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as well around the region up to 20 mainly. not anticipating any alert for wind today and the rest of the week. we are going to warm up through the week however with temps peaking on thursday and friday. humidity remains very dry as well. .......................... ......... .................. evening planner calling for warm temperatures through the night with light breezes again. plenty of 90's this evening with 11pm temps nice and comfortable. commute temps should be but your morning should be nice with light winds increasing by afternoon. we''ll have more on the rest of the week coming up.> just a few houses down...
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the street. the homeowner says she's thankful nobody was home or hurt... but she's now dealing with her insurance company. from her back yard... you can see the roots completely out of the ground and the damage to her back wall. ((dave courvoisier)) the fate of the man who killed a teenager over an ipad is in the hands of a jury. ((denise valdez)) >> yesterday, the convicted michael solid in the murder. they will now decide a sentence for him. ((dave courvoisier)) >> 8 news now reporter kare justice center where deliberations are underway. karen? ((karen castro)) >> michael solid made an emotional plea to the jury for leniency. he also begged the victims family for forgiveness. this is the first time we are hearing from solid. he did not take the stand during the guilt phase of his trial... where he was convicted of murder. but today, he had a lot to say. he broke down on the stand and
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he told arenas' family that he is sorry for what he did. meanwhile, he told the jury he wants a second chance at life and promises to make positive contributions to society. he says he's trying to turn his life around from behind bars and is participating is educational programs. the minimum sentence is 50 years with the possibility of parole after serving 20 years. the harsher penalty is life without the possibility of parole. the state and the victim's family are hoping for the maximum time. >> jurors are in deliberations as we speak. we'll have the very latest for you coming up at 5. ((christianne klein)) we're getting the first look at the dashcam video from last friday's officer involved shooting that involved a nevada highway patrol trooper. in the video you can see trooper shawn peckham pulling over a cadillac. when he went back to the car
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jumped out of the car running with a bag and a gun. what happened next is off camera but you can hear the gun fire exchange. the officer was not injured during the encounter--- but the suspect was shot and killed./// ((paul joncich)) facebook has responded to the space exploration explosion in florida this morning. the unmanned rocket was carrying a communitcation satelite for the social media giant. it exploded at a test site in cape canaveral.. facebook planned to use it to expand ier africa. in a face book post, ceo mark zuckerberg said "we remain committed to our mission of connecting everyone." fortunately there were no injuries and brevard county emergency management says there is no threat to the general public. ((paul joncich)) meanwhile... florida officials have announced they have detected the zika virus in trapped mosquitoes. reports show the virus was found in three mosquito samples taken in a 1.5-square-mile area of miami beach.
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month... but this is the first time that teams have trapped a mosquito carrying the virus. so far there have been 47 confirmed zika cases in florida both locally and travel related./// ((paul joncich)) will state educators approve or reject the preliminary plan to reorganize ccsd? ((christianne klein)) if approved, this will be the second of three votes needed to make this a reality. sharie johnson is live at the state board of education with details on what's happening right now. since 1 this afternoon we've been hearing from all kinds of stakeholders, like ccsd trustees, las vegas mayor carolyn goodman, clark county commisioner chris guinchilliani... but we still have no decision. before we talk plan details, let me get you caught up.
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the school district. the state hired a consultant to help shape the plan. and the bill required community feedback. this year dozens of town hall meetings have been held. people have passionately favored or rejected this plan. .. and from those meetings, an assigned committee drafted a tenative plan. the first vote was last month by a bipartisan panel of lawmakers. thec as education leaders continue to hash things out. this plan takes control that the central district office currently has and gives it to principals, teachers and parents. each ccsd school will be it's own precint. with the help of teachers and parents, principals will decide on the budget, instruction and staffing.
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will put this proposal into law for the 2018-2019 school year. reporting live, sharie johnson, 8news now. ((christianne klein)) roughly how much will this cost? ((sharie johnson)) >> that's the one question no one has been able to answer. we'll keeping pushing lawmakers until we get an answer.
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the u-s has now resettled 10-thousand syrian refugees a month ahead of schedule. ((christianne klein)) >> why many of them have set their eyes on the west. but first... /// "donald trump's immigration speech divides his hispanic council and also, hillary clinton gets high profile help in ohio. i'm craig boswell with the latest on the race for the white house." ///
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((christianne klein)) donald trump follows his whirlwind mexico trip and fiery immigration speech with campaign stops today in the critical state of ohio. ((paul joncich)) >> the republican nominee's immigration proposals are still the talk today not just from the clinton campaign some members of trumps hispanic advisory council are walking away. craig boswell is following the action from the white house. vice president biden
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and said donald trump doesn't understand the working man. (vice president biden) "this is a guy born with a silver spoon in his mouth that he's now choking on because his foot is in his mouth along with his spoon." also campaigning in ohio...donald trump stuck to his trademark issue - immigration. (donald trump/(r) presidential nominee) "we are going to build the wall and mexico and is going to pay for the wall." after a closed-door meeting with mexican president pena nieto on wednesday, trump delivered a hardline speech in phoenix (donald trump/(r) presidential nominee) "anyone who has entered the t subject to deportation." but there's already backlash from the speech. up to half of trump's hispanic advisory council have quit or say they will quit after listening to his speech. (leslie sanchez/republican strategist) "there are several individuals immediately after donald trump's speech last night that were, to use their term, disgusted." "it was the tone. it was the dehumanizing. it was the unrealistic idea of self-deportation." (craig boswell/cbs news/the white house) there is also controversy about details of wednesday's meeting - president pena nieto
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paying for a wall trump says payment wasn't discussed. (sen. tim kaine/(d-va) vice presidential nominee) "when he sat down and he looked president pena nieto in the eye, he didn't have the guts to bring that up." the clinton campaign is now going after trump in arizona as well. "when mexico sends its people, they're bringing drugs, they're bringing crime." the campaign announced it is spending six million dollars to air this ad in the state. craig boswell, cbs news, the white house. ((paul joncich)) paying off in one area. the campaign announced it raised more than five million dollars in online donations yesterday with a big chunk of that coming in while trump was meeting with mexican president enrique pea nieto. ((christianne klein)) >> those donations were all 200 dollars or less and they do not include money that came in via phone calls or the mail./// ((paul joncich)) according to a new cnn poll of polls....hillary clinton is leading donald trump by just 5 percentage points. this poll is an average of the
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nationwide polls of presidential preference among voters. right now clinton is at 42-percent....tru mp sits at 37-percent with third-party candidates gary johnson and jill stein earning 9-percent and 4-percent respectively./// ((paul joncich)) and remember we are your local election headquarters throughout the campaign season. you can stay up to date on the local and national races here on channel 8.. and online at las vegas now dot com./// ((christianne klein)) the rain rolled quickly through the valley earlier today. ((paul joncich)) >> after the break tedd florendo joins us to explain if we can expect anymore pop up sh announcer: you're
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((d and it's hotter today than yesterday with triple-digits around the region. winds increased as forecasted as well but still remain below windy criteria.
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and we're a few degrees warmer than yesterday. ................................ .. afternoon highs hot around the valley with temps hottest over to the east side of town wh lower in elevation. especially for the east and southeast neigbhorhoods. not-as-hot for the locales on the west side of town especially the foothills and certainly the mountains where it appears to be coolest. ................................
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and death valley. although we definitely got hotter for the colorado river valley from mesquite all the way down to the searchlight. more tolerable temps in the 90's for the central great basin where they also had some wind develop too. ................................ ... ..... u.s. temps show get stay hot only in the desert southwest but the southern plains with feels like temps in the 100's. still hot also for the northern plains and the mid-atlantic there down to the deep south. .. ............................. .... .......... doppler radar looking clear again across the region with most of the precip up in the pacific northwest. looking at the high mexico/texas to continue to progress northward and bring hotter weather this week; specifically late week. looking at the next system to roll through the north part of the state to increase wind this weekend and especially next week. .......................... ......... ................ here's the forecast.
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winds finally calming down overnight. should be comfortable and clear by morning wit wake-up temps in the 80's again. tomorrow expect a high of 106 again and hotter. we could see some light breezes returning again tomorrow. ................................ ... .................... extended temps show hotter temps as we head through the week. expecting those temps to peak near 110 by the end of the workweek. staying dry as no monsoon has been seen. wind could be breezy at times through the week, but it's next week and late weekend when we do anticipate stron week or the week after according to long range models but that could change as well.
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quite the damage in one eastside neighborhood. ((christianne klein)) 8 news now patrick walker is there now as crews haul away an uprooted tree. patrick? >> ((mary gilmore/homeowner: "it started raining, not terribly heavy, just a little bit of wind, and i love storms, so i went to the front window by bit of wind, and i love storms, so i went to the front window by my window to watch, and the wind
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it was kind of a cloud burst, and then all of the sudden, it almost sounded like a freight train, it was this huge burst of wind, and when the tree snapped, it made a really loud boom, so the tree came down, landed really perfectly, didn't damage any windows or anything, and then it was gone, it was like everything was over." )) ((patrick walker)) >> just a few houses down... a 30 or 40 foot tree fell down the homeowner says she's thankful nobody was home or hurt... but she's now dealing with her insurance company. from her back yard... you can see the roots completely out of the ground and the damage to her back wall. >> announcer: you're
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((christianne klein)) we're following breaking news at this time... a crash has left a major road
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>> our 8 news now reporter mauricio marin is live with the latest on this critical injury crash.' mauricio? >> >> ((christianne klein)) tropical storm madeline is now moving away from hawaii
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((paul joncich)) >> but the threat lingers on despite the warning being discontinued. we explain straight ahead./// live...this is 8 news now at
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((paul joncich)) people living on hawaii's big island are dealing with the madeline while preparing for more severe weather. ((christianne klein)) >> the storm was downgraded after it weakened as it approached land. and many people were drawn to the waves. (((woman) "it's just amazing. mother nature at work. you know we're sitting in our house thinking okay, yay, the storm isn't too bad. but let's go down and look at the cliffs and see what's going on with the oceans." )) ((christianne klein)) >> while the tropical storm warning has been discontinued as tropical storm madeline moves away from hawaii--- there's still another threat as hurricane lester is expected to
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back east here on the main land... hermine has now reached hurricane strength as ut barreled toward the gulf coast of florida. --- and will likely make landfall overnight in florida. ((christianne klein)) >> residents are being told to expect more than a foot of rain and possible tornadoes. don champion has the latest from panama city beach, florida. 45-48 joseph cunningham/ horseshoe beach, fl 49=58 don champion/cbs news/panama city beach, fl 116-121 phillip bryan/cbs news/horseshoe beach, fl florida residents are hurricane hermine bears down on the northern gulf coast.. "this is life-threatening." hermine intensified in the warm waters of the gulf of mexico thursday. "we are going to have significant storm surge. as much as eight feet.//we're going to have significant winds, significant power lines and trees down." landfall is expected overnight in florida's panhandle, from there, hermine will head up the eastern seaboard. florida has not had a direct hit from a hurricane in 11 years. residents along the gulf coast spent the day preparing for the worst. "sand bags you know
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things moved, vehicles out..." the outer bands of heavy rain have been pushing on shore since late this morning. by the time it's all over, some areas could see almost two feet of rainfall. state of emergencies have been declared in 51 counties in florida, and schools in more than 20 counties have been closed. phillip byron is using these last few hours of preparation to stack sandbags outside his n "it's just mother nature, you just take it as it's come and you do what you got to do and hope for the best." prepared or not, florida residents are in for a long night. don champion, cbs news, panama city beach, florida. ((christianne klein)) >> if hermine maintains hurricane strength... it would be the state's first hit from a hurricane since wilma back in 2005, a record
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days. ((paul joncich)) >> florida health officials are also warning the storm could hamper efforts to control the mosquito population and minimize the spread of the zika virus. mosquitos breed in standing water, and there will be plenty of that around after hermine passes by./// ((tedd florendo)) ( hotter today than yesteray with clear skies. as well around the region up to 20 mainly. not anticipating any alert for wind today and the rest of the week. we are going to warm up through the week however with temps peaking on thursday and friday. humidity remains very dry as well. .......................... ......... .................. evening planner calling for warm
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plenty of 90's this evening with 11pm temps nice and comfortable. commute temps should be in the 80's again and hotter tomorrow. but your morning should be nice with light winds increasing by afternoon. we''ll have more on the rest of the week coming up.
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wheels he says was a deal too good to pass up. ((kirk duldulao/scammed out of $7,000: "i was like, if you can do it for 7 grand tonight, i'll give you cash in hand right now.")) duldulao is one of the two men you see here in a back lot...purchasing a truck from the seller he met through the ad. ((kirk duldulao/scammed out of $7,000: "he seemed like a really honest guy, he had the titles, the keys to the truck.")) after taking the ford for a test drive...duldulao handed over the cash and drove off with his new ride friday night. co without his money and his truck too ((kirk duldulao/scammed out of $7,000: "i walked into the dmv to try and get a 30 day permit, and apparently they told me that this truck had been reported stolen three days ago.")) the dmv took the title and metro seized the truck. another unfortunate case michael rodriguez says is all too common. ((michael rodriguez/metro pio: " it is very difficult for us to catch these suspects because often times they're moving.")) rodriguez says there are ways to protect yourself when purchasing a car online. buyers should ask for i - d and enter the vin number onto the nevada dmv's website to see if
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rodriguez/metro pio: "they should have a paper trail, have a receipt, don't pay in cash.")) when metro is notified....rodrig uez says it's often too late. a lesson learned the hard way for duldulao...who is sharing his story to warn others. ((kirk duldulao/scammed out of $7,000: "it's not about the money now, but it's about bringing him - scums and scammers off the streets.")) ((christianne klein)) we're told duldulao did ask for this seller's i-d which matched the name on the title. he suspects the i-d wasf finding the suspect... to get his money back./// ((paul joncich)) the animal foundation has a new policy for people making the choice to surrender their pet. now owners will have to schedule an appointment. then the animal foundation can talk to them about ways they can help them keep their pet if they want. from there, the shelter will determine the best possible outcome for the animal. it's part of their initiative to become a no- kill shelter by 20-20: (( holly mchugh, animal foundation: other shelters
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appointment model and they have seen a decrease in euthanasia, and increase in adoptions, and fewer animal intakes as a result of this program. )) ((paul joncich)) >> there are a variety of reasons why someone might surrender an animal... including financial hardship.. or moving./// ((paul joncich)) with this change the animal shelter is alos offering reduced adoption fees on select pets for the entire month. you're looking at the pets that will have reduced prices. chihuahuas six months and older are 25o montjhs and older will have adoption fees waived. right now there are a total of 130 dogs and 60 cats at the animal foundation./// ((christianne klein)) a drive past the "welcome to fabulous las vegas" sign at night will be a little brighter this month. the bulbs have been swapped out with gold ones to raise awareness for childhood cancer.
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gold is just a strong color and we felt like it would be light and bright and it brightens the lives of the children. so it is a bright, healthy warm color and it's there to show people that they are alive and we want them to stay that way.)) ((christianne klein)) >> county commissioners were joined by the candlelighters childhood cancer foundation to flip the switch. organizers hope to use it to make more folks around the valley aware of the 75 children diagnosed in southern nevada every year. by the way.. this is the first time the sign has gone gold./// now this just into our newsroom.. the nevada board of education has unanimously approved a preliminary plan to reorganize ccsd. ((christianne klein)) we'll be back with more news after the break.///
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this is 8 news now at four. ((christianne klein))
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spicing-up its drink lineup. the coffee shop chain is offering customers a new seasonal beverage-- starbucks' chile mocha. the hot coffee drink is topped with cayenne... ancho chile... paprika... cinnamon... sea salt... and a little sugar. it's reminiscent of mexican hot chocolate with its mix of sweet and spicy. the drink officially launches on tuesday./// ((christianne klein)) speaking of coffee... have you ever wondered why you might be such a big coffee drinker? ((paul joncich)) >> well the answer may be in our d-n-a ... mary moloney has more in tod' whether you need a pick-me-up at work or just happen to be a latte lover ... new research suggests that your espresso habits may actually be linked to your genes. the study, published in the journal scientific reports.. found that people with a newly identified genetic trait called p-d-s-s-2.. drank less coffee than those who didn't have the trait. the author of the study believes the new gene impacts coffee consumption by the speed the caffeine is being metabolized in the body. researchers collected medical and genetic data from more than
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northeast italy. the study was also conducted to a group of roughly 17-hundred people in netherlands and the results were similar. the author says studies that link food with genetics can help in understanding the science behind people's eating and drinking habits .. and hopefully lead to solutions that can help change some of our bad choices. for today's health minute, i'm mary moloney. announcer: you're
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((tedd florendo)) ((( the heat returns this week yesterday with triple-digits around the region. winds increased as forecasted as well but still remain below windy criteria. we still are dry with single digit humidity readings. and we're a few degrees warmer than yesterday. ................................
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to the east side of town where we're lower in elevation. especially for the east and southeast neigbhorhoods. not-as-hot for the locales on the west side of town especially the foothills and certainly the mountains where it appears to be coolest. ................................ .... regional temps also stayed hot with hottest temps in laughlin d although we definitely got hotter for the colorado river valley from mesquite all the way down to the searchlight. more tolerable temps in the 90's for the central great basin where they also had some wind develop too. ................................ ... ..... u.s. temps show get stay hot only in the desert southwest but the southern plains with feels like temps in the 100's.
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the mid-atlantic states with muggy conditions there down to the deep south. ................................ ... .......... doppler radar looking clear again across the region with most of the precip up in the pacific northwest. looking at the high mexico/texas to continue to progress northward and bring hotter weather this week; looking at the next system to roll through the north part of the state to increase wind this weekend and especially next week. ...... ............................. ................ here's the forecast. 80's by morning with clear skies and winds finally calming down overnight. should be comfortable and clear by morning wit wake-up temps in the 80's again. tomorrow expect a high of 106 again and hotter. we could see some light breezes returning again tomorrow. ................................ ... .................... extended temps show hotter temps as we head through the week. expecting those temps to peak near 110 by the enof the rkweek. staying dry as no monso
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week and leeend when we do ticipate stronger n.nsoon could) exetive director of the international rescue committee, n diego: ((paul joncich))scue committee, meanwhile... the u-s says it has reached its syrian refugees. it's apart of the year-old resettlement programme put in place last year. the program focuses on the most vulnerable refugees, including those who were subjected to violence or torture or are sick. officials say the cap was hit on monday... more than a month ahead of schedule. from that number california and michigan have received the most refugees followed by arizona,
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executive director of the international rescue committee, san diego: "many syrians are coming to san diego because san diego is a welcoming community. there is already an established community that lives here that speaks arabic. there are syrians that live and work here." )) ((paul joncich)) >> so far san diego has received 626 syrian refugees since october first. the most of any city in the u-s./// the president of the university of nevada in reno is responding to backlash over colin kapernick's protest. remove the tribute to the quarterback seen around reno. >> plus... michelle mortensen has pretty much tried it all. coming up at 5... she wants to know which "try it before you buy it" was your favorite... as we celebrate one year since the segment began./// announcer: you're
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((paul joncich)) former unr quarterback colin kaepernick's decision to sit during the national anthem... isn't sitting well with some -- and now this controversy has
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a display at the reno airport that includes memorabilia from kaepernick's time as a member of the wolf pack is prompting some protests. the airport has received more than one hundred angry messages by phone, email and social media from locals and travelers alike. ((christianne klein)) they want the swag removed from the display case. the university controls the case and can make a decision whether to keep or remove it. kaepernick's social protest stems from his perceived mistreatment of minorities in america. the president of the university of nevada has responded san in part: the university of nevada, reno will not abandon the many contributions that one of our graduates, colin kaepernick, made during his time at the university, based on his expression of the constitutional right afforded to citizens... the university is a place where we encourage open and meaningful dialogue, free speech and differences of opinion. ((paul joncich)) it's a big day for the rebels.. as they take on jackson state for their first home football game of the season. coach tony sanchez has
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under-privileged kids to see the game... some even for the first time! if you want to head out there, the rebel block party starts at 4-pm. kick-off is at 7-pm. /// ((christianne klein)) and for all you high school football fans have had four days to cast votes on which game we should feature as our game of the week. we had three good ones p chaparral at basic... that could've been exciting, but not enough votes and it fades away. we had rancho at desert pines... not enough votes and that game goes away. so this week we will be at gorman as the gaels host cocoa florida. tommorrow jon tritsch will be live at six.. and then we'll have a complete wrap of that game at 11./// paul joncich that's all for us at 4. christianne klein >> 8 news now at five starts after this. don't forget.. we're always on at las vegas now dot com, on
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but a fast moving storm left it's mark on henderson homes... and crews are scrambling to clean it up. ((denise valdez)) >> a few dozen missing mustangs are found... but as the i-team has learned... the future is still uncertain for the sanctuary they call home. ((dave courvoisier)) >> the nfl is back... and so is college football. the rebels take the field at sam boyd tonight... and fans are anxious to see coach tony sanchez light the
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