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The Hill
Homeland Security, private sector launch election security groupfrom two dozen groups, including major elections equipment manufacturers Domini
The Hill / Posted 8 hours ago
from two dozen groups, including major elections equipment manufacturers Dominion, Elections Systems and Software and Hart InterCivic as well as voting focused non-profits like the Pew Charitable Trusts' Voting Information Pro... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California deserves Trump’s tax plan. It’s been passing the fiscal buck for yearsparticularly our pension funds. Both CalPERS and CalSTRS only fund about 64 per
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
particularly our pension funds. Both CalPERS and CalSTRS only fund about 64 percent of projected returns, according to Pew Charitable Trusts. That means we either have a heavy state tax increase in our future, or a heavy federal tax... Read more
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The Hill
Congress must provide flexible funding for owners of repeatedly flooded propertiesreduce their flood risk have the help they need to get out of harm’s way, befor
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
reduce their flood risk have the help they need to get out of harm’s way, before the next storm hits. Joseph P. Riley was Mayor of Charleston, S.C., from December 1975 to January 2016 and now is a distinguished fellow with The Pew Charitable Tru... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
NC: PTI Works on Deal to Charge a Fee for Uber, Other Ride-Hailing Companiespark. PTI is among the many airports across the country that are losing revenu
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 4 days ago
park. PTI is among the many airports across the country that are losing revenue to the ride services, a July report by the Pew Charitable Trusts shows. Pew reported Federal Aviation Administration statistics show that among all airports last year,... Read more
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TribLIVE
Can payday loans be made safer?a fortune in fees. The average payday loan customer paid $520 in fees annually
TribLIVE / Posted 5 days ago
a fortune in fees. The average payday loan customer paid $520 in fees annually to repeatedly borrow $375, according to The Pew Charitable Trusts. Nick Bourke, Pew's director of consumer finance, has studied the small-dollar loan market extensively... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Bar Harbor leaders oppose proposed Acadia rate hikerather see the park service offset the backlog with one- or three-day passes.
Bangor Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
rather see the park service offset the backlog with one- or three-day passes. Kathie Summers-Grice, a consultant hired by Pew Charitable Trusts, the environmental group pushing the resolve, said those passes and better visitor-tracking technology... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Tax incentives for businesses could come under scrutinyreally afford to make.” They’re looking to state auditors to make recommendati
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 7 days ago
really afford to make.” They’re looking to state auditors to make recommendations about reviewing tax incentives after the Pew Charitable Trusts deemed Kansas “trailing” in its ability to evaluate the economic impacts of its programs. Other states,... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Is The Tide Of Antibiotic Use On Farms Now Turning?sales for use in farm animals. "It's very encouraging," says Karin Hoelzer, a
KERA North Texas / Posted 7 days ago
sales for use in farm animals. "It's very encouraging," says Karin Hoelzer, a former FDA scientist who now works at the Pew Charitable Trusts. Pew, along with many other environmental and public health advocacy groups, has been demanding tougher... Read more
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The Hill
Other countries control drug prices the US could, tooto control rising health care costs and make lifesaving drugs more affordable a
The Hill / Posted 8 days ago
to control rising health care costs and make lifesaving drugs more affordable and accessible. A recent report by The Pew Charitable Trusts, “Payment Policies to Manage Pharmaceutical Costs,” examined six policies that have been used... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Zinke backs shrinking more national monuments, shifting management of othersbroadly viewed as "one of the best laws in the world" in terms of sustainabilit
Baltimore Sun / Posted 9 days ago
broadly viewed as "one of the best laws in the world" in terms of sustainability. But Tom Wathen, a vice president at The Pew Charitable Trusts, said in an email that commercial fishing within the marine monuments "would undermine the protection... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Zinke backs shrinking more national monuments, shifting management of othersbroadly viewed as "one of the best laws in the world" in terms of sustainabilit
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
broadly viewed as "one of the best laws in the world" in terms of sustainability. But Tom Wathen, a vice president at The Pew Charitable Trusts, said in an email that commercial fishing within the marine monuments "would undermine the protection... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Zinke backs shrinking more national monuments, shifting management of othersbroadly viewed as "one of the best laws in the world" in terms of sustainabilit
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
broadly viewed as "one of the best laws in the world" in terms of sustainability. But Tom Wathen, a vice president at The Pew Charitable Trusts, said in an email that commercial fishing within the marine monuments "would undermine the protection... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Zinke backs shrinking more national monuments, shifting management of othersbroadly viewed as "one of the best laws in the world" in terms of sustainabilit
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
broadly viewed as "one of the best laws in the world" in terms of sustainability. But Tom Wathen, a vice president at The Pew Charitable Trusts, said in an email that commercial fishing within the marine monuments "would undermine the protection... Read more
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FOX Business
Would a bank payday loan be any safer?a fortune in fees. The average payday loan customer paid $520 in fees annually
FOX Business / Posted 11 days ago
a fortune in fees. The average payday loan customer paid $520 in fees annually to repeatedly borrow $375, according to The Pew Charitable Trusts. Nick Bourke , Pew's director of consumer finance, has studied the small-dollar loan market... Read more
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FOX Business
Would a bank payday loan be any safer?a fortune in fees. The average payday loan customer paid $520 in fees annually
FOX Business / Posted 11 days ago
a fortune in fees. The average payday loan customer paid $520 in fees annually to repeatedly borrow $375, according to The Pew Charitable Trusts. Continue Reading Below Nick Bourke , Pew's director of consumer finance, has studied the... Read more
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The Courier Express Newspapers
Liz Weston: Would a bank payday loan be any safer?a fortune in fees. The average payday loan customer paid $520 in fees annually
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted 11 days ago
a fortune in fees. The average payday loan customer paid $520 in fees annually to repeatedly borrow $375, according to The Pew Charitable Trusts. Nick Bourke , Pew's director of consumer finance, has studied the small-dollar loan market... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
Liz Weston: Would a bank payday loan be any safer?to someone's ability to repay can be dangerous, since people wind up extending
The Times and Democrat / Posted 11 days ago
to someone's ability to repay can be dangerous, since people wind up extending the loans and paying a fortune in fees. The average payday loan customer paid $520 in fees annually to repeatedly borrow $375, according to The Pew Charitabl... Read more
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Lincoln Journal Star
Liz Weston: Would a bank payday loan be any safer?to someone's ability to repay can be dangerous, since people wind up extending
Lincoln Journal Star / Posted 11 days ago
to someone's ability to repay can be dangerous, since people wind up extending the loans and paying a fortune in fees. The average payday loan customer paid $520 in fees annually to repeatedly borrow $375, according to The Pew Charitabl... Read more
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Santa Maria Times
Liz Weston: Would a bank payday loan be any safer?to someone's ability to repay can be dangerous, since people wind up extending
Santa Maria Times / Posted 11 days ago
to someone's ability to repay can be dangerous, since people wind up extending the loans and paying a fortune in fees. The average payday loan customer paid $520 in fees annually to repeatedly borrow $375, according to The Pew Charitabl... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Liz Weston: Would a bank payday loan be any safer?to someone's ability to repay can be dangerous, since people wind up extending
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 11 days ago
to someone's ability to repay can be dangerous, since people wind up extending the loans and paying a fortune in fees. The average payday loan customer paid $520 in fees annually to repeatedly borrow $375, according to The Pew Charitabl... Read more
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Sioux City Journal
Liz Weston: Would a bank payday loan be any safer?to someone's ability to repay can be dangerous, since people wind up extending
Sioux City Journal / Posted 11 days ago
to someone's ability to repay can be dangerous, since people wind up extending the loans and paying a fortune in fees. The average payday loan customer paid $520 in fees annually to repeatedly borrow $375, according to The Pew Charitabl... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Liz Weston: Would a bank payday loan be any safer?a fortune in fees. The average payday loan customer paid $520 in fees annually
Greenwich Time / Posted 11 days ago
a fortune in fees. The average payday loan customer paid $520 in fees annually to repeatedly borrow $375, according to The Pew Charitable Trusts. Nick Bourke , Pew's director of consumer finance, has studied the small-dollar loan market... Read more
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New York Daily News
Liz Weston: Would a bank payday loan be any safer?a fortune in fees. The average payday loan customer paid $520 in fees annually
New York Daily News / Posted 11 days ago
a fortune in fees. The average payday loan customer paid $520 in fees annually to repeatedly borrow $375, according to The Pew Charitable Trusts. Nick Bourke , Pew's director of consumer finance, has studied the small-dollar loan market... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Colorado can't weather even a moderate recession, analysts warn, much less a financial disasterof a whopping 25.9 percent reserve. Only Alaska and Wyoming have that much set
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 13 days ago
of a whopping 25.9 percent reserve. Only Alaska and Wyoming have that much set aside today. A separate study from Pew Charitable Trusts casts Colorado in a slightly better light relative to its peers, but it still saves less than the 10... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
Fixing the broken National Flood Insurance Programincentivized to rebuild rather than elevating their homes or moving out of risk
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 13 days ago
incentivized to rebuild rather than elevating their homes or moving out of risky areas. Laura Lightbody, who directs the Pew Charitable Trusts' flood-prepared communities project, said the program has not kept pace with modern scientists'... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Fixing the broken National Flood Insurance Programincentivized to rebuild rather than elevating their homes or moving out of risk
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 13 days ago
incentivized to rebuild rather than elevating their homes or moving out of risky areas. Laura Lightbody, who directs the Pew Charitable Trusts' flood-prepared communities project, said the program has not kept pace with modern scientists'... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Fixing the broken National Flood Insurance Programincentivized to rebuild rather than elevating their homes or moving out of risk
Kinston Free Press / Posted 13 days ago
incentivized to rebuild rather than elevating their homes or moving out of risky areas. Laura Lightbody, who directs the Pew Charitable Trusts' flood-prepared communities project, said the program has not kept pace with modern scientists'... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
Colorado can't weather even a moderate recession, analysts warn, much less a financial disasterof a whopping 25.9 percent reserve. Only Alaska and Wyoming have that much set
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 14 days ago
of a whopping 25.9 percent reserve. Only Alaska and Wyoming have that much set aside today. A separate study from Pew Charitable Trusts casts Colorado in a slightly better light relative to its peers, but it still saves less than the 10... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Sheriff unveils plan for housing, services to get mentally ill out of Hamilton County Jailvehicles line the street Wednesday, June 15, 2016, outside of the Hamilton Coun
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 15 days ago
vehicles line the street Wednesday, June 15, 2016, outside of the Hamilton County Jail. Stateline cited a study from the Pew Charitable Trusts documenting the national shortage of psychiatric treatment beds. According to the Pew study, mental... Read more
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Canberra Times
Smothering charities: the plot to keep critics quiet next electionaround his electorate comparing his record of voting on the environment to the
Canberra Times / Posted 16 days ago
around his electorate comparing his record of voting on the environment to the stance of the candidates that opposed him. Pew Charitable Trusts is an international philanthropic organisation, but in Australia is a registered charity that promotes... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Smothering charities: the plot to keep critics quiet next electionaround his electorate comparing his record of voting on the environment to the
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 16 days ago
around his electorate comparing his record of voting on the environment to the stance of the candidates that opposed him. Pew Charitable Trusts is a US organisation with an Australian arm that promotes Australia's Indigenous Ranger program. The... Read more
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The Age
Smothering charities: the plot to keep critics quiet next electionaround his electorate comparing his record of voting on the environment to the
The Age / Posted 16 days ago
around his electorate comparing his record of voting on the environment to the stance of the candidates that opposed him. Pew Charitable Trusts is a US organisation with an Australian arm that promotes Australia's Indigenous Ranger program. The... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
LIVE: Gov. Edwards discusses criminal justice reformfrom Louisiana will travel to Washington, D.C. Tuesday to participate in a crim
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 17 days ago
from Louisiana will travel to Washington, D.C. Tuesday to participate in a criminal justice reform event organized by The Pew Charitable Trusts. MOBILE USERS: Watch his presentation live here. The governor will also attend a national Jobs for... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Oregon poised to help workers save for retirementby allowing businesses that don't offer plans to compete fairly for talented em
OregonLive.com / Posted 17 days ago
by allowing businesses that don't offer plans to compete fairly for talented employees with businesses that do. The Pew Charitable Trusts, while neither supporting nor opposing state programs, has produced extensive research on such plans,... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Gov. Edwards heads to Washington to discuss criminal justice reformfrom Louisiana will travel to Washington, D.C. Tuesday to participate in a crim
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 17 days ago
from Louisiana will travel to Washington, D.C. Tuesday to participate in a criminal justice reform event organized by The Pew Charitable Trusts. MOBILE USERS: Click here to watch this story live on Morning Edition The governor will also attend a... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Gov. Edwards to talk criminal justice overhaul in Washingtonthe criminal justice system and lessen its top-of-the-nation incarceration rate
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 18 days ago
the criminal justice system and lessen its top-of-the-nation incarceration rate. The Democratic governor will speak at a Pew Charitable Trusts' event Tuesday. He'll be joined by Corrections Secretary Jimmy LeBlanc; Republican state Rep. Tanner... Read more
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The Morning Call
Pa.’s top pension earners take home hundreds of thousands a yeardriver of Pennsylvania's pension deficit, said Greg Mennis, director of the Pub
The Morning Call / Posted 20 days ago
driver of Pennsylvania's pension deficit, said Greg Mennis, director of the Public Sector Retirement Systems project at Pew Charitable Trusts. What “really set Pennsylvania apart,” Mennis said, was how significantly the state increased benefits... Read more
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Philly.com
Pa.'s top pension earners take home hundreds of thousands a yeardriver of Pennsylvania’s pension deficit, said Greg Mennis, director of the Pub
Philly.com / Posted 20 days ago
driver of Pennsylvania’s pension deficit, said Greg Mennis, director of the Public Sector Retirement Systems project at Pew Charitable Trusts. What “really set Pennsylvania apart,” Mennis said, was how significantly the state increased benefits... Read more
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EuroNews
Louisiana prison reformers hope to boast: 'We're No. 2'another direction sends a powerful message to its neighbors and states across t
EuroNews / Posted 20 days ago
another direction sends a powerful message to its neighbors and states across the country," said Adam Gelb, director of The Pew Charitable Trusts' public safety performance project, which helped Louisiana craft the reforms. But the state's new... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Why are so many Ohioans in prison? The state is trying to find outRosenberger and Ohio Senate President Larry Obhof jointly requested support fro
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 20 days ago
Rosenberger and Ohio Senate President Larry Obhof jointly requested support from the U.S. Department of Justice and The Pew Charitable Trusts to address criminal justice system challenges. The Council of State Governments will help Ohio collect... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Why are so many Ohioans in prison? The state is trying to find outRosenberger and Ohio Senate President Larry Obhof jointly requested support fro
Dayton Daily News / Posted 20 days ago
Rosenberger and Ohio Senate President Larry Obhof jointly requested support from the U.S. Department of Justice and The Pew Charitable Trusts to address criminal justice system challenges. The Council of State Governments will help Ohio collect... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Why are so many Ohioans in prison? The state is trying to find outRosenberger and Ohio Senate President Larry Obhof jointly requested support fro
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 20 days ago
Rosenberger and Ohio Senate President Larry Obhof jointly requested support from the U.S. Department of Justice and The Pew Charitable Trusts to address criminal justice system challenges. The Council of State Governments will help Ohio collect... Read more
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Philly.com
For one Kensington man, this job is a path to a new lifegraduate high school in four years, just 27 percent of all city residents hold
Philly.com / Posted 22 days ago
graduate high school in four years, just 27 percent of all city residents hold bachelor’s degrees, according to the Pew Charitable Trusts — lower than the national average. For some, college isn’t the right path. And for many, life just gets... Read more
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Philly.com
How geography helps explain poverty in Philadelphia | DataThe city’s poverty rate is high, but the metropolitan region’s rate is a relati
Philly.com / Posted 23 days ago
The city’s poverty rate is high, but the metropolitan region’s rate is a relatively low 12.9 percent. In researching the Pew Charitable Trusts’ new report, “Philadelphia’s Poor: Who They Are, Where They Live, and How That Has Changed,” we tried... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Expansion of tuna quotas 'step backward' for conservationsaid. "This year was an enormous step backwards for sustainable tuna fisheries
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 23 days ago
said. "This year was an enormous step backwards for sustainable tuna fisheries," said Paulus Tak, a senior officer for the Pew Charitable Trusts, and an official observer at the ICCAT talks. "In the vast majority of ICCAT decisions this year, the... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Expansion of tuna quotas ‘step backward’ for conservationsaid. “This year was an enormous step backwards for sustainable tuna fisheries
The Borneo Post / Posted 23 days ago
said. “This year was an enormous step backwards for sustainable tuna fisheries,” said Paulus Tak, a senior officer for the Pew Charitable Trusts, and an official observer at the ICCAT talks. “In the vast majority of ICCAT decisions this year, the... Read more
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FOX Business
3 Smart Things You Can Do with $1,000 Right Nowpooh-pooh this idea, either. Many do, assuming that they won't face an emergenc
FOX Business / Posted 27 days ago
pooh-pooh this idea, either. Many do, assuming that they won't face an emergency. Consider that per a 2015 report from the Pew Charitable Trusts, fully 60% of American households "experienced a financial shock" over the previous year, with about a... Read more
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FOX Business
3 Smart Things You Can Do with $1,000 Right Nowpooh-pooh this idea, either. Many do, assuming that they won't face an emergenc
FOX Business / Posted 27 days ago
pooh-pooh this idea, either. Many do, assuming that they won't face an emergency. Consider that per a 2015 report from the Pew Charitable Trusts, fully 60% of American households "experienced a financial shock" over the previous year, with about a... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Texas leaders call for training on sexual harassment — but can't require it for lawmakersfor elected officials is “generally left to party and chamber leaders” who chan
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 28 days ago
for elected officials is “generally left to party and chamber leaders” who change frequently, according to a report by The Pew Charitable Trusts’ Stateline. If lawmakers did turn to the existing law to require training, the overall statute would... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Green groups, fishermen at odds over new rules on small fishquota won’t bring the fishery close to the point of overfishing, the commission
Bangor Daily News / Posted 28 days ago
quota won’t bring the fishery close to the point of overfishing, the commission said. But environmental groups, including Pew Charitable Trusts, said the move fails to account for menhaden’s key role in the food chain. “Wildlife on the East Coast... Read more
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