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Daily Dispatch
Reeston case delayed - yet againbail last month after they were arrested for allegedly torching two RDP houses
Daily Dispatch / Posted 9 hours ago
bail last month after they were arrested for allegedly torching two RDP houses and three vehicles belonging to 54-year-old Buffalo City Metro ANC Ward 13 councillor Nokulunga Matiwane last month. Matiwane’s 23-year-old daughter, Nonkululeko... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Joy as ‘Joan’ finally opens its doorsperiod. AT LAST: The Joan Harrison swimming pool is officially open for the se
Daily Dispatch / Posted 10 hours ago
period. AT LAST: The Joan Harrison swimming pool is officially open for the season. Picture: RANDELL ROSKRUGE Buffalo City Metro spokeswoman Bathandwa Diamond had promised earlier this month that the aquatics complex would resume... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Jacob Zuma - Update On Implementation of Operation Phakisa: Oceans Economy ProgrammeAuthority has also facilitated the training of one hundred and twenty five youn
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
Authority has also facilitated the training of one hundred and twenty five young people from Orange Farm, Port St Johns and Buffalo City Municipality in hospitality and seamanship. This will help them gain jobs on international cruise liners. We... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Buffalo seeks ideas for diversifying criteria-based schoolsat schools whose admissions process begins with a test. The first meeting is M
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted yesterday
at schools whose admissions process begins with a test. The first meeting is Monday, October 16 from 2:30pm-4pm at Buffalo City Hall Room 801. The district has been altering the admissions process for the last couple of years after a group... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Police ask robbery victims to claim seized TV setssix were arrested by a joint task team comprising the Vulindlela police crime p
Daily Dispatch / Posted yesterday
six were arrested by a joint task team comprising the Vulindlela police crime prevention unit, home affairs officials and Buffalo City Metro law enforcement officers. The six are to appear in the Mdantsane Magistrate’s Court soon. —... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Turning trash into treasureWith the only two legal landfill sites around Buffalo City Metro declared full
Daily Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
With the only two legal landfill sites around Buffalo City Metro declared full about two years ago, residents may be left with no choice but to recycle their rubbish. ENVIRONMENTAL SOLUTION: CEO Deidre Nxumalo-Freeman at NDF Waste and Environmental... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Camp equips girls to copeA five-day camp focusing on addressing the community challenges faced by young
Daily Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
A five-day camp focusing on addressing the community challenges faced by young women in the Buffalo City Metro earlier this month brought together 50 pupil leaders from eight schools in the city. ENLIGHTENING EXPERIENCE: Pupils from around BCM took... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
How to avoid being a dripdams supplying water into the town ran dry. Water was tanked into the town for
Daily Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
dams supplying water into the town ran dry. Water was tanked into the town for weeks in order to sustain its residents. In Buffalo City Metro, stage one water restrictions were implemented in July in an effort to save water, with officials... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Search for ring gems will take M’sane by stormtournaments have already generated immense interest among boxing clubs in Mdant
Daily Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
tournaments have already generated immense interest among boxing clubs in Mdantsane, and even further afield in Buffalo City. “The contest contributes towards sports development in South Africa, which is a vital aspect in instilling... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Cheers as mayor says home project restartsThe gruesome discovery of two female bodies near an incomplete Mdantsane housin
Daily Dispatch / Posted 4 days ago
The gruesome discovery of two female bodies near an incomplete Mdantsane housing project in June has pushed Buffalo City Metro to restart the work after angry residents blamed the crime on the stalled construction. FLASHBACK: The scene where two... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Merc C-class sedans back on production line after blastMajor employer Mercedes-Benz South Africa resumed production of the C-class lux
Daily Dispatch / Posted 4 days ago
Major employer Mercedes-Benz South Africa resumed production of the C-class luxury sedans at their West Bank plant in Buffalo City on Wednesday. MBSA resumed production of the C-class luxury sedans at their West Bank plant in Buffalo City on... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
40 youth pave way for career in buildingtheir certificates after completing training in home building technical skills
Daily Dispatch / Posted 4 days ago
their certificates after completing training in home building technical skills this week hosted by NHBRC through the Buffalo City Metro Youth Centre in Mdantsane. Picture: SIBONGILE NGALWA The workshop, a first-leg of a series of training... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Free health services day in BCMTomorrow Buffalo City Metro residents will receive free health services in East
Daily Dispatch / Posted 4 days ago
Tomorrow Buffalo City Metro residents will receive free health services in East London. Tomorrow Buffalo city Metro residents will receive free health services in East London .Picture ISTOCK Mobile clinics providing healthcare services like dental,... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Chippa match back at Sisa Dukashepleaded with them to reconsider and they eventually sent an official. The offic
Daily Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
pleaded with them to reconsider and they eventually sent an official. The officials compared Sisa and Absa Stadium (the Buffalo City Stadium) and came to the conclusion that Sisa was in better condition.” However, PSL spokesman Luxolo September... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Teams sent to assess storm damage in the Eastern Cape– 60 smallholding farms have been affected,” Gceya said. The areas include Bar
Daily Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
– 60 smallholding farms have been affected,” Gceya said. The areas include Barkly East, Mount Fletcher and Sterkspruit. Buffalo City Metro spokeswoman Bathandwa Diamond said the metro had received only one report of a house that had collapsed in... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Parkruns speeding along just nicely in Buffalo City as it marks a milestoneresort town of Port Alfred and is expected to rival the successful launch of Je
Daily Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
resort town of Port Alfred and is expected to rival the successful launch of Jefferies Bay just eight weekends ago. Buffalo City is looking at two new parkruns for the early part of 2018 and is currently sitting on over 22000 registrations.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Informal Settlement Without Toilets for 25 Yearsget the toilets, but the material is no longer at the ward councillor's office
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
get the toilets, but the material is no longer at the ward councillor's office and there's no proper explanation," she said. GroundUp made repeated attempts to get comment from Buffalo City Metro Municipality and the ward councillor, without succe... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
No toilets in Mdantsane settlement after 25 yearsget the toilets, but the material is no longer at the ward councillor's office
News 24 South Africa / Posted 6 days ago
get the toilets, but the material is no longer at the ward councillor's office and there's no proper explanation," she said. GroundUp made repeated attempts to get comment from Buffalo City Metro Municipality and the ward councillor, without succe... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Chippa shun Sisa for PEMpengesi also revealed that the club would this season move all further planned
Daily Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
Mpengesi also revealed that the club would this season move all further planned club games from the NU2 venue to the Buffalo City Stadium (BCM) in East London. This comes after the Chilli Boys moved some of their home games from Nelson... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Transformer trips, leaves hundreds in the darkHundreds of residents in some Buffalo City Metro areas have been hit by a massi
Daily Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
Hundreds of residents in some Buffalo City Metro areas have been hit by a massive power outage after a BCM transformer tripped after 6pm this evening. Hundereds of East London residents were affected by the power cut in East London Picture:... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Rocky start to imbizo as residents locked outThe first leg of Buffalo City Metro’s 2017 Mayoral Imbizos has started on a roc
Daily Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
The first leg of Buffalo City Metro’s 2017 Mayoral Imbizos has started on a rocky note as scores of King William’s Town residents have been locked outside the town hall where the first Imbizo is currently taking place. Disgruntled residents have... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
NU16 project company’s contract endedBuffalo City Metro has decided to end its contract with Nyoni Project, one of t
Daily Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
Buffalo City Metro has decided to end its contract with Nyoni Project, one of the construction companies appointed in August to tar roads in Mdantsane’s NU16. DUG IN: The firm that dug up NU16’s roads and then abandoned the project, leaving... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Relief for EC with heavy rainsbecause this is the same company that is in financial crisis that was appointed
Daily Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
because this is the same company that is in financial crisis that was appointed to tar the streets,” he said. By the time of writing yesterday Buffalo City Metro spokeswoman Bathandwa Diamond was unable to comment. — oreillya@tisoblackst... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Ilitha township residents lose hope as project falls 3 years behind schedulewooden homes built in the 1970s by the Ciskei homeland government, is now three
Daily Dispatch / Posted 8 days ago
wooden homes built in the 1970s by the Ciskei homeland government, is now three years past its deadline. TO BE REPLACED: Buffalo City Metro is fast tracking the process of building houses for residents of Ilitha township , whose wooden houses... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
R350m water pipeline boost for Butterworthlevel for the Eastern Cape at 55% compared to 64.1% at this time last year. Th
Daily Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
level for the Eastern Cape at 55% compared to 64.1% at this time last year. The Amathole water supply system which serves Buffalo City Metro sat this week at 60% compared to 79.5% last year. “The Algoa Water Supply System, serving Port Elizabeth,... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Bulldogs can end season off in styleStadium in Welkom this afternoon. TOUCH DOWN: Border’s Siyasanga Ncywanca pict
Daily Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
Stadium in Welkom this afternoon. TOUCH DOWN: Border’s Siyasanga Ncywanca pictured scoring against the Welwitschias at Buffalo City Stadium last Saturday will have to be at his best against the Griffons in Welkom Picture: MARK ANDREWS It will... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Man drowns in White River after boat flipsJohn Montgomery says 47-year-old John Webb of Mountain View died in the acciden
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 10 days ago
John Montgomery says 47-year-old John Webb of Mountain View died in the accident near the unincorporated community of Buffalo City. Montgomery said Webb and another man were boating when the boat overturned about 1 p.m. Friday. Montgomery... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas man, 47, drowns after boat capsizes on riversaid deputies received a call at 1 p.m. Friday that two men had fallen from a b
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
said deputies received a call at 1 p.m. Friday that two men had fallen from a boat that had flipped on the White River near Buffalo City. David Hopper, 74, of Mountain View swam to Smith Island in the river. Another boater found Hopper and took him... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas man dies after boat flips over, authorities saya news release, the Baxter County sheriff’s office said two men were in the boa
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
a news release, the Baxter County sheriff’s office said two men were in the boat when it overturned on the White River near Buffalo City around 1 p.m. One of the men, a 74-year-old from Mountain View, reportedly made it to shore. He was found near... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
UPDATE: Drowning victim identifiedover on the White River. Around 1 p.m. the Baxter County Sheriff's Office resp
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 11 days ago
over on the White River. Around 1 p.m. the Baxter County Sheriff's Office responded to a boat that had rolled over near Buffalo City, throwing two men into the river. One of the men, 74-year-old David Hopper of Mountain View, managed to swim to... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
1 killed in boating accidentthe Baxter County Sheriff's Office, emergency personnel responded to reports of
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 11 days ago
the Baxter County Sheriff's Office, emergency personnel responded to reports of an overturned boat on the White River near Buffalo City. One body was recovered from the river. The sheriff's office has not yet released more information regarding... Read more
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Surfers Village
Big day of great waves at the South African Junior ChampsThompson, James Ribbink and Nate Spalding all found places in the quarterfinals
Surfers Village / Posted 11 days ago
Thompson, James Ribbink and Nate Spalding all found places in the quarterfinals, where they were joined by Mitch Du Preez (Buffalo City) who surfed with maturity far beyond his age. The extremely competitive U18 boys Round 3 was exciting to watch... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Sasco wins all WSU campusesduring Walter Sisulu University student representative council elections. The
Daily Dispatch / Posted 11 days ago
during Walter Sisulu University student representative council elections. The elections at all four university campuses – Buffalo City, Mthatha, Butterworth and Queenstown – were held on Thursday. In Mthatha, Sasco defeated the another... Read more
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Surfers Village
Bump in swell at JBay electrifies South Africa Junior Champswinning his heat with a total of 16.16 out of 20 that included a couple of scor
Surfers Village / Posted 12 days ago
winning his heat with a total of 16.16 out of 20 that included a couple of scores in the excellent range. Luke Malherbe (Buffalo City) was on fire on his backhand, finding a couple of the day’s biggest waves and producing a near-perfect nine... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
AKA to woo EL crowdsbringing his show to East London next week Picture: SUPPLIED AKA, who is popul
Daily Dispatch / Posted 12 days ago
bringing his show to East London next week Picture: SUPPLIED AKA, who is popularly known as the SupaMega, will perform at Buffalo City Stadium next week Saturday. AKA made his solo debut in the music industry in 2009 and released hits like... Read more
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KERA North Texas
To Save Opioid Addicts, This Experimental Court Is Ditching The Delays10 feet between Judge Craig Hannah's courtroom bench and the wooden podium wher
KERA North Texas / Posted 12 days ago
10 feet between Judge Craig Hannah's courtroom bench and the wooden podium where a defendant stands to be arraigned here in Buffalo City Court. But for 26-year-old Caitlyn Stein, it has been a long, arduous 10 feet. "This is your first day back!... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
To Save Opioid Addicts, This Experimental Court Is Ditching The Delays10 feet between Judge Craig Hannah's courtroom bench and the wooden podium wher
KPBS San Diego / Posted 12 days ago
10 feet between Judge Craig Hannah's courtroom bench and the wooden podium where a defendant stands to be arraigned here in Buffalo City Court. But for 26-year-old Caitlyn Stein, it has been a long, arduous 10 feet. "This is your first day back!... Read more
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Surfers Village
Billabong South African Junior Champs kick offannouncing himself as a threat by earning a heat total of 15.33 (out of 20) in
Surfers Village / Posted 13 days ago
announcing himself as a threat by earning a heat total of 15.33 (out of 20) in the first heat of the event. Daniel Emslie (Buffalo City) put himself on the map when he delivered a 9-point ride and Nate Spalding (eThekweni) was another to rack up a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
One Pit Toilet for 20 FamiliesThe last protest was ten years ago. But people are fed up. She says empty prom
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
The last protest was ten years ago. But people are fed up. She says empty promises from the ward councillor and the Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality make the community leaders look like liars in the eyes of residents. Booi said the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
One pit toilet for 20 familiesTown shelves Wolwerivier housing project But people are fed up. She said empt
News 24 South Africa / Posted 13 days ago
Town shelves Wolwerivier housing project But people are fed up. She said empty promises from the ward councillor and the Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality make the community leaders look like liars in the eyes of residents. Booi said the... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Call to separate funeral fraud trial: State to launch application in six weeks timeLondon regional magistrate Sadia Jacobs of his plans to try suspended ANC Dr WB
Daily Dispatch / Posted 13 days ago
London regional magistrate Sadia Jacobs of his plans to try suspended ANC Dr WB Rubusana regional secretary Mkolo, former Buffalo City Metro (BCM) mayor Zukiswa Ncitha, her former deputy Temba Tinta, former council speaker Luleka Simon-Ndzele,... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
BCM fights losing land grab battle: One inspector to patrol and enforce the court ordersBuffalo City Metro is fighting a losing battle with illegal land invaders despi
Daily Dispatch / Posted 14 days ago
Buffalo City Metro is fighting a losing battle with illegal land invaders despite winning court orders to prevent the crisis from spreading. In a new report tabled last month before council by city manager Andile Sihlahla to appraise the council on... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Bulldogs bite off another win: Border team on a winning streakon Saturday afternoon. RISE TO THE OCCASION: Bulldogs’ Ayabonga Nomboyo jumps
Daily Dispatch / Posted 14 days ago
on Saturday afternoon. RISE TO THE OCCASION: Bulldogs’ Ayabonga Nomboyo jumps for the ball against the Welwitschias at Buffalo City Stadium on Saturday. Picture: MARK ANDREWS It took an unconverted try on the full-time hooter to eighth man... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
World-class netball facility in store for cityA netball facility of international standards will soon be developed in East Lo
Daily Dispatch / Posted 17 days ago
A netball facility of international standards will soon be developed in East London after the Buffalo City Metro council approved a 20-year lease agreement to the Eastern Cape Netball Association for the development to go through. The agreement was... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Buffalo schools preparing for influx of students from Puerto Ricoof Buffalo tells 2 On Your Side there are now multiple donation centers accepti
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 18 days ago
of Buffalo tells 2 On Your Side there are now multiple donation centers accepting donations through Friday, October 6: - Buffalo City Hall - County Buildings - The Belle Center - St. Anthony’s Church in Lackawanna A number of Buffalo City... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
BCM in labour fight over festival costsBuffalo City Metro is embroiled in a controversial new arbitration case after f
Daily Dispatch / Posted 18 days ago
Buffalo City Metro is embroiled in a controversial new arbitration case after firing a senior manager last month for an R847952 payment made in 2014 to host the Buyel’Ekhaya Music Festival at the Buffalo Park Cricket Stadium. The Buyel’Ekhaya Music... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Eastern Cape ANC conference gets off to a slow startunderstands that the meeting stalled as a result of disputes arising from the D
Daily Dispatch / Posted 19 days ago
understands that the meeting stalled as a result of disputes arising from the Dr Rubusane region (formerly known as Buffalo City Region) and Amathole region. Amathole region is the second biggest region in the province after OR Tambo... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Payment averts Childline crunchfaced having its phone lines cut as it was unable to pay its Telkom bill. The
Daily Dispatch / Posted 19 days ago
faced having its phone lines cut as it was unable to pay its Telkom bill. The organisation and several other NPOs in the Buffalo City Metro and Nelson Mandela Bay Metro had been in dire financial straits after having their budgets cut by the... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
BCM in prepaid power battleA court row is brewing between two companies vying to sell prepaid electricity
Daily Dispatch / Posted 19 days ago
A court row is brewing between two companies vying to sell prepaid electricity online to Buffalo City Metro customers. A court row is brewing between two companies vying to sell prepaid electricity online to Buffalo City Metro customers. There was... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Day of local and national protests erupt in fire and lootingyesterday, about 200 Breidbach residents burnt tyres on the N2 and pelted cars
Daily Dispatch / Posted 19 days ago
yesterday, about 200 Breidbach residents burnt tyres on the N2 and pelted cars with stones – forcing police and Buffalo City Metro law enforcement to fire rubber bullets and use tear gas to disperse them. Two people were arrested for... Read more
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