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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
SEMO set to renovate Cottonwood2015, decided to relocate and end its lease. The University Foundation built C
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted yesterday
2015, decided to relocate and end its lease. The University Foundation built Cottonwood in 1987 for lease to the Missouri Department of Mental Health as a youth treatment facility, which operated the facility from its construction until June... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
New mental health commissioner discusses department initiativesmedical care. This is key information that affirms the need for accessible men
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 3 days ago
medical care. This is key information that affirms the need for accessible mental health services - services new Alabama Department of Mental Health Commissioner Lynn Beshear is working to provide for Alabama. “We were working to create a... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
New mental health commissioner discusses department initiativesmedical care. This is key information that affirms the need for accessible men
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 3 days ago
medical care. This is key information that affirms the need for accessible mental health services - services new Alabama Department of Mental Health Commissioner Lynn Beshear is working to provide for Alabama. “We were working to create a... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
On Your Side Investigation: Finding mental health help in faith-based recoveryof access to mental healthcare in Alabama. Mcguffie was recently certified as
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 3 days ago
of access to mental healthcare in Alabama. Mcguffie was recently certified as a recovery support specialist with Alabama's Department of Mental Health. WBRC also caught up with her at the 1920 club, a drop-in socialization center in Birmingham... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Her ‘retirement home’ is a Maine-built tiny house on the open roadWhen Pat Guerard was preparing to retire last year from her 20-year career as a
Bangor Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
When Pat Guerard was preparing to retire last year from her 20-year career as a patient advocate with the Connecticut Department of Mental Health, she realized she’d been so busy working and living life that she barely knew a soul in the community... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Out of area registered sex offender to be placed in Red Bluffduring the day and evening, along with constant GPS monitoring. Those terms co
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 4 days ago
during the day and evening, along with constant GPS monitoring. Those terms could be modified if the California Department of Mental Health determines his risk of re-offending has reduced. RBPD and the Tehama County Sheriff's Office said... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Dubbo Community Diary – September 20Veteran’s & Community Men's Shed meet at 9 to 12 noon, New members welcome. De
Daily Liberal / Posted 4 days ago
Veteran’s & Community Men's Shed meet at 9 to 12 noon, New members welcome. Depression Recovery Group -Meet 10.30am at the Department of Mental Health, 41 Bultje Street Dubbo. All enquiries Norm 6882 6081, Brian 6885 6547 or Bill 6882 9826 Dubbo... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Game onis just a trigger for problems that had their roots in other causes," says Dr A
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 6 days ago
is just a trigger for problems that had their roots in other causes," says Dr Apichat Jariyavilas, a psychiatrist with the Department of Mental Health Apichat Jariyavilas, a psychiatrist and spokesman for Thailand's Department of Mental Health,... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Will psychometric tests make schools safer? Experts not too suremind and cannot be an indicator of whether the person will assault a kid in fut
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 6 days ago
mind and cannot be an indicator of whether the person will assault a kid in future or not,” says Dr Samir Parikh, director-department of mental health and behavioural sciences, Fortis Healthcare. Psychometric test is not a single test but a series... Read more
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Boston Globe
Abuse claims spur 9 arrests at Conn. mental hospitalsignatures on documents. Whiting is part of Connecticut Valley Hospital, a psy
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
signatures on documents. Whiting is part of Connecticut Valley Hospital, a psychiatric care complex run by the state Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. The division includes 106 beds for patients in maximum security and... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Legislative Democrats to host budget hearing in Tupeloisn't working. They say proof is in rising tuition at universities and communit
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 6 days ago
isn't working. They say proof is in rising tuition at universities and community colleges, the loss of 650 jobs at the Department of Mental Health, cutbacks at the Department of Health and the underfunding of local school districts by more than... Read more
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The Columbian
Abuse allegations, arrests mount at Connecticut mental hospitalsignatures on documents. Whiting is part of Connecticut Valley Hospital, a psy
The Columbian / Posted 6 days ago
signatures on documents. Whiting is part of Connecticut Valley Hospital, a psychiatric care complex run by the state Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. The division includes 106 beds for patients in maximum security and... Read more
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Boston Herald
Abuse allegations, arrests mount at state mental hospitalsignatures on documents. Whiting is part of Connecticut Valley Hospital, a psy
Boston Herald / Posted 6 days ago
signatures on documents. Whiting is part of Connecticut Valley Hospital, a psychiatric care complex run by the state Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. The division includes 106 beds for patients in maximum security and... Read more
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Daily Mail
Abuse allegations, arrests mount at state mental hospitalsignatures on documents. Whiting is part of Connecticut Valley Hospital, a psy
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
signatures on documents. Whiting is part of Connecticut Valley Hospital, a psychiatric care complex run by the state Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. The division includes 106 beds for patients in maximum security and... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Abuse allegations, arrests mount at state mental hospitalsignatures on documents. Whiting is part of Connecticut Valley Hospital, a psy
The New Canaan News / Posted 6 days ago
signatures on documents. Whiting is part of Connecticut Valley Hospital, a psychiatric care complex run by the state Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. The division includes 106 beds for patients in maximum security and... Read more
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The Sentinel
Abuse allegations, arrests mount at state mental hospitalWhiting is part of Connecticut Valley Hospital, a psychiatric care complex run
The Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
Whiting is part of Connecticut Valley Hospital, a psychiatric care complex run by the state Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. The division includes 106 beds for patients in maximum security and another 141 beds for those in... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Abuse allegations, arrests mount at state mental hospitalWhiting is part of Connecticut Valley Hospital, a psychiatric care complex run
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 6 days ago
Whiting is part of Connecticut Valley Hospital, a psychiatric care complex run by the state Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. The division includes 106 beds for patients in maximum security and another 141 beds for those in... Read more
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Santa Maria Times
Abuse allegations, arrests mount at state mental hospitalWhiting is part of Connecticut Valley Hospital, a psychiatric care complex run
Santa Maria Times / Posted 6 days ago
Whiting is part of Connecticut Valley Hospital, a psychiatric care complex run by the state Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. The division includes 106 beds for patients in maximum security and another 141 beds for those in... Read more
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Sioux City Journal
Abuse allegations, arrests mount at state mental hospitalWhiting is part of Connecticut Valley Hospital, a psychiatric care complex run
Sioux City Journal / Posted 6 days ago
Whiting is part of Connecticut Valley Hospital, a psychiatric care complex run by the state Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. The division includes 106 beds for patients in maximum security and another 141 beds for those in... Read more
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Rapid City Journal
Abuse allegations, arrests mount at state mental hospitalWhiting is part of Connecticut Valley Hospital, a psychiatric care complex run
Rapid City Journal / Posted 6 days ago
Whiting is part of Connecticut Valley Hospital, a psychiatric care complex run by the state Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. The division includes 106 beds for patients in maximum security and another 141 beds for those in... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
Abuse allegations, arrests mount at state mental hospitalsignatures on documents. Whiting is part of Connecticut Valley Hospital, a psy
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
signatures on documents. Whiting is part of Connecticut Valley Hospital, a psychiatric care complex run by the state Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. The division includes 106 beds for patients in maximum security and... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Abuse allegations at state mental hospitalsignatures on documents. Whiting is part of Connecticut Valley Hospital, a psy
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 6 days ago
signatures on documents. Whiting is part of Connecticut Valley Hospital, a psychiatric care complex run by the state Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. The division includes 106 beds for patients in maximum security and... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Abuse allegations, arrests mount at state mental hospitalsignatures on documents. Whiting is part of Connecticut Valley Hospital, a psy
Darien News-Review / Posted 6 days ago
signatures on documents. Whiting is part of Connecticut Valley Hospital, a psychiatric care complex run by the state Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. The division includes 106 beds for patients in maximum security and... Read more
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Arizona Daily Sun
Abuse allegations, arrests mount at state mental hospitalWhiting is part of Connecticut Valley Hospital, a psychiatric care complex run
Arizona Daily Sun / Posted 6 days ago
Whiting is part of Connecticut Valley Hospital, a psychiatric care complex run by the state Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. The division includes 106 beds for patients in maximum security and another 141 beds for those in... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Abuse allegations, arrests mount at state mental hospitalsignatures on documents. Whiting is part of Connecticut Valley Hospital, a psy
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 6 days ago
signatures on documents. Whiting is part of Connecticut Valley Hospital, a psychiatric care complex run by the state Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. The division includes 106 beds for patients in maximum security and... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Abuse allegations, arrests mount at state mental hospitalsignatures on documents. Whiting is part of Connecticut Valley Hospital, a psy
Stamford Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
signatures on documents. Whiting is part of Connecticut Valley Hospital, a psychiatric care complex run by the state Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. The division includes 106 beds for patients in maximum security and... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Abuse allegations, arrests mount at state mental hospitalsignatures on documents. Whiting is part of Connecticut Valley Hospital, a psy
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 6 days ago
signatures on documents. Whiting is part of Connecticut Valley Hospital, a psychiatric care complex run by the state Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. The division includes 106 beds for patients in maximum security and... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Abuse allegations, arrests mount at state mental hospitalsignatures on documents. Whiting is part of Connecticut Valley Hospital, a psy
Connecticut Post / Posted 6 days ago
signatures on documents. Whiting is part of Connecticut Valley Hospital, a psychiatric care complex run by the state Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. The division includes 106 beds for patients in maximum security and... Read more
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Daily Herald
Abuse allegations, arrests mount at state mental hospitalsignatures on documents. Whiting is part of Connecticut Valley Hospital, a psy
Daily Herald / Posted 6 days ago
signatures on documents. Whiting is part of Connecticut Valley Hospital, a psychiatric care complex run by the state Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. The division includes 106 beds for patients in maximum security and... Read more
21 related articles
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ABC News
Abuse allegations, arrests mount at state mental hospitalsignatures on documents. Whiting is part of Connecticut Valley Hospital, a psy
ABC News / Posted 6 days ago
signatures on documents. Whiting is part of Connecticut Valley Hospital, a psychiatric care complex run by the state Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. The division includes 106 beds for patients in maximum security and... Read more
21 related articles
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Boston Globe
Abuse claims, arrests mount at Connecticut state mental hospitalsignatures on documents. Whiting is part of Connecticut Valley Hospital, a psy
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
signatures on documents. Whiting is part of Connecticut Valley Hospital, a psychiatric care complex run by the state Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. The division includes 106 beds for patients in maximum security and... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Abuse allegations, arrests mount at state mental hospitalsignatures on documents. Whiting is part of Connecticut Valley Hospital, a psy
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
signatures on documents. Whiting is part of Connecticut Valley Hospital, a psychiatric care complex run by the state Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. The division includes 106 beds for patients in maximum security and... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Ohio introduces new opioid prescription guidelines for acute painemergency departments, then for chronic pain, and then for acute pain,” said Dr
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 8 days ago
emergency departments, then for chronic pain, and then for acute pain,” said Dr. Mark Hurst, medical director for the Ohio Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services, at the news conference. Megan Marchal, president of the state pharmacy... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Rankin County deputies can now administer medication to reverse overdosesa lot of what we are seeing with overdose deaths," said Michael Jordan, the Sta
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 9 days ago
a lot of what we are seeing with overdose deaths," said Michael Jordan, the State Opioid Treatment Authority with the Department of Mental Health. "Fentanyl is 100 times more powerful than morphine." The portion of I-20 that runs through... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Rankin County deputies can now administer medication to reverse overdosesa lot of what we are seeing with overdose deaths," said Michael Jordan, the Sta
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 9 days ago
a lot of what we are seeing with overdose deaths," said Michael Jordan, the State Opioid Treatment Authority with the Department of Mental Health. "Fentanyl is 100 times more powerful than morphine." The portion of I-20 that runs through... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Rankin Deputies can now administer medication to reverse overdosesa lot of what we are seeing with overdose deaths," said Michael Jordan, the Sta
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 9 days ago
a lot of what we are seeing with overdose deaths," said Michael Jordan, the State Opioid Treatment Authority with the Department of Mental Health. "Fentanyl is 100 times more powerful than morphine." The portion of I-20 that runs through... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Rankin Deputies can now administer medication to reverse overdosesa lot of what we are seeing with overdose deaths," said Michael Jordan, the Sta
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 9 days ago
a lot of what we are seeing with overdose deaths," said Michael Jordan, the State Opioid Treatment Authority with the Department of Mental Health. "Fentanyl is 100 times more powerful than morphine." The portion of I-20 that runs through... Read more
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WJTV Jackson
Rankin County Sheriff’s Department recieves Narcan trainingDepartment received training on a life-saving medication that reverses the effe
WJTV Jackson / Posted 9 days ago
Department received training on a life-saving medication that reverses the effects of opioid overdoses. The Mississippi Department of Mental Health partnered with the sheriff’s department to provide naloxone. The medicine is sold under several... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Admissions halted at Lowell mental-health treatment sitein less than a year, just weeks after a federal agency fined the center for all
Lowell Sun / Posted 9 days ago
in less than a year, just weeks after a federal agency fined the center for alleged safety risks for employees. The state Department of Mental Health conducted an unannounced inspection on Aug. 31 and found "serious issues involving patient safety... Read more
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WJTV Jackson
Mother shares daughter’s story during Suicide Prevention MonthCLINTON, Miss. (WJTV) – September is National Suicide Prevention Month. Accordi
WJTV Jackson / Posted 10 days ago
CLINTON, Miss. (WJTV) – September is National Suicide Prevention Month. According to the Mississippi Department of Mental Health suicide is the 3rd leading cause of death for Mississippians between 10 and 24-years-old. And for every suicide, there... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Lowell Treatment Center ordered to halt admissions after state finds safety issuesin less than a year, just weeks after a federal agency fined the center for all
Lowell Sun / Posted 10 days ago
in less than a year, just weeks after a federal agency fined the center for alleged safety risks for employees. The state Department of Mental Health conducted an unannounced inspection on Aug. 31 and found "serious issues involving patient safety... Read more
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Lowell Sun
What we are working onis not seeking re-election. Reporter Chris Lisinski, clisinski@lowellsun.com, i
Lowell Sun / Posted 10 days ago
is not seeking re-election. Reporter Chris Lisinski, clisinski@lowellsun.com, is reporting about more sanctions the state Department of Mental Health has against the Lowell Treatment Center. The Save Lowell High School initiative now has more than... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Death, Cost, and Destruction: The Impact of Opioids in Your Community Town Hallepidemic level in some parts of the county. Opioid abuse now kills more than 10
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 11 days ago
epidemic level in some parts of the county. Opioid abuse now kills more than 100 Americans daily. Representatives from the Department of Mental Health, the Department of Public Safety, the Bureau of Narcotics, and the Board of Pharmacy held a town... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Death, Cost, and Destruction: The Impact of Opioids in Your Community Town Hallepidemic level in some parts of the county. Opioid abuse now kills more than 10
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 11 days ago
epidemic level in some parts of the county. Opioid abuse now kills more than 100 Americans daily. Representatives from the Department of Mental Health, the Department of Public Safety, the Bureau of Narcotics, and the Board of Pharmacy held a town... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Death, Cost, and Destruction: The Impact of Opioids in Your Community Town Hallepidemic level in some parts of the county. Opioid abuse now kills more than 10
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 11 days ago
epidemic level in some parts of the county. Opioid abuse now kills more than 100 Americans daily. Representatives from the Department of Mental Health, the Department of Public Safety, the Bureau of Narcotics, and the Board of Pharmacy will be... Read more
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Boston Globe
New England news in briefhave suspended admissions to Lowell Treatment Center after finding “serious iss
Boston Globe / Posted 11 days ago
have suspended admissions to Lowell Treatment Center after finding “serious issues involving patient safety.’’ The state Department of Mental Health also found that the facility was not clean or well organized, according to a statement e-mailed... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Death, Cost, and Destruction: The Impact of Opioids in Your Community Town Hallepidemic level in some parts of the county. Opioid abuse now kills more than 10
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 11 days ago
epidemic level in some parts of the county. Opioid abuse now kills more than 100 Americans daily. Representatives from the Department of Mental Health, the Department of Public Safety, the Bureau of Narcotics, and the Board of Pharmacy will be... Read more
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Boston Globe
State halts admissions at Lowell psychiatric hospitalhave suspended admissions to Lowell Treatment Center after finding “serious iss
Boston Globe / Posted 11 days ago
have suspended admissions to Lowell Treatment Center after finding “serious issues involving patient safety.’’ The state Department of Mental Health also found that the facility was not clean or well organized, according to a statement e-mailed... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Dubbo Community Diary – September 13Veteran’s & Community Men's Shed meet at 9 to 12 noon, New members welcome. De
Daily Liberal / Posted 12 days ago
Veteran’s & Community Men's Shed meet at 9 to 12 noon, New members welcome. Depression Recovery Group -Meet 10.30am at the Department of Mental Health, 41 Bultje Street Dubbo. All enquiries Norm 6882 6081, Brian 6885 6547 or Bill 6882 9826 Dubbo... Read more
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Boston Globe
A homicide at Bridgewater State Hospital raises profound questions about care for the mentally illfrom becoming violent, making the specialized unit unnecessary. “Times have ch
Boston Globe / Posted 14 days ago
from becoming violent, making the specialized unit unnecessary. “Times have changed since we opened the unit,” said one Department of Mental Health official at the time. Today, Roderick MacLeish Jr., the attorney who filed the landmark lawsuit... Read more
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