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NBC Los Angeles
Nowhere to Park: Valets Caught Swiping Spots From Driverstheir cars at $1 meters. It's a practice Mayor Eric Garcetti vowed seven years
Nowhere to Park: Valets Caught Swiping Spots From Drivers
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 2 days ago
their cars at $1 meters. It's a practice Mayor Eric Garcetti vowed seven years ago to stop when he was president of the Los Angeles City Council. "Valets do not have a right to public parking spaces," Garcetti said in 2009, after another NBC4... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Community Leaders Push for Hate-Speech InvestigationBar Association to disbar attorney Wayne Spindler for the racially-charged comm
Community Leaders Push for Hate-Speech Investigation
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 2 days ago
Bar Association to disbar attorney Wayne Spindler for the racially-charged comments he wrote on a public speaker card at a Los Angeles City Council meeting. Daniel Bakewell, publisher of the Los Angeles Sentinel, an African-American owned and... Read more
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Spencer Daily Reporter
Life after 'La Bamba': Valens-Anderson remembers her talented brotherand saw legendary artists like Buddy Holly or J.P. Richards, the Big Bopper. T
Life after 'La Bamba': Valens-Anderson remembers her talented brother
Spencer Daily Reporter / Posted 5 days ago
and saw legendary artists like Buddy Holly or J.P. Richards, the Big Bopper. They often saw Ritchie Valens, too. The Los Angeles City Council proclaimed Friday as Ritchie Valens Day to mark what would have been the "La Bamba" and "Donna"... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
LA Council President Gets Restraining Order in Threats CaseThe president of the Los Angeles City Council obtained a temporary restraining
LA Council President Gets Restraining Order in Threats Case
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 5 days ago
The president of the Los Angeles City Council obtained a temporary restraining order against a frequent City Hall critic who is accused of making racially charged threats. Wayne Spindler, 46, was ordered to remain at least 100 yards away from... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Racist attacks on L.A. council president prompt arrest, outrageslurs. Anti-gay epithets. The N-word. The F-bomb. Over the last three years, t
Racist attacks on L.A. council president prompt arrest, outrage
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 5 days ago
slurs. Anti-gay epithets. The N-word. The F-bomb. Over the last three years, the language used by members of the public at Los Angeles City Council meetings has grown increasingly graphic, moving from the vulgar and the sexually explicit into the... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Los Angeles budget includes $138M to fight homelessnessLOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles City Council has approved a nearly $9 billio
Los Angeles budget includes $138M to fight homelessness
The Record Searchlight / Posted 6 days ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles City Council has approved a nearly $9 billion spending plan that includes more than $100 million to fight homelessness. The budget approved Thursday is for the fiscal year that begins July 1. It sets aside $138... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
City Hall Critic Arrested Over Racist Message Toward Herb WessonAn outspoken critic of the Los Angeles City Council has been arrested after all
City Hall Critic Arrested Over Racist Message Toward Herb Wesson
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 6 days ago
An outspoken critic of the Los Angeles City Council has been arrested after allegedly submitting a public-comment card that depicted a burning cross, a body dangling from a tree and an apparent Ku Klux Klan figure holding a sign labeling Council... Read more
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San Fernando Valley Business Journal
SpeedWeed Says It’s Still in BusinessJune because it violated Prop D, a voter-approved initiative from 2013. Propos
SpeedWeed Says It’s Still in Business
San Fernando Valley Business Journal / Posted 9 days ago
June because it violated Prop D, a voter-approved initiative from 2013. Proposition D, put on the ballot by action of the Los Angeles City Council, limits the number of dispensaries to the 135 that have been in continuous operation since September... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Why Some Restaurants Are Walking Back Their No-Tipping Policieswas granted historic monument status by city officials on Wednesday, protecting
Why Some Restaurants Are Walking Back Their No-Tipping Policies
The Oklahoman / Posted 9 days ago
was granted historic monument status by city officials on Wednesday, protecting it from the threat of demolition. The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously with three people absent to designate the 1956 Norms restaurant as a... Read more
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Orange County Register
San Francisco official says city is in talks with George Lucas on museumcity offered Lucas in 2014, land occupied by the little-used Los Angeles Memori
San Francisco official says city is in talks with George Lucas on museum
Orange County Register / Posted 9 days ago
city offered Lucas in 2014, land occupied by the little-used Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena, is no longer available. The Los Angeles City Council last week approved plans to build a $250 million stadium for the city’s expansion soccer club on the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
San Francisco official says city is in talks with Lucas on museumcity offered Lucas in 2014, land occupied by the little-used Los Angeles Memori
San Francisco official says city is in talks with Lucas on museum
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
city offered Lucas in 2014, land occupied by the little-used Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena, is no longer available. The Los Angeles City Council earlier this month approved plans to build a $250 million stadium for the city's expansion soccer... Read more
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NBC San Diego
LA Moves to Require Farmers Markets to Accept EBTThe Los Angeles City Council took a step toward requiring farmers markets in th
LA Moves to Require Farmers Markets to Accept EBT
NBC San Diego / Posted 11 days ago
The Los Angeles City Council took a step toward requiring farmers markets in the city to accept food stamps as payment. The council voted on Friday to request that the City Attorney's Office draft an ordinance that would require farmers market... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
LA Moves to Require Farmers Markets to Accept EBTThe Los Angeles City Council took a step toward requiring farmers markets in th
LA Moves to Require Farmers Markets to Accept EBT
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 11 days ago
The Los Angeles City Council took a step toward requiring farmers markets in the city to accept food stamps as payment. The council voted on Friday to request that the City Attorney's Office draft an ordinance that would require farmers market... Read more
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San Fernando Valley Business Journal
Preview: Soft Story = Hard TimesMany apartment owners in the San Fernando Valley are now feeling the tremors fr
Preview: Soft Story = Hard Times
San Fernando Valley Business Journal / Posted 12 days ago
Many apartment owners in the San Fernando Valley are now feeling the tremors from a law passed by the Los Angeles City Council requiring costly retrofits so buildings can better withstand earthquakes. Notices recently started going out telling... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Farmers Markets in L.A. Now Required to Accept EBT Cards After City Council VoteThe Los Angeles City Council Friday unanimously approved legislation requiring
Farmers Markets in L.A. Now Required to Accept EBT Cards After City Council Vote
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 12 days ago
The Los Angeles City Council Friday unanimously approved legislation requiring farmers markets across the city to accept CalFresh EBT cards. Councilmember Jose Huizar worked with the Los Angeles Food Policy Council and Los Angeles Community Action... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
LA to Declare May 13 Ritchie Valens DayThe Los Angeles City Council will proclaim May 13 as Ritchie Valens Day to mark
LA to Declare May 13 Ritchie Valens Day
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 12 days ago
The Los Angeles City Council will proclaim May 13 as Ritchie Valens Day to mark the 75th anniversary of the birth of the late beloved rock 'n' roll pioneer behind hits like "La Bamba" and "Donna." Born Richard Steven Valenzuela in Pacoima on May 13,... Read more
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NFL.com
NFL Network's Akbar Gbajabiamila honored by LACCNFL Network's own Akbar Gbajabiamila was honored Wednesday by the Los Angeles C
NFL Network's Akbar Gbajabiamila honored by LACC
NFL.com / Posted 13 days ago
NFL Network's own Akbar Gbajabiamila was honored Wednesday by the Los Angeles City Council for his heroic actions after he witnessed a hit-and-run in June last year. Gbajabiamila chased down a car and photographed the license plate after the vehicle... Read more
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NBC San Diego
'Ninja Warrior' Host Hailed as Hero for Chasing Down Driverthat led to an arrest in the case. "I don't feel like I'm a hero," said Gbajab
'Ninja Warrior' Host Hailed as Hero for Chasing Down Driver
NBC San Diego / Posted 13 days ago
that led to an arrest in the case. "I don't feel like I'm a hero," said Gbajabiamila, who was honored Wednesday by the Los Angeles City Council with a commendation plaque. "Ultimately they're the heroes. They're the ones that sacrifice their... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Gunman in Standard Hotel Slaying Identifiedsuspect continued to fire several rounds, hitting Mr. Johnson and another victi
Gunman in Standard Hotel Slaying Identified
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 14 days ago
suspect continued to fire several rounds, hitting Mr. Johnson and another victim, who returned fire with his own gun." The Los Angeles City Council offered the reward for information leading to Harrington's arrest. Anyone with information on the... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
'Ninja Warrior' Host Hailed as Hero for Chasing Down Driverthat led to an arrest in the case. "I don't feel like I'm a hero," said Gbajab
'Ninja Warrior' Host Hailed as Hero for Chasing Down Driver
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 14 days ago
that led to an arrest in the case. "I don't feel like I'm a hero," said Gbajabiamila, who was honored Wednesday by the Los Angeles City Council with a commendation plaque. "Ultimately they're the heroes. They're the ones that sacrifice their... Read more
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Ventura County Star
LA votes to allow some illegal dwelling unitsLOS ANGELES (AP) - Faced with a housing crisis, the Los Angeles City Council ha
LA votes to allow some illegal dwelling units
Ventura County Star / Posted 14 days ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Faced with a housing crisis, the Los Angeles City Council has voted to allow thousands of illegal dwelling units in apartment and condo complexes. City News Service says the council on Tuesday directed the city attorney to draft... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
LA votes to allow some illegal dwelling unitsLOS ANGELES (AP) - Faced with a housing crisis, the Los Angeles City Council ha
LA votes to allow some illegal dwelling units
The Record Searchlight / Posted 14 days ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Faced with a housing crisis, the Los Angeles City Council has voted to allow thousands of illegal dwelling units in apartment and condo complexes. City News Service says the council on Tuesday directed the city attorney to draft... Read more
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CNN
What does it mean to be Latino in America today?proficiency. "Within a short period of time, everybody will have trouble talki
What does it mean to be Latino in America today?
CNN / Posted 17 days ago
proficiency. "Within a short period of time, everybody will have trouble talking to their grandmother," Gil Cedillo, a Los Angeles City Council member, told Bell. If current trends remain constant, Cedillo might be right. Young Hispanics... Read more
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New Kerala
L.A. city council approves new football stadium - newkerala.com #60617Los Angeles, May 8 : The Los Angeles city council has announced the approval of
L.A. city council approves new football stadium - newkerala.com #60617
New Kerala / Posted 17 days ago
Los Angeles, May 8 : The Los Angeles city council has announced the approval of a project to build a football stadium for the new Major League Soccer (MLS) franchise, the Los Angeles Football Club. The approval allows the new LAFC stadium to be... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
L.A. City Council Approves Plans for Soccer Stadium Next to ColiseumThe Los Angeles City Council on Friday unanimously approved plans for a private
L.A. City Council Approves Plans for Soccer Stadium Next to Coliseum
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 18 days ago
The Los Angeles City Council on Friday unanimously approved plans for a privately financed $250-million stadium in Exposition Park, clearing the way for the expansion Los Angeles Football Club to begin construction on the most expensive... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
City Votes in Favor of New Soccer Stadium in LAThe Los Angeles City Council voted Friday to move forward with a $250 million p
City Votes in Favor of New Soccer Stadium in LA
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 19 days ago
The Los Angeles City Council voted Friday to move forward with a $250 million project to build a 22,000-seat soccer stadium at Exposition Park in South Los Angeles. The project, approved on a 12-0 vote, will replace the existing Los Angeles Memorial... Read more
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Business Wire
Homeless Population Surges Thanks in Part to City Hall, says Coalition to Preserve LAconstruction. A City of Los Angeles housing report from late 2015 shows that e
Homeless Population Surges Thanks in Part to City Hall, says Coalition to Preserve LA
Business Wire / Posted 19 days ago
construction. A City of Los Angeles housing report from late 2015 shows that even as homelessness surges citywide, the Los Angeles City Council clings to policies that exacerbate the problem. The city itself admits that housing projects it... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Hillary Clinton’s LA Visit: See the Complete Schedule‬the country. The Democratic frontrunner will then head to downtown Los Angeles
Hillary Clinton’s LA Visit: See the Complete Schedule‬
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 20 days ago
the country. The Democratic frontrunner will then head to downtown Los Angeles for an early afternoon fundraiser with Los Angeles City Council member José Huizar. Donors can give $2,700 or raise $10,000 to be a co-host and take a photo with... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Hillary Clinton’s LA Visit: See the Complete Schedule‬the country. The Democratic frontrunner will then head to downtown Los Angeles
Hillary Clinton’s LA Visit: See the Complete Schedule‬
Stamford Advocate / Posted 20 days ago
the country. The Democratic frontrunner will then head to downtown Los Angeles for an early afternoon fundraiser with Los Angeles City Council member José Huizar. Donors can give $2,700 or raise $10,000 to be a co-host and take a photo with... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Hillary Clinton’s LA Visit: See the Complete Schedule‬the country. The Democratic frontrunner will then head to downtown Los Angeles
Hillary Clinton’s LA Visit: See the Complete Schedule‬
Connecticut Post / Posted 20 days ago
the country. The Democratic frontrunner will then head to downtown Los Angeles for an early afternoon fundraiser with Los Angeles City Council member José Huizar. Donors can give $2,700 or raise $10,000 to be a co-host and take a photo with... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Hillary Clinton’s LA Visit: See the Complete Schedule‬country together. The Democratic frontrunner will then head to downtown Los An
Hillary Clinton’s LA Visit: See the Complete Schedule‬
Houston Chronicle / Posted 20 days ago
country together. The Democratic frontrunner will then head to downtown Los Angeles for an early afternoon fundraiser with Los Angeles City Council member José Huizar. Donors can give $2,700 or raise $10,000 to be a co-host and take a photo with... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Hillary Clinton’s LA Visit: See the Complete Schedule‬country together. The Democratic frontrunner will then head to downtown Los An
Hillary Clinton’s LA Visit: See the Complete Schedule‬
Darien News-Review / Posted 20 days ago
country together. The Democratic frontrunner will then head to downtown Los Angeles for an early afternoon fundraiser with Los Angeles City Council member José Huizar. Donors can give $2,700 or raise $10,000 to be a co-host and take a photo with... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
L.A. City Council Votes Unanimously to Allow Construction on Long-Stalled Hollywood TargetThe Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously Wednesday to allow construction
L.A. City Council Votes Unanimously to Allow Construction on Long-Stalled Hollywood Target
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 21 days ago
The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously Wednesday to allow construction of a long-stalled Target shopping center in Hollywood to resume, nearly two years after a judge ordered work halted at the site. The Los Angeles City Council voted... Read more
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express
Top 10 facts about Star Wars Daythat May 4 be called National Star Wars Day was made in the UK Parliament in 19
Top 10 facts about Star Wars Day
express / Posted 21 days ago
that May 4 be called National Star Wars Day was made in the UK Parliament in 1994 1. Four years earlier, in 2007, Los Angeles City Council had declared May 25 to be Star Wars Day in honour of the 30th anniversary of the release of the... Read more
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Beverly Hills Courier
LA City Council Votes to Assist Low Income Rabbit Owners with Spay/NeuterPosted: Tuesday, May 3, 2016 – 5:47 PM (CNS) – The Los Angeles City Council vo
LA City Council Votes to Assist Low Income Rabbit Owners with Spay/Neuter
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted 22 days ago
Posted: Tuesday, May 3, 2016 – 5:47 PM (CNS) – The Los Angeles City Council voted today to offer $125 in financial assistance to low-income rabbit owners to cover the full cost of their pets’ sterilization surgeries. The council action adds rabbit... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Live blog from a hot race: Pavley’s would-be replacements to meet in Thousand Oakson the June ballot are Moorpark City Councilman David Pollock, Shawn Bayliss, a
Live blog from a hot race: Pavley’s would-be replacements to meet in Thousand Oaks
Ventura County Star / Posted 22 days ago
on the June ballot are Moorpark City Councilman David Pollock, Shawn Bayliss, a chief legislative deputy for a Los Angeles city council member, and George Christopher Thomas, a publisher and president of the Van Nuys neighborhood... Read more
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Daily Mail
Is PORN the key to safer sex?their engaging in riskier sex However, with the increase in the prevalence of
Is PORN the key to safer sex?
Daily Mail / Posted 22 days ago
their engaging in riskier sex However, with the increase in the prevalence of unsafe anal sex in internet-based porn, the Los Angeles City Council passed regulations mandating condom use among adult film performers. A similar ballot initiative... Read more
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NBC News
California Takes A Step Further Toward Immigrant Integrationcare access to children will make an enormous difference for Asian American com
California Takes A Step Further Toward Immigrant Integration
NBC News / Posted 23 days ago
care access to children will make an enormous difference for Asian American communities." José Huizar, a member of the Los Angeles City Council, praised the expansion of health care resources to undocumented children and encourages going even... Read more
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Beverly Hills Courier
Beverly Hills News – Holmby Hills’ Singleton Home Achieves Historic Designation, But Tree Removal ContinuesBy Victoria Talbot On April 20, the Los Angeles City Council voted to designat
Beverly Hills News – Holmby Hills’ Singleton Home Achieves Historic Designation, But Tree Removal Continues
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted 24 days ago
By Victoria Talbot On April 20, the Los Angeles City Council voted to designate the Singleton Estate as a Historic-Cultural Monument (HCM), protecting the Wallace Neff residence and Thomas Church-Philip Shipley landscape from demolition or... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Mayor Eric Garcetti picks up an investment property in Mid-Wilshire45, took office in the summer of 2013, becoming L.A.’s 42nd mayor. He previousl
Mayor Eric Garcetti picks up an investment property in Mid-Wilshire
Los Angeles Times / Posted 25 days ago
45, took office in the summer of 2013, becoming L.A.’s 42nd mayor. He previously served as president of the Los Angeles City Council from 2006 to 2012. Last month, Garcetti and Wakeland sold their house in the Echo Park area for... Read more
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Colorado Springs Independent
Philip Anschutz's influence knows no boundsat least one case, he finessed public property for one of his biggest projects.
Philip Anschutz's influence knows no bounds
Colorado Springs Independent / Posted 28 days ago
at least one case, he finessed public property for one of his biggest projects. In the late 1990s, Anschutz convinced the Los Angeles City Council to hand over 27 "blighted" acres of condemned downtown property for his entertainment enclave, which... Read more
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Beverly Hills Courier
L.A. Councilman Koretz’ Wildlife Corridor Protection Bill Moves ForwardPosted: Friday, April 22, 2016 – 2:28 PM (CNS) – The Los Angeles City Council
L.A. Councilman Koretz’ Wildlife Corridor Protection Bill Moves Forward
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted 1 months ago
Posted: Friday, April 22, 2016 – 2:28 PM (CNS) – The Los Angeles City Council took a step today toward creating wildlife corridors in the eastern portion of the Santa Monica Mountains where developers may be required to set aside space for animals... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
City Council to Vote on Wildlife Corridor in Santa Monica MountainsGriffith Park's resident mountain lion, P-22, might have more room to roam afte
City Council to Vote on Wildlife Corridor in Santa Monica Mountains
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 1 months ago
Griffith Park's resident mountain lion, P-22, might have more room to roam after the Los Angeles City Council votes on a piece of legislation that would incorporate wildlife into hillside communities Friday, just in time for Earth Day. The motion... Read more

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