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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Opening ceremonies for Willard Bridge set for noon Aug. 28Aug. 28, Shawnee County public works director Tom Vlach said Thursday to County
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 10 hours ago
Aug. 28, Shawnee County public works director Tom Vlach said Thursday to County Commissioners Shelly Buhler, Bob Archer and Kevin Cook. Vlach indicated workers were nearing completion of the replacement bridge being built just east of the previous... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Shawnee County Commission OKs 2018 budget containing slight tax cut2018 budget containing slight tax cut Shawnee County Commissioner Shelly Buhle
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 10 hours ago
2018 budget containing slight tax cut Shawnee County Commissioner Shelly Buhler, right, spoke Thursday to fellow commissioners Kevin Cook, left, and Bob Archer, center, just before they adopted a 2018 county budget. (Tim Hrenchir/The Captial-Journ... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Current 2018 Shawnee County budget would bring tax cut; commission mulls spending morestill opt to increase the amounts it budgets for some county departments or org
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 3 days ago
still opt to increase the amounts it budgets for some county departments or organizations seeking funding. Commissioner Kevin Cook suggested Monday he might be willing to reconsider funding amounts for some budget line items that fall under the... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Shawnee County Commission begins revising its 2018 budgetproperty tax mill levy, said county administrative services director Betty Grei
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 7 days ago
property tax mill levy, said county administrative services director Betty Greiner. Commissioners Buhler, Bob Archer and Kevin Cook began making revisions Thursday to that budget, which they tentatively plan to finalize Aug. 21. Commissioners... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
County commission to consider raising minimum tobacco purchase age to 21 in unincorporated areasareas. Commission Chairman Bob Archer’s proposal to make that move is among it
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 9 days ago
areas. Commission Chairman Bob Archer’s proposal to make that move is among items on the agenda when Commissioners Archer, Kevin Cook and Shelly Buhler meet at 9 a.m. in their chambers in Room B-11 of the County Courthouse, 200 S.E. 7th. The... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Governing body’s discussion of 5 Topeka city manager finalists will continue Tuesdaywhile the Topeka City Council will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday in its chambers at 21
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 11 days ago
while the Topeka City Council will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday in its chambers at 214 S.E. 8th. Commissioners Bob Archer, Kevin Cook and Shelly Buhler plan to meet as the county’s board of canvassers to make individual decisions about whether to... Read more
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New York Post
A surprise phone call showed Ara Parseghian’s true greatnessthe same person who told David Caruso: “You can do better than John Kelly and ‘
New York Post / Posted 12 days ago
the same person who told David Caruso: “You can do better than John Kelly and ‘NYPD Blue.’ Trust me.”“Electric October,” by Kevin Cook Two essential summer reads if you’re a sucker for baseball history, as I am: “Electric October” by Kevin Cook, a... Read more
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The Troy Messenger
Multiple wrecks result in only minor injuriesThree people were injured Friday when a 2004 jeep they were in left U.S. Highwa
The Troy Messenger / Posted 12 days ago
Three people were injured Friday when a 2004 jeep they were in left U.S. Highway 231 and overturned. Trooper Kevin Cook said the driver and two passengers were transported to a local hospital with minor injuries. The crash occurred around 10 p.m.... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
All lanes along US 331 near mm 49 closed due to flooding in Crenshaw CountyCampground in Crenshaw County has led to all lanes of U.S. Highway 331 to be cl
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 12 days ago
Campground in Crenshaw County has led to all lanes of U.S. Highway 331 to be closed. According to Alabama State Trooper Kevin Cook, all lanes are closed near mile marker 49. Cook says ALDOT is posting sign boards and rerouting... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
All lanes along US 331 near mm 49 closed due to flooding in Crenshaw CountyCampground in Crenshaw County has led to all lanes of U.S. Highway 331 to be cl
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 12 days ago
Campground in Crenshaw County has led to all lanes of U.S. Highway 331 to be closed. According to Alabama State Trooper Kevin Cook, all lanes are closed near mile marker 49. Cook says ALDOT is posting sign boards and rerouting... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Shawnee County terminates two jobs, defers action on contractor’s request seeking additional paythat the county pay an additional $61,794 for work in the area of its courthous
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 14 days ago
that the county pay an additional $61,794 for work in the area of its courthouse, 200 S.E. 7th. Commissioners Bob Archer, Kevin Cook and Shelly Buhler voted 3-0 to eliminate two positions in the health department’s Maternal and Child Health... Read more
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Al.com
Man ejected from vehicle, killed in fatal crash in Chatomwas killed early Wednesday morning in fatal car crash, according to the Alabama
Al.com / Posted 15 days ago
was killed early Wednesday morning in fatal car crash, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency. ALEA spokesman Kevin Cook reported that at 2:20 a.m. on Wednesday Caleb Michael Bailey was killed when the 2008 Infinity G37 he was driving... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Unofficial mayoral primary results: Michelle De La Isla, Spencer Duncan move onor 3.3 percent. Results of Tuesday’s primary won’t become official until after
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 15 days ago
or 3.3 percent. Results of Tuesday’s primary won’t become official until after Shawnee County Commissioners Bob Archer, Kevin Cook and Shelly Buhler meet as a board of canvassers at 9 a.m. Monday in the election office at 3420 S.W. Van... Read more
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The Atmore Advance
3 injured in wreckwreck Monday night on Highway 21 near the 3.60 mile marker, according to the Al
The Atmore Advance / Posted 15 days ago
wreck Monday night on Highway 21 near the 3.60 mile marker, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency. Trooper Kevin Cook said Treniece S. Wimes of Greensboro, was driving a 2004 Chevrolet that collided with a 2016 Nissan driving by... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Eight Mile woman dies in U.S. 45 crashState Troopers. It happened at 4:02 p.m. on U.S. 45 near the 26 mile marker, t
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 16 days ago
State Troopers. It happened at 4:02 p.m. on U.S. 45 near the 26 mile marker, three miles south of Citronelle, said Trooper Kevin Cook in an email to news media. Cook said Gabrial Latess Lee, 23, was killed when the 2012 Mitsubishi Galant she was... Read more
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Al.com
Eight Mile woman killed in three-car crash near Citronellein a three-car crash near Citronelle on Monday afternoon, according to the Alab
Al.com / Posted 16 days ago
in a three-car crash near Citronelle on Monday afternoon, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency. ALEA spokesman Kevin Cook said the three-vehicle crash occurred at 4:02 p.m. Monday claiming the life of Gabrial Latess Lee and injuring... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Eight Mile woman dies in U.S. 45 crashState Troopers. It happened at 4:02 p.m. on U.S. 45 near the 26 mile marker, t
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 16 days ago
State Troopers. It happened at 4:02 p.m. on U.S. 45 near the 26 mile marker, three miles south of Citronelle, said Trooper Kevin Cook in an email to news media. Cook said Gabrial Latess Lee, 23, was killed when the 2012 Mitsubishi Galant she was... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Senator Cochran has co-sponsored legislation to improve Mississippi's Medicare reimbursementsget less from Medicare for the same patient that's treated in a New York hospit
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 17 days ago
get less from Medicare for the same patient that's treated in a New York hospital for the same diagnosis," described CEO Kevin Cook. "Then the issue we run into is, we don't pay the physician any less that treats that patient. Yet, we're being... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Senator Cochran has co-sponsored legislation to improve Mississippi's Medicare reimbursementsget less from Medicare for the same patient that's treated in a New York hospit
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 17 days ago
get less from Medicare for the same patient that's treated in a New York hospital for the same diagnosis," described CEO Kevin Cook. "Then the issue we run into is, we don't pay the physician any less that treats that patient. Yet, we're being... Read more
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Al.com
2 women, 1 man killed in a head-on collision in Loxleytwo vehicles in Loxley late Saturday (July 29) night, according to the Alabama
Al.com / Posted 17 days ago
two vehicles in Loxley late Saturday (July 29) night, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency. ALEA spokesman Kevin Cook reported that a two-vehicle crash claimed the lives of two Foley residents and the life of a Bay Minette woman.... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
SBI investigating officer-involved shooting involving Louisville police officerwas involved in a shooting Friday night that left one man with non-life threate
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 19 days ago
was involved in a shooting Friday night that left one man with non-life threatening injuries according Alabama Trooper Kevin Cook. According to Cook, the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency State Bureau of Investigation is investigating the... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
SBI investigating officer-involved shooting involving Louisville police officerwas involved in a shooting Friday night that left one man with non-life threate
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 19 days ago
was involved in a shooting Friday night that left one man with non-life threatening injuries according Alabama Trooper Kevin Cook. According to Cook, the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency State Bureau of Investigation is investigating the... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Shawnee County mothers, children in nutrition program to be first in state to use electronic issuance system“much more efficient,” said Linda Ochs, interim director of the county health d
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 21 days ago
“much more efficient,” said Linda Ochs, interim director of the county health department. Commissioners Bob Archer and Kevin Cook voted 2-0 Thursday to authorize Ochs to close the Women, Infants and Children supplemental nutrition program known... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Elected officials take step toward providing Shawnee County high-speed wireless internet accessinfrastructure.” Those who voted Wednesday in favor of the contract included S
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 22 days ago
infrastructure.” Those who voted Wednesday in favor of the contract included Shawnee County Commissioners Bob Archer and Kevin Cook, Topeka Mayor Larry Wolgast and Topeka City Council members Michelle De La Isla and Tony Emerson. Topeka City... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
J Extra: Having name on gardens is ‘special’ for former county commissioner Ted Ensleyhours, and they still work on it today. I have always appreciated the support
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 22 days ago
hours, and they still work on it today. I have always appreciated the support of the present commissioners — Bob Archer, Kevin Cook and Shelly Buhler — have shown for the lake and especially for the garden. John Knight, director of (Shawnee... Read more
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First Coast News
Water database shows some buildups of cancer-causing chemical in JEA systemworked there, and that the numbers the database shows are “far within the regul
First Coast News / Posted 22 days ago
worked there, and that the numbers the database shows are “far within the regulatory limits.” That’s not the point, said Kevin Cook, president of the Environmental Working Group. “Just because your tap water gets a passing grade from the... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Water database shows some buildups of cancer-causing chemical in JEA systemworked there, and that the numbers the database shows are “far within the regul
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 22 days ago
worked there, and that the numbers the database shows are “far within the regulatory limits.” That’s not the point, said Kevin Cook, president of the Environmental Working Group. “Just because your tap water gets a passing grade from the... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Dennis O’Brien leaves controversy-ridden Silver Lake Township boardShelly Buhler, who represents a district that includes Silver Lake Township, to
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 24 days ago
Shelly Buhler, who represents a district that includes Silver Lake Township, told fellow Commissioners Bob Archer and Kevin Cook Monday that she’s gotten “quite a few calls” from people who shared opinions regarding that board. Commissioners... Read more
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Al.com
Fatal accident on I-10 in Grand Bay under investigation; Traffic being re-routedhas closed Interstate 10 headed westbound in the Grand Bay on Monday morning.
Al.com / Posted 24 days ago
has closed Interstate 10 headed westbound in the Grand Bay on Monday morning. Alabama Law Enforcement Agency spokesman Kevin Cook confirmed the fatal accident and said state troopers got the call around 7:15 a.m. State troopers are conducting... Read more
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Variety
Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards: Complete Winners ListReporter-Producer, KMEX SPORTS FEATURE VIN SCULLY APPRECIATION NIGHT, Spectrum
Variety / Posted 25 days ago
Reporter-Producer, KMEX SPORTS FEATURE VIN SCULLY APPRECIATION NIGHT, Spectrum SportsNet LA TRIBUTE (DODGERS VS ROCKIES) Kevin Cook, Editor Julian Gooden Sr., Producer Greg Taylor, Executive Producer Erick Cesar Vazquez, Camera SPORTS SERIES... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Hearing for requested property tax hike under considerationthe 2018 requested county budget. A proposal to make that move is among items
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 26 days ago
the 2018 requested county budget. A proposal to make that move is among items on the agenda when Commissioners Bob Archer, Kevin Cook and Shelly Buhler meet at 9 a.m. in their chambers in Room B-11 of the County Courthouse, 200 S.E. 7th. The... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Shawnee County seeks bids to replace trash trucks, including one destroyed in firefrom our Phil Anderson from the trash truck fire in downtown Topeka on July 12,
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 28 days ago
from our Phil Anderson from the trash truck fire in downtown Topeka on July 12, 2017. Commissioners Archer, Buhler and Kevin Cook voted 3-0 to authorize their solid waste department to seek bids to replace that rear-loader truck and six others... Read more
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Al.com
Mobile man dies after hitting a parked 18-wheeler in Butler County(July 20) morning when his vehicle left the roadway, according to the Alabama L
Al.com / Posted 28 days ago
(July 20) morning when his vehicle left the roadway, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency. ALEA spokesman Kevin Cook said Wyman Tyrell Lucius died in a two-vehicle crash when the 2012 Ford Fusion he was driving left the roadway and... Read more
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Al.com
Washington County deputy critically injured in a single-vehicle crashthe Alabama and Mississippi state line that left a man critically injured on Tu
Al.com / Posted 29 days ago
the Alabama and Mississippi state line that left a man critically injured on Tuesday (July 18) evening. ALEA spokesman Kevin Cook confirmed the single-vehicle crash and said it occurred around 4:55 p.m. on Tuesday at U.S. Highway 45 at the... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Computer issues resolved; AL Driver License Division services restoredlicense offices and non-driver ID issuances after a brief computer issue prompt
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted a month ago
license offices and non-driver ID issuances after a brief computer issue prompted their closure. According to Trooper Kevin Cook, the closure included all ALEA offices, probate, license commissioner offices and online issuances. The offices... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Computer issues resolved; AL Driver License Division services restoredlicense offices and non-driver ID issuances after a brief computer issue prompt
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted a month ago
license offices and non-driver ID issuances after a brief computer issue prompted their closure. According to Trooper Kevin Cook, the closure included all ALEA offices, probate, license commissioner offices and online issuances. The offices... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Computer issues prompts closure of AL Driver License Division serviceshave shut down driver license offices and non-driver ID issuances because of a
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted a month ago
have shut down driver license offices and non-driver ID issuances because of a computer issue. According to Trooper Kevin Cook, the closure includes all ALEA offices, probate, license commissioner offices and online issuances. The offices... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
County Commissioner Cook: Election commissioner Howell made ‘demand’ instead of seeking compromisecompromise or discussion when he submitted his office’s 2018 certified budget t
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted a month ago
compromise or discussion when he submitted his office’s 2018 certified budget to the county commission, Commissioner Kevin Cook said Monday. The commission is consequently justified in sharing its concerns in a letter to Kansas Secretary of... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Governing bodies take up matters involving utilities, election office7th, while the Topeka City Council will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday in its chambers
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 1 months ago
7th, while the Topeka City Council will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday in its chambers at 214 S.E. 8th. Commissioners Bob Archer, Kevin Cook and Shelly Buhler plan to consider Archer’s request that they vote to send a letter he has written to Kansas... Read more
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Al.com
Traffic snarled along I-10 in Mobile and Baldwin counties following fatal hit-and-run crashalong I-10 for most of the day. "I-10 traffic had to be routed off (the inters
Al.com / Posted 1 months ago
along I-10 for most of the day. "I-10 traffic had to be routed off (the interstate) and it backed things up," said Trooper Kevin Cook, a spokesman with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency. "Everyone is coming off their vacations as well. It all hit... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Alabama woman trying to protect kids fatally struck by truckon Alabama Highway 51 near Ariton. Pendleton left the car to sit down near a gr
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 1 months ago
on Alabama Highway 51 near Ariton. Pendleton left the car to sit down near a group of children that were playing. Trooper Kevin Cook said Pendleton ran toward the children when she saw a pickup truck veer off the road to avoid a tree. The truck... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Pedestrian struck, killed in Barbour County crashJoan Pendleton, 50, was struck by a pickup truck three miles north of Ariton at
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 1 months ago
Joan Pendleton, 50, was struck by a pickup truck three miles north of Ariton at 6:40 p.m., according to State Trooper Kevin Cook. Pendleton was transported to Dale Medical Center where she later died from her injuries. The driver, Raymundo... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Pedestrian struck, killed in Barbour County crashJoan Pendleton, 50, was struck by a pickup truck three miles north of Ariton at
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 1 months ago
Joan Pendleton, 50, was struck by a pickup truck three miles north of Ariton at 6:40 p.m., according to State Trooper Kevin Cook. Pendleton was transported to Dale Medical Center where she later died from her injuries. The driver, Raymundo... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Archer’s evidence of misinformation: Howell wants a 51% pay raisecounty and election office expenditures, Archer wrote in a letter he’s asking f
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 1 months ago
county and election office expenditures, Archer wrote in a letter he’s asking fellow Commissioners Shelly Buhler and Kevin Cook to support sending to Secretary of State Kris Kobach. Commissioner Bob Archer drafted a letter to send to... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Shawnee County Commission discusses withholding of income tax money from employees’ paychecksto have a lot of questions on the tax increases and how we are doing our withho
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 1 months ago
to have a lot of questions on the tax increases and how we are doing our withholding,” he said. Commissioners Archer, Kevin Cook and Shelly Buhler voted 3-0 Thursday to acknowledge they’d received a memorandum from Lewis regarding changes in... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Shawnee County Commission approves funding to cover costs of increased number of grand juriesjurisdiction and we believe we are most efficient with additional grand juries,
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 1 months ago
jurisdiction and we believe we are most efficient with additional grand juries,” Kagay said. Commissioners Bob Archer, Kevin Cook and Shelly Buhler subsequently voted 3-0 to use money from the county’s contingency budget to raise the amount it... Read more

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