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((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((brian loftus)) thanks for waking up with us on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader. i'm brian loftus. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and i'm kirsten joyce. we're now just a day away from finding out.. if hillary clinton will make history as our first female president. ((brian loftus)) >> or donald trump will become the first businessman to hold our nation's highest office. we have team coverage of our election day preview... with 8 michael stevens. ((kirsten joyce)) >> nia is looking at the questions on the nevada ballot ... and michael is tracking the latest on the presidential candidates ... lets start there .. michael? ((michael stevens)) >> brian, kirsten... right now...unlicensed gun sellers don't have to get a federal background check to transfer gun ownership. question 1 would amend that. this would require licensed dealers to run a federal background check before selling
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could lead to jail time or fines between 1000-10,000 dollars. those against the question believe it's a waste of time...money and infringes on second amendment rights. ((lt. ray steiber - metro pd homicide, retired: "what were saying is two strangers coming together for the sale of a gun, you need to have a background check, know who you're dealing with, know who you're selling to.)) ryan hamilton - deputy dir., nra-nevadans for freedom: "the possessors never get a background check, they steal it, they purchase it illegally, they buy it from a straw purchaser." )) ((nia wong)) there are exemptions to the mandatory background checks. that wob exchange happens between a law enforcemnent agency...in between immediate family members or trustee. temporary transfer for the purpose of self-defense and hunting. >> question 2 would allow anyone 21 years or older to grow, posesss, buy or sell the plant. it would also implement a 15 percent tax on marijuana sales...a portion of it would go to schools and lead to the regulation of recreational marijuana. many for question 2 say it's because marijuana is a safer drug ...
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states that already legalized it: (( joe brezny - the coalition to regulate marijuana like alcohol: marijuana is safer than alcohol, it's less damaging to your body, it's less addictive and its far less likely to be associated with a violent behavior.)) ((pat hickey - no on 2: i mean people in both colorado and washington state even oregon, there's been a significant increase in accidents, either from people that have been impaired and they're driving, hurting themselves, and in fact hurting others.)) ((nia wong)) >> even though marijuana dispensaries would e schools and community centers...those against the question say this doesn't do enough to protect kids. ((nia wong)) >> if these two questions pass....they will move forward to becoming law. but not all advisory questions automatically do. coming up in the next half hour we'll explore the remaining questions that will go to the general election ballot in 2018 if passed. brian and kirsten. ((michael stevens)) >> a new c-b-s news poll was just released this morning...
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nationally. let's break down the numbers... in a four-way match-up that includes libertarian gary johnson and green party candidate jill stein... c-b-s news finds hillary clinton on top by four-points. that number... does stay the same in a two-way race that doesn't name the third party candidates. according to the newest poll... the majority of voters say they're firm in their choice. just 5-percent say they might change their minds. when asked overall who will win... more voters still expecti most trump voters expect their candidate to win... but by a smaller margin. right now... trump leads among men... while clinton has a double-digit advantage among women. donald trump is leading among voters who made up their minds in the last two weeks... while clinton leads among those who made their decision earlier. and as for early voting -- the numbers right now from the state secretary's office show about 7-hundred and 70-thousand cast their ballot... that's about 52-percent of the
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((brian loftus)) 8 news now is your local election headquarters. you can find all things politics both on air and online at las vegas now dot com./// sherry, how's the weather? ((sherry swensk))
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the low 80s. it was warm ........... a great first weekend of november and loved the extra hour of sleep, too. temps are cooling into the 60s right now.... with some high clouds now slipping into southern nevada skies. ......... we fell back to standard time yesterday at 2 a.m. another day of dry weather with some high clouds around. ............ highs still up around 80
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roads? demetria, how are the roads? i-15 south was closed down for several hours at jean after a demetria, how are the
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several hours at jean after a semi struck a a pedestrian, killing her. troopers say the 25 year-old woman was in the travel lane, so it doesn't look like the semi driver is at fault, but they are still working to locate the driver. there's a crash on westbound sahara at i-15 that's causing delays. the northbound 95 exit to vale use alternates. back to you!
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one man's wife ... is his biggest supr house ... ((kirsten joyce)) >> the campaign ad going viral ... for a man running for county commission in texas. ((brian loftus)) plus... and, part of cactus avenue closes down without notice and it's driving you crazy... change is on the way... how the county's working to fix the problem.... ((kirsten joyce)) and every wednesday, we ask the sheriff questions from the viewers in our morning cup of joe segment in the 6am hour. to submit a question... just go to las vegas now dot com... and look for the "don't miss" section./// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten joyce, sherri swensk and
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((kirsten joyce)) breaking overnight-- the first female attorney general of the united states has passed away. janet reno was 78 years old. her goddaughter says she died from complications of parkinson's disease... she was diagnosed back in 1995. former president bill clinton swore reno in as u-s attorney
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handling of the case of 6 year old elian gonzalez ... she ordered federal agents to storm the house and was sent back to cuba. reno also drew criticism from her handling of the standoff and with a religious sect in texas .. where she believed children were being abused. about 80 people died in the raid .. reno took full responsibility. despite the fallout, reno was also recognized for enforcing civil rights and her efforts to regulate violence on tv./// ((demetria obilor)) is a campaign ad out of texas .. being called the best of this political season. (( gerald- we've got room to put 127 people in our jail and it costs us about $103/day. wife- gerald really doesn't have any hobbies. gerald- last years tax rate friend- is he always like that? wife- yea all the time gerald- talking tax numbers )) ((demetria obilor)) ))
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running for county commissioner in travis county, texas... where austin is located. his wife is his biggest supporter-- she wants him to be elected in order to get him out of the house. it's been a huge hit online -- it's racked up more than 3 and a half million views on youtube in just over a month./// sherry, how's the weather?
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an hour earlier than just two days ago. .................. saturday night falling back to standard time... but it sure got dark early.... and that can be dangerous when people are out enjoying the nice wetather. it will be great for the morning commute to have that sun up earlier. .....................
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highs in the low 80s and that trend continues through the early part of the week right into election day.... slightly cooler by the end of the week. ............. overnight lows a little above normal... in the 50s... and the mornings just feeling a little crisp, but not too cool. and highs ........... some high level clouds streaming into valley skies today. slightly cooler but above normal by veterans day on friday. ............
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now to demetria for a look at the roads.
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closing down nightly through thursday for work on the county's airport connector project. you can use tropicana and the airport during that time. traffic is down to a single file lane on northbound rainbow at the russell intersection. use jones and durango as alternates.
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((brian loftus)) the search continues in south carolina for what could be more victims of an alleged serial killer. yesterday, authorities found another body buried on 45 year old todd kohlhepp's 95-acre property... a woman was found there last week chained in a metal container... it's believed she was kept like that for several months. police think kohlhepp may be connected to at least 7 murders. the 45 year old real estate agent was in court sunday to face murder charges....
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a quadruple murder at a motorcycle shop 13 years ago. he's expected to face more charges./// face more charges./// ((kirsten joyce)) combating cancers of the blood ... ((brian loftus)) >> how the people of las vegas came together to fight the disease. ((kirsten joyce)) and it's time for today's facebook contest. register to win on our facebook page. good luck!/// you're watching 8 news
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ads for joe heck are attacking my time as attorney general. the thing they left out is the truth. the truth is crime actually went down during my time in office. i'm proud of my record cracking down on meth, protecting seniors from scams, and holding banks accountable for defrauding homeowners. i'm catherine cortez masto. i approve this message because i've spent my career solving problems.
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saturday evening to raise money and support friends and family.. who are fighting blood cancer the event was called "light the night". my daughter and i joined our friends, lerae and jeff and his work colleagues at g4s. about six- thousand people walked the mile and a half in downtown las vegas... lighting up the night with our lanterns. red lanterns in honor of those fighting blood cancer... or yellow for those who have lost their lives to it . the event was put on by the leukemia and lymphoma society. thanks to all who attended! /// demetria, what's
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cactus, west of amigo street, has been driving locals crazy for quite some time now. the road would shut down and then it would open, all at the discretion of the private property owners developing homes in the area. the county has been working with the developers to keep the road open and maintain access, but the county couldn't require them to keep it open because the land doesn't fall within their jurisdiction yet. last week, i got some good news regn the county says it was able to come to a resolution so the roadway could reopen after it completed some pavement repair work. the county is still working to acquire the rights to all of cactus, so it can fully improve the road between lv blvd. and maryland parkway with the goal of installing a signal at the cactus/bermuda intersection as soon as possible. what's driving you crazy? remember, you can write me at. traffic 8 at las vegas now dot
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((brian loftus)) donald trump's weekend stop in reno ... making national headlines .. ((kirsten joyce)) >> the reason the secret service had to escort one of the attendees out of the rally. ((brian loftus)) and .. show us your most patriotic picture .. and you could win an 8 news now mug. just upload it under the contest tab on our facebook page.. up to 8 lucky viewers will be chosen each week to win an 8 news now mug! the winners will be announced every friday./// ((kirsten joyce))
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with all of the shenanigans danny tarkanian's pulled in nevada -- helping set up fake charities used to scam nevada seniors, failing to pay thousands in property taxes, losing $17 million in a failed development scheme, then sticking taxpayers with the bill -- imagine the shenanigans tarkanian would pull in washington.
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and forth ..
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need to know .. before you head to the polls. ((brian loftus)) >> plus... a forecast everyone can vote yes for .. sherry has a look at what you can expect when you cast your ballot. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and... we're sitting down with the mayor of north las vegas .. we're getting your questions answered in monday mornings with the mayors. ((brian loftus)) 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((kirsten joyce)) thanks for joining us on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader. i'm kirsten joyce. ((brian loftus)) >> and i'm brian loftus. pulling all the stops... for their final day on the campaign trail. ((kirsten joyce)) >> tomorrow, the nation will see if hillary clinton or donald trump will become our next president. we have live team coverage with our 8 news now reporters nia wong and michael stevens... we'll first see how the candidates rank in the polls. michael, how close is it? ((michael stevens)) >> brian, kirsten... pulling out all the stops is right... donald trump ended a marathon day of campaigning with a final rally well past midnight in virginia.
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cheered by supporters who arrived for the event they expected to start at 9:30. he dubbed the event his "midnight special speech." meanwhile, hillary clinton spent the day campaigning in manchester, new hampshire. she plans to conclude her campaign with stops in pittsburgh, michigan, philadelphia and raleigh today. a new c-b-s news poll was just released this morning... and hillary clinton is taking the lead over donald trump nationally. in a four-way match-up that includes libertarian gary johnson and green party candidate jill stein... on top by four-points. that number... does stay the same in a two-way race that doesn't name the third party candidates. according to the newest poll... the majority of voters say they're firm in their choice. just 5-percent say they might change their minds. when asked overall who will win... more voters still expect hillary clinton to come out on top. most trump voters expect their candidate to win... but by a smaller margin. right now...
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while clinton has a double-digit advantage among women. donald trump is leading among voter who made up their minds in the last two weeks... while clinton leads among those who made their decision earlier. brian, kirsten? ((brian loftus)) the f-b-i has confirmed that clinton will not face criminal charges related to her private email server ((kirsten joyce)) >> f-b-i director james comey sent a letter to congress.... stating that his agency is sticking with its july decision not to filr clinton. this comes after congress recieved a letter from comey a few weeks ago... saying the f-b-i had found new emails that could be "pertinent" to the probe./// ((brian loftus)) meanwhile-- one of hillary clinton's former opponents campaigned in the valley for her this weekend. ((kirsten joyce)) >> senator bernie sanders spoke to a crowd at csn's cheyenne campus on sunday. (( "sen bernie sanders- hillary clinton and catherine will win if the voter turnout is high. they lose if it's low. you're job is to give us the highest turnout we've ever seen.")) ((kirsten joyce))
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senate to pass legislation that will help working families and the middle class. he was also there to stump for catherine cortez masto who is running for u-s senate. and former new york mayor rudy giuliani met with local trump supporters urging them to knock on doors and get people to the polls tomorrow. ((rudy giuliani/rallying support for trump: "we think we got, number one the volunteers that are more enthusiastic than theirs. there's are mostly machine politician people part of the old hack harry reid machine which i think nevada is going ((kirsten joyce)) >> giuliani says trump will fight for a stronger military to have peace through strength. he told the crowd clinton can't be trusted to nominate a supreme court justice./// ((kirsten joyce)) and in reno .. republican nominee donald trump was rushed off stage during a weekend rally. ((brian loftus)) >> someone yelled "gun" as a protestor approached the stage: (("nobody said it was going to be easy for us, but we will never be stopped. never, ever. i want to thank the secret service, these guys are fantastic, they don't get enough
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>> trump returned to the stage and thanked the secret service - and his supporters who helped bring the suspect down. as for the protester-- austyn crites was quickly taken into custody and escorted out of the building but no weapon was found./// ((kirsten joyce)) >> the president isn't the you'll also see 5 questions on the nevada ballot. earlier we spoke about guns and marijuana... ((brian loftus)) >> the next three questions address busting up energy monopolies...adj usting fuel taxes and exempting certain medical devices from geting taxed. 8 news now reporter nia wong joins us live in studio to help ((nia wong)) >> n-v energy controls 90 percent of the state's electricity. if question 3 passes...this would give nevadans more choice
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>> this question proposes getting rid of legal monopolies and lowering energy market regulations. those against it say out of state companies won't be regulated and could put tax-payers in nevada at risk. (( mike schneider - no on question 3: i think it'll be disastrous in the short term and the long term. lucas foletta - yes on question 3: under our current system where by we buy electricity we're giving up all the benefits of competition.)) ((nia wong)) >> if this question passes this election...it'll move onto the general election. if voters choose to pass this in 2018....legislators woula 20-23 to come up with a plan on how they would make this work and how they would regulate out of state power companies. to tax or not to tax? that's the main point of question 4 which would toss out taxes on medical...oxygen and mobility equipment...as long as they're prescribed by a licensed health care provider. those for question 4 believe taxing these devices is a burden for those who need them. opponents say this question is vaguely written....and say not
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taxpayers. this is another question...if passed would be passed onto the general election. and congressional leaders express bipartisan support for question five. the ballot measure proposes continuing the current gas tax for another 10 years to pay for road improvement projects in clark county. question five may fund up to 3-billion dollars worth of road projects through bonds... and potentially create more than 25-thousand jobs. the increases from the decade-long tax will remain in place for 20 years after th the rtc and n-dot have a combined 364 unfunded projects at a cost of more than 6-billion dollars. question five would pay for about half of the road improvements. ((nia wong)) >> by rtc calculations, it will cost the average driver 25-cents per day. projections show drivers will pay almost one-dollar in fuel tax per gallon by the end of the 10-years. reporting live in the studio. nia wong 8 news now brian, kirsten? ((kirsten joyce)) thanks, nia. 8 news now is your local election headquarters.
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both on air and online at las vegas now dot com./// sherry, how's the weather? ((sherry swensk)) great weather for heading to the polls tomorrow... .................... what a beautiful weekend! gorgeous sunshine and highs in the low 80s. it was warm and dry. ........... a great first weekend of november and loved the extra hour of sleep, too. temps are cooling into the 60s rg with some high clouds now slipping into southern nevada skies. ......... we fell back to standard time yesterday at 2 a.m. another day of dry weather with some high clouds around. ............ highs still up around 80 degrees. demetria, how are the roads? southbound i-15 is back open after a semi driver struck a 25-year old
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the freeway was shut down for after a semi driver struck a 25-year old female pedestrian who was in the travel lanes, killing her. the freeway was shut down for
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open. the 95 north ramp to valley view is back open after a crash that hapened earlier this morning. use alternates. ((kirsten joyce)) the mayor of north las
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joining us on this pre- election day ... ((brian loftus)) >> we get your questions answered .. in monday mornings with the mayors./// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten joyce, sherri swensk and
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((kirsten joyce)) new this morning-- a man is in police custody after an early morning shooting on the strip. metro tells us a 26 year old man got into a fight with two other men on the pedestrian bridge between the cosmopolitan & planet hollywood. that's when officers say the suspect shot both of the men and then took off running and was
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planet hollywood's parking garage. as for the victims .. both were taking to the hospital-- no word on their condition at this time./// sherry how's the weather today? so now that we're back on standard time.. the sun is up again shortly after 6 a.m.... but it sure does disappear early in the afternoon - gone behind the mountains by 4:30 in the afternoon. .............. east and then more coming through the day off and on. ............ highs will still make it above normal - up near 80 degrees - and
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.............. morning lows will also stay on the mild side.... in the 50s with clear skies the rest of the week. in the 50s with clear skies the rest of the week. ....... extra mild all week. demetria, how are the
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there's a crash on southbound 95 and decatur that's causing some delays.ash on southbound 95 the right shoulder is blocked. construction continues at the expect lane restrictions for a county improvement project. construction should carry on through april. back to you!///
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killed one person, and injured another. investigators say a lost control going down a hill u he was thrown from the bike and killed .. the woman with him was seriously injured. police say they were not wearing a seat belt or helmet. they do not believe drugs or alcohol were factors in this crash. however, investigators say the driver may not have had much experience driving an atv./// ((kirsten joyce)) we're getting your questions answered for the valley's leaders ... ((brian loftus)) >> north las vegas mayor john lee joins us in studio for today's monday mornings with the mayors segment. plus... ((ahead on cbs this
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national poll one day before the election. and- my conversation with new jersey governor chris christie. why he thinks he was not chosen as donald trump's running mate, and his reaction to the bridgegate guilty verdicts. the news is back in the morning. see you at seven. )) /// you're watching 8 news now good day. ((brian loftus))
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narrator: the target... seniors. danny tarkanian set up thirteen fake charities that preyed on vulnerable seniors... fronts for telemarketing schemes. seniors lost millions from the scams danny tarkanian helped set up. jacky rosen has always led with integrity. in congress, jacky rosen will protect seniors and strengthen social security. and jacky rosen will always be responsible with your tax dollars.
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((kirsten joyce)) >> today.. we have north las vegas mayor john lee. thanks for being here! --tomorrow is election day: any tips for folks voting in north
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how many polling locations are there? --our viewer, ken landry reached out to us ... he wants an update on the move
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signs distribution center. what will it be used for and when will it be finished? --mayor lee you have an announcment on some fortune 500 companies coming to north las
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companies coming to north las vegas? >> to submit a question... just head to las vegas now dot c >> to submit a question... just head to las vegas now dot
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just head to las vegas now dot com.. and click on the banner that says monday mornin sherry, how's the weather today? ((sherry swensk)) beautiful sunshine this morning and not too many high clouds right now... but more on the way from time to time today. .................. it's going to be an extra mild - even warm - first week of november.
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.......... today's high clouds will eventually slide out and the week will be sunny, dry and warm. ............. temps above normal and not too many changes this week from election day in the low 80s... down to upper 70s by veterans day and the weekend./// demetria, how are the roads? view is closed. use decatur and rancho as alternates. traffic on southbound 95 and decatur starts to slow down tdue to a crash. leave early, as you head through there.
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((brian loftus)) the markets just opened and right now, the dow is it fell another 42 points on friday ((brian loftus)) "she's a slob." "she ate like a pig." "i'd look her right in that fat, ugly face of hers..." donald trump calls women "bimbos", "dogs", and "fat pigs." but congressman crescent hardy said he'd support donald trump 100%. nevada, there's a better choice: ruben kihuen.
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ruben kihuen for nevada.
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and right now, the dow is off to a great start-- up 264 points. it fell another 42 points on friday and the nasdaq dropped 12./// ((kirsten joyce)) this weekend, hundreds of volunteers tested out the balloons for the macy's thanksgiving day parade. some new ones to watch out for- of course, the classics will also be there like snoopy, spongebob and spiderman. it takes about 70 people to man just one balloon./// thanks for joining us. "c-b-s this morning" starts right now.///
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