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The Register NorthJersey.com
Upgraded Paterson Great Falls park reopens with tribute to its namesakeThe National Park Service on Friday unveiled the new, close-up view of the migh
Upgraded Paterson Great Falls park reopens with tribute to its namesake
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 2 days ago
The National Park Service on Friday unveiled the new, close-up view of the mighty Great Falls when it reopened Mary Ellen Kramer Park, the scenic overlook that is named after Paterson’s visionary former first lady. On a sparkling summer day, a crowd... Read more
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Baller Status
Fetty Wap Honored With Key To City In New JerseyAfter ruling the charts with four hit singles, Fetty Wap was honored in his hom
Fetty Wap Honored With Key To City In New Jersey
Baller Status / Posted 3 days ago
After ruling the charts with four hit singles, Fetty Wap was honored in his hometown of Paterson, New Jersey, on Thursday (August 27) with a day of festivities. Mayor Jose "Joey" Torres presented the 25-year-old rapper with the key to the city, and... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Paterson’s love for Fetty Wap clearly mutual [video]The screams were loud, lusty and high-pitched. Paterson — and from the sound o
Paterson’s love for Fetty Wap clearly mutual [video]
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 3 days ago
The screams were loud, lusty and high-pitched. Paterson — and from the sound of it, especially the female half of Paterson — loves Fetty Wap, the breakout hip-hop star who returned the conquering hero to his hometown Thursday for a special... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Paterson’s love for Fetty Wap clearly mutualThe screams were loud, lusty and high-pitched. Paterson — and from the sound o
Paterson’s love for Fetty Wap clearly mutual
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 3 days ago
The screams were loud, lusty and high-pitched. Paterson — and from the sound of it, especially the female half of Paterson — loves Fetty Wap, the breakout hip-hop star who returned the conquering hero to his hometown Thursday for a special... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Rapper Fetty Wap performs free concert in Paterson, encourages kids to stay in schoolPATERSON, N.J. — Rapper Fetty Wap returned to his hometown of Paterson, New Jer
Rapper Fetty Wap performs free concert in Paterson, encourages kids to stay in school
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 3 days ago
PATERSON, N.J. — Rapper Fetty Wap returned to his hometown of Paterson, New Jersey Thursday evening to perform a free concert for High School freshmen. Born Willie Maxwell, the entertainer told PIX 11, “I just want to show the kids of Paterson... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Fetty Wap returns to hometown of Paterson to perform free concert [video]In a rare moment for Paterson, Fetty Wap, one of the biggest music stars ever t
Fetty Wap returns to hometown of Paterson to perform free concert [video]
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 3 days ago
In a rare moment for Paterson, Fetty Wap, one of the biggest music stars ever to come from the city, returned home Thursday for a free back-to-school concert, performing in his hometown for the first time since rising to prominence. Fetty Wap, who... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Fetty Wap performs for over 1,000 at free concert PatersonFetty Wap, the rap music star who grew up in Paterson and who has risen quickly
Fetty Wap performs for over 1,000 at free concert Paterson
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 3 days ago
Fetty Wap, the rap music star who grew up in Paterson and who has risen quickly to prominence in the music business over the past year, came home to give a free concert to students on Thursday, telling a crowd of more than 1,000 people that he was... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Before hometown crowd in Paterson, Fetty Wap confesses, 'I'm nervous'Fetty Wap, the rap music star who grew up in Paterson and who has risen quickly
Before hometown crowd in Paterson, Fetty Wap confesses, 'I'm nervous'
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 4 days ago
Fetty Wap, the rap music star who grew up in Paterson and who has risen quickly to prominence in the music business over the past year, came home to give a free concert to students on Thursday, telling a crowd of more than 1,000 people that he was... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Paterson park shut down in preparation for Fetty Wap concertPATERSON – Authorities have shut down Roberto Clemente Park – along with numero
Paterson park shut down in preparation for Fetty Wap concert
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 4 days ago
PATERSON – Authorities have shut down Roberto Clemente Park – along with numerous surrounding streets - as a security precaution for today’s Fetty Wap concert at Bauerle Field. Dozens of state and city police officers were stationed at security... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Fetty Wap draws crowd of over 1,000 in Paterson for free concertMore than a thousand people packed Bauerle Field in Paterson on Thursday aftern
Fetty Wap draws crowd of over 1,000 in Paterson for free concert
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 4 days ago
More than a thousand people packed Bauerle Field in Paterson on Thursday afternoon for a free concert by Fetty Wap, a rap music star who grew up in the city and who has quickly risen to the top of music charts over the past year. City officials said... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Construction workers rally against Paterson’s handling of permit applicationsPATERSON – About 100 construction workers and contractors jammed the City Counc
Construction workers rally against Paterson’s handling of permit applications
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 4 days ago
PATERSON – About 100 construction workers and contractors jammed the City Council chambers on Tuesday night to protest what they said were chronic delays in getting permits and inspections from Paterson’s Community Improvements office. One... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Reforms to the juvenile system proposedA bill sponsored by Sen. Nellie Pou, that would make reforms to the juvenile ju
Reforms to the juvenile system proposed
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 4 days ago
A bill sponsored by Sen. Nellie Pou, that would make reforms to the juvenile justice system in order to improve the prospect of rehabilitation for young people who are charged, convicted or incarcerated, was signed into law on Aug. 10. The law,... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Tickets for Thursday’s Fetty Wap concert in Paterson will be available on day of showPATERSON — Fewer than 300 free Fetty Wap concert tickets are left and Paterson
Tickets for Thursday’s Fetty Wap concert in Paterson will be available on day of show
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 5 days ago
PATERSON — Fewer than 300 free Fetty Wap concert tickets are left and Paterson high school students, even those without an school ID card, are eligible for them, Mayor Joey Torres said. There were other developments as well on Wednesday, as the City... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Showing for free Fetty Wap tickets in Paterson still sparsePATERSON — Turnout at Pennington Park for free tickets to the Fetty Wap concert
Showing for free Fetty Wap tickets in Paterson still sparse
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 6 days ago
PATERSON — Turnout at Pennington Park for free tickets to the Fetty Wap concert continued to be sparse Tuesday morning, a day after high school students left hundreds of tickets unclaimed and defied city officials’ expectations that the homecoming of... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Paterson sues its zoning board in battle over appointment of plannerPATERSON — The city has filed a lawsuit against the Paterson Board of Adjustmen
Paterson sues its zoning board in battle over appointment of planner
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 6 days ago
PATERSON — The city has filed a lawsuit against the Paterson Board of Adjustment alleging that the zoning board improperly appointed an outside consultant to serve as its planner. The case sets up a legal battle in which city taxpayers likely will... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Hand-out of free Fetty Wap show tickets resumed Tuesday morningAt the end of the day, 700 of the total 1,200 free tickets were handed out, May
Hand-out of free Fetty Wap show tickets resumed Tuesday morning
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 6 days ago
At the end of the day, 700 of the total 1,200 free tickets were handed out, Mayor Joey Torres said. Torres, who spearheaded the effort to bring Fetty Wap back to Paterson, seeing the rapper’s rise from obscurity to fame as an inspiration for city... Read more
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NBC New York
Slow Demand for Free Fetty Wap Tickets in New JerseyDemand has been slow for free Fetty Wap tickets in Paterson. Ticket distributi
Slow Demand for Free Fetty Wap Tickets in New Jersey
NBC New York / Posted 6 days ago
Demand has been slow for free Fetty Wap tickets in Paterson. Ticket distribution resumes Tuesday at 9 a.m. and ends at 4 p.m. for students in the city's public schools. Mayor Joey Torres tells The Bergen Record 700 of the 1,200 tickets were handed... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Hand-out of free Fetty Wap show tickets resumes Tuesday morningPATERSON – City Hall was braced for a surge of humanity Monday for the hand-out
Hand-out of free Fetty Wap show tickets resumes Tuesday morning
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 6 days ago
PATERSON – City Hall was braced for a surge of humanity Monday for the hand-out of free tickets to rap star Fetty Wap’s performance this week, but at times there were more cops standing by than students waiting in line. Long rows of barricades were... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
About half of tickets for free Fetty Wap show handed outPATERSON – Sunlight peaked through morning fog hanging over the Passaic River a
About half of tickets for free Fetty Wap show handed out
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 7 days ago
PATERSON – Sunlight peaked through morning fog hanging over the Passaic River at 6:45 a.m. Monday as a handful of city students arrived at Pennington Park to claim free tickets to Thursday’s Fetty Wap concert. “I was going to be here at 5:30,” said... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Free Fetty Wap concert is the ticket in PatersonPATERSON – At 6:45 a.m., as morning fog still hovered over the nearby Passaic R
Free Fetty Wap concert is the ticket in Paterson
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 7 days ago
PATERSON – At 6:45 a.m., as morning fog still hovered over the nearby Passaic River, Shamaya Winstead had secured the first spot in line in Pennington Park for Monday’s distribution of free tickets to a Fetty Wap concert. “I was going to be here at... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Light turnout for early morning distribution of Fetty Wap tickets in PatersonPATERSON – At 6:45 am, as morning fog still hovered over the nearby Passaic Riv
Light turnout for early morning distribution of Fetty Wap tickets in Paterson
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 7 days ago
PATERSON – At 6:45 am, as morning fog still hovered over the nearby Passaic River, Shamaya Winstead had secured the first spot in line for Monday’s distribution of free Fetty Wap concert tickets in Pennington Park. “I was going to be here at 5:30,”... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Paterson says city report of one-month $773,000 DPW overtime bill was erroneousPATERSON – A city-generated overtime report that ignited heated exchanges betwe
Paterson says city report of one-month $773,000 DPW overtime bill was erroneous
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 11 days ago
PATERSON – A city-generated overtime report that ignited heated exchanges between municipal officials and prompted some council members to demand investigations turned out to contain inaccurate information, according to Paterson’s business... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Authorities planning major security force for Paterson’s free Fetty Wap concertPATERSON – New Jersey State Police and Passaic County Sheriff’s Officers will w
Authorities planning major security force for Paterson’s free Fetty Wap concert
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 11 days ago
PATERSON – New Jersey State Police and Passaic County Sheriff’s Officers will work with city law enforcement officials to provide security at next Thursday’s free Fetty Wap concert for 1,200 high school students at Bauerle Field, according to... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Uncertainty arises about rain location for Fetty Wap concert in PatersonPATERSON – It’s no longer clear where rap star Fetty Wap will give his free con
Uncertainty arises about rain location for Fetty Wap concert in Paterson
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 11 days ago
PATERSON – It’s no longer clear where rap star Fetty Wap will give his free concert for 1,200 Paterson high school students next Thursday if it rains. Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres previously had announced that Kennedy High School would be the... Read more
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Wise County Messenger
John Wesley MurphyJohn Wesley “Jake” Murphy, 84, of Fort Worth died Monday, July 27, 2015, at his
John Wesley Murphy
Wise County Messenger / Posted 12 days ago
John Wesley “Jake” Murphy, 84, of Fort Worth died Monday, July 27, 2015, at his home. A celebration of his life is 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, at the family’s home. Jake was born Feb. 19, 1931, in Kingsbury to John Will Murphy and Francis Benner... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Paterson late in sending out its tax billsPATERSON — The city is running about a month late in issuing the first property
Paterson late in sending out its tax bills
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 12 days ago
PATERSON — The city is running about a month late in issuing the first property tax bills under the new assessments set in the recent revaluation, officials said. The bills will be far from routine because they will provide Paterson property owners... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Overtime costs in Paterson shatter expectationsPaterson, strapped for cash and trying to rein in spending, was hit with a larg
Overtime costs in Paterson shatter expectations
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 12 days ago
Paterson, strapped for cash and trying to rein in spending, was hit with a large overtime bill over the past year when five public works employees doubled their base salaries and the city paid almost 35 percent more than it budgeted for... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Payroll records show five Paterson DPW employees matched their salaries through overtime payPATERSON – Five employees in the city’s public works department doubled their b
Payroll records show five Paterson DPW employees matched their salaries through overtime pay
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 13 days ago
PATERSON – Five employees in the city’s public works department doubled their base salaries with overtime pay during the fiscal year that ended on June 30, according to Paterson’s payroll records. Twenty other municipal employees – including 14 from... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Payroll records show five Paterson DPW employees matched their salaries through overtime paymentsPATERSON – Five employees in the city’s public works department doubled their b
Payroll records show five Paterson DPW employees matched their salaries through overtime payments
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 13 days ago
PATERSON – Five employees in the city’s public works department doubled their base salaries with overtime pay during the fiscal year that ended on June 30, according to Paterson’s payroll records. Twenty other municipal employees – including 14 from... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
N.J. lawmakers celebrate signing of new law regarding juvenile offendersState lawmakers and local officials on Tuesday celebrated a series of juvenile
N.J. lawmakers celebrate signing of new law regarding juvenile offenders
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 13 days ago
State lawmakers and local officials on Tuesday celebrated a series of juvenile justice reforms that took more than a year to craft and were signed into law last week. The reforms come amid national focus on the criminal justice system following... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
N.J. lawmakers celebrate signing of series of juvenile justice reformsState lawmakers and local officials on Tuesday celebrated a series of juvenile
N.J. lawmakers celebrate signing of series of juvenile justice reforms
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 13 days ago
State lawmakers and local officials on Tuesday celebrated a series of juvenile justice reforms that took more than a year to craft and were signed into law last week. The reforms come amid national focus on the criminal justice system following... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Paterson to seek state grants to clean hazardous waste sitesPATERSON — City officials are looking to get state funding to clean up contamin
Paterson to seek state grants to clean hazardous waste sites
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 13 days ago
PATERSON — City officials are looking to get state funding to clean up contamination at 14 locations in Paterson, more than half of them in the Great Falls historic district, officials said. Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres said the New Jersey Department of... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Rapper Fetty Wap giving free concert for Paterson high schoolersJust last year, before a hit single catapulted him to national stardom, Fetty W
Rapper Fetty Wap giving free concert for Paterson high schoolers
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 13 days ago
Just last year, before a hit single catapulted him to national stardom, Fetty Wap was just another aspiring rapper from Paterson who would hawk $5 CDs in the streets to anyone who would give his music a chance. It’s a success story well known to... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Rapper Fetty Wap giving free concert for Paterson high school students, mayor saysPATERSON — The city’s hometown rap sensation, Fetty Wap, will be performing in
Rapper Fetty Wap giving free concert for Paterson high school students, mayor says
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 14 days ago
PATERSON — The city’s hometown rap sensation, Fetty Wap, will be performing in a free concert for 1,200 Paterson high school students at Bauerle Field on Aug. 27, according to Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres. City officials will be distributing the free... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Paterson police arrest alleged driver in hit-run that killed 16-old boyPATERSON — Authorities have arrested the driver in a hit-and-run accident Monda
Paterson police arrest alleged driver in hit-run that killed 16-old boy
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 18 days ago
PATERSON — Authorities have arrested the driver in a hit-and-run accident Monday that killed a 16-year-old boy who had been riding his bicycle. Paterson police arrested the driver on Wednesday night and the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office will... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Developer accuses Paterson of charging him $60k in improper feesPATERSON – A prominent 4th Ward developer has filed a lawsuit against the city
Developer accuses Paterson of charging him $60k in improper fees
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 20 days ago
PATERSON – A prominent 4th Ward developer has filed a lawsuit against the city seeking a refund for $60,500 in fees he claims municipal employee wrongly demanded of him under Paterson’s abandoned property ordinance. The developer, Charles Florio,... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Paterson council approves referendum on creation of new city recreation taxPATERSON – City voters in November will decide whether to create a new municipa
Paterson council approves referendum on creation of new city recreation tax
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 25 days ago
PATERSON – City voters in November will decide whether to create a new municipal tax to pay for recreation programs in Paterson. After a discussion that pitted concerns about struggling taxpayers against the desire to improve Paterson’s recreation... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
N.J. reports show Paterson violent crime down 18.8 percent over start of this yearPATERSON – The number of violent crimes reported in Paterson dropped by 18.8 pe
N.J. reports show Paterson violent crime down 18.8 percent over start of this year
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 26 days ago
PATERSON – The number of violent crimes reported in Paterson dropped by 18.8 percent during the first six months of this year, compared to the same time period for 2014, according to statistics compiled by the New Jersey State Police. The state’s... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
State reports show Paterson violent crime down 18.8 percent over start of this yearPATERSON – The number of violent crimes reported in Paterson dropped by 18.8 pe
State reports show Paterson violent crime down 18.8 percent over start of this year
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 26 days ago
PATERSON – The number of violent crimes reported in Paterson dropped by 18.8 percent during the first six months of this year, compared to the same time period for 2014, according to statistics compiled by the New Jersey State Police. The state’s... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Paterson mayor collects signatures at Dunkin Donuts for recreation tax planPATERSON – Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres often stops for a cup of coffee at the Dunk
Paterson mayor collects signatures at Dunkin Donuts for recreation tax plan
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted a month ago
PATERSON – Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres often stops for a cup of coffee at the Dunkin Donuts on Union Avenue on his way to work. But on Friday morning, the mayor stuck around for a while, collecting signatures in support of his plan to create a new tax... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Slow going for Paterson’s efforts to acquire abandoned propertiesPATERSON – A year after the city launched an effort to take control of abandone
Slow going for Paterson’s efforts to acquire abandoned properties
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted a month ago
PATERSON – A year after the city launched an effort to take control of abandoned houses in need of repair, Paterson officials have yet to resolve the test case they picked involving a property in the 2nd Ward. Officials said the test case with the... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Mayor: Paterson to start prison re-entry center based on McGreevey programPATERSON – The mayor and other representatives from the Paterson area toured th
Mayor: Paterson to start prison re-entry center based on McGreevey program
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 1 months ago
PATERSON – The mayor and other representatives from the Paterson area toured the Martin’s Place prison re-entry facilities in Jersey City on Thursday as part of a plan to duplicate the program in the Silk City by the end of the year. Paterson was... Read more

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