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>> now, "good morning washington," on your side. larry: this morning, a step forward after six children are killed. what did the ntsb just as it looks into that deadly bus crash in tennessee? autria: the horse message from congress as agency troubles continue. -- harsh message from congress as agency troubles continue. larry: a big blast of winter heading our way. we have joked about the warmth and how it doesn't feel like it, but then a slap in the face. [laughter] [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy.
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coats. veronica: a lot of folks are saying -- one little bit of cold to get in the spirit of the holiday. get ready, because along with those lower temperatures, 10 degrees down from yesterday. we are also going to have some wind coming to the area. frederick, maryland, not bad, temperatures have not had a chance to drop that much away from the cloud cover. fredericksburg down interstate 95, the area around quantico. starting out cold, temperatures rising 50 to 52 degrees just
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tomorrow is also looking a little breezy. tomorrow afternoon it will be at 40 degrees, hour-by-hour, to show you put the morning and evening is looking like. julie: julie: -- to the last couple of days, it has been quite hectic out there. this is again due to the safetrack surge 11, trains operating every 20 minutes on the orange and silver line, so make note. 95 in virginia, volume increasing but lanes are open north of potomac mills as more people get out and about towards 495. all lanes are open between the beltway and the 14th street
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minutes to update your ride and 270. autria: staying on the roads this morning, breaking overnight the belt he is back open after a crash near springfield that killed a man on the outer loop around 11:00 last night. police tell us that only one car was involved. larry: only one person was shot on capitol avenue, the man's death is being investigated as a homicide. autria: breaking ball you were asleep, and overnight fire sends a man running from house in prince george's county. no word yet on what started the fire but the good news is that crews tell us that everyone inside managed to get out safely.
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tennessee, the ntsb announcing that it is wrapping up the first phase of its investigation into last months deadly school bus crash. as a result, the driver, the minute you see right there, hit a mailbox and utility pole. he is charged with five counts of the -- particular homicide. the sixth charge is likely on the way. investigators are looking into data bus engine control module, poring over it right now. they are requesting an interview with him, but he has declined on advice of legal counsel. autria: lawmakers taking a hard look at metro today, specifically the people in charge. sam sweeney is live on capitol hill. congress calling the recent troubles on metro nothing short of a crisis. sam: that's right, it's going to be a busy day for transit
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of the mid--- meeting is to examine whether metro has stepped back from the brink of total disaster. six months ago they had a similar meeting and he said that all lights were blinking red and it is now time to jump back in and see what has changed. this meeting comes 24 hours after the systemic failures caused the failure at the station where the trackers with -- track workers knew it was not safe but sweat it under the rug. criminal investigation into the matter and says that those who abuse the trust of the public must be held accountable and she goes on to say that she looks forward to the oversight hearing today where her colleagues and she will be examining this issue and many other issues at metro. senior leaders will be there, including paul wiedefeld. this meeting starts at 9:00.
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- sign up today at larry: find that coat once again. veronica: it is chilly out there right now with colder air for the upcoming weekend, an awesome weekend in the first half. mid-40's here, down south as well, but at least three quarters of the country, that will be the continued trend this
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beltsville, district heights, 43. senator, ridge middle school, 43 is the temperature with a weather like wind right now. the wind picks up, today's wind gusts lower than tomorrow. it will feel like we are in the upper 40's. i was going to take you hour-by-hour with windchill temperatures. watch what happens as we get into saturday morning. area. it is around 40 degrees by tomorrow afternoon with another cold one going into sunday. we will again deal with the chill for the upcoming weekend. look at that, we are flying down to the dulles town center, where i will be for the big tree lighting. temperatures are not too bad.
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making your way around the beltway towards the mormon temple and continuing to 270, we will take a live shot is all lanes are open on the beltway between 270 and college park. back inside to the map to update the right on 29, authorities to him are checking for a crash near the broken land parkway out of columbia this morning. 95 is in good shape metro, the a, checking in with delays towards mount vernon square out of huntington. back in the next 10 minutes with another update on the roads and rails. autria: a midair emergency. what happened on an
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larry: breaking overnight news for you, an american airlines flight forced to make an
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having to land back in charlotte after the pilot ordered mechanical problems. it landed safely and the passengers were put on other flights. american airlines is not elaborating on exactly what went wrong. autria: a new information about an 18-year-old who allegedly raped a teenager in falls church. arrested last year and give him a court order to leave the countr he never left. they believe that he raped a girl in july after dragging her into a wooded area lee highway. larry: to the trunk transition, donald trump is back in new york city after his first stop on his thank you to her. arriving in new york last night after a rally in cincinnati where he mapped out an agenda that involves tax reform, repealing in replacing tax --
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to appoint a mad dog as our secretary of defense. but we're not announcing it into monday, so don't tell anybody. a mad dog. he's great. autria: there is speculation this morning on the trump hotel in d.c.. deal experts a that he must sell the hotel and ecb could -- before he becomes president because a clause states that no elected official of the government can own a share of the lease. the contractors believe that it does not apply to trump because it only prohibits adding elected officials to the lease, not
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collection of stolen artifact, including parts of mommy, back in the -- mummy are in the hands of the -- the egyptian government. here is a look at a mummified hand that dates back to the 18th century bc. also, a child's sarcophagus was also returned to its home. this following the i customs law gives immigration and customs enforcement the authority to seize stolen cultural properly illegally imported into the country. the ambassador to the u.s. think the work of the department of homeland security and praised the work of the agents involved. larry: thank you, julie. new developments this morning as crews try to crack the case of an oil plume of the potomac
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for information leading to those responsible. folks is noticed the sheen of oil last sunday of stream from d.c.. on track to arrive in the district as soon as today or tomorrow. in about four hours virginia tech is set to announce water testing results from homes in flint michigan. professor edwards is credited as being a driving force discovering lead in the drinking water in flint. autria come along skews, jacket, code, scarves, covered. bronco: that's what i was concerned with. autria: that's it i was going to say. you can never have too many pairs of gloves. veronica: i have, like, two
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every winter. the other thing you are going to need today are sunglasses. check that as well. it is going to be sunny, like yesterday, but easy. that's going to add chill to the bones this morning. 43 through your 7, 8, even 9:00 a.m. hour. temperatures will be slow to rise today. will get around 50, 52 degrees in d.c.. you can see the blue on the map. leesburg, frederick, winchester, cumberland, luray, 40's for high temperatures today. colder and breezy, these are not windchill temperatures. these are the actual temperatures. bethesda, 32 tomorrow morning.
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46 for temperature, 48 by 2:00, low 40's by tomorrow evening. tracking the rain, next chance is tuesday of next week. the rain not until next tuesday to get out and get the tree, the next day that's the next best take is the dry deck, even monday you are lucky enough to have that day off, taking some time off for the holiday actually helps. at the end of the work week. high temperatures in the 40's. looking back to the records as i did just a few minutes ago, the last time we had eyes in the low 40's was in early march. again, it's a slow december. julie: looks like have got to get my husband making some pumpkin chili so i can stay warm. veronica: that sounds good. julie: maybe i will bring some to share.
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of the beltway, through silver spring, a live picture with no accidents reported. all of the lanes are open. moving back to the maps, showing you what else we have your cell phone at 270, all the lanes are open, but it is a slowdown and an 18 minute trip towards the 109. no accidents to report, just volume headed southbound. the crash was reported 29. heads capital beltway. back in the next 10 minutes with an update on the roads and rails, back over you, larry. larry: new this morning, i keep ease of evidence on camera.
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larry: waking you up with a chance to get into the six flags holiday propaganda.
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, 703-528-7334, and the seventh caller wins. autria: new information on the mail bomb case in philadelphia. >> they're searching for this man, a person of interest to dropped off a package that they say contained a homemade explosive device that left a man with serious injuries. >> this person dropped the >> believed to be related to the package bombing incident from last week, you can see the man put something on the doorstep them casually walk down the street. police described the man is possibly asian, late teens to early 30's, wearing a lumberjack had with your flaps down and a baseball hat underneath. police have not yet found a motive to say the package was addressed to jim aldon.
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>> you are watching "good morning washington," on your side. john: this is what six million dollars looks like. the new casino is ready to go. autria: looks like you are standing in front of a cruise ship. like it or not, you are man winter. dramatic drop in temperatures. but a beautiful morning to start the day. larry: gorgeous shot of the capital. crisp and clear, cold, but a pretty morning out there. veronica: sorry a stepson you a little it over there. enthusiastic about the fact that it is going to be a nice weekend coming our way.
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gaithersburg, coming in at a cold 39. throughout the day we will have sunshine but beautiful sky. i wanted to stop here at lunch time, noon, 50 degrees, getting out of the 40's staying in the lower 50 possible to 4:00 this afternoon. under a clear to mostly clear sky, chile, once the temperatures fall into the 40's mark. a bit of a brisk weekend for us. if you are going to be partaking in any of the fun runs going on this weekend, autria godfrey will be at the jingle bell 5k. this is a festive fun run, but look at that, you will want to put on a couple of layers. 10:00 a.m., 45 degrees, it is going to be drive.
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weekend, wondering if you want to watch the car, i would say yes, we have a drive four days ahead of us. green light on that. the next chance for rain is tuesday of next week. right here the pending forecast shows that that really is our one big chance for rain over the next 10 days. julie: channeling your inner pitbull? talking about the green light? why not? on the roads right now we are checking for a couple of problems. 50 in maryland, westbound, we are checking for a crash at this location. no accidents to report on the side of the beltway towards kenilworth avenue. brandywine after the split, missouri avenue, authorities say that they are checking for a crash here from the split headed north. no accidents right now and 66.
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found out of manassas centreville, a 30 minute commute from 234 towards 495. in the next 10 minutes you will have more. larry: new developments at the national harbor, just six days away from the grand opening of the new mgm casino. autria: ahead of the company coming to d.c., saying to expect a lot of fun, but there's a warning for drivers. john gonzalez has the national harbor this morning. john? john: construct's county officials took a huge gamble when they decided to bring the mgm here. now they must play the hand that they were dealt. they mark be shuffling cards and cars inside. take a look, this is what it looks like, the lights are on, the newest landmark at the national mall will open to the public next thursday. get this, you can expect to see
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developers are convinced that the roads in the area can handle the traffic but they say that the key is to keep vehicles moving. the premier resort does have a 5000 space karate. the county executive is excited, but admits that this could create traffic nightmares. especially opening night. the table games and slot machines will be surrounded by restaurant, bars, and we are learning about the first sarah jessica parker boutique inside. there is also a concert venue. bruno mars, durant durham, lionel richie, among the many who have signed on to perform at the theater here in the next coming weeks. before the mgm opens next week, did must go through several critical test. maryland gaming officials will be examining the integrity of the slot machines and table
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one thing that we noticed, tossing it back to you driving around, it's not the easiest to get to. if you take the national harbor exit you will find yourself making a big u-turn. it might be easier to take exit three for the tanker outlets. not a lot of signage. john gonzalez, good morning washington. autria: happening today, d.c. mayor muriel bowser taking center stage tha with leaders from across the u.s. discussing building a greater -- greater coalition between nations. discussing how other cities around the world are doing with climate change. a new effort is underway in fairfax county to get drunk drivers off the roads. nine officers are working in four-day rotations from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. and have been
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obvious ones. people were killed in drunk driving crashes in fairfax county, aiming to dramatically reduce the number. larry: christmas came early for some very deserving children in arlington. it was all part of the time heroes winter wonderland. many of the children in attendance feeling knowing that they were not alone. >> it reads a lot that there are kids out there like me. i know i'm not alone. >> him want to make sure that they feel like they have never been forgotten. >> this is a way to celebrate those kids and families. >> hosting the event, they founded yellow ribbon united after her brother was killed in
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to create. larry: good for you guys. if you missed christmas, we've got it for you. autria: the last national christmas tree with lighting
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>> 5, 4, 3, 2, 1. [cheering] president obama: merry christmas, everybody. autria: for the last time, president obama and mrs. obama santa claus, of course, joined in with their own performance of jingle bells. all right, let's get a check on your forecast. things will be feeling festive today. veronica: dropping into the 40's next week with temperatures dropping for the following weekend. we are going to be trending colder and colder over the next couple of days.
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again, 34 to 44. cloud cover, low 40's right now, under a clear sky with lower temperatures. 62 with the afternoon hours, a breezy afternoon like yesterday. yesterday we had a high of 62 or 63 across the area, fueling much colder in the weekend. hair blowing out on saturday, back out with the codes on saturday as well. temperatures. here they are downright cold, 10:00 a.m. feeling like 38 degrees. 11:00 a.m., finally above 40, we should stay above 40 until we get to the sunset around 4:00, 5:00. windchill temperatures dropping again by early sunday morning. the toys for tots on saturday morning, starting at 11 a.m. and running until 3 p.m.,
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a look at the first couple of days, the trend for next week and is in the ten-day forecast in a few minutes. julie: looking forward to that, heads of traveling inbound this morning and 66. we've got delays coming in been trying to get through manassas with reports of a stalled vehicle eastbound on 66. we can already see the delays forming the crash in maryland westbound on 50 coming out of the week, heads up there beltway. out of brandywine they are in route to a crash north of the split at missouri avenue and already on five you have got delays from the split heading north. that is your traffic watch and in the next 10 minutes we have an update on your ride. larry: next up, the ntsb is out with its first report on the fatal bus crash in tennessee. the roadblock that they are now running into with the driver. plus?
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hillary lost. they forgot. larry: the president-elect is sounding a lot like the candidate in ohio. 's twitter comments and the announced he wants to keep quiet. >> it'll be a big day on capitol hill as transit officials in the district get grilled on the metro safety culture. eileen? eileen:'tis the season of giving. it is our annual toys for tots drive here at the national harbor. the trees lit, we are feeling festive and we have a live
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>> you are watching "good morning washington," on your side. larry: breaking details about a crash overnight on the beltway. virginia state police telling us that for vehicles were involved, one man was killed in the crash, another three people were in
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road is now back open. the victim has not been identified. autria: a man is dead after police say that he was shot in the back. there were calls for a double shooting in the 1800 block of capitol avenue, but police tell us overnight that only one man was shot. the man's death is being investigated as a homicide. larry: congress cracking down on the people in charge of metro. sam, today's hearing is hit sam: it certainly is. just 24 hours after the ntsb blamed the lack of metro safety culture on what caused the derailment in july at the falls church metro station, workers knew something that was wrong but they swept it under the rug. gerry connolly said that today's meeting is to examine whether metro stepped back from the brink of disaster.
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was again on the brink of disaster. now it is time for a check in. representative barbara comstock says that she supports metro's criminal investigation into the matter regarding the derailment, saying she looks forward to questioning officials at the subcommittee meeting. all we develop will be there along with the head of the ntsb. we will also be inside and it starts at 9:00 this morning. sam sweeney, back to you. autria the ntsb has wrapped up its first phase of the investigation into last month at least go bus crash. six students died and 20 others were hurt. the driver is charged with five counts of vehicular homicide, as well as charges of reckless endangerment, reckless start truck -- reckless driving, a six charge likely on the way. he declined an interview on
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jummy: happening now, firefighters to working to put up a hot spots remaining from the wildfires in tennessee. the death toll stands at 11. crews discovered the remains of even more people will searching the rubble right near the great smoky mountains. right now some people are still missing, including one mother and her two young children. as a vacuum it at residents begin to return to the area, many will find they have nothing to come back to. 700 larry? larry: to the trump transition, donald trump is back in new york city. he arrived in new york last night. in cincinnati kicked off his postelection thank you tour, saying that america is going to start winning again, a goodly -- bigley. trump: we are going to appoint a
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secretary of defense. but we are not announcing it until monday, so don't tell anybody. a mad dog. he's great. larry: trump plans to hold more rallies in battleground states that he won. autria: trump attempting to michigan. state officials will hear arguments from trump's attorneys. he won the state of michigan by over 10,000 votes and a recount is already underway in wisconsin. just a reminder that you can get back to those in need. larry: eileen whelan is there with details on how you can help.
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toys for tots wouldn't be in existence if it wasn't for the u.s. marines in we're joined by two or -- by two of them. both pyramid us to talk to us a little bit about the big event tomorrow. we are so excited to be partnering with you guys again. tell us a bit about just how many children you are going to be serving this christmas. >> we have about 50,000 children tomorrow from 10:00 to 3:00, hoping to get the name out there, the word out there to get more support. christmas is on a sunday this year. it's going to be at bit difficult to get people to come out. we need a lot of help this year. as a little saying on the christmas card stuff that we have to ensure that every child has a little bit of christmas. that program only works when the
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everybody's help. eileen: we will have so many of our abc 7 news channel 8 personalities. this is so fun. i was out here last year. you can feel the holiday cheer. you got the national harbor christmas tree behind us. a really fantastic event. you guys also have the boxes across the region as well? >> anywhere that you see a drop box, you put an unwrapped toy in th way back to us with the assistance of our local fire or police departments in the different counties here in the area. anywhere you see that, the is a toy that will get to us. eileen: we appreciate it, we hope to see you your tomorrow. these marines, this is all volunteer work. we want to thank you so much for helping to make a season much
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be out there tomorrow along with veronica, 11:00 to 3:00, bring the toy and meet many of us out there from wjla in news channel 8. autria: she looked cold out there. she was bundled up, but the wind was still blowing. veronica: anytime there is wind and -- wind in the area, it really gets to your bones. keep that in mind tomorrow. walking the dog today, shopping all over, traveling around the area, it is a green light and you have ago. some glare later today, dry conditions for shopping. talking with the right, if you are walking around today with sunshine and a low angle on the sun, try to walk on the sunny side of the street. 52 a drop off time, for the kids
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breezy, i know. lower for tomorrow, we've got to check out cumberland at 41. with the continuation of "good morning washington," i will be reporting on the local ski resorts in the area. moving from the parade of lights there tomorrow evening temperatures in the 30's. probably in the 20's each night in next week weekend, so it just gets colder. but the decorations up this weekend. julie: that's right, do it now before you freeze. especially in virginia you got problem's eastbound on 66. manassas we have a stalled tractor-trailer tying up the second lane from the left pushing eastbound from centreville and fair oaks.
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we have reports of a stalled truck. on the inner of the capital beltway pushing north, checking for a crash at this location, seeing delays building, sky track 7 above 270 coming southbound where the lanes are open and there are no accidents to report from rockville towards the lane divide. quickly, moving back to the maps, 301 in trouble with accident activity north of the split. remaining traffic watch in the next 10 minutes we will update your ride to the west. autria: all right, we have been waiting for this. kidd: a film following jacqueline kennedy, examining the legacy of her husband as the nation mourns his death. it is the four days after his death that this movie is shot, so it's not an entire biopic of
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held and we were on the red carpet. but things did not go so well for me, natalie portman completely avoided me, as you will see here in a moment on this video that i was taking on my cell phone. she showed up on the red carpet, she's very pregnant right now, absolutely beautiful, stunning, wearing high heels -- i was like -- my goodness. and then she walks right past me. scooting away from you. >> i was the first reporter in line to talk to her. all of those photographers next to me, she avoided me. the reason was -- i didn't have a camera because our photographer was stuck in the traffic that was shut down because of the lighting of the national christmas tree in she was late because of that traffic , so when they finally got her there they rushed her to the
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i was going to try to do the interview on my cell phone. autria: would you have done before. kidd: exactly. i had all of my questions for her that never got asked. i'm not one of those guys is like -- natalie, natalie, over here, it's abc. it's kidd o'shea. [laughter] my luck in hollywood has been bad all week. remember this rule earlier in the aniston with my eyes shut? i cannot mess this up, my interview with emma stone, because it's already done. the exclusive interview. now it's time for your 62nd express. >> wildfires in and around gatlinburg, tennessee. rescue crews: to burn down buildings. >> $1000 per month to all of the
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wrapping up its first phase in the investigation into last month's deadly school bus crash. you can see the driver right there, he has declined an interview. trump: we did have a lot of fun fighting hillary, didn't we? >> this is a check in after the worker weren't safe but they swept the issue under the rug. >> bringing the casino here, calling it a major gamble, they might be suffering -- shoveling
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?? good morning, america. president-elect trump shakes things up on his victory lap. makes a main ajouncement to the crowd. >> we are going to appoint mad dog mattis as our secretary of defense. >> as hillary clinton and donald overnight going head-to-head in a nasty post-election showdown. >> do you think i ran a campaign where white supremacists had a platform. >> it did. >> kellyanne conway joins us live this morning. wicked weather. the south reeling from that tornado outbreak and devastating wildfires. now new storms moving in. the urgent warning about rains and flooding in in the deep freeze on the way for millions.


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