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WHAS TV11 Louisville
A look at Vice President Pence's first year in office: key takeawaysnor apparently participating in leaking from multiple warring factions at the W
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 8 hours ago
nor apparently participating in leaking from multiple warring factions at the White House. In fact, his effusive praise of Trump has been much noted – and not often in a good way. In December, conservative columnist Michael Gerson called Pence... Read more
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KERA North Texas
DeVos: 'Common Core Is Dead'; A Large Online Charter School Is Shut DownHello! Welcome to our weekly roundup of all the education news you may have mis
KERA North Texas / Posted 10 hours ago
Hello! Welcome to our weekly roundup of all the education news you may have missed. An online charter school is closing midyear DeVos to AEI: "Common Core is dead" Education Secretary Betsy DeVos called herself a lifelong "outsider" in a keynote... Read more
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FOX News
At Trump's one year mark, he still gets my vote. Here's why A couple of months before the 2016 election, and in the crucible of then-cand
FOX News / Posted 14 hours ago
A couple of months before the 2016 election, and in the crucible of then-candidate Donald Trump’s contretemps with a Muslim Gold Star family, I wrote a piece headlined “Five Reasons a Sane... Read more
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FOX News
At Trump's one year mark, he still gets my vote. Here's whyA couple of months before the 2016 election, and in the crucible of then-candid
FOX News / Posted 14 hours ago
A couple of months before the 2016 election, and in the crucible of then-candidate Donald Trump’s contretemps with a Muslim Gold Star family, I wrote a piece headlined “Five Reasons a Sane Person Might Still Vote for Trump.” Here we are, a year into... Read more
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The Columbian
Trump’s first year a paradox of powerWASHINGTON — In his first year in office, President Donald Trump has frequently
The Columbian / Posted 16 hours ago
WASHINGTON — In his first year in office, President Donald Trump has frequently bent Washington to his will, shattering long-standing norms, plunging politics to a new level of corrosiveness and wielding his executive power to start rolling back his... Read more
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Wayne Post
USDE approves New York's educational planThe state is launching a website to help schools with implementation of the Eve
Wayne Post / Posted 21 hours ago
The state is launching a website to help schools with implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act By Denise Champagne dchampagne@messengerpostmedia.com New York state's plan for the federal Every Student Succeeds Act has been approved by the... Read more
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MPNnow.com
USDE approves New York's educational planThe state is launching a website to help schools with implementation of the Eve
MPNnow.com / Posted 22 hours ago
The state is launching a website to help schools with implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act By Denise Champagne dchampagne@messengerpostmedia.com New York state's plan for the federal Every Student Succeeds Act has been approved by the... Read more
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ajc.com
Feds approve Georgia’s “ESSA” plan for schools Gov. Nathan Deal wouldn’t sign it, but U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos:
ajc.com / Posted 22 hours ago
Gov. Nathan Deal wouldn’t sign it, but U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos: Georgia’s plan to comply with the new federal education law has been approved, her office announced Friday... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Trump bends, but doesn't break, ways of Washington in year 1WASHINGTON (AP) — In his first year in office, President Donald Trump has frequ
Houston Chronicle / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON (AP) — In his first year in office, President Donald Trump has frequently bent Washington to his will, shattering long-standing norms, plunging politics to a new level of corrosiveness and wielding his executive power to start rolling back... Read more
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Business Insider
At Yale, students found to be sexual assailants return to campusShe was with a man she'd met only that night. He'd taken her somewhere off camp
Business Insider / Posted yesterday
She was with a man she'd met only that night. He'd taken her somewhere off campus. But she didn’t know exactly where. She texted three of her friends. She looked around. The place was a mess and it smelled like stale beer. The guy she was with was... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Trump bends, but doesn't break, ways of Washington in year 1WASHINGTON (AP) — In his first year in office, President Donald Trump has frequ
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON (AP) — In his first year in office, President Donald Trump has frequently bent Washington to his will, shattering long-standing norms, plunging politics to a new level of corrosiveness and wielding his executive power to start rolling back... Read more
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The Columbian
No Way to Drain a SwampThe first year of Donald Trump’s presidency has been unconventional. In alterin
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
The first year of Donald Trump’s presidency has been unconventional. In altering the norms of leadership and the norms of the presidency, Trump has reminded both supporters and detractors of why they voted as they did during the 2016 presidential... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
Trump's first year: A look back at the 45th president's ups and downsbillion in funding for a border wall, was introduced in the U.S. House July 28.
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted yesterday
billion in funding for a border wall, was introduced in the U.S. House July 28. This act does not follow through on one of Trump's other promises, which was that Mexico would be held responsible for paying for the wall. In addition to the... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Is this the Golden Age of Drag? Yes. And No.The tour bus full of drag queens sped through rural Wisconsin on a brisk aftern
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
The tour bus full of drag queens sped through rural Wisconsin on a brisk afternoon a few days before Thanksgiving. Mimosas were poured (and refilled), and hair was let down — or taken off. "A Drag Queen Christmas: The Naughty Tour" was underway: a... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Is this the Golden Age of Drag? Yes. And No.The tour bus full of drag queens sped through rural Wisconsin on a brisk aftern
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
The tour bus full of drag queens sped through rural Wisconsin on a brisk afternoon a few days before Thanksgiving. Mimosas were poured (and refilled), and hair was let down — or taken off. "A Drag Queen Christmas: The Naughty Tour" was underway: a... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Missouri gives individual schools authority in new actJEFFERSON CITY – Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has signed off on Missouri'
KOMU Columbia / Posted 2 days ago
JEFFERSON CITY – Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has signed off on Missouri's plans for implementing a new act that focuses on improving support and resources for historically under-performing student groups. It's known as the Every Student... Read more
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The Columbian
DeVos approves state’s Every Student Succeeds Act planU.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has approved Washington’s pl
The Columbian / Posted 3 days ago
U.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has approved Washington’s plan for how it will meet the requirements of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), the new federal K-12 education law that takes effect this fall. The approval comes... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
DeVos Signs off on Maryland Education Plan Opposed by Hogan(AP)- U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has approved Maryland's Every Stu
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 3 days ago
(AP)- U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has approved Maryland's Every Student Succeeds Act state plan, which Gov. Larry Hogan had refused to endorse. DeVos said in a release Tuesday that Maryland's consolidated plan had met the requirements of... Read more
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ABC News
Checking on 13 of Trump's biggest campaign promises, one year latersome promises have been kept-- while others haven't-- and the results are mixed
ABC News / Posted 3 days ago
some promises have been kept-- while others haven't-- and the results are mixed. Here is where things stand on 13 of those promises: 1. Build the wall A worker stands next to a newly built section of the U.S.-Mexico border fence at... Read more
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TribLIVE
Betsy DeVos green-lights Pennsylvania’s Every Student Succeeds Act planBetsy DeVos green-lights Pennsylvania's Every Student Succeeds Act plan | TribL
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
Betsy DeVos green-lights Pennsylvania's Every Student Succeeds Act plan | TribLIVE Obituaries Front Bridgeville Area NewsSewickley HeraldMurrysville StarSouth Hills RecordThe HeraldHampton JournalShaler JournalPine Creek JournalTriblive Online... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
What we can learn from closure of charter school that DeVos praised as 'shining example'When Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and first lady Melania Trump visited Excel
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 4 days ago
When Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and first lady Melania Trump visited Excel Academy Public Charter School last spring, DeVos praised the school as a “shining example of a school meeting the needs of its students, parents and community.” Melania... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
What we can learn from closure of charter school that DeVos praised as 'shining example'When Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and first lady Melania Trump visited Excel
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 4 days ago
When Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and first lady Melania Trump visited Excel Academy Public Charter School last spring, DeVos praised the school as a “shining example of a school meeting the needs of its students, parents and community.” Melania... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
What we can learn from closure of charter school that DeVos praised as 'shining example'When Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and first lady Melania Trump visited Excel
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 4 days ago
When Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and first lady Melania Trump visited Excel Academy Public Charter School last spring, DeVos praised the school as a “shining example of a school meeting the needs of its students, parents and community.” Melania... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
What we can learn from closure of charter school that DeVos praised as 'shining example'When Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and first lady Melania Trump visited Excel
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 4 days ago
When Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and first lady Melania Trump visited Excel Academy Public Charter School last spring, DeVos praised the school as a “shining example of a school meeting the needs of its students, parents and community.” Melania... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
What we can learn from closure of charter school that DeVos praised as 'shining example'When Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and first lady Melania Trump visited Excel
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 4 days ago
When Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and first lady Melania Trump visited Excel Academy Public Charter School last spring, DeVos praised the school as a “shining example of a school meeting the needs of its students, parents and community.” Melania... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
What we can learn from closure of charter school that DeVos praised as 'shining example'When Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and first lady Melania Trump visited Excel
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 4 days ago
When Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and first lady Melania Trump visited Excel Academy Public Charter School last spring, DeVos praised the school as a “shining example of a school meeting the needs of its students, parents and community.” Melania... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
What we can learn from closure of charter school that DeVos praised as 'shining example'When Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and first lady Melania Trump visited Excel
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 4 days ago
When Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and first lady Melania Trump visited Excel Academy Public Charter School last spring, DeVos praised the school as a “shining example of a school meeting the needs of its students, parents and community.” Melania... Read more
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11 News Houston
What we can learn from closure of charter school that DeVos praised as 'shining example'When Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and first lady Melania Trump visited Excel
11 News Houston / Posted 4 days ago
When Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and first lady Melania Trump visited Excel Academy Public Charter School last spring, DeVos praised the school as a “shining example of a school meeting the needs of its students, parents and community.” Melania... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
What we can learn from closure of charter school that DeVos praised as 'shining example'When Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and first lady Melania Trump visited Excel
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 4 days ago
When Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and first lady Melania Trump visited Excel Academy Public Charter School last spring, DeVos praised the school as a “shining example of a school meeting the needs of its students, parents and community.” Melania... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
What we can learn from closure of charter school that DeVos praised as 'shining example'When Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and first lady Melania Trump visited Excel
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 4 days ago
When Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and first lady Melania Trump visited Excel Academy Public Charter School last spring, DeVos praised the school as a “shining example of a school meeting the needs of its students, parents and community.” Melania... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
What we can learn from closure of charter school that DeVos praised as 'shining example'When Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and first lady Melania Trump visited Excel
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 4 days ago
When Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and first lady Melania Trump visited Excel Academy Public Charter School last spring, DeVos praised the school as a “shining example of a school meeting the needs of its students, parents and community.” Melania... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
What we can learn from closure of charter school that DeVos praised as 'shining example'When Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and first lady Melania Trump visited Excel
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 4 days ago
When Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and first lady Melania Trump visited Excel Academy Public Charter School last spring, DeVos praised the school as a “shining example of a school meeting the needs of its students, parents and community.” Melania... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
What we can learn from closure of charter school that DeVos praised as 'shining example'When Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and first lady Melania Trump visited Excel
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 4 days ago
When Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and first lady Melania Trump visited Excel Academy Public Charter School last spring, DeVos praised the school as a “shining example of a school meeting the needs of its students, parents and community.” Melania... Read more
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ABC News
One year Into Trump's presidency, agencies work to make good on his campaign promisesAs he set about putting top officials in place at the federal agencies charged
ABC News / Posted 4 days ago
As he set about putting top officials in place at the federal agencies charged with carrying out his administration's priorities, the former businessman turned politician chose men and women whose decisions shook up both national politics and upended... Read more
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ABC News
Shutdown is the new 's-word' as blame game beginsup to date on the latest The Note news, video, and analysis from ABC News. Thi
ABC News / Posted 4 days ago
up to date on the latest The Note news, video, and analysis from ABC News. This week’s “s-word” is shutdown. The details of the expletive that still appears very likely to have been spoken by President Donald Trump don’t matter in the bigger... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Senator optimistic for Alaska’s outlook in 2018Alaska’s junior U.S. senator is heading into 2018 with a sense of optimism abou
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 4 days ago
Alaska’s junior U.S. senator is heading into 2018 with a sense of optimism about the state’s future. Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska), now entering his third year in the U.S. Senate, said there are a number of things he’s excited about in the coming... Read more
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The Hill
Company with DeVos ties awarded Education Dept debt-collection contractPerformant Financial Corp. is one of two companies selected by the Education De
The Hill / Posted 6 days ago
Performant Financial Corp. is one of two companies selected by the Education Department to help the department collect overdue student loans. Windham Professionals also secured a contract. ADVERTISEMENT An Education Department spokesman told The... Read more
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Paradise Post
A Very Dirty Dozen: Awful People of 20171. Regular readers of this column, should there be any, won’t have much trouble
Paradise Post / Posted 7 days ago
1. Regular readers of this column, should there be any, won’t have much trouble knowing the top name on my list of least favorite people of last year. If, however, you’re reading my opinions for the first time, I’ll give you a hint. He has a... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Two worlds"Money matters. If you don't have it, you cannot spend it." That might be the
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
"Money matters. If you don't have it, you cannot spend it." That might be the most head-scratching comment of the week. And if you look at the words coming out of certain Washington, D.C., offices these days, that's saying something. The comment... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Trump's pick for health secretary makes clear he's totally the wrong guy for the jobmore impressive than I’d previously thought. Unlike Energy Secretary Rick Perr
Los Angeles Times / Posted 8 days ago
more impressive than I’d previously thought. Unlike Energy Secretary Rick Perry, Azar isn’t alarmingly ignorant about the department he’d run. Unlike Scott Pruitt, head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, he’s apparently not determined to... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Education Department awards debt collection contract to company once tied to DeVosA company that once had financial ties to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was o
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
A company that once had financial ties to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was one of two firms selected Thursday by the U.S. Department of Education to help the agency collect overdue student loans. The deal could be worth hundreds of millions of... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Poverty contributes to inequities in U.S. schools, new report saysWASHINGTON -- Low-income, black and Hispanic students often end up in schools w
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
WASHINGTON -- Low-income, black and Hispanic students often end up in schools with crumbling walls, old textbooks and unqualified teachers, according to a report released Thursday by the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. The commission said... Read more
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The Columbian
Poverty, segregation persist in America’s schools, report saysWASHINGTON — Too often, low-income, black and Latino students end up in schools
The Columbian / Posted 8 days ago
WASHINGTON — Too often, low-income, black and Latino students end up in schools with crumbling walls, old textbooks and unqualified teachers, according to a report released Thursday by the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. The commission said... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Feds say Texas illegally failed to educate students with disabilitiesA U.S. Department of Education investigation concluded Thursday that Texas viol
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 8 days ago
A U.S. Department of Education investigation concluded Thursday that Texas violated federal law by failing to ensure students with disabilities were properly evaluated and provided with an adequate public education. After interviews and monitoring... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Education Department awards debt collection contract to company once tied to DeVosA company that once had financial ties to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was o
Baltimore Sun / Posted 8 days ago
A company that once had financial ties to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was one of two firms selected Thursday by the U.S. Department of Education to help the agency collect overdue student loans. The deal could be worth hundreds of millions of... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Education Department awards debt collection contract to company once tied to DeVosA company that once had financial ties to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was o
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
A company that once had financial ties to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was one of two firms selected Thursday by the U.S. Department of Education to help the agency collect overdue student loans. The deal could be worth hundreds of millions of... Read more
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11 News Houston
Feds say Texas illegally failed to educate students with disabilitiesA U.S. Department of Education investigation concluded Thursday that Texas viol
11 News Houston / Posted 9 days ago
A U.S. Department of Education investigation concluded Thursday that Texas violated federal law by failing to ensure students with disabilities were properly evaluated and provided with an adequate public education. After interviews and monitoring... Read more
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Boston Globe
Texas Illegally Excluded Thousands From Special Education, Federal Officials SayFor years, Texas education officials illegally led schools across the state to
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
For years, Texas education officials illegally led schools across the state to deny therapy, tutoring and counseling to tens of thousands of children with disabilities, the federal government said Thursday. In a letter to the Texas Education Agency,... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Feds say Texas illegally failed to educate students with disabilities*This story has been updated throughout. A U.S. Department of Education invest
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 9 days ago
*This story has been updated throughout. A U.S. Department of Education investigation concluded Thursday that Texas violated federal law by failing to ensure students with disabilities were properly evaluated and provided with an adequate public... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Poverty, segregation persist in US schools, report saysWASHINGTON | Too often, low-income, black and Latino students end up in schools
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 9 days ago
WASHINGTON | Too often, low-income, black and Latino students end up in schools with crumbling walls, old textbooks and unqualified teachers, according to a report released Thursday by the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. The commission said... Read more
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