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Daily Liberal
‘Devastated’: Narromine resident launches petition to move Inland Rail routethrough Narromine has attracted more than 450 signatures in three days. There
Daily Liberal / Posted 28 minutes ago
through Narromine has attracted more than 450 signatures in three days. There was much controversy in December when the federal government announced its preferred study corridor (about two kilometres wide in some areas), which hooks around the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Turnbull and Victorian premier trade barbs in awkward press conferencea visit to Geelong, Wednesday, January 17, 2018. The Geelong and Corangamite re
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 35 minutes ago
a visit to Geelong, Wednesday, January 17, 2018. The Geelong and Corangamite region is the first to get funding under the federal government's $220 million Regional Jobs and Investment pilot program. It's expected the $20 million cash injection... Read more
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The Courier
Turnbull and Victorian premier trade barbs in awkward press conferencea visit to Geelong, Wednesday, January 17, 2018. The Geelong and Corangamite re
The Courier / Posted 38 minutes ago
a visit to Geelong, Wednesday, January 17, 2018. The Geelong and Corangamite region is the first to get funding under the federal government's $220 million Regional Jobs and Investment pilot program. It's expected the $20 million cash injection... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Turnbull and Victorian premier trade barbs in awkward press conferencea visit to Geelong, Wednesday, January 17, 2018. The Geelong and Corangamite re
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 55 minutes ago
a visit to Geelong, Wednesday, January 17, 2018. The Geelong and Corangamite region is the first to get funding under the federal government's $220 million Regional Jobs and Investment pilot program. It's expected the $20 million cash injection... Read more
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Western Advocate
Crash deaths involving trucks ‘out of control’, says TWUand TWU national secretary Tony Sheldon said transport workers now accounted fo
Western Advocate / Posted an hour ago
and TWU national secretary Tony Sheldon said transport workers now accounted for 40 per cent of all deaths. He said the federal government had to take responsibility, because in April 2016 it chose to scrap the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal,... Read more
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Western Advocate
Turnbull and Victorian premier trade barbs in awkward press conferencea visit to Geelong, Wednesday, January 17, 2018. The Geelong and Corangamite re
Western Advocate / Posted an hour ago
a visit to Geelong, Wednesday, January 17, 2018. The Geelong and Corangamite region is the first to get funding under the federal government's $220 million Regional Jobs and Investment pilot program. It's expected the $20 million cash injection... Read more
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Daily Pennsylvanian
Marijuana policies nationwide are changing. Here's why Penn's are not.the potential for cannabis to be used as a treatment for individuals with PTSD.
Daily Pennsylvanian / Posted an hour ago
the potential for cannabis to be used as a treatment for individuals with PTSD. “The dichotomy has always been between the federal government and the states. The government has classified cannabis as a Schedule 1 substance, which means it is... Read more
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Manning River Times
Turnbull and Victorian premier trade barbs in awkward press conferencea visit to Geelong, Wednesday, January 17, 2018. The Geelong and Corangamite re
Manning River Times / Posted an hour ago
a visit to Geelong, Wednesday, January 17, 2018. The Geelong and Corangamite region is the first to get funding under the federal government's $220 million Regional Jobs and Investment pilot program. It's expected the $20 million cash injection... Read more
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Junkee
The NSW Roads Minister Suggested Electrocuting Truck Drivers Was A Solution To Road Fatalitiesthat the NSW Government still refuses to address” play a key role in causing ro
Junkee / Posted an hour ago
that the NSW Government still refuses to address” play a key role in causing road fatalities, and has been calling for the Federal Government to re-establish a national road safety watchdog that was scrapped in 2016. That watchdog, the Road Safety... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
More than 20 states sue to stop FCC's net neutrality repealthe rules last month. Ajit Pai, the FCC chairman appointed by President Trump,
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted an hour ago
the rules last month. Ajit Pai, the FCC chairman appointed by President Trump, pitched the repeal as a way stop the federal government from "micromanaging the internet." The FCC's decision to overturn these protections has been championed... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
More than 20 states sue to stop FCC's net neutrality repealthe rules last month. Ajit Pai, the FCC chairman appointed by President Trump,
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted an hour ago
the rules last month. Ajit Pai, the FCC chairman appointed by President Trump, pitched the repeal as a way stop the federal government from "micromanaging the internet." The FCC's decision to overturn these protections has been championed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
2018 Budget - 43% of Capital Projects Have No Impact On Nigerians - Groupis antithetical to what the government continually professes to stand for," Bud
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
is antithetical to what the government continually professes to stand for," BudgIT said. "Most crucial is that the Federal Government is yet to come out plainly on the amounts spent on Capital items in the 2016 and 2017 financial... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Killings - Declare State of Emergency On Security, Reps Tell BuhariBy Nasir Ayitogo and Queenesther Iroanusi The House of Representatives on Tues
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
By Nasir Ayitogo and Queenesther Iroanusi The House of Representatives on Tuesday called on the federal government to declare a state of emergency on security in the wake of deadly attacks in Benue and other states. In a motion by Babatunde... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zakzaky - Concerned Nigerians to Commence Daily Protest Against Alleged Shiites Killingssince December 2015 in spite the order of Justice Gabriel Kolawole of the Feder
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
since December 2015 in spite the order of Justice Gabriel Kolawole of the Federal High Court, Abuja which ordered the Federal Government of Nigeria to release them since December 2, 2016. "Just last week, 3 members of the IMN were killed in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Hope Rises for Ibom Deep Seaport As Procurement Process BeginsQualification (RFQ) from reputable private sector port operators in partnership
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
Qualification (RFQ) from reputable private sector port operators in partnership with the Akwa Ibom State Government and the Federal Government. The RFQ is a major step critical towards the implementation of the IDSP project, apparently one of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
$9.8 Million Fraud - Court Admits Two Exhibits Against NNPC Ex-GMDthe Federal High Court in Kano had in its decision dated February 14, 2017 orde
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
the Federal High Court in Kano had in its decision dated February 14, 2017 ordered that the money should be kept by the federal government. "We all know that the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) remains the custodian of federal government's money,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nigerian Govt Pays N11 Billion to YouWin AwardeesThe Federal Government says it has disbursed over N11 billion to the beneficiar
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
The Federal Government says it has disbursed over N11 billion to the beneficiaries of the third edition of the YouWiN! programme from 2015 to date. The Director of Information, Federal Ministry of Finance, Salisu Dambatta, in a statement on Tuesday... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Group Demands Release of El-Zakzaky With a Sit-Out ProtestSecretary, Theophilus Agada, it was noted that Justice Gabriel Kolawole of the
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
Secretary, Theophilus Agada, it was noted that Justice Gabriel Kolawole of the Federal High Court, Abuja had ordered the federal Government to release him since December 2, 2016. The group in the statement said there would be a sit out on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nigerian Catholic Bishops Reject Cattle Colonies, Warn of 'War'The Catholic Bishop Conference of Nigeria has asked the Federal Government to s
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
The Catholic Bishop Conference of Nigeria has asked the Federal Government to suggest better alternatives to the establishment of grazing colonies proposed by the presidency. In a press statement signed by the president of the CBCN, Ignatius... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Senate Gives Police Chief 14 Days to Arrest, Prosecute Benue Killersand they will provide that list," he stated. In his contribution, Deputy Senat
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
and they will provide that list," he stated. In his contribution, Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, urged the federal government to declare a state of emergency. "The government should look at section 305 (3) of the constitution... Read more
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The North West Star
Turnbull and Victorian premier trade barbs in awkward press conferencea visit to Geelong, Wednesday, January 17, 2018. The Geelong and Corangamite re
The North West Star / Posted an hour ago
a visit to Geelong, Wednesday, January 17, 2018. The Geelong and Corangamite region is the first to get funding under the federal government's $220 million Regional Jobs and Investment pilot program. It's expected the $20 million cash injection... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
More than 20 states sue to stop FCC's net neutrality repealthe rules last month. Ajit Pai, the FCC chairman appointed by President Trump,
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted an hour ago
the rules last month. Ajit Pai, the FCC chairman appointed by President Trump, pitched the repeal as a way stop the federal government from "micromanaging the internet." The FCC's decision to overturn these protections has been championed... Read more
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Breitbart
Refugee Admissions Fall to New Low During First Two Weeks of Januarya high of 2,472 in calendar year 2015. Voluntary agencies (VOLAGS), who have b
Breitbart / Posted an hour ago
a high of 2,472 in calendar year 2015. Voluntary agencies (VOLAGS), who have been paid more than $1 billion a year by the federal government for more than the past decade to resettle refugees, are beginning to feel the financial pressure caused by... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Turnbull and Victorian premier trade barbs in awkward press conferencea visit to Geelong, Wednesday, January 17, 2018. The Geelong and Corangamite re
Daily Liberal / Posted an hour ago
a visit to Geelong, Wednesday, January 17, 2018. The Geelong and Corangamite region is the first to get funding under the federal government's $220 million Regional Jobs and Investment pilot program. It's expected the $20 million cash injection... Read more
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The Border Mail
Turnbull and Victorian premier trade barbs in awkward press conferencea visit to Geelong, Wednesday, January 17, 2018. The Geelong and Corangamite re
The Border Mail / Posted an hour ago
a visit to Geelong, Wednesday, January 17, 2018. The Geelong and Corangamite region is the first to get funding under the federal government's $220 million Regional Jobs and Investment pilot program. It's expected the $20 million cash injection... Read more
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FOX Business
House Republicans mull funding extension; 'Dreamer' deal not setfinger-pointing over immigration policy on Tuesday left Congress and the White
FOX Business / Posted an hour ago
finger-pointing over immigration policy on Tuesday left Congress and the White House stumbling closer to a possible federal government shutdown by the end of the week. Republicans who control Congress are expected to try to push another... Read more
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FOX Business
House Republicans mull funding extension; 'Dreamer' deal not setfinger-pointing over immigration policy on Tuesday left Congress and the White
FOX Business / Posted an hour ago
finger-pointing over immigration policy on Tuesday left Congress and the White House stumbling closer to a possible federal government shutdown by the end of the week. Republicans who control Congress are expected to try to push another... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
DACA deal on sidelines as GOP floats new short term funding plan to avoid shutdownto wait for further negotiations on DACA, as House GOP leaders unveiled a short
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted an hour ago
to wait for further negotiations on DACA, as House GOP leaders unveiled a short term funding plan that would keep the federal government running into mid-February, but that measure faced resistance from some more conservative... Read more
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The Age
'I don't want this to be awkward': Malcolm Turnbull and James Merlino trade barbs in joint press conferenceone example where comments are made and there are different points of view, dis
The Age / Posted an hour ago
one example where comments are made and there are different points of view, disagreements between the state and federal government," Mr Merlino said, struggling, as the journalists' questions started. "I agree this is not the time to... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
'I don't want this to be awkward': Malcolm Turnbull and James Merlino trade barbs in joint press conferenceone example where comments are made and there are different points of view, dis
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted an hour ago
one example where comments are made and there are different points of view, disagreements between the state and federal government," Mr Merlino said, struggling, as the journalists' questions started. "I agree this is not the time to... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Personal Finance: What happens if the government shuts down?affected? It can be argued that the fundamental responsibility of Congress is
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted an hour ago
affected? It can be argued that the fundamental responsibility of Congress is to approve the level of expenditure by the federal government, and raise the revenue to support that expenditure. Furthermore, the procedure for doing so is clearly... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
DACA deal on sidelines as GOP floats new short term funding plan to avoid shutdownto wait for further negotiations on DACA, as House GOP leaders unveiled a short
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted an hour ago
to wait for further negotiations on DACA, as House GOP leaders unveiled a short term funding plan that would keep the federal government running into mid-February, but that measure faced resistance from some more conservative... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
More than 20 states sue to stop FCC's net neutrality repealthe rules last month. Ajit Pai, the FCC chairman appointed by President Trump,
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted an hour ago
the rules last month. Ajit Pai, the FCC chairman appointed by President Trump, pitched the repeal as a way stop the federal government from "micromanaging the internet." The FCC's decision to overturn these protections has been championed... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
DACA deal on sidelines as GOP floats new short term funding plan to avoid shutdownto wait for further negotiations on DACA, as House GOP leaders unveiled a short
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 2 hours ago
to wait for further negotiations on DACA, as House GOP leaders unveiled a short term funding plan that would keep the federal government running into mid-February, but that measure faced resistance from some more conservative... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
DACA deal on sidelines as GOP floats new short term funding plan to avoid shutdownto wait for further negotiations on DACA, as House GOP leaders unveiled a short
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 2 hours ago
to wait for further negotiations on DACA, as House GOP leaders unveiled a short term funding plan that would keep the federal government running into mid-February, but that measure faced resistance from some more conservative... Read more
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Daily Herald
Springfield Housing Authority getting $237,000 federal grantSPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- The Springfield Housing Authority will receive nearly $237
Daily Herald / Posted 2 hours ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- The Springfield Housing Authority will receive nearly $237,000 from the federal government for its program that helps low income families become self-sufficient. The (Springfield) State Journal-Register reports the grant from... Read more
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News.com.au
Australia uncorks wine war with Canadais seeking global vine intervention after accusing Canada of keeping Australian
News.com.au / Posted 2 hours ago
is seeking global vine intervention after accusing Canada of keeping Australian wine off its supermarket shelves. The federal government has filed a formal complaint with the World Trade Organisation in protest at the way Canada applies rules... Read more
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TheBull
Australia uncorks wine war with Canadais seeking global vine intervention after accusing Canada of keeping Australian
TheBull / Posted 2 hours ago
is seeking global vine intervention after accusing Canada of keeping Australian wine off its supermarket shelves. The federal government has filed a formal complaint with the World Trade Organisation in protest at the way Canada applies rules... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
As opioid overdose numbers soar in Cabarrus County, AG talks about solutionsseen little progress since then. “I think it's positive and it helped shine a
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 hours ago
seen little progress since then. “I think it's positive and it helped shine a light on how serious the issue is, but the federal government has put no money of any significance in the last year and a half," he said. Despite challenges... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
ICE says Detroit man's deportation was justifiedDETROIT - A spokesman for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says the fed
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 2 hours ago
DETROIT - A spokesman for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says the federal government was justified in deporting a Detroit man who lived in the country for nearly 30 years. Jorge Garcia came to the U.S. with his family when he was 10 years... Read more
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News.com.au
NBN rollout a ‘monumental stuff-up’: LaborLabor says the national broadband network rolled out by the federal government
News.com.au / Posted 3 hours ago
Labor says the national broadband network rolled out by the federal government has been a "monumental stuff-up" and voters have a right to be annoyed. Shadow assistant minister Terri Butler made the comments on Wednesday in response to news... Read more
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Canberra Times
Home loan values lift 2.3 per cent in November as consumer confidence returnsproportion of first home buyers entering the property market has reached its hi
Canberra Times / Posted 3 hours ago
proportion of first home buyers entering the property market has reached its highest level in five years after state and federal government intervention lifted the market out of a near-all-time low a year ago. The rally has seen the proportion... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
Killingly group replaces retirement void with new friendshipswork largely forced them to put on hold. Tanny Wrobel found herself at somewha
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 3 hours ago
work largely forced them to put on hold. Tanny Wrobel found herself at somewhat of a loss after a 35-year career with the federal government came to a close. “I needed something to do besides going out and walking by myself,” said the Danielson... Read more
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Boston Globe
Pentagon suggests being ready to counter devastating cyberattacks with nuclear armsthe possible existence of such a weapon since at least 2015, but the document’s
Boston Globe / Posted 3 hours ago
the possible existence of such a weapon since at least 2015, but the document’s reference appears to be the first time the federal government has confirmed its existence. The long-range torpedo with a monster warhead is apparently meant to shower... Read more
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The Janesville Gazette
Detroit man deported to Mexico after 30 years in UShow long. It's just hard." Khaalid Walls, a spokesman for U.S. Immigration and
The Janesville Gazette / Posted 3 hours ago
how long. It's just hard." Khaalid Walls, a spokesman for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, said Tuesday that the federal government was justified in deporting Garcia. "All of those in violation of the immigration laws may be subject to... Read more
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The Janesville Gazette
ICE says Detroit man's deportation was justifiedU.S. for nearly 30 years (all times local): 9:40 p.m. A spokesman for U.S. Im
The Janesville Gazette / Posted 3 hours ago
U.S. for nearly 30 years (all times local): 9:40 p.m. A spokesman for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says the federal government was justified in deporting a Detroit man who lived in the country for nearly 30 years. Jorge Garcia came... Read more
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Swissinfo
U.S. House Republicans mull funding extension; 'Dreamer' deal not setfinger-pointing over immigration policy on Tuesday left Congress and the White
Swissinfo / Posted 3 hours ago
finger-pointing over immigration policy on Tuesday left Congress and the White House stumbling closer to a possible federal government shutdown by the end of the week. Republicans who control Congress are expected to try to push another... Read more
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The Courier Express Newspapers
ICE says Detroit man's deportation was justifiedU.S. for nearly 30 years (all times local): 9:40 p.m. A spokesman for U.S. Im
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted 3 hours ago
U.S. for nearly 30 years (all times local): 9:40 p.m. A spokesman for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says the federal government was justified in deporting a Detroit man who lived in the country for nearly 30 years. Jorge Garcia came... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Wall Street executive replaces Christie, targets Trumptransportation official said last month that an earlier agreement with Presiden
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 3 hours ago
transportation official said last month that an earlier agreement with President Barack Obama's administration for the federal government to pay for half of the project is "non-existent." Murphy's wife, Tammy Murphy, and their four children... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Mueller probe would continue during a government shutdown(CNN) - The special counsel investigation led by former FBI Director Robert Mue
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 3 hours ago
(CNN) - The special counsel investigation led by former FBI Director Robert Mueller would be able to continue, even if the federal government shuts down over an impasse on the budget. A Justice Department spokesperson confirmed to CNN that... Read more
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