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Daily Mirror
Library cuts spark strikes as staff protest about cash-strapped serviceLibrary staff in Greenwich, South London, ended a week-long strike in protest a
Library cuts spark strikes as staff protest about cash-strapped service
Daily Mirror / Posted 3 hours ago
Library staff in Greenwich, South London, ended a week-long strike in protest at plans to scrap a mobile library for kids. Colleagues in nearby Lambeth and Bromley staged similar walkouts over closures and other staff are voting on industrial... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Campaigners call for end to “Victorian” working conditions at Sports Direct in Mansfield and ShirebrookCampaigners from the UK’s largest union protested outside Sports Direct stores
Campaigners call for end to “Victorian” working conditions at Sports Direct in Mansfield and Shirebrook
Derbyshire Times / Posted 6 hours ago
Campaigners from the UK’s largest union protested outside Sports Direct stores in Mansfield and Shirebrook today, calling on the retailer to end its “Dickensian” treatment of staff. Members of Unite union handed out Valentine’s cards and cakes... Read more
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chad
Campaigners call for end to “Victorian” working conditions at Sports Direct in Mansfield and ShirebrookCampaigners from the UK’s largest union protested outside Sports Direct stores
Campaigners call for end to “Victorian” working conditions at Sports Direct in Mansfield and Shirebrook
chad / Posted 6 hours ago
Campaigners from the UK’s largest union protested outside Sports Direct stores in Mansfield and Shirebrook today, calling on the retailer to end its “Dickensian” treatment of staff. Members of Unite union handed out Valentine’s cards and cakes... Read more
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chroniclelive
Campaigners stage protests outside Sports Direct stores in Newcastle and GatesheadAround 30 members of Britain’s largest union, Unite, braved the cold and gather
Campaigners stage protests outside Sports Direct stores in Newcastle and Gateshead
chroniclelive / Posted 13 hours ago
Around 30 members of Britain’s largest union, Unite, braved the cold and gathered outside the sports retailer’s branches in Northumberland Street, in Newcastle, the Metrocentre and Gateshead town centre today The campaigners spent the morning... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Aero-engine giant is picking up says Pendle MPPENDLE MP Andrew Stephenson believes Rolls-Royce is 'picking up' after the aero
Aero-engine giant is picking up says Pendle MP
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 19 hours ago
PENDLE MP Andrew Stephenson believes Rolls-Royce is 'picking up' after the aero-engine giant's announced its latest results. The firm, which employs 1,000 workers at two plants in Barnoldswick, saw underlying profit fall by 12 per cent, revenue drop... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Fractured Labour party to choose candidate for elected mayor post in SalfordThree candidates are in the running but the man who has had a quiet rise to the
Fractured Labour party to choose candidate for elected mayor post in Salford
Manchester Evening News / Posted yesterday
Three candidates are in the running but the man who has had a quiet rise to the brink of real power is the favourite to take over from battle-scarred Ian Stewart. The new left-wing elite of the Labour group back him, as does the all-powerful Unite... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Black cabs bring central London to a halt in Uber protestLONDON: The drivers of London's famous black cabs brought the centre of the cap
Black cabs bring central London to a halt in Uber protest
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
LONDON: The drivers of London's famous black cabs brought the centre of the capital to a standstill on Wednesday in protest against Uber and government regulations they say compromise passenger safety. San Francisco-based Uber, whose investors... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Jeremy Corbyn fails to apologise for links to Hamas and Hezbollah in first meeting with Jewish leadersMr Arkush said: “Despite being pressed, he should do more to address profound a
Jeremy Corbyn fails to apologise for links to Hamas and Hezbollah in first meeting with Jewish leaders
Daily Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
Mr Arkush said: “Despite being pressed, he should do more to address profound and real concerns about past meetings with people or organisations with extremist or anti-Semitic views.” It came as, Emily Thornberry Labour’s shadow defence secretary,... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Thumping poll puts blame for the doctors' strike squarely at Jeremy Hunt's doorTwo-thirds of the public are behind junior doctors' pay fight tomorrow as they
Thumping poll puts blame for the doctors' strike squarely at Jeremy Hunt's door
Daily Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
Two-thirds of the public are behind junior doctors' pay fight tomorrow as they stage their second historic strike. A new poll shows people back medics even more strongly than during their first walkout last month – and put the blame squarely at... Read more
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Evening Standard
Uber in fresh row with black cabs after free app offerA fresh row erupted today after Uber offered black taxi drivers in London a yea
Uber in fresh row with black cabs after free app offer
Evening Standard / Posted 4 days ago
A fresh row erupted today after Uber offered black taxi drivers in London a year’s commission-free use of one of its app services to attract customers. The US cab giant unveiled the “olive branch” ahead of a planned protest by black cab drivers... Read more
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The News and Star
Urgent bid to try and save Careline serviceA COUNCILLOR is to call an urgent meeting with Riverside to see if its vital Ca
Urgent bid to try and save Careline service
The News and Star / Posted 5 days ago
A COUNCILLOR is to call an urgent meeting with Riverside to see if its vital Careline service can be saved. The service, which helps more than 4,000 elderly people, is under threat as Riverside needs to save cash. Meanwhile, Carlisle Labour Party... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Liam Neeson backs Ballymena jobs rally in video message as hundreds take to the streets Trade unionists, politicians and members of the public attended the Rally For
Liam Neeson backs Ballymena jobs rally in video message as hundreds take to the streets
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
Trade unionists, politicians and members of the public attended the Rally For Future organised by the Unite union. Photo Aidan OReilly/Pacemaker PressTrade... Read more
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Evening Standard
Steakhouse ‘using service charge to top up senior manager salaries'The owners of one of London’s most exclusive steak houses have been accused of
Steakhouse ‘using service charge to top up senior manager salaries'
Evening Standard / Posted 8 days ago
The owners of one of London’s most exclusive steak houses have been accused of using the service charge left by diners to top up salaries of managers rather than handing it all to waiters. STK London in Aldwych, whose celebrity customers have... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Liam Neeson urges for Ballymena jobs rally supportVideo: Liam Neeson has given a final push in urging people to attend a rally
Liam Neeson urges for Ballymena jobs rally support
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
Video: Liam Neeson has given a final push in urging people to attend a rally demanding investment and jobs for his hometown of Ballymena. The rally organised by Unite Union is set to take place at... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Liam Neeson urges people to attend Ballymena jobs rally as James Nesbitt gives backingVideo: By Claire Williamson Liam Neeson has given a final push in urging peo
Liam Neeson urges people to attend Ballymena jobs rally as James Nesbitt gives backing
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
Video: By Claire Williamson Liam Neeson has given a final push in urging people to attend a rally demanding investment and jobs for his hometown of... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
James Nesbitt joins Liam Neeson in backing Ballymena jobs rally By Claire Williamson James Nesbitt has joined Liam Neeson in backing a rally
James Nesbitt joins Liam Neeson in backing Ballymena jobs rally
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
By Claire Williamson James Nesbitt has joined Liam Neeson in backing a rally demanding investment and jobs for the recently hit Ballymena. Almost 2,000 jobs in the town with a... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
TPPA Signing Protest in WellingtonPhotographs by Olex SydorAt midday today over three hundred people gathered in
TPPA Signing Protest in Wellington
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 10 days ago
Photographs by Olex SydorAt midday today over three hundred people gathered in the lee of the Cenotaph in Wellington to protest the signing of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement. Members of the public joined representatives from The Green Party,... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
TPP Signing: Historic signing gives Kiwis a chance to feel proudGroups opposing Pacific trade deal rallying for marches to SkyCity today. Poli
TPP Signing: Historic signing gives Kiwis a chance to feel proud
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 days ago
Groups opposing Pacific trade deal rallying for marches to SkyCity today. Police and security have planned for every eventuality surrounding the signing at SkyCity today. Photo / Dean Purcell Today's programme • 9am Ministers welcomed to SkyCity... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Skycity Workers vote against TPPAThursday, 4 February 2016, 9:06 amPress Release: Unite Union "Skycity workers m
Skycity Workers vote against TPPA
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 10 days ago
Thursday, 4 February 2016, 9:06 amPress Release: Unite Union "Skycity workers may have to watch the TPPA being signed, but they have voted overwhelmingly against it" said Joe Carolan,... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
TPP Signing: Historic signing gives Kiwis a chance to feel proudGroups opposing Pacific trade deal rallying for marches to SkyCity today. Poli
TPP Signing: Historic signing gives Kiwis a chance to feel proud
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 days ago
Groups opposing Pacific trade deal rallying for marches to SkyCity today. Police and security have planned for every eventuality surrounding the signing at SkyCity today. Photo / Dean Purcell New Zealanders should feel immensely proud of being part... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Strike action at Ainscough Crane Hire amid pay disputeWorkers at the UK's largest mobile crane hire firm, Ainscough, have planned 18
Strike action at Ainscough Crane Hire amid pay dispute
Nottingham Post / Posted 12 days ago
Workers at the UK's largest mobile crane hire firm, Ainscough, have planned 18 days of strike action over the next two months - amid calls for fairer pay. Two dozen employees at the Bilborough branch took to the picket line on Monday morning with... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Rally in aid of Ballymena's embattled workforce Organisers say momentum is building ahead of a major rally calling for fresh
Rally in aid of Ballymena's embattled workforce
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
Organisers say momentum is building ahead of a major rally calling for fresh investment in Ballymena, as the town gets braced for the impact of more than 1,700 job losses. The Unite union is hoping... Read more
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chroniclelive
Birtley Co-op drivers consider industrial action after some staff transferred to Eddie StobartUnion bosses are worried the announcement will result in other drivers being tr
Birtley Co-op drivers consider industrial action after some staff transferred to Eddie Stobart
chroniclelive / Posted 14 days ago
Union bosses are worried the announcement will result in other drivers being transferred to the haulage firm in the future. The national board of The Co-operative Group agreed to transfer the drivers based at Coventry in April. The drivers were... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Call for public inquiry over ‘aerotoxic’ travel after American Airlines incidentA union representing cabin crew has demanded an immediate public inquiry into t
Call for public inquiry over ‘aerotoxic’ travel after American Airlines incident
Daily Mirror / Posted 15 days ago
A union representing cabin crew has demanded an immediate public inquiry into the rise in ‘aerotoxic syndrome’ as a result of contaminated air on board planes. Unite says it considers the flights, one to South Africa and one to the US, are further... Read more
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Gazette
Almost 80 of top NHS managers earn more than £100,000, pay poll findsAlmost eight out of 10 of the most senior NHS managers earn over £100,000, with
Almost 80 of top NHS managers earn more than £100,000, pay poll finds
Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
Almost eight out of 10 of the most senior NHS managers earn over £100,000, with almost a quarter on more than £142,500, figures show. Overall, 23.6% of hospital trust non-medical executive directors in the UK earned more than £142,500 in 2015,... Read more
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guardian-series
Almost 80 of top NHS managers earn more than £100,000, pay poll findsAlmost eight out of 10 of the most senior NHS managers earn over £100,000, with
Almost 80 of top NHS managers earn more than £100,000, pay poll finds
guardian-series / Posted 15 days ago
Almost eight out of 10 of the most senior NHS managers earn over £100,000, with almost a quarter on more than £142,500, figures show. Overall, 23.6% of hospital trust non-medical executive directors in the UK earned more than £142,500 in 2015,... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Almost 80 of top NHS managers earn more than £100,000, pay poll findsAlmost eight out of 10 of the most senior NHS managers earn over £100,000, with
Almost 80 of top NHS managers earn more than £100,000, pay poll finds
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
Almost eight out of 10 of the most senior NHS managers earn over £100,000, with almost a quarter on more than £142,500, figures show. Overall, 23.6% of hospital trust non-medical executive directors in the UK earned more than £142,500 in 2015,... Read more
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Gazette News
Almost 80 of top NHS managers earn more than £100,000, pay poll findsAlmost eight out of 10 of the most senior NHS managers earn over £100,000, with
Almost 80 of top NHS managers earn more than £100,000, pay poll finds
Gazette News / Posted 15 days ago
Almost eight out of 10 of the most senior NHS managers earn over £100,000, with almost a quarter on more than £142,500, figures show. Overall, 23.6% of hospital trust non-medical executive directors in the UK earned more than £142,500 in 2015,... Read more
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Harrow Times
Almost 80 of top NHS managers earn more than £100,000, pay poll findsAlmost eight out of 10 of the most senior NHS managers earn over £100,000, with
Almost 80 of top NHS managers earn more than £100,000, pay poll finds
Harrow Times / Posted 15 days ago
Almost eight out of 10 of the most senior NHS managers earn over £100,000, with almost a quarter on more than £142,500, figures show. Overall, 23.6% of hospital trust non-medical executive directors in the UK earned more than £142,500 in 2015,... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Almost 80% of top NHS managers earn more than £100,000, pay poll finds « Shropshire StarOverall, 23.6% of hospital trust non-medical executive directors in the UK earn
Almost 80% of top NHS managers earn more than £100,000, pay poll finds « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 15 days ago
Overall, 23.6% of hospital trust non-medical executive directors in the UK earned more than £142,500 in 2015, compared to 21.8% in the previous year. There were some top earners - with 3.5% earning more than £200,000 a year. Some 5.6% also earned... Read more
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Bury Times
Almost 80 of top NHS managers earn more than £100,000, pay poll findsAlmost eight out of 10 of the most senior NHS managers earn over £100,000, with
Almost 80 of top NHS managers earn more than £100,000, pay poll finds
Bury Times / Posted 15 days ago
Almost eight out of 10 of the most senior NHS managers earn over £100,000, with almost a quarter on more than £142,500, figures show. Overall, 23.6% of hospital trust non-medical executive directors in the UK earned more than £142,500 in 2015,... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Naked truth behind fundraisingA NAKED ladies charity calendar has raised £500 for a local cause. BARE FACTS:
Naked truth behind fundraising
Whitehaven News / Posted 16 days ago
A NAKED ladies charity calendar has raised £500 for a local cause. BARE FACTS: Some of the women who have taken part in the Naked in the Lakes calendar to raise cash for the Give Us a Break charity The cheeky calendar featured Copeland women... Read more
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The Irish Times
Actor Liam Neeson backs Ballymena jobs rallyHollywood star Liam Neeson is lending his support to a major rally that is bein
Actor Liam Neeson backs Ballymena jobs rally
The Irish Times / Posted 23 days ago
Hollywood star Liam Neeson is lending his support to a major rally that is being organised by trade unions to highlight the impact that hundreds of planned job losses will have on his hometown of Ballymena. Both companies plan to close their local... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Belfast and Antrim post offices face closure Two post offices have been earmarked for closure with the threat of up to 13
Belfast and Antrim post offices face closure
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 24 days ago
Two post offices have been earmarked for closure with the threat of up to 13 job losses. At risk is the branch at Shaftesbury Square in south Belfast and a second in Castle Mall, Antrim. The proposal is... Read more
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walesonline
'Saving Port Talbot is more important than spending £1bn on the M4'Pressure on the governments in Cardiff Bay and Westminster over the job losses
'Saving Port Talbot is more important than spending £1bn on the M4'
walesonline / Posted 25 days ago
Pressure on the governments in Cardiff Bay and Westminster over the job losses at Tata escalated as politicians sought to find a solution to the crisis facing the Welsh steel industry. A Plaid AM called on the Welsh Government to explain why... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Union condemns Post Office franchise plan Union leaders claim the changes will affect up to 1,000 Post Office staff Un
Union condemns Post Office franchise plan
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 25 days ago
Union leaders claim the changes will affect up to 1,000 Post Office staff Union leaders have warned of job losses and closures under plans to franchise more Crown Post Offices under a "modernisation"... Read more
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walesonline
Michael Sheen describes Port Talbot job cuts as 'incredibly frightening'Michael Sheen has called for more Government action to support Tata steelworks
Michael Sheen describes Port Talbot job cuts as 'incredibly frightening'
walesonline / Posted 25 days ago
Michael Sheen has called for more Government action to support Tata steelworks in Port Talbot. Sheen, who grew up in the area, called news of yesterday’s major job cuts in his hometown “incredibly frightening”. Cheap imports from China and high... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Row over steel industry crisis as 1,000 more jobs axed Security staff take down a Unite union banner on the fence outside the Tata s
Row over steel industry crisis as 1,000 more jobs axed
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 26 days ago
Security staff take down a Unite union banner on the fence outside the Tata steel plant in Port Talbot Scrutiny of the Government's handling of the crisis-hit British steel industry is... Read more
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heraldscotland
Labour councillors push to attend Trident 'workers conference' as row escalates"They warn it is not just workers who would be affected if all these jobs were
Labour councillors push to attend Trident 'workers conference' as row escalates
heraldscotland / Posted 26 days ago
"They warn it is not just workers who would be affected if all these jobs were lost, it is entire communities." Mr Corbyn's proposal of 'subs with no nukes' has been denounced as "ill-informed" by one of his own former shadow defence... Read more
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walesonline
What now for people of Port Talbot? The wider impact of the Tata job lossesThe loss of more than 1,000 jobs at Tata’s steelworks in South Wales has been d
What now for people of Port Talbot? The wider impact of the Tata job losses
walesonline / Posted 26 days ago
The loss of more than 1,000 jobs at Tata’s steelworks in South Wales has been described as a “devastating blow” for the communities where they are based but the impact is expected to be even wider. As Neath MP Christina Rees described it: “Everyone... Read more
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Scotsman
Nicola Sturgeon challenged over ‘wretched’ trade union law Len McCluskey sought support from the SNP. Picture: PA Unite union boss Len M
Nicola Sturgeon challenged over ‘wretched’ trade union law
Scotsman / Posted 27 days ago
Len McCluskey sought support from the SNP. Picture: PA Unite union boss Len McCluskey has challenged Nicola Sturgeon to stop “hiding behind procedural niceties” in her opposition to... Read more
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heraldscotland
Corbyn pledges return of 'sympathy strikes' as Unite urge SNP to raise their gameThe vow was welcomed by the leader of the Unite union, Len McCluskey, just hour
Corbyn pledges return of 'sympathy strikes' as Unite urge SNP to raise their game
heraldscotland / Posted 27 days ago
The vow was welcomed by the leader of the Unite union, Len McCluskey, just hours before he heaped pressure on Ms Sturgeon to scrap her party's council tax freeze. Mr McCluskey said the electorally popular policy had to end to "lift the cloud of... Read more
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heraldscotland
Row as Corbyn suggests keeping Trident subs - with no nukesThe proposal was defended by the shadow defence secretary Emily Thornberry, who
Row as Corbyn suggests keeping Trident subs - with no nukes
heraldscotland / Posted 27 days ago
The proposal was defended by the shadow defence secretary Emily Thornberry, who described it as the "Japanese option", keeping the capacity to build nuclear weapons without actually possessing them. Pro-Trident Labour MPs greeted the suggestion with... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Jeremy Corbyn says he would keep submarines patrolling the world without any nuclear weaponsSpeaking to the BBC's Andrew Marr show, he said: “There has to be a discussion
Jeremy Corbyn says he would keep submarines patrolling the world without any nuclear weapons
Daily Telegraph / Posted 27 days ago
Speaking to the BBC's Andrew Marr show, he said: “There has to be a discussion about how we can bring about some reasonable accommodation with Argentina. “It seems to me ridiculous that in the 21st Century we could get into some enormous conflict... Read more

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