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Chicago Tribune
Pajama party on tap for end of Cubs' road tripThe Cubs biggest road trip in eight years hasn’t exactly gone as planned, thoug
Pajama party on tap for end of Cubs' road trip
Chicago Tribune / Posted 10 hours ago
The Cubs biggest road trip in eight years hasn’t exactly gone as planned, though they still have a 4 1/2 game lead over the Giants for the second wild-card spot. After Saturday’s late loss to the Dodgers ran their losing streak to four straight, the... Read more
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Daily Herald
McKnight: Not as easy for Cubs to replace Soler this timeDespite September's gift -- otherwise known as the expanded roster -- the Cubs
McKnight: Not as easy for Cubs to replace Soler this time
Daily Herald / Posted 23 hours ago
Despite September's gift -- otherwise known as the expanded roster -- the Cubs need to learn to survive the last month of the season without Jorge Soler. General Manager Jed Hoyer has said oblique injuries are scary ones; the kind that seem to last... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Playing loose biggest challenge for Cubs heading down stretchKeep your back straight. Tilt your Cubs cap slightly to the left, just enough
Playing loose biggest challenge for Cubs heading down stretch
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
Keep your back straight. Tilt your Cubs cap slightly to the left, just enough to annoy Bob Costas. Swing your arms in an exaggerated fashion as you joyfully high-step into a slow jog. Do The Strop, the hot new party move on the North Side named... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
Kap & Haugh Full Show: No team in baseball is unbeatableDavid Ross and Anthony Rizzo dunk Kris Bryant after his walk-off home run in th
Kap & Haugh Full Show: No team in baseball is unbeatable
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 5 days ago
David Ross and Anthony Rizzo dunk Kris Bryant after his walk-off home run in the ninth inning to defeat the Cleveland Indians, 2-1. David Ross and Anthony Rizzo dunk Kris Bryant after his walk-off home run in the ninth inning to defeat the Cleveland... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
Kap & Haugh Jed Hoyer: We have a really good chance to do something special if we keep playing wellCubs GM Jed Hoyer (Brian Cassella / Tribune photo) ×Kap & Haugh 8/25/15 Jed Ho
Kap & Haugh Jed Hoyer: We have a really good chance to do something special if we keep playing well
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 5 days ago
Cubs GM Jed Hoyer (Brian Cassella / Tribune photo) ×Kap & Haugh 8/25/15 Jed Hoyer: We have a really good chance to do something special if we keep playing well In today’s second hour, Cubs VP and GM Jed Hoyer joins the show! He addresses the... Read more
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Boston Herald
Silverman: Ben Cherington rates high in Red Sox GM historyBen Cherington was a class act all the way. A 17-year employee of the Red Sox
Silverman: Ben Cherington rates high in Red Sox GM history
Boston Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Ben Cherington was a class act all the way. A 17-year employee of the Red Sox who climbed each and every rung of the baseball operations ladder, Cherington never lost his considerable cool, never lost sight of his principles and never relaxed his... Read more
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Boston Herald
He may be history but Ben Cherington ratesBen Cherington was a class act all the way. A 17-year employee of the Red Sox
He may be history but Ben Cherington rates
Boston Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Ben Cherington was a class act all the way. A 17-year employee of the Red Sox who climbed each and every rung of the baseball operations ladder, Cherington never lost his considerable cool, never lost sight of his principles and never relaxed his... Read more
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Daily Herald
McKnight: What Fowler's surge has meantEveryone loves a leadoff man. When I was a teenager, the Cubs (and White Sox wh
McKnight: What Fowler's surge has meant
Daily Herald / Posted 8 days ago
Everyone loves a leadoff man. When I was a teenager, the Cubs (and White Sox when I was just a tyke) had Lance Johnson popping around the bases. A little later, Corey Patterson and his Hype Machine set the table. From the top spot in 2002, Patterson... Read more
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SportingNews
Frank Wren could join Dave Dombrowski in Red Sox front officeThe Red Sox baseball operations department has been dominated by the fresh-face
Frank Wren could join Dave Dombrowski in Red Sox front office
SportingNews / Posted 11 days ago
The Red Sox baseball operations department has been dominated by the fresh-faced and analytics-inclined for more than a decade now, but it's about to get a new look. The first step came Tuesday night, when Boston hired longtime baseball executive... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Early home runs, storm steal Cubs thunderManager Joe Maddon bought his first tuxedo Monday, and he quipped he soon might
Early home runs, storm steal Cubs thunder
Chicago Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
Manager Joe Maddon bought his first tuxedo Monday, and he quipped he soon might resume wearing the grimy camouflage socks that he wore for nine consecutive days until the Cubs' winning streak ended. But Maddon bought the suit for his Sept. 2... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Cubs line up Jake Arrieta for Giants and DodgersThe Cubs will keep 14-game winner Jake Arrieta on his normal five-day schedule
Cubs line up Jake Arrieta for Giants and Dodgers
Chicago Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
The Cubs will keep 14-game winner Jake Arrieta on his normal five-day schedule and will move him up to pitch Thursday night against the Braves. But the upcoming crucial six-game West Coast trip isn't lost on the Cubs, as Arrieta now is lined up to... Read more
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CBS Sports
Ben Cherington resignation ends very odd tenure with Red SoxSo, how was the Ben Cherington Era for you? 'Twas a mixed bag, no matter if yo
Ben Cherington resignation ends very odd tenure with Red Sox
CBS Sports / Posted 11 days ago
So, how was the Ben Cherington Era for you? 'Twas a mixed bag, no matter if you are a Red Sox lover or hater. In nearly four seasons as the Red Sox general manager -- Cherington resigned Tuesday night as the ballclub hired Dave Dombrowski as club... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Jason Hammel tagged for 3 HRsJason Hammel allowed three home runs in the first two innings Tuesday night as
Jason Hammel tagged for 3 HRs
Chicago Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
Jason Hammel allowed three home runs in the first two innings Tuesday night as the Cubs trail the Brewers 5-2 in the bottom of the third. Chris Coghlan hit a two-run, opposite-field home run to left in the first inning against starter Anibal... Read more
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Daily Herald
Chicago Cubs' rookies young and not so restlesssThe kids have come in waves this season for the Cubs. First it was Kris Bryant
Chicago Cubs' rookies young and not so restlesss
Daily Herald / Posted 12 days ago
The kids have come in waves this season for the Cubs. First it was Kris Bryant on April 17, as he arrived from Class AAA Iowa and created an immediate sensation. A few days later it was Addison Russell. In the middle of June, Kyle Schwarber came... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Decisions loom for Cubs as race heats upThe lines of communication between the Cubs front office and manager Joe Maddon
Decisions loom for Cubs as race heats up
Chicago Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
The lines of communication between the Cubs front office and manager Joe Maddon are always open, though Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer don’t talk to Maddon daily. “Normally when there’s something cooking if I’m on the road, they’ll give me a yell,”... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
As Cubs eye Chase Utley, Chris Coghlan gives them a lift from 3rd spotChris Coghlan made a strong case Friday to stay in the third spot in the order
As Cubs eye Chase Utley, Chris Coghlan gives them a lift from 3rd spot
Chicago Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
Chris Coghlan made a strong case Friday to stay in the third spot in the order while helping the Cubs extend their season-high winning streak to eight games. With Coghlan smacking two home runs and driving in four runs in an entertaining 6-5 win... Read more
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Daily Herald
Who's Chicago Cubs' ace? It's a good argument to haveJon Lester or Jake Arrieta in the one-game wild-card game? Cubs manager Joe Ma
Who's Chicago Cubs' ace? It's a good argument to have
Daily Herald / Posted 15 days ago
Jon Lester or Jake Arrieta in the one-game wild-card game? Cubs manager Joe Maddon says he doesn't mind fans speculating about it even if he won't. "They haven't asked me, but let's just win the division," Maddon said Friday at U.S. Cellular Field.... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Cubs' GM Jed Hoyer: No moves imminentGeneral manager Jed Hoyer reminded reporters there are 17 days left for teams t
Cubs' GM Jed Hoyer: No moves imminent
Chicago Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
General manager Jed Hoyer reminded reporters there are 17 days left for teams to acquire players to be eligible for the playoffs, and he assured everyone that the Cubs continue to be active in scouring the waiver wire. “We’ve been active on the... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
Kap & Haugh Wintrust's You Decide: Chase Utley a Cubs fit?Cubs GM Jed Hoyer (Brian Cassella / Tribune photo) In this week’s edition of W
Kap & Haugh Wintrust's You Decide: Chase Utley a Cubs fit?
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 18 days ago
Cubs GM Jed Hoyer (Brian Cassella / Tribune photo) In this week’s edition of Wintrust’s You Decide, the guys decide whether or not Chase Utley would be a good fit for the Cubs in a possible waiver wire deal. Surprise, surprise, they disagre... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Cubs' Young Bats, Veteran Rotation Perfect Mix to Keep Matching the HypeFor almost four years now, there has been absolutely no shortage of hype. Ever
Cubs' Young Bats, Veteran Rotation Perfect Mix to Keep Matching the Hype
Bleacher Report / Posted 18 days ago
For almost four years now, there has been absolutely no shortage of hype. Ever since Theo Epstein agreed to turn around the Chicago Cubs to the tune of $18.5 million for five years, the North Side faithful—and beyond—have salivated for the season... Read more
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CBS Sports
This Week in (Dumb) Baseball: Learn how to interact with baseballsThis is a baseball. Act like you've seen one before. (USATSI) It's Monday, whi
This Week in (Dumb) Baseball: Learn how to interact with baseballs
CBS Sports / Posted 20 days ago
This is a baseball. Act like you've seen one before. (USATSI) It's Monday, which means our regularly scheduled programming of This Week in (Dumb) Baseball is ready for consumption. As regular readers already know, this feature has the title, sure,... Read more
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Daily Herald
Schwarber homers in 2nd straight game, Cubs beat Giants 5CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs wasted no time building a five-run lead, and once h
Schwarber homers in 2nd straight game, Cubs beat Giants 5
Daily Herald / Posted 20 days ago
CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs wasted no time building a five-run lead, and once he sensed it slipping away, manager Joe Maddon went out to the mound with a quick hook. That did not sit well with starter Jason Hammel. Rookie slugger Kyle Schwarber... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Left-handed hitting help on the way for CubsTheo Epstein has been on a mission to add left-handed hitters over the last 14
Left-handed hitting help on the way for Cubs
Chicago Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
Theo Epstein has been on a mission to add left-handed hitters over the last 14 months. The Cubs president started it in the 2014 draft when he selected Kyle Schwarber with the fourth pick, and Schwarber has been a huge help to an offense that... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Infielder Javier Baez may have to wait till September for call-up to CubsBarring an injury, it appears Javier Baez will remain with Triple-A Iowa perhap
Infielder Javier Baez may have to wait till September for call-up to Cubs
Chicago Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
Barring an injury, it appears Javier Baez will remain with Triple-A Iowa perhaps until 25-man rosters are expanded Sept. 1. "It's kind of a constant assessment," Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer said Thursday. "The biggest thing is that his season has... Read more
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Boston Herald
Amid change Ben Cherington must fix pitching pipelineNEW YORK — For as long as he has worked for the Red Sox, going back to his summ
Amid change Ben Cherington must fix pitching pipeline
Boston Herald / Posted 23 days ago
NEW YORK — For as long as he has worked for the Red Sox, going back to his summer as a 25-year-old area scout, Ben Cherington has answered to someone. That won’t change just because team president Larry Lucchino is stepping down. So, amid... Read more
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Boston Herald
Schwarber homers in 2nd straight game, Cubs beat Giants 5-4CHICAGO — The Chicago Cubs wasted no time building a five-run lead, and once he
Schwarber homers in 2nd straight game, Cubs beat Giants 5-4
Boston Herald / Posted 23 days ago
CHICAGO — The Chicago Cubs wasted no time building a five-run lead, and once he sensed it slipping away, manager Joe Maddon went out to the mound with a quick hook. That did not sit well with starter Jason Hammel. But this did. Rookie slugger Kyle... Read more
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Boston Herald
Ben Cherington must twist some armsNEW YORK — For as long as he has worked for the Red Sox, going back to his summ
Ben Cherington must twist some arms
Boston Herald / Posted 23 days ago
NEW YORK — For as long as he has worked for the Red Sox, going back to his summer as a 25-year-old area scout, Ben Cherington has answered to someone. That won’t change just because team president Larry Lucchino is stepping down. So, amid... Read more
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CBS Sports
RecapsCHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Cubs wasted no time building a five-run lead, and once
Recaps
CBS Sports / Posted 23 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Cubs wasted no time building a five-run lead, and once he sensed it slipping away, manager Joe Maddon went out to the mound with a quick hook. But this did. The Cubs, playing meaningful baseball in August for the first time... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Schwarber homers in 2nd straight game, Cubs beat Giants 5CHICAGO (AP) - Rookie bopper Kyle Schwarber homered in his second consecutive g
Schwarber homers in 2nd straight game, Cubs beat Giants 5
KTVN Reno / Posted 23 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - Rookie bopper Kyle Schwarber homered in his second consecutive game and the Chicago Cubs beat the San Francisco Giants 5-4 Thursday night. The Cubs, playing meaningful baseball in August for the first time in years, won for the... Read more
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Daily Herald
Chicago Cubs have some 'good' decisions to make soonThe Chicago Cubs are closer to getting catcher Miguel Montero and infielder Tom
Chicago Cubs have some 'good' decisions to make soon
Daily Herald / Posted 23 days ago
The Chicago Cubs are closer to getting catcher Miguel Montero and infielder Tommy La Stella off the disabled list. When those things happen, they will have some roster crunching to do and some decisions on whom to play and when to play them. "I... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Schwarber homers in 2nd straight game, Cubs beat Giants 5-4CHICAGO (AP) - Rookie bopper Kyle Schwarber homered in his second consecutive g
Schwarber homers in 2nd straight game, Cubs beat Giants 5-4
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 23 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - Rookie bopper Kyle Schwarber homered in his second consecutive game and the Chicago Cubs beat the San Francisco Giants 5-4 Thursday night. The Cubs, playing meaningful baseball in August for the first time in years, won for the... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Schwarber homers in 2nd straight game, Cubs beat GiantsThe Cubs, playing meaningful baseball in August for the first time in years, wo
Schwarber homers in 2nd straight game, Cubs beat Giants
Northwest Herald / Posted 23 days ago
The Cubs, playing meaningful baseball in August for the first time in years, won for the seventh time in eight games. They also moved a half-game ahead of the Giants in the race for the second NL wild card. Jorge Soler drove in the game's first two... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
It's nice Cubs finally are beginning to fulfill playoff promiseHeading into the final two months of the regular season, the Cubs have been a s
It's nice Cubs finally are beginning to fulfill playoff promise
Chicago Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
Heading into the final two months of the regular season, the Cubs have been a success by almost any standard. They have integrated four rookies into their regular lineup while still contending for a wild-card playoff spot. And they were on pace to... Read more
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Daily Herald
What if Theo Epstein had stayed in Boston?Playing the what-if game is always fun. The entire course of a history -- wheth
What if Theo Epstein had stayed in Boston?
Daily Herald / Posted 25 days ago
Playing the what-if game is always fun. The entire course of a history -- whether it be a country's or a baseball team's -- changes if this happens and that doesn't. Some are playing that game in Boston right now in the wake of the recent... Read more
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Daily Herald
Chicago Cubs trades are stabilizers, not blockbustersAll summer long it was clear the Cubs needed to trade for starting pitching. Up
Chicago Cubs trades are stabilizers, not blockbusters
Daily Herald / Posted 27 days ago
All summer long it was clear the Cubs needed to trade for starting pitching. Up against the deadline and seemingly having explored the potential of adding controllable arms at the expense of some of their prized young hitters, the Cubs added Dan... Read more
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Boston Herald
Timeline: The Larry Lucchino era with Red Sox• Feb. 27, 2002: John Henry, Tom Werner and Larry Lucchino close a deal to purc
Timeline: The Larry Lucchino era with Red Sox
Boston Herald / Posted 28 days ago
• Feb. 27, 2002: John Henry, Tom Werner and Larry Lucchino close a deal to purchase the Red Sox. Lucchino is appointed the president and CEO, and is put in charge of running the team’s baseball operations. • Feb. 28, 2002: A day after the sale goes... Read more
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Boston Herald
Larry Lucchino timeline• Feb. 27, 2002: John Henry, Tom Werner and Larry Lucchino close a deal to purc
Larry Lucchino timeline
Boston Herald / Posted 28 days ago
• Feb. 27, 2002: John Henry, Tom Werner and Larry Lucchino close a deal to purchase the Red Sox. Lucchino is appointed the president and CEO, and is put in charge of running the team’s baseball operations. • Feb. 28, 2002: A day after the sale goes... Read more
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NBC Sports: HardballTalk
The Winners and Losers at the Trade DeadlineOn some level it’s silly to declare winners and losers a mere hour after the tr
The Winners and Losers at the Trade Deadline
NBC Sports: HardballTalk / Posted 30 days ago
On some level it’s silly to declare winners and losers a mere hour after the trade deadline passes. For the buyers these trades, in the shortest term, are designed to help them get over the top and into the playoffs, so we can’t know until October if... Read more
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CBS Sports
MLB Trade Deadline: Cubs make modest additions, still eye the futureThose Cubs fans expecting a loud trade deadline that would land them some super
MLB Trade Deadline: Cubs make modest additions, still eye the future
CBS Sports / Posted 30 days ago
Those Cubs fans expecting a loud trade deadline that would land them some superstar names are sitting around disappointed now that the deadline has passed. The Cubs came away with a much-needed fifth starter in Dan Haren and some necessary bullpen... Read more
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NBC Sports: HardballTalk
The Cubs and Indians are talking about Carlos Carrasco“Hey, did you see Carlos’ nice start against Oakland last night?” said Chris An
The Cubs and Indians are talking about Carlos Carrasco
NBC Sports: HardballTalk / Posted 30 days ago
“Hey, did you see Carlos’ nice start against Oakland last night?” said Chris Antonetti. “Yeah, pretty sweet,” said Jed Hoyer. “Anyway, gotta run. Meeting the wife for coffee.” Or maybe it’s more substantive than that: The Cubs are interesting... Read more
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CBS Sports
MLB trade rumors: Top trade deadline day storylinesIt's here, hot stove-loving people. The calendar now says July 31, which means
MLB trade rumors: Top trade deadline day storylines
CBS Sports / Posted 30 days ago
It's here, hot stove-loving people. The calendar now says July 31, which means it's trade deadline day in Major League Baseball. With what we've already seen this week, we'll just expect the unexpected, no? Seriously, it's been such a crazy week... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Cubs Remain Patient as Trade Market Heats UpThe Chicago Cubs have been preaching patience for years now under the direction
Cubs Remain Patient as Trade Market Heats Up
NBC Chicago / Posted a month ago
The Chicago Cubs have been preaching patience for years now under the direction of Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer, and the team continued to adhere to that policy as they watched two of the biggest names on the trade market go elsewhere in the last 24... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
MLB Power Rankings: Playoff odds edition99.8 percent. The Cardinals have the best record and best run differential in b
MLB Power Rankings: Playoff odds edition
Sportsnet.ca / Posted a month ago
99.8 percent. The Cardinals have the best record and best run differential in baseball. They also added Brandon Moss’s bat to their lineup in a deal with the Indians. Best. In. Baseball. 99.2 percent. The Royals are all-in, as evidenced by the... Read more

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