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News Mail
Treasurer urged to Arc Up on power pricespeople to go and fix things up. something that couldn't be guaranteed with a pr
Treasurer urged to Arc Up on power prices
News Mail / Posted 2 days ago
people to go and fix things up. something that couldn't be guaranteed with a private company.” He also hit out at the Newman government. “We’re not going to do what the previous government did and promise people they’ll have a $120 a year... Read more
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News Mail
Sensationalism impacts flood victimsfacts do this pair seek to further hurt our flood victims mental state by takin
Sensationalism impacts flood victims
News Mail / Posted 6 days ago
facts do this pair seek to further hurt our flood victims mental state by taking this action. This pair were both in the Newman government that did absolutely nothing to obtain mitigation funds for our community and that was when one of them was... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Rural lobby group steps up fight against new tree clearing lawswould intervene if necessary, to ensure the existing vegetation management legi
Rural lobby group steps up fight against new tree clearing laws
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 days ago
would intervene if necessary, to ensure the existing vegetation management legislation — which was brought in by the former Newman Government — was repealed. Mr Fitzgibbon said that if state laws were in breach of International Agreements, to which... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
World Heritage site extension may end dolphin feedingof years, the dolphins driving fish into nets and being rewarded with an easy f
World Heritage site extension may end dolphin feeding
The Daily Mercury / Posted 9 days ago
of years, the dolphins driving fish into nets and being rewarded with an easy feed. Under the new laws introduced under the Newman government, the by-catch of inshore commercial fishing is all that is allowed to be fed to the dolphins,... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
World Heritage site extension may end dolphin feedingof years, the dolphins driving fish into nets and being rewarded with an easy f
World Heritage site extension may end dolphin feeding
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
of years, the dolphins driving fish into nets and being rewarded with an easy feed. Under the new laws introduced under the Newman government, the by-catch of inshore commercial fishing is all that is allowed to be fed to the dolphins,... Read more
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9d
Queensland Times
World Heritage site extension may end dolphin feedingof years, the dolphins driving fish into nets and being rewarded with an easy f
World Heritage site extension may end dolphin feeding
Queensland Times / Posted 9 days ago
of years, the dolphins driving fish into nets and being rewarded with an easy feed. Under the new laws introduced under the Newman government, the by-catch of inshore commercial fishing is all that is allowed to be fed to the dolphins,... Read more
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9d
The Morning Bulletin
World Heritage site extension may end dolphin feedingof years, the dolphins driving fish into nets and being rewarded with an easy f
World Heritage site extension may end dolphin feeding
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 9 days ago
of years, the dolphins driving fish into nets and being rewarded with an easy feed. Under the new laws introduced under the Newman government, the by-catch of inshore commercial fishing is all that is allowed to be fed to the dolphins,... Read more
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10d
News Mail
New dolphin row loomsof years, the dolphins driving fish into nets and being rewarded with an easy f
New dolphin row looms
News Mail / Posted 10 days ago
of years, the dolphins driving fish into nets and being rewarded with an easy feed. Under the new laws introduced under the Newman government, the by-catch of inshore commercial fishing is all that is allowed to be fed to the dolphins,... Read more
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10d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Nicholls proposes alternative job creation program in budget replyAnnastacia Palaszczuk and Treasurer Curtis Pitt used the morning to talk down M
Nicholls proposes alternative job creation program in budget reply
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 10 days ago
Annastacia Palaszczuk and Treasurer Curtis Pitt used the morning to talk down Mr Nicholls' time as treasurer in the Newman government. "It was a legacy of waste, a legacy of sackings, a legacy of high unemployment, of negativity, it was a... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Qld job figures spun both ways as 5000 leave workannounced in this week's budget, while also pointing out that unemployment was
Qld job figures spun both ways as 5000 leave work
Brisbane Times / Posted 10 days ago
announced in this week's budget, while also pointing out that unemployment was still lower under than it was under the Newman government. "While the new unemployment rate of 6.4 per cent is still lower than when the former LNP government was... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Qld job figures spun both ways as 5000 leave workannounced in this week's budget, while also pointing out that unemployment was
Qld job figures spun both ways as 5000 leave work
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 10 days ago
announced in this week's budget, while also pointing out that unemployment was still lower under than it was under the Newman government. "While the new unemployment rate of 6.4 per cent is still lower than when the former LNP government was... Read more
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Canberra Times
Qld job figures spun both ways as 5000 leave workannounced in this week's budget, while also pointing out that unemployment was
Qld job figures spun both ways as 5000 leave work
Canberra Times / Posted 10 days ago
announced in this week's budget, while also pointing out that unemployment was still lower under than it was under the Newman government. "While the new unemployment rate of 6.4 per cent is still lower than when the former LNP government was... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Premier defends thousands of public service hiringsto increase by 2.4 per cent. The government said the hires were necessary as i
Premier defends thousands of public service hirings
Brisbane Times / Posted 11 days ago
to increase by 2.4 per cent. The government said the hires were necessary as it continued to "repair the damage" of the Newman government cuts. But when asked to point to a measure which had shown better outcomes for Queenslanders, Ms... Read more
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The North West Star
Queensland budget 2016: Labor urged to reconsider asset salesthose workers were frontline, particularly in health and education, with the go
Queensland budget 2016: Labor urged to reconsider asset sales
The North West Star / Posted 12 days ago
those workers were frontline, particularly in health and education, with the government still "repairing the damage" of the Newman Government cuts. But shadow Treasurer Scott Emerson called the budget a "failure" that would lead to a shrinking... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Labor urged to reconsider asset salesthose workers were frontline, particularly in health and education, with the go
Labor urged to reconsider asset sales
Brisbane Times / Posted 12 days ago
those workers were frontline, particularly in health and education, with the government still "repairing the damage" of the Newman Government cuts. But shadow Treasurer Scott Emerson called the budget a "failure" that would lead to a shrinking... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Queensland budget: How Pitt plans to dig state out of slumpFTE workers have been frontline workers in education and health and have been n
Queensland budget: How Pitt plans to dig state out of slump
Brisbane Times / Posted 12 days ago
FTE workers have been frontline workers in education and health and have been necessary to "repair the damage" the Newman government public service cuts left. "When it comes to looking at our future years, with full-time equivalents in the... Read more
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13d
The Daily Mercury
QLD POLITICS: Where the Federal Election will be foughtthing that's difficult to follow in Queensland at the moment is the volatility,
QLD POLITICS: Where the Federal Election will be fought
The Daily Mercury / Posted 13 days ago
thing that's difficult to follow in Queensland at the moment is the volatility," Prof Tiernan said. "Voters backed the Newman government in droves, then threw them out in another landslide, but then in the recent council elections, they've... Read more
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13d
Toowoomba Chronicle
QLD POLITICS: Where the Federal Election will be foughtthing that's difficult to follow in Queensland at the moment is the volatility,
QLD POLITICS: Where the Federal Election will be fought
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
thing that's difficult to follow in Queensland at the moment is the volatility," Prof Tiernan said. "Voters backed the Newman government in droves, then threw them out in another landslide, but then in the recent council elections, they've... Read more
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Queensland Times
QLD POLITICS: Where the Federal Election will be foughtthing that's difficult to follow in Queensland at the moment is the volatility,
QLD POLITICS: Where the Federal Election will be fought
Queensland Times / Posted 13 days ago
thing that's difficult to follow in Queensland at the moment is the volatility," Prof Tiernan said. "Voters backed the Newman government in droves, then threw them out in another landslide, but then in the recent council elections, they've... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
QLD POLITICS: Where the Federal Election will be foughtthing that's difficult to follow in Queensland at the moment is the volatility,
QLD POLITICS: Where the Federal Election will be fought
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 13 days ago
thing that's difficult to follow in Queensland at the moment is the volatility," Prof Tiernan said. "Voters backed the Newman government in droves, then threw them out in another landslide, but then in the recent council elections, they've... Read more
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13d
News Mail
QLD POLITICS: Where the Federal Election will be foughtthing that's difficult to follow in Queensland at the moment is the volatility,
QLD POLITICS: Where the Federal Election will be fought
News Mail / Posted 13 days ago
thing that's difficult to follow in Queensland at the moment is the volatility," Prof Tiernan said. "Voters backed the Newman government in droves, then threw them out in another landslide, but then in the recent council elections, they've... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Opposition challenges government on fare review fundingtook umbrage at Mr Hinchliffe's claims about commuters exploiting that nine-the
Opposition challenges government on fare review funding
Brisbane Times / Posted 14 days ago
took umbrage at Mr Hinchliffe's claims about commuters exploiting that nine-then-free system, which was introduced by the Newman government. "The figures from several years ago showed that it was something like 0.6 of a per cent of Go Card users... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Santo Santoro linked to Moreton Bay Rail Link problemsbut has been delayed indefinitely due to signalling issues. It was revealed th
Santo Santoro linked to Moreton Bay Rail Link problems
Brisbane Times / Posted 17 days ago
but has been delayed indefinitely due to signalling issues. It was revealed this week Queensland Rail had warned the then-Newman government against installing the Ansaldo system because it did not believe it could be installed in time to meet the... Read more
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Weekly Times
Santoro linked to Moreton rail problemsbut has been delayed indefinitely due to signalling issues. It was revealed th
Santoro linked to Moreton rail problems
Weekly Times / Posted 17 days ago
but has been delayed indefinitely due to signalling issues. It was revealed this week Queensland Rail had warned the then-Newman government against installing the Ansaldo system because it did not believe it could be installed in time to meet the... Read more
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Herald Sun
Santoro linked to Moreton rail problemsbut has been delayed indefinitely due to signalling issues. It was revealed th
Santoro linked to Moreton rail problems
Herald Sun / Posted 17 days ago
but has been delayed indefinitely due to signalling issues. It was revealed this week Queensland Rail had warned the then-Newman government against installing the Ansaldo system because it did not believe it could be installed in time to meet the... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Santoro linked to Moreton rail problemsbut has been delayed indefinitely due to signalling issues. It was revealed th
Santoro linked to Moreton rail problems
The Courier Mail / Posted 17 days ago
but has been delayed indefinitely due to signalling issues. It was revealed this week Queensland Rail had warned the then-Newman government against installing the Ansaldo system because it did not believe it could be installed in time to meet the... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Long live the Queen’s birthday long weekendMonday of June. That's because the Palaszczuk Government moved it to October s
Long live the Queen’s birthday long weekend
Brisbane Times / Posted 17 days ago
Monday of June. That's because the Palaszczuk Government moved it to October soon after coming to power in 2015, after the Newman Government shifted May Day to later in the year, to save the Queen's Birthday from the move, following the Bligh... Read more
17d
Brisbane Times
Police Minister accused of silence on police assaultshis record on standing up for police by saying he fought to have paramedics and
Police Minister accused of silence on police assaults
Brisbane Times / Posted 17 days ago
his record on standing up for police by saying he fought to have paramedics and other health officers included when the Newman government first proposed a doubling of the maximum penalty for police assaults. "I've been actively engaged talking... Read more
18d
Brisbane Times
Signals expert to probe Moreton Bay Rail Linkfrom the faulty technology, saying it was not QR's preferred option after takin
Signals expert to probe Moreton Bay Rail Link
Brisbane Times / Posted 18 days ago
from the faulty technology, saying it was not QR's preferred option after taking part in an evaluation in 2014, when the Newman government was in power. QR claimed it raised concerns but was told the chosen system was "significantly... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Signals expert to probe Qld rail projectfrom the faulty technology, saying it was not QR's preferred option after takin
Signals expert to probe Qld rail project
The Courier Mail / Posted 18 days ago
from the faulty technology, saying it was not QR's preferred option after taking part in an evaluation in 2014, when the Newman government was in power. QR claimed it raised concerns but was told the chosen system was "significantly... Read more
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Perth Now
Signals expert to probe Qld rail projectfrom the faulty technology, saying it was not QR's preferred option after takin
Signals expert to probe Qld rail project
Perth Now / Posted 18 days ago
from the faulty technology, saying it was not QR's preferred option after taking part in an evaluation in 2014, when the Newman government was in power. QR claimed it raised concerns but was told the chosen system was "significantly... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Signals expert to probe Qld rail projectfrom the faulty technology, saying it was not QR's preferred option after takin
Signals expert to probe Qld rail project
Adelaide Now / Posted 18 days ago
from the faulty technology, saying it was not QR's preferred option after taking part in an evaluation in 2014, when the Newman government was in power. QR claimed it raised concerns but was told the chosen system was "significantly... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
AgForce Regional President slams clearing lawsintroduction of strict conditions for approved land clearing. It is claimed th
AgForce Regional President slams clearing laws
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 19 days ago
introduction of strict conditions for approved land clearing. It is claimed that the proposed changes would allow for a reduction in land clearing rates and carbon emissions, which rose after the Newman Government repealed land clearing laws in 20... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Queensland Rail warned against signalling systemQueensland Rail says it warned the Newman government against installing a signa
Queensland Rail warned against signalling system
Brisbane Times / Posted 20 days ago
Queensland Rail says it warned the Newman government against installing a signalling system that eventually failed, delaying the opening of a rail link north of Brisbane. In April 2014, QR was asked for advice on the train signalling system chosen... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Budget rescue for prison system in crisiscells to maximise space. The majority of Queensland’s prisons are overflowing.
Budget rescue for prison system in crisis
The Courier Mail / Posted 22 days ago
cells to maximise space. The majority of Queensland’s prisons are overflowing. A Government spokesman accused the former Newman government of slashing resources and allowing the prison population to balloon. “The Government has funded 266 extra... Read more
22d
Sky News Australia
Qld will decide election: Lazarusthe 2013 election. Labor strategists hope Queensland will turn on the Coalitio
Qld will decide election: Lazarus
Sky News Australia / Posted 22 days ago
the 2013 election. Labor strategists hope Queensland will turn on the Coalition in the same manner it did to the Campbell Newman government that was voted out after one term in office. The government holds the majority of seats in Queensland,... Read more
22d
Herald Sun
Libs fear repeat of 1998 in SA seaton July 2. That's because he doesn't sense voters are angry with the coalition
Libs fear repeat of 1998 in SA seat
Herald Sun / Posted 22 days ago
on July 2. That's because he doesn't sense voters are angry with the coalition, an anger that brought down the first-term Newman government in Queensland a year ago and precipitated a Liberal leadership spill in Canberra. "If there are any... Read more
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News.com.au
Libs fear repeat of 1998 in SA seaton July 2. That's because he doesn't sense voters are angry with the coalition
Libs fear repeat of 1998 in SA seat
News.com.au / Posted 23 days ago
on July 2. That's because he doesn't sense voters are angry with the coalition, an anger that brought down the first-term Newman government in Queensland a year ago and precipitated a Liberal leadership spill in Canberra. "If there are any... Read more
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Perth Now
Libs fear repeat of 1998 in SA seaton July 2. That's because he doesn't sense voters are angry with the coalition
Libs fear repeat of 1998 in SA seat
Perth Now / Posted 23 days ago
on July 2. That's because he doesn't sense voters are angry with the coalition, an anger that brought down the first-term Newman government in Queensland a year ago and precipitated a Liberal leadership spill in Canberra. "If there are any... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Libs fear repeat of 1998 in SA seaton July 2. That's because he doesn't sense voters are angry with the coalition
Libs fear repeat of 1998 in SA seat
Adelaide Now / Posted 23 days ago
on July 2. That's because he doesn't sense voters are angry with the coalition, an anger that brought down the first-term Newman government in Queensland a year ago and precipitated a Liberal leadership spill in Canberra. "If there are any... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Libs fear repeat of 1998 in SA seaton July 2. That's because he doesn't sense voters are angry with the coalition
Libs fear repeat of 1998 in SA seat
The Courier Mail / Posted 23 days ago
on July 2. That's because he doesn't sense voters are angry with the coalition, an anger that brought down the first-term Newman government in Queensland a year ago and precipitated a Liberal leadership spill in Canberra. "If there are any... Read more
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23d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Landholders 'guilty until proven innocent' under reformsmanagement laws include a "reverse the onus of proof" for landholders charged o
Landholders 'guilty until proven innocent' under reforms
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 23 days ago
management laws include a "reverse the onus of proof" for landholders charged over illegal tree clearing. The former Newman government's bikie laws reversed the onus of proof for gang members seeking bail, however an inquiry into those laws... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Land clearing laws a 'step backwards for justice': Queensland Law Societyinnocence – a right enshrined in law for all Queenslanders -- and strip away va
Land clearing laws a 'step backwards for justice': Queensland Law Society
Brisbane Times / Posted 23 days ago
innocence – a right enshrined in law for all Queenslanders -- and strip away valid defences," he said, in reference to the Newman government VLAD laws. "We shouldn't need to go through all that again. "Einstein famously said that the definition... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Wicked Campers under attack from advertising bodywas never started. Now, it is looking at the recommendations made by a parliam
Wicked Campers under attack from advertising body
Brisbane Times / Posted 24 days ago
was never started. Now, it is looking at the recommendations made by a parliamentary committee inquiry under the LNP Newman government, which suggested the Australian Association of National Advertisers be given statutory authority to force... Read more
24d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
What does North Stradbroke Island need to move forward from sand mining?month, it was announced sand mining would come to an end on the island by 2019,
What does North Stradbroke Island need to move forward from sand mining?
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 24 days ago
month, it was announced sand mining would come to an end on the island by 2019, reversing a decision by the former Campbell Newman government to extend Sibelco's lease to 2035. Mayor Karen Williams said although the State Government's decision to... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Queensland's CCC reviewing complaint disclosure lawsin 1992. A review of the CCC in 2013 recommended it be an offence to disclose
Queensland's CCC reviewing complaint disclosure laws
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 25 days ago
in 1992. A review of the CCC in 2013 recommended it be an offence to disclose that a complaint had been made. While the Newman government implemented a number of changes to how the CCC operates, the disclosure offence was never brought in. Mr... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Trad calls on Turnbull to stop politics over disaster fundsterms now" how the June 14 budget would be affected. She said NDRRA reimbursem
Trad calls on Turnbull to stop politics over disaster funds
Brisbane Times / Posted 25 days ago
terms now" how the June 14 budget would be affected. She said NDRRA reimbursement payments were factored into former Newman government budgets and the current government also assumed it would be covered by the latest federal budget, but it... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Qld govt finds $1.1b funding shortfallterms now' how the June 14 budget would be affected. She said NDRRA reimbursem
Qld govt finds $1.1b funding shortfall
Sky News Australia / Posted 25 days ago
terms now' how the June 14 budget would be affected. She said NDRRA reimbursement payments were factored into former Newman government budgets and the current government also assumed it would be covered by the latest federal budget, but it... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Power prices remain headache for governmentTreasurer Curtis Pitt won't put a number on what electricity price stabilisatio
Power prices remain headache for government
Brisbane Times / Posted 27 days ago
Treasurer Curtis Pitt won't put a number on what electricity price stabilisation means. Photo: Paul Jones Unlike the Newman government, which promised to lower the cost of living, including electricity prices, but had the bad timing to be in... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Audit into Moreton Bay rail link debacleproject . They were excluded from the process by the previous Liberal National
Audit into Moreton Bay rail link debacle
Brisbane Times / Posted 27 days ago
project . They were excluded from the process by the previous Liberal National Party government to look for savings, as Newman government transport minister Scott Emerson said in 2012. "Previously, the delivery of the project was split between... Read more
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