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neighborhood full of families take a look at this video from this morning.. a lot of kids had to walk around the police tape to get to their school bus... police are still investigating the incident... no one has been arrested at this time... we've got you covered live in the newsroom... amanda gilbert...kwwl news. witnesses tell us a lot of people came out to help perkins before officers arrived. cedar rapids police say this was the first homicide of the year. one person is shot near a des moines elementary school. police say the shooting happened shortly after eight last night and one person had to be taken to the hospital. we don't know how they're doing -- but at last check -- no arrests have been made. let's go to storm track seven meteorologist eileen loan now for
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good afternoon. a strong low pressure system tracking to our south and east will just miss us with precipitation, but we will have some rather breezy to windy conditions over the next couple of days. north winds have taken over, so we will see cooler air tracking into the kwwl viewing area. despite the cooler airflow, we will stay above normal today with highs in the across the south last night, killing at least three people.
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of sugar hill mobile home park, more than 150 homes now just piles of ruble. here, more than 30 were hospitalized, seven of those critical. the ruble. toys..a neighborhood wiped off the map.. dozens were injured.. many of them pulled from the rubble.. barely alive. s/ colonel michael edmonson/louisiana state police "we're asking for calm for this area. we're asking for prayers. we need that..this community needs that." some 19 million people were at risk during round one of the massive winter storm. all the way to nat: "we just held on to each overturned semi trucks, a gutted gold's gym.. and thomas howard.. who watched
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sot - thomas howard - tornado survivor 1:08-1:11 "and all at once, we heard a loud noise...whoooo!" back in convent, louisiana.. nobody is giving up resume for those three people still missing and the clean up i'm jacob rascon in southeast louisiana, back to you that band of severe weather now heading north into georgia and the carolinas. new at noon: a cyclone is expected to be picked as the new athletic director for u-n-i. this morning, the former a-d for the panthers, might have let the cat out of the bag. troy dannen tweeted "congrats to david harris on his selection as a-d uni." harris is one of two finalists -- it's between him and peter fields.
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announcement this afternoon. kwwl's sports director rick coleman believes the biggest challenge for the new director will be fundraising... "i mean that is a big thing for a very good program, very successful in the mid-major realm, but obviously struggling on the national level to keep pace with iowa and iowa state in the state of iowa." uni is scheduled to make the announcement at 2 this afternoon. former iowa state head coach -- paul rhoads accepts a new coaching position rhoads will join the university of arkansas --razorbacks coaching staff as a defensive back's coach. rhoads spent seven seasons with the iowa state cyclones and was fired in novemeber after the sixth consecutive losing season. decision 2016. it's another win for donald trump. he won the republican caucus in nevada. it's the third sraight contest trump has won overwhelmingly.
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"winning, winning, winning." his competitors are pushing the number of states yet to come -- super tuesday is next week -- we're going to do very well in to be an amazing 2 months. we might not even need the 2 months folks, to be honest. trump won nearly 50 percent of the vote. the race for second...much closer. marco rubio got 24 percent...with ted cruz behind at 21. looking at the democrats now...hillary clinton and bernie sanders taking their cases to voters in south carolina. both appearing at c-n-n's democratic presidential town hall in columbia. the democratic primary in that state is this weekend. we're still waiting for president obama's supreme court nominee -- but the senate doesn't care who it is.
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republicans signing a letter. they will not hold hearings on a supreme court nominee. president obama plans to name a successor to justice scalia, who died earlier this month. senator grassley chairs the committee and his office sent us the letter...which reads in part... this committee will not hold hearings on any supreme court nominee until after our next president is sworn in on january 20, 2017. rick perry is cleared in court. the highest criminal court in texas has dismissed the second and final felony charge against the former governor. this likely ends the case against him. perry was indicted by a grand jury in 2014 on abuse of power witch hunt", and says the criminal indictment helped tank his 2016 presidential run. continuing coverage testimony continues today in the murder trial of an iowa man. the boone police officer is the first to take the witness stand today. alexander fazzino is charged with murder in the
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her body was found in their home in boone in 2012. her grandfather founded the fareway grocery chain. the case was moved to winneshiek county because of pre-trial publicity. both sides agree that emily fazzino did have a previous addiction to prescription drugs. but prosecutors say they'll try to show she was on the path to recovery. they'll also try to show she was planning to leave her husband -- mainly after police were called (daniel kolacia, boone county attorney) "you're going to hear was slowly getting stronger at this time, standing up to alex, wanted to get away." on the other hand -- the defense plans to show emily as an addict. they claim she had a history of fainting from withdrawl symptoms -- which they believe led to her accidental drowning. about 40 eastern iowans are in des moines right now-- voicing their concerns with the state's medicaid privatization... they group says, it's not surprised iowa got federal approval to move forward with the plan...
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to private care is delayed until april first... "however the delay we do see as a victory. branstad wanted it's not ready. we said it again and the federal governmetn listend to us, so we do see it as a victory." the group says today their main goal is to talk to iowa lawmakers about the need for a state committee that focuses solely on medicaid. coming up... is the city you're living in healthy? a new report on the top ranked cities across the county. and, flames are shooting out of this man's pants as he desperately tries to put them out find out what caused the
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we'll be right back with your storm track seven forecast. "you're watching kwwl. we've got you covered, with ally crutcher and meteorologist kyle kiel. this is the kwwl "now your storm track 7 forecast on kwwl." from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team. see the screen for your complete weather information. here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: good afternoon i am meteorologist kyle kiel. a strong low pressure system tracking to our south and east will just miss us with precipitation, but we will have some rather breezy to windy conditions over the next couple of days. north winds have taken over, so we will see cooler air tracking into the kwwl viewing area. despite the cooler airflow, we will stay above normal today with highs in the upper 30s to mid 40s, but we will cool into the low 30s north to upper 30s south tomorrow with stronger winds. there may be a few flurries possible
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for the most part it will be partly cloudy across eastern iowa. clouds begin to break up by thursday afternoon and friday. wind switches to the southwest saturday, ushering in upper 40s and 50s across our part of the state before a cold front tracks through sunday afternoon. a strong low pressure system tracking to our south and east will just miss us with precipitation, but we will have some rather breezy to windy conditions over the next couple of days. north winds have taken over, so we will see cooler air tracking into the kwwl viewing area. despite the cooler airflow, we will stay above normal today with highs in the upper 30s to mid 40s, but we will cool into the low 30s north to upper 30s south tomorrow with stronger winds. there may be a few flurries possible wednesday into wednesday night, but for the most part it will be partly cloudy across eastern iowa. clouds begin to break up by thursday afternoon and friday.
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to the southwest saturday, ushering in upper 40s and 50s across our part of the state before a cold front tracks through sunday afternoon. a strong low pressure system tracking to our south and east will just miss us with precipitation, but we will have some rather breezy to windy conditions over the next couple of days. north winds have taken over, so we will see cooler air tracking into the kwwl viewing area. despite the cooler airflow, we will stay above normal today with highs in the upper 30s to mid 40s, but we will cool into the low 30s north to upper 30s south tomorrow with stronger winds. there may be a few flurries possible wednesday into wednesday night, but for the most part it will be partly cloudy across
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recall to let you know about this afternoon. hy-vee is recalling hy-vee two ounce macademia nuts because of the potential for salmonella. they come in a blue bag and were sold all across iowa. no illnesses have been reported. coming up.... a car wash employee comes across a pricy item a woman left behind. and, soon forget the plastic all you'll need is your face to pay for something. you're watching kwwl. we've got you covered in tama, jesup,
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pocket. flames shooting out of his pants as he desperately tries to put them out. keep your eye on the guy to the right. boom! he says an e- cigarette battery exploded in his pocket while he was at a register inside a kentucky convenience store over the weekend. the confused clerk couldn't quite register what he was "i was shocked! i was like what
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and just like this my hands were on my head." the man has-second degree burns on his leg, but is able to walk. more people are trying to find time to get to the car wash this week. one woman is just trying to find her diamond ring. she lost it at a car wash in "i was looking for change in there, but i come across out of the dirt there's a big ring just diamonds shining in every direction." the woman called -- but unfortunately, spoke to someone who works there -- who didn't know it had been found. now, the owner hopes she calls back. the pittsburgh zoo announces it's newest arrival the zoo welcomed this leopard cub to the family in a video posted on its facebook page.
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are bonding quite well and will continue to be monitored by veterinary staff. coming up.... new changes to facebook let you be more expressive. and, do you live in a healthy city? a new report is out with the healthiest cities across the
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speed may not be available in your area. only from centurylink. call and switch today. you might have noticed this. the "like" button just got a lot more expressive. today, the social media site released "reactions" to all 1-point-six-billion worldwide users. by holding down the "like" button on your phone, or hovering over it on a computer, users can now access five additional emojis to express themselves. you can pick from "like," love," "humor," anger," "wow," and "sad." last october mastercard announced it was testing new i-d verification solutions - specifically facial recognition. now the company says it will officially launch mastercard identity check - otherwise known as "self pay" in the next several months. instead of memorizing a password or spend time resetting a password, mastercard identity check uses facial biometrics and fingerprints. to keep people from stealing your
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verification, mastercard uses an algorithm that requires users to blink while taking the selfie. a new report ranks cities across the country for their overall well-being. naples, florida coming in as one overall in the gallup report. one-hundred ninety cities are on the list....including some here in iowa. des moines -- and west des moines ranked 48th. cedar rapids is 145th. coming up on kwwl, the mister food test kitchen.... soup's on in the test kitchen! a hearty one-pot favorite on the way for you. but first, a look at your latest numbers from wall street and the
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this over and over again. we start by saut\ing about a pound or so of stew meat in a bit of vegetable oil. once it's browned
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veggies. you know: carrots, celery, and onions. now we add a good amount of chicken broth, our split peas and a bit been removed from their pods, everything is tender. you know, the nice thing about this is we can customize it by using short no matter which way you go, when you dish this up and top it with some crispy-crunchy croutons get ready for comfort at its best. i do hope you'll go there's a pretty good chance it's going to become a year-round favorite. i'm howard in the mr. food test kitchen, where today we found a "comforting way" for you to say . "ooh it's so good!!" "you're watching kwwl, we've got you covered. this is the
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"you're watching kwwl, we've got you covered. this is the
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now on the kwwl news at noon. lawmakers are discussing the hot topic-- guns they're taking center stage in and, a big surprise for a three-year-old at his daycare... stay tuned for that heart warming story. and, severe weather sweeps one part of the country causing deaths
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welcome back to the news at noon.. i'm ally crutcher let's go to storm track seven meteorologist eileen loan now for your first forecast. good afternoon. a strong low pressure system tracking to our south and east will just miss us with precipitation, but we will have some rather breezy to windy conditions over the next couple of days. north winds have taken over, so we will see cooler air tracking into the kwwl viewing area. despite the cooler airflow, we will stay above normal today with highs in the upper 30s to mid 40s, but we will cool into the low 30s north to upper 30s south
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friday. wind switches to the southwest saturday, ushering in upper 40s and 50s story today. not necessarily in eastern iowa -- but in the south. at least three people are dead as tornadoes rip across southern states. people driving down the road capturing this video of one. you can see the twister tearing through right in front of traffic. one of at least seven confimed tornadoes hitting lousiana and hard. we walked to the glass tornado coming down going...looked like crossing the road there and the doors stared sucking in where we were at back there." at least 30 people in another area of louisiana were hurt during the storms. here's a look at some of the damage. you can see debris everywhere. downed trees and power lines...plus
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a look now at the damage to a gym in louisiana. it appears as though the roof is missing and the sides of the building are gone. concerns over the zika virus take center stage in our nation's capital today. a senate committee holding a hearing this morning, talking about the latest on the spread of zika. a representative from the c-d-c was expected to testify. cases of the virus are reported in popular vacation spots like the carribbean and central america. pregnant woman are advised not to travel to those places. those who do travel should take precaution....includi ng some university of iowa students who are going to mexico city for a keeping us updated in the class prevent it and how we can be careful when we're in mexico city." the virus is spread through mosquito bites. the iowa department of public health isn't too concerned about the virus spreading here -- but worries about individual
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a citation from the u-s department of agriculture... because of a runaway research goat... william the goat escaped from research handlers last month...he was eventually found and taken back to the school. the usda is citing the school is because of how they reported the animal's escape. this is the only citation the school has received since william escaped. a mistake leads to five cars being damaged. according to police an elderly man mistakenly put his car in drive in the crossroads hy- vee parking lot. he wasn't able to stop before hitting five other cars parked in the handicap section. a landmark ruling against a huge company. johnson and johnson is being ordered to pay 72 million dollars to the family of a woman who died from ovarian cancer. a jury linked the cancer to her use of talcum powder for decades. "her whole fight was not just for her, but for so many other women. and that's why i continue that's why i continue this fight." the verdict came down in
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johnson and johnson faces claiming that -- in an effort to boost sales -- it failed to warn customers that its talc-based products could cause cancer. a company spokeswoman says -- they firmly believe the safety of its products is supported by decades of scientific evidence. a bizzare story -- a four-year-old boy was sentenced by a military court to life in prison... by mistake. in this video, you can see the boy's father pleading with authorities to resolve the issue. this happening in egypt. documents show his son was only a year old when a murder happened. the military says in a statement, the boy's name was mixed up with a man who murdered a 16- year-old boy. guns take center stage in the iowa legislature. lawmakers discussing a number of bills. as stephanie moore reports, they address everything from suppressors and age limits --to privacy regulations... it's considered an
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fire arm to limit the sound...suppressors, which are legal in 41 other states, was debated on the house floor...some lawmakers hoping to make iowa number 42. "i think they are a tremendous device, they are for hearing protection, a suppressor itself is not a weapon, its an accessory thats put on a firearm just to cut down the noise as a hearing protection device." representative terry baxter introduced the bill...he downrange away from the shooter and help protect the shooter's hearing...but those in opposition see it as a weapon. also debated---how old a child should be to shoot a gun-currently in iowa, children must be 14
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shoot a revolver or pistol or but requires parent supervision. opponents say some parents are not responsible enough to regulate their children's actions...and the age requirement protect them... "while most parents would not allow their two year old to weld a revolver, we pass laws for those parents who lack the parenting skills needed to protect their own children.' (44:16-31) however, representative jake highfill, who is sponsoring the bill, says the decision should be the parents and says its one of the best bill to advance the 2nd where it full belongs back in the hands of the parents to make the decisions they are entitled to do instead of the
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both the suppressor bill and dropping the shooting age passed out of the house. the bills will now go over to the senate for debate. protestors gather in cities across the country. they'e against the f-b-i's requests for apple to break through i-phone security. while the f-b-i says they want a one-time hack, many are worried it could create a precedent that could compromise i-phone security. apple says they're willing to help law enforcement, but not if it means breaking its promise. a heartwarming reunion between a mom, and her son. she's an army specialist home after spending almost a year in afghanistan. she's a single mom and decided i was nervous to see his straight into her arms. and we'll be right back
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from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team. see the screen for your complete weather information. here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team. see the screen for your complete weather information. here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: good afternoon i am meteorologist kyle kiel. a strong low pressure system tracking to our south and east will just miss us with precipitation, but we will have some rather breezy to windy
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couple of days. north winds have taken over, so we will see cooler air tracking into the kwwl viewing area. despite the cooler airflow, we will stay above normal today with highs in the upper 30s to low 30s north to upper 30s south tomorrow with stronger winds. there may be a few flurries possible wednesday into wednesday night, but for the most part it will be partly cloudy across eastern iowa. clouds begin to break up by thursday afternoon and friday. wind switches to the southwest saturday, ushering in upper 40s and 50s across our part of the state before a cold front tracks through sunday afternoon. a strong low pressure system tracking to our south and east will just miss us with precipitation, but we will have some rather breezy to windy conditions over the next couple of days. north winds have taken over, so we will see cooler air tracking into the kwwl viewing area. despite the cooler airflow, we will stay above normal today with highs in the upper 30s to mid 40s, but we with stronger winds. there may be a few flurries possible wednesday into wednesday night, but for the most part it will be partly cloudy across eastern iowa. clouds begin to break up by thursday afternoon
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ushering in upper 40s and 50s across our part of the state before a cold front tracks through sunday afternoon. a strong low pressure system tracking to our south and east will just miss us with precipitation, but we will have some rather breezy to windy conditions over the next couple of days. north winds have taken over, so we will see cooler air tracking into the kwwl viewing area. despite the cooler airflow, we will stay above normal today with highs in the upper 30s to mid 40s, but we will cool into the low 30s north to upper 30s south tomorrow with stronger winds. there may be a few flurries possible wednesday into wednesday night, but for the most part it will be partly cloudy across eastern iowa. clouds begin to break up by thursday afternoon and friday. wind switches to the southwest saturday, ushering in upper 40s and 50s across our part of the state before a cold front tracks through sunday afternoon. a strong low pressure system tracking to our
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working out with wine. we're meeting the woman who thought of the brilliant idea
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simon estes brings roots & wings tour to black hawk county. waterloo, iowa - - simon estes's roots & wings tour will come to black hawk county with a performance at waterloo west high school auditorium located at 425 east
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sunday march 6, 2016 at 3:00pm. black hawk county is the 52nd county in the tour. the concert is being presented as a benefit for the mid america music association. roots & wings celebrates internationally- renowned bass-baritone simon estes' connection to iowa as a native son (roots), helps iowa high school seniors fulfill their educational aspirations by awarding college scholarships through the simon estes foundation (wings). the tour features internationally- acclaimed bass-baritone simon estes in concert from broadway and opera as well as inspirational songs and spirituals. simon estes will be a choir of students from nine black hawk county high schools including cedar falls, don bosco, dunkerton, hudson, union-laporte city, waterloo west, waterloo east, and waterloo columbus. tickets are priced at $10.00 and are available at all waterloo, cedar falls and waverly hy- vee stores. vip tickets at $100 include a post-
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estes at the sunnyside country club. for more information contact dick cole at (319) 233-7780 or dickcole59@gmail.com. about the simon estes foundation the simon estes foundation benefits from the roots & wings tour through simon estes' commitment to contribute 50% of his performance fees to the foundation. from the roots & wings tours' inception to date, the simon estes foundation has awarded 175 scholarships to students from counties that have participated in the roots & wings tour totaling over $185,000. for more information about the simon estes foundation visit www.simonestesfounda tion.org we'll be right back. simon estes brings roots & wings tour to black hawk county. waterloo, iowa - - simon estes's roots & wings tour will come to black hawk county with a performance at waterloo west high school auditorium located at 425 east ridgeway avenue in waterloo on
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march 6, 2016 at 3:00pm. black hawk county is the 52nd county in the tour. the concert is being presented as a benefit for the mid america music
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smiles for people who are normally frustrated by exercise. it's called the "wine workout" evan schreiber introduces us to the woman behind the craze. as a mother to a and like many mothers know... healthy living can be a struggle. home with her daughter but what resulted... has now been seen by roughly 25-million people worldwide. the 15-second video posted in january (nats) now dubbed "the wine workout." "i was getting ready to do a her life. the wine that was just one of day." that sharing spread worldwide. one post from former
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slightly different music variation. "most of the comments few negative reactions about her i'm doing, and sending back their own videos and pictures." "they were making their own videos. they were doing different things with it." no matter the number of re-creations... or comments -- "what i want to show people with my videos is that fitness is something you can do every day, you can do it anywhere, and you can use anything." in this case... just don't
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>> nicole: damn it, theresa. don't blame me. i couldn't stop him, okay? i did try to help him, because when we got back here, i called that heart doctor, and he didn't seem to think there was anything to worry about. >> theresa: nothing to worry about? he just had a heart transplant. he just decided that over the phone? god, i mean, i know la's supposed to be laid-back, but do you really want a heart surgeon to be that nonchalant? >> nicole: i know you're worried about brady. >> theresa: yeah, well, that's an understatement. i mean, he just ran after some woman who-- who's been in a mental institution and sounds like
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>> nicole: brady thinks he needs to do it for daniel. >> theresa: well, you know what? he needs to stop thinking about daniel and start thinking about his son. he belongs in salem, and i'm going to make sure that that happens. >> nicole: theresa, theresa, stop. you cannot go after brady. >> theresa: like hell! let go of me. >> nicole: would you just stop, please? listen to me. now, that woman, summer, i grant you, she's a little strange and kind of out there. >> theresa: yeah, you think? trying to drown herself? >> nicole: but brady saved her. she seems to trust him. and he could be the one person that might be able to get through to her. theresa, he needs to know what her connection is to daniel, okay? so let's just-- let's just give him some time. let brady deal with this. >> theresa: god, give it a rest, will you? you think i care about some random stranger and her stupid secrets? i care about brady, and he could've died trying to drag her out of the ocean. so stay here if you want,

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