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Juneau Empire
Jensen-Olson Arboretum celebrates 10th anniversaryMichelle Warrenchuk and Liz Graham will lead a children’s program talking about
Juneau Empire / Posted 3 hours ago
Michelle Warrenchuk and Liz Graham will lead a children’s program talking about the bugs that live in the area. At 2 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast professor Cathy Connor will unveil the garden’s newest addition. The Word Garden, as it’s... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Last-minute agreement by Legislature helps ease fiscal crisisper year over the next decade is by no means chump change — it’s almost half of
Peninsula Clarion / Posted yesterday
per year over the next decade is by no means chump change — it’s almost half of the state’s general fund allocation to the University of Alaska, to give a sense of scale. If lawmakers can come to terms on one revenue measure, there’s no reason... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Juneau’s baby boomers try pickleballwithin, or while a foot is in the no-volley zone, or volleying the ball before
Juneau Empire / Posted 2 days ago
within, or while a foot is in the no-volley zone, or volleying the ball before it has bounced on a first serve or first return. • Erin Laughlin is a student journalist at the University of Alaska Southeast, and she can be reached at laugerin@me.... Read more
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ARRL Amateur Radio News
Arecibo Observatory Ionospheric Heating Campaign Under Wayfor each band, using the signature 1000-foot spherical dish reflector,” explain
ARRL Amateur Radio News / Posted 2 days ago
for each band, using the signature 1000-foot spherical dish reflector,” explained Chris Fallen, KL3WX, a researcher at the University of Alaska-Fairbanks HAARP facility. He has reported that Arecibo would use 5.125 or 8.175 MHz, depending upon... Read more
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Alaska Public
Tuesday, July 25, 2017bringing writers together during summer reading series Henry Leasia, Alaska Pu
Alaska Public / Posted 2 days ago
bringing writers together during summer reading series Henry Leasia, Alaska Public Media – Anchorage Every summer at the University of Alaska in Anchorage, distinguished authors from around the country come to read their work and offer advice to... Read more
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Alaska Public
UAA celebrates 10 years of bringing writers together during summer reading seriesDavid Stevenson, director of the Department of Creative Writing & Literary Arts
Alaska Public / Posted 2 days ago
David Stevenson, director of the Department of Creative Writing & Literary Arts. (Philip Hall/University of Alaska Anchorage) On a recent evening, Joann Beard addressed a crowd of avid readers and writing students in a dimly lit auditorium. Beard... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Blues sign Parayko2012 after playing lower-level junior hockey in his native Canada, Parayko impr
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
2012 after playing lower-level junior hockey in his native Canada, Parayko improved drastically during three seasons at the University of Alaska-Fairbanks and after a stint in the American Hockey League was a standout at the Traverse City prospects... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Daily respites during a summer-long walkperhaps 70 degrees. We crawled from the overheated shelters to a different, bug
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 7 days ago
perhaps 70 degrees. We crawled from the overheated shelters to a different, bugless world. Since the late 1970s, the University of Alaska Fairbanks' Geophysical Institute has provided this column free in cooperation with the UAF research... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Bristol Bay students explore marine biology careers at ANSEP campmarine biology career exploration camp. He and 51 middle school students from a
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 7 days ago
marine biology career exploration camp. He and 51 middle school students from around the state stayed five days at the University of Alaska Anchorage campus learning first-hand about marine biology research. For Olsen, the highlight was a field... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Blues avoid arbitration, sign Parayko to $27.5M, 5-year deal2012 after playing lower-level junior hockey in his native Canada, Parayko impr
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 7 days ago
2012 after playing lower-level junior hockey in his native Canada, Parayko improved drastically over three seasons at the University of Alaska-Fairbanks and after a stint in the American Hockey League was a standout at the Traverse City prospects... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Blues avoid arbitration, sign Colton Parayko to $27.5M, 5-year dealbloomer, Parayko was a third-round pick in 2012 after playing junior hockey in
Calgary Sun / Posted 7 days ago
bloomer, Parayko was a third-round pick in 2012 after playing junior hockey in his native Canada and three seasons at the University of Alaska-Fairbanks. Parayko impressed development coach Tim Taylor, and after a stint in the American Hockey... Read more
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CTV News
Blues avoid arbitration, sign Parayko to $27.5M, 5-year dealbloomer, Parayko was a third-round pick in 2012 after playing junior hockey in
CTV News / Posted 8 days ago
bloomer, Parayko was a third-round pick in 2012 after playing junior hockey in his native Canada and three seasons at the University of Alaska-Fairbanks. Parayko impressed development coach Tim Taylor, and after a stint in the American Hockey... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Blues sign Parayko to 5-year, $27.5 million contractan AAV of $6.5 million. Parayko had nine goals and 24 assists in 79 games as a
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 8 days ago
an AAV of $6.5 million. Parayko had nine goals and 24 assists in 79 games as a rookie after playing college hockey at the University of Alaska Fairbanks and a short 17-game stint with the Chicago Wolves of the American Hockey League; he made the... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Ninilchik boys hoops coach Finley heads southa group that includes Alaska Gatorade Player of the Year Austin White, a 6-foot
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 8 days ago
a group that includes Alaska Gatorade Player of the Year Austin White, a 6-foot-8 dominator that will be playing for the University of Alaska Anchorage Seawolves in the fall. Finley said another of his players is considering available college... Read more
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Alaska Public
Wednesday, July 19, 2017may be over, but that doesn’t mean people have stopped firing rockets. Last wee
Alaska Public / Posted 8 days ago
may be over, but that doesn’t mean people have stopped firing rockets. Last week middle school students from across Alaska learned how to design and launch their own rockets at one of the University of Alaska Anchorage’s Summer Engineering Academ... Read more
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Santa Clara Broncos
Game Times, Pairings Announced for Men’s Basketball in GCI Great Alaska Shootoutin opening-round action of the 2017 GCI Great Alaska Shootout, an eight-team to
Santa Clara Broncos / Posted 8 days ago
in opening-round action of the 2017 GCI Great Alaska Shootout, an eight-team tournament set for Thanksgiving week at the University of Alaska Anchorage. The Broncos and Vandals will face off on Wednesday, Nov. 22, at 6:30 p.m. Pacific in Alaska... Read more
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EarthSky
Global methane levels hitting new highslatitudes over recent decades. The seasonal and geographic patterns are helping
EarthSky / Posted 9 days ago
latitudes over recent decades. The seasonal and geographic patterns are helping scientists puzzle out what’s going on. University of Alaska Fairbanks Professor Katey Walter Anthony takes us onto a frozen lake in Fairbanks, AK to demonstrate why... Read more
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Alaska Public
Middle school students prepare for lift off at UAA’s Summer Rocketry AcademyLast week middle school students from across Alaska learned how to design and l
Alaska Public / Posted 9 days ago
Last week middle school students from across Alaska learned how to design and launch their own rockets at one of the University of Alaska Anchorage’s Summer Engineering Academies. Wayne Robinson, a mechanical engineer, played a big role in... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Six things to do in Fairbanks, Alaskavisitors to imagine the kinds of people who would be gadding about the countrys
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 days ago
visitors to imagine the kinds of people who would be gadding about the countryside in them. The Museum of the North at the University of Alaska Fairbanks is a more traditional natural science museum with displays on the area's geology, wildlife and... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Alaskans shrug at threatwon't enjoy life," he said. Some Alaska residents and visitors are concerned.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
won't enjoy life," he said. Some Alaska residents and visitors are concerned. Marc Mueller-Stoffels, a physicist at the University of Alaska, works on energy issues -- a research area that he said got some funding from the military. He said he... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Exhibit will highlight human connections to Aleutiansin the Aleutians support human communities dependent on the resources of the se
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 13 days ago
in the Aleutians support human communities dependent on the resources of the sea. Brenda Konar, a professor at the University of Alaska Fairbanks College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, said the exhibit presents these prominent ecosystems... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
As state funding dries up, boroughs are left to foot the bill— and in some cases, predominantly — on funding from the state in order to oper
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 13 days ago
— and in some cases, predominantly — on funding from the state in order to operate, according to a recent report from the University of Alaska Anchorage's Institute of Social and Economic Research. "Alaska provides three main kinds of aid to... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
North Slope biologists make room for loonsand plankton, it will bioaccumulate to a loon," explained Hannah Uher-Koch, a g
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 13 days ago
and plankton, it will bioaccumulate to a loon," explained Hannah Uher-Koch, a graduate student in biological sciences at University of Alaska Anchorage. That makes these migratory birds - like the yellow-billed loon, which frequently flirts with... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
In Briefto his or her community through acts of kindness or bravery." Awardees receive
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 13 days ago
to his or her community through acts of kindness or bravery." Awardees receive a $1,500 scholarship through the University of Alaska College Savings Plan and a trip to the recognition ceremony held at the Alaska State Fair in Palmer... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
High summer reaches Trans-Alaska Pipelinesnowshoe hares, pint-size new grouse, voles darting the grasses and infinite su
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 14 days ago
snowshoe hares, pint-size new grouse, voles darting the grasses and infinite sunlight to hunt. Since the late 1970s, the University of Alaska Fairbanks' Geophysical Institute has provided this column free in cooperation with the UAF research... Read more
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Alberni Valley News
BCHL: Alberni Valley Bulldogs pick up new playersto be coming to the Alberni Valley,” Lancaster said. ICE CHIPS…Bulldogs’ overa
Alberni Valley News / Posted 15 days ago
to be coming to the Alberni Valley,” Lancaster said. ICE CHIPS…Bulldogs’ overage netminder Brody Claeys will sharpen his claws in NCAA Div. 1 next season, playing for the University of Alaska Anchorage Seawolves...Claeys was the Bulldogs’ team... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Army Corps leaders speak on Kenai bluff erosionstudies of the river mouth in 1962, followed by several studies by the Army Cor
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 16 days ago
studies of the river mouth in 1962, followed by several studies by the Army Corps, the U.S Geological Survey, the University of Alaska and contractors for the city of Kenai through the 1970s, 80s, and 90s. John Williams, Kenai’s mayor... Read more
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Alaska Public
Monday, July 10, 2017put an end to teacher turnover? Christine Trudeau, KYUK – Bethel The Lower Ku
Alaska Public / Posted 16 days ago
put an end to teacher turnover? Christine Trudeau, KYUK – Bethel The Lower Kuskokwim School District (LKSD) and the University of Alaska Fairbanks have teamed up to try and solve two problems with one new program. The aim is to address high... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Historian to lead Treadwell mine walking tourthe history of Juneau and Southeast Alaska at the City Museum, Alaska State Mus
Juneau Empire / Posted 17 days ago
the history of Juneau and Southeast Alaska at the City Museum, Alaska State Museum, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, and University of Alaska Southeast. KNOW &GO What: Treadwell Walking Tour Where: Sandy Beach on Douglas Island When: 5:30- 7... Read more
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Alaska Public
Could LKSD support of Alaska Native teacher training put an end to teacher turnover?and Done program. Photo taken June 27, 2017. (Christine Trudeau / KYUK) The Lo
Alaska Public / Posted 17 days ago
and Done program. Photo taken June 27, 2017. (Christine Trudeau / KYUK) The Lower Kuskokwim School District (LKSD) and the University of Alaska Fairbanks have teamed up to try and solve two problems with one new program. The aim is to address high... Read more
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Alaska Public
Bethel scientist returns home to study climate changefamily lives throughout the Delta. When she was 10, Gil moved to Sitka with her
Alaska Public / Posted 17 days ago
family lives throughout the Delta. When she was 10, Gil moved to Sitka with her parents. Last spring, she graduated from University of Alaska Anchorage with a degree in Natural Sciences. “I’ve always been an outdoors person, and so it felt... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Science brings soccer star to Juneauthe digestive rates of staghorn sculpin when given a treat of chum salmon smolt
Juneau Empire / Posted 19 days ago
the digestive rates of staghorn sculpin when given a treat of chum salmon smolt. In a small room on the first floor of the University of Alaska Fairbanks building in Juneau, there are close to a dozen waist-level, open air, green tanks with fresh... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Costs of teacher turnover are highin the areas impacted and to the education of a large percentage of Alaska's yo
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 21 days ago
in the areas impacted and to the education of a large percentage of Alaska's youth. According to a recent study by the University of Alaska, teacher turnover costs the state some $20 million each year, and a large percentage of that cost is... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Teacher turnover costs state millions each yearbe replaced, it costs the affected district $20,000, on average, according to a
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 21 days ago
be replaced, it costs the affected district $20,000, on average, according to a study published earlier this year by the University of Alaska Anchorage's Center for Alaska Education Policy Research at the Institute of Social and Economic... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Alaska Farm to School receives grant, will focus efforts on Bristol Baybecause she has already developed connections in the area. She taught a gardeni
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 21 days ago
because she has already developed connections in the area. She taught a gardening symposium for several years through the University of Alaska Fairbanks Bristol Bay Campus and the Bristol Bay Native Association. In this region and around the... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Study indicates boroughs are more dependent on state dollarsPeninsula Borough is far from being the borough most dependent on state money,
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 21 days ago
Peninsula Borough is far from being the borough most dependent on state money, though, according to a new report from the University of Alaska Anchorage’s Institute of Social and Economic Research. The report, which examines how much of each of... Read more
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Juneau Empire
“Fresh or Frozen”? Here’s how to choose sustainable seafoodAt the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS), signs of our changing environment
Juneau Empire / Posted 22 days ago
At the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS), signs of our changing environment surround us as glaciers melt, yellow cedars die off and tropical sea creatures find their way to our waters. (Borgs? Really?!) One goal of UAS’s Sustainability Committee... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Guided tour looks through Juneau’s geological historyto go from 5:30-7:30 p.m., and admission is $25 for adults or $20 for children
Juneau Empire / Posted 22 days ago
to go from 5:30-7:30 p.m., and admission is $25 for adults or $20 for children under 12. Connor is a professor at University of Alaska Southeast, earning degrees in Geology from Stanford before her Ph.D. in Geology from University of... Read more
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Alaska Public
Monday, July 3, 2017for new leadership. UAF research vessel begins ecosystem study in Bering and C
Alaska Public / Posted 24 days ago
for new leadership. UAF research vessel begins ecosystem study in Bering and Chukchi Seas Davis Hovey, KNOM – Nome The University of Alaska Fairbanks has begun a new, comprehensive ocean ecosystem study on the Bering and Chukchi Seas. Alaska... Read more
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Alaska Public
Alaska Farm to School receives USDA grant, will focus efforts on Bristol Baybecause she has already developed connections in the area. She taught a gardeni
Alaska Public / Posted 24 days ago
because she has already developed connections in the area. She taught a gardening symposium for several years through the University of Alaska Fairbanks Bristol Bay Campus and the Bristol Bay Native Association. In this region and around the... Read more
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Alaska Public
UAF research vessel begins ecosystem study in Bering and Chukchi SeasThe University of Alaska Fairbanks has begun a new, comprehensive ocean ecosyst
Alaska Public / Posted 24 days ago
The University of Alaska Fairbanks has begun a new, comprehensive ocean ecosystem study on the Bering and Chukchi Seas. From June 9th to 28th, the crew of the research vessel Sikuliaq collected preliminary data through observations of marine... Read more
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Juneau Empire
High summer along the pipeline’s pathsnowshoe hares, pint-size new grouse, voles darting the grasses and infinite su
Juneau Empire / Posted 26 days ago
snowshoe hares, pint-size new grouse, voles darting the grasses and infinite sunlight to hunt. • Since the late 1970s, the University of Alaska Fairbanks’ Geophysical Institute has provided this column free in cooperation with the UAF research... Read more
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Alaska Public
Friday, June 30, 2017South Fork Salcha Fire was started by lightning earlier this month in a remote
Alaska Public / Posted 27 days ago
South Fork Salcha Fire was started by lightning earlier this month in a remote area about 70 miles southeast of Fairbanks. University of Alaska Southeast tightens belt, gets creative after budget cuts Quinton Chandler, KTOO – Juneau The... Read more
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Alaska Public
University of Alaska Southeast tightens belt, gets creative after budget cutsThe University of Alaska Board of Regents met in Anchorage for an executive ses
Alaska Public / Posted 27 days ago
The University of Alaska Board of Regents met in Anchorage for an executive session in September 2014. (Photo by Josh Edge, APRN) To absorb its share, the University of Alaska Southeast is selling property and sweet-talking potential donors. Rick... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Thousands injured in Legislature’s game of chickenof the course was a grandstand filled with the business elite, public employee
Juneau Empire / Posted 28 days ago
of the course was a grandstand filled with the business elite, public employee union leadership, and lobbyists for the University of Alaska and public school districts throughout the state. The bleacher seats were filled with state grant... Read more
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Alaska Public
Alaska’s largest needle exchange is rushing to keep up with demandportion of drug users toward healthcare and treatment they wouldn’t otherwise e
Alaska Public / Posted 28 days ago
portion of drug users toward healthcare and treatment they wouldn’t otherwise encounter. Davis is a pre-Med student at the University of Alaska Anchorage, and he volunteers here in part because he believes it’s an effective way to limit the spread... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Refuge Notebook: A tale of two birchesand varying soil types. I hope this is as confusing to you as it is to me. Dr.
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 28 days ago
and varying soil types. I hope this is as confusing to you as it is to me. Dr. Edmond Packee, a forestry professor at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, notes the greatest difficulty in distinguishing Alaska’s birches will be where Kenai and... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Alumni computer access gone without a wordLast year, the University of Alaska (UA) was considering moving the School of E
Juneau Empire / Posted 29 days ago
Last year, the University of Alaska (UA) was considering moving the School of Education from the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) to the main campus in Fairbanks. The community of Juneau, the administrators, the faculty and the students at UAS... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Study shows Homer halibut charters stay closer to townA pair of University of Alaska researchers want to know more about how halibut
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 29 days ago
A pair of University of Alaska researchers want to know more about how halibut charter fishermen in the state carry out their trips. Halibut have long been a popular sportfish all along the coasts of Alaska, as well as supporting a valuable... Read more
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Alaska Public
Wednesday, June 28, 2017Contractor’s blunder causes outage to University of Alaska statewide network C
Alaska Public / Posted 29 days ago
Contractor’s blunder causes outage to University of Alaska statewide network Casey Grove, Alaska Public Media – Anchorage The University of Alaska’s information technology infrastructure and many of its network systems suffered a prolonged,... Read more
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