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fires during the sherman park violence. what they're offering to get witnesses to speak up. then -- fair fix. corn dogs, cotton candy... deep fried foods. the next county to open it's celebration of wisconsin today... and the opening day deal for visitors. welcome to live at daybreak. it's i'm vince and - i'm susan kim.we want to start with a check of your weather and traffic together with meteorologist brian gotter. yesterday was partly cloudy, warm and humid with highs in the lower 80s, while the lakefront stayed in the 70s thanks to a light se breeze. scattered t'showers developed overnight with lows in the upper 60s and high humidity. that rain will be out of here before 9am, then today is partly cloudy, warm and humid with highs in the mid 80s and
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early evening t'shower popping up. tonight is partly cloudy, warm and humid with lows near 70, and patchy fog. slick and slippery roads are drying out this morning, incident 894 nbspeeds at or above posted this morning looking to tonight 41 south at watertown plank road full closure at 11 tonight until 4:30 tomorrow morningdot urges you to give an extra 5 to 10 minutes more on the roads and take your time to avoid any incidents drive safely as you
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tensions have eased in milwaukee as teens respect a citywide curfew. sherman park was also closed again overnight. that park just reopened. ann sterling is live
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ann: it is a lot quieter morning. i've seen a few mpd offices driving by. the park reopened at 6am. right across the street is the bp gas station. atf now offering a 10 thousand dollars reward for information that leads to an arrest . the damage of all the buildings torched and looted exceeds several million dollars. 8 businesses were set on fire. the crowds took to the streets saturday night to protest the shooting death of 23 year old syl-vile smith. he was shot and killed by a milwaukee police officer saturday afternoon just a few blocks away. atf agents know a lot of people out here had cell phones . anyone who has inat anonymouslive in milwaukee, ann sterling, today's tmj4. the milwaukee chapter of the black panthers is calling for changes the economic and social landscape they say underlies recent violence in sherman park.their leader, king rick, recently met with common council president ashanti hamilton who had been briefed on the sherman park by police chief ed flynn.king rick says that to prevent future chaos, everyone in the community needs to help. police in south milwaukee are hosting a community night out
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improve relations between the public and law enforcement.it runs from 5:30 to nine at the south milwaukee police department.a fireworks show will follow the people living in the riverwest neighborhood are lending a hand in cleaning up the sherman park neighborhood.the group typically cleans up around riverwest, but wanted to help after the unrest over the weekend.they say they'll be back next week with a much larger ground to help out once again. people living in milwaukee get their first look at the city's plan for next year's budget. the draft includes an additional 28-million-dollars in funding for the police department.some at the meeting say they rather see the money be put toward parks and other places for children to play safely.the budget will go before the common council later happening today...the workforce development center is putting on a free job fair for washington and ozaukee counties.more than 100 employers are looking to fill open positions.organizers say to dress professionally and bring copies of your resume.
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conference center from one until four this thousands of volunteers from g-e and the milwaukee bucks "volun-deers" will be working today to help "spruce up" 22 local schools before class is back in session.they'll be painting, cleaning and landscaping at schools in milwaukee, hartford, wauwatosa and waukesha.their efforts get underway at nine this morning. the dodge county fair kicks off it's fivy your typical fair foods and rides, families can also enjoy pig races, a magic show and other free performances across the grounds.it's costs seven-dollars before two and ten after two.parking is free. and today from three until nine you can enjoy as many midway rides as you want for just 25- it was another year of high turnout at the wisconsin state fair.here's a look at the numbers.for the fourth year in a row... more than a million
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one- million 15- thousand 815 to be exact.315-thousand cream puffs were eaten at the fair. and 150- thousand people took a ride down the giant slide. up next on live at daybreak on today's tmj4--team u-s-a continues to dominate in the race for most olympic medals. we're live from rio this morning with the u-s gymnast that reclaimed her of the medal stand and the olympian that had her olypic
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yesterday was partly cloudy, warm and humid with highs in the lower 80s, while lakefront stayed in the 70s thanks to a light se breeze. scattered t'showers developed overnight with lows in the upper 60s and high humidity. that rain will be out of here before 9am, then today is partly cloudy, warm and humid with highs in the mid 80s and an isolated late afternoon and early evening t'shower popping up. tonight is partly cloudy,
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70, and patchy fog. week two of the summer games in rio.. looking a lot like a repeat of the first week of competition.. with team u-s-a taking control of the top of the medal stand..jay gray has look at all the action.. and what's next live this morning from olympic park.. the american's have little question about their dominance here..but the most dominate figure in beach volleyball - kerri walsh-jennings- won't be playing for gold in rio.. losing an olympic match for the first time ever.. nats bilesshe is.. the gold standard in gymnastics..nats popsimone biles closing the
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record fourth gold medal.. teammate ally raisman took the silver..(s/ simone biles / usa gymnastics:14-:17)"i felt pretty good and just to end it on a good note that's what me and aly were hoping for."there was little hope for the rest of the field in the triple jump..american's christian taylor and will claye finishing 1-2..claye taking an even bigger leap after the competition - proposing to his girlfriend in the stands -- she said yes.nats volleyball but the answer was no for kerri walsh-jennings and april ross.. denied a shot at gold in beach volleyball by home team medal chances for a strong american team in track and field..women's golf tees it up..and men's basketball battles argentina in a quarterfinal elimination game.. women's boxing and wrestling also getting underway here today.. the american's with a good chance at medals in both events..i'm jay gray in rio..
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up next on live at daybreak on today's tmj4--flying with children.. three things you need to know before booking your next flight.also-- red light.. green light.. what one automaker is doing to help
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breaking right now...a barn fire in southern kenosha county -- we just got this video in -- look at these flames shooting several feet
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couple minutes ago -- when firefighters got there -- flames were already shooting through the roof. and the building was a total loss.you can see portions of the barn collapsing in the video here.this is happening in somers on the 71-hundred block of highway n -- which is pretty close to the illinois border -- it started at about 4 this morning.it's a second alarm fire -- and water had to be trucked in.firefighters are working on clean up right now. the chief called in fire investigators -- he says -- he can't find a point of origin.he says he doesn't think it's arson, but investigators should be able to determine an exact cause. vince? a recall alert this morning involving a serious tip-over hazard. these are chests sold exclusively at walmart dot com. it involves four-drawer wooden chests sold under the storybook brand.about eight- thousand have been recalled. they were sold from april through june on walmart-dot- com.unless anchored to the
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serious risk to children. beyond wisconsin this morning...an 11-year-old mississippi boy is undergoing a pshychiatric evaluation and could face murder charges... accused of killing his 9- year-old brother.investigators say the two boys were home alone when the 11-year-old shot his younger brother in their backyard.their mother was at work at the time and the 9-year-old was shot once in the arm and head. no word if rides will be up and running agaida after six people were sent to the hospital.they were riding the "scrambler" at ocean beach when they got an electrical shock.everyone is expected to be okay.all of the electrical rides have been shut down until investigators can determine what caused this morning the death continues to grow in louisiana... at least 11 killed in historic devastating flooding.some areas are facing mandatory evacution orders after flood waters have damaged 40-thousand homes.
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rescued.the mermentau river is expected to crest at 11 and a half feet by thursday now to your weather and traffic together... with meteorologist brian gotter. yesterday was partly cloudy, warm and humid with highs in the lower 80s, while the lakefront stayed in the 70s thanks to scattered t'showers developed overnight with lows in the upper 60s and high humidity. that rain will be out of here
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with highs in the mid 80s and an isolated late afternoon and early evening t'shower popping up. tonight is partly cloudy, warm and humid 70, and patchy fog. thursday is sunny and very humid with highs in the mid to upper 80s, even in green bay for tailgating. at kickoff, temps
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end of the game. there is just an isolated chance for a shower during the game. friday is sunny, hazy, hot and humid with highs near 90. isolated t'storms afternoon and evening, and saturday looks rainy and humid with highs in the upper 70s ahead of the next cold front. sunday is partly cloudy with a few showers and much cooler
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here's something to keep in mind with labor day weekend coming up. today "airlines for america" is expected to release its briefing on labor day weekend travel.this morning we'll learn how many people are expected to take to the skies and how u-s airline fared during the first half of 20- if you're flying with a baby or young child you know how stressful traveling can be. here's a few thing experts say you can do to help them sleep
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say to make sure you bring along their favorite toy, stuffed animal or blanket.also for safety reasons, get your child their own seat. "usually most airlines will allow your under 2 child to fly as a lap child, for free, but what you really want to do is buy them their own seat as long as its faa approved."also stick to the sleep schedule as much as possible.if you're flying to a different ti schedule to match that time. in today's money...if you're looking to save money on clothes this back-to-school season... consider grabbing some of your child's items at a thrift store.experts say shoppers can by a few new items at retail stores and blend them in with some gently- used thrift store finds.and today is national thrift store day.area bethesda stores are offering some special deals to
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up next on live at daybreak on today's tmj 4 --the big olympic events happening today, including one women's event that hasn't been in the summer games for more than 100-years.plus...the story behind the photo simone biles tweeted out with her biggest
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in your olympic update...day 12 of the summer games in rio. after a major upset karri walsh-jennings and april ross are going for the bronze medal also today, the u-s men's basketball team enters the elimination round.u-s boxer claressa shields looks to advance in the women's 75 kilogram quarter finals.for the first time since 19- hundred women's golf returns to the olympics.in track and field, justin gatlin is up against reining gold medalist jamaican usain bolt as they both look to advance in the men's 200-meter u-s gymnast simone biles might even consider this photo with zac efron to be more of a reward then all four of her gold medals.she tweeted out this picture with efron... saying "just call me mrs. efron already"biles had announced she had a big crush on efron. looking at the olympic medals race this morning... the united states now up to 84.
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russia in fourth with 38 medals.and france has made it in the top five with 29.that's just one more than the number of u-s gold medals. up next on live at daybreak on today's tmj4 --getting a second chance.. what a group of ex-convicts are doing to
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now at 6:30-- deadly hit and run. the crash that claimed the life of a woman just crossing the street... and who police are still looking for this morning. then -- the new allegations against a former u-s attorney in milwaukee who resigned after he was accused of using his government credit card for personal expenses. and taking a live look outside-- welcome to live at daybreak. it's i'm susan kim.and - i'm vince vitrano.we want to start with a check of your weather and traffic together with meteorologist brian gotter. yesterday was partly cloudy,
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lakefront stayed in the 70s thanks to a light se breeze. scattered t'showers developed overnight with lows in the upper 60s and high humidity. that rain will be out of here before 9am, then today is partly cloudy, warm and humid with highs in an isolated late afternoon and early evening t'shower popping up. tonight is partly cloudy, warm and humid with lows near
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breaking right now...milwaukee police searching for the person behind a deadly hit and run in the sherman park neighborhood.when police arrived here last night -- the car involved was gone -- and the 28-year-old woman hit died. i want to give you a look at where this all happened on 23rd and fond du lac -- here's what you're going to notice on this google street view --- street lights and a cross walk here. we don't know if the woman was in the crosswalk when she was
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across the street at the time. new this morning --- investigators found the car believed to be involved a few blocks away. still no sign of the driver -- there's also no description of that person just yet...another loss for the sherman park community that's still trying to heal from this weekend's riots.vince? this morning federal investigators offering cash incentive for witnesses to come forward.. as they investigate the destructive events over the weekend. they're offering a reward for info on the fires in the sherman park neighborhood. ann sterling that reward 10 tag knows a lot people had call phonesthat video could lead to an arrest. angry crowds took to the streets in milwaukee saturday night to protest the shooting death of 23-year-old syl-ville smith.he was shot and killed by a milwaukee police officer
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blocks away.police say smith was armed with a gun.the damage of all the buildings torched and looted exceeds several million dollars.8 businesses were set on fire. anyone who has information may remain anonymous live in sherman park, ann
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the officer's identity is out in local and national newspapers as well as social media. we are not naming the 24 year old involved until it is confirmed by milwaukee police. we do know the officer is out of town because of numerous threats made against him on social media. many residents in sherman park today are upset at what they see as a negative light on their wonderful neighborhood. sherman park runs from north avenue to capitol drive, 30th street to 60th. 35 thousand people live th are black, 12 percent white, and 7 percent considered hispanice or other. most residents are families. there are also more than 60 religious organizations, including a historic synagogue. (("it's obviously important to us as a religious community and community of faith to be accepted and to be accepting both. sherman park has always been that for us."))the residents we talked to say they love the diversity and plan to stay in their neighborhood, despite the weekend violence. a group of former convicts is
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park neighborhood, while it's never to late for a second chance."we get a chance to brighten up the community and make somebody happy."they have since turned their lives around and are working to tear down run-down home and build new ones for people in need. they say they also want young people to learn from their mistakes and choose a more positvie path before it's too late. more local news...a sheboygan falls woman accused of killing her in court today.according to a criminal complaint.. katlyn kinateder told police she suffocated her two-year-old son dexter.kinateder faces charges of first degree intentional homicde and an additional charge for trying to hide her son's body. a former south milwaukee school teacher accused of selling drugs is set to appear in court today.tracy wendt and her husband james are facing a number of charges including possession with intent to sell and possession of drug
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additonal charge of witness intimidation. new allegations of illegal partisan fundraising by a former u-s attorney appointed by president obama. james santelle resigned his post in milwaukee... accused of misusing a government credit card for personal expenses. this morning... the milwaukee journal sentinel reports... investigators claim santelle also held a fundraiser for democratic gubernatorial candidate mary burke. that violates a ban on prosecutors' involvement in partisan politics. up next on live at daybreak on today's tmj4--a live look coming to us this mornng where the big league blood drive will be held later this morning.the special incentive
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feingold: that's my grandfather with a brand new truck. it was one of the first to come
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manufacturing jobs are shipped away because of a tax code that actually rewards companies for exporting jobs. let's close the corporate loopholes- that will save taxpayer money and help business create jobs here. i'm russ feingold and i approve this message because we don't need an economy that works only for ceos, we need an economy that works for everyone. yesterday was partly cloudy, warm and humid with highs in the lower 80s, while the lakefront stayed in the 70s thanks to a light se breeze. scattered t'showers developed overnight with lows in the upper 60s and high humidity. that rain will be out of here before 9am, then today is partly cloudy, warm and humid with highs in the mid 80s and
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up. tonight is partly cloudy, warm and humid with lows near 70, and patchy fog. as the summer winds down... the blood center of wisconsin is urging people to give blood. pete zervakis zervakis is live with more on the special incentive offered to donors this the 15th annual big leage blood drive starts at 7 this morning here at miller park. according to the blood center
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show up and donate will get a voucher for two, free tickets to a brewers game. you can use that for a tuesday game on august 30th against the cardinals. or a wednesday game - against the pirates. the blood center of wisconsin says donations are badly needed during the summer... when vacations and other obligations ramp up and people don't give as much during the summer people are active and outside more... as well as taking more car trips for vacation. all that means there's a greater need for blood for trauma patients at this time of year. to donate you have to be 17 years old and in - generally - good health. it takes about an hour. if you want to give... the big league blood drive runs from 7 am to 7 pm both today and tomorrow. live...pz... tmj4 up next-- on live at daybreak on today's tmj4zika alert.. what doctors are saying about the first u-s travel-related transmission of the virus.then
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happ learning more about the officer who shot sylville smith.we are not releasing his name -- until milwaukee police confirm his identity...but the firestorm is growing on social media -- police have told us posts on facebook helped contribute to the large number of people involved in the riots at sherman park over the weekend. now this morning -- there are several facebook posts naming the milwaukee police officer believed to be involved.one in particular has been shared 16- hundred times, there are hundreds of comments.many of
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just to be clear -- we have not confirmed the officer named and pictured in those posts is in fact the officer who shot sylville smith, but we do know the officer who was invovled left town.vince? in today's health...doctors have confirmed the first travel-associated zika case within the u-s.they say a texas man traveled to south florida where local mosquitos have infected about 30 people. after getting sick, a blood test confirmed he had been infected with the zika virus. health insurer aetna is scaling back it's year, the nation's third largest health insurer, will only offer obamacare plans in four states.that's down 11 from the current 15 states. aetna says its losing hundreds of millions of dollars because obamacare policyholders turned out to be sicker and costlier than expected and the rising cost of specialty new numbers out this morning show the number of stroller- related injuries over the last two decades.there were more than 350-thousand kids treated for injuries from 1990 to 20-
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to make sure your child is buckled in and fitted properly for his or her stroller. google is joining the video calling community..the company has released "google duo".. which is a free one-on-one video calling app.think of it as apple's facetime.. but it's universal across both android and i-phone platforms.duo has a "knock, knock" feature which allows those receiving the call a peek at who's calling them. in today's money...a new state- by-state study shows the impact of mileage on the cost of your car insurance.an auto policy holder who drives 15- thousand miles a year pays a national average of nearly nine-percent more for insurance than those who only drive five-thousand miles. wisconsin drivers paid just over five-and-a-half percent more than the national packers extra.. the green and
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in green bay.kickoff against the oakland raiders is scheduled for seven o'clock. you can watch the game on w- m-l-w.the packers start the regular season on september 11th against the jacksonville if you plan on heading to the game tomorrow... you may want to leave a little early. starting this year.. all fans will have to pass through a metal detector before entering lambeau field.it's all part of the n-f-l's updated security measures to keep fans safe while they're at now to your weather and traffic together... with meteorologist brian gotter. yesterday was partly cloudy, warm and humid with highs in the lower 80s, while the lakefront stayed in the 70s
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overnight with lows in the upper 60s and high humidity. that rain will be out of here before 9am, then today is partly cloudy, warm and humid with highs in the mid 80s and an isolated late afternoon and up. tonight is partly cloudy, warm and humid with lows near 70, and patchy fog. thursday is sunny and very humid with highs in the mid to upper 80s, even in green bay for tailgating. at kickoff, temps
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then drop into the 70s by the end of the game. there is just an isolated chance for a shower during the game. friday is sunny, hazy, hot and humid with highs near 90. isolated t'storms develop late friday afternoon and saturday looks rainy and humid with highs in the upper 70s ahead of the next cold front. sunday is partly cloudy with a few showers and much cooler weather with highs in the low
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slick and slippery roads are drying out this morning, speeds are at or above posted in some spotslooking to tonight 41 south at watertown plank road full closure at 11 tonight until 4:30 tomorrow morningdot urges you to give an extra 5 to 10 minutes more on the roads and take your time to avoid any incidents drive safely as you head out the door now it's time for your "four to know" this morning.we start with ann sterling. she explains the big reward federal investigators are offering following the
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police in south milwaukee are hosting a community night out event tonight.the goal is to improve relations between the public and law enforcement.it runs from 5:30 to nine at the south milwaukee police department.a fireworks show will follow the people living in milwaukee get their first look at the city's plan for next year's budget. the draft includes an
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in funding for the police department.some at the meeting say they rather see the money be put toward parks and other places for children to play safely.the budget will go before the common council later the blood center of wisconsin is hosting the 15th annual "big league blood drive" at miller park the next two days. each donor will receive two free ticket vouchers to an upcoming milwaukee brewers game.the blood drive will be held on the ballpark's club level.it's starts in a little less than 10-minutes. still ahead match up hoping to give a u-s women's beach volleyball at also ahead...the olympians with wisconsin ties competing
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in your olympic update...day 12 of the summer games in rio. after a major disapointment, karri walsh-jennings and april ross are going for the bronze medal tonight.also today, the u-s men's basketball team enters the elimination round. u-s boxer claressa shields looks to advance in the women's 75 kilogram quarter finals.for the first time since 19-hundred women's golf returns to the olympics.in track and field, justin gatlin
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as they both look to advance in the men's 200-meter and here's some olympians with wisconsin ties competing today. former u-w track and field athlete evan jager will compete in the three-thousand meter steeplechase finals later today.east troy native annie haeger will compete in the medal race of the women's 470 sailing.and former marquette basketball player jimmy butler will play for team u-s-a against argentina in the quarterfinals. log race this morning... the united states now up to 84. china has 51 medals.great britain close behind with 50. russia in fourth with 38 medals.and france has made it in the top five with 29.that's just one more than the number of u-s gold medals. see you in 25 minutes for your next check on weather and
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good morning. stunning loss. >> agatha puts it away! >> kerri walsh jennings and april ross defeated in beach volleyball semifinals, the first defeat of walsh jennings' olympic career, as gymnastics wraps up with a bang for team usa. >> oh, my! >> two silver medals for danell leyva. a record-tying fourth gold for simone biles, this time in the floor exercise. and aly raisman takes silver, but that was just one memorable moment for the final five.

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