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The Courier Mail
Have fun and learn this summeryour child’s maths, word and problem-solving skills.NUMBER MAGIC WHEN Kevin Ma
The Courier Mail / Posted 26 minutes ago
your child’s maths, word and problem-solving skills.NUMBER MAGIC WHEN Kevin Mackay was teaching a Year 6 class in Ballarat, he wanted them to learn about numbers. So he took them out to one of his old cars, popped the bonnet, opened the... Read more
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The Courier
BCA firsts review: Red Caps too good for RoostersNorth Ballarat lost a few early wickets, but recovered to be 3-73 in the run ch
The Courier / Posted 42 minutes ago
North Ballarat lost a few early wickets, but recovered to be 3-73 in the run chase. However, that’s when things really turned in favour of Wendouree, which got on top to dismiss the Roosters for 142 inside 42 overs.... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Have fun and learn this summeryour child’s maths, word and problem-solving skills.NUMBER MAGIC WHEN Kevin Ma
Adelaide Now / Posted 50 minutes ago
your child’s maths, word and problem-solving skills.NUMBER MAGIC WHEN Kevin Mackay was teaching a Year 6 class in Ballarat, he wanted them to learn about numbers. So he took them out to one of his old cars, popped the bonnet, opened the... Read more
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The Courier
Grassfire north of Ballarat under control after emergency warningsA grassfire that tore through farmland in Smeaton, north of Ballarat, is now un
The Courier / Posted an hour ago
A grassfire that tore through farmland in Smeaton, north of Ballarat, is now under control, authorities have confirmed. Thick layers of smoke were drifting north towards Campelltown on Saturday and CFA crews were expected to remain on scene late... Read more
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The Courier
Sun, smiles and stouts on display at Ballarat Beer FestivalGolden sunshine and golden ales were in abundance at the Ballarat Beer Festival
The Courier / Posted 2 hours ago
Golden sunshine and golden ales were in abundance at the Ballarat Beer Festival today. Thirty five brewers from Ballarat and beyond poured more than 150 crafts beers at the Lake Wendouree event. Ballarat Beer Festival director Ric Dexter said that... Read more
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The Courier
'It is too late to leave': Fire crews warn residents north of BallaratResidents in towns north of Ballarat have been warned to shelter indoors immedi
The Courier / Posted 3 hours ago
Residents in towns north of Ballarat have been warned to shelter indoors immediately as fire crews battle an out-of-control blaze. "You are in danger, act now to protect yourself. It is too late to leave. The safest option is to take shelter indoors... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
'It is too late to leave': Fire crews warn residents north of BallaratResidents in towns north of Ballarat have been warned to shelter indoors immedi
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 hours ago
Residents in towns north of Ballarat have been warned to shelter indoors immediately as fire crews battle an out-of-control blaze. "You are in danger, act now to protect yourself. It is too late to leave. The safest option is to take shelter indoors... Read more
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The Age
'It is too late to leave': Fire crews warn residents north of BallaratResidents in towns north of Ballarat have been warned to shelter indoors immedi
The Age / Posted 4 hours ago
Residents in towns north of Ballarat have been warned to shelter indoors immediately as fire crews battle an out-of-control blaze. "You are in danger, act now to protect yourself. It is too late to leave. The safest option is to take shelter indoors... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Bushfire threat in northwest Victoriaresidents told it is too late to leave and to take shelter. The fire is travel
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 5 hours ago
residents told it is too late to leave and to take shelter. The fire is travelling north towards Campbelltown, north of Ballarat, with an emergency warning issued by the Country Fire Authority. There are 22 tankers on site and multiple aircraft... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Bushfire threat in northwest Victoriaresidents told it is too late to leave and to take shelter. The fire is travel
The Courier Mail / Posted 5 hours ago
residents told it is too late to leave and to take shelter. The fire is travelling north towards Campbelltown, north of Ballarat, with an emergency warning issued by the Country Fire Authority. There are 22 tankers on site and multiple aircraft... Read more
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News.com.au
Bushfire threat in northwest Victoriaresidents told it is too late to leave and to take shelter. The fire is travel
News.com.au / Posted 5 hours ago
residents told it is too late to leave and to take shelter. The fire is travelling north towards Campbelltown, north of Ballarat, with an emergency warning issued by the Country Fire Authority. There are 22 tankers on site and multiple aircraft... Read more
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The Courier
Fire crews battle out of control grass fire at SmeatonCFA crews are battling an out of control grass fire in Smeaton, north of Ballar
The Courier / Posted 5 hours ago
CFA crews are battling an out of control grass fire in Smeaton, north of Ballarat. Firefighters were called out to the scene following reports of the blaze along Creswick-Newstead Road about 3pm. Police are blocking off the area to traffic as more... Read more
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The Courier
Fire crews battle out of control grass fire at SmeatonCFA crews are battling an out of control grass fire in Smeaton, north of Ballar
The Courier / Posted 5 hours ago
CFA crews are battling an out of control grass fire in Smeaton, north of Ballarat. Firefighters were called out to the scene following reports of the blaze along Creswick-Newstead Road about 3pm. An emergency advice message is being issued for... Read more
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Canberra Times
AFLW: Western Bulldogs' Emma Mackie on the ride of her sporting lifeclub and building those relationships first," Mackie said. With the Bulldogs p
Canberra Times / Posted 7 hours ago
club and building those relationships first," Mackie said. With the Bulldogs playing a practice game against Carlton in Ballarat on Saturday the time everyone is waiting for is near. "It has been coming along really well and [now we're] keen to... Read more
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The North West Star
All star cast from cricket, footy, back Jockeys in fundraiser for families hit by racetrack deathsof Geelong champion and former Brownlow medallist Jimmy Bartel, and English tra
The North West Star / Posted 7 hours ago
of Geelong champion and former Brownlow medallist Jimmy Bartel, and English trainer Archie Alexander, who is now based at Ballarat. Two of the young players taking part are Mitch Goring, the 14-year-old son of late jockey Mark Goring, and Josh... Read more
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The Age
All star cast from cricket, footy, back Jockeys in fundraiser for families hit by racetrack deathsof Geelong champion and former Brownlow medallist Jimmy Bartel, and English tra
The Age / Posted 7 hours ago
of Geelong champion and former Brownlow medallist Jimmy Bartel, and English trainer Archie Alexander, who is now based at Ballarat. Two of the young players taking part are Mitch Goring, the 14-year-old son of late jockey Mark Goring, and Josh... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
All star cast from cricket, footy, back Jockeys in fundraiser for families hit by racetrack deathsof Geelong champion and former Brownlow medallist Jimmy Bartel, and English tra
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 7 hours ago
of Geelong champion and former Brownlow medallist Jimmy Bartel, and English trainer Archie Alexander, who is now based at Ballarat. Two of the young players taking part are Mitch Goring, the 14-year-old son of late jockey Mark Goring, and Josh... Read more
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The Courier
Good snag: fireys talking safety at Bunnings BallaratGlen Park CFA firefighters Darren and Tracey Webber. Picture: Luka Kauzlaric B
The Courier / Posted 7 hours ago
Glen Park CFA firefighters Darren and Tracey Webber. Picture: Luka Kauzlaric Bunnings Ballarat staff are behind the grill today for the hardware store’s annual emergency services volunteer barbecue, which helps raise money for local CFA and SES... Read more
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The Courier
More flexible parking options for Ballarat’s CBD expected this yearNew technology: Slated changes to parking in the Ballarat CBD include tickets t
The Courier / Posted 7 hours ago
New technology: Slated changes to parking in the Ballarat CBD include tickets that are transferable across similar parking zones and parking apps. Picture: Lachlan Bence New changes to Ballarat CBD parking, including a mobile phone payment app and... Read more
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The Age
AFLW: Western Bulldogs' Emma Mackie on the ride of her sporting lifeclub and building those relationships first," Mackie said. With the Bulldogs p
The Age / Posted 9 hours ago
club and building those relationships first," Mackie said. With the Bulldogs playing a practice game against Carlton in Ballarat on Saturday the time everyone is waiting for is near. "It has been coming along really well and [now we're] keen to... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
AFLW: Western Bulldogs' Emma Mackie on the ride of her sporting lifefamily. "We're focused on creating a really good culture at the club and build
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 9 hours ago
family. "We're focused on creating a really good culture at the club and building those relationships first," Mackie said. With the Bulldogs playing a practice game against Carlton in Ballarat on Saturday the time everyone is waiting for is... Read more
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The Courier
Man wanted to avoid drug operation at Rainbow Serpent: Courtafter police allegedly found a large amount of drugs and cash in Mahoney’s vehi
The Courier / Posted 9 hours ago
after police allegedly found a large amount of drugs and cash in Mahoney’s vehicle. Mahoney’s bail application at the Ballarat Magistrates Court on Friday was told police investigators had analysed his mobile telephone, which included... Read more
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The Courier
Anton Golino lines up quartet in Cochran Trotters’ Cup on Ballarat Pacing Cup nightRacing Cardigan trainer Anton Golino sends around four runners in the group 2
The Courier / Posted 11 hours ago
Racing Cardigan trainer Anton Golino sends around four runners in the group 2 $30,000 EB Cochran Trotters’ Cup, 2200m, in Ballarat on Saturday night. Vincennes joins Italian-bred My Tribeca, Heavenly Sister and Glenferrie Burn. Golino’s stable... Read more
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The Age
The Australian Open: Putting players' health above the financial gainDon't get me started on the iconic Australian Open. Or the iconic Ashes Series.
The Age / Posted 21 hours ago
Don't get me started on the iconic Australian Open. Or the iconic Ashes Series. But Terry is an icon. Raeleene Gregory, Ballarat Terry Lane, come back to us. Lesley Dalziel, Seymour Re the Legends of TV Entertainment stamp series: Bert,... Read more
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Herald Sun
Two-day heatwave ending just in time for weekendwere put on V/Line and Metro trains. In some cases, coaches replaced trains on
Herald Sun / Posted 23 hours ago
were put on V/Line and Metro trains. In some cases, coaches replaced trains on a number of services including the Ballarat, Bendigo and Swan Hill, Geelong and Warrnambool, Traralgon and Bairnsdale, and Shepparton lines. Minister for... Read more
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News.com.au
Two-day heatwave ending just in time for weekendwere put on V/Line and Metro trains. In some cases, coaches replaced trains on
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
were put on V/Line and Metro trains. In some cases, coaches replaced trains on a number of services including the Ballarat, Bendigo and Swan Hill, Geelong and Warrnambool, Traralgon and Bairnsdale, and Shepparton lines. Minister for... Read more
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Canberra Times
Melbourne weather: Summer scorcher as mercury tipped to hit 42 degreesare we for another scorching summer? One thousand homes were left without powe
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
are we for another scorching summer? One thousand homes were left without power after an outage in Beaufort, west of Ballarat, believed to have been caused by a car crash. Get set to swelter, or find a way to cool off - like this young man... Read more
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The Courier
Man wanted to avoid drug dog operation at Rainbow Serpent Festivalafter police allegedly found a large amount of drugs and cash in Mahoney’s vehi
The Courier / Posted yesterday
after police allegedly found a large amount of drugs and cash in Mahoney’s vehicle. Mahoney’s bail application at the Ballarat Magistrates Court on Friday was told police investigators had analysed his mobile telephone which included... Read more
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The Courier
Ballarat’s top police reveal survey results for the first timeDrug abuse and youth offending rank as the biggest crime concerns for residents
The Courier / Posted yesterday
Drug abuse and youth offending rank as the biggest crime concerns for residents in Ballarat, according to a survey by Victoria Police, but most think it is a safe city to live in. The new report, which collected the views of more than 2740 people,... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Raceday focus: Flemingtonturnover on the earlier meeting at Moe, which had been shifted from Monday to W
Geelong Advertiser / Posted yesterday
turnover on the earlier meeting at Moe, which had been shifted from Monday to Wednesday, was down 12 per cent on the corresponding meeting the previous year. Next Wednesday’s twilight meeting will be at Ballarat, ­following day races at... Read more
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Herald Sun
Flemingtonturnover on the earlier meeting at Moe, which had been shifted from Monday to W
Herald Sun / Posted yesterday
turnover on the earlier meeting at Moe, which had been shifted from Monday to Wednesday, was down 12 per cent on the corresponding meeting the previous year. Next Wednesday’s twilight meeting will be at Ballarat, ­following day races at... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Flemingtonturnover on the earlier meeting at Moe, which had been shifted from Monday to W
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
turnover on the earlier meeting at Moe, which had been shifted from Monday to Wednesday, was down 12 per cent on the corresponding meeting the previous year. Next Wednesday’s twilight meeting will be at Ballarat, ­following day races at... Read more
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News.com.au
Raceday focus: Flemingtonturnover on the earlier meeting at Moe, which had been shifted from Monday to W
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
turnover on the earlier meeting at Moe, which had been shifted from Monday to Wednesday, was down 12 per cent on the corresponding meeting the previous year. Next Wednesday’s twilight meeting will be at Ballarat, ­following day races at... Read more
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The Courier
Mair, Armstrong streets blocked after crash causes 4WD to rollTraffic in Ballarat’s CBD has been thrown into chaos this evening after a crash
The Courier / Posted yesterday
Traffic in Ballarat’s CBD has been thrown into chaos this evening after a crash on the corner of Armstrong and Mair streets, causing a 4WD to roll onto its side. Emergency services were called the smash after 6pm when a BMW sedan collided with a... Read more
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The Courier
Reassessing a collection: what happens when works need to goUnderstandably after almost 140 years, the Art Gallery of Ballarat has a lot of
The Courier / Posted yesterday
Understandably after almost 140 years, the Art Gallery of Ballarat has a lot of items in storage. Not all of its extensive collection can be displayed at once. The gallery has a lot of exhibition space, but a far larger stock of work and other... Read more
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The Courier
Ballarat rowing regatta features state selection time trialsThe Ballarat regatta season is all set to go on Lake Wendouree State time tria
The Courier / Posted yesterday
The Ballarat regatta season is all set to go on Lake Wendouree State time trials will lead off the opening regatta on Lake Wendouree for the year on Saturday. The Ballarat Rowing Association regatta 2000m trials form part of the state selection... Read more
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The Courier
Ballarat City FC fronts up for another practice gameFINE TUNING: Coach Danny Gnjidic has just a month of pre-season left to have Ba
The Courier / Posted yesterday
FINE TUNING: Coach Danny Gnjidic has just a month of pre-season left to have Ballarat City FC primed for the opening round Ballarat City FC fronts up for another NPL2 West Vic pre-season match at Morshead Park on Saturday. City FC faces Dandenong... Read more
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The Courier
V/Line car park growth tops one metre as fire fears growBallarat commuter vehicles parked in V/Line’s Doveton Street car park are at ri
The Courier / Posted yesterday
Ballarat commuter vehicles parked in V/Line’s Doveton Street car park are at risk of sparking a blaze in a week where people across the state are being urged to take extra caution as fire danger sets in. Fire hazard: Grass at V/Line's Doveton Street... Read more
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The Border Mail
Woman's passion for history unlocks tale for generations to comeWorld War I. Picture: MARK JESSER “There was another document I found which I
The Border Mail / Posted yesterday
World War I. Picture: MARK JESSER “There was another document I found which I misread at first - I thought it was about Ballarat - but the name of the ship was The Ballarat. Arthur sent it home and they received it on July 28 1917. “It gives a... Read more
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The Courier
Thousands without power south of Ballarat as temperature soarshot spell, and into the summer period." EARLIER, 3PM: Thousands of people have
The Courier / Posted yesterday
hot spell, and into the summer period." EARLIER, 3PM: Thousands of people have been left without power to the south of Ballarat. As the temperature soars closer to 40 degrees, many residents in Mt Helen, Buninyong and beyond have been left... Read more
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The Courier
Arcadian winds a vivid highlightItalian harpist Elisabetta Ghebbioni, one of the musicians appearing in several
The Courier / Posted yesterday
Italian harpist Elisabetta Ghebbioni, one of the musicians appearing in several concerts at the Organs of the Ballarat Goldfields Festival, gave an exquisite performance in the Loreto Chapel. Of the three pieces the Phillip Glass “Metamorphosis Two”... Read more
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The Courier
Take a look at the new $24 million Miners Rest saleyardsBallarat’s livestock trade will be fully shifted from Delacombe by July as cons
The Courier / Posted yesterday
Ballarat’s livestock trade will be fully shifted from Delacombe by July as construction on the new state of the art Miners Rest facility ramps up. Grand construction: CVLX regional director James Thompson under the frame of the new Miners Rest... Read more
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The Courier
Huntington to take centre stage in Ballarat AFLW practice matchwill be on new face Izzy Huntington when she lines up for the Western Bulldogs
The Courier / Posted yesterday
will be on new face Izzy Huntington when she lines up for the Western Bulldogs against Carlton in an AFLW practice match in Ballarat on Saturday night. Being the focus of attention goes with the territory when you are a top draft selection. The... Read more
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The Courier
Massive air attack helps contain large grassfire near WaubraCourier has contacted the CFA and will post an update as soon as one comes to h
The Courier / Posted yesterday
Courier has contacted the CFA and will post an update as soon as one comes to hand. It is currently 35.1 degrees in Ballarat. 11.25am: There are now 10 aircraft fighting the fire from the sky. The Large Air Tanker will depart from Avalan... Read more
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The Courier
Massive air attack helps contain large grassfire near WaubraCourier has contacted the CFA and will post an update as soon as one comes to h
The Courier / Posted yesterday
Courier has contacted the CFA and will post an update as soon as one comes to hand. It is currently 35.1 degrees in Ballarat. 11.25am: There are now 10 aircraft fighting the fire from the sky. The Large Air Tanker will depart from Avalan... Read more
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The Courier
YOUR SAY: Why this councillor says Australia Day should be movedas its best virtues and one that would consider changing the date of our nation
The Courier / Posted yesterday
as its best virtues and one that would consider changing the date of our nation day to reflect this. Cr Mark Harris, Ballarat The inevitable celebration of thuggishness that occurs on January 26 makes plausible the tales of violence that... Read more
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The Courier
Mitch Freedman sets sights on Guineas with Bravo TangoBallarat trainer Mitchell Freedman has Guineas ambitions for promising colt Bra
The Courier / Posted yesterday
Ballarat trainer Mitchell Freedman has Guineas ambitions for promising colt Bravo Tango, which begins a new campaign in the Inglis Dash at Flemington on Saturday. BIG PLANS: trainer Mitchell Freedman with his promising three-year-old colt Bravo... Read more
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The Courier
Shadow Sax taking career to new heights going into Ballarat Pacing CupALL SET: stablehand Nora Viljanen with Ballarat Pacing Cup contender Shadow Sax
The Courier / Posted yesterday
ALL SET: stablehand Nora Viljanen with Ballarat Pacing Cup contender Shadow Sax at Emma Stewart's Cardigan training complex. Shadow Sax has it all. He is tough, versatile and has the touch of brilliance he needs to at the top. This is how Clayton... Read more
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The Courier
Three injured after ammunition explodes in eventful Sebastopol shed fireair. CFA crews were called out to the scene on Albert Street about 9pm, findin
The Courier / Posted yesterday
air. CFA crews were called out to the scene on Albert Street about 9pm, finding the structure fully engulfed in flames as Ballarat sweltered through intense heat. Residents were warned to keep the roads clear so emergency services could respond... Read more
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The Courier
Three injured after ammunition explodes in eventful Sebastopol shed fireair. CFA crews were called out to the scene on Albert Street about 9pm, findin
The Courier / Posted yesterday
air. CFA crews were called out to the scene on Albert Street about 9pm, finding the structure fully engulfed in flames as Ballarat sweltered through intense heat. Residents were warned to keep the roads clear so emergency services could respond... Read more
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