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Peoria Journal Star
How the Green Bay Packers could have been Chicago's home teamMick Zawislak of the Daily Herald Were it not for the action of an enterprisin
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 22 minutes ago
Mick Zawislak of the Daily Herald Were it not for the action of an enterprising lawyer 200 years ago, the northern portion of Illinois would have the badger as the state animal and Green Bay Packers as the home football team. Indeed, the shrewd... Read more
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The Manila Times
Steve Stricker spending more time in Naples ahead of QBE Shootoutand watched a bit of Tiger Woods’ return to golf this week. Stricker will be p
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
and watched a bit of Tiger Woods’ return to golf this week. Stricker will be playing in his first tournament since the Northern Trust Open in late August. “A bit rusty,” he said. “I’ve been down here for a couple of days and trying to get as... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Olson: Public funds more important than tax dollarsand the right to vote are extended to all, regardless of how much they pay in t
Daily Chronicle / Posted yesterday
and the right to vote are extended to all, regardless of how much they pay in taxes. Consider the situation this week at Northern Illinois University. Many people were angry at the $600,000 settlement the university agreed to pay former President... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Oregon senior Finch led Hawks on and off the courther in practice every day. Nelson said that what immediately stood out to her w
SaukValley.com / Posted yesterday
her in practice every day. Nelson said that what immediately stood out to her was Finch’s tendency to play as hard as she could. Facing one of the best blockers in the area every day in practice helped Nelson become a better hitter. Facing one of... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
How ParqEx differs from SpotHero, ParkWhiz: private garage spotsA native of Mumbai, he relocated in 1998 to River North, where he found everyth
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 2 days ago
A native of Mumbai, he relocated in 1998 to River North, where he found everything he needed, "except for parking spots I could actually park in," he says. Many parking tickets and tows later, he drew on his software development background—and... Read more
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Northwest Herald
NIU Board of Trustees again approves former President Doug Baker's $600K severance packageDeKALB – The $600,000 severance package awarded to former Northern Illinois Uni
Northwest Herald / Posted 2 days ago
DeKALB – The $600,000 severance package awarded to former Northern Illinois University President Doug Baker, which was invalidated by a judge last month, was re-approved by the NIU Board of Trustees during its Thursday meeting. The original... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
NIU Board of Trustees again approves former President Doug Baker's $600K severance packageDeKALB – The $600,000 severance package awarded to former Northern Illinois Uni
Daily Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
DeKALB – The $600,000 severance package awarded to former Northern Illinois University President Doug Baker, which was invalidated by a judge last month, was re-approved by the NIU Board of Trustees during its Thursday meeting. The original... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Diplomatic dreams: Dixon grad aspires to be Señor EmbajadorCHICAGO – Thanks to a highly competitive U.S. State Department program, a Unive
SaukValley.com / Posted 2 days ago
CHICAGO – Thanks to a highly competitive U.S. State Department program, a University of Illinois at Chicago Honors College senior from Dixon is one step closer to fulfilling a family and personal aspiration – to become a diplomat. Christopher Kooy,... Read more
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SaukValley.com
NIU board reapproves $600K severanceFormer Northern Illinois University President Doug Baker fidgets with his glass
SaukValley.com / Posted 2 days ago
Former Northern Illinois University President Doug Baker fidgets with his glasses at a Board of Trustees meeting June 15 in DeKalb. Northern Illinois University's Board of Trustees once again voted to approve former President Doug Baker's $600,000... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
Role players shine for Leathernecks; defense leading the waypart of the season, it has been Brandon Gilbeck, Dalan Ancrum and Kobe Webster
McDonough County Voice / Posted 2 days ago
part of the season, it has been Brandon Gilbeck, Dalan Ancrum and Kobe Webster who have led the charge for the Western Illinois men's basketball team. But on Wednesday night, Ancrum and Gilbeck picked up early fouls and American University was... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Former Aquin standout ready for bigger role at Maryvillekills this year. But, like all athletes, she has plans to get better. "I want
The Journal-Standard / Posted 2 days ago
kills this year. But, like all athletes, she has plans to get better. "I want to be more aggressive," said the Maryville University sophomore. "I feel like I could have pushed myself a little bit more. I need to get stronger and hit with more... Read more
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TribLIVE
Florida college prep administrator chosen to helm Winchester Thurston Schoolofficial start date to discuss the transition, Fech said by phone Thursday from
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
official start date to discuss the transition, Fech said by phone Thursday from his office in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. at NSU University School, a private preK-12 school where he serves as upper school director. “The exciting part is that the WT... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Northern Illinois University board upholds $600K severance for ousted presidentNorthern Illinois University trustees on Thursday affirmed a decision made this
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
Northern Illinois University trustees on Thursday affirmed a decision made this past summer that gave ousted President Doug Baker a severance package worth more than $600,000. Thursday’s vote comes after a judge’s ruling that the board violated the... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
NIU board re-approves Baker's $600K severance packageDeKALB – Northern Illinois University's Board of Trustees once again voted to a
Daily Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
DeKALB – Northern Illinois University's Board of Trustees once again voted to approve former President Doug Baker's $600,000 severance agreement during Thursday's meeting after a DeKalb County judge declared it null and void last month. The original... Read more
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Northwest Herald
$600K severance for former Northern Illinois University president a wasteWe hope some people show up at the Northern Illinois University Board of Truste
Northwest Herald / Posted 3 days ago
We hope some people show up at the Northern Illinois University Board of Trustees meeting Thursday to share their opinions on the $600,000 severance deal the board gave former President Doug Baker. That’s probably what the board was trying to avoid... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
$600K severance for NIU admin a wasteWe hope some people show up at the Northern Illinois University Board of Truste
Daily Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
We hope some people show up at the Northern Illinois University Board of Trustees meeting Thursday to share their opinions on the $600,000 severance deal the board gave former President Doug Baker. That’s probably what the board was trying to avoid... Read more
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Northwest Herald
$600K severance for NIU admin a wasteWe hope some people show up at the Northern Illinois University Board of Truste
Northwest Herald / Posted 3 days ago
We hope some people show up at the Northern Illinois University Board of Trustees meeting Thursday to share their opinions on the $600,000 severance deal the board gave former President Doug Baker. That’s probably what the board was trying to avoid... Read more
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The State News
Attorney General calls for release of internal investigation resultsIngham County and three in Eaton County — to which he has pleaded guilty. His s
The State News / Posted 4 days ago
Ingham County and three in Eaton County — to which he has pleaded guilty. His sentence hearings for each of these charges could result in a minimum of 25-40 years to life in prison per charge, and are scheduled for Jan. 12 and Jan. 31. He was... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Richtman wins boys cross country POYMAPLE PARK – Over the last four years, Kaneland's Matt Richtman has become a fi
Daily Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
MAPLE PARK – Over the last four years, Kaneland's Matt Richtman has become a fixture in Illinois cross country, from dominating on the course to showing the tenets of leadership, sportsmanship and humility off of it. Richtman excelled to the highest... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
DeKalb County officials outline opioid abuse treatment services during panel discussionDeKALB – Northern Illinois University Police Cmdr. Joseph Przybyla said opioid
Daily Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
DeKALB – Northern Illinois University Police Cmdr. Joseph Przybyla said opioid abuse shows no socioeconomic, racial or gender patterns, and users don't fit any sort of mold, which is why it's important to offer diversion programs and other services... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Colorado professor discusses livestock, challenges of autism at Sycamore lectureSYCAMORE – New equipment is not as important as the people doing the work, Colo
Daily Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
SYCAMORE – New equipment is not as important as the people doing the work, Colorado State University professor Temple Grandin said at a lecture Tuesday at Sycamore High School. In town to give a talk at Northern Illinois University on Wednesday, she... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Advocate plans to merge with Wisconsin hospital giant Auroracountry. Under terms of the planned “50-50 merger” announced Monday, neither s
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
country. Under terms of the planned “50-50 merger” announced Monday, neither system would pay the other cash, and the deal could close by the middle of 2018, pending regulatory approval. A combined health system, to be called Advocate Aurora... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
Passing the torchvery encouraging. Taught me a lot about the insurance business. He looked at me
McDonough County Voice / Posted 6 days ago
very encouraging. Taught me a lot about the insurance business. He looked at me at one point and he said, ‘You know, if I could do it all over again, I’d do it with State Farm, and that’s what I think you should do.’ That set me on my path,” she... Read more
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Smyrna Clayton Sun Times
Travel: Blast off in Huntsville, land in a funky St. Louis museum — Part I of a guide to unique attractions in every U.S. statedelightful way to take in the weird and wonderful sights of the Sonoran Desert.
Smyrna Clayton Sun Times / Posted 7 days ago
delightful way to take in the weird and wonderful sights of the Sonoran Desert. The 21-mile gravel road winds through the northern-most stands of the park’s namesake cactus. (www.nps.gov/orpi/) — Whatever you might think of the 42nd U.S.... Read more
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Dover Post
Travel: Blast off in Huntsville, land in a funky St. Louis museum — Part I of a guide to unique attractions in every U.S. statedelightful way to take in the weird and wonderful sights of the Sonoran Desert.
Dover Post / Posted 7 days ago
delightful way to take in the weird and wonderful sights of the Sonoran Desert. The 21-mile gravel road winds through the northern-most stands of the park’s namesake cactus. (www.nps.gov/orpi/) — Whatever you might think of the 42nd U.S.... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Thumbs-up, thumbs-downnot made much headway. But a new plan for adding native plants and removing inv
Daily Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
not made much headway. But a new plan for adding native plants and removing invasive and unwanted plant species in the area could set the 15.75-acre area on the path to long-term recovery. The Park District also now has an agreement that ComEd must... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Schrader: A lot of people to be thankful forKay, suffered a major stroke in April while we were visiting a classmate in New
Daily Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
Kay, suffered a major stroke in April while we were visiting a classmate in New Glarus, Wisconsin. She was rushed to the University of Wisconsin Medical Center where a team of stroke specialists treated her with the latest technology. Two blood... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Gov. Rauner helps DCEDC celebrate 30 years, county's growing international staturethe County banquet Thursday at Faranda’s Banquet Center in DeKalb. He said the
Daily Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
the County banquet Thursday at Faranda’s Banquet Center in DeKalb. He said the county was the bellwether for the state of Illinois. “How you guys are doing is how the whole state goes,” he said. He lamented the fact that companies are passing up... Read more
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The MidWeek
International autism expert, author Temple Grandin speaking at NIUGrandin, best-selling author and internationally acclaimed speaker, is bringing
The MidWeek / Posted 11 days ago
Grandin, best-selling author and internationally acclaimed speaker, is bringing her insider perspective on autism to Northern Illinois University. She’ll present “Developing Individuals Who Have Different Kinds of Minds,” at 6:30 p.m.... Read more
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The MidWeek
Looking Back for Nov. 29, 2017said that the company had tendered its services to the government when the war
The MidWeek / Posted 11 days ago
said that the company had tendered its services to the government when the war first started, sending all data as to what could be done here. The local man said that his plant was at the disposal of the government at any time the men higher up saw... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Environment notebook'Limited impact' seen near hog farm Researchers in the University of Arkansas
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
'Limited impact' seen near hog farm Researchers in the University of Arkansas System say the stream next to C&H Hog Farms in Newton County has phosphorous and nitrogen levels akin to other similar streams in northern Arkansas. In a research letter... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Nebraska fires Riley after 4-8 record in his third seasonbeen given more time, he understood why Moos made the decision. "The opportuni
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
been given more time, he understood why Moos made the decision. "The opportunity to be here, it's like that old song: I could have missed the pain but I would have had to miss the dance," Riley said. "I loved it. I loved the opportunity to coach... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Class 7A State Championship: Batavia 21, Lake Zurich 14 (OT)with Cooper throwing an interception and two fumbles. On all three turnovers, t
Daily Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
with Cooper throwing an interception and two fumbles. On all three turnovers, the game was tied at 14-14. Lake Zurich couldn't score on any of them. "So what? So what? They happen," Batavia coach Dennis Prion said. "Some were a heck of a... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Nebraska fires Mike Riley after 4-8 record in his 3rd seasonbeen given more time, he understood why Moos made the decision. "The opportuni
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 14 days ago
been given more time, he understood why Moos made the decision. "The opportunity to be here, it's like that old song: I could have missed the pain but I would have had to miss the dance," Riley said. "I loved it. I loved the opportunity to coach... Read more
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The Columbian
Nebraska fires Mike Riley after three seasonsbeen given more time, he understood why Moos made the decision. “The opportuni
The Columbian / Posted 15 days ago
been given more time, he understood why Moos made the decision. “The opportunity to be here, it’s like that old song: I could have missed the pain but I would have had to miss the dance,” Riley said. “I loved it. I loved the opportunity to coach... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Notre Dame-Wisconsin football series was a long time in the makingstudents to play football. The second is the competitive ramifications for the
Chicago Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
students to play football. The second is the competitive ramifications for the game. The third is how does it advance the university. What are the connections? I don't know that we could have scheduled a game against an opponent at these venues... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Previewing Batavia vs. Lake Zurich in the 7A state title gameWhen: 4 p.m. Nov. 25 hosted at Huskie Stadium at Northern Illinois University.
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 16 days ago
When: 4 p.m. Nov. 25 hosted at Huskie Stadium at Northern Illinois University. How they got here: Batavia defeated Glenbard North, Wheaton North, Lincoln-Way West and Benet to vie for the 7A state title. The Bulldogs defeated Wheaton North in the... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
From tour guide to bird counter, Beth Chato keeps busy at 85a group of third-graders on a tour of Busey Woods in her younger years, BETH CH
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 17 days ago
a group of third-graders on a tour of Busey Woods in her younger years, BETH CHATO got the question that only a schoolkid could get away with asking. How old are you, anyway? "At the time I was 73, so I told him that," Chato says. He said:... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Heimerman: Thankful for lawsuit, ruling on former NIU presidentjust like Misty Haji-Sheikh, who won her lawsuit Wednesday looking to block the
Daily Chronicle / Posted 17 days ago
just like Misty Haji-Sheikh, who won her lawsuit Wednesday looking to block the $600,000 or so severance package for former Northern Illinois University President Doug Baker, I'm not clear on how the courts can extract the estimated $570,000 that... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Wait, or too late? ACC coaches debate the practicality of hiring bans until bowl games are completed.Justin Fuente said, “it’s a painful process for everybody involved.” Doeren sa
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 18 days ago
Justin Fuente said, “it’s a painful process for everybody involved.” Doeren said it was difficult for him to leave the Northern Illinois team that won the MAC and played Florida State in the Orange Bowl in 2012. “I wish many times over I could... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Cop acknowledges woman close by when he opened fire at bat-wielding teen, killing bothDepartment spokesman Bill McCaffrey declined to comment, citing the pending lit
Chicago Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
Department spokesman Bill McCaffrey declined to comment, citing the pending litigation. Lawyers for the Jones family could not be reached for comment. The Civilian Office of Police Accountability, which investigates shootings by Chicago... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Ferguson: Special teams also a factor in Dunlap's run to the football title gameConference in a football state championship game, joining Metamora, Washington
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 18 days ago
Conference in a football state championship game, joining Metamora, Washington and Limestone. "I don’t know if anyone could have envisioned this for Dunlap," Cazalet said, "and for us to be here is a credit to our kids, the community and our... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
With holiday and long trip, WIU faces busy weeksomewhat local for all teams. The committee would prefer a bus ride to a plane
McDonough County Voice / Posted 19 days ago
somewhat local for all teams. The committee would prefer a bus ride to a plane flight, but unfortunately for the Western Illinois football team, there was no team that locally matched up with the Leathernecks to keep WIU close to... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Village officials receive input from community on Elburn's future“Just darn wonderful!” The planning process, facilitated by representatives fr
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 19 days ago
“Just darn wonderful!” The planning process, facilitated by representatives from the Center for Governmental Studies at Northern Illinois University, had begun weeks earlier with focus groups consisting of business and civic leaders, residents... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
DeKalb School District 428 to vote on diversity plan, impact feesboard, a group of District 428 social justice-trained educators will write the
Daily Chronicle / Posted 19 days ago
board, a group of District 428 social justice-trained educators will write the plan with the assistance of James Cohen of Northern Illinois University and J.Q. Adams of Western Illinois University, who conducted the research. Ken Anderson,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Summertime storms in America to get 'wet and wild'Seaboard. They found, for example, that at the end of the century, intense MCS
Daily Mail / Posted 19 days ago
Seaboard. They found, for example, that at the end of the century, intense MCSs over an area the size of New York City could drop 60 percent more rain than a severe present-day system. That amount is equivalent to adding six times the annual... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
NIU union members protest for a fair contractDeKALB – Chants of "Hey hey, ho ho, union busting's got to go" could be heard a
Daily Chronicle / Posted 20 days ago
DeKALB – Chants of "Hey hey, ho ho, union busting's got to go" could be heard around Northern Illinois University's Altgeld Hall on Monday, as more than 150 union-backed employees protested for a fair contract. Tracey Abman, associate director for... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
428 to vote on diversity plan, impact feesby the board, a group of D-428 social justice-trained educators will write the
Daily Chronicle / Posted 20 days ago
by the board, a group of D-428 social justice-trained educators will write the plan with the assistance of James Cohen of Northern Illinois University and J.Q. Adams of Western Illinois University, who conducted the research. Ken Anderson,... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Griffins’ ‘D’ takes down mighty Hawksother way as the Griffins prevailed, 24-14, to earn a spot in next Saturday nig
Daily Chronicle / Posted 20 days ago
other way as the Griffins prevailed, 24-14, to earn a spot in next Saturday night’s 8A championship game against Loyola at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb. Safety Max Cesario stormed in to block the 44-yard field-goal attempt and cornerback... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
'She was adventurous': Remembering a fixture in local musicDeKALB – For years, Shirley Hamilton Nehring, formerly of DeKalb, used to host
Daily Chronicle / Posted 22 days ago
DeKALB – For years, Shirley Hamilton Nehring, formerly of DeKalb, used to host out-of-town Northern Illinois University music students in her home. She didn't provide just shelter, but helped students buy the instruments they needed. Sometimes she... Read more
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