated undersea vehicle, designed to collect samples from the deep waters of the Arctic and Antarctic, will be named Boaty McBoatface, the government said. MTR said another train had been voted to be named... Read more
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New Kerala
Government of Canada and the Northwest Territories Announce Significant Investments to Improve Health Care for Patients in the Northwest Territories - newkerala news #255660needs, which is why investments in research targeted to advance patient care is
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
needs, which is why investments in research targeted to advance patient care is essential. The Honourable Jane Philpott, Canada's Minister of Health, and Robert C. McLeod, Deputy Premier, Minister of Finance, and Minister of Environment and... Read more
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Daily Mail
US congressman stuns a Nasa panel with bizarre question on aliensif it once held life. In a groundbreaking study in 2015, scientists claimed th
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
if it once held life. In a groundbreaking study in 2015, scientists claimed the red planet once had more water than the Arctic Ocean - and the planet kept these oceans for more than 1.5 billion years. The findings suggested there was ample time... Read more
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express
Queen visits Canada House to mark 150th anniversary of confederation THE Queen has visited Canada House to celebrate the country's 150th anniversa
express / Posted 9 days ago
THE Queen has visited Canada House to celebrate the country's 150th anniversary of Confederation. The Queen has visited Canada House to celebrate the country's 150th anniversary... Read more
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Daily Mail
The Queen goes for summer florals as she visits Canada HouseRadiant in royal blue! The Queen looks elegant in summer florals as she visits
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
Radiant in royal blue! The Queen looks elegant in summer florals as she visits Canada House with Prince Philip to mark the 150th anniversary of Confederation The Queen, 91, wore elegant floral suit with historic diamond maple leaf brooch She... Read more
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Business Wire
Maureen Chiquet Nominated to Canada Goose Board of DirectorsTORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Canada Goose Holdings Inc. (“Canada Goose”) (NYSE/TSX
Business Wire / Posted 9 days ago
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Canada Goose Holdings Inc. (“Canada Goose”) (NYSE/TSX: GOOS) today announced Maureen Chiquet has been nominated for election to its Board of Directors as an independent director. A veteran in the apparel industry, Maureen is... Read more
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EarthSky
Global methane levels hitting new highsMethane bubbles trapped in ice on Abraham Lake, in Alberta, Canada, during wint
EarthSky / Posted 9 days ago
Methane bubbles trapped in ice on Abraham Lake, in Alberta, Canada, during winter 2016-17. In the summer, the gas (produced by microbes in the lake sediments) escapes into the air—a process scientists have demonstrated with unconventional methods.... Read more
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The Hill
House budget could lead to Alaska refuge drillingThe House GOP budget proposal released Tuesday could lead to oil and natural ga
The Hill / Posted 9 days ago
The House GOP budget proposal released Tuesday could lead to oil and natural gas drilling being permitted in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR). The blueprint from the House Budget Committee for fiscal year 2018 asks the Natural Resources... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
A lifelong eclipse chaser’s promise to America: ‘You will never be the same’across the globe. The pursuit has taken him to a mountaintop in Argentina, a ju
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 10 days ago
across the globe. The pursuit has taken him to a mountaintop in Argentina, a jungle in Gabon, an ice field north of the Arctic Circle - exposing him to every type of eclipse there is to see, on every continent except Antarctica. Last year he... Read more
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CBC.ca
North - CBC NewsTransport Canada had hoped to augment its manned surveillance flights in the Ar
CBC.ca / Posted 10 days ago
Transport Canada had hoped to augment its manned surveillance flights in the Arctic with an unmanned aerial vehicle, or drone, by next spring. But the $39.5-million project has hit an international roadbump in the form of an arms-control deal, which... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
A lifelong eclipse chaser's promise to America: 'You will never be the same'across the globe. The pursuit has taken him to a mountaintop in Argentina, a ju
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 10 days ago
across the globe. The pursuit has taken him to a mountaintop in Argentina, a jungle in Gabon, an ice field north of the Arctic Circle - exposing him to every type of eclipse there is to see, on every continent except Antarctica. Last year he... Read more
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Goderich Signal-Star
Outreach Specialist set for epic journeyRhiannon Moore says she’s accepted on offer that was just too good to turn down
Goderich Signal-Star / Posted 10 days ago
Rhiannon Moore says she’s accepted on offer that was just too good to turn down. Moore has been invited to join the Canada C3 expedition, which is part of Canada’s 150 birthday celebrations. The ship will take 150 days to travel from the Atlantic... Read more
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Daily Mail
Justin Trudeau comes face to face with his namesaketo face with his namesake as he cuddles baby named in his honor by Syrian refug
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
to face with his namesake as he cuddles baby named in his honor by Syrian refugees after they were allowed to resettle in Canada Two-month-old Justin Trudeau Adam Bilan met his namesake during the Calgary Stampede on Saturday His parents, Afraa... Read more
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express
Ravens: Folklore has sealed its legendary status but just how intelligent are these birds?the minds of others One of the reasons they are so successful is their adaptab
express / Posted 11 days ago
the minds of others One of the reasons they are so successful is their adaptability. They can live in any climate from the Arctic to the deserts of North Africa. Being scavengers they also have a very varied diet incorporating carrion, insects,... Read more
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CTV News
Franklin exhibition in London features items from shipwreck, Inuit artifactsreally wanted to give credit where credit was due in the exhibition," said cura
CTV News / Posted 12 days ago
really wanted to give credit where credit was due in the exhibition," said curator Karen Ryan. "The Inuit were in the Arctic long before Europeans went looking for the Northwest Passage. "What we know up until now about what happened to the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Alaskans shrug at threatat the front lines of national defense with an array of listening posts and rea
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
at the front lines of national defense with an array of listening posts and ready-to-scramble air bases just across the Arctic Circle from the Soviets, also already knows the feeling of being a hot nuclear target. Some people recalled it as just... Read more
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Daily Mail
Justin Trudeau dons his cowboy hat during visit to Calgary Stampedechuckwagon racing, and exhibitions put on by indigenous First Nations tribes.
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
chuckwagon racing, and exhibitions put on by indigenous First Nations tribes. The Stampede has grown into one of Canada's most anticipated events on the calendar. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau paid a visit to the Calgary... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Influential celeb’s talent fee shocks clientcomplain that FP is difficult to handle. FP only rides vehicles that are brand
Inquirier.net / Posted 12 days ago
complain that FP is difficult to handle. FP only rides vehicles that are brand-new—preferably with air-conditioning set to Arctic level. If the van is old and shabby, expect FP to throw a hissy fit. Same goes for the accommodations. FP expects a... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Coast Guard students learn the ropesduring the summer. For two weeks at a time, a trio of students eat, work and s
Sarnia Observer / Posted 12 days ago
during the summer. For two weeks at a time, a trio of students eat, work and sleep out of different stations across Canada. During emergencies, they have to be on the water in less than 15 minutes. Calls include retrieving a person... Read more
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11 News Houston
Solar flare to slam Earth this weekendfeel much from this event. There will be no danger on the ground. For areas no
11 News Houston / Posted 13 days ago
feel much from this event. There will be no danger on the ground. For areas north of 55°N latitude, which includes much of Canada, Alaska, northern Europe and Russia, there could be interference in the shortwave radio bands affecting communications... Read more
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birminghammail
Why your fish and chips could be about to change massivelyMore The northerly migration of temperate zone fish under the influence of cli
birminghammail / Posted 14 days ago
More The northerly migration of temperate zone fish under the influence of climate change could be good news for Arctic fisheries in northern Canada, Russia and Norway, Dr Cheung predicted. Atlantic cod could find a new Arctic home along... Read more
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Fort Saskatchewan The Record
Fort Sask. biologist Richard Fyfe, dies at 85Peregrines were taken off the endangered species list three years later. Fyfe
Fort Saskatchewan The Record / Posted 14 days ago
Peregrines were taken off the endangered species list three years later. Fyfe was invested as a member of the Order of Canada in 2000 for his role in the peregrine falcon’s recovery, but this honour came after his retirement and after he was... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Saanich sends UVic research centre to public hearingof UVic Properties. “Other than a new roof, there will be no exterior structura
Oak Bay News / Posted 15 days ago
of UVic Properties. “Other than a new roof, there will be no exterior structural changes or additions.” Ocean Network Canada (ONC) and other researchers would occupy the facility, said Kuran. “This will free up space on [the main] campus for... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Saanich sends UVic research centre to public hearingof UVic Properties. “Other than a new roof, there will be no exterior structura
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
of UVic Properties. “Other than a new roof, there will be no exterior structural changes or additions.” Ocean Network Canada (ONC) and other researchers would occupy the facility, said Kuran. “This will free up space on [the main] campus for... Read more
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Sooke News Mirror
Saanich sends research centre to public hearingof UVic Properties. “Other than a new roof, there will be no exterior structura
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 15 days ago
of UVic Properties. “Other than a new roof, there will be no exterior structural changes or additions.” Ocean Network Canada (ONC) and other researchers would occupy the facility, said Kuran. “This will free up space on [the main] campus for... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Polar bears hurt by climate change and lack of food may soon consider you for lunchto illustrate the impact humans were having on the sea ice where the bears once
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 15 days ago
to illustrate the impact humans were having on the sea ice where the bears once hunted. Coca-Cola raised $2 million for arctic polar bears and decorated the website for the habitat preservation campaign with an adorable picture of a cub. And... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Pacific salmon surprising anglers in Irish riversangling spots have recorded the non-native pink or humpback species, which orig
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
angling spots have recorded the non-native pink or humpback species, which originates on the west coasts of the US and Canada and Russian Arctic regions. In the past two weeks, reports have come in of the invasive fish on the Foxford and... Read more
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The Inyo Register
July 9)– The Swedish Navy captures one third of the Russian Baltic fleet. 1793 – The
The Inyo Register / Posted 15 days ago
– The Swedish Navy captures one third of the Russian Baltic fleet. 1793 – The Act Against Slavery in Upper Canada bans the importation of slaves and will free those who are born into slavery after the passage of the Act at 25 years... Read more
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