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Canberra Times
Don't shoot the climate change messengerroutinely respond months in advance to forecast patterns of rainfall and wind.
Canberra Times / Posted 11 hours ago
routinely respond months in advance to forecast patterns of rainfall and wind. Once thriving wetlands close to the Murray River at Mildura in north-west Victoria. Photo: Jessica Shapiro By contrast, when many of the same scientists predict... Read more
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The Age
Don't shoot the climate change messengerroutinely respond months in advance to forecast patterns of rainfall and wind.
The Age / Posted 14 hours ago
routinely respond months in advance to forecast patterns of rainfall and wind. Once thriving wetlands close to the Murray River at Mildura in north-west Victoria. Photo: Jessica Shapiro By contrast, when many of the same scientists predict... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Don't shoot the climate change messengerroutinely respond months in advance to forecast patterns of rainfall and wind.
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 14 hours ago
routinely respond months in advance to forecast patterns of rainfall and wind. Once thriving wetlands close to the Murray River at Mildura in north-west Victoria. Photo: Jessica Shapiro By contrast, when many of the same scientists predict... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Thirroul’s Wolf Gordon heading to Country Music FestivalI really couldn't be happier,” he said. Gordon will perform the winning song –
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
I really couldn't be happier,” he said. Gordon will perform the winning song – which was written while on holiday to the Murray River – on the Fanzone Stage, Saturday January 27 along with five other finalists and two major winners. It’s been a... Read more
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Manning River Times
The history of Australian National Flagownership of Western Australia (New Holland) to British rule. Western Australia
Manning River Times / Posted yesterday
ownership of Western Australia (New Holland) to British rule. Western Australia was under British rule until 1890. The Murray River Flag was an unofficial flag in 1853. The National Colonial Flag was designed by Captain John Bingle and Captain... Read more
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The Border Mail
Wodonga snubbed as home for cross border commissionerPreferred location: The Marina Bridge across the Murray River at Mildura. The c
The Border Mail / Posted yesterday
Preferred location: The Marina Bridge across the Murray River at Mildura. The city would be home to Victoria's cross border commissioner under the Coalition. MILDURA will be home to Victoria’s cross border commissioner if the Coalition is elected in... Read more
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The Border Mail
Royal Life Saving research hopes to understand swimming, drinking attitudesPark foreshore this week, in a bid to determine why so many people have drowned
The Border Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Park foreshore this week, in a bid to determine why so many people have drowned in the nation’s waterways. Of the 68 Murray River drownings since 2002/2003, five of them have occurred on the Border. That figure makes the Noreuil Park bend... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Ski boat catches fire, sinks on Murray River near BlanchetownA SKI boat caught fire and sunk on the Murray River near Blanchetown this after
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 3 days ago
A SKI boat caught fire and sunk on the Murray River near Blanchetown this afternoon. Police, firefighters and ambulance crews were dispatched to Griffens Marina, Paisley, about 5.50pm in response to reports of a boat fire. A woman sustained minor... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Ski boat catches fire, sinks on Murray River near BlanchetownA SKI boat caught fire and sunk on the Murray River near Blanchetown this after
Adelaide Now / Posted 3 days ago
A SKI boat caught fire and sunk on the Murray River near Blanchetown this afternoon. Police, firefighters and ambulance crews were dispatched to Griffens Marina, Paisley, about 5.50pm in response to reports of a boat fire. A woman sustained minor... Read more
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News.com.au
Ski boat catches fire, sinks on Murray River near Blanchetownforcing boaties to scramble to douse the flames. Source: 7 News Adelaide. A SK
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
forcing boaties to scramble to douse the flames. Source: 7 News Adelaide. A SKI boat caught fire and sunk on the Murray River near Blanchetown this afternoon. Police, firefighters and ambulance crews were dispatched to Griffens Marina,... Read more
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The Border Mail
‘Well done Macca’ – Mark Latham applauds mayor for memealways, we’ll be staging a mix of fun and formalities to ensure everyone enjoys
The Border Mail / Posted 5 days ago
always, we’ll be staging a mix of fun and formalities to ensure everyone enjoys a great day on the banks of the beautiful Murray River. “The program includes a Welcome to Country and a First Nations touch football challenge to celebrate our... Read more
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The Border Mail
Coalition pledges to solve anomalies with cross-border commissionercommissioner since 2012, with James McTavish having held the role since 2014.
The Border Mail / Posted 5 days ago
commissioner since 2012, with James McTavish having held the role since 2014. Mr Walsh said border anomalies had plagued Murray River centres like Albury-Wodonga for too long with licencing issues and the coordination of emergency services just... Read more
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The Border Mail
Kurt Longford to lead newly-formed Wodonga Wombats in Murray Cupplayed most of his football at Yanco, but also spent time at Wagga Brothers, Le
The Border Mail / Posted 6 days ago
played most of his football at Yanco, but also spent time at Wagga Brothers, Leeton, Narrandera, Bidgee Hurricanes and the Murray River Warriors. He is delighted to take on his first senior coaching role. “I’m in the process of approaching a few... Read more
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The Border Mail
‘Negligible’ economic impact of trial ban prompts jeersby NSW Roads and Maritime Services and Murray Darling Basin Authority, the info
The Border Mail / Posted 8 days ago
by NSW Roads and Maritime Services and Murray Darling Basin Authority, the information session discussed the Murray River draft erosion management plan, now out for public consultation. A quick show of hands indicated the audience... Read more
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The Border Mail
Murray Cup move far from certain for Greens after leaving Group 9track than Tumbarumba and Narrandera are. “I wouldn’t want to see them not pla
The Border Mail / Posted 9 days ago
track than Tumbarumba and Narrandera are. “I wouldn’t want to see them not playing at all.” The Wodonga Wombats will join the competition in 2018 alongside Wodonga Storm, CSU Mud Dogs, Murray River Warriors, North Eastern Knights and Corowa Couga... Read more
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News.com.au
Meet Adelaide’s real life Starmanplans for a second, near Mannum. Some of the best places in SA, he says, are t
News.com.au / Posted 10 days ago
plans for a second, near Mannum. Some of the best places in SA, he says, are the Flinders Ranges, Oonadatta and along the Murray River. “People around the world are realising that we are beginning to lose the dark sky — I think it would be... Read more
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The Border Mail
Forum on erosion and wake boats to see ideas wash over townresidents Jeanette Bennett and Peter White last month expressed their concerns
The Border Mail / Posted 10 days ago
residents Jeanette Bennett and Peter White last month expressed their concerns about wake boats on this section of the Murray River. Divided opinions are likely at Monday’s Bundalong community forum that will discuss a proposed ban on high... Read more
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The Border Mail
Forum on erosion and wake boats to see ideas wash over townresidents Jeanette Bennett and Peter White last month expressed their concerns
The Border Mail / Posted 10 days ago
residents Jeanette Bennett and Peter White last month expressed their concerns about wake boats on this section of the Murray River. Divided opinions are likely at Monday’s Bundalong community forum that will discuss a proposed ban on high... Read more
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The Border Mail
Thurgoona Farmers’ Market takes fresh approach at Kinross Woolshedfood grown in your area and to know the people who grew the food. “It’s a pers
The Border Mail / Posted 11 days ago
food grown in your area and to know the people who grew the food. “It’s a personal and engaging way to buy your food.” Murray River Farmer’s Market (Albury) is held at Hovell Tree Park every second Saturday morning while Gateway Village... Read more
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The North West Star
Drink-drowning cases an average of four times over legal driving limitthe country, with 33 drowning deaths from the previous ten years. Ms Peden sai
The North West Star / Posted 12 days ago
the country, with 33 drowning deaths from the previous ten years. Ms Peden said Brisbane River came second behind the Murray River, which spans across multiple states. "The Brisbane River is pretty big as well and is prone to flooding and we... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Drink-drowning cases an average of four times over legal driving limitthe country, with 33 drowning deaths from the previous ten years. Ms Peden sai
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 12 days ago
the country, with 33 drowning deaths from the previous ten years. Ms Peden said Brisbane River came second behind the Murray River, which spans across multiple states. “The Brisbane River is pretty big as well and is prone to flooding and we... Read more
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The Age
Drink-drowning cases an average of four times over legal driving limitthe country, with 33 drowning deaths from the previous ten years. Ms Peden sai
The Age / Posted 12 days ago
the country, with 33 drowning deaths from the previous ten years. Ms Peden said Brisbane River came second behind the Murray River, which spans across multiple states. “The Brisbane River is pretty big as well and is prone to flooding and we... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Drowned swimmers on average four times over legal driving limitthe country, with 33 drowning deaths from the previous ten years. Ms Peden sai
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 12 days ago
the country, with 33 drowning deaths from the previous ten years. Ms Peden said Brisbane River came second behind the Murray River, which spans across multiple states. “The Brisbane River is pretty big as well and is prone to flooding and we... Read more
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The Age
Drowned swimmers on average four times over legal driving limitthe country, with 33 drowning deaths from the previous ten years. Ms Peden sai
The Age / Posted 12 days ago
the country, with 33 drowning deaths from the previous ten years. Ms Peden said Brisbane River came second behind the Murray River, which spans across multiple states. “The Brisbane River is pretty big as well and is prone to flooding and we... Read more
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The Border Mail
Murray River action group believes wake boat ban will be changedgoing to take it all in ... and work with us to make it a more friendly activit
The Border Mail / Posted 12 days ago
going to take it all in ... and work with us to make it a more friendly activity zone A group trying to stop a proposed Murray River wakeboarding ban believes Thursday’s two-hour meeting on the water has helped convince authorities to alter... Read more
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The Border Mail
Just mention the Murray and it stirs somethingLONG JOURNEY: Brad McCabe set off from Albury to paddle the Murray River to rai
The Border Mail / Posted 13 days ago
LONG JOURNEY: Brad McCabe set off from Albury to paddle the Murray River to raise funds for Beyond Blue, inspired by his brother Tom, who took his own life. I read that Brad McCabe, a young man in his 20s, left Albury last Saturday to paddle a canoe... Read more
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The Border Mail
Just mention the Murray and it stirs somethingaware of suicide and the devastating effect it can have. LONG JOURNEY: Brad Mc
The Border Mail / Posted 13 days ago
aware of suicide and the devastating effect it can have. LONG JOURNEY: Brad McCabe set off from Albury to paddle the Murray River to raise funds for Beyond Blue, inspired by his brother Tom, who took his own life. I love the Murray River. My... Read more
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The Courier
Throwback Thursday | Ballarat sport in January, 2008cricket country week U/15 grand final between Ballarat Gold v Gisborne, Simon O
The Courier / Posted 13 days ago
cricket country week U/15 grand final between Ballarat Gold v Gisborne, Simon Ogilvie (Ballarat). Participants in the Murray River Marathon: from left Liana Jackson, Karl Curran, Glenn Hilton, Merv Attkinson, John Ferguson. Junior sports star... Read more
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News.com.au
Luxury beach houses on the market in SAof its other impressive features include Jarrah floors, high ceilings and views
News.com.au / Posted 15 days ago
of its other impressive features include Jarrah floors, high ceilings and views along the coast to the mouth of the Murray river. The property is full of unique and high-end features on a 730sqm block. It is on the market with Raine & Horne... Read more
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Australian Senior Golfer
2018 A great year for Australian Senior Amateur Golf: How, When and Where to Playbeginning on September 10 and running until September 12. The venue in 2018 is
Australian Senior Golfer / Posted 15 days ago
beginning on September 10 and running until September 12. The venue in 2018 is Hill Top and Shepparton Golf Clubs on the Murray River. In 2017 Doug Francis defeated clubmate John Kelly by one stroke to claim the Victorian Senior Amateur... Read more
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The Courier
Family searches for answers after cross goes missingunofficial memorials on public land. Aaron Ogg, pictured above, was 30-years-o
The Courier / Posted 16 days ago
unofficial memorials on public land. Aaron Ogg, pictured above, was 30-years-old when he got into trouble and died in the Murray River in 2012, shocking those who knew him. Wanting a place to remember Aaron, his family decided to hang a cross... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Victoria on high fire alert as temperatures climb into the 40sroad networks are cut, that impedes their travel and makes it very dangerous."
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 17 days ago
road networks are cut, that impedes their travel and makes it very dangerous." With large crowds expected to flock to the Murray River over the weekend, Victoria Lifesaving urged people to take care. There have been nine drowning deaths in... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Victoria on high fire alert as temperatures set to hit mid-40scut, that impedes their travel and makes it very dangerous."Drowning warnings
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 18 days ago
cut, that impedes their travel and makes it very dangerous."Drowning warnings With large crowds expected to flock to the Murray River over the weekend, Victoria Lifesaving is urging people to take care. There have been nine drowning deaths in... Read more
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The Border Mail
Film of swimmers’ 2400km Murray River adventure nearly completeALONG THE WAY: The Border Mail snapped Murray River swimmers Hunter and Eric He
The Border Mail / Posted 18 days ago
ALONG THE WAY: The Border Mail snapped Murray River swimmers Hunter and Eric Helmick during their stop at Lake Hume Village in November, 2016. A documentary about an American family’s 2400 kilometre swim down the Murray River is close to... Read more
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News.com.au
A dream home for active kidsstorage area,” he says. The home includes an upstairs loft for storage.Source:
News.com.au / Posted 19 days ago
storage area,” he says. The home includes an upstairs loft for storage.Source:Supplied Murray Bridge, which sits by the Murray River southeast of Adelaide, is popular with young families and investors, Mr Price says. More than 260 houses were... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Adelaide chefs spill their summer barbecue secretslump charcoal Hickory, ironbark, or fruit wood (optional) 1-1.2kg Coorong Ang
The Courier Mail / Posted 20 days ago
lump charcoal Hickory, ironbark, or fruit wood (optional) 1-1.2kg Coorong Angus bone-in rib eye (about 5cm thick) 1 tbsp Murray River salt Freshly ground pepper, to taste 1. The night before you plan to serve the steak, take it out of any... Read more
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The Border Mail
Changing attitudes flow over as respect for the Murray growsman deciding it was too shallow to jump in. People at Albury’s Noreuil Park on
The Border Mail / Posted 22 days ago
man deciding it was too shallow to jump in. People at Albury’s Noreuil Park on New Year’s Day appeared to be treating the Murray River just how authorities wished – with respect. Seventy people have drowned in the river in the past 15 years,... Read more
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The Border Mail
Wake up to river erosionI’m not sure if you’re aware yet but the Murray River Erosion Management Commit
The Border Mail / Posted 25 days ago
I’m not sure if you’re aware yet but the Murray River Erosion Management Committee is preparing a draft management plan to try and address bank erosion on the 50-kilometre stretch of the Murray River between Corowa and Bundalong, at the top end of... Read more
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The Border Mail
Community celebrates Father Kevin Flanagan’s ‘ministry of welcome’of God.” Father Flanagan’s hobbies included many sports, especially canoeing,
The Border Mail / Posted 26 days ago
of God.” Father Flanagan’s hobbies included many sports, especially canoeing, with Father Bernie Moylan describing the Murray River as his friend’s lifeblood. “The river was his cathedral, it was where he came closest to God,” Father Moylan... Read more
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Weekly Times
Police focus on rural roadson regional roads compared with 103 in metropolitan areas. Victoria Police tod
Weekly Times / Posted 27 days ago
on regional roads compared with 103 in metropolitan areas. Victoria Police today joined their NSW counterparts along the Murray River to highlight the importance of safe county driving in the lead-up to the New Year’s Eve weekend. Road Policing... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Dead calm: Beware the drowning risk of rivers this summerlose their inhibitions, they're impaired and they can't respond as well as they
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 27 days ago
lose their inhibitions, they're impaired and they can't respond as well as they're used to." Of the 49 deaths in the Murray River, more than a quarter were boating immediately prior to drowning and nearly half had alcohol in their... Read more
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The Border Mail
Murray River group talks safety and etiquette, not a wake banto highlight boat safety and behaviour in the campaign against proposals to res
The Border Mail / Posted 27 days ago
to highlight boat safety and behaviour in the campaign against proposals to restrict some water sports in a section of the Murray River. Picture: MARK JESSER A petition trying to stop a proposed ban on some Murray River high wash activities has... Read more
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The Border Mail
Great Victorian Bike Ride returns to the North East in 2018the foothills of the Alpine region,” she said. “It’s not just mountains that w
The Border Mail / Posted 28 days ago
the foothills of the Alpine region,” she said. “It’s not just mountains that we will get to see however, with the mighty Murray River also a key part of the route. “RACV Great Vic riders love becoming a local for a night, sampling produce and... Read more
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The Border Mail
Draft plan shows Murray River erosion levels doubled in 7 yearswash breaking on the bank of the River Murray, near Corowa. Picture: MURRAY DAR
The Border Mail / Posted 29 days ago
wash breaking on the bank of the River Murray, near Corowa. Picture: MURRAY DARLING BASIN AUTHORITY Erosion levels in a Murray River section have more than doubled in the past seven years, according to monitoring carried out by Murray Darling... Read more
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News.com.au
Where to find a beach house bargainmean being by the sea. This three-bedroom Blanchetown home on 472sqm was built
News.com.au / Posted 29 days ago
mean being by the sea. This three-bedroom Blanchetown home on 472sqm was built by Sarah Homes and has views over the Murray River. It is priced at $295,000, being sold by Harcourts Barossa Valley.Source:Supplied But before taking the plunge... Read more
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Canberra Times
Sand, swimming and snakes: How Mildura's unique surf lifesaving club survivedBeing a volunteer lifesaver on the banks of the Murray River at Mildura doesn't
Canberra Times / Posted 29 days ago
Being a volunteer lifesaver on the banks of the Murray River at Mildura doesn't tend to have the drama of TV reality show Bondi Rescue. There aren't waves as such, although veteran patroller Greg Rhodes likes to surf-ski the wakes of passing paddle... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Sand, swimming and snakes: How Mildura's unique surf lifesaving club survivedBeing a volunteer lifesaver on the banks of the Murray River at Mildura doesn't
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 29 days ago
Being a volunteer lifesaver on the banks of the Murray River at Mildura doesn't tend to have the drama of TV reality show Bondi Rescue. There aren't waves as such, although veteran patroller Greg Rhodes likes to surf-ski the wakes of passing paddle... Read more
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The Age
Sand, swimming and snakes: How Mildura's unique surf lifesaving club survivedBeing a volunteer lifesaver on the banks of the Murray River at Mildura doesn't
The Age / Posted 29 days ago
Being a volunteer lifesaver on the banks of the Murray River at Mildura doesn't tend to have the drama of TV reality show Bondi Rescue. There aren't waves as such, although veteran patroller Greg Rhodes likes to surf-ski the wakes of passing paddle... Read more
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Canberra Times
Deride the high country: Parks Victoria plans big cut to feral horse numbers Park, destroying habitat for threatened native plants and animals and fouling m
Canberra Times / Posted a month ago
Park, destroying habitat for threatened native plants and animals and fouling mountain streams, including the source of the Murray River. Wild horses in the Snowy Mountains. Photo: Judy Goggin and Paul McIver The Murray's source would be a clear... Read more
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The Age
Deride the high country: Parks Victoria plans big cut to feral horse numbers Park, destroying habitat for threatened native plants and animals and fouling m
The Age / Posted a month ago
Park, destroying habitat for threatened native plants and animals and fouling mountain streams, including the source of the Murray River. Wild horses in the Snowy Mountains. Photo: Judy Goggin and Paul McIver The Murray's source would be a clear... Read more
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