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right now, lets get to jess. how are the roadways looking? breaking overnight... a man risks his life to save
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breaking overnight... a man risks his life to save his family... while their home burns around them. action news reporter parker
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gowan with the emotional interview. parker? i can't believe what this guy managed to do. i mean... look at how bad this fire was... (ad lib) started around one am in the car port. seconds later... it spread.... getting bigger and bigger. three people were home when it happened. one of them didn't just get himself out... he went back to get his grandfather out... and save their dogs. the red cross is going ot help them... cause they've got nowhere else to go. junior rivera, fire victim 4:20:37-4:20:44 "i was thinking gotta get my grandfather out of this house and not worry about my stuff. they're more important." amazingly no one got hurt. but the family did lose one of their beloved dogs. reporting live parker collins channel thirteen action news. breaking overnight... a wild chase across the 215-- had n-h-p calling metro for backup. nhp says this all began when
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driver on the 215 near charleston around 230 a-m. he refused, and led authorities on a chase. spike strips were even laid out near lone mountain and ann. they punctured his tires, but he still kept going. one of the most shocking sights -- when flames and sparks began shooting from his rims. the suspect eventually lost control on the 215 near warm springs--and taken into custody at gunpoint. authorities still don't know why he ran-- but last night he did have a run in with metro over a security situation at a casino we're learning more about a deadly crash this morning. it may have been a medical episode that caused the whole thing. chopper 13.. first over the scene yesterday during rush hour. police say this started when a car was driving the wrong way down buffalo and then drove off the road...hiiting a power pole the 60-year-old driver died...the passenger is fine.
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just said something was wrong. with so many cars around at the time police say it's lucky no one else was hurt. ahead today.. the woman accused of ramming down dozens of people on the strip is expected in court. lakeisha holloway is facing 71 charges for the deadly crash just before christmas. she has a hearing this morning. police say she drove her car onto a crowded sidewalk several times, hitting numerous people. in the end, several were hurt, including an 11-year-old boy and a woman was killed. a competency hearing has been set for the man accused of waving a gun at tourists on the strip. a judge will now consider whether kahleal black is fit to stand trial. his attorney requested the mental health evaluation after his court appearance last week. black never fired his gun but police did, grazingtwo by- standers in front of the bellagio. metro is apologizing for a breakdown that affected 911 and 311 calls for several hours. the community's lifeline went dead for 30 to 50 minutes
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metro worked to reroute emergency calls to henderson and north las vegas dispatch. in all.. it took about 6 hours to get metro's 911 system back up. technicians have been working around the clock to figure out the problem.. they still don't have any answers.. metro doesn't know how many calls were lost while the system was down. 20:16:06 asst. sheriff tom roberts: we realize 911 system is a lifeline for our community. and when someone calls, there's an expectation that someone will be on the other end to answer that call for help. the failure comes 2-months after a multi-million dollar upgrade to the system.. it's not the first time the new system has fallen short of expectations. this just in... the president is at thenational prayer breakfast in washington dc here's a live look... the president is expected to speak in about an hour. it's a tradition for presidents to spend the morning of the first thrusday in febraury at this breakfast. members of congress and evangelical christians are there.
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taking part in the tradition while in office. time now is x:xx --- severe weather along the east coast this morning. we're getting some incredible footage of a twister that tore through a community. we'll show you that and more from these storms, coming up. plus, i'm following some new information this morning regarding the zika virus. i'll have that next. and chopper 13 is up in the air.... over buffalo and flamingo...a lot of police activiy. we're following from the ground and the air this morning.
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uniteare pregnant or might become pregnant to opt-out of flights headed to areas where the zika virus is a concern. and there's also a new concern- doctors are seeing an alarming neuorological complication that may be linked to the virus. it causes a type of progressive paralysis. things are getting so bad in brazil, a prominent ethicist is calling for this summer's olympic games to be cancelled.
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assuring athletes they will be safe. a school is closed in tennesee this morning after students get a real life lesson on tornadoes. this is some incredible footage out of crocket county, tennessee. surveillance video shows the moment a tornado hit classrooms. right now, there's no power and school is closed until further notice. a lot of cleaning up to do in north carolina this morning. severe weather left a trail of damage there so far there's no injuries but a lot of downed trees and power lines. the storm has pushed out of nashville. it left drivers stranded in the rain. many had be rescued from their cars, which you can see were fully submerged. time now is x:xx --- hillary clinton and bernie sanders are getting ready for a big debate.
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last night's town hall, we are in for a slugfest! greg adlibs pollen count new customers can save an average of $500 just by switching to progressive. so you'll be bringing home the bacon in no time. sorry.
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through the next 24 to 30 hours. mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies will be common today due to warm moist air filtering in. high temperatures climb out of the upper 40s into the low and mid 50s today and by tomorrow, upper 50s and low 60s look common. most of our moisture will move through tonight into tomorrow morning allowing for partly cloudy skies early morning friday. by the afternoon on friday, we begin our long stretch of mainly sunny skies and mild winds! through the weekend, the temperature will continue to
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common through sunday and by monday, 70s return and look to
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breaking news...more problems
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airport officials say two tires blew out on one of their planes while landing at a pennsylvania airport. the plane was on its way to allentown from orlando. as the plane was landing late last night the tires blew. the plane was able to stop safely and no passengers were hurt. airport officials say there were no warning signs before landing...so now allegiant mechanics are examining the aircraft. turning to the race for the white house.
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big debate tonight. and if last night's town hall is any preview, tonight is going to be good! vermont senator bernie sanders and former secretary of state hillary clinton cranking up the heat at that town hall in new hampshire. sanders questioned whether clinton is really a progressive. "i do not know any progressive who has a super pac and takes 15 million dollars from wall street. that's just not progressive." bernie sanders clinton fired back, saying sanders does not get to decide who's a progressive and that's she's a quote "progressive who likes to get things done. (hillary clinton/(d) presidential candidate) "i'm not going to let that bother me. i know where i stand and i know who stands with me. i know what i've done." a lot of tension between the two camps this week after clinton edged out sanders in the iowa caucus. you can be sure things will
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they've agreed to four more debates. tonight's debate starts at 6 p-m vegas time. the list of candidates on the republican side continues to shorten. former pennsylvania senator rick santorum is the latest to end his bid for president. he made the announcement last night. he also threw his support behind marco rubio. santorum won the 2012 iowa caucuses but he was unable to capture any momentum this time. he's now the third republican presidential candidateto drop out after monday's caucus. time now is x:xx --- before you head out the door this morning you may want to check your vehicle. we have an important recall affecting millions in the u.s. details, straight ahead. and chopper 13... flying above the valley this morning. tracking your breaking news.
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honda is expanding a recall because of faulty air bags made by takata. abc's reena ninan and phillip mena have this morning's
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from new york. < honda air bags- honda motor co. is recalling another 2.2 million vehicles in the u.s. because of air bags made by takata corp. that could explode, home depot hiring- home depot plans to hire more than 80,000 sales associates nationwide to ensure that home depot's nearly 2,000 stores are staffed and ready to welcome spring 2016. subway foot longs- subway's "$5 foot long" is no more. it now costs $6. >
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southern nevada's medical time now is x:xx --- southern nevada's medical here's a live look... the president is expected to speak in about an hour. some big names are there...like nancy pelosi...and paul ryan. it's a tradition for presidents to spend the morning of the first thrusday in febraury at this breakfast. members of congress and evangelical christians are there. this will be obama's last time taking part in the tradition while in office. time now is x:xx --- southern nevada's medical marijuana industry is growing.. we'll show you how one company is looking to expand their operations here in clark county. the " love locket" landmark is back at the container park. but it's missing something... we'll tell you how you can help coming up. news)gfx
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spokesbox: go paperless, don't stress, girl i got the discounts that you need safe driver accident-free
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now near flamingo and buffalo. that's where action news reporter yasmeen hassan is.
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thanks yasmeen. we're hearing there's some closures along with this situation. jess? we're hearing there's some
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we're hearing there's some closures along with this situation. jess? we're seeing this morning just how devastating a valley
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through the next 24 to 30 hours. mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies will be common today due to warm moist air filtering in. high temperatures climb out of the upper 40s into the low and mid 50s today and by tomorrow, morning allowing for partly friday. by the afternoon on friday, we begin our long stretch of mainly sunny skies and mild winds! through the weekend, the temperature will continue to rise! low to mid 60s will be common through sunday and by monday, 70s return and look to hold through wednesday! we're seeing this morning just how devastating a valley apartment fire was that left -16- homeless. you can see right here, those massive flames. the blaze broke out tuesday night near lake mead and warm springs. that building is no longer safe for anyone to be inside. which means, all those families affected, have to find somewhere else to live.
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of -6- . the flames actually started in his apartment. de-von callahan says he smelled smoke and quickly worked to get his family out. "i mean the whole entertainment center was engulfed in flames and i started panicking and i ran to the living room and told everybody it's a fire, it's a fire." he didn't think twice, grabbing his kids and running outside. he then asked a neighbor to call 9- 1-1. -4- units felt the brunt of the fire. an investigation continues this mroning into how that fire started. we have an action news update this morning.. on the search for utah teen who vanished in september. his family is offering a 10- thousand dollar reward for anybody who finds him. 17-year-old macin smith disappeared from his st. george house. since then, his family has been desperately searching for him. red rock search and rescue has helped in that effort. his family believes he could be somewhere in las vegas. the reward will be paid if someone has information that leads to macin being found. if you have any information on
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it's been three weeks since the passing of celine dion's husband, rene angelil. last night thousands filled caesar's palace to honor him. dozens of speakers and performers came together to celebrate angelil's life. fighting back tears, celine dion spoke about his passing saying she's not sure how strong she feels right now. sot from celine "this is home away from home. and im supposed to feel so comfortable being home. but right now im not sure how strong i feel." it's been a tough time for dion. she lost her brother to cancer just days after her husband died. celine dion will return to the stage at caesars palace on february 23rd. interest in southern nevada's medical marijuana industry is growing, and this morning we're taking a closer look at one of the biggest dispensaries in clark county. nevada pure just got the go-ahead to expand. it's already a 70-thousand square foot facility located near boulder highway and desert
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they just got the approval from the city of las vegas to expand their growing and production operation. now, they're planning to sell their products to smaller shops inside city limits. dominick prudenti, nevadapure coo 20:41:26:13 to 20:41:35:21 sot - "i will be honest with you, the city of las vegas licensing was not an easy process for us, it was an application process that took up and running by the end of may. turning to the solar industry. homeowners are expressing frustration over the "grandfather options" n-v energy is proposing. last week, the company proposed allowing solar customers to be "grandfathered" into their rates for up to 20 years. but, on monday the electric company filed its official proposals which included 7 different options for the p-u- c to review. the biggest change? only customers who signed up for net metering before september 10th would be eligible for any grandfather benefits. we're learning help could be on the way for homeowners. sot: u.s.
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05:14- 05:20 we should encourage independence competition-- competition of putting more clean power on our electric grid. senator reid is proposing an amendment to prohibit monopoly utilities, like n-v energy, from penalizing solar customers. the p-u-c is expected to meet on monday. if you're looking to get out today, head downtown. "the love locket" at the container park is back and you're invited to add your own metal love lock. last month, vandals ripped off one of the metal grates. but now that it's replaced, it's looking pretty bare. you can buy a love lock for -10- bucks with all the money going to the american heart association. if you're interested, head down there at 3 thirty. ahead today.. get a head start on your plans for the "life is beautiful" festival. a limitied number of pre-sale tickets will be available at life is beautiful dot com starting at 10 a-m. this year's festival runs the weekend of september 23rd. general admission tickets, with all three days included, will
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a v-i-p pass is 275. you'll want to jump on getting tickets. last year over 100 thousand people came out for the festival. there's a big event happening this weekend, just to the west of us. we're talking, of course about super bowl 50. while the teams are gearing up for the big game, law enforcement is making their prepartions too. homeland security secretary jeh johnson says they don't know of any credible threats against the game or related events. but they're training hard in case something happens. bomb squad technicians, k-9 units and swat teams say they'll be ready. law enforcement says they fear a lone wolf attack the most at big events like the super bowl. time now is x:xx --- a massive hole opens up on the side of jet middair! this morning, aviation experts and investigators are scratching their heads.
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thinks happened, next. greg adlibs and chopper 13 is first over the scene of heavy police activity at 215 and decatur, just moments ago... decatur, just moments ago... we saw someone being put on a stretcher and into an ambulance. right now.. it doesn't appear to be slowing
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the world a president has to grapple with. sometimes you can't even imagine. that's the job. and she's the one who's proven she can get it done. ...securing a massive reduction in nuclear weapons... ...standing up against the abuse of women... ...protecting social security... ...expanding benefits for the national guard... ...and winning health care for 8 million children... the presidency is the toughest job in the world and she's the one who'll make a real difference for you.
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inside edition's deborah norville shows us the intimate side of politics plus, laugh it up with comedian vince morris
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high pressure will slightly weaken as a front moves just north of las vegas through the next 24 to 30 hours. mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies will be common today due to warm moist air filtering in. high temperatures climb out of the upper 40s into the low and
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upper 50s and low 60s look common. most of our moisture will move through tonight into tomorrow morning allowing for partly cloudy skies early morning friday. by the afternoon on friday, we begin our long stretch of common through sunday and by monday, 70s return and look to hold through wednesday! developing news in that armed
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we've learned a federal grand jury has indicted ammon bundy and some of his followers who joined him at the federal wildlife refuge. the indictment is sealed, so it's unclear at this time what
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a federal prosecutor says it is against -11- people who have been arrested. bundy was arrested last month during a traffic stop that turned deadly. la-voy finicum was shot and killed by authorities when, they say, he reached for a gun. turning to pennsylvania where a criminal case against bill cosby will go forward. cosby's motion to dismiss the case was dismissed by a judge yesterday. the comedian is facing sexual assault charges. cosby's lawyers argued the case should be dismissed after a district attorney promised not to prosecute him some 10-years ago. the problem is the d-a's promise not to charge cosby was never put on paper. the d-a's office is now under new leadership. mystery on-board an aircraft. what exactly caused this hole to break open on the side of this plane? well, that question has aviation experts and even the head of the t-s-a puzzled. the pilot of the jet believes it was a bomb. the plane had just taken off from mogadishu, soaring at 11 thousand feet, when the hole tore open. the force so strong, it may
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passenger out of the aircraft. a body was found on the ground, but it's unclear if it's the missing person. other passengers weren't sure if they'd survive the terrifying moments. sot: awale kullane/ passenger we saw a hole in the plane and the first thing you worry about is can we really make it? the plane did make a safe landing. the investigation continues this morning. back here in the states, a terrifying moment, all caught on camera. a mother and her two children were hit by car in philadelphia. this video showing the woman and her kids crossing a street both children were beat-up pretty badly but should be okay. that driver is still on the run. some bad employment news this morning.. u-s layoffs are at a 6-month high. that's according to a brand new survey out this morning. job cuts went up 2-hundred and 18 percent in january. retailers are responsible for
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walmart. high number...especially walmart. they announced plans to close over 2-hundred and 50 stores across the u- s. the labor department says weekly applications for jobless aid rose 8,000 as well... that's up slightly .. but expected after the holiday season. we have a consumer alert this morning.. toyota has decided to end its scion brand and re-badge the vehicles scion brand and re-brand the vehicles as toyotas. scion was started in 2003 as a seperate car brand targeted at younger buyers. the youth market has changed over the last 13 years, but an analyst with autotrader says millenial buyers are less interested in standing out and would rather buy cars from known and trusted brands. turning to a warning for parents. if your kid has a smartphone, listen up! there's a popular app out that could put your teens on a predator's radar. the app is called "kick", it's free and users can send messages, photos and videos,
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anonymously. a neighbor of a 13-year-old killed virginia last week, actually says the girl met her killer on "kik." cristin deronja is a child abuse evaluation specialist in north carolina. she says she treats a number of teens each month who've been abused or victimized by social media. she says parents need to regulate these apps. cristin deronja/safechild executive director "that just needs to be part of your family norm, that's part of your practice as a parent. even when your children don't like it." "kick" does cooperate with law enforcement to combat child predators anywhere in the world. an action news update on the flint water crisis. the michigan department of health is investigating if the lead-tainted water is causing skin rashes. while rashes are common and can have many causes, they want to make sure there aren't more cases. they're planning to personally interview residents who report skin rashes and test the water in their homes. officials say it's too early to make a direct connection
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water. shifting to the battle for the gop presidential nomination. donald trump and ted cruz are going back and forth. trump accusing cruz of using dirty tricks during the iowa caucuses. the accusation comes after the cruz camp spread word on monday that dr. ben carson might be dropping out. well, it wasn't true. carson wasn't dropping out. and now carson says it mostly cost him some votes. trump, is sticking up for carson and calling for an investigation. sot-trump "he insulted ben carson by doing what he did to ben carson. that was a disgrace. " cruz apologized to the carson campaign. he also addressed donald trump's words saying he was having quote "another trumper tantrum." sot cruz: well listen, it is no surprise that donald is throwing yet another temper tantrum or if you like, he had another trumper tantrum. cruz took it a step further, questioning if anybody would be comfortable with quote "someone who behaves this way."
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final year in office, he's still taking the time to do some things he hasn't done. yesterday, he made his first visit to a mosque in the u-s as president. he went to the islamic society of baltimore. obama delivered remarks, praising muslim americans for keeping our nation safe, and crediting muslims for contributions made to communities. thank you for serving your community, thank you for lifting up the lives of your neighbors and for helping keep us strong and united as one american family" president obama has visited mosques in the past, but inside the united states. many muslim groups have called for him to schedule a stop at a u-s mosque as a public rejection of "islamophobia." back here in the valley, some exciting news for our kids. a new charter school is opening this fall in summerlin. the doral academy red rock is a public charter school that will serve students k-thru-9th grade. it's located near the corner of sky vista drive and alta.
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but students will be accepted through a lottery system. the school will eventually expand to include 10th through 12th grades as enrollment grows. time now is x:xx --- las vegas has quite the reputation for being a hot spot for weddings. but are we the best spot in the nation to get hitched? we'll tell you where one website ranks our city. and chopper 13...
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through the next 24 to 30 hours. mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies will be common today due to warm moist air filtering in. high temperatures climb out of the upper 40s into the low and mid 50s today and by tomorrow, upper 50s and low 60s look cloudy skies early morning friday. by the afternoon on friday, we begin our long stretch of mainly sunny skies and mild winds! through the weekend, the
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just when you thought powerball madness was over, it continues
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into a powerball mystery. nobody has come forward to claim a 63 million dollar prize and tonight, that ticket expires. the winning ticket was sold on august eighth at a that seven eleven in chatsworth, california. the mystery of "who" the winner is has a lot of people in that community talking. 14:11:53:45 mg - do you know the person who bought it (whispers to camera- she probably knows!) no i dont! everybody asks me since i live in the area but no it wasnt me! so here's your final notice! you may want to dig in your pockets, check your couch cushions because, tonight--that potential treasure, just becomes trash. super bowl 50 is on its way to becoming the most expensive sporting event in u.s. history. that's topping our stories now trending. ticket tracking site seat-geek reports that the average ticket
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thousand dollars.! ...hundreds of dollars more than the record-setting ticket price for the mayweather-pacquiao fight last spring! silicon valley's high average income is likely a factor in high ticket prices. las vegas making the top 5 on another list! wallet hub dot com says our city is the second best place to get hitched! we rank just behind orlando, florida. imagine that! so if you're looking to get married, why not just stay right here in the valley? well if you're depressed about not getting married and you're vegan..there's a new treat for you. ben & jerry's is now offering a vegan treat! it's made with almond milk and no dairy, eggs don't call it "ice cream" though-- since it doesn't include any cream! you can check out all of the stories that are trending today.. just head to the "now trending" section of our web site, ktnv.com.
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a look at what's coming up at 6. if you're looking for the "one" this valentines day, we'll tell you how the animal foundation is planning to help you. chopper 13 flying over the valley this morning...tracking breaking news...weather and
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and not worry about my stuff. they're more important." breaking overnight... flames rip through a home in the middle of the night, and now a family is left with nothing. hear more from that fire victim who risked his own life.. to save his loved ones. but first we want to get right to breaking news... police filling a neighborhood right now.. this is all happening near buffalo and flamingo. action news reporter yasmeen hassan is there now.
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