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WJTV Jackson
10 Most Endangered Historic Places in Mississippiis the 2017 list: Nominated by Scott Griffin A bustling river port before the
WJTV Jackson / Posted 4 hours ago
is the 2017 list: Nominated by Scott Griffin A bustling river port before the Civil Way, Rodney was largely abandoned when the Mississippi River changed course in the 1870s. The town is now a popular stop for intrepet tourists, but few... Read more
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The Morning Call
Pennsylvania Senate to vote on bill allowing possible sale of Allentown State Hospitalthe old Allentown State Hospital to a private developer. Sponsored by Sen. Pat
The Morning Call / Posted 6 hours ago
the old Allentown State Hospital to a private developer. Sponsored by Sen. Pat Browne, R-Lehigh, the bill would allow the Department of General Services to begin negotiating a sale of the 195.2-acre acre site to TCA Properties, a Doylestown... Read more
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The Star
Cherryville passes tough tobacco control ordinanceneighbors has followed suit. Cherryville town commissioners this month approve
The Star / Posted 6 hours ago
neighbors has followed suit. Cherryville town commissioners this month approved a new ordinance that prohibits smoking and the use of all tobacco products in all municipal buildings, vehicles, grounds and parks. Their action will also ban... Read more
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Gulf News
Hamdan Bin Mohammad visits Dubai MunicipalityHamdan instructs municipality to formulate a housing plan Dubai: Emirati housi
Gulf News / Posted 8 hours ago
Hamdan instructs municipality to formulate a housing plan Dubai: Emirati housing is very important to us and is part of our social development efforts to provide a dignified life for all, said Shaikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai... Read more
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The Addison County Independent
Vandals hit Middlebury campusCourtesy the MIddlebury Campus MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury College community w
The Addison County Independent / Posted 9 hours ago
Courtesy the MIddlebury Campus MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury College community woke up to widespread vandalism on Saturday, Oct. 14, after an unknown individual(s) spray-painted condemnations of the college at eight locations on campus. One of the... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Parkside to Miss Funding Deadline but Won’t Give Uphopes of making the $17 million in private funding deadline. “It’s going to ta
New Haven Independent / Posted 9 hours ago
hopes of making the $17 million in private funding deadline. “It’s going to take more than one more hearing,” said Chuck Andres (pictured), who chairs the Planning and Zoning (P&Z) Commission. He reached that conclusion after 3 and 1/2 hours of... Read more
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New York Magazine
My New York: New York Magazine’s 50th Anniversary IssueEveryone builds their own New York, mostly out of the people who surround them.
New York Magazine / Posted 22 hours ago
Everyone builds their own New York, mostly out of the people who surround them. But everyone shares the sidewalks, too. And we trade apartments, sometimes finding someone else’s peroxided hair between the floorboards. We fight over cabs (and... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Senators: Catch Maute collaborators, protectorsMANILA, Philippines — Senators yesterday pressed the government to pursue incum
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
MANILA, Philippines — Senators yesterday pressed the government to pursue incumbent and former local officials in Marawi City and other localities in Mindanao who helped the Maute group lay siege to the city. Senators Juan Miguel Zubiri and Gregorio... Read more
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Pilipino Star
State universities, colleges to get P120 M for upgradeMANILA, Philippines — To support the implementation of free tuition in state co
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
MANILA, Philippines — To support the implementation of free tuition in state colleges and universities, these SUCs will have an across-the-board increase in capital outlay of P10 million each in the proposed P3.7-trillion national budget for 2018,... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
St. Johns County Commission asks who has link with state for Matthew recovery, consultant says ‘We would hope you did’to Matthew as well as Hurricane Irma. At their previous meeting, commissioners
The St. Augustine Record / Posted yesterday
to Matthew as well as Hurricane Irma. At their previous meeting, commissioners requested an update on where things stand with the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s public assistance program, through which the county is seeking... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
October 22, 2017Printed Letters: Superintendent urges support of 3A and 3B I am writing to a
The Daily Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Printed Letters: Superintendent urges support of 3A and 3B I am writing to ask for and explain the importance of your support of ballot measures 3A and 3B. As the new superintendent of District 51, I have had the opportunity to... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Residents work toward historic districtin the neighborhood was decorated differently — some sporting Halloween decorat
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted yesterday
in the neighborhood was decorated differently — some sporting Halloween decorations, others with plywood over the windows and doors. Jefferson City residents are working toward making the area between East McCarty, Lafayette, East Miller and... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
The Youngstown mayoral candidates say people don’t have confidence in city governmentYOUNGSTOWN The four mayoral candidates say people lack confidence in city gove
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted yesterday
YOUNGSTOWN The four mayoral candidates say people lack confidence in city government, and all said they would be the best person to restore it. Seeking to succeed John A. McNally as mayor are Jamael “Tito” Brown, who beat the incumbent in the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Is it the end for Arroceros Park?That anyone has to fight for the preservation of the last urban forest in these
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
That anyone has to fight for the preservation of the last urban forest in these times of severe climate change, and in polluted Manila, is beyond me. But the creator of the forest, the Winner Foundation, of which I am a member, soon after and... Read more
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ABC News
After Raqqa's liberation, 'a tough fight still lies ahead' against ISISInterested in ISIS?Add ISIS as an interest to stay up to date on the latest ISI
ABC News / Posted 3 days ago
Interested in ISIS?Add ISIS as an interest to stay up to date on the latest ISIS news, video, and analysis from ABC News. Syrian Democratic Forces, who fought for months to reclaim the city, celebrated in Naim Square this week -- driving trucks and... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Shake it outearthquake struck at 10:19 a.m, centered somewhere in the Bootheel of Missouri.
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
earthquake struck at 10:19 a.m, centered somewhere in the Bootheel of Missouri. The shaking lasted for about 45 seconds, and was felt as far away as the East Coast. The most severe damage occurred in the areas of Missouri, Illinois, Arkansas,... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Universal Credit chaos has claimants desperately calling out for helpin the chamber of the House of Commons , Alex was telling claimants their benef
Daily Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
in the chamber of the House of Commons , Alex was telling claimants their benefits had been slashed in the changeover – and wouldn’t be arriving at all for a minimum of 42 days. “Most people react in confusion and disbelief,” says Alex. He... Read more
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Columbia Star
Public Notices | www.thecolumbiastar.com | Columbia StarNo.15-CP-40-0103 BY VIRTUE of a decree heretofore granted in the case of: Wells
Columbia Star / Posted 4 days ago
No.15-CP-40-0103 BY VIRTUE of a decree heretofore granted in the case of: Wells Fargo Bank, NA vs. Tremaine I. Jacobs ; Candice K. McKinney Jacobs; Windsor Lake Park Homeowners Association, Inc.; , I, the undersigned Master for Richland County,... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
Park Board approves $612K bond issueto support district expenses for 2018. Board President John Hemingway said he a
McDonough County Voice / Posted 4 days ago
to support district expenses for 2018. Board President John Hemingway said he already has an offer for purchase of the general obligation limited park bonds at a rate of 1.2 percent interest. "The bonds we sell this year pay for next year,"... Read more
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Newsweek
After Vietnam War, a U.S. army intel officer returned to track down an enemy spyHe takes me along the harbor, once a major port for U.S. Navy ships, then past
Newsweek / Posted 5 days ago
He takes me along the harbor, once a major port for U.S. Navy ships, then past the site of the former U.S. military command, now occupied by the towering regional headquarters of the Vietnamese Communist Party. Beside him is my minder from the... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
Macomb City Council OKs fee hikes for 2018for liquor licenses, rental property registrations, building permits, plumbing
McDonough County Voice / Posted 5 days ago
for liquor licenses, rental property registrations, building permits, plumbing inspections, development site reviews and cemetery services. Alderman Dennis Moon said Macomb's fees would still be lower than those of most other communities its... Read more
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Minda News
Military to Marawi bakwits: “Please be patient”(internally displaced persons or IDPs) to Marawi will still take some time beca
Minda News / Posted 5 days ago
(internally displaced persons or IDPs) to Marawi will still take some time because “there is a need to clear all these buildings of all unexploded ordnance (UXO) as well as IEDs (improvised explosive devices) that may have been left by these... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Westside plans pavilion for recreation areaWest Rutland hopes to construct a pavilion at its recreation area similar to th
Rutland Herald / Posted 5 days ago
West Rutland hopes to construct a pavilion at its recreation area similar to this one from Morton Buildings. PROVIDED PHOTO WEST RUTLAND — A pavilion is next on the to-do list for the West Rutland recreation area. The town has received a $15,000... Read more
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Daily Liberal
A hospital for the futureNEW LOOK HOSPITAL: An artist's impression of Dubbo Hospital after stage three a
Daily Liberal / Posted 5 days ago
NEW LOOK HOSPITAL: An artist's impression of Dubbo Hospital after stage three and four redevelopment includes a new three-storey building and about 100 "new or reconfigured" car parking spaces. Photo: contributed Health Infrastructure (HI) is... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
High rise school plans pannedDepartment of Education’s flagship high rise school plans panned by City of Syd
Daily Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
Department of Education’s flagship high rise school plans panned by City of Sydney | News Local Invalid postcode. Sorry we couldn't find a match for that, please try again Breaking News Entertainmentnav_small_right Miranda Devine Piers... Read more
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The Temple News
Before the homes become rubble - Longformtottering around the parking lot. So much had happened in that parking lot, the
The Temple News / Posted 6 days ago
tottering around the parking lot. So much had happened in that parking lot, the 77 year old said — prom sendoffs, college and high school graduation parties, birthday parties, even a wedding reception. “I don’t know,” she said. “My grandkids,... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Job training in prison has gone way beyond stamping license platesWithin the razor wire fences of Folsom State Prison, Andreawanna Clemmons stare
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 7 days ago
Within the razor wire fences of Folsom State Prison, Andreawanna Clemmons stared at a computer, filling her screen and mind with architectural designs. “I’m working on a homeless shelter,” said Clemmons, 25, who is serving time for her role in a... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Zuma will evade justicea process that will take “at least four years”. Highly placed sources within t
News 24 South Africa / Posted 8 days ago
a process that will take “at least four years”. Highly placed sources within the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) and security cluster told City Press on Friday that huge pitfalls in the way of a successful prosecution include the fact... Read more
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TribLIVE
Wave of threats rattles Western Pa. schools early in yearthe case in the Bethel Park School District last week, where administrators dec
TribLIVE / Posted 8 days ago
the case in the Bethel Park School District last week, where administrators decided to cancel classes on Thursday, Oct. 12, and Monday, Oct. 16, because of written and online threats against several school buildings. Classes were held Friday, but... Read more
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The Manila Times
Hanjin lands PH in Top 5 shipbuilding countriesAs a former US naval base, Subic is ideal for marine and shipbuilding industrie
The Manila Times / Posted 9 days ago
As a former US naval base, Subic is ideal for marine and shipbuilding industries. Its deep waters, calm seas, skilled workforce and attractive incentives for manufacturers in the export processing zone has made it perfect for Hanjin Heavy Industries... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
Getting in a tiff over TIFsIt seems the city wants to redevelop its downtown, in part by demolishing histo
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
It seems the city wants to redevelop its downtown, in part by demolishing history, as expressed in the form of historic buildings (a favorite pastime in Wisconsin) and in part by building a state-of-the-art arts center. And they want to fork out a... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Building maintenance, special ed cited as top Lowell school needsspecial ed cited as top Lowell school needs This is the fourth of five questio
Lowell Sun / Posted 9 days ago
special ed cited as top Lowell school needs This is the fourth of five questions posed to Lowell School Committee candidates and their responses. The series concludes Sunday. Today's question: What is the most pressing capital improvement... Read more
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Boston Globe
Looking to give low-income shoppers MORE MENU OPTIONSA quick bus ride from her Roxbury home can bring Jocelyne Joseph closer to the
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
A quick bus ride from her Roxbury home can bring Jocelyne Joseph closer to the familiar food of her native Haiti. Standing in the produce section of Tropical Foods supermarket, Joseph picks up a breadfruit, a bumpy, green, nutrient-rich staple of the... Read more
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TribLIVE
As wildfires rage, weary Californians try to find all that’s lostCalif. — They are trying to find lost loved ones, to sift through the ashes of
TribLIVE / Posted 10 days ago
Calif. — They are trying to find lost loved ones, to sift through the ashes of their homes, to count, identify and mourn the dozens of dead — all while the wildfires rage on. Communities in Northern California prepared for another day... Read more
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Philly.com
A wall of parking garages on the Schuylkill waterfront? In 2017, we know better— the smart ones, anyway — have increasingly come to recognize that this genera
Philly.com / Posted 11 days ago
— the smart ones, anyway — have increasingly come to recognize that this generation of city dwellers prefers to live and work in buildings with lively ground floors studded with restaurants, retail, and services. Not every project gets the... Read more
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Philly.com
A wall of parking garages on the Schuylkill waterfront? In 2017, we know better— the smart ones, anyway — have increasingly come to recognize that this genera
Philly.com / Posted 11 days ago
— the smart ones, anyway — have increasingly come to recognize that this generation of city dwellers prefers to live and work in buildings with lively ground floors, studded with restaurants, retail, and services. Not every project gets the... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Thousands more evacuated as Wine Country blazes spread and death toll hits 23The ferocious fires in the Wine Country and beyond destroyed new territory on m
Stamford Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
The ferocious fires in the Wine Country and beyond destroyed new territory on multiple fronts Wednesday, threatening communities untouched by the previous onslaught — including the cities of Sonoma, Napa, Calistoga and Fairfield — and prompting... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Thousands more evacuated as Wine Country blazes spread and death toll hits 23The ferocious fires in the Wine Country and beyond destroyed new territory on m
Connecticut Post / Posted 11 days ago
The ferocious fires in the Wine Country and beyond destroyed new territory on multiple fronts Wednesday, threatening communities untouched by the previous onslaught — including the cities of Sonoma, Napa, Calistoga and Fairfield — and prompting... Read more
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Bizjournals
The Amazon Effect: From corporate parks to city neighborhoods, its real estate tentacles are far-reachingaccess to many of region’s major arteries such as the Pennsylvania Turnpike, Bl
Bizjournals / Posted 12 days ago
access to many of region’s major arteries such as the Pennsylvania Turnpike, Blue Route, Schuylkill Expressway, Routes 202 and 422. Same goes for 2251 Cabot Blvd. in Langhorne. The 104,000-square-foot building is minutes from I-95, I-295, Route 1... Read more
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Bizjournals
Amazon.com's mega-warehouse promises jobs and prosperity, but can it deliver?A desolate patch of land in one of South Florida's poorest communities is under
Bizjournals / Posted 12 days ago
A desolate patch of land in one of South Florida's poorest communities is undergoing a major transformation, set to become by this time next year the home of Amazon.com's newest high-tech warehouse. The 855,000-square-foot fulfillment center – the... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Fight Club: Dark secrets of Florida juvenile justicehad just returned to Module 9 of the Miami juvenile lockup from the dining hall
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
had just returned to Module 9 of the Miami juvenile lockup from the dining hall when one of them hit Elord Revolte high and hard. More of the boys jumped in, punching and slamming him over and over, then pile-driving his 135-pound body. One... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Live updates: 170,000 acres on fire in Calif., Wine County deaths at 17California wildfires have burned nearly 170,000 acres: There are now at least 2
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 12 days ago
California wildfires have burned nearly 170,000 acres: There are now at least 22 wildfires across the state burning tens and thousands of acres, according to Cal Fire officials. At least 17 people have died in fires in Sonoma, Napa, Mendocino and... Read more
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The Shelter Island Reporter
Town Board hammering out 2018 budgetHighway Superintendent and Public Works Commissioner Jay Card Jr. and secretary
The Shelter Island Reporter / Posted 12 days ago
Highway Superintendent and Public Works Commissioner Jay Card Jr. and secretary Debra Speeches presented their 2018 budget request to the Town Board this week. With hearings on the 2018 budget under way at Town Hall, numbers have not yet been... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Live updates: Gusts expected to fuel Wine Country fires that have killed 17evident. Pictures captured by a drone in Santa Rosa showed that entire district
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 12 days ago
evident. Pictures captured by a drone in Santa Rosa showed that entire districts had been destroyed – including a hotel and a mobile home park. Moving at high speed, the fires have left at least 17 people dead and about 150 unaccounted for,... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Southern California fire 40 percent contained- The Latest on wildfires in California (all times local): 8:15 p.m. A Southe
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 12 days ago
- The Latest on wildfires in California (all times local): 8:15 p.m. A Southern California wildfire that destroyed 14 buildings - most of them homes - is now 40 percent contained. Fire officials say winds that propelled the blaze across 12.5... Read more
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Tahoe Daily Tribune
The latest on California wildfires: Death toll grows to 17SONOMA, Calif. — The latest on California wildfires: 8:15 p.m. A Southern Cal
Tahoe Daily Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
SONOMA, Calif. — The latest on California wildfires: 8:15 p.m. A Southern California wildfire that destroyed 14 buildings – most of them homes – is now 40 percent contained. Fire officials say winds that propelled the blaze across 12.5 square... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Southern California fire evacuations liftedCalifornia, most evacuation orders have been lifted as firefighters successfull
Lake Placid News / Posted 12 days ago
California, most evacuation orders have been lifted as firefighters successfully battle a wildfire that destroyed 14 buildings, most of them homes. Thousands of people in Tustin, Orange and Anaheim were allowed to begin returning home... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Southern California fire 40 percent contained— The Latest on wildfires in California (all times local): 8:15 p.m. A Southe
Lake Placid News / Posted 12 days ago
— The Latest on wildfires in California (all times local): 8:15 p.m. A Southern California wildfire that destroyed 14 buildings — most of them homes — is now 40 percent contained. Fire officials say winds that propelled the blaze across 12.5... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Death toll in California wildfires reaches 17two additional deaths there late Tuesday. That brings the county's total to 11.
Lake Placid News / Posted 12 days ago
two additional deaths there late Tuesday. That brings the county's total to 11. The other six are spread among Napa, Yuba and Mendocino counties. The Sheriff's Office released only the names of the streets where the deceased were discovered, and... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
Southern California fire 40 percent contained- The Latest on wildfires in California (all times local): 8:15 p.m. A Southe
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 12 days ago
- The Latest on wildfires in California (all times local): 8:15 p.m. A Southern California wildfire that destroyed 14 buildings - most of them homes - is now 40 percent contained. Fire officials say winds that propelled the blaze across 12.5... Read more
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