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say. >> prepare for some price increases, because gas is not flowing to these areas, but more importantly, cut back on gas consumption where you can. >> colonial pipeline shut down both apply more than a million gallons of gasoline a day. and it is unclear how long those lines will be out of business. the cbs overnight news will be
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the fbi says about 260 americans have tried or have joined terrorists overseas. among them a young man from minnesota, named asami, a somali name, but he was born and bred recruiter for the islamic state sending some of his friends overseas to their deaths. >> the reason i went, i felt it was my duty, something i had to do. and if i did not do it, i would be basically a disgrace to god, the world and my family. >> did you see the videos of the isis atrocities? >> yes, i have seen them. >> of them shooting people and throwing them into the river,
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the jordanian pilot they burned to death, did you think you would come -- would be doing that kind of thing? >> yes, i would be participating in those activities. >> because those people were not true islams, and they must die. >> he learned the theology of murder in minneapolis, minnesota. he was an a tough thneighborhood, but nev in trouble with the police. he found his way through high school chasing a basketball, pursuing poetry, and music. cedar, as in cedar riverside was his neighborhood, where 20,000 refugees from somalia began to settle in the '90s. they set their heart on the american dream, but like first
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up in a foreign world, too american for their parents. >> i went to school with a lot of kids that were not somali, so i kind of got into that culture, music, prom, dancing. it's kind of hard to explain that stuff to your parents when they don't understand what it is. >> his mother didn't understand why he was hanging out with tough boys in cedar, so she prodded him to go to the mosque. >> learning about the religion, and citing the koran, i felt like i was becoming more religious religious. >> the mosque was not extremist, but the messages were in somali, and he looked for an english-speaking imam on line. he found anwar awlaki, born in new mexico.
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for al qaeda. awlaki produced information on line. >> one of it was titled, battle of the heart and minds. and what they do is try to get your heart and try to get you to join their cause. and so whether you are doing something good for your community or going to school, whether you have a nice job, all of that, they're going to make it seem like it's worthless and there is something greater you could be doing. >> awlaki was killed by a u.s. drone five years ago. but on line, it's everlasting. >> it was like when he talked to you it made you feel like you're special and you're the chosen one, and the more i listened to it, the more appealing it was to me and the more interesting it became. >> how much time did you spend watching these videos? >> i continued to watch them, when i wasn't doing anything or at school or doing my homework
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>> we are facing you as men who loved us just like you love life. >> around videos grew a congregation, 11 of them asami's friends. >> i thought i was the only one, but when i met the group of men that i was friends with, it was kind of shocking to see that they also knew about these videos too. we would listen and listen and this ideology. all of the lectures would talk about how it was not just a time for talking but it was a time for action. >> the route to action was a link away in the recruitment videos of isis, music videos, a language the boys could understand. youtube became more real to you
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>> yes. >> how could that be? >> it kind of takes control of you. and you think you're doing something for a greater cause and you think you're doing it for good. >> and what was that? >> most of the videos would talk about how if you would engage in jihad you would be doing your family a favor and that be would be saving their lives from eternal hell fire. >> that if you died as a martyr, you would paradise, your whole team would go with you. >> whole family would go to paradise. >> and you want to be the hero? >> correct, you want to be a hero and save others. and do good. >> in 2014, orsami helped with a plot to join isis in syria, helping make connections to get
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smuggle them through turkey, newar sent back facebook pictures. >> i remember him telling me you know i'm having the time of my life. and he was fulfilling his dream, or on his way to heaven. >> what happened to him? >> i believe he is dead. >> how did that happen? >> he was fighting, and he was killed. >> yousef jama was also killed. >> are you responsible for their deaths? >> yeah, i believe i was responsible for their deaths and i think about it every day. >> and if you had been able to get to syria what do you think would happen to you by now? >> i probably would be dead by now. >> after your friend, abdinur left minneapolis, his mother was trying to find him. she was desperate? >> >> she was desperate, she needed answers. i knew where he was going.
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didn't know where her son was. >> she was trying to save his life? >> yeah, that was veryevil of me to do. >> as more of the group applied for passports, one of them was evasive about where he was going, and a passport official passed along his suspicions. the fbi got involved and convinced one of those involved to cooperate. >> he ended up wearing a recording device for two months and it's one of the ways we have such good insight into the thinking of the co-conspirators. >> u.s. attorney andrew luger ran the prosecution. >> there is a poll in the push, and the poll is this ideology that says we're joining a perfect world, you belong with us, come join us, the trick is they will always be an outsider. >> it sounds like a gang in chicago. recruiting a kid. >> there are similarities, but
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don't belong in the west is so dangerous. >> luger meets with the community often in hopes of warning parents and turning young men around. >> our job is not only to catch and prosecute criminals but to prevent criminal activity in the first place. >> if there is violence in society, everyone loses. >> mohammed amin is among those fighting the isis message with one of his own. >> cpa qaeda, islamic state, why is our system better? because it's fairer, it's just, more open, and more importantly it works. >> amin works in a gas station, and spends his money producing anti-isis cartoons, under the name "average mohammed". >> what do you think your job description is when you join an islamic state?
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and with resources and opportunity we can win this fight. >> why do you think so? >> because i have hope, peace supersedes violence. freedom supersedes hate. and my community wants to be part of the american dream. we love our country. it's a great country, it's given us a lot, a lot. >> you can see scott's report on our website. "the overnight news" will be right back.
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for a lot of kids, the costs of organized sports is just out of reach. either their parents or school district can't afford the price of the gear. well, one man is taking the system and giving it new life and changing the lives of hundreds of >> for a lot of these kids, america's pasttime was a game out of reach. they didn't have the equipment, bats or gloves or cleats. >> some kids wouldn't even play because they're too embarrassed or too shy to say i don't have this. i don't have that. >> looking good, man. >> but andre lee, who has this washington, d.c. little league says something remarkable is happening here. >> stay with it, stay with it. >> participation rates have doubled and all it took was some donated gear. >> what size again?
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glove, that glove. >> that glove, the shoes, the bat, the bases, all of it came from this maryland warehouse. >> we have baseballs over there, batting helmets. >> boxes and boxes of used sporting equipment. there is lacrosse, football and even hockey, and before it came here most of it was just collecting dust in a garage. or a closet. >> your kid is not playing hockey any more, what do you do with the equipment? >> so 27-year-old max levitt founded a nonprofit called "leveling the playing field," taking donations from more affluent teams and gives them to those in need. >> it's a 5-plus billion organization, and a lot of it's going to waste. >> levitt became aware of the problem at syracuse university and became aware of the team's
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>> we're getting equipment from m nike every year. >> in order to make room on the shelf, our job was to take everything left over from the previous year and put in the . ded to do something about >> we brought over 280 jerseys. >> so far, leveling the playing field as given out nearly $2 million in equipment to >> you can get baseball bats, badges, equipment. >> these kids look good and play did. >> i feel so ready to catch and feel very determined to like, win. >> what we're trying to show, in the country there is a solution to the problem. if there are kids not playing sports because of a lack of equipment that absolutely should not be the case.
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a couple of young men from rhode island have become an unlikely pair of media moguls. >> if you want to know how to be a great skateboarder, mattie is not your man, sam wouldn't get you t but if you want to know how to form a perfect friendship, these two young men from rhode island, both with downs syndrome can tell you all you need to know. >> to me, he is like a brother, he is smarter than me. >> sam and mattie met about ten years ago. they were in special olympics owing and have been like two peas in a tub ever since. for the past few years, one of
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been to pretend they're making a movie, a zombie movie, which their families at first did not give a second thought. >> it seemed like any other phase, like another phase, but just kept coming up. >> sam's brother, juesse notice they were doing the same thing over and over, and had an entire feature film. >> what were you thinking when you >> i was thinking, i can't believe they're so good at this, and then i realized they put so much work into it that it had to happen. >> this was the new york premiere, after raising $70,000 on kick start, sam and mattie's movie actually came to light or death, as the case may be. it's called spring break zombie massacre, and sam and mattie
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dialogue. >> you're lying now. >> i must warn you, it's really gross in parts, terribly offensive in others, and completely ludicrous throughout. >> guess what, guys? >> in other words, it's going to become a halloween cult classic. >> wow! >> i don't do it for fame, i do it because i love it. >> i do it for the >> you're doing it for the money? >> yeah. >> you got rich on it so far? >> not yet. >> we're making a sequel. >> a sequel, maybe based on a tragedy. >> a tragedy worse than zombies taking over the world. i'm sure you will make it work, i can't wait to see it. genius has never been more
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providence, rhode island. >> tha tonight, be sure to check back with us later. stretch. with a week to go, the race tightens, and the candidates start their closing arguments. >> are we going forward together, or are we going to be pulled backwards? >> we must win on november 8. we must win. (cheers and applause) >> pelley: also tonight, t battle here in ohio, fought by an army of door knockers, robocallers, and relentless tv ads. >> reporter: if you get up at 7:00 a.m., by what time have you heard your first ad? >> probably, like 7:03. >> reporter: 7:03? >> yeah, yeah. >> pelley: police video captures the deadly end to a manhunt in oklahoma. and, the birth place of rock is on a roll. >> yay! >> go, indians!
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this is the "cbs evening news" >> pelley: this is the state where the past and future of the american presidency meet, birth place of seven presidents, graveyard of more than a few presidential dreams. no republican has won without ohio since lincoln, and the polls show tonight republican democrat hillary clinton. both have visited ohio more than any other battleground, and they've poured $32 million into advertising here. that's four bucks for every registered buckeye. here's mark strassmann. >> we'll make america great again. >> reporter: in the courtship of ohio... >> helping children has been a cause of her life. >> reporter: ...many voters want a restraining order. on average, throughout the
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clinton runs on local television every three minutes. >> overwhelming with ads, overwhelming with calls, overwhelming with nonstop political stuff. >> reporter: linda merriam is a registered independent. betty drake is a conservative democrat. if you get up at 7:00 a.m., by what time have you heard your first ad? >> probablik that soon? >> yeah, that soon. >> i'm donald trump. >> i'm hillary clinton. >> reporter: since june, both presidential campaigns have spent more than $32 million on television ads in ohio. (knocking) and many ohioans have stopped answering the door and the phone. you get calls all day long from numbers you don't recognize. >> right, yup. >> reporter: these are robocalls? >> robocalls, yes. >> reporter: and then, right on cue--
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year. phone rings) okay, so what do you think that phone call was? >> i think it was a robocaller. >> reporter: does this kind of blitz work? >> no. into -- it's a lot of noise for nothing. mark strassman, cbs cleveland. >> pelley: and there is some evidence that ads drive voters to the polls. four years ago, the turnout in battleground states was seven points higher than the rest of the country. with a week ago, let's bring in our correspondents. first let's go to nancy.
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these polls? >> reporter: scott, she herself has not said anything about them, but her aides insisted to us that this is what they've always predicted, that the race would tighten at the end. in fact, they've even begun airing ads in a couple of states that should be pretty safe for democrats, like new mexico and michigan. they say it's not a sign that they're getting nervous; it's simply a sign that they've amassed a pretty big war chest and this is their last chance to spend it. >> pelley: and, nancy, what do we know today about the f.b.i. email investigation? f.b.i. agents at quantico in virginia have begun electronically sifting through the hundreds of thousands of emails that they say are on anthony weiner's laptop. they believe that the number of emails belonging to huma abedin numbers in the thousands, and they've actually built a pretty sophisticated software program to weed through them, using keywords like "classified" to try to condense the emails to those that they believe could be relevant to the clinton investigation, weed out
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read before-- a process they say could take days before they even begin actually reading the emails, scott. >> pelley: they're trying to figure out whether there's any classified information that passed on hillary clinton's private email server. major garrett, trump is making hay out of clinton's problems, but the f.b.i. is looking into his world as well. >> reporter: that's right, scott. the big topic is russia. the f.b.i. spent many months this summer looking into possible connections between donald trump, those in his poli businesses, with the russian government or russian oligarchs. in the end, the f.b.i. found some smoke, but not much fire. there are also reports that former trump campaign chairman paul manafort is under preliminary f.b.i. investigation. but he assures me, scott, ther is no f.b.i. investigation. one thing the f.b.i. did conclude is, the russian government is more interested in disrupting the democratic
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campaign seeing this final week of the race? >> reporter: well, scott, to answer that question, you have to understand the trump campaign models differently than anyone else. they see five or six points that other pollsters do not see. where do they find it? low-propensity voters, voters who haven't showed up before. they believe there are two or three points there, that these people are going to surge to the polls unexpectedly. they also expect republicans to come home in the final days, one or two points there, and then maybe one point of psychological people associated with trump but finally convinced he's going to that's why they believe, in battleground states and new states they're putting on the map, they can win this race. >> pelley: we'll see a week from today. major garrett, nancy cordes, thanks very much. >> today, a weeklong manhunt in oklahoma has stopped.
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down. but not without a fight. >> reporter: dash-cam video shows an oklahoma state trooper driving and firing his assault rifle as he chased murder suspect michael vance sunday night. a police helicopter captured the chase from above, showing him barreling through a checkpoint during the rolling gunbattle. at one point, vance, who police say was armed with an ak-47, got out of his truck, using it as a shield as he kept shooting. troopers fired back. eventually, he was struck and killed. vance had been on the run for say he killed two relatives, shot and injured two officers, and taunted authorities with a facebook video. >> what's up, y'all? letting you all know, look, this is real. see? that's a gun. that's the real deal. >> reporter: police got a break sunday when someone spotted vance camping out in rural western oklahoma. he opened fire on a sheriff who tried to pull him over, launching the chase. (gunfire) the sheriff was struck on the shoulder and elbow.
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african-americans could tip the balance in the battleground states, especially here in ohio if they turn out as strongly for clinton as they did for obama. and here where many worship at that all-institutional baptist church. >> i think what is going to happen, people are going to have to vote with passion and purpose. because this election is not simply significant, because every election is important. this is existential, when you look at what is happening around the country, you won't vote,
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vote? >> in the neighborhoods, reverend colvert is getting out the votes. lisa says she will be counted. >> we have to have a president. these are the two choices. >> my wife says if you don't vote you can't complain. >> that's right, that's right. when african-americans vote in large numbers in ohio, ohio votes democratic? >> yes. >> and when they don't come to the polls, ohio votes republican >> i'm going to pray that they come to the polls. >> but you're not feeling the ground swell? >> i'm not hearing it. >> when you look at the congregation before the election, what are you going to say? >> i'm going to say when you go to the polls, think about what you're taking with you.
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you're taking your kids, grand kids, and kids unborn. >> hillary clinton is also concerned that voters might change their minds in the last minute because of that fbi e-mail investigation. here is michelle miller. >> reporter: at price hill chili restaurant in hamilton county this morning, they served up hot coffee, scrambled eggs and a >> i'm standing by hillary. >> i'm really rooting trump this year. >> reporter: the f.b.i.'s decision to reopen hillary clinton's email investigation doesn't seem to be changing many minds. are people pretty much just dug in? >> i think they are pretty much set at this point. >> reporter: the controversy isn't a big deal for 60-year-old kim chappelle, a lifelong republican who is voting for clinton. isn't this a new round of emails? >> it is. but from the previous, all the previous email incidents, nothing ever became of it, so i'm figuring nothing is becoming
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>> reporter: 75-year-old david stanger says the f.b.i. review confirms he's making the right choice with donald trump. >> the fact that they opened up the investigation tells me that there's more things that she's done, that we don't know about. >> reporter: neighbors are displaying their support with political yard signs. james gillespie, a democrat who campaigned twice for obama, is switching parties this year. >> a lot of the corruption that i saw in hillary clinton is coming out in the news right i'm not willing to support her. >> reporter: back at the restaurant, kim chappelle thinks trump is unelectable. >> i couldn't on good conscience vote for donald trump. i just couldn't do it. >> reporter: early voting began here in ohio nearly three weeks ago, scott. so even before the controversy broke on friday, more than a million ballots had already been cast, statewide. >> pelley: michelle, thanks very
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like to change the subject to the economy. chip reid spoke to small business owners for our series, "closing arguments." >> reporter: so what are you making here? >> i am making peanut butter buckeyes. >> reporter: buckeyes. >> yes. >> reporter: fall is candy season and it's when talk in donna mcnemar's candy shop, coco beans in sandusky county, ohio, turns to politics. sandusky is a swing county. president obama won it twice, but so did george w. bush. and who would you like to see win this election? >> i would like to see donald trump win this election. >> reporter: mcnemar says she especially likes his plans for the economy. >> when you want business to grow, would you not need somebody that knows business? >> reporter: she prefers trump's current plan on the minimum wage. he wants the states to decide. clinton supports a minimum as high as $15 an hour. >> if we're forced to pay $15 for minimum wage, guess who's going to work more hours? me. because i'm going to have to lay
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i can't-- you know, we can't handle that kind of increase. >> reporter: she also favors trump's tax plan with across-the-board cuts, the biggest for the wealthiest. clinton's plan would raise taxes on the rich. >> i understand that they're wealthy and they make a lot of money, but i also understand that they worked really hard for that money, and if they have to pay more taxes, it has to go somewhere. it's going to come down to me. >> reporter: across the county, in bellevue, ohio, richard stegman has a very different view. you're a big fan of hillary clinton? >> reporter: stegman owns the victorian tudor inn. >> all right, ladies, here we go. >> reporter: a b & b he bought right before the recession. >> i was this close, so close, to actually losing everything. >> reporter: he credits the president's policy with turning the economy around and thinks clinton would stay the course. on the economic front, what do you like most about hillary clinton? >> well, i think it all goes under the umbrella of her experience.
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that? >> i personally, for the last several years, have been paying my staffs anywhere from $14 to $15 an hour. you know, that's smart business. >> reporter: that's well above the minimum wage. >> yes, because i need good people. >> reporter: and he prefers clinton's tax policies to trump's. >> her tax proposal benefits a wide variety of people, and that's what we need. we don't need a tax policy that really benefits just a small segment. i think hers is very broad. >> reporter: you think she'll help the middle class more than donald trump? >> oh, oh, oh, clearly, yes. >> reporter: two small business owners on opposite sides, in a county that could determine which way this battleground state swings. chip reid, cbs news, sandusky county, ohio. >> pelley: and it will be determined, a week from tonight. cbs news election night coverage will begin next tuesday at 7:00 eastern time.
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today, gasoline futures spiked more than 15%. here's david begnaud. >> reporter: the fire is still burning, but it's decreasing in size. >> oh, my god, it was growing so fast. >> reporter: the explosion yesterday ignited a spectacular fireball that could be seen for more than 70 miles. the flames sparked wildfires. bill bury is a spokesman for colonial pipeline. >> this is a tragic accident. we had a contractor out there thate' pipeline. this contractor has done this many, many times before. >> reporter: that contractor struck the pipeline with a trackhoe, igniting the gasoline. at the time of the blast, the contractor was completing a permanent repair on a leak that had happened two months ago. that leak sparked gas shortages, and long lines in five southern states, as prices spiked. following yesterday's explosion: >> markets were just through the roof, and you could tell that
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>> reporter: patrick dehaan is a senior petroleum analyst at >> prices may go up slightly in the days ahead. more importantly, for the time being, there should not be widespread impact to gas supply, but that remains a threat we'll keep monitoring. >> reporter: we have not seen a jump in prices or even long lines here at the pumps. scott, colonial says that pipeline where the explosion happened is going to remain off for the rest of the week, but if it goes longer than that, many analysts believe that could be what fuels a spike in prices. >> pelley: david begnaud, thanks. still ahead, a rare look inside
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the lutheran church there, who is a woman. if the stakes in the presidential election were not high enough already, the obamas gave us a look at what the winner gets. this is the family quarters at the white house. the president relaxing with his daughters; the first family having dinner in the old family dining room. this is the master bedroom suite; and the solarium on the roof, which overlooks the washington monument. cleveland, when we return from
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>> pelley: politics will be on hold here in cleveland tonight, as the indians play the chicago cubs in game six of the world series. the tribe could win it all tonight, or maybe, tomorrow night. but i dahler tells us, this city is on a winning streak. >> go, indians! >> wooo! >> reporter: cleveland fans have adopted a new nickname for their oft-maligned hometown: believeland. but it wasn't always so. announcer tom hamilton is the voice of the indians. sum up the past five decades for sports fans here? >> a lot of frustration, don. a lot of broken hearts and a lot of championships that seemed to be lost in almost historical
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>> reporter: with the indians possibly on the verge of the city's second championship in a year, cleveland seems to have put its painful past behind it. but this resurrection hasn't just happened in the realm of sports. not so long ago, this city was down for the count. in the mid-1970s, cleveland became the first major city to default on its financial obligations since the great depression, and became the poster child for the declining rustbelt. richey piiparinen teaches popula state university. >> we rose with industry and we died with industry, psychically. we lost our identity. >> reporter: to save itself, the city was reborn as a world-class center of medicine. downtown now beckons with clean streets, stores, and restaurants. there's still a tough struggle ahead, but as when its basketball team was down 3-1 in the finals, or its baseball team was dismissed as unlikely to even reach the world series yet
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the city of cleveland looked into the abyss and staged the ultimate comeback. don dahler, cbs news, cleveland. >> pelley: and that's the "cbs evening news" for tonight. for some of you the news continues, for others, check back with us just a little bit later for the morning news. and don't miss cbs this mo reporting for cleveland in the battleground state of ohio, i'm
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