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Boston Globe
Logan to offer nonstop flights to Brazil next summermaking it home to the nation’s second largest “foreign born Brazilian populatio
Boston Globe / Posted 3 minutes ago
making it home to the nation’s second largest “foreign born Brazilian population” in the US, according to Massport. Gov. Charlie Baker and Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh welcomed the new route to South America. “Massachusetts is a global... Read more
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Boston Globe
Will Amazon headquarter sweepstakes set off a bidding war among communities?infrastructure investment as more complex sites in other parts of the city. Re
Boston Globe / Posted an hour ago
infrastructure investment as more complex sites in other parts of the city. Regardless of the site, Walsh and Governor Charlie Baker have been adamant that Boston won’t engage in a bidding war it can’t afford. Amazon is, after all, a $136... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
State building $23 million unemployment assistance center in Brocktonstate unemployment assistance office will be built in its place for $23 million
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 3 hours ago
state unemployment assistance office will be built in its place for $23 million, according to the administration of Gov. Charlie Baker. Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito joined Mayor Bill Carpenter in Brockton at Joe Angelo’s Cafe on Wednesday afternoon to... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Opioid prescriptions in Massachusetts have dropped by 28%a prescription for opioids.” It also lets them share that data with 31 states,
WWLP Springfield / Posted 3 hours ago
a prescription for opioids.” It also lets them share that data with 31 states, including all of New England. Governor Charlie Baker said the tool is one of several steps that has helped the state cut down on opioid prescriptions by 28% over... Read more
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Boston Globe
How long is too long for solitary confinement in Massachusetts?a position on the parts of the bill that would affect solitary confinement, off
Boston Globe / Posted 4 hours ago
a position on the parts of the bill that would affect solitary confinement, officials in the administration of Governor Charlie Baker say the current system works pretty well. The Department of Correction has “mental health units as segregation... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
New England cities compete to land Amazon’s new $5B headquartersthis flood of applications from so many New England cities will help or hurt th
Bangor Daily News / Posted 6 hours ago
this flood of applications from so many New England cities will help or hurt the region’s chances. Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker is coordinating a statewide pitch expected to highlight a handful of locations deemed the most competitive, but... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
About 6.5M opioid prescription searches made using new toolto check the Massachusetts Prescription Awareness Tool before writing any new o
WWLP Springfield / Posted 13 hours ago
to check the Massachusetts Prescription Awareness Tool before writing any new opioid prescriptions. Republican Gov. Charlie Baker says the new tool is one of a series of steps the state has taken that has helped reduce opioid prescriptions... Read more
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Boston Globe
Foxborough Democrat Feeney wins Bristol-Norfolk state senate seatcongratulating Feeney, Newton mayor and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Sett
Boston Globe / Posted 23 hours ago
congratulating Feeney, Newton mayor and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Setti Warren took a swipe at incumbent Governor Charlie Baker, who is a Republican. “Though his candidate lost, this election gave us a glimpse of the real Charlie Baker,”... Read more
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Boston Globe
Leading senators say have outline of health insurance dealsolution, ultimately, for health care.” The bipartisan push to save the subsid
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
solution, ultimately, for health care.” The bipartisan push to save the subsidies was supported by Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker, a Republican who has urged Congress to ensure the payments continue. His spokesman, Brendan Moss, said... Read more
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Boston Globe
Mass. bump stock ban proposals to get a hearing at State Housereach a compromise on final language if they want the ban to pass as part of th
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
reach a compromise on final language if they want the ban to pass as part of the supplemental budget. Republican Governor Charlie Baker has already said he would sign a bump stock ban. Moore said Monday that the hearing will “provide members of... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Mass. bio-pharma jobs, investments rose substantially in 2016to developing their proposals. The life sciences industry has also been targete
Lowell Sun / Posted yesterday
to developing their proposals. The life sciences industry has also been targeted for major investment by the state. Gov. Charlie Baker in June proposed a five-year plan to steer $500 million into public infrastructure, research and development,... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Greenfield Fire Chief deployed to assist Puerto Rico hurricane responsepersonnel to assist with hurricane recovery and relief operations in Puerto Ric
WWLP Springfield / Posted yesterday
personnel to assist with hurricane recovery and relief operations in Puerto Rico during this difficult time,” said Governor Charlie Baker. “As we continue to monitor requests for assistance and offer aid to disaster survivors traveling to... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Lowell City Council candidates weigh in on city's effort to combat opiate crisiscommunities in the war on opioid addiction and should continue to work closely
Lowell Sun / Posted yesterday
communities in the war on opioid addiction and should continue to work closely with District Attorney Marian Ryan and Gov. Charlie Baker administration to combat this problem which plagues every community in Massachusetts. Although the most recent... Read more
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Boston Globe
MBTA union says bus outsourcing plan has ‘failed’have pushed back, collecting support from elected officials and running a publi
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
have pushed back, collecting support from elected officials and running a public relations campaign targeting Governor Charlie Baker. The mechanics say contract negotiations and work-rule changes could produce more effective savings. Some... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Baker bill would update Massachusetts wiretap lawviolent crimes,” Kim West, Chief of the Criminal Bureau for Massachusetts Offic
WWLP Springfield / Posted 2 days ago
violent crimes,” Kim West, Chief of the Criminal Bureau for Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General, said. Governor Charlie Baker filed a bill that would expand upon what can be considered wire communication. If passed, it would include use... Read more
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The Herald News
The sky's the limit: Bristol Aggie building 'drone airport'the limit,” said Braga, quoting the AARC’s new motto. The Skills Capital Grant
The Herald News / Posted 2 days ago
the limit,” said Braga, quoting the AARC’s new motto. The Skills Capital Grant Program, which was started by Governor Charlie Baker, awards grants to fund the purchase of capital equipment for vocational, technical, and career pathway... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Baker looking for ways to offset loss in federal health subsidies By Matt Murphy STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE BOSTON -- Gov. Charlie Baker is looki
Lowell Sun / Posted 2 days ago
By Matt Murphy STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE BOSTON -- Gov. Charlie Baker is looking for ways to offset the expected loss of federal subsidies to health insurers through the end of the... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Surgeons reflect on roles in opioid crisissustaining the epidemic, what's currently killing people, it's actually not pre
Lowell Sun / Posted 2 days ago
sustaining the epidemic, what's currently killing people, it's actually not predominantly prescription opioids." Gov. Charlie Baker, who was scheduled to participate Monday afternoon at a National Academy of Medicine panel on opioids in... Read more
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Fortune
Here's How Amazon and Boston Could Win Togetherbid was initially supported by Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, who subsequently balke
Fortune / Posted 2 days ago
bid was initially supported by Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, who subsequently balked at the cost. He and Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker were more successful courting General Electric ge to put its new headquarters in South Boston. Both officials... Read more
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Boston Globe
House rejects bid to specify pot tax money for addiction treatmentthe final marijuana bill because it did not include specific funding for substa
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
the final marijuana bill because it did not include specific funding for substance misuse treatment and called on Governor Charlie Baker to veto the bill for the same reason, said she received a disappointing answer when she asked why the funding... Read more
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Boston Herald
Setti Warren opens HQ for gubernatorial runthese problems continue to pile up and our commuter rail is rated the worst in
Boston Herald / Posted 3 days ago
these problems continue to pile up and our commuter rail is rated the worst in the country, it is clear that Charlie Baker’s focus on privatization without additional revenue is simply not working,” the Newton mayor told supporters... Read more
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Boston Herald
‘Political’ moves renew talk of a Maura Healey run for Corner Office in ’18that she’s padding her resume for a 2018 gubernatorial run, even though she ins
Boston Herald / Posted 3 days ago
that she’s padding her resume for a 2018 gubernatorial run, even though she insists she’s not eyeing a challenge to Gov. Charlie Baker. Healey Friday filed a lawsuit to halt President Trump’s executive order that would cease cost-sharing... Read more
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Boston Herald
‘Political’ moves renew talk of a Healey run for Corner Office in ’18that she’s padding her resume for a 2018 gubernatorial run, even though she ins
Boston Herald / Posted 3 days ago
that she’s padding her resume for a 2018 gubernatorial run, even though she insists she’s not eyeing a challenge to Gov. Charlie Baker. Healey Friday filed a lawsuit to halt President Trump’s executive order that would cease cost-sharing... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Hungry Hill neighbors come together for monument unveilingSPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Governor Charlie Baker came to Springfield Saturday
WWLP Springfield / Posted 4 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Governor Charlie Baker came to Springfield Saturday to help dedicate a monument to honor some special people in the Hungry Hill neighborhood. The governor came to Hungry Hill’s Van Horn Park to help unveil a monument that... Read more
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Boston Globe
GOP’s Lindstrom kicks off Senate campaign, saying Warren isn’t focused on constituentscampaign and appeared on many voters’ TV screens in 2014, when she appeared in
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
campaign and appeared on many voters’ TV screens in 2014, when she appeared in ads for a super PAC backing Republican Charlie Baker. The Groton resident was executive director of the state Lottery in the 1990s and, later, chief of consumer... Read more
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Boston Globe
With factory tour, Baker points to progress at MBTAthe Chinese state-owned firm CRRC — officially opened its factory in Springfiel
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
the Chinese state-owned firm CRRC — officially opened its factory in Springfield, where the trains will be built. Governor Charlie Baker, Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, and MBTA General Manager Luis Ramirez were among the many officials to tour... Read more
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Business Insider
Trump just ignited a battle within the Republican Party about whether to save Obamacareis looking at options to preserve the payments. Sandoval was a critic of multip
Business Insider / Posted 4 days ago
is looking at options to preserve the payments. Sandoval was a critic of multiple GOP Obamacare repeal efforts this year. Charlie Baker, the Republican governor of Massachusetts, echoed similar sentiments. "The governor believes that the Trump... Read more
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Boston Herald
Gov. Baker pays tribute to Vegas victimsGov. Charlie Baker traveled to Las Vegas yesterday, where he paid his respects
Boston Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Gov. Charlie Baker traveled to Las Vegas yesterday, where he paid his respects to the victims of last week’s massacre and laid flowers at the base of a memorial for a Tewksbury woman who was among the 58 people who lost their lives at a crowded... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
MBTA had most commuter train breakdowns in U.S. last yearthey are used to the delays, with one woman saying she doesn’t think complaints
WWLP Springfield / Posted 4 days ago
they are used to the delays, with one woman saying she doesn’t think complaints are being acknowledged. However, Governor Charlie Baker says he is committed to improving the commuter rail. “I said from the day I took office that the Commonwealth... Read more
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Boston Herald
Former MBTA head co-founds VC firmShortsleeve said. Shortsleeve is returning to familiar ground in the venture c
Boston Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Shortsleeve said. Shortsleeve is returning to familiar ground in the venture capital world, where he worked before Gov. Charlie Baker tapped him as the T’s chief administrator in 2015, and later as its interim general manager. He stepped down in... Read more
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Boston Herald
Health care changes a ‘lose, lose, lose’but a nonpartisan analysis predicts it won’t necessarily strip the poor of cove
Boston Herald / Posted 4 days ago
but a nonpartisan analysis predicts it won’t necessarily strip the poor of coverage but would bump up premiums. Gov. Charlie Baker said yesterday he disagreed with President Trump’s action to cut off federal payments to insurers and promised... Read more
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Boston Globe
Lindstrom to target Warren in campaign launchcampaign and appeared on many voters’ TV screens in 2014, when she appeared in
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
campaign and appeared on many voters’ TV screens in 2014, when she appeared in ads for a super PAC backing Republican Charlie Baker. The Groton resident was executive director of the state Lottery in the 1990s and, later, chief of consumer... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Lawmakers calling for criminal justice reformsome concerns about a lot of elements of that legislation and have a very posit
WWLP Springfield / Posted 5 days ago
some concerns about a lot of elements of that legislation and have a very positive sense about other parts of it,” Governor Charlie Baker (R-Massachusetts) said. “We’re a very long way to go here between where we are now and the end of this... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Northampton Community Arts Trust receives grant to continue buildingNORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WWLP) – Governor Charlie Baker awarded the Northampton Comm
WWLP Springfield / Posted 5 days ago
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WWLP) – Governor Charlie Baker awarded the Northampton Community Arts Trust a $500,000 grant so they continue renovating their $7 million building on Hawley Street. Secretary of Housing and Economic Development Jay Ash and Senate... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Western Massachusetts officers deployed to Puerto Rico sent home earlyMEMA continues to work to support Puerto Rico in their recovery process from th
WWLP Springfield / Posted 5 days ago
MEMA continues to work to support Puerto Rico in their recovery process from the recent devastating hurricanes.” Governor Charlie Baker first announced the deployment of Massachusetts police officers to Puerto Rico on October 4. MEMA spokesman... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
House turns down bid to specify pot tax $$$ for addiction treatmentthe final marijuana bill because it did not include specific funding for substa
WWLP Springfield / Posted 5 days ago
the final marijuana bill because it did not include specific funding for substance misuse treatment and called on Gov. Charlie Baker to veto the bill for the same reason, said she received a disappointing answer when she asked why the funding... Read more
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Boston Globe
Baker calls halting Obamacare insurance subsidies ‘wrong decision’Governor Charlie Baker on Friday joined Democrats in denouncing the White House
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
Governor Charlie Baker on Friday joined Democrats in denouncing the White House’s decision to cut off government health care subsidies, and Attorney General Maura Healey said she would sue the Trump administration to try to protect the payments that... Read more
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Lowell Sun
House rejects bid to specify pot tax revenue for addiction treatmentthe final marijuana bill because it did not include specific funding for substa
Lowell Sun / Posted 5 days ago
the final marijuana bill because it did not include specific funding for substance misuse treatment and called on Gov. Charlie Baker to veto the bill for the same reason, said she received a disappointing answer when she asked why the funding... Read more
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Boston Herald
Brian Shortsleeve, former MBTA troubleshooter, launches VC firmShortsleeve said. Shortsleeve is returning to familiar ground in the venture c
Boston Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Shortsleeve said. Shortsleeve is returning to familiar ground in the venture capital world, where he worked before Gov. Charlie Baker tapped him as the T's chief administrator in 2015, and later as its interim general manager. He stepped down in... Read more
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Boston Herald
Charlie Baker's challengers pounce on MBTA 'worst-in-the-nation' reportGov. Charlie Baker is staunchly defending his efforts to reform the MBTA, brush
Boston Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Gov. Charlie Baker is staunchly defending his efforts to reform the MBTA, brushing off a devastating federal report on the system’s breakdown-prone commuter rail as a “long-term problem” that’s immune to quick fixes. But the Republican governor —... Read more
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Boston Globe
Former MBTA chief Shortsleeve raises $180 million for venture capital fundShortsleeve has raised $180 million for a new venture capital fund, returning t
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
Shortsleeve has raised $180 million for a new venture capital fund, returning to the industry he worked in before Governor Charlie Baker asked him to help turn around the state’s ailing transportation system. Shortsleeve’s new firm is M33 Growth... Read more
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Boston Globe
White House to halt health insurance subsidiesfor legislation to guarantee the payment of the subsidies and help stabilize in
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
for legislation to guarantee the payment of the subsidies and help stabilize insurance markets. Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker was among five governors to testify before US senators last month and urge them to keep the payments... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Gov. Baker to pay respects to victims during Las Vegas tripBOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker is heading to Las Vegas to pay h
WWLP Springfield / Posted 6 days ago
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker is heading to Las Vegas to pay his respects at the memorial tribute to the 58 victims of the Oct. 1 mass shooting there, including Tewksbury resident Rhonda LeRocque. The Republican governor will make... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Gov. Baker to pay respects to victims during Las Vegas tripBOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker is heading to Las Vegas to pay h
KTVN Reno / Posted 6 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker is heading to Las Vegas to pay his respects at the memorial tribute to the 58 victims of the Oct. 1 mass shooting there, including Tewksbury resident Rhonda LeRocque. The Republican governor will make... Read more
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Boston Globe
New England news in briefof bump stocks and trigger cranks. The two versions must be reconciled before a
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
of bump stocks and trigger cranks. The two versions must be reconciled before a final bill is sent to Republican Governor Charlie Baker, who has said he would sign a ban if it reaches his desk. (AP) One of Rhode Island’s oldest home care and... Read more
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Boston Globe
The state wants to know: Why are so many being killed by MBTA trains?solutions to the problem. Forget yesterday's news. Get what you need today in
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
solutions to the problem. Forget yesterday's news. Get what you need today in this early-morning email. And Governor Charlie Baker said Thursday the state would “find out if there’s a conversation we can have” with the federal government and... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Massachusetts on its way to banning bump stock gun devices151-3 in favor of a bump stock ban. The two versions must be reconciled before
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 6 days ago
151-3 in favor of a bump stock ban. The two versions must be reconciled before a final bill is sent to Republican Gov. Charlie Baker, who has said he would sign a ban if it reaches his desk. A bump stock fits over the stock and grip of a... Read more
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Boston Globe
Massachusetts on its way to banning bump stock gun devices151-3 in favor of a bump stock ban. The two versions must be reconciled before
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
151-3 in favor of a bump stock ban. The two versions must be reconciled before a final bill is sent to Republican Gov. Charlie Baker, who has said he would sign a ban if it reaches his desk. A bump stock fits over the stock and grip of a... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Massachusetts on its way to banning bump stock gun devices151-3 in favor of a bump stock ban. The two versions must be reconciled before
KTVN Reno / Posted 6 days ago
151-3 in favor of a bump stock ban. The two versions must be reconciled before a final bill is sent to Republican Gov. Charlie Baker, who has said he would sign a ban if it reaches his desk. A bump stock fits over the stock and grip of a... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Massachusetts on its way to banning bump stock gun devices151-3 in favor of a bump stock ban. The two versions must be reconciled before
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 6 days ago
151-3 in favor of a bump stock ban. The two versions must be reconciled before a final bill is sent to Republican Gov. Charlie Baker, who has said he would sign a ban if it reaches his desk. A bump stock fits over the stock and grip of a... Read more
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