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Daily Record
New programme helping cancer patients become more active is launchedcancer diagnosis can bring. Macmillan Cancer Support is investing £800,000 to
Daily Record / Posted 18 hours ago
cancer diagnosis can bring. Macmillan Cancer Support is investing £800,000 to develop a range of services across North and South Lanarkshire to ensure people affected by cancer have the support they need locally. Move More North Lanarkshire is the... Read more
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Daily Record
Uddingston hotel hosts 'swishing' event for St Andrew's Hospicesuch an appropriate way to remember her.” For 30 years, St Andrew’s Hospice ha
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such an appropriate way to remember her.” For 30 years, St Andrew’s Hospice has been a haven to the people of North and South Lanarkshire with a life-limiting illness. Although based in Airdrie, it serves the whole of Lanarkshire and the... Read more
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heraldscotland
Ash-heap nation: outrage over plans for super-incinerators across Scotland/ 190,000 / under construction Polmadie, Glasgow / Viridor and RSM Group / 150
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/ 190,000 / under construction Polmadie, Glasgow / Viridor and RSM Group / 150,000 / under construction Lanark, South Lanarkshire / Levenseat Waste Management / 150,000 / under construction Grangemouth, Falkirk / Hargreaves / 236,000 /... Read more
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Daily Record
Cheesemaker spends £800k in fight to clear name after E.coli rap banon the ban. Then the sheriff will probably take a month or two at least before
Daily Record / Posted yesterday
on the ban. Then the sheriff will probably take a month or two at least before he gives his decision.” The company still face a civil legal case brought by South Lanarkshire Council, who also seized batches of their Lanark Blue and Corra Lin chees... Read more
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Daily Record
St Andrew's Hospice Santa Dash returns to Strathclyde Park next monthraised during this year’s event will help them continue to provide specialist p
Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
raised during this year’s event will help them continue to provide specialist palliative care for the people of North and South Lanarkshire. The registration fee is £5 for children and £10 for adults or £25 for a family ticket (2 adults and two... Read more
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Daily Record
Work begins to remove 'temporary' access road at the Showparkcouncil, however, argued that planning permission wasn’t required and disputed
Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
council, however, argued that planning permission wasn’t required and disputed the Faculty of Advocates ruling. However, South Lanarkshire Council confirmed yesterday that work had begun to remove the temporary access for the new school. Daniel... Read more
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Scotsman
15-year-old knocked down and killed in East Kilbride namedA 15-year-old girl who was knocked down and killed at a pedestrian crossing in
Scotsman / Posted 4 days ago
A 15-year-old girl who was knocked down and killed at a pedestrian crossing in South Lanarkshire has been named by police. Officers said Megan Scott was crossing the A749 Kingsway in East Kilbride at about 5.45pm on Wednesday when she was struck by... Read more
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Daily Record
Teenage sister's grief after cancer tragedy: 'We were inseparable'Hamilton on Saturday morning, for our team to pay their respects at Leanne’s fu
Daily Record / Posted 4 days ago
Hamilton on Saturday morning, for our team to pay their respects at Leanne’s funeral.” Leanne’s funeral will be held at South Lanarkshire Crematorium at 10.15am, Saturday, October 21. Laura-Jane said: “We will be leaving from Smith’s funeral... Read more
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Daily Record
Former Larkhall primary school to make way for flatsannexe of a former Larkhall primary school is set to be demolished to make way
Daily Record / Posted 4 days ago
annexe of a former Larkhall primary school is set to be demolished to make way for flats. Plans have been submitted to South Lanarkshire Council’s Planning Committee which would see the former Glengowan Primary School’s annex building, as well... Read more
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Daily Record
Spinal condition woman says damp and mouldy council house is 'uninhabitable'A Bothwell woman this week hit out over the “uninhabitable” state of her South
Daily Record / Posted 4 days ago
A Bothwell woman this week hit out over the “uninhabitable” state of her South Lanarkshire Council home. Isobel Taylor, of Baillie Drive in the Woodlands Estate, says the property she moved into one year ago is riddled with damp and has made her... Read more
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Daily Record
Staff left in lurch after popular East Kilbride pub shuts doors without warning25 jobs are set to be created in the town when a popular pizza delivery joint m
Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
25 jobs are set to be created in the town when a popular pizza delivery joint moves into part of the Stroud Road premises. South Lanarkshire Council has given takeaway giant Domino’s plans for a delivery store the green light. The franchise... Read more
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Daily Record
Emotional scenes as much loved minister says farewellthe whole community. The minister said: “Our area has one of the highest conce
Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
the whole community. The minister said: “Our area has one of the highest concentrations of young people in the whole of South Lanarkshire, and working with them has been fantastic because young people are so full of ideas. “We’ve done events... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Vicious homophobe jailed after leaving female couple in hospital following Cumbria attackat Carlisle Crown Court today . "This was an outrageous incident, started by y
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 6 days ago
at Carlisle Crown Court today . "This was an outrageous incident, started by you," Paterson, of Unitas Crescent, Carluke, South Lanarkshire, was told by Judge Peter Davies. "They were both defenceless, and you attacked them because they were in a... Read more
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Daily Record
South Lanarkshire Council reveal new Strategic Housing Investment Plan for 2018 to 2023A plan which will underpin the development of thousands of new affordable homes
Daily Record / Posted 6 days ago
A plan which will underpin the development of thousands of new affordable homes in South Lanarkshire is being submitted to the Scottish Government after being approved by councillors. Members of the Housing and Technical Resources Committee have... Read more
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The News and Star
Man jailed for vicious homophobic attack on female coupleat Carlisle Crown Court today . "This was an outrageous indecent, started by y
The News and Star / Posted 6 days ago
at Carlisle Crown Court today . "This was an outrageous indecent, started by you," Paterson, of Unitas Crescent, Carluke, South Lanarkshire, was told by Judge Peter Davies. "They were both defenceless, and you attacked them because they were in a... Read more
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Daily Record
Car crashes up in Perthshirefor Perth and Kinross is concerned, only Aberdeenshire, Dumfries and Galloway,
Daily Record / Posted 6 days ago
for Perth and Kinross is concerned, only Aberdeenshire, Dumfries and Galloway, the Scottish Borders, the Highlands and South Lanarkshire posted higher figures than the local area. As well as the 10 fatalities, drivers in the area covered by... Read more
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Daily Mirror
What time Hurricane Ophelia will hit your area in the UK todayBorders: East Lothian, Edinburgh, Midlothian Council, Scottish Borders, West Lo
Daily Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
Borders: East Lothian, Edinburgh, Midlothian Council, Scottish Borders, West Lothian Strathclyde: North Lanarkshire, South Lanarkshire, East Dunbartonshire Yorkshire and Humber: North Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, York Ireland was hit by the... Read more
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Daily Record
Plans for 105 homes to go ahead despite congestion fearsand Scottish Water tankers, going to and from the nearby sewage works, struggle
Daily Record / Posted 7 days ago
and Scottish Water tankers, going to and from the nearby sewage works, struggled to negotiate Clyde Avenue. However, South Lanarkshire planning chief Michael McGlynn told councillors on Tuesday that roads and transportation services did not... Read more
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Daily Record
Star performers from Hamilton Grammar are in the spotlightto Joshua Menzies.Hamilton Grammar School senior prize winners 2016/17. Lorna
Daily Record / Posted 7 days ago
to Joshua Menzies.Hamilton Grammar School senior prize winners 2016/17. Lorna Kinsman, representing Education Resources at South Lanarkshire Council, presented the remaining prizes. The award- winners were as follows. National 5 subject awards:... Read more
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Daily Record
Council approve controversial plans for 42 homes in Ferniegairout that there was no shop, nursery or school and the plans would create ‘absol
Daily Record / Posted 7 days ago
out that there was no shop, nursery or school and the plans would create ‘absolute disruption to the community.’ But South Lanarkshire Council planning chief Michael McGlynn stressed that the site was part of a larger housing plan within the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Hurricane creates red sun in the skies over EnglandHAMPSHIRE: Dust from the Sahara has been thrown into the air causing a red sun
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
HAMPSHIRE: Dust from the Sahara has been thrown into the air causing a red sun over parts of Britain today SOUTH LANARKSHIRE: Hazy cloud around a very watery sun in South Lanarkshire today TAUNTON, SOMERSET: A red sun spotted in... Read more
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Daily Record
Bid to take £100k from council reserves to reinstate 20 axed crossing patrollersSouth Lanarkshire Council’s independent councillors have this week called on th
Daily Record / Posted 8 days ago
South Lanarkshire Council’s independent councillors have this week called on the SNP administration to reinstate the 20 axed crossing patrollers in the area. The local authority agreed, as part of the budget process in February 2017, to axe the... Read more
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heraldscotland
Six To Follow: Nicola McCleery takes flight after lessons in Walesas a PE teacher in the summer, she began her probationary year of teaching at T
heraldscotland / Posted 9 days ago
as a PE teacher in the summer, she began her probationary year of teaching at Trinity High School in Rutherglen in South Lanarkshire and she admits she barely has a minute to take a breath, so packed is her schedule. “The last few months... Read more
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Daily Record
Hamilton Grammar pupils enjoy Active Girls' Dayand Jodie, from West College Scotland also delivered an incredible dance experi
Daily Record / Posted 9 days ago
and Jodie, from West College Scotland also delivered an incredible dance experience for our pupils. “Thank you also to South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture for providing a free fitness pass to all pupils who took part. “As a community, we are... Read more
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Daily Record
Gas canisters dumped near Larkhall train track 'could have had catastrophic results'authorities to help them address the causes of fly-tipping.” Shirley Clelland,
Daily Record / Posted 9 days ago
authorities to help them address the causes of fly-tipping.” Shirley Clelland, head of Fleet and Environmental Services at South Lanarkshire Council, said: “Our officers visited the location late Monday (October 9) afternoon and found no evidence... Read more
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Daily Record
New Domino's pizza takeaway to bring 25 jobs to East Kilbrideits second premises in the town creating 25 local jobs. Domino's will be movin
Daily Record / Posted 11 days ago
its second premises in the town creating 25 local jobs. Domino's will be moving into part of the Inn on the Stroud after South Lanarkshire Council gave the takeaway giant's plans the green light. The franchise already has a store at Lees Burn... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Man called out by police to remove body in private ambulance is hounded by council over bus lane finepolice job in East Kilbride. “I had to park the private ambulance in a way whi
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
police job in East Kilbride. “I had to park the private ambulance in a way which resulted in me receiving a ticket from South Lanarkshire Council. “But as soon as I told them what I was doing, they admonished the ticket. “So why is Glasgow... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Man called out by police to remove body in private ambulance is hounded by council over bus lane finepolice job in East Kilbride. “I had to park the private ambulance in a way whi
EveningTimes Online / Posted 11 days ago
police job in East Kilbride. “I had to park the private ambulance in a way which resulted in me receiving a ticket from South Lanarkshire Council. “But as soon as I told them what I was doing, they admonished the ticket. “So why is Glasgow... Read more
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Daily Record
'Blue meanies' fitted with CCTV cameras after rise in violent attacksShocking information, released from South Lanarkshire Council, has revealed tha
Daily Record / Posted 11 days ago
Shocking information, released from South Lanarkshire Council, has revealed that parking attendants have been subjected to some appalling behaviour from the public while carrying out their duty ensuring motorists park responsibly. Incidents across... Read more
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Daily Record
East Kilbride Shopping Centre object to plans for Lidl at Atholl House siteof East Kilbride Development Corporation. However, Orion – who run EK East Kil
Daily Record / Posted 11 days ago
of East Kilbride Development Corporation. However, Orion – who run EK East Kilbride – have submitted a letter to South Lanarkshire Council with concerns about the proposal. Real estate adviser CBRE, acting on behalf of Orion, note that... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Sheriff officers after business over bus lane fine they got in a private ambulance moving a dead bodypolice job in East Kilbride. “I had to park the private ambulance in a way whi
EveningTimes Online / Posted 11 days ago
police job in East Kilbride. “I had to park the private ambulance in a way which resulted in me receiving a ticket from South Lanarkshire Council. “But as soon as I told them what I was doing, they admonished the ticket. “So why is Glasgow... Read more
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Daily Record
Councillors give green light to £23m road dualling upgrade in East Kilbridethe £23 million dualling of a half-mile section of the Greenhills Road/A726 Str
Daily Record / Posted 12 days ago
the £23 million dualling of a half-mile section of the Greenhills Road/A726 Strathaven Road corridor at a meeting of South Lanarkshire Council’s planning committee on Tuesday. It is part of the City Deal, which was launched by the UK... Read more
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Daily Record
East Kilbride HMRC staff fear for families and town's future if move goes aheadbe indirectly affected if and when the taxman up sticks – leading to a devastat
Daily Record / Posted 12 days ago
be indirectly affected if and when the taxman up sticks – leading to a devastating impact on the East Kilbride and wider South Lanarkshire economies. There are plans to close Plaza Tower by 2021 and Centre 1 by 2025. Public and Commercial... Read more
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Daily Record
Tower block fire hoax caller blasted by fire chief for putting lives in dangernight In the aftermath of the Grenfell fire tragedy, 21 high-rise residential
Daily Record / Posted 12 days ago
night In the aftermath of the Grenfell fire tragedy, 21 high-rise residential blocks in East Kilbride were inspected by South Lanarkshire Council to give further reassurances to residents that none were clad with the same highly flammable... Read more
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Daily Record
Hamilton motorists are braced for two-week closure on busy roadout the roadworks while the schools are off on for the October break. Gordon M
Daily Record / Posted 13 days ago
out the roadworks while the schools are off on for the October break. Gordon Mackay, head of Roads and Transportation at South Lanarkshire Council, explained: “Essential resurfacing works have been programmed for Carlisle Road, Ferniegair, from... Read more
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Daily Record
Local football clubs support petition for better sports facilitiesand this is not just for football, it’s for all sports. The biggest issue is th
Daily Record / Posted 14 days ago
and this is not just for football, it’s for all sports. The biggest issue is the lack of dressing rooms. “We have met with South Lanarkshire Leisure to discuss the principle of taking on football parks that are not being used. And we are discussing... Read more
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Daily Record
Thousands raised for Macmillan in East Kilbride 'world's biggest coffee morning'MSP donated auction items with support also coming from Tesco St Leonards, Hunt
Daily Record / Posted 15 days ago
MSP donated auction items with support also coming from Tesco St Leonards, Hunter House, Salon 61, Va Voom Hair Salon, South Lanarkshire College, Rosebank Garden Centre and Marks & Spencer (Kingsgate). Patricia said: “I would like to pass on... Read more
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Daily Record
East Kilbride church handed £50K cash boost to revamp heating systemat a meeting of the community and enterprise resources committee yesterday. It
Daily Record / Posted 15 days ago
at a meeting of the community and enterprise resources committee yesterday. It was one of three grants being considered by South Lanarkshire Council at the meeting. The grant will allow the church – which was built in the 1970s – to continue with... Read more
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Daily Record
Don't miss first ever fun-filled Mud Madness race at ChatelheraultChatelherault Country Park will provide a stunning backdrop to a new outdoor ob
Daily Record / Posted 17 days ago
Chatelherault Country Park will provide a stunning backdrop to a new outdoor obstacle race for all ages this weekend. South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture (SLLC) have organised 1k and 5k courses for children plus a full 10k route for adults. And... Read more
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Daily Record
East Kilbride duo give town jobs boost with swimming teaching businessit has emerged.Read More He said: “It is great to see a company like Making Wa
Daily Record / Posted 17 days ago
it has emerged.Read More He said: “It is great to see a company like Making Waves growing and creating new jobs here in South Lanarkshire. “Our business support team played an important part in helping guide Tom and Nicola through the process... Read more
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Daily Record
Appeal for calm as wardens suffer assaults, racial abuse and having vehicles driven at themMore than a third of violent attacks on South Lanarkshire Council’s ‘blue meani
Daily Record / Posted 18 days ago
More than a third of violent attacks on South Lanarkshire Council’s ‘blue meanies’ have taken place in Hamilton in the last year. Shocking new information, released from the local authority this week, has revealed that parking attendants are on the... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Rutherglen students left shaken after intruder breaks into school during class timeintruder was said to be a student from another school looking for a Trinity Hig
EveningTimes Online / Posted 19 days ago
intruder was said to be a student from another school looking for a Trinity High School pupil. Head of Education at South Lanarkshire Council, Des Dickson, said: “We can confirm that an intruder entered the school grounds on Thursday, 28... Read more
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Daily Record
Lanarkshire care homes take part in initiative using video conferencing technology to interact– it’s the screen that’s bringing folk back together again. It’s just magnifice
Daily Record / Posted 20 days ago
– it’s the screen that’s bringing folk back together again. It’s just magnificent!” Eight care homes across North and South Lanarkshire were linked up recently for a group sing-along and chair-based exercises, led by a fitness expert from... Read more
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Daily Record
North Lanarkshire Council's homelessness team praised by Tory MSPthis issue. He said: “I’m part of an inquiry by MSPs into homelessness across
Daily Record / Posted 20 days ago
this issue. He said: “I’m part of an inquiry by MSPs into homelessness across Scotland and recently saw for myself how South Lanarkshire deal with people who find themselves homeless.Read More “I felt it was also important to see how other... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
MPs call for halt to Universal Credit roll outwill be pushed into hardship. The benefit where one payment replaces several d
EveningTimes Online / Posted 21 days ago
will be pushed into hardship. The benefit where one payment replaces several different payments is due to be rolled out to South Lanarkshire this month. However 123 MPs from different parties have signed the letter stating the roll out so far in... Read more
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Daily Record
Social care services overspent by £693,000 in just three monthsin care as the local authority confirms it is facing a potential £2.3million ov
Daily Record / Posted 22 days ago
in care as the local authority confirms it is facing a potential £2.3million overspend. Councillor Robert Brown said South Lanarkshire Council must not allow budgetary pressures to affect care provided in older people’s services. The... Read more
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Daily Record
High school pupils & staff from Wishaw area take part in St Andrew's Hospice 6kfrom Calderhead High in Shotts and Taylor High in Motherwell. More than 1600 p
Daily Record / Posted 22 days ago
from Calderhead High in Shotts and Taylor High in Motherwell. More than 1600 pupils and staff from across 36 North and South Lanarkshire secondary schools took to Strathclyde Park to participate in the annual Lanarkshire Schools 6K Road Race... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Last letter of soldier who killed himself after he was 'failed by MoD'charity, but by that stage Mike’s condition appeared to have stabilised. Sarah
Daily Mirror / Posted 23 days ago
charity, but by that stage Mike’s condition appeared to have stabilised. Sarah, who lives with their 13-year-old son in South Lanarkshire, said her husband’s battles with PTSD and depression continued for several more years until he began... Read more
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Daily Record
Mental health campaign backed by Stonehouse amputeemental health.” LRN are spearheading an anti-stigma partnership that includes
Daily Record / Posted 23 days ago
mental health.” LRN are spearheading an anti-stigma partnership that includes community groups, NHS Lanarkshire, North and South Lanarkshire Councils, North and South Lanarkshire Health and Social Care Partnerships and national anti-stigma... Read more
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Daily Record
Uddingston man makes bone marrow call after brother's deathyounger brother Darren had donated bone marrow earlier that year, having joined
Daily Record / Posted 23 days ago
younger brother Darren had donated bone marrow earlier that year, having joined the register during an open day at South Lanarkshire College in East Kilbride. Darren said: “In September 2013, my older brother Ryan took unwell with a... Read more
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