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MPNnow.com
Festive holidays bring out the scamsto these thieves,” Sproul wrote in his weekly column, which appears elsewhere i
MPNnow.com / Posted 6 hours ago
to these thieves,” Sproul wrote in his weekly column, which appears elsewhere in this paper and online at MPNnow.com. Ontario County Sheriff Philip Povero is not surprised — ’tis the season for fraudulent behavior. He’s heard of scams lately... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Legacy of elder statesman William R. Compton still being feltin mourning of an elder statesman from East Bloomfield, a former town superviso
MPNnow.com / Posted 6 hours ago
in mourning of an elder statesman from East Bloomfield, a former town supervisor, fire commissioner and chairman of the Ontario County Board of Supervisors. William R. Compton, 80, was at the time of his death in August in the midst of a... Read more
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MPNnow.com
A Word With Chief Matt Sproul: A reminder to stay safe from scammersSquad, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit unit that receives no tax-based support, responds
MPNnow.com / Posted 13 hours ago
Squad, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit unit that receives no tax-based support, responds to more than 5,000 calls per year in Ontario County and partners with the East Bloomfield Volunteer Ambulance. For more information, go to canandaiguaes.org. If... Read more
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Wayne Post
What's future for new casino — and the neighboring racino?a crowded market. At Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack, the long-established tho
Wayne Post / Posted 20 hours ago
a crowded market. At Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack, the long-established thoroughbred horse-racing track and racino in Ontario County, the heat was on months before del Lago opened. Competition from del Lago was projected to steal some 20... Read more
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MPNnow.com
What's future for new casino — and the neighboring racino?a crowded market. At Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack, the long-established tho
MPNnow.com / Posted 21 hours ago
a crowded market. At Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack, the long-established thoroughbred horse-racing track and racino in Ontario County, the heat was on months before del Lago opened. Competition from del Lago was projected to steal some 20... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Ontario County Sheriff's Office honors county's finestlaw enforcement and public safety are honored HOPEWELL — Friday was a good day
MPNnow.com / Posted yesterday
law enforcement and public safety are honored HOPEWELL — Friday was a good day to be in jail. An annual gathering at the Ontario County Jail of county law enforcement, judicial system, support agency and municipal leaders honored and thanked the... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Area officers participate in Shop with a SheriffLaw enforcement officers from Ontario County recently spent time with children
MPNnow.com / Posted yesterday
Law enforcement officers from Ontario County recently spent time with children from participating school districts during Shop with a Sheriff at Eastview Mall in Victor. Ontario County Police Benevolent Association welcomed volunteers from Ontario... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Naples gets $4.25M for sewer projectof additional ones, he expects those costs to be among the lowest in the region
MPNnow.com / Posted yesterday
of additional ones, he expects those costs to be among the lowest in the region. As an example of a sewer cost in another Ontario County community, users on the Farmington/Victor system pay a sewer rate of $87.50 per unit, per quarter. The sewer... Read more
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MPNnow.com
2 charged in credit card skimming caseMike Murphy mmurphy@messengerpostmedia.com CANANDAIGUA — Two out-of-state men
MPNnow.com / Posted yesterday
Mike Murphy mmurphy@messengerpostmedia.com CANANDAIGUA — Two out-of-state men have been charged in connection with what Ontario County sheriff’s deputies said may be a credit card skimming operation in several counties. Carlos Cabrera-Quintero,... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
Two men arrested in credit card skimming operationwas located on the gas pumps at Kwik Fill. Carlos Cabrera-Quintero, 27 of Nebr
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted yesterday
was located on the gas pumps at Kwik Fill. Carlos Cabrera-Quintero, 27 of Nebraska, and Raciel Diaz-Diaz, 25 of Texas, were arrested and charged with attempted criminal possession of a forgery device. They were both sent to the Ontario County... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Upstate, schmupstate: When did we last have a governor from our neck of the woods?upstate New Yorker — born in Rochester, educated at Roberts Wesleyan College in
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted yesterday
upstate New Yorker — born in Rochester, educated at Roberts Wesleyan College in Chili, chosen town supervisor in Richmond, Ontario County, and employed in Newark, Wayne County, among other places. Kolb, who serves as the Assembly Republican... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Canandaigua school board approves Pinnacle North PILOT changeThe board votes 5-3 for the proposed amendment, leaving the Ontario County Indu
MPNnow.com / Posted yesterday
The board votes 5-3 for the proposed amendment, leaving the Ontario County Industrial Development Agency as the final hurdle needed for developers in changing the payment-in-lieu-of-taxes agreement. By Denise Champagne... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Political Roundup: Can Larry fix Congress? He thinks soAnother contender comes out the woodwork to challenge Rep. Chris Collins, in a
MPNnow.com / Posted 2 days ago
Another contender comes out the woodwork to challenge Rep. Chris Collins, in a district that includes part of Ontario County. By Julie Sherwood jsherwood@messengerpostmedia.com The chance to unseat U.S. Rep. Chris Collins, R-Clarence, in the 27th... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Red Kettle countdownholiday assistance such as a community Thanksgiving dinner, the Christmas toy s
MPNnow.com / Posted 2 days ago
holiday assistance such as a community Thanksgiving dinner, the Christmas toy shop and food baskets, and other services. “Ontario County, and the city of Canandaigua in particular, have continuously helped the Salvation Army fulfill its mission of... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Honeoye man says Meals on Wheels grilled him on sexual orientation and gender identityDan Miller called Ontario County's Office for the Aging to sign up for the Meal
MPNnow.com / Posted 2 days ago
Dan Miller called Ontario County's Office for the Aging to sign up for the Meals on Wheels program. The office sent a caseworker to his home to assess his needs, but the interview didn't go so well. Are you transgender? What's your sexual... Read more
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Wayne Post
Honeoye man says Meals on Wheels grilled him on sexual orientation and gender identityDan Miller called Ontario County's Office for the Aging to sign up for the Meal
Wayne Post / Posted 2 days ago
Dan Miller called Ontario County's Office for the Aging to sign up for the Meals on Wheels program. The office sent a caseworker to his home to assess his needs, but the interview didn't go so well. Are you transgender? What's your sexual... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
Man says Meals on Wheels grilled him on sexual orientation and gender identity when signing upmeals at home anymore. He has nursing care for several medical conditions, so h
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 2 days ago
meals at home anymore. He has nursing care for several medical conditions, so he reached out to the Office for the Aging in Ontario County. "I even offered myself to pay for the meals." It’s a free program, however, caseworkers are required to take... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Van Bortel pleads guilty to misdemeanor, gets weekend jail timeVan Bortel pleaded guilty Tuesday to attempted criminal possession of computer-
MPNnow.com / Posted 3 days ago
Van Bortel pleaded guilty Tuesday to attempted criminal possession of computer-related material, a class A misdemeanor. Ontario County Court Judge Brian Dennis sentenced Van Bortel to a conditional discharge and eight weekends in jail, to begin... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Victor students learn ins, outs of votingOntario County's gaining hundreds of new young potential voters — and teachers
MPNnow.com / Posted 3 days ago
Ontario County's gaining hundreds of new young potential voters — and teachers and election commissioners hope they'll follow through at the polls By Denise Champagne dchampagne@messengerpostmedia.com VICTOR — Mike Myers opens his government class... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Buying and selling local food topic at New York Wine & Culinary Centerevent for farmers and others interested in the logistics of selling and buying
MPNnow.com / Posted 3 days ago
event for farmers and others interested in the logistics of selling and buying local food. Cornell Cooperative Extension Ontario County will offer Market Connections: Selling and Buying Local Food on Jan.10 from 5:00 p.m.-7 p.m. The event at... Read more
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Wayne Post
Buying and selling local food topic at New York Wine & Culinary Centerevent for farmers and others interested in the logistics of selling and buying
Wayne Post / Posted 3 days ago
event for farmers and others interested in the logistics of selling and buying local food. Cornell Cooperative Extension Ontario County will offer Market Connections: Selling and Buying Local Food on Jan.10 from 5:00 p.m.-7 p.m. The event at... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Kolb first out of the box in race for governorLocal leaders like that a candidate for governor is from Ontario County By Jul
MPNnow.com / Posted 4 days ago
Local leaders like that a candidate for governor is from Ontario County By Julie Sherwood jsherwood@messengerpostmedia.com Honeoye native Brian Kolb — a longtime Canandaigua resident, business owner and state legislator, is officially running for... Read more
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Wayne Post
Kolb first out of the box in race for governorLocal leaders like that a candidate for governor is from Ontario County By Jul
Wayne Post / Posted 4 days ago
Local leaders like that a candidate for governor is from Ontario County By Julie Sherwood jsherwood@messengerpostmedia.com Honeoye native Brian Kolb — a longtime Canandaigua resident, business owner and state legislator, is officially running for... Read more
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MPNnow.com
7 arrested on alleged alcohol sales to minorsMore than 60 Ontario County establishments were targeted in a law enforcement s
MPNnow.com / Posted 4 days ago
More than 60 Ontario County establishments were targeted in a law enforcement sweep Saturday. Seven Ontario County residents were arrested over the weekend as part of a law enforcement sweep of county bars and stores to see how compliant they were... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
Brian Kolb to run for governor12, 2017 08:40 AM Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb will run for governor in
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 4 days ago
12, 2017 08:40 AM Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb will run for governor in 2018. Kolb, who represents all of Ontario County and parts of Seneca County, has been exploring a potential gubernatorial campaign since late August. Gov. We... Read more
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MPNnow.com
THE LATEST: Canandaigua teen charged with arson, murdersecond-degree arson for allegedly setting fire in Bice's apartment; and fourth-
MPNnow.com / Posted 4 days ago
second-degree arson for allegedly setting fire in Bice's apartment; and fourth-degree criminal possession of marijuana. Ontario County First Assistant District Attorney James Ritts said Bice died from multiple blunt force trauma to the... Read more
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Wayne Post
THE LATEST: Canandaigua teen charged with arson, murdersecond-degree arson for allegedly setting fire in Bice's apartment; and fourth-
Wayne Post / Posted 4 days ago
second-degree arson for allegedly setting fire in Bice's apartment; and fourth-degree criminal possession of marijuana. Ontario County First Assistant District Attorney James Ritts said Bice died from multiple blunt force trauma to the... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Canandaigua teen charged with arson, murdersecond-degree arson for allegedly setting fire in Bice's apartment; and fourth-
MPNnow.com / Posted 4 days ago
second-degree arson for allegedly setting fire in Bice's apartment; and fourth-degree criminal possession of marijuana. Ontario County First Assistant District Attorney James Ritts said Bice died from multiple blunt force trauma to the... Read more
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Wayne Post
Canandaigua teen charged with arson, murdersecond-degree arson for allegedly setting fire in Bice's apartment; and fourth-
Wayne Post / Posted 4 days ago
second-degree arson for allegedly setting fire in Bice's apartment; and fourth-degree criminal possession of marijuana. Ontario County First Assistant District Attorney James Ritts said Bice died from multiple blunt force trauma to the... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Seven arrested on alleged alcohol sales to minorsMore than 60 Ontario County establishments were targeted in a law enforcement s
MPNnow.com / Posted 5 days ago
More than 60 Ontario County establishments were targeted in a law enforcement sweep Saturday. Seven Ontario County residents were arrested over the weekend as part of a law enforcement sweep of county bars and stores to see how compliant they were... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Canandaigua teen charged with arson, murder in Camelot Square homicidesecond-degree arson for allegedly setting fire in Bice's apartment; and fourth-
MPNnow.com / Posted 5 days ago
second-degree arson for allegedly setting fire in Bice's apartment; and fourth-degree criminal possession of marijuana. Ontario County First Assistant District Attorney James Ritts said Bice died from multiple blunt force trauma to the... Read more
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Wayne Post
Canandaigua teen charged with arson, murder in Camelot Square homicidesecond-degree arson for allegedly setting fire in Bice's apartment; and fourth-
Wayne Post / Posted 5 days ago
second-degree arson for allegedly setting fire in Bice's apartment; and fourth-degree criminal possession of marijuana. Ontario County First Assistant District Attorney James Ritts said Bice died from multiple blunt force trauma to the... Read more
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Wayne Post
Canandaigua teen charged with arson, murder in Camelot Square homicideSquare where Canandaigua firefighters had just put out a fire. Robert Clegg wa
Wayne Post / Posted 5 days ago
Square where Canandaigua firefighters had just put out a fire. Robert Clegg was named in an indictment presented in Ontario County Court by First Assistant District Attorney James Ritts. In connection with the homicide, Robert Clegg is also... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
Canandaigua teen charged with first degree murderof burglary, two counts of robbery, arson, and criminal possession of a weapon.
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 5 days ago
of burglary, two counts of robbery, arson, and criminal possession of a weapon. Police say Clegg had been held in the Ontario County Jail since Oct. 1 on an unrelated burglary charge, and a criminal possession of marijuana charge, which was... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Canandaigua teen charged with arson, murder in Camelot Square homicideSquare where Canandaigua firefighters had just put out a fire. Robert Clegg wa
MPNnow.com / Posted 5 days ago
Square where Canandaigua firefighters had just put out a fire. Robert Clegg was named in an indictment presented in Ontario County Court by First Assistant District Attorney James Ritts. In connection with the murder, Robert Clegg is... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Canandaigua man charged with felony DWI in Tops parking lotThe felony charge was made after deputies responded to a complaint. Julie Sher
MPNnow.com / Posted 6 days ago
The felony charge was made after deputies responded to a complaint. Julie Sherwoodjsherwood@messengerpostmedia.com Ontario County Sheriff’s deputies charged a Canandaigua man with aggravated felony driving while intoxicated late Friday night.... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Deputies charge four with hosting underage drinking party in Gorhamfour were accused of hosting a large party at a location on Route 364. By Juli
MPNnow.com / Posted 6 days ago
four were accused of hosting a large party at a location on Route 364. By Julie Sherwood jsherwood@messengerpostmedia.com Ontario County Sheriff’s deputies reported the arrests of four males with violating Ontario County’s Social Host Law. The... Read more
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MPNnow.com
A Word With Chief Matt Sproul: Tips to make this a wonderful time of yearSquad, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit unit that receives no tax-based support, responds
MPNnow.com / Posted 7 days ago
Squad, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit unit that receives no tax-based support, responds to more than 5,000 calls per year in Ontario County and partners with the East Bloomfield Volunteer Ambulance. For more information, go to canandaiguaes.org. If... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
The broken web: Why can't everyone be in the fast lane?picture in the greater Rochester area. In Monroe County, only 7.4 percent of re
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
picture in the greater Rochester area. In Monroe County, only 7.4 percent of residents have access to 100 Mbps service. In Ontario County the figure is 1.1 percent, and if you live in Livingston or Orleans or Wayne County, it's essentially... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
Pinnacle North gets city OKcontinue. She was concerned, as were others, about setting a precedent for futu
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 8 days ago
continue. She was concerned, as were others, about setting a precedent for future requests from both the developer and other businesses. The amended tax break still must receive approvals from the Canandaigua Board of Education and Ontario C... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Pinnacle North gets city OKNow the Canandaigua Board of Education and Ontario County will weigh in on an a
MPNnow.com / Posted 8 days ago
Now the Canandaigua Board of Education and Ontario County will weigh in on an amended tax break. By Mike Murphy mmurphy@messengerpostmedia.com CANANDAIGUA — The owners of Pinnacle North are a step closer to getting the assessment certainty they... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
Grand jury indicts former Manchester town justiceDecember 07, 2017 10:57 PM An Ontario County grand jury had indicted the forme
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 8 days ago
December 07, 2017 10:57 PM An Ontario County grand jury had indicted the former Manchester town justice who allegedly stole in excess of $3,000 while carrying out her duties for the town. Erika A. Martin, 45, of Shirley Street in Manchester, was... Read more
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MPNnow.com
City Council grants Pinnacle North tax break requestuntil March — when firmer assessment figures presumably would be available — wa
MPNnow.com / Posted 9 days ago
until March — when firmer assessment figures presumably would be available — was denied. Representatives from the developer declined to comment after the vote. The Canandaigua Board of Education and Ontario County now will consider the... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Local sheriffs receive crisis intervention fundingfind themselves in increasing situations where they encounter individuals with
MPNnow.com / Posted 9 days ago
find themselves in increasing situations where they encounter individuals with mental health issues,” said Philip Povero, Ontario County sheriff. “This training should allow law enforcement to develop greater understanding when responding to calls... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Funds to cut septic cost in Finger LakesCayuga County; Irondequoit Bay, minor tributaries, and Shipbuilders Creek in Mo
MPNnow.com / Posted 9 days ago
Cayuga County; Irondequoit Bay, minor tributaries, and Shipbuilders Creek in Monroe County; Canandaigua and Seneca lakes in Ontario County; Cayuga and Seneca lakes in Seneca County; Cayuga Lake in Tompkins County; and Lake Ontario and Blind Sodus... Read more
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Grand jury indicts former Manchester town justiceher personal and business accounts when she was town justice. By Julie Sherwoo
MPNnow.com / Posted 9 days ago
her personal and business accounts when she was town justice. By Julie Sherwood jsherwood@messengerpostmedia.com An Ontario County grand jury had indicted the former Manchester town justice who allegedly stole in excess of $3,000 while... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Ontario County Sheriff's Office releases November statisticsSheriff Philip Povero reported the following statistics for November 2017 from
MPNnow.com / Posted 9 days ago
Sheriff Philip Povero reported the following statistics for November 2017 from divisions of the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office. The 911 Center processed 12,570 events: 6,620 events for OCSO and New York State Police, 1,066 calls for emergency... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Pinnacle North tax break on taprequest Thursday, setting off similar actions with the two other taxing jurisdi
MPNnow.com / Posted 10 days ago
request Thursday, setting off similar actions with the two other taxing jurisdictions, the Canandaigua school district and Ontario County, both of which also have to sign off on the amendment. Canandaigua Lakefront LLC, which owns the development... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Events set in December for Alzheimer's supportfor the following events, call 585-760-5400 or toll free at 800-272-3900. More
MPNnow.com / Posted 10 days ago
for the following events, call 585-760-5400 or toll free at 800-272-3900. More information is at www.alz.org/rochesterny. Ontario County Community Education Monday, Dec. 11, 3–5 p.m. Satellite Education - Effective Communication and... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Spirited shopping spree planned at Eastview Mallthe positive impact this event has on the kids and families that participate,”
MPNnow.com / Posted 10 days ago
the positive impact this event has on the kids and families that participate,” said Bill Wellman, an investigator with the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office and president of the Ontario County Police Benevolent Association. The association sponsors... Read more
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