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Boston Herald
Auditor Suzanne Bump: Sex offender watchdog needs to 'do its job'testimony before a joint legislative committee tomorrow on what she contends is
Boston Herald / Posted 8 hours ago
testimony before a joint legislative committee tomorrow on what she contends is a chronic failure by the state’s Sex Offender Registry Board to track convicted offenders. "One thing that can be done is the Sex Offender Registry Board can do... Read more
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chroniclelive
Where does Sunderland owner Ellis Short rank among Championship owners? Here's the full listThe Championship might not be the cash cow of the Premier League when it comes
chroniclelive / Posted 14 hours ago
The Championship might not be the cash cow of the Premier League when it comes to the financial figures involved. But there is still plenty of money swirling round English football’s second tier. With that in mind we’ve taken a look at who owns... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Stratford, Shelton nurses among those disciplined by stateThe Board of Examiners for Nursing disciplined three nurses and one former nurs
Connecticut Post / Posted 14 hours ago
The Board of Examiners for Nursing disciplined three nurses and one former nurse from Shelton last week for cases involving drug use, theft, deceit and mental illness. The board issued a cease and desist order against Lisa Piatak of Shelton to stop... Read more
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The Register Citizen
State disciplines 3 nurses, 1 former nurseThe Board of Examiners for Nursing disciplined three nurses and one former nurs
The Register Citizen / Posted 15 hours ago
The Board of Examiners for Nursing disciplined three nurses and one former nurse last week for unrelated cases involving drug use, theft, deceit and mental health. After a hearing last Wednesday, the board voted to revoke the registered nurse... Read more
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The Washington Times
Abortion clinics built with federal tax law aidFederal taxpayer funding generally isn’t allowed to be spent on abortions, but
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
Federal taxpayer funding generally isn’t allowed to be spent on abortions, but Republicans say they have spotted a loophole in which tax-free municipal bonds have been used to put federal cash on the line in order to help build abortion clinics —... Read more
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New York Magazine
My New York: New York Magazine’s 50th Anniversary IssueThe city is many cities, that’s the beautiful thing. Everyone builds their own
New York Magazine / Posted yesterday
The city is many cities, that’s the beautiful thing. Everyone builds their own New York, mostly out of the people who surround them. But everyone shares the sidewalks, too. And we trade apartments, sometimes finding someone else’s peroxided hair... Read more
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Breitbart
Parents Force School District to Halt Planned Parenthood Sex Ed ProgramThe complaints of hundreds of parents of middle schoolers in North Carolina’s C
Breitbart / Posted yesterday
The complaints of hundreds of parents of middle schoolers in North Carolina’s Cumberland County have forced the school district to suspend a sex education program designed by Planned Parenthood. “I don’t need somebody else teaching my kids, as they... Read more
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Lowell Sun
In Maria aftermath, Lowell awaits wave of Puerto Ricans LOWELL -- Families have begun arriving in Lowell from storm-ravaged Puerto Ri
Lowell Sun / Posted 2 days ago
LOWELL -- Families have begun arriving in Lowell from storm-ravaged Puerto Rico, and officials and community organizations are working on how to best handle the expected influx. There is no... Read more
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Boston Globe
See which New England communities have bid for Amazon’s HQPlenty of communities around the region are entering the nationwide sweepstakes
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
Plenty of communities around the region are entering the nationwide sweepstakes to land Amazon’s second headquarters, which the company says will eventually employ up to 50,000 workers. With bids due to Amazon on Thursday, some communities have... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
'Ample evidence' to justify investigationA look into Keith Raniere's multilevel-marketing history as described in the Ti
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
A look into Keith Raniere's multilevel-marketing history as described in the Times Union special report "Secrets of NXIVM." Yi-Ke Peng Waving a marker, Keith Raniere drew a chart for the prospective sales force that sat before him in folding chairs.... Read more
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Inquirier.net
114 Years of healthcare innovationby reflecting on the dramatic changes that have transpired since October 1903 w
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
by reflecting on the dramatic changes that have transpired since October 1903 when retired Reverend Charles Henry Brent of the Episcopal Missions set up the Dispensary of St. Luke the Beloved Physician. A free clinic which served the... Read more
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Boston Globe
See which New England communities have bid for Amazon’s HQPlenty of communities around the region are entering the nationwide sweepstakes
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
Plenty of communities around the region are entering the nationwide sweepstakes to land Amazon’s second headquarters, which the company says will eventually employ up to 50,000 workers. With bids due to Amazon on Thursday, some communities have... Read more
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Daily Mirror
The complete Championship club owner guideMoney, money, money. It's what makes the world (of football) go round. So, wit
Daily Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
Money, money, money. It's what makes the world (of football) go round. So, without further ado, here's the complete list of money men and women...Aston VillaXia is the charismatic owner of Villa (Image: Neville Williams) Nationality:... Read more
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birminghammail
Villa digest: Potential changes; Villa's Inbetweener; Xia comparedhas excelled for the U23s, scoring five goals in seven games during an impressi
birminghammail / Posted 6 days ago
has excelled for the U23s, scoring five goals in seven games during an impressive run. But with so many seniors ahead of him in the pecking order, breaking into the first-team is still proving to be a tough task. The 21-year-old is a good... Read more
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Boston Globe
New England news in briefDam deemed unsafe set for removal next week The removal of the 175-year-old Ca
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
Dam deemed unsafe set for removal next week The removal of the 175-year-old Carver Cotton Gin Dam on the Satucket River in East Bridgewater is set to begin next week, as part of a long-awaited project that will improve public safety around the... Read more
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Reuters
Instead of U.S. midterms, Sanders focuses on smaller racesWASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders will focus on getting libera
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders will focus on getting liberal candidates elected to state and local offices ahead of next year’s midterm elections rather than on higher-profile U.S. congressional races, to help build a national... Read more
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Boston Globe
If Trump’s corporate tax cuts won’t help the middle class, what would?The point of cutting corporate taxes, as President Trump frames it, is not just
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
The point of cutting corporate taxes, as President Trump frames it, is not just to boost economic growth overall, but also to help working Americans by sparking what he has called a “middle class miracle.” With the US Senate taking the first steps... Read more
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Reuters
Instead of midterm elections, Sanders focuses on local, state racesWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senator Bernie Sanders will focus on getting liberal can
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senator Bernie Sanders will focus on getting liberal candidates elected to state and local offices ahead of next year’s midterm elections rather than on higher-profile U.S. congressional races, to help build a national... Read more
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birminghammail
From Xia to Hemmings: A guide to every Championship club ownerThe Championship might not be the cash cow of the Premier League when it comes
birminghammail / Posted 6 days ago
The Championship might not be the cash cow of the Premier League when it comes to the financial figures involved. But there is still plenty of money swirling round English football's second tier. With that in mind we've taken a look at who owns... Read more
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The Scientist
Bitter Taste Receptors in Uterus May One Day Help Prevent Premature Birthwhile receptors in the airway may play a role in respiration. When Ronghua Zhu
The Scientist / Posted 6 days ago
while receptors in the airway may play a role in respiration. When Ronghua ZhuGe, a physiologist at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, came across a 2010 study that had identified bitter taste receptors on human airway smooth... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
In Memoriam: Summer of 2017May 18, 2017 Roger Ailes, 77, former chairman and CEO of Fox News, died of com
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
May 18, 2017 Roger Ailes, 77, former chairman and CEO of Fox News, died of complications from a subdural hematoma after he fell and suffered a head injury May 10 in the bathroom of his Palm Beach home. The medical examiner’s report said hemophilia... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Marijuana providers awaiting testing requirement detailsdiagnosed with testicular cancer, medical marijuana didn't feel like a valid op
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 days ago
diagnosed with testicular cancer, medical marijuana didn't feel like a valid option. He took opioids to manage the pain of nine months of chemotherapy. To balance the side effects, he took anti-nausea medication. When he stopped wanting food, he... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
VA conceals shoddy care and health workers' mistakes(USA TODAY) — Behind the walls of the nation's oldest veterans’ hospital, the r
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 11 days ago
(USA TODAY) — Behind the walls of the nation's oldest veterans’ hospital, the reports were grim. Medical experts from the Department of Veterans Affairs blamed one botched surgery after another on a lone podiatrist. They said Thomas Franchini... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
VA conceals shoddy care and health workers' mistakes(USA TODAY) — Behind the walls of the nation's oldest veterans’ hospital, the r
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 11 days ago
(USA TODAY) — Behind the walls of the nation's oldest veterans’ hospital, the reports were grim. Medical experts from the Department of Veterans Affairs blamed one botched surgery after another on a lone podiatrist. They said Thomas Franchini... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Amazon hiring 120,000 jobs for the holidaysbeen released after years held captive by a network with ties to the Taliban.
FOX Carolina / Posted 11 days ago
been released after years held captive by a network with ties to the Taliban. 'After the rape, he won': Alleged victims of Weinstein speak out'After the rape, he won': Alleged victims of Weinstein speak out This combination photo shows... Read more
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IMF
Towards 2030: Trends, Opportunities, Challenges and Policies for Inclusive GrowthJonathan D. Ostry Jonathan D. Ostry is Deputy Director of the Research Departm
IMF / Posted 11 days ago
Jonathan D. Ostry Jonathan D. Ostry is Deputy Director of the Research Department (RES) at the International Monetary Fund. His recent responsibilities include leading staff teams on the nexus between income inequality and economic growth. Past... Read more
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Newsweek
How the VA fueled the national opioid crisis and is killing thousands of veteranswith constant pain, and because his right arm had been crippled by a stroke, he
Newsweek / Posted 11 days ago
with constant pain, and because his right arm had been crippled by a stroke, he had to use his left hand to scrawl a note of apology to his buddy: “Marty, Sorry I broke into your house and took your gun to end the pain! FU VA!!! Can’t take it... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pennsylvania sues Trump administration over birth control rollbackthe Trump administration over its move to roll back the Affordable Care Act's b
TribLIVE / Posted 12 days ago
the Trump administration over its move to roll back the Affordable Care Act's birth control coverage mandate. “Millions of women could be denied needed contraceptive care against the advice of science, public health and medical professionals,”... Read more
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IMF
Research Conference on Globalization: Final Session/Roundtable – The Future of GlobalizationModerator: Ernesto Zedillo Ernesto Zedillo is the Director of the Yale Center
IMF / Posted 12 days ago
Moderator: Ernesto Zedillo Ernesto Zedillo is the Director of the Yale Center for the Study of Globalization; Professor in the Field of International Economics and Politics; Professor of International and Area Studies; and Professor Adjunct of... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Chicago's soda tax fizzled after two months. What does that mean...legal challenges, implementation glitches and a screeching, multi-million-dolla
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 12 days ago
legal challenges, implementation glitches and a screeching, multi-million-dollar media battle between the soda industry and public health groups. On Tuesday, in recognition of growing public pressure, Cook County's Board of Commissioners is expected... Read more
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The Herald News
Following a drought things get salty in Swansea, now there's a plan to change thatMichael Holtzman Herald News Staff Reporter @MDHoltzman SWANSEA — In its 4½ ye
The Herald News / Posted 13 days ago
Michael Holtzman Herald News Staff Reporter @MDHoltzman SWANSEA — In its 4½ years of operation as New England’s sole municipal desalination plant to complement drinking supplies, the drought of 2016 produced an ongoing challenge officials seek to... Read more
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Lowell Sun
"Nanny state" label still looms over seat belt bill, chair saysstate" label still looms over seat belt bill, chair says By Colin A. Young STA
Lowell Sun / Posted 13 days ago
state" label still looms over seat belt bill, chair says By Colin A. Young STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE BOSTON -- Police officers and transportation safety experts called on lawmakers to finally throw their support behind a long-stalled bill that... Read more
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The Herald News
Push made to make driver seat belt use mandatory in Mass.Colin A. Young State House News Service Each armed with a personal story to hu
The Herald News / Posted 13 days ago
Colin A. Young State House News Service Each armed with a personal story to humanize the issue, police officers and transportation safety experts pressed lawmakers to finally throw their support behind a long-stalled bill that would allow police... Read more
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Boston Globe
Children are the lesser known victims of the opioid crisishas rarely been as serene as it was one recent afternoon, when the 2-year-old s
Boston Globe / Posted 16 days ago
has rarely been as serene as it was one recent afternoon, when the 2-year-old slept soundly for a few hours, bundled in a soft red blanket decorated with tiny hearts. His grandmother, Susan Lopes, looked at the usually hyperactive child with a... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Neighbors say noise from wind turbine has made them miserableResidents in Scituate, Massachusetts, who live near a wind turbine claim it's r
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 17 days ago
Residents in Scituate, Massachusetts, who live near a wind turbine claim it's ruining the quality of their lives. Many say the wind turbine is causing nausea, dizziness, ringing in ears and sleep deprivation and they want it shut down for... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Neighbors say noise from wind turbine has made them miserableSCITUATE, Mass. - Residents in Scituate, Massachusetts, who live near a wind tu
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 17 days ago
SCITUATE, Mass. - Residents in Scituate, Massachusetts, who live near a wind turbine claim it's ruining the quality of their lives. Many say the wind turbine is causing nausea, dizziness, ringing in ears and sleep deprivation and they want it shut... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Neighbors say noise from wind turbine has made them miserableSCITUATE, Mass. - Residents in Scituate, Massachusetts, who live near a wind tu
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 17 days ago
SCITUATE, Mass. - Residents in Scituate, Massachusetts, who live near a wind turbine claim it's ruining the quality of their lives. Many say the wind turbine is causing nausea, dizziness, ringing in ears and sleep deprivation and they want it shut... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Neighbors say noise from wind turbine has made them miserableSCITUATE, Mass. - Residents in Scituate, Massachusetts, who live near a wind tu
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 17 days ago
SCITUATE, Mass. - Residents in Scituate, Massachusetts, who live near a wind turbine claim it's ruining the quality of their lives. Many say the wind turbine is causing nausea, dizziness, ringing in ears and sleep deprivation and they want it shut... Read more
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ajc.com
Neighbors say noise from wind turbine has made them miserableResidents in Scituate, Massachusetts, who live near a wind turbine claim it's r
ajc.com / Posted 17 days ago
Residents in Scituate, Massachusetts, who live near a wind turbine claim it's ruining the quality of their lives. Many say the wind turbine is causing nausea, dizziness, ringing in ears and sleep deprivation and they want it shut down for... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Neighbors say noise from wind turbine has made them miserableResidents in Scituate, Massachusetts, who live near a wind turbine claim it's r
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 17 days ago
Residents in Scituate, Massachusetts, who live near a wind turbine claim it's ruining the quality of their lives. Many say the wind turbine is causing nausea, dizziness, ringing in ears and sleep deprivation and they want it shut down for... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Neighbors say noise from wind turbine has made them miserableResidents in Scituate, Massachusetts, who live near a wind turbine claim it's r
Dayton Daily News / Posted 17 days ago
Residents in Scituate, Massachusetts, who live near a wind turbine claim it's ruining the quality of their lives. Many say the wind turbine is causing nausea, dizziness, ringing in ears and sleep deprivation and they want it shut down for... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Neighbors say noise from wind turbine has made them miserableResidents in Scituate, Massachusetts, who live near a wind turbine claim it's r
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 17 days ago
Residents in Scituate, Massachusetts, who live near a wind turbine claim it's ruining the quality of their lives. Many say the wind turbine is causing nausea, dizziness, ringing in ears and sleep deprivation and they want it shut down for... Read more
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Boston Globe
Debate over criminal justice reform heats upin coming weeks over how the Legislature ought to reform the state’s criminal j
Boston Globe / Posted 17 days ago
in coming weeks over how the Legislature ought to reform the state’s criminal justice system, as advocates and elected officials grapple to find the right balance between punishment and rehabilitation. Votes in both the House and Senate on... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Former Brockton VA doctor now registered sex offenderA psychiatrist who worked for about four years at the Brockton VA campus is now
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 17 days ago
A psychiatrist who worked for about four years at the Brockton VA campus is now a registered sex offender, after pleading guilty to the use of a communications system to facilitate offenses involving children Marc Larocque Enterprise Staff Writer... Read more
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FOX News
Remembering the fallendeadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history left 58 dead and 489 people inju
FOX News / Posted 17 days ago
deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history left 58 dead and 489 people injured after a gunman opened fire on crowd of 22,000 concertgoers during a country music festival Sunday, October 1, 2017 on the Las Vegas Strip. As the tragic news... Read more
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FOX News
Remembering the fallenThe deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history left 58 dead and 489 people
FOX News / Posted 17 days ago
The deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history left 58 dead and 489 people injured after a gunman opened fire on crowd of 22,000 concertgoers during a country music festival Sunday, October 1, 2017 on the Las Vegas Strip. As the tragic news... Read more
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Garden City News
School district begins superintendent searchAn executive search for the next “CEO of the school district” is well underway,
Garden City News / Posted 17 days ago
An executive search for the next “CEO of the school district” is well underway, with Garden City Public Schools taking on professional help to evaluate candidates. The first presentation on the search, a look at Garden City Schools’ “Leadership... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Moms Of Children With Rare Genetic Illness Push For Wider Newborn Screening - Moms Of Children With Rare Genetic Illness Push For Wider Newborn Screening Anna Gorman Kaiser Health News SAN DIEGO — Kerri De Nies received the news this spring from h...Moms Of Children With Rare Genetic Illness Push For Wider Newborn ScreeningAnna
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 18 days ago
Moms Of Children With Rare Genetic Illness Push For Wider Newborn ScreeningAnna Gorman, Kaiser Health News SAN DIEGO — Kerri De Nies received the news this spring from her son’s pediatrician: Her chubby-cheeked toddler had a rare brain... Read more
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FOX News
Remembering the fallendeadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history left 58 dead and 489 people inju
FOX News / Posted 18 days ago
deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history left 58 dead and 489 people injured after a gunman opened fire on crowd of 22,000 concertgoers during a country music festival on the Las Vegas Strip. As the tragic news unfolded throughout the... Read more
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FOX News
Remembering the fallenThe deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history left 58 dead and 489 people
FOX News / Posted 18 days ago
The deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history left 58 dead and 489 people injured after a gunman opened fire on crowd of 22,000 concertgoers during a country music festival on the Las Vegas Strip. As the tragic news unfolded throughout the day,... Read more
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