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Newsmax
America's Unfriendly Skiesin the system — including the airlines, airports and passenger groups. That is
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in the system — including the airlines, airports and passenger groups. That is the plan that the White House and House Transportation Committee Chairman Bill Shuster are pushing. But many in Congress are showing signs of motion sickness,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Opposition lawmakers reject Fariñas call to exempt them from traffic rulesbraves the heavy traffic on the road. There should be no exception),” Zarate sa
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 hours ago
braves the heavy traffic on the road. There should be no exception),” Zarate said. ADVERTISEMENT During the House transportation committee hearing on Monday, Fariñas called on authorities to give lawmakers immunity from traffic violations,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Bill requiring child restraint in vehicles hurdles House panelA bill requiring child restraint devices in all motor vehicles hurdled the tran
Inquirier.net / Posted 11 hours ago
A bill requiring child restraint devices in all motor vehicles hurdled the transportation committee in the House of Representatives. In a statement Tuesday, the House of Representatives transportation committee approved the proposed “Child Safety in... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Local lawmakers push for feasibility study of Springfield to Boston commuter railit,” Kocot explained. “I think it’s important to make sure that some of those M
WWLP Springfield / Posted 17 hours ago
it,” Kocot explained. “I think it’s important to make sure that some of those Mass. transit dollars are also flowing out to western Massachusetts.” The transportation committee will review public testimony on the bill before making recommendat... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Columbia to construct sidewalks at Clark Lane West/Hinkson Creek Connectorcouncil meeting, the city manager will be given authorization to execute a lice
KOMU Columbia / Posted 19 hours ago
council meeting, the city manager will be given authorization to execute a license agreement with the Missouri Highway and Transportation Committee. After that, the city will finalize construction plans and get to work. Without sidewalks, Clark... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Congressmen above traffic rules – Fariñasthereof,” Fariñas told MMDA officials in yesterday’s inter-agency transportatio
Pilipino Star / Posted 22 hours ago
thereof,” Fariñas told MMDA officials in yesterday’s inter-agency transportation briefing at the House called by the transportation committee. “Please read Section 11, Article VI of the Constitution. It’s called parliamentary immunity that... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
Ward elected chair of national energy research groupof the Senate Energy Committee, Joint Oversight Committee on Energy Policy and
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted 23 hours ago
of the Senate Energy Committee, Joint Oversight Committee on Energy Policy and was previously chairman of the Energy and Transportation Committee for the National Conference of State Legislatures. Formed in 1975, The Energy Council, whose... Read more
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Alabaster Reporter
Ward elected chair of national energy research groupof the Senate Energy Committee, Joint Oversight Committee on Energy Policy and
Alabaster Reporter / Posted 23 hours ago
of the Senate Energy Committee, Joint Oversight Committee on Energy Policy and was previously chairman of the Energy and Transportation Committee for the National Conference of State Legislatures. Formed in 1975, The Energy Council, whose... Read more
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Inquirier.net
MMDA backs traffic exemption for Congress, but has to get nod from mayorsit up,” Jojo Garcia, the MMDA’s assistant general manager for planning, told re
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it up,” Jojo Garcia, the MMDA’s assistant general manager for planning, told reporters in an interview. During the House’s transportation committee meeting on Monday, House Majority Floor Leader Rodolfo Fariñas sought the MMDA that they be given... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Fariñas to enforcers: Don’t delay lawmakers because of traffic violationsminor traffic violations that might delay their attendance in sessions in the H
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minor traffic violations that might delay their attendance in sessions in the House of Representatives. During the House transportation committee hearing, Fariñas called on the Department of Transportation to give lawmakers immunity from traffic... Read more
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Boston Herald
Transportation Committee to mull bill on T, Keolis dealobligation and whether any fines the T waives are justified. It’s one of severa
Boston Herald / Posted yesterday
obligation and whether any fines the T waives are justified. It’s one of several proposals on the docket for today’s Transportation Committee hearing, which also will weigh multiple proposals to probe the T’s retirement fund. The bill’s... Read more
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Calgary Sun
More Calgarians driving into the downtown than taking transit, city report saysin the core. We're just not seeing as many people on the road, because they've
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in the core. We're just not seeing as many people on the road, because they've lost jobs." Keating, who chair's the city's transportation committee, added that downtown oil patch workers who have been able to hang on to their jobs are more than... Read more
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The Washington Times
Private aviation gets unfair break over commercial airlinesin the system — including the airlines, airports, and passenger groups. That is
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
in the system — including the airlines, airports, and passenger groups. That is the plan that the White House and House Transportation Committee chairman Bill Shuster are pushing. But many in Congress are showing signs of motion sickness and... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
HAI Urges Congress to Remove ATC Privatization From FAA Reauthorization BillCommittee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA) and Ranking Member Peter DeFazio (D-OR);
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted yesterday
Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA) and Ranking Member Peter DeFazio (D-OR); and to Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee Chairman John Thune (R-SD) and Ranking Member Bill Nelson (D-FL). The letters were signed by HAI... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Study finds speed reduction, fewer pedestrians struck since playground zone reformdecreased during that time. "How can you not be happy with those results?" sai
Calgary Sun / Posted yesterday
decreased during that time. "How can you not be happy with those results?" said Coun. Shane Keating, chair of the city's transportation committee. "It just means the safety is that much better." In 2014, the city dropped school zones and... Read more
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Sun Star
LTO backs Davao City's transport projectour drivers to be investors of the HPBS so that they will not be poor and sickl
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
our drivers to be investors of the HPBS so that they will not be poor and sickly in working according to their financier for the operators. We invite them to be businessmen, this is what I emphasized to the ABD and transportation committee," she sa... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Dan Haar: Bocce And Buried Highways At Larson's Lovefestpresident, it has to be on the table,” Shuster said in an interview. Rep. Pete
Hartford Courant / Posted 3 days ago
president, it has to be on the table,” Shuster said in an interview. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., Democratic leader of the transportation committee, was also on hand Friday for bocce and buried highways, calling the tunnel plan “a project of... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
Shuster Continues To Press For ATC Spinoff In AIRR ActReleases Editorial Published In The Washington Times House Transportation Comm
The Aero-News Network / Posted 3 days ago
Releases Editorial Published In The Washington Times House Transportation Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA) is continuing his full-court press for passage of the House version of a reauthorization bill for the FAA which includes a plan to... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
Aviation Groups Urge Congress: Strip ATC Privatization From FAA BillCommittee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA) and Ranking Member Peter DeFazio (D-OR);
The Aero-News Network / Posted 3 days ago
Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA) and Ranking Member Peter DeFazio (D-OR); and to Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee Chairman John Thune (R-SD) and Ranking Member Bill Nelson (D-FL). The letters were signed by NBAA... Read more
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Fortune
Forty Percent Of Voters Think Autonomous Cars Are as Safe or Safer Than Human Driverssaid they aren’t likely to buy self-driving cars once they become available. F
Fortune / Posted 3 days ago
said they aren’t likely to buy self-driving cars once they become available. Following a Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee hearing Wednesday on self-driving trucks, Peters said that “there’s no question that consumers are... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Regional Transportation Committee for Region 1 to meet Sept. 28FREEPORT — The Regional Transportation Committee for Region 1 will meet at 10 a
The Journal-Standard / Posted 3 days ago
FREEPORT — The Regional Transportation Committee for Region 1 will meet at 10 a.m. Sept. 28 at Malcolm Eaton Enterprises, 570 W. Lamm Road. Human service organizations or individuals with an interest in public transportation are strongly encouraged... Read more
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Bizjournals
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Senate Democrats pile on Equifax with new legislationneed and deserve these protections-- without delay,” said Senator Blumenthal, a
Bizjournals / Posted 3 days ago
need and deserve these protections-- without delay,” said Senator Blumenthal, a member of the Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee.“Third party data brokers profiting off the sale of personal consumer information is a shameless... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Orbos rides a habal-habal, gets reprimand from DOTr boss Tugadeand Traffic Code, which prohibits the registration for motorcycles-for-hire. I
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
and Traffic Code, which prohibits the registration for motorcycles-for-hire. It remains pending with the House Transportation Committee. Orbos could not be reached for further comment Friday. He left immediately after the event to... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
FAA Reauthorization Bill Remains Stalled In Congressto be only conflict and stubbornness on Capitol Hill. Bloomberg Government rep
The Aero-News Network / Posted 4 days ago
to be only conflict and stubbornness on Capitol Hill. Bloomberg Government reports that it does not appear that House Transportation Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA) (pictured) does not have the votes to pass HR 2997, also known as the... Read more
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The Mercury News
New bill would require driver’s ed, restricted license for under-21 crowdin 2000. Since then, he has pursued legislation surrounding transportation safe
The Mercury News / Posted 4 days ago
in 2000. Since then, he has pursued legislation surrounding transportation safety, and is the chair of the Assembly Transportation Committee. The bill is not unique; the state of Maryland requires new drivers, regardless of age, to complete... Read more
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The Hill
Aviation panel recommends Trump roll back safety rulesto testifySenators wrestle with including trucks in driverless car billMORE (R-
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
to testifySenators wrestle with including trucks in driverless car billMORE (R-S.D.), chairman of the Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, included language in an FAA bill this year to allow pilots to receive training credit through... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
NBAA, Other Aviation Groups Urge Congress: Strip ATC Privatization From FAA BillCommittee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-9-PA) and Ranking Member Peter DeFazio (D-4-
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 4 days ago
Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-9-PA) and Ranking Member Peter DeFazio (D-4-OR); and to Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee Chairman John Thune (R-SD) and Ranking Member Bill Nelson (D-FL). The letters were signed by NBAA... Read more
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Columbia Star
Richland County Council meeting disjointed after council members’ month’s vacationheld at the downtown branch of the Richland County Library, everything was a li
Columbia Star / Posted 4 days ago
held at the downtown branch of the Richland County Library, everything was a little disjointed. An item pertaining to the transportation committee that was included as an action item during the special called meeting July 25 was asked to be... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Councillor lobbies to make city a research hub for high-speed hyperloop technologyof working with Calgary Economic Development to support the development of a re
Calgary Sun / Posted 5 days ago
of working with Calgary Economic Development to support the development of a research centre and report back to the city's transportation committee by the middle of 2018. slogan@postmedia.com On Twitter: @ShawnLogan403 As Advertised in the... Read more
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The Hill
Senate looks at self-driving trucks | Facebook to keep ads off fake news | House panel calls Equifax CEO to testifyare different than automobiles. One of those differences deals with the employm
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
are different than automobiles. One of those differences deals with the employment," Peters said at a Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee hearing on Wednesday. "It's the top job in over 20 states. We need to think very carefully about the... Read more
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The Hill
Senators wrestle with including trucks in driverless car billare different than automobiles. One of those differences deals with the employm
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
are different than automobiles. One of those differences deals with the employment,” Peters said at a Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee hearing on Wednesday. “It’s the top job in over 20 states. We need to think very carefully about the... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Senators look at what self-driving trucks might mean to driverstrucks, considering the impact such technology could have on millions of worker
Detroit Free Press / Posted 5 days ago
trucks, considering the impact such technology could have on millions of workers. The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee held a hearing today on automated vehicles focusing on the future of self-driving commercial trucks... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Snowmass seeks more year-round transit servicerequest, which is before both the Roaring Fork Transportation Authority board a
Aspen Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
request, which is before both the Roaring Fork Transportation Authority board and the upper valley Elected Officials Transportation Committee (EOTC), would support 15-minute-interval service along Brush Creek Road in the spring, summer and... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Bureau County Board enforces mandated electronic citation feeApproved the hiring of Sheryl Churney as counsel for the roads agreement with L
Bureau County Republican / Posted 6 days ago
Approved the hiring of Sheryl Churney as counsel for the roads agreement with Lone Tree Wind Farm. According to Dan Rabe, Transportation Committee chairman, the board has used Churney is the past on road agreements with other wind farm... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Aspen transit task force advises enhanced bus service, avoid more highway lanesthe task force ranked it with high negativity because of the cost. The report
The Aspen Times / Posted 6 days ago
the task force ranked it with high negativity because of the cost. The report will be presented to the Elected Officials Transportation Committee, comprised of elected officials from Aspen, Snowmass Village and Pitkin County, at 4 p.m. Thursday... Read more
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The Hill
Dems fight bill easing gun silencer regs | Yelp claims Google broke FTC settlement | DHS waives regs to improve border fencingAct conviction for non-registration of a suppressor," he said. ON TAP FOR WEDN
The Hill / Posted 6 days ago
Act conviction for non-registration of a suppressor," he said. ON TAP FOR WEDNESDAY The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee will hold a hearing tomorrow to talk about transportation innovation and automated trucks and our... Read more
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MLive.com
Proposed cell phone ban for drivers highlighted for pedestrian safetyother electronics by drivers, including GPS devices, pagers, electronic games a
MLive.com / Posted 6 days ago
other electronics by drivers, including GPS devices, pagers, electronic games and computers. Since being sent to the House Transportation Committee in May, the bill hasn't received much attention or activity. LaGrand challenged the Grand Rapids... Read more
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Sun Star
Mayor Sara: Bus system set soon in Davao Cityaccording to their financier for the operators, we invite them to be businessme
Sun Star / Posted 7 days ago
according to their financier for the operators, we invite them to be businessmen, this is what I emphasized to the ABD and transportation committee,” she said. She added that the ADB is set to make their presentation of the project by November and... Read more
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NJ.com
New fears that trains could be targets for terroristsranking Democrat on the subcommittee that oversees mass transit; and Rep. Albio
NJ.com / Posted 7 days ago
ranking Democrat on the subcommittee that oversees mass transit; and Rep. Albio Sires, D-8th Dist., a member of the House Transportation Committee. Booker, the top Democrat on the Senate railroads subcommittee, asked Pekoske to visit a New Jersey... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Meet Cleveland's mayoral candidates ahead of Tuesday's primarydemocrat, serves on the city's Municipal Services and Properties Committee, Wor
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 7 days ago
democrat, serves on the city's Municipal Services and Properties Committee, Workforce and Community Benefits Committee and Transportation Committee. He told Russ Mitchell he believes now is the time to run for mayor as the city's issues with... Read more
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The Hill
Lawmakers alarmed by Equifax breachthe resiliency of the electric grid from both physical and cyber threats. On W
The Hill / Posted 8 days ago
the resiliency of the electric grid from both physical and cyber threats. On Wednesday, the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee will hold a hearing on self-driving technology for trucks and large vehicles, including the impacts... Read more
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OregonLive.com
For our families and our economy, we must revisit the Columbia River bridgethe Interstate 5 and Interstate 205 bridges will help assess the extent of the
OregonLive.com / Posted 8 days ago
the Interstate 5 and Interstate 205 bridges will help assess the extent of the need to ease congestion. Oregon's new joint Transportation Committee should get authority to accept this olive branch and restart the effort to restore to the public... Read more
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Daily Record
Aviators sound warning of 'privatizing' U.S. air-traffic controltowns between the airport and Trump National Golf Club. "He has shared these co
Daily Record / Posted 9 days ago
towns between the airport and Trump National Golf Club. "He has shared these concerns with his colleagues on the House transportation committee as they continue to work to improve the legislation for all stakeholders.” The legislation would... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Tech Savvy: Put the pedal to the metal on self-driving carsthe New York Times reported Wednesday. U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan, D-Crosby, serves
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
the New York Times reported Wednesday. U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan, D-Crosby, serves on the House of Representatives' transportation committee. Interviewed Thursday, Nolan said it was necessary for a national standard rather than having a... Read more
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The Riverhead News-Review
Local community leader planned trip to Texas just prior to Hurricane Harveyin 2015, has a long history of helping to coordinate projects around Riverhead,
The Riverhead News-Review / Posted 9 days ago
in 2015, has a long history of helping to coordinate projects around Riverhead, as a member of the town’s alternative transportation committee and as project coordinator for Creating Healthy Places, a grant program awarded through CCE. She was... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Baltimore council members object to plan to turn Boston Street into 'superhighway'Building a superhighway through Boston Street is not that.” That view is share
Baltimore Sun / Posted 10 days ago
Building a superhighway through Boston Street is not that.” That view is shared by Canton Community Association, whose transportation committee chairman is encouraging the city to change its plan. “Boston Street has really has turned into a... Read more
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eTrucker
Senate eyes promoting self-driving truck tech in autonomous-car bill approved by Houseusher in a new era of transportation,” said Senator John Thune (R-S.D.). Thune
eTrucker / Posted 10 days ago
usher in a new era of transportation,” said Senator John Thune (R-S.D.). Thune chairs the Senate’s Commerce, Science and Transportation committee, which is slated to hold a hearing Sept. 13 on autonomous truck technology. “This hearing will offer... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Greenwich BET candidates make their case before Tuesday’s primary voteavoid a similar set of challenges.” Karen Fassuliotis A seven-year member of
Greenwich Time / Posted 11 days ago
avoid a similar set of challenges.” Karen Fassuliotis A seven-year member of the RTM, where she is vice chairman of the Transportation Committee, Fassuliotis is seeking her first term on the BET. Fassuliotis is a practicing attorney specializing... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
MDOT has more than 350 vacant positions; pay citedyear. "We can't maintain a workforce because of our pay structure," MDOT Execu
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 11 days ago
year. "We can't maintain a workforce because of our pay structure," MDOT Executive Director Melinda McGrath told the House Transportation Committee on Thursday. McGrath is advocating for the Legislature to give her office the flexibility to... Read more
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Newswise
Hurricane Irma Versus Evacuations, Infrastructureand infrastructure failures. Schofer is a professor of civil and environmental
Newswise / Posted 11 days ago
and infrastructure failures. Schofer is a professor of civil and environmental engineering in the McCormick School of Engineering and a transportation committee member for the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning. Permalink to thi... Read more
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