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The Columbian
DeVos takes brave step with college sex assault policyaway violent or abusive acts. In the criminal justice system, the word was out
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
away violent or abusive acts. In the criminal justice system, the word was out — don’t blame the victim. In 2011, the Office of Civil Rights for the Education Department sent a “Dear Colleague” letter to colleges with new guidelines for... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
Forum about racism on college campuses heldplaintiffs.” Ifill continued: “Now, we’re faced with an administration that is
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 3 days ago
plaintiffs.” Ifill continued: “Now, we’re faced with an administration that is hostile towards civil rights—hostile to the Office of Civil Rights, itself.” Ifill said that even though the Supreme Court of the United States affirmed the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Feds investigate Title IX complaint against UAlbany athletic programWhile still under contract with the university this academic year, he sent a le
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
While still under contract with the university this academic year, he sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights in November — eight months after Albany cut the program — citing a lack of competition. The office... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Ending witch huntsshe said, had "failed too many students" by radically curtailing due process. S
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
she said, had "failed too many students" by radically curtailing due process. She's right. In April 2011, the department's Office of Civil Rights sent a "Dear Colleague" letter to campus administrators effectively demanding new procedures when it... Read more
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Boston Globe
Surprisingly, some feminist lawyers side with Trump and DeVos on campus assault policyCenter, charged last week. Women’s rights groups also recoiled upon hearing th
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
Center, charged last week. Women’s rights groups also recoiled upon hearing that Candice Jackson, the acting head of the Office of Civil Rights, dismissed the bulk of sexual assault accusations as drunken sexual encounters that women had later... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Family demands video of man killed by train on Long Beach Metro platformthe group charged. At the time, the U.S. Department of Transportation said it
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 6 days ago
the group charged. At the time, the U.S. Department of Transportation said it was reviewing the complaint. The DOT’s office of civil rights did not immediately respond to a message Thursday. The issue of security on the rail system became... Read more
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ABC News
Complaints: Border officers engaged in pattern of 'egregious' abuse against minorsis now attending college. Her 2010 complaint regarding her allegations of thre
ABC News / Posted 6 days ago
is now attending college. Her 2010 complaint regarding her allegations of threats and verbal abuse was investigated by the office of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties at the Department of Homeland Security. The investigators claim that Ocampo was... Read more
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The Johns Hopkins News-Letter
Admin resists potential shift in sexual assault policy – The Johns Hopkins Newsby the office, equal access to information and equal opportunities to be heard
The Johns Hopkins News-Letter / Posted 7 days ago
by the office, equal access to information and equal opportunities to be heard during any adjudication processes. The Office of Civil Rights opened a Title IX investigation into the University in 2014. Gaslevic stated that the investigation is... Read more
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The Chronicle
Duke's top lawyer on task force that formed recent Title IX policy recommendationsit was a victory and recognition of the flaws in systems that had failed victim
The Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
it was a victory and recognition of the flaws in systems that had failed victims, sparking an increase in complaints to the Office of Civil Rights about universities' enforcement of sexual misconduct policies. As a letter, the 2011 guidance did not... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Expect glamour, social awareness, hilarity at Mr. and Ms. Gay Seattle ’17served as an Honorable Commissioner under the Seattle Commission for Sexual Min
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 days ago
served as an Honorable Commissioner under the Seattle Commission for Sexual Minorities, working with the City of Seattle’s Office of Civil Rights where she advises on LGBTQI equal rights. Manila has also founded with FCS the Lola Maharlika LGBT... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Campus kangaroo courts on sexual assaultshe said, had “failed too many students” by radically curtailing due process. S
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 8 days ago
she said, had “failed too many students” by radically curtailing due process. She’s right. In April 2011, the department’s Office of Civil Rights sent a “Dear Colleague” letter to campus administrators effectively demanding new procedures when it... Read more
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Black Press USA
CBC Members Host Forum about Racism on College Campusesplaintiffs.” Ifill continued: “Now, we’re faced with an administration that is
Black Press USA / Posted 8 days ago
plaintiffs.” Ifill continued: “Now, we’re faced with an administration that is hostile towards civil rights—hostile to the Office of Civil Rights, itself.” Ifill said that even though the Supreme Court of the United States affirmed the... Read more
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Business Wire
Why You Should Be Worried about HIPAA: Two Day Seminar (Orlando, FL, United States - December 7-8, 2017)enigmatic law based on over 1,000 risk assessments performed as well as years o
Business Wire / Posted 8 days ago
enigmatic law based on over 1,000 risk assessments performed as well as years of experience in dealing directly with the Office of Civil Rights HIPAA auditors. I will also speak to real life audits conducted by the Federal government (I've been... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
PAUSD surveys students on sexual assaultto report any instance whatsoever." The issue of sexual assaults at PAUSD camp
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 9 days ago
to report any instance whatsoever." The issue of sexual assaults at PAUSD campuses came to the forefront after the Office of Civil Rights completed a four year investigation that found this district failed to take appropriate steps in a... Read more
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BART
BART holds kick-off for Measure RR small-business outreachthe $3.5 billion bond passed by voters in 2016 to improve BART’s aging infrastr
BART / Posted 9 days ago
the $3.5 billion bond passed by voters in 2016 to improve BART’s aging infrastructure. Thursday’s event sponsored by BART’s Office of Civil Rights is part of the effort to spread the word about potential jobs for local businesses as part of the... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Bret Stephens: DeVos ending campus witch hunt on sexual assaultshe said, had “failed too many students” by radically curtailing due process. S
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 9 days ago
she said, had “failed too many students” by radically curtailing due process. She’s right. In April 2011, the department’s Office of Civil Rights sent a “Dear Colleague” letter to campus administrators effectively demanding new procedures when it... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Bret Stephens: DeVos ending campus witch hunt on sexual assaultshe said, had “failed too many students” by radically curtailing due process. S
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
she said, had “failed too many students” by radically curtailing due process. She’s right. In April 2011, the department’s Office of Civil Rights sent a “Dear Colleague” letter to campus administrators effectively demanding new procedures when it... Read more
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TribLIVE
Betsy DeVos stirs debate around college sex assaults: 5 things to know today19 other state attorneys general in urging DeVos not to go proceed with the rol
TribLIVE / Posted 9 days ago
19 other state attorneys general in urging DeVos not to go proceed with the rollback. DeVos said she was rescinding the Office of Civil Rights guidance documents issued under the Obama administration — "the era of rule by letter is over" — and... Read more
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The Daily Californian
UC Berkeley reacts to Betsy DeVos' plans to change Title IX policydeny due process to students accused of sexual misconduct. Under former presid
The Daily Californian / Posted 10 days ago
deny due process to students accused of sexual misconduct. Under former president Barack Obama’s administration, the Office of Civil Rights, or OCR, released a memo in April 2011 called a “Dear Colleague” letter, expanding Title IX guidelines... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Lori Riley: Felice Duffy, Title IX Pioneer, Fights For Fairness On Both Sidesbeen accused of not doing [in the past] – the complainant," she said. "Whether
Hartford Courant / Posted 12 days ago
been accused of not doing [in the past] – the complainant," she said. "Whether it's intentional or not, you've got the [Office of Civil Rights] saying here's all this money to help victims, survivors, complainants. Which is good. The last thing... Read more
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The Mercury News
Pay raise debacle puts Palo Alto schools superintendent in hot waterin management.” “We’ve had a number of self-inflicted issues in PAUSD the last
The Mercury News / Posted 13 days ago
in management.” “We’ve had a number of self-inflicted issues in PAUSD the last couple years, from budget shortfalls to (Office of Civil Rights) investigations, Title IX failures, and missing board minutes,” Collins told The Daily News in an... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Betsy DeVos Plans To Overhaul 'Failed' Title IX Policiestoo many students." "Instead of working with schools on behalf of students, th
KGTV San Diego / Posted 13 days ago
too many students." "Instead of working with schools on behalf of students, the prior administration weaponized the Office of Civil Rights to work against schools and against students," DeVos said. DeVos' biggest gripe with that system? An... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Betsy DeVos Plans To Overhaul 'Failed' Title IX Policiestoo many students." "Instead of working with schools on behalf of students, th
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 13 days ago
too many students." "Instead of working with schools on behalf of students, the prior administration weaponized the Office of Civil Rights to work against schools and against students," DeVos said. DeVos' biggest gripe with that system? An... Read more
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Salon.com
Betsy DeVos threatens to rewrite campus sexual assault policyreality is that Lady Justice is not blind on campuses today.” DeVos accused the
Salon.com / Posted 13 days ago
reality is that Lady Justice is not blind on campuses today.” DeVos accused the Obama administration of “weaponizing” the Office of Civil Rights to “work against schools and against students,” while calling out schools who employ such a broad... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Betsy DeVos plans to change how campuses deal with sexual assault. How does that impact Washington schools?guidelines that even lawyers found difficult to navigate. DeVos also said the p
The Seattle Times / Posted 13 days ago
guidelines that even lawyers found difficult to navigate. DeVos also said the policy had “weaponized” the department’s Office of Civil Rights (OCR), using it to open up hundreds of investigations into sexual misconduct at schools. Still, while... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
DeVos to revamp Title IX guidance on sex assaults on college campusWASHINGTON - Saying the Obama administration “weaponized” the U.S. Education De
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 13 days ago
WASHINGTON - Saying the Obama administration “weaponized” the U.S. Education Department’s Office of Civil Rights to work against students and schools, U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Thursday said she would replace the current approach to... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Betsy DeVos Signals A Pullback On Campus Sex Misconduct Enforcementsex discrimination in education. It has been best known for driving the expansi
KERA North Texas / Posted 13 days ago
sex discrimination in education. It has been best known for driving the expansion of girls' and women's sports. The Office of Civil Rights, or OCR, under President Obama took the position that Title IX protects girls and women from the... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
DeVos to revamp Title IX guidance on school sex assaultseen their side of the story, they said. Time Saying the Obama administration
Detroit Free Press / Posted 13 days ago
seen their side of the story, they said. Time Saying the Obama administration “weaponized” the U.S. Education Department’s Office of Civil Rights to work against students and schools, U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Thursday said she would... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Betsy DeVos Signals A Pullback On Campus Sex Misconduct Enforcementsex discrimination in education. It has been best known for driving the expansi
KPBS San Diego / Posted 13 days ago
sex discrimination in education. It has been best known for driving the expansion of girls' and women's sports. The Office of Civil Rights, or OCR, under President Obama took the position that Title IX protects girls and women from the... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Palo Alto School District sees surge in Title IX complaints: 2 InvestigatesArea’s sixteenth largest school district. Renewed scrutiny over the Paly numbe
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 14 days ago
Area’s sixteenth largest school district. Renewed scrutiny over the Paly numbers comes as the Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights completed a four-year investigation into the district. It found the PAUSD failed to take prompt and... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Palo Alto school district making changes to sexual assault related policiesreform policies and procedures related to cases of sexual assault. It's part o
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 14 days ago
reform policies and procedures related to cases of sexual assault. It's part of an agreement the district signed with the Office of Civil Rights, following a four-year investigation into allegations of mishandling such cases. For the past two... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Connecticut alternative schools, students in poverty have high levels of school absenceWorks Executive Director Hedy Cheng. According to the study, which analyzes da
Greenwich Time / Posted 14 days ago
Works Executive Director Hedy Cheng. According to the study, which analyzes data from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights on chronic absenteeism in the 2013-14 school year, about 11 percent of the nation’s schools had 30... Read more
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The News-Times
Connecticut alternative schools, students in poverty have high levels of school absenceWorks Executive Director Hedy Cheng. According to the study, which analyzes da
The News-Times / Posted 14 days ago
Works Executive Director Hedy Cheng. According to the study, which analyzes data from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights on chronic absenteeism in the 2013-14 school year, about 11 percent of the nation’s schools had 30... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Connecticut alternative schools, students in poverty have high levels of school absenceWorks Executive Director Hedy Cheng. According to the study, which analyzes da
Connecticut Post / Posted 15 days ago
Works Executive Director Hedy Cheng. According to the study, which analyzes data from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights on chronic absenteeism in the 2013-14 school year, about 11 percent of the nation’s schools had 30... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
After girl assaulted by Hoggard classmate, family awaits federal decisionfrom the Department of Education. "Regarding the Johnson case, New Hanover Cou
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 15 days ago
from the Department of Education. "Regarding the Johnson case, New Hanover County Schools has fully cooperated with the Office of Civil Rights on both investigations and followed all appropriate procedures," she wrote. "In addition, the district... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
USM hires deputy coordinator to assist with responsibilities under Title IXfrom the federal government. Acknowledging the significant expansion of Title I
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 15 days ago
from the federal government. Acknowledging the significant expansion of Title IX’s scope by the U.S. government’s Office of Civil Rights, Southern Miss created a separate Title IX Office in 2015. Today, the Title IX Office partners with... Read more
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Daily Press
Campus crime is mostly stagnant, report showsAlmost 60 colleges and universities were thrust into the national spotlight in
Daily Press / Posted 16 days ago
Almost 60 colleges and universities were thrust into the national spotlight in 2014, when the Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights opened investigations into the schools’ handling of Title IX, which protects students from... Read more
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The Washington Times
Larry Hogan, Maryland governor, stirs debate over statue removalMiller is, but he didn’t. I think that I took leadership to do that,” said Ms.
The Washington Times / Posted 17 days ago
Miller is, but he didn’t. I think that I took leadership to do that,” said Ms. Carter, who now is director of the Baltimore Office of Civil Rights & Wage Enforcement. “The reason I say it was true leadership on his part is because he is a... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
The Road to Recovery - The Road to Recovery The federal family’s coordinated efforts to support survivors in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) a...or establish coordination with owners and operators of priority facilities to d
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 18 days ago
or establish coordination with owners and operators of priority facilities to determine their facility status. The DHS Office of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties (CRCL) and FEMA have developed guidance for impacted states, localities, and other... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Connecticut alternative schools, students in poverty have high levels of school absenceWorks Executive Director Hedy Cheng. According to the study, which analyzes da
Stamford Advocate / Posted 18 days ago
Works Executive Director Hedy Cheng. According to the study, which analyzes data from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights on chronic absenteeism in the 2013-14 school year, about 11 percent of the nation’s schools had 30... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Connecticut alternative schools, students in poverty have high levels of school absenceWorks Executive Director Hedy Cheng. According to the study, which analyzes da
Connecticut Post / Posted 18 days ago
Works Executive Director Hedy Cheng. According to the study, which analyzes data from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights on chronic absenteeism in the 2013-14 school year, about 11 percent of the nation’s schools had 30... Read more
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The Charlotte Post
One of nation�s oldest black colleges could fold in Septemberoversight. The Commonwealth soon returned to its former pattern,” Stanton said.
The Charlotte Post / Posted 20 days ago
oversight. The Commonwealth soon returned to its former pattern,” Stanton said. “In 1999, the U.S Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights brought another suit and the Commonwealth entered into a consent decree agreement to provide funding,... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Rally calls for Bevin to remove Jefferson Davis statue from Kentucky CapitolKentucky honored and supported the institution of slavery,” said Griffin, who h
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 21 days ago
Kentucky honored and supported the institution of slavery,” said Griffin, who has served on an advisory council to the U.S. Office of Civil Rights. Then, to applause, she added: “It’s time for its retirement.” The same message was echoed by a... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
How Is Government Handling Sexual Assaults On College Campuses?When Candice Jackson, acting head of the Education Department's Office of Civil
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 22 days ago
When Candice Jackson, acting head of the Education Department's Office of Civil Rights recently said that “90 percent” of campus sexual assaults “fall into the category of ‘We were both drunk, we broke up, and six months later I found myself under a... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Lebanon schools pay $150,000 to settle racial discrimination caseadded. The settlement was paid from insurance held by the school district. In
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 22 days ago
added. The settlement was paid from insurance held by the school district. In one complaint filed with the department’s Office of Civil Rights, the mother of two biracial children alleged bullying and racial slurs in and outside school. School... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Lebanon schools pay $150,000 to settle racial discrimination caseadded. The settlement was paid from insurance held by the school district. In
Dayton Daily News / Posted 22 days ago
added. The settlement was paid from insurance held by the school district. In one complaint filed with the department’s Office of Civil Rights, the mother of two biracial children alleged bullying and racial slurs in and outside school. School... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Lebanon schools pay $150,000 to settle racial discrimination caseadded. The settlement was paid from insurance held by the school district. In
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 22 days ago
added. The settlement was paid from insurance held by the school district. In one complaint filed with the department’s Office of Civil Rights, the mother of two biracial children alleged bullying and racial slurs in and outside school. School... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Lebanon schools settle federal racial harassment caseThe Lebanon City Schools have settled a racial harassment case with the U.S. De
Dayton Daily News / Posted 23 days ago
The Lebanon City Schools have settled a racial harassment case with the U.S. Department of Education Office of Civil Rights. Most of the claims involved the junior high, although there are claims involving the high school and messages posted on the... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Lebanon schools settle federal racial harassment caseThe Lebanon City Schools have settled a racial harassment case with the U.S. De
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 23 days ago
The Lebanon City Schools have settled a racial harassment case with the U.S. Department of Education Office of Civil Rights. Most of the claims involved the junior high, although there are claims involving the high school and messages posted on the... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Mizzou warns that white supremacists are trying to recruit on campusColumbia campus. The university asked anyone who is aware of activity which vi
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 24 days ago
Columbia campus. The university asked anyone who is aware of activity which violates university policies to contact the Office of Civil Rights and Title IX. The Columbia Tribune reports the memo was sent after officials spotted flyers containing... Read more
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