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The Tampa Tribune
'Days were lost': Why Puerto Rico is still suffering a month after Hurricane Mariathe day after the storm after Puerto Rico asked New York directly for help. Whi
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 5 hours ago
the day after the storm after Puerto Rico asked New York directly for help. Whitefish later contracted with Jacksonville's JEA public utility and the Kissimmee Utility Authority to provide additional line workers. PREPA also hired 60 local... Read more
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Tom's Hardware
Samsung's '360 Round' VR Camera Shoots In 3DVR features, allowing video producers and broadcast professionals to easily pro
Tom's Hardware / Posted yesterday
VR features, allowing video producers and broadcast professionals to easily produce high quality 3D content,” said Suk-Jea Hahn, Executive Vice President of Samsung Electronics' Global Mobile B2B Team. “The combination of livestreaming... Read more
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Fortune
Samsung's Latest Camera Promises High-Quality Virtual Reality At a "Reasonable" Priceevents to filming at training facilities across various industries,” said Samsu
Fortune / Posted yesterday
events to filming at training facilities across various industries,” said Samsung business-to-business mobile chief Suk-Jea Hahn. It may cost $10,500, but Samsung’s pitch is that the 360 Round has a “reasonable price compared to other... Read more
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asianage
Samsung launches new 360-degree 17-lens camera for live 3D VR contentVR features, allowing video producers and broadcast professionals to easily pro
asianage / Posted yesterday
VR features, allowing video producers and broadcast professionals to easily produce high quality 3D content,” said Suk-Jea Hahn, Executive Vice President of Samsung Electronics’ Global Mobile B2B Team. “The combination of livestreaming... Read more
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First Coast News
Hundreds of holes pose risks to PorchFest and 5K in Historic SpringfieldHoff said. Many residents believe an aging sewer system and pipes under the pa
First Coast News / Posted yesterday
Hoff said. Many residents believe an aging sewer system and pipes under the pavement could be to blame. On Wednesday, JEA was out fixing broken pipes. JEA says they are looking into the issue to see if pipes are to blame. The city says West... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Wednesday’s Editorial: City oversight of program fell far shorthave too often foundered on the lack of strong financials. It is here that the
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 2 days ago
have too often foundered on the lack of strong financials. It is here that the city should serve as a tough love partner. JEA is moving from nuclear power to industrial grade solar energy for one good reason — it makes good financial sense. As... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
JEA board OKs major solar-power expansionThe JEA board of directors unanimously approved a major solar-power program Tue
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 2 days ago
The JEA board of directors unanimously approved a major solar-power program Tuesday that will invest millions expanding its use of solar panels to about the size of a small power plant, a move even environmental advocates praised as a major step... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Which solar incentive would you choose? Net metering, battery storage or both?The JEA board Tuesday will consider four major solar advancements and a major s
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 3 days ago
The JEA board Tuesday will consider four major solar advancements and a major solar net metering policy change for this community. Three of the four advancements should be applauded but the battery storage incentive and net metering policy change... Read more
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First Coast News
St. Johns residents complain water has zero chlorine, JEA respondsdrinking water to keep it safe. Most wouldn't ask if there was enough chlorine
First Coast News / Posted 6 days ago
drinking water to keep it safe. Most wouldn't ask if there was enough chlorine in their water. In fact, representatives at JEA say they more often get complaints that there is too much chlorine in drinking water. Despite the unpleasant smell or... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
JEA eyes major solar expansion amid thorny debateJEA is set to unveil a sweeping solar-power program Tuesday that would dramatic
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 7 days ago
JEA is set to unveil a sweeping solar-power program Tuesday that would dramatically increase the utility’s investment in solar panels and at the same time change how it provides incentives to residents to adopt rooftop-solar technology, a thorny... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Testimony highlights cost of underground utility linesis in the beginning states of a comprehensive study of all electricity provider
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 9 days ago
is in the beginning states of a comprehensive study of all electricity providers, even those that are publicly owned like JEA and Beaches Energy. Cayce Hinton, the commission’s director of industry development and market analysis, said there... Read more
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First Coast News
Top 5 reasons JEA adjusted water bills this yearJEA credited nearly $1 million to customers in the form of water bill refunds i
First Coast News / Posted 10 days ago
JEA credited nearly $1 million to customers in the form of water bill refunds in 2017. Utility data obtained by First Coast News showed over 15,500 received adjustments totaling $832,000. Plumbing work is number one reason customers received a... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Tuesday Editorial: Write-in loophole needs to be closed in state Constitutionin recent months in Jacksonville. The fact remains that a fraction of students
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 10 days ago
in recent months in Jacksonville. The fact remains that a fraction of students who need the extra help are getting it. If JEA were an investor-owned utility, it would be paying property taxes to the school system. Because it’s municipally owned,... Read more
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First Coast News
JEA linemen going to Puerto Rico to restore powerare still without power in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria slammed the island
First Coast News / Posted 11 days ago
are still without power in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria slammed the island more than two weeks ago. On Sunday, 41 JEA linemen flew from Cecil Airport to San Juan, Puerto Rico to help restore power. More than 90 percent of the island is... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Lessons from Matthew, one year laterwere done each year. In times of crisis, utilities invoke agreements in which
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 13 days ago
were done each year. In times of crisis, utilities invoke agreements in which utilities from other states head to help. JEA decided to arrange from those outside workers to move into hotels before the storm arrived so they could be on the ground... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Monday’s Cheers Editorial: Downtown ambassadors are specialitems so it would be easier for city crews to pick up. • Made the city aware o
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 13 days ago
items so it would be easier for city crews to pick up. • Made the city aware of 11 downed traffic signs and two damaged JEA light tops. • Cleared two floating docks from the Northbank Riverwalk. “The ambassadors did an excellent job — they... Read more
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First Coast News
On Your Side: JEA has credited nearly $1 million to water customers in 2017ST. JOHNS COUNTY, FLA. - Water bill data from JEA shows the utility company has
First Coast News / Posted 14 days ago
ST. JOHNS COUNTY, FLA. - Water bill data from JEA shows the utility company has credited over $832,000 back to customers since September 19. That number is expected increase once abnormal water bills for JEA customers in parts of St. Johns County are... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Friday’s Letters: When will people wake up to the need for prison reform?the unsung heroes of the utility industry. They are first responders in my book
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 14 days ago
the unsung heroes of the utility industry. They are first responders in my book. The heroes I am speaking of are the JEA employees who work at the power plants all the way down to the linemen. During Hurricane Irma, I worked with a line crew... Read more
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First Coast News
Thousands impacted from JEA boil water advisoryJEA has issued a boil water advisory for parts of southern Duval County and nor
First Coast News / Posted 15 days ago
JEA has issued a boil water advisory for parts of southern Duval County and northern St. Johns County after a water main break Wednesday, impacting thousands of customers. JEA told First Coast News that 5,800 accounts are affected by the advisory in... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
JEA sending help to rebuild Puerto Rico power gridJEA is sending linemen and other workers to Puerto Rico to help officials there
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 17 days ago
JEA is sending linemen and other workers to Puerto Rico to help officials there rebuild the island’s power grid, which hurricanes Irma and Maria left so badly damaged that most residents could be in the dark for months. So called-mutual aid... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
JEA is sending help to rebuild Puerto Rico’s power gridJEA is sending linemen and other workers to Puerto Rico to help officials there
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 17 days ago
JEA is sending linemen and other workers to Puerto Rico to help officials there rebuild the island’s power grid, which hurricanes Irma and Maria left so badly damaged that most residents could be in the dark for months. So called-mutual aid... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Pod Rods: quick SUV, wild McLaren, smoking Mustang and electrics on display in Jacksonvillein a parking lot across from Intuition Ale Works. The event, hosted by North Fl
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 20 days ago
in a parking lot across from Intuition Ale Works. The event, hosted by North Florida Transportation Planning Organization, JEA, Clean Fuels Coalition and Sierra Club, showcased pure electric cars like the Tesla Model S and Model X SUV as well as... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Ron Littlepage: City Hall should be doing more to have a workforce that reflects JacksonvilleAuthority has hired six engineers — two whites, one Asian and three African-Ame
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 21 days ago
Authority has hired six engineers — two whites, one Asian and three African-Americans. One is female. As one would expect, JEA has the largest number of engineers with 105. Of those, 68 are white, 16 are Asian, six are Hispanic and 13 are... Read more
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First Coast News
JEA estimated many St. Johns County residents water use and now the bills are higher than usualnot alone. The On Your Side team has received a flood of complaints from Northe
First Coast News / Posted 24 days ago
not alone. The On Your Side team has received a flood of complaints from Northern St. Johns County residents served by the JEA. "The toilets aren't running all the time, the shower isn't leaking," he said," why is my bill so high?" McLester... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Group of teachers promotes voter engagement, turnout for fall electionschool board directly affects their child’s education.” Roach is also the chai
Juneau Empire / Posted 25 days ago
school board directly affects their child’s education.” Roach is also the chair of the Juneau Education Association’s (JEA) Political Action Committee Education (PACE), a group registered with the Alaska Public Offices Commission looking to... Read more
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The Manila Times
721 examinees pass the Forester Licensure examsCebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legazpi, Lucena, Pagadian, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and Zamboa
The Manila Times / Posted 26 days ago
Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legazpi, Lucena, Pagadian, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and Zamboanga this September 2017. 1 ABANILLA, MA JEANELLA ALEJANDRO 2 ABANSI, NORGILLYNE TUBBAY 3 ABATOL, LUTHER JAYNE CADIZ 4 ABDUL HAMID, ABDUL RAHMAN ABEDIN 5 ABDUL... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
After Irma, help arrives slowly in Washington Heights; residents feel forgottentrying to get the government side to come and help.” The government wasn’t alw
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 26 days ago
trying to get the government side to come and help.” The government wasn’t always helpful. For instance, on Thursday, a JEA worker tried to discourage Gordon from putting up a JEA sign that he took from another area warning his neighbors about... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Federal grant could help electrify JTA bus serviceits main office at 100 N. Myrtle Ave. for vehicle maintenance and service. JTA
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 27 days ago
its main office at 100 N. Myrtle Ave. for vehicle maintenance and service. JTA would also buy power for charging from the JEA. The JTA has a Sept. 30, 2020, deadline to use the grant but hopes to implement the solar charging station and initial... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Pod Rods: Car shows are coming; a new Volvo and Gran Turismo McLaren; and Leno’s on a fire enginein them. Dealers will have ride-and-drive opportunities with the latest EV mode
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 27 days ago
in them. Dealers will have ride-and-drive opportunities with the latest EV models. The event, hosted by North Florida TPO, JEA, Chargewell and the Sierra Club, is free, but please register at driveelectricrally.com. • The St. Johns County RV Show... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Hurricane Irma gives most of Florida bath of raw sewageother hurricanes, utilities from undamaged areas sent crews to help communities
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 28 days ago
other hurricanes, utilities from undamaged areas sent crews to help communities in trouble. When hurricanes Charley, Jeanne and Francis came through in 2004, “we were drowning” until Jacksonville and Clay County crews came, TOHO’s Wheeler... Read more
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The Economic Times
North Korea says actions may include Pacific hydrogen bomb testbomb into the Pacific doesn’t sound far-fetched if North Korea has succeeded in
The Economic Times / Posted 28 days ago
bomb into the Pacific doesn’t sound far-fetched if North Korea has succeeded in miniaturizing warheads, said Tahk Min-jea, who teaches rocket science at South Korea’s Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology. "If not possible now, it... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Friday Letters: JEA and city staffers deserve compliments, not ignorant insults700,000 Americans. I must disagree with the letter writer who made snide comme
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 28 days ago
700,000 Americans. I must disagree with the letter writer who made snide comments about those working for the city and JEA. He apparently doesn’t realize that the people answering the calls are, like him, residing in Duval County. They must... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Irma offers an opportunity to create a more resilient Downtownalso revealed the empathy of our city. First responders, National Guard, City
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 30 days ago
also revealed the empathy of our city. First responders, National Guard, City of Jacksonville and other public officials, JEA utility workers, nonprofits, volunteers and neighbors rallied to support those impacted by the hurricane. Irma made an... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Ron Littlepage: Don’t let the hurricane slow our Downtown momentumto aid in the recovery. The things that divided us before Irma will probably c
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 30 days ago
to aid in the recovery. The things that divided us before Irma will probably continue to divide us now. So did how JEA and Mayor Lenny Curry handle Irma? How you feel about JEA’s performance probably depends on how long you were without... Read more
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First Coast News
JEA assess impact from Irma; costs total $30 millioncalled repeatedly," said customer Bob Swing Swing's electric service is back,
First Coast News / Posted 30 days ago
called repeatedly," said customer Bob Swing Swing's electric service is back, but he is still upset with the JEA's communication with him after the storm."They said we have electricity when we don't have electricity," he said. He... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Hurricane recovery costs won’t boost JEA electric ratesTwo hurricane smackdowns in less than a year caused JEA to shell out roughly $5
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 30 days ago
Two hurricane smackdowns in less than a year caused JEA to shell out roughly $50 million in wake of Matthew and Irma, but JEA officials said Wednesday the costly restoration and clean-up won’t trigger an increase in electric rates. JEA’s cost after... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
FAA Works With Florida Drone Operators To Speed Hurricane Recoveryso bringing the power grid back up is critical. In the northern part of the sta
The Aero-News Network / Posted a month ago
so bringing the power grid back up is critical. In the northern part of the state, Jacksonville Electric Authority (JEA) is using drones to assist not only with power restoration, but also to ensure the safety of its crews. JEA said it was... Read more
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First Coast News
St. Johns County homeowners complain of high JEA water billswater bill, it was $100 more than the previous bill to her surprise. "Two and
First Coast News / Posted a month ago
water bill, it was $100 more than the previous bill to her surprise. "Two and a half weeks ago there was a man from JEA out here and he said he was replacing the water meter because it was running continuously," she said. Running... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Tuesday Letters: Don’t vilify Jemele Hill for telling the truthand other critical issues. Now is the time to acknowledge these problems and f
The Florida Times-Union / Posted a month ago
and other critical issues. Now is the time to acknowledge these problems and formulate solutions. To the thousands of JEA customers who have had to spend days in the dark, I feel for you. When my home went dark last week during the early... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Recovery shifts from power restoration to tree debris cleanupof fallen trees and limbs stacked in piles along streets. Seven days after Hur
The Florida Times-Union / Posted a month ago
of fallen trees and limbs stacked in piles along streets. Seven days after Hurricane Irma slammed Northeast Florida, JEA was down to about 180 customers without power Monday evening, which is a fraction of 1 percent of its 461,000... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
In Irma’s wake, Mayor Curry unsure if he’ll make London trip for Jaguars gamethroughout the city’s response efforts in the past week, including on the thorn
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 1 months ago
throughout the city’s response efforts in the past week, including on the thorny issue of power restoration, which falls to JEA, a public agency that operates independently from City Hall. Curry’s Twitter posts have included noticeably fewer... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Power blackout after Irma worst in Nassau Countyin scattered pockets still needed to get electricity back again. Different uti
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 1 months ago
in scattered pockets still needed to get electricity back again. Different utilities serve parts of each of the counties. JEA, which covers most of Duval County and parts of St. Johns and Clay counties, had 312 customers without power, which is a... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Power blackout worst in Nassau Countyin scattered pockets still needed to get electricity back again. Different uti
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 1 months ago
in scattered pockets still needed to get electricity back again. Different utilities serve parts of each of the counties. JEA, which covers most of Duval County and parts of St. Johns and Clay counties, had 312 customers without power, which is a... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Why some have power after Irma while some still do notagain. “There’s a process to it, and I think that’s important for people to kn
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 1 months ago
again. “There’s a process to it, and I think that’s important for people to know,” said Bert Sparks, an aptly named JEA foreman who has seen his share of storm response in his 17 years at the utility. Think of the electric grid as a... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
The Power Playbook: How utilities fix massive electric failuresagain. “There’s a process to it, and I think that’s important for people to kn
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 1 months ago
again. “There’s a process to it, and I think that’s important for people to know,” said Bert Sparks, an aptly named JEA foreman who has seen his share of storm response in his 17 years at the utility. Think of the electric grid as a... Read more
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FOX News
Frustration mounts for Floridians still lacking power after Irmahoped to have fully restored by Sunday night, said a company spokeswoman told t
FOX News / Posted 1 months ago
hoped to have fully restored by Sunday night, said a company spokeswoman told the paper. In the Jacksonville area, utility JEA was at the point where the company could reasonably predict when crews would reach a neighborhood to restore power, CEO... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Different hurricane, same problem of sewer spillsJEA suffered 55 cases of sewage spills when Hurricane Irma dumped rain and knoc
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 1 months ago
JEA suffered 55 cases of sewage spills when Hurricane Irma dumped rain and knocked out power, but the utility said it did better this time than during Hurricane Matthew in controlling how much sewage overflowed from its system. During Hurricane... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
JEA says at least 10,000 customers got flooded during Irmautility that the homes and businesses of at least 10,000 of its customers suffe
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 1 months ago
utility that the homes and businesses of at least 10,000 of its customers suffered flood damage during Hurricane Irma. JEA said some of those buildings will remain in the dark even after it finishes restoring power in their neighborhoods. Irma... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Extensive damage to Wells Fargo Center sends tenants scramblingfor Wells Fargo, the building’s title tenant, said the bank is looking at the p
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 1 months ago
for Wells Fargo, the building’s title tenant, said the bank is looking at the possibility of obtaining temporary space. JEA said Friday that it had brought back online an electrical sub-station that nearly flooded during the storm, making it... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
State partnered with price-tracker GasBuddy during Irmathe official accounts of entities ranging from the Florida Chamber of Commerce
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 1 months ago
the official accounts of entities ranging from the Florida Chamber of Commerce to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office and JEA. Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera also posted on Twitter thanking the team for its help at the EOC, ending with “Keep those... Read more
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