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The Economic Times
Out of prison, former Goldman CEO Rajat Gupta finds returning is a hard roadBy Anita Raghavan One June evening last year, some of New York’s most prominent
The Economic Times / Posted 8 hours ago
By Anita Raghavan One June evening last year, some of New York’s most prominent Indian-Americans gathered at a gated house in Rye, New York. A few dozen Indian-American businessmen and their bejeweled wives, some decked out in colorful salwar... Read more
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Boston Globe
When it comes to marijuana foods, regulation drives innovation— Many college students will tell you that making pot brownies is easy — just s
Boston Globe / Posted 23 hours ago
— Many college students will tell you that making pot brownies is easy — just sprinkle a little marijuana into a pan of melting butter, then follow the instructions on the back of the Duncan Hines box. But marijuana entrepreneurs in this... Read more
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Daily Mail
GOP continues to hammer Trump over Charlottesville'Pathetic!' says John Kasich of Trump's 'fine people' defense as another round
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
'Pathetic!' says John Kasich of Trump's 'fine people' defense as another round of Republicans put president through wringer over Charlottesville comments Republicans are coming out and condemning remarks President Trump made Tuesday about violence... Read more
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Boston Globe
Partners CEO tops hospital pay listPartners HealthCare’s chief executive, Dr. David Torchiana, topped the list of
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
Partners HealthCare’s chief executive, Dr. David Torchiana, topped the list of executives at the state’s largest nonprofit hospitals who received sizable pay raises in 2015, according to their most recent public filings. Torchiana, who oversees the... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
State OKs trash transfer station in HolbrookHolbrook voters have approved the plan, and the revenues it will bring to the t
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 2 days ago
Holbrook voters have approved the plan, and the revenues it will bring to the town, three times, the proposal has met years of strong resistance from a group of Holbrook, Braintree, Randolph and Avon residents. HOLBROOK – It all began with a casual... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
State OKs trash transfer station on former Holbrook Superfund siteHolbrook voters have approved the plan, and the revenues it will bring to the t
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 2 days ago
Holbrook voters have approved the plan, and the revenues it will bring to the town, three times, the proposal has met years of strong resistance from a group of Holbrook, Braintree, Randolph and Avon residents. HOLBROOK – It all began with a casual... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
State OKs trash transfer station on former Holbrook Superfund siteHolbrook voters have approved the plan, and the revenues it will bring to the t
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 2 days ago
Holbrook voters have approved the plan, and the revenues it will bring to the town, three times, the proposal has met years of strong resistance from a group of Holbrook, Braintree, Randolph and Avon residents. HOLBROOK – It all began with a casual... Read more
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The Hill
Progressives, now's your chance to secure healthcare for allDecades from now, the collapse of Republicans’ campaign to repeal the Affordabl
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
Decades from now, the collapse of Republicans’ campaign to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) may be seen as the moment America finalized its commitment to healthcare for all. Democrats shouldn’t risk this historic victory by rubbing it in. Some... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
If Sacramento must take on ‘aggressive panhandling,’ then do it this wayto be followed down the street by a homeless person asking for money or screame
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 5 days ago
to be followed down the street by a homeless person asking for money or screamed at while having a nice dinner on the patio of a restaurant. And certainly no one should get stabbed for refusing to hand over cigarette rolling paper to a beggar – a... Read more
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Lowell Sun
MBTA scraps push for Wi-Fi polesP. Norton State House News Service BOSTON -- The long and so far fruitless effo
Lowell Sun / Posted 6 days ago
P. Norton State House News Service BOSTON -- The long and so far fruitless effort to bring steady wireless service to tens of thousands of MBTA commuter rail riders took an uncertain turn on Thursday, but one that will likely appeal to some elected... Read more
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Daily Mail
New AI algorithm tracks sleep using radio wavesthat can track your sleep habits without attaching any sensors: Algorithm uses
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
that can track your sleep habits without attaching any sensors: Algorithm uses radio waves to gather data wirelessly MIT, Massachusetts Gen. Hospital invented an AI to track sleep with radio waves This allows doctors to gather patient sleep data... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Mosquito spraying in Chelmsford's Westlands neighborhood tonight CHELMSFORD -- The Westlands area of town will be sprayed Wednesday night afte
Lowell Sun / Posted 7 days ago
CHELMSFORD -- The Westlands area of town will be sprayed Wednesday night after mosquitoes collected there last week tested positive for West Nile Virus. The mosquitoes were collected... Read more
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Daily Mail
The secret scandals of elite prep schools and college clubsEXCLUSIVE: The scandalous world of elite prep schools and college clubs beset b
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
EXCLUSIVE: The scandalous world of elite prep schools and college clubs beset by weird sex rituals, child porn raids, pervy professors and even torture revealed in new Vanity Fair book Child porn raids, sexual abuse and rare book heists are just... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Trump Admin Won’t Declare Opioid Crisis a Public Health Emergency, Health Secretary SaysHealth and Human Services Secretary Tom Price announced Tuesday that President
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 8 days ago
Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price announced Tuesday that President Donald Trump has no immediate plans to declare the nation’s opioid epidemic a public health emergency, a decision that flies in the face of the key recommendation by the... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Why US won't declare opioid emergencyBy Wayne Drash CNN (CNN) -- Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price anno
WSMV Nashville / Posted 8 days ago
By Wayne Drash CNN (CNN) -- Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price announced Tuesday that President Donald Trump has no immediate plans to declare the nation's opioid epidemic a public health emergency, a decision that flies in the face of... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Why US won't declare opioid emergencyBy Wayne Drash CNN (CNN) -- Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price anno
FOX Carolina / Posted 8 days ago
By Wayne Drash CNN (CNN) -- Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price announced Tuesday that President Donald Trump has no immediate plans to declare the nation's opioid epidemic a public health emergency, a decision that flies in the face of... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Why US won't declare opioid emergencyBy Wayne Drash CNN (CNN) -- Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price anno
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 8 days ago
By Wayne Drash CNN (CNN) -- Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price announced Tuesday that President Donald Trump has no immediate plans to declare the nation's opioid epidemic a public health emergency, a decision that flies in the face of... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Why US won't declare opioid emergencyBy Wayne Drash CNN (CNN) -- Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price anno
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 8 days ago
By Wayne Drash CNN (CNN) -- Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price announced Tuesday that President Donald Trump has no immediate plans to declare the nation's opioid epidemic a public health emergency, a decision that flies in the face of... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Why US won't declare opioid emergencyBy Wayne Drash CNN (CNN) -- Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price anno
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 8 days ago
By Wayne Drash CNN (CNN) -- Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price announced Tuesday that President Donald Trump has no immediate plans to declare the nation's opioid epidemic a public health emergency, a decision that flies in the face of... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
Why US won't declare opioid emergencyBy Wayne Drash CNN (CNN) -- Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price anno
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 8 days ago
By Wayne Drash CNN (CNN) -- Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price announced Tuesday that President Donald Trump has no immediate plans to declare the nation's opioid epidemic a public health emergency, a decision that flies in the face of... Read more
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Business Wire
Paragonix Technologies Inc. Announces Extension of Product Portfolio with the Addition of SherpaPak™ Lung Transport SystemBRAINTREE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Paragonix Technologies, Inc. today announced
Business Wire / Posted 9 days ago
BRAINTREE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Paragonix Technologies, Inc. today announced expansion of its existing product portfolio of organ preservation and transport devices with the addition of SherpaPak™ Lung Transport System1,2. The SherpaPak™ Lung... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Dr. Paul David Stolley, a renowned epidemiologistDr. Paul David Stolley, an epidemiologist who fought for more rigorous drug saf
Baltimore Sun / Posted 10 days ago
Dr. Paul David Stolley, an epidemiologist who fought for more rigorous drug safety testing, died Fridayof bone cancer in his Columbia home. He was 80. His friends and family said Dr. Stolley devoted his life to advancing public health through his... Read more
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Boston Herald
State pot advisers eye fed crackdownMembers of the newly formed Cannabis Advisory Board, designed to advise state r
Boston Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Members of the newly formed Cannabis Advisory Board, designed to advise state regulators on new guidelines for the state’s nascent recreational pot industry, say they are keeping a close eye on the potential for a federal crackdown on states that... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
The battle over science in the Trump administrationindustry voices into the scientific process.Related Content WASHINGTON (CNN) -
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 11 days ago
industry voices into the scientific process.Related Content WASHINGTON (CNN) - President Donald Trump has made no secret of his desire to roll back environmental regulations and change the playing field for the fossil-fuel industry. His... Read more
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Boston Globe
Alone and untrained, a mother becomes nurse for her daughter with disabilitiesa shallow sleep. It took five seconds, maybe, to bolt across the hallway to her
Boston Globe / Posted 11 days ago
a shallow sleep. It took five seconds, maybe, to bolt across the hallway to her daughter’s room, her movements in the dead of night fluid, automatic. Abi was lying on her side, her limbs outstretched and rigid in the clutch of another seizure.... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
The battle over science in the Trump administrationindustry voices into the scientific process.Related Content WASHINGTON (CNN) -
KTXS Abilene / Posted 11 days ago
industry voices into the scientific process.Related Content WASHINGTON (CNN) - President Donald Trump has made no secret of his desire to roll back environmental regulations and change the playing field for the fossil-fuel industry. His... Read more
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KECI Missoula
The battle over science in the Trump administrationindustry voices into the scientific process.Related Content WASHINGTON (CNN) -
KECI Missoula / Posted 11 days ago
industry voices into the scientific process.Related Content WASHINGTON (CNN) - President Donald Trump has made no secret of his desire to roll back environmental regulations and change the playing field for the fossil-fuel industry. His... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
The battle over science in the Trump administrationindustry voices into the scientific process.Related Content WASHINGTON (CNN) -
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 11 days ago
industry voices into the scientific process.Related Content WASHINGTON (CNN) - President Donald Trump has made no secret of his desire to roll back environmental regulations and change the playing field for the fossil-fuel industry. His... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
The battle over science in the Trump administrationindustry voices into the scientific process.Related Content WASHINGTON (CNN) -
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 11 days ago
industry voices into the scientific process.Related Content WASHINGTON (CNN) - President Donald Trump has made no secret of his desire to roll back environmental regulations and change the playing field for the fossil-fuel industry. His... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
The battle over science in the Trump administrationindustry voices into the scientific process.Related Content WASHINGTON (CNN) -
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 11 days ago
industry voices into the scientific process.Related Content WASHINGTON (CNN) - President Donald Trump has made no secret of his desire to roll back environmental regulations and change the playing field for the fossil-fuel industry. His... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
The battle over science in the Trump administrationindustry voices into the scientific process.Related Content WASHINGTON (CNN) -
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 11 days ago
industry voices into the scientific process.Related Content WASHINGTON (CNN) - President Donald Trump has made no secret of his desire to roll back environmental regulations and change the playing field for the fossil-fuel industry. His... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
The battle over science in the Trump administrationindustry voices into the scientific process.Related Content WASHINGTON (CNN) -
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 11 days ago
industry voices into the scientific process.Related Content WASHINGTON (CNN) - President Donald Trump has made no secret of his desire to roll back environmental regulations and change the playing field for the fossil-fuel industry. His... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
The battle over science in the Trump administrationindustry voices into the scientific process.Related Content WASHINGTON (CNN) -
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 11 days ago
industry voices into the scientific process.Related Content WASHINGTON (CNN) - President Donald Trump has made no secret of his desire to roll back environmental regulations and change the playing field for the fossil-fuel industry. His... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
The battle over science in the Trump administrationindustry voices into the scientific process.Related Content WASHINGTON (CNN) -
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 11 days ago
industry voices into the scientific process.Related Content WASHINGTON (CNN) - President Donald Trump has made no secret of his desire to roll back environmental regulations and change the playing field for the fossil-fuel industry. His... Read more
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News 8000
The battle over science in the Trump administrationindustry voices into the scientific process.Related Content WASHINGTON (CNN) -
News 8000 / Posted 11 days ago
industry voices into the scientific process.Related Content WASHINGTON (CNN) - President Donald Trump has made no secret of his desire to roll back environmental regulations and change the playing field for the fossil-fuel industry. His... Read more
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Lowell Sun
MBTA WiFi pole project faces resistanceproject could have a negative impact in their communities. Legislators across t
Lowell Sun / Posted 12 days ago
project could have a negative impact in their communities. Legislators across the commonwealth are speaking up on behalf of the constituents in their districts to oppose the project. MBTA is looking to install 74-foot monopoles along commuter... Read more
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Boston Herald
Charlie Baker makes his picks for Cannabis Advisory BoardGov. Charlie Baker yesterday named his five appointees to the state’s new Canna
Boston Herald / Posted 12 days ago
Gov. Charlie Baker yesterday named his five appointees to the state’s new Cannabis Advisory Board that will study regulation and taxation of weed and make recommendations to the state’s paid pot panel. The governor’s selections for the 25-member... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Brockton Board of Health mulls animal regulations; stops press from recording meetingThe Brockton Board of Health meeting featured a presentation on draft rules and
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 12 days ago
The Brockton Board of Health meeting featured a presentation on draft rules and regulations for keeping chicken, fowl and other animals in the city. But the chairperson of the board stopped The Enterprise from doing a video recording of the... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
August 3, 2017Email Letters: City Council should not have taken the devil’s bait Saint Amb
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
Email Letters: City Council should not have taken the devil’s bait Saint Ambrose of Milan said: “The devil’s snare does not catch you, unless you are first caught by the devil’s bait.” It is unfortunate that the City Council took the... Read more
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Business Wire
Pharmaceutical Entrepreneur, William J. Polvino, M.D. Joins SAB Biotherapeutics' Business Advisory BoardSAB, founded in 2014, develops human antibody therapeutics using its first-of-i
Business Wire / Posted 13 days ago
SAB, founded in 2014, develops human antibody therapeutics using its first-of-its-kind immunotherapy platform. The company’s first two immunotherapies are in clinical trials, with other infectious disease, oncology and autoimmune targets in... Read more
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Business Wire
Zymeworks Appoints Dr. Natalie Sacks to its Board of DirectorsTSX:ZYME) a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the discovery
Business Wire / Posted 14 days ago
TSX:ZYME) a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the discovery, development and commercialization of next-generation multifunctional biotherapeutics, initially focused on the treatment of cancer, today announced that... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
On Your Side Investigation: Pregnant and AddictedLeslie McCleney sat on the floor of her room and watched her baby, Layla, nibbl
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 14 days ago
Leslie McCleney sat on the floor of her room and watched her baby, Layla, nibble on a plastic teething toy while standing in a walker. The peaceful scene of mother and child would be unremarkable if not for McCleney's harrowing experience while... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
On Your Side Investigation: Pregnant and AddictedLeslie McCleney sat on the floor of her room and watched her baby, Layla, nibbl
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 14 days ago
Leslie McCleney sat on the floor of her room and watched her baby, Layla, nibble on a plastic teething toy while standing in a walker. The peaceful scene of mother and child would be unremarkable if not for McCleney's harrowing experience while... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Meet Birmingham's candidates for mayorwill vote on its next mayor on Aug. 22. In all, 12 men and women qualified for
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 14 days ago
will vote on its next mayor on Aug. 22. In all, 12 men and women qualified for the ballot. The following is a list of those candidates: William Bell is the incumbent mayor, an office he’s held since winning a special election in... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Meet Birmingham's candidates for mayorwill vote on its next mayor on Aug. 22. In all, 12 men and women qualified for
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 14 days ago
will vote on its next mayor on Aug. 22. In all, 12 men and women qualified for the ballot. The following is a list of those candidates: William Bell is the incumbent mayor, an office he’s held since winning a special election in... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Lawsuit accuses Tampa doctor of sexually assaulting woman during a job interviewmonths ago during a job interview in a surgical room. “I don’t understand why
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 14 days ago
months ago during a job interview in a surgical room. “I don’t understand why I couldn’t speak. Why I couldn’t push him off,” said the victim. In a lawsuit filed by attorney Shaina Thorpe, the victim claimed that Dr. Robert Norman “pinned her... Read more
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Daily Mail
Tax reform could be put off because of other legislative crisesWill Trump ever get anything done? Now tax reform could be put off until next y
Daily Mail / Posted 14 days ago
Will Trump ever get anything done? Now tax reform could be put off until next year because of other looming legislative crises While President Trump would like to see Congress tackle tax reform next, they're running into a calendar crunch. The... Read more
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Boston Globe
Trump administration advances religious researchers’ birth control claimsThe Trump administration’s proposed reversal of a requirement that health insur
Boston Globe / Posted 14 days ago
The Trump administration’s proposed reversal of a requirement that health insurers cover contraception relies on the work of religious researchers who dispute a fundamental public health tenet — that easier access to birth control reduces the rate of... Read more
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FOX News
One joke explains Trump's approval ratingsformer president Barack Obama talking to fellow jet-setters in Hawaii? How did
FOX News / Posted 14 days ago
former president Barack Obama talking to fellow jet-setters in Hawaii? How did you feel when Michelle Obama, a descendant of slaves, rightly pointed out her pride in living as first lady in a White House that had been built with slave labor? Much... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Declare opioid crisis national emergency, commission tells presidentand the Opioid Crisis. The five-member commission was created by a March 29 exe
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 15 days ago
and the Opioid Crisis. The five-member commission was created by a March 29 executive order and includes the governors of New Jersey, North Carolina and Massachusetts. In addition to declaring a national emergency, the opioid commission... Read more
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