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Philly.com
These Philly-area folks lost their jobs in the recession - here's what they've learnedin a private landscaping firm, a job he loves after having worked a series of c
Philly.com / Posted 10 hours ago
in a private landscaping firm, a job he loves after having worked a series of contracts as a community designer for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), helping New York communities recover from Hurricane Sandy. “This life is about... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Don't forgo earthquake insurance for your condo even if your association rolls the dicethe units in one building that could be rendered uninhabitable after a disaster
Los Angeles Times / Posted yesterday
the units in one building that could be rendered uninhabitable after a disaster. Some boards also may be relying on the Federal Emergency Management Agency to take care of earthquake damage. But state and federal government residential... Read more
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Daily Record
Murphy surveys hurricane damage in Puerto Rico, pledges helpemergency management and health officials and met with the director overseeing
Daily Record / Posted yesterday
emergency management and health officials and met with the director overseeing Puerto Rico recovery operations for the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency. Murphy, who takes office on Jan. 16, pledged to keep helping the island. "We need to... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Pinellas schools sheltered thousands during Irma. Here’s what it costup the costs of operating 16 schools as shelters for 25,000 evacuees during Hur
The Tampa Tribune / Posted yesterday
up the costs of operating 16 schools as shelters for 25,000 evacuees during Hurricane Irma. The district is asking the Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, for a reimbursement of $2.65 million. Payroll was the district�s largest... Read more
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Philly.com
These Philly-area folks lost their jobs in the recession - here's what they've learnedin a private landscaping firm, a job he loves after having worked a series of c
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
in a private landscaping firm, a job he loves after having worked a series of contracts as a community designer for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), helping New York communities recover from Hurricane Sandy. “This life is about... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
South Florida's Ted Deutch starts to take place on national stageexpenses incurred when Trump spends weekends at his resort properties, includin
Sun-Sentinel / Posted yesterday
expenses incurred when Trump spends weekends at his resort properties, including Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach; pushing the Federal Emergency Management Agency to expand its assistance to South Florida while Hurricane Irma’s tropical storm force... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Was Harvey an 'equal-opportunity storm?' Hardly, says new reportlines, advocacy groups say. Thousands more are still displaced, awaiting tempor
Houston Chronicle / Posted yesterday
lines, advocacy groups say. Thousands more are still displaced, awaiting temporary housing or financial assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. In Harris County, $36 million has been given to non-profits through the Hurricane... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Humble ISD approves move to pay for Hurricane damages, agrees to reassess property valuesthe time of the Dec. 12 meeting, the district had received $13.7 million in ins
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
the time of the Dec. 12 meeting, the district had received $13.7 million in insurance payments. District leaders expect the Federal Emergency Management Agency to pay 90 percent of the leftover damage and the state to pick up the rest, but the... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Lee County will complete debris collection on Dec. 21demolition debris in three months. The cost to clean up the debris is estimated
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted yesterday
demolition debris in three months. The cost to clean up the debris is estimated at $36 million to $40 million in unincorporated Lee County and the Village of Estero, with anticipated partial reimbursement from the Federal Emergency Management Age... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Joplin granted extension on tornado recovery projectsrecovery projects. Sens. Claire McCaskill, a Democrat, and Roy Blunt, a Republ
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted yesterday
recovery projects. Sens. Claire McCaskill, a Democrat, and Roy Blunt, a Republican, announced the extension from the Federal Emergency Management Agency in news releases Thursday. The two U.S. senators from Missouri had urged FEMA to take a... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
Residents plead case against demolition of Bismarck railroad bridgeOther agency approvals needed by BNSF include U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fed
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted yesterday
Other agency approvals needed by BNSF include U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Federal Emergency Management Agency, North Dakota State Water Commission, North Dakota Department of Health, the cities of Bismarck and Mandan, as well as traffic related... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Joplin granted extension on tornado recovery projectsrecovery projects. Sens. Claire McCaskill, a Democrat, and Roy Blunt, a Republ
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted yesterday
recovery projects. Sens. Claire McCaskill, a Democrat, and Roy Blunt, a Republican, announced the extension from the Federal Emergency Management Agency in news releases Thursday. The two U.S. senators from Missouri had urged FEMA to take a... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
A new Florida takes shapehousing is the No. 1 issue that we have.’” New arrivals are frequently eligibl
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted yesterday
housing is the No. 1 issue that we have.’” New arrivals are frequently eligible for a stay in a hotel approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, but some have found themselves living out of cars. One family was living at a... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Obamacare enrollment ends today, but some can get an extensionenrollment period was also extended for Medicare enrollees. Anyone who lives in
The Tampa Tribune / Posted yesterday
enrollment period was also extended for Medicare enrollees. Anyone who lives in or moved from counties designated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency as hurricane disaster areas for those storms is eligible. In the final week of the... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
School board gets first look at proposed Sherman Elementary renovations, additionsto Fairfield Public School’s Executive Director of Operations Thomas Cullen, be
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 2 days ago
to Fairfield Public School’s Executive Director of Operations Thomas Cullen, because the school is located in a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) protected area, the district has been limited in the work it can do. “Due to the... Read more
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Sidney Sun Telegraph
Churches' Aid Request Deniedthat are suing the federal government over how it offers disaster aid to houses
Sidney Sun Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
that are suing the federal government over how it offers disaster aid to houses of worship. The churches are suing the Federal Emergency Management Agency over a policy that denies disaster assistance to nonprofit organizations with facilities... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Extra time for Affordable Care Act enrollment for hurricane victimsinclude Texas, Florida, Louisiana or other state meeting the level of "individu
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 2 days ago
include Texas, Florida, Louisiana or other state meeting the level of "individual assistance or "public assistance" by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. To enroll under the special enrollment period, however, you can't go through... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
The 18 Strongest Trump Articles of Impeachmentexecuted,” has failed to reasonably prepare for events like Hurricane Harvey or
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
executed,” has failed to reasonably prepare for events like Hurricane Harvey or to adequately respond to that hurricane.The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) was without a new director until June 2017. The National Hurricane Center was... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Hurricane Irma debris cleanup close to finished in South Floridathe tunnel.” Other cities finished weeks ago, and local governments will now s
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
the tunnel.” Other cities finished weeks ago, and local governments will now submit their bills for reimbursement to the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The tab for South Florida’s debris removal efforts will likely exceed $200 million.... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Cruise line reviving Bahamas getaways from Port of Palm Beach, adding second shipand other relief workers who helped with the rebuilding and recovery effort in
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
and other relief workers who helped with the rebuilding and recovery effort in St. Thomas. Now that its contract with the Federal Emergency Management Agency is nearing an end, the company is returning to its original mission: providing cruises... Read more
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Santa Maria Sun
Political Watchsigned an emergency declaration for California, which made available aid from t
Santa Maria Sun / Posted 3 days ago
signed an emergency declaration for California, which made available aid from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Sens. Dianne Feinstein (D-California) and Kamala Harris (D-California) sent Trump... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
3 Steps To Properly Insure Your Small Business In A Natural Disaster - The recent spate of natural disasters that devastated parts of North America included a violent variety of events. There were three major hurricanes – Harvey Irma and Maria –...40 percent of small businesses don’t reopen after a disaster because the cost o
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
40 percent of small businesses don’t reopen after a disaster because the cost of recovery is so high, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency. One of the major reasons is that the businesses didn’t have sufficient... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Disaster recovery starts with temporary housing, but many Texans remain displacedthe living room because mold has started to grow in their bedrooms. She knows i
KERA North Texas / Posted 3 days ago
the living room because mold has started to grow in their bedrooms. She knows it's a health risk, but when she applied for Federal Emergency Management Agency assistance to pay for a different place to live, she said the plea fell on deaf ears. "I... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Cruise line reviving Bahamas getaways from Port of Palm Beach, adding second shipand other relief workers who helped with the rebuilding and recovery effort in
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
and other relief workers who helped with the rebuilding and recovery effort in St. Thomas. Now that its contract with the Federal Emergency Management Agency is nearing an end, the company is returning to its original mission: providing cruises... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Oroville Dam crisis sparked $1.2 billion in claims. State hasn’t paid a dimeto exceed $600 million by the time the reconstruction work is completed in 2018
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 days ago
to exceed $600 million by the time the reconstruction work is completed in 2018. State officials say they believe the Federal Emergency Management Agency will reimburse California for up to 75 percent of those costs. The rest would be covered... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
FEMA training opportunity offered by county Crow Wing County will host a training opportunity for Federal Emergency Manag
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
Crow Wing County will host a training opportunity for Federal Emergency Management Agency flood planning from 1-3 p.m. Jan. 11 at the Land Services Department, 322 Laurel St., meeting rooms 1 and 2 in... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Hurricane Harvey's wake of damaged cars and truckshouse along the coast. He said he doubts he’ll get much anyway and is instead h
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
house along the coast. He said he doubts he’ll get much anyway and is instead hoping for some assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Still, Texans already have filed more than 100,000 storm-related claims on their car-... Read more
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The Hill
Congress must provide flexible funding for owners of repeatedly flooded propertiesin West Ashley, are increasingly eager to move away, and will soon have a chanc
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
in West Ashley, are increasingly eager to move away, and will soon have a chance to do just that. In October, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) gave Charleston more than $8 million to fund voluntary buyouts of 48 West Ashley... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Santa Rosa supes approve urgency ordinances for immediate housing for fire-displaced residentsof multiple recreational vehicles, manufactured homes and other temporary units
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 4 days ago
of multiple recreational vehicles, manufactured homes and other temporary units approved and constructed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency or in cooperation with or under contract with FEMA will be allowed in public facility... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Surveys may lower flood insurance costs for somerising above base flood elevation. Pockets of property owners in these areas c
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
rising above base flood elevation. Pockets of property owners in these areas could receive an amendment letter from the Federal Emergency Management Agency officially declaring their homes as not in a floodplain, which could lead to lowered... Read more
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The Telegraph
Tabletop exercise first step toward full-scale drill on flooding in Madison CountyEMA. If it is too large for EMA, then it goes up the line to the Illinois Emerg
The Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
EMA. If it is too large for EMA, then it goes up the line to the Illinois Emergency Management Agency and eventually the Federal Emergency Management Agency. “The key is proper and expeditious notification,” he said. “You don’t want to wait... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Obamacare sign-up 'deadline' is Friday but Floridians actually have until Dec. 312017.” That’s anyone living in Florida because all 67 Florida counties were de
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
2017.” That’s anyone living in Florida because all 67 Florida counties were deemed eligible for public assistance by the Federal Emergency Management Agency after Hurricane Irma struck the state in September. The only catch is that instead of... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Sign-Up Deadline Is Friday But Some People May Get Extra Time - Sign-Up Deadline Is Friday But Some People May Get Extra Time Michelle Andrews Open enrollment on the federal health law’s marketplace ends Friday and most people who want a plan for ...last fall. The special enrollment period for 2018 applies to people who live i
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
last fall. The special enrollment period for 2018 applies to people who live in or move from counties designated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency as hurricane disaster areas. It gives them an extra two weeks, from Dec. 16 to Dec. 31,... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Study: Hurricane Harvey hit poorer communities hardestlines, advocacy groups say. Thousands more are still displaced, awaiting tempor
Houston Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
lines, advocacy groups say. Thousands more are still displaced, awaiting temporary housing or financial assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. In Harris County, $36 million has been given to non-profits through the Hurricane... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Hurricane Harvey hit poorer communities hardestlines, advocacy groups say. Thousands more are still displaced, awaiting tempor
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
lines, advocacy groups say. Thousands more are still displaced, awaiting temporary housing or financial assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. In Harris County, $36 million has been given to non-profits through the Hurricane... Read more
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The Charlotte Post
Heaven but not home: Puerto Ricans start new lives in North Carolinamet its goal of 50 percent power generation, an outage swept through San Juan –
The Charlotte Post / Posted 4 days ago
met its goal of 50 percent power generation, an outage swept through San Juan – it was back to 22 percent. On Nov. 28, the Federal Emergency Management Agency cancelled a $30 million contract with a Florida firm when emergency supplies were never... Read more
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The Charlotte Post
Heaven but not home: Puerto Ricans start new lives in NCmet its goal of 50 percent power generation, an outage swept through San Juan –
The Charlotte Post / Posted 4 days ago
met its goal of 50 percent power generation, an outage swept through San Juan – it was back to 22 percent. On Nov. 28, the Federal Emergency Management Agency cancelled a $30 million contract with a Florida firm when emergency supplies were never... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Deadline Is Friday For Most ACA Insurance Sign-Ups, With Important Exceptionslast fall. The special enrollment period for 2018 applies to people who live i
KERA North Texas / Posted 4 days ago
last fall. The special enrollment period for 2018 applies to people who live in or move from counties designated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency as hurricane disaster areas. It gives them an extra two weeks — from Dec. 16 to Dec. 31 —... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Puerto Rico help assessed by U.N.billion in aid for Puerto Rico in late October, but local officials say they ha
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
billion in aid for Puerto Rico in late October, but local officials say they have not yet received any of those funds. The Federal Emergency Management Agency said it has separately approved more than $1 billion in assistance for people on the... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Borough holds hearing on Dow Island gravel violationsriprap also affects flood planning, said borough Floodplain Administration Bryr
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 5 days ago
riprap also affects flood planning, said borough Floodplain Administration Bryr Harris. Part of it is concern from the Federal Emergency Management Agency in flood planning, which allows for some leeway for habitat friendly projects along the... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Revised affordable-housing plan in Scituate calls for 48 unitsGeoff Engler said the new plan, specifically the under-ground parking structure
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 5 days ago
Geoff Engler said the new plan, specifically the under-ground parking structure, was made necessary by changes to the Federal Emergency Management Agency flood maps. The lot is in a flood zone. Even though the developer already has a... Read more
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The Miami Hurricane
Q&A: Matt Shpiner speaks about ongoing Hurricane Irma recovery processdone right now. Administrators are pulling together the paperwork associated wi
The Miami Hurricane / Posted 5 days ago
done right now. Administrators are pulling together the paperwork associated with the storm and submitting that to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to request cost reimbursement for costs that were incurred by the... Read more
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Daily Press
Hampton getting 72 acres by Grandviewfunction — were $1 million below what the city had budgeted. Federal payments f
Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
function — were $1 million below what the city had budgeted. Federal payments for roads, social services and from the Federal Emergency Management Agency were a bit more than that over budget, the audit shows. Ress can be reached by telephone... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Houston ISD proposes demolishing, rebuilding 4 storm-damaged schoolsSkillern-Jones said. District officials expect that virtually all storm-relate
Houston Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
Skillern-Jones said. District officials expect that virtually all storm-related costs will be covered through insurance, Federal Emergency Management Agency funds and state aid. As the district awaits reimbursement for costs, the $126 million for... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
UN expert on poverty visits Puerto Rico to assess help for hurricane victimsliving around the contaminated Martin Pena Channel, which was visited by Alston
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
living around the contaminated Martin Pena Channel, which was visited by Alston, did not receive any help from the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency until a month after the hurricane hit. "We're not living. We're surviving on what little... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
48 affordable housing units proposed in ScituateJeff Engler said the new plan, specifically the under-ground parking structure,
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 5 days ago
Jeff Engler said the new plan, specifically the under-ground parking structure, was made necessary by changes to the Federal Emergency Management Agency flood maps. The lot is in a flood zone. Even though the developer already has a... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
UN expert on poverty visits Puerto Rico to assess help for hurricane victimsliving around the contaminated Martin Pena Channel, which was visited by Alston
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
living around the contaminated Martin Pena Channel, which was visited by Alston, did not receive any help from the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency until a month after the hurricane hit. "We're not living. We're surviving on what little... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
FPL team to assist with power restoration in Puerto Ricohave been assigned to seven regions across the island in coordination with PREP
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 5 days ago
have been assigned to seven regions across the island in coordination with PREPA, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Federal Emergency Management Agency and electric company contractors who already are restoring power. FPL’s team will support... Read more
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Finance and Commerce
FEMA homes to stay in Louisiana longer, but rent requiredhave to start paying rent in March for the manufactured housing units. Louisia
Finance and Commerce / Posted 5 days ago
have to start paying rent in March for the manufactured housing units. Louisiana’s homeland security office says the Federal Emergency Management Agency agreed to the state’s request to extend the temporary housing program — but refused to... Read more
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New York Daily News
UN visits Puerto Rico to assess help for hurricane victimsliving around the contaminated Martin Pena Channel, which was visited by Alston
New York Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
living around the contaminated Martin Pena Channel, which was visited by Alston, did not receive any help from the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency until a month after the hurricane hit. "We're not living. We're surviving on what little... Read more
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