Monthly Archives: September 2022

Meet the Team Commander of the CFB Esquimalt Medium Search and Rescue Team

Team Commander – Glenn Cooper. SLt Wilson Ho, The Musar team — The Medium Urban Search and Rescue (MUSAR) team from CFB Esquimalt completed their monthly training during the last week of August at the Emergency Response Training Operations Center, formerly known as of USAR Training Compound, near the Naval Officer Training Center (NOTC) Venture. This month, the team maintained ...

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Silly bizarre moment goes to FIRE before being executed by security at Laver Cup at O2 Arena

This is the bizarre moment an idiot got into FIRE at the Laver Cup. The shocking incident happened in a crowded O2 Arena on Friday. 3 One person set themselves on fire at the Laver CupCredit: EPA The person cried out in agony as incredible video footage and images showed his right arm engulfed in flames. The yob is believed ...

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On the ground in Puerto Rico with Maryland Task Force 1

FEMA’s Urban Search and Rescue Task Forces have been activated to assist citizens of the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico after Hurricane Fiona made landfall on Sunday as a Category 1 storm. The storm dumped nearly 30 inches of rain in 72 hours in parts of the country after making landfall on Puerto Rico’s far southwest coast near Punta Tocon. ...

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The author will discuss the 1952 Coast Guard rescues with a Fairhaven connection

FAIRHAVEN – The date was Feb. 18, 1952. The SouthCoast was battling a “blinding blizzard that left 8½ inches of snow and crippled transportation,” according to the following day’s issue of The standard times. “Hundreds of automobiles were stuck in deep snow, and snowdrifts and highways were covered in a hard layer of snow and ice, making driving dangerous,” reads ...

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Scottish player ratings as goals from John McGinn and Lyndon Dykes seal win over Ukraine to keep Nations League dream alive

THREE and easy. That’s in terms of goals and points for Scotland tonight – but not in ten. 2 Lyndon Dykes celebrates full time with his Scottish teammatesCredit: EPA 2 Kieran Tierney leads the full-time applause after a strong performance at left-backCredit: Kenny Ramsay Those were decent scores across the board for Steve Clarke’s men after a well-deserved 3-0 win ...

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Pets of the Week – Chicago Tribune

The Community Star prints information on adoptable pets weekly. Area shelters, rescues and foster groups can send contact information along with jpg photos of available pets – using Animals of the Week in the subject line – to Editor Paul Eisenberg at [email protected] Bella is a 2 year old female terrier who was abandoned when her owners could no longer ...

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A barrage of gunfire at an apartment complex in Birmingham leaves 1 dead, 1 injured and several cars, houses damaged

Gunfire erupted in an apartment complex in south Birmingham on Tuesday night, leaving one dead and another injured. Just before 10 p.m. Birmingham Police responded to multiple shots fired at Adona Apartments on Aspen Run Drive near Green Springs Highway. Officer Truman Fitzgerald said 911 received numerous calls about the shooting. Upon arrival, they found a wrecked vehicle in the ...

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Search and rescue calls increase in Multnomah County as officials search for new recruits

MULTNOMAH COUNTY Ore. (KPTV) – According to a news release from the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office, 2022 is considered one of the busiest for local search and rescue teams. Officials say it’s busier than any year since the Eagle Creek fire, adding that now his team of volunteers is looking for help. The office says that in 2022, MCSO responded ...

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Council could force entry into hundreds of homes over fire safety concerns

EAST Lothian council is set to force entry into hundreds of homes that have yet to install new fire alarm systems, six months after they came into effect. The council revealed it had lifted a ban on using forced entry to gain access to properties after failing to meet standards set by the Scottish Housing Regulator. Along with around 540 ...

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Marshall Hosts Candidates Forum – The Parthenon

Marshall University hosted several organizations at the student center on Tuesday, September 13 for an Applicants Forum. These organizations included the West Virginia Climate Alliance, Citizen Action Group, Environmental Council, League of Women Voters and Marshall University. Candidates from various Senate districts and delegates participated in the forum, which was open to the public. Those in attendance had the opportunity ...

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Van Hollen and Raskin ask the Navy to repair a dilapidated fire station at Naval Support Activity Bethesda

US Senator Chris Van Hollen is asking the Navy to pay for improvements to the fire station on the Bethesda Naval Support Activity campus, which has fallen into such disrepair that a firefighter has been seriously injured when it partially fell through the ground this summer. Van Hollen (D-Md.) held a brief press conference outside NSA Bethesda Monday, the base ...

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An elusive leopard keeps Diu residents and forestry staff on their toes

An elusive leopard has kept residents of the Union Territory of Diu and its forest department on their toes for the past 11 days as the big cat strayed into residential areas at night but disappeared during the day. . The forest department, with the help of Gujarat, has placed cages but the leopard still remains at large. The leopard ...

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The queen is dead. Is the monarchy next? – POLITICS

Press play to listen to this article OBAN, Scotland – In this corner of the Scottish coast, even the monarchists are no longer loyal to the cause. “You called me a royalist,” chided John, the owner of a local whiskey bar, as he poured local single malt into a jigger. ” It is very moving. People here don’t joke about ...

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CRA rescues 27 of more than 100 dogs hoarded from Virginia property

GALLATIN, Tenn. (WSMV) – 27 dogs in Virginia were rescued by the Animal Rescue Corps and taken to Gallatin on Saturday. The CRA said more than 100 dogs lived on property in Scott County, Virginia after the owner died, leaving the dogs with an uncertain future. As of Saturday, all the animals have been handed over to various rescue groups ...

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president of the Fair Oaks Volunteer Fire Company honored | news/fairfax

On September 13, Fair Oaks Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company (FOVFR) President Jonathan Wood received a special lifetime achievement award for 50 years of consecutive operational service at the Volunteer Fire and Rescue Services Awards at the Fairfax County Government Center. Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Chairman Jeff McKay (D), County Fire Chief John Butler and Volunteer Fire Commission Chairman ...

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Two planes crash in mid-air kills 3 in Colorado

Three people are believed to have died after two planes collided in Colorado on Saturday, KUSA first reported. The crash was first reported at 8:54 a.m. Saturday, the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office told the outlet. The planes were later identified as a Cessna 172 by the Federal Aviation Administration and as a Sonex Xenos by the National Transportation Safety Board, ...

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Two soldiers from Inverclyde accompany Queen on her last trip to Scotland

TWO members of the Inverclyde Armed Forces accompanied Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin on her final journey to Scotland. High-ranking Port Glasgow Private Scott Cox led the group of pallbearers, which included Greenock Private Ryan McAllister. Scott, an alumnus of Port Glasgow High School – who was decorated for his bravery saving lives in Afghanistan – was tasked with overseeing the ...

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Pastor-led group searches for missing migrants in border desert

IRONWOOD FOREST NATIONAL MONUMENT, Ariz. (AP) — After donning knee-high snake guards and bowing his head to invoke God’s protection, Óscar Andrade set out into a remote desert at dawn on a recent Sunday to search for a Honduran migrant missing since late July. The Tucson-based Pentecostal pastor bushwhacked for three hours in heat that exceeded 100 degrees (38 degrees ...

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RVAC will start billing insurance companies for all ambulance rides next year

The Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps will begin billing insurance companies for all ambulance rides next year in a bid to raise revenue to offset the rising cost of first aid supplies and hire more staff to answer calls. The new billing has the potential to raise up to $2.36 million per year, according to initial projections from RVAC’s billing company. ...

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Officers dare helicopter rescue of stranded couple during monsoon

By Sabrina SchnurLas Vegas Review-Journal LAS VEGAS — The Metropolitan Police Department’s Search and Rescue Unit rescued two people stranded in rough water early Wednesday morning. A man and woman called police at 1:14 a.m. from the shoulder of State Route 169 near Moapa, reporting rushing water up to their waists as they sat in their van. sergeant. Chris LeBlanc ...

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USDA APHIS | Researchers put the finishing touches on a biosecurity tool to help prevent and minimize future pandemics

Three veterinarians from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) recently traveled to the West Coast to gather feedback on a project funded under the $300 million provision of the American Rescue Plan Act to track and monitor SARS-CoV-2 in susceptible animals. During the visit, the team put the finishing touches on a biosecurity tool ...

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Scottish Services involved in the planning of the Trident convoy

The Ministry of Defense confirmed, in response to a question from an Alba MP, that Police Scotland Fire and Emergency Services had recent discussions about the security of convoys carrying Trident nuclear weapons circulating on the roads in Scotland. The information, rarely discussed but already well known, was revealed through an exchange of written parliamentary questions and answers. Kenny MacAskill, ...

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SOP issued for search and rescue operation to find ‘missing’ climbers

The East Kameng District Administration has issued a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for conducting the Search and Rescue (SAR) operation to trace the whereabouts of the “missing” climbers – Tapi Mra and his assistant Niku Dao. In a notification issued on Wednesday, East Kameng Deputy Commissioner (DC) and District Magistrate (DM) Abhishek Polumatia listed a six-point SOP to trace the ...

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Celtic fans under fire from anti-Royal banners as UEFA set to investigate Rangers

Celtic fans have come under fire after unfurling an anti-royal banner, while fellow Scottish side Rangers defied European football authorities by playing ‘God Save The King’ ahead of their Champions League games. Celtic drew with Shakhtar Donetsk 1-1, but most of the attention surrounding the game came in the stands. READ MORE: Latrell change roosters didn’t recognize READ MORE: Important ...

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Mission Fire Rescue Service set to open citywide on October 2 for Fire Prevention Week

Mission, BC—After two years of virtual Fire Prevention Week programming, Mission Fire Rescue Service is pleased to invite the community to meet with its staff and the Emergency Assistance Services team at locations across the city to the Fire Safety Grand Tour event on Sunday, October 2. “It’s been over two years since we’ve been able to hold our Fire ...

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Germany has sold its remaining shares and Lufthansa is once again fully private

The Economic Stabilization Fund of the Federal Republic of Germany (WSF) has sold its remaining shares in Deutsche Lufthansa AG, completing the airline bailout that was implemented in 2020 at the height of the COVID pandemic crisis. -19. At that time, the State had acquired 20% of the capital of Lufthansa for 306 million euros on the condition of divesting ...

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Everything is ready to fight against the floods

PETALING JAYA: A total of 28,338 firefighters will be on call for floods during the northeast monsoon in Malaysia later this year, the fire and rescue service said. The director of its operations and rescue division, Datuk Nor Hisham Mohammad, said these included 12,718 department staff, as well as 2,061 auxiliaries and 13,559 volunteers. “Separately, we also have 4,147 personnel ...

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Canadian Coast Guard welcomes CCGS Shediac Bay to service

DARTMOUTH, NS, September 13, 2022 /CNW/ – The Canadian Coast Guard plays a vital role in ensuring the safety of mariners and the protection of from Canada marine environment. That’s why providing members of the Canadian Coast Guard with the ships they need to continue providing these essential services to Canadians under the National Shipbuilding Strategy is a priority for ...

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Malaysians brace for end-of-year flood

September 13, 2022 KUALA LUMPUR – The terrible floods that ravaged the Klang Valley last December are still fresh in everyone’s memory and the rescue teams are leaving nothing to chance with the forecast of bad weather to come. While the Malaysian Meteorological Department (MetMalaysia) predicted heavy rain during the northeast monsoon season later this year, these groups said they ...

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Parts of Loudoun are cut off from fire departments by bridge weight limits

Firefighting vehicles cannot reach parts of Loudoun without violating weight limits posted on bridges, and other areas could see firefighters having to take longer alternative routes, the Combined Rescue Service has warned. and Loudoun County Fire Department. The issue arose after a Loudoun County deputy stopped a Philomont tanker. According to an Aug. 24 memo to the board of supervisors, ...

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Car burned in Inverness Street horror attack as cops launch investigation

A car has been set on fire in a horror attack outside an apartment block on a Scottish street. The vehicle was set on fire on Benula Road, Inverness, in the early hours of the morning. 5 The car was set on fire in the early morning1 credit 5 The car was engulfed in flames outside flats in Inverness1 credit ...

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High-level meeting on Monday to tackle the threat of stray dogs

Minister says ABC centers will be opened in 152 local body blocks to reduce stray dog ​​population Minister says ABC centers will be opened in 152 local body blocks to reduce stray dog ​​population The spiral of stray dog ​​attacks and troubling questions about the effectiveness of the locally administered rabies vaccine forced the Kerala government to convene an urgent ...

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Hood River Crag Rats hit record number of 2022 rescues

The Hood River Crag Rats are an all-volunteer, donation-funded search and rescue team. In 2022, they responded to over 50 calls near Mount Hood and in the gorge. MOUNT HOOD, Oregon – Perched at 6,000 feet, Cloud Cap Inn sits at the base of the north side of Mount Hood. The historic building was once owned by the US Forest ...

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The CT Fire & Rescue team in Luxembourg will participate in the World Rescue Challenge

Cape Town’s team of extrication specialists within the Fire and Rescue Service compete against 71 other international teams in the World Rescue Challenge. CAPE TOWN – Emergency crews and first responders are the real unsung heroes in any emergency. Specialized extraction teams are often called upon to help free victims from life-threatening scenes. During the last financial year, the Cape ...

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Red Hot Highland Fling for Inverness Hogmanay set to return

Click here to sign up for our curated newsletters! New Years Red Hot Highland Fling 2019-20..Fireworks..Photo: James MacKenzie. Inverness’ hugely popular Red Hot Highland Fling is set to make a comeback this Hogmanay for the first time since the pandemic. Multi-award winning Scottish supergroup Mànran have been slated as a possible headliner for the event – usually staged at the ...

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Commission takes over Austin’s code regarding animal abortions during sterilization procedures

AUSTIN (KXAN) – Should the city of Austin rescind a 2019 section of the city code that prohibits the Austin City Shelter from neutering a visibly pregnant animal (unless medically necessary) until relief groups had a chance to intervene? This is something the Austin Animal Advisory Board recently considered. “I work very hard and have taken extreme measures of which ...

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4 Bengal trekkers missing in Kullu

Four West Bengal trekkers on an expedition to Mount Ali Ratni Tibba (5,458m) in Kullu district have been missing since September 7, officials said on Friday. The missing hikers are Abhijit Banik, 43; Chinmoy Mondal, 43; Dibash Das, 37; and Binoy Das, 31. National Disaster Management Authority (SDMA) director Sudesh Kumar Mokhta said a cook and two expedition members had ...

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‘Exceptional’ year for Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service as it paves the way for innovative new technology

In its annual report released this week, the LFRS said it had: – attended to 19,000 emergency incidents (a 10% increase over the previous year) – performed over 17,600 residential fire safety checks (a 30% increase) – educated 66,141 children and young people on incident prevention (an increase of 213%) – recruited 50 on-call firefighters In addition to the more ...

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Tico the manatee rescued after epic 2,500 mile journey

A manatee in Brazil. Beautiful Flower /iStock/Getty Images Plus Why you can trust us Founded in 2005 as an Ohio-based environmental journal, EcoWatch is a digital platform dedicated to publishing quality scientific content about environmental problems, causes and solutions. Almost two months after a manatee named Tico was released from a rehabilitation center and made his way through deep ocean ...

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‘Now it’s our turn to take care of this building’: Chicago’s oldest charity steps up to help its heritage home

CHICAGO (SCS) — The Chicago Fire. Civil war. The COVID-19 pandemic. Illinois’ oldest charity survived it all. Morning Insider Lauren Victory takes us through the latest battle for Chicago Scots: raising money for much-needed renovations. The ‘Scottish Home’ is nestled between the trees of North Riverside and although the building is thousands of miles from the homeland, honoring Scottish culture ...

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Firefighters visit Oak Mall after fearing emergency doors

FIRE Chiefs visited the Oak Mall following shoppers’ concerns that the fire escape doors were ‘closed’. Worried shoppers have raised the alarm after ‘ties’ were seen attached to some of the fire doors at the West Blackhall Street entrance to the centre. Images shared with the Telegraph by locals showed off a pair of Oak Mall fire doors with what ...

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SAC, others do not make the final cut of the ARPA fund

September 02, 2022 Two schools of thought regarding downtown Mount Airy – a need to plan for the future versus a sense of “leaving Main Street alone” – collided head-on during a heated public hearing Thursday night. And after listening to more than an hour from 18 speakers – those most opposed or skeptical of an update to the downtown ...

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Fire services report a wave of fires in Bidston Hill

EMERGENCY services were called to eight separate incidents in and around Bidston Hill last week. In one week from August 30, the Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service reported eight incidents involving fires set in grassland and gorse. Since the spate of fires, Merseyside Police said they have stepped up patrols in the area. A Merseyside Police spokesperson said: “Officers are ...

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Randolph Central School Inducts Five into Wall of Fame | News, Sports, Jobs

5 community members who have been inducted into the Hall of Fame by Randolph Central School. RANDOLPH – Randolph Central School has chosen five new community members to induct into its Wall of Fame. The Randolph Wall of Fame honors graduates who have distinguished themselves or made an impact in certain fields. This includes civic affairs, ...

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Gareth Southgate watches Tammy Abraham shoot blank as Jose Mourinho’s Roma beat at Udinese

GARETH SOUTHGATE has refused to watch Manchester United v Arsenal to fly to Italy for Roma’s trip to Udinese. The England boss was in the stands to watch Tammy Abraham in action for Jose Mourinho’s side. 3 Gareth Southgate flew to Italy to see Tammy Abraham in actionCredit: BT SPORT 3 Abraham failed to attract attention before being substituted in ...

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Nigeria will recover under my husband

Peoples’ Democratic Party presidential candidate Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has pledged to give 40% of his ministerial positions to women and youth if elected in the 2023 elections. While stressing the importance of women and youth in national development, he expressed concern about the high cost of living in Nigeria, blaming it on the failure of the All Progressives Congress federal ...

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5 climbers die in the fall on Kamchatka’s Klyuchevskaya volcano »Explorersweb

Five climbers died in a fall over 4,754 m Klyuchevskaya Sopka. Located in Kamchatka, Russia, it is the highest active volcano in Eurasia. The accident happened during a summit push at around 4,200m. The victims were part of a team of 10 men and 2 women, including two guides. Many details remain unclear. A source said the accident happened on ...

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Frontline Workers Recognized on National Service Day

National Service Day is marked by a number of parades across the country to recognize the work of frontline personnel in emergency, health, safety and volunteer services. Parades involving the gardaí, the National Ambulance Service, the fire brigade, the Coast Guard, civil defense teams, the Red Cross, the Order of Malta, a number of mountain rescue teams and cliff, as ...

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Vauxhall Astra fire destroys car near Queenslie, Glasgow Scotland

Catherine McAffrey, 33, claims the brakes stopped working in the Vauxhall when she, her brother and son were traveling on the M8 in Queenslie, Glasgow. The hood of the car caught fire, forcing the family to abandon the vehicle and drive to safety. Catherine, who lives in Easterhouse, said Glasgow Live: “I was coming off the freeway and I went ...

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WHO are you calling Goalie? How Hawthorn Woods neighbors and workers freed an owl from a football net

A great horned owl tangled in a football net was rescued on Friday morning by residents of Hawthorn Woods, village gardeners and a dog with a good sense of smell. Lauren Vondrasek left her home in Hawthorn Woods around 6:30 a.m. to walk her Goldendoodle named Roo. Usually a creature of habit, Roo led Vondrasek off their normal route to ...

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Southern Utah Ladies Society raises over $10,000 for local animal rescue team – St George News

ST. GEORGE- Last week, August 25, luxurious gift baskets spread across the tables of the Hilton Garden Inn’s convention halls, with some baskets displaying price estimates of $500 for valuable goods. Adults young and old laughed and entered the event wearing cat earrings and puppy shirts. An event attendee looks at raffle gift baskets, St. George, Utah, August 25, 2022 ...

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