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he wrong person but that teenager is home now investigators are looking into whether he was connected in some way. it's been nearly five months since rayshawn williams was stabbed to death in the mission district. now, the main suspect has been released from a juvenile detention center the district attorney dropped charges against the teenager and former class mate of the victim today. >> have you to look at every piece of evidence. what people will be able to testify in court, forensic evidence you have to see what occurred in a case. >> but the public defender says surveillance video was the key the victim is in a yellow circle. a male in dark clothing in a red one. another seen running from a corner store. this shot gives a clearer picture of the teens there. >> when our investigator was
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toibl get video from another location showing that the clothing of the person that committed this clothing was not worn by our client. >> he is now free to go. >> our client is relieved the family has been through a nightmare. >> the nightmare continues for the family. the athlete and student. loved ones will have to wait for justice hitachi seems confident there is a video of the crime, there is no one in custody for the murder. >> now two people are dead after a shoot out in san francisco today. it happened this afternoon at
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ingalss street. we believe one person died at the scene. two injured people showed up at the old clam house restaurant looking for help. sky 7 shows holes in the vehicle. you can see that there. you can see one person in that car died. abc7 >> police were out issuing speeding tickets on a road where a jogger was killed by suspected street racers the 18-year-old and 23-year-old face charges of vehicular manslaughter and reckless driving. police say they were going about 70 miles per hour on yerba buena road a 24-year-old was jogging there. one car hit her and pinned her against a tree.
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police are dropping off candles and flowers. the family is just devastated. >> she didn't deserve this. she just went out for a jog. >> for those two guys that did this i hope you go to sleep knowing you killed an innocent person. but you'll pay for your family as well. >> the road has no stop lights. today, police gave out seven speeding tickets in a half hour. >> a disgraced now former patrol officer accepted a plea deal admitting to stealing racy smart phone pictures from two women he had arrested. laura? >> the former officer acknowledged the pain caused his family, and his former colleagues and to some extent the victim. >> i apologize to officers and
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two women involved. >> he admitted to stealing racy photos of two women and he says he'll work on regaining of the trust of those he betrayed >> this cost me a career on the chp. i was good at and made family and friends proud of me. i hope i can work to prove myself and rebuild the sense of pride again. >> the 35-year-old admits he stole semi nude photos from cell phones of two arrestees. and passed those on to at least two other chp officers with this plea he was sentenced to three years probation but no jail time. his attorney doubts he can work in law enforcement again. >> if prohibitions were lifted
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legally, i don't think law enforcement agencies want to employ him because of the conduct that is an issue here. >> harrington must attend and participate as a speaker in community violence solutions class. >> this includes not only having to educate himself but others about the crime he committed which is a better sentence. >> an attorney for one of his victims thinking the sentence is appropriate. >> there is no amount of custody time that can undo damage that he inflicted upon these women. >> harrington was charged in two cases where prosecutors say he admitted stealing photos in two years >> a car fire broke out on southbound 880 this afternoon. you can see flames shooting out of the car. it happened between the authorititon and maury avenue
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exits on 880. it's not clear whether anyone was hurt. in walnut creek a driver going the wrong way on a busy street hit three cars this was the result. it happened on south maine near newhall. >> a elementary schoolteacher was found guilty of inappropriately touching male students. the 46-year-old was charged originally with 100 counts of molestation. today, after a second trial, martin was convicted on 19 counts and a jury leaning toward guilt on five others. a brazen robbery in san francisco this morning. thieves drove their car into the wells fargo museum. in the city's financial district, stole gold nuggets and escaped.
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vic lee has been tracking down how much loot they got away with is worth. >> it wasn't the biggest heist. no. it wasn't "ocean's 11". >> it was just as brazen. >> happening after 2:30. crashed into the doors. the three got out held a security guard at gun point and made off with gold nuggets from a case. they escaped in a car and vanished. this is a fifth robbery since november. among them, a robbery of a patagonia store. the crooks backed a u haul from a store, stealing pricey goods. in november, thieves crashed into a chanel boutique and made off with designer hand bags.
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one of the first of the crash and grabs occurred two years ago in a jewelry store in walnut creek. this time, the thieves may have thought they got nuggets. >> these represented the gold rush era. these are not the actual ones. >> gold is still gold it's steling just under $1300 per ounce. their take is $5,000 to $15,000 >> they're used in jewelry, and in uniqueness. so they're just cool. >> the value may go up to $50,000 or more.
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>> apple yell says the plus sized iphones helped smash it's own sales records over the holidays. and says it sold iphone 6s with larger screens apple resisted making for many years. driving revenue to $74 billion far more than anyone predicted. sales down 22% but a research firm said it's now the number one in china which is a huge market. tim cook says the i watch will go on sale in april >> the federal trade commission cleared the way for merger of safeway chain was albertson's the deal struck ten months ago. in 130 communities two are now competitors.
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the fcc gave approval after the companies agreed to sell 158 stores including 55 albert son's in northern california. they'll be taken over by a small grocery store chain based in portland, oregon which plans to keep employees at all stores they're buying. >> that is good news still to come here the tax that is due for renting out your home the new air b and b law. why some are out to rewrite it. >> after sprinkles we're back into a dry, mild pattern. how long that will last in the accu-weather forecast coming up. >> a man ships a box of perisimmons priority mail but is that wise? what happened to the fruit. >> and a big thank you tonight from the police dog whose life
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a heated debate between housing activists and proort are property owners a new san francisco law is about to take affect that for the first time regulates the growing rental business. the city supervisor wants to put it on hold. >> kippa had more than a thousand advisors from around the world rent rooms in they are home and now she'll have to
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register in person to comply with the so called air b and b law, she'll need to get a business license, offer proof she lives in her house most of the year has half a million in liability insurance and other documentation. >> the host is there it's not taking housing from san francisco. it's not turning multi unit buildings, or that kind of thing. the >> supervisor campos authored an amendment putting it on hold and says air b and b needs to pony up $25 million in back taxes. >> every business needs to know you have to pay your taxes in this case, air b and b has been given the red carpet and says you don't have to play by
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the rules. >> saying quote they're engaged in a formal process regarding back taxes and eager to discuss a resolution. like thousands of building permits, city officials are now preparing for a prrn, nearly a hundred hosts that called to make appointments with the planning department. >> there is going to be some learning curve for both public and this department. we're going to look at materials. >> in an fran abc7 news >> the health department reported its new flu death of the season. a person under age 65 who had not been vaccinateed. you can stay home from work or
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school, cough or sneeze into your elbow or sleeve and wash hands thoroughly and often. >> more than a dozen cal doctors in white coats picketed today taking part in a one-day strike involving 120 physicians at all ten university of california student centers the doctors asking for better staffing for students. this is the first strike in the united states in the last quarter century. it's rare. >> if you use highway 116 to petaluma, you might want to go another way for three nights. the eastbound closure starts at 10:00 p.m . westbound starts at 11:00 p.m . and both should reopen by 5:00
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a.m . you want to tune in to morning news just to be sure. >> yes. >> a great up lifting story here. up port for a police dog in need of cancer treatment. we told you about the officer yesterday. his handlers set up a web site to pay for his 19 week course of chemotherapy costing $10,000. donations have surpass that had goal now nearly $15,000 and is improving and should be cheered to go back to work starting tomorrow. >> and pulling for frank. >> smart dog. >> yes. >> how about the weather forecast? >> well we had moisture
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today. >> clouds around now and some spots and pockets of moisture and nothing reportedly hitting the ground at the moment. here is a live view looking at a dramatic site. you can see clouds in the distance and areas of clearing. this pattern gets milder as the weekend approaches. low pressure system that is departed and taking clouds and moisture with it. this is our forecast animation overnight. going to be a lovely die.
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we have a long range animation shows our next chance of rain probably won't materialize so overnight, partly cloudy skies. an area of fog that is there for a while now. most of the bay area will not have a fog to contend within the morning low temperatures into mid to upper 40s to around 50 in san francisco. and about 65 in many locations from redwood city down to mountain view. 63 in downtown san francisco tomorrow. across the board 64 in sonoma. mid to upper six owe 0s on the east bay. 66 in union city. inland east bay will have highs
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in the mid-60s. and here is the accu-weather forecast. we've got a ton of pleasant weather coming our way. and inland, mid to upper 60s on the coast. and it's lovely. would be nice to see rain. just don't see them in the next 7 to 10 days. >> coming up next a long awaited headline from yahoo. >> what when the flu hits, it's a really big deal. the aches. the chills. the fever. an even bigger deal? everything you miss out on... family pizza night. the big game. or date night. why lose out to the flu any longer than you have to? prescription tamiflu can help you get better 1.3 days faster. that's 30% sooner. call your doctor right away. and attack the flu virus at its source with prescription tamiflu. tamiflu is fda approved to treat the flu in people 2 weeks and older whose flu symptoms started
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tonight's money matters a multi million dollar tax dodge. that 15% share is worth about $39 billion, far more than the value of yahoo. dow jones falling almost 300 points. most at the opening bell. the slide was blamed on poor results from microsoft, proctor and gamble and cater pillar. >> facebook taking the blame for an outage that prevented people from logging on last night on four continents. the hackers tried to claim responsible, facebook said it
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was their own fault not a third party attack. the outage took out instagram and tender a dating app. this after word saying it was awful, i put my phone down and talked to someone, face-to-face >> a dispatcher says five people called 911 about the outage. that is of course for emergencies only. >> this could be a record. recruiters looking to fill 1200 openings tomorrow, will be on that laurelwood road from noon until 4:00 p.m . >> there is more still to come tonight. just ahead an attitude adjustment in the mormon church. why leaders are suddenly rethinking their policy on
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homosexuality. >> the forecast that struck fear throughout the night east and why weather service is now apologizing for it >> the future of bit coin. it's plummeting in value but only if
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mormon church announced it will support lgbt rights but does not mean it actually condones gay and lesbian relationships? >> the mormon church says america has become too polarized. advocates on one side and religious freedoms on another. it's time they say to find a balance. in a new conference out of salt lake city, leaders said the church will go against any type of discrimination. as long as stronger laws are passed to protect rights of religious groups.
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>> the church represents fairness for all and preserves religious freedoms. at the same time. >> it's not clear how to present this in washington the church is one of several religious organizations to complain about religious freedom coming under attack in recent years. >> latter day saints physician who objects to performing abortions or artificial insemination for a lesbian couple should not be forced against his or her conscience to do so. >> they made it clear that they're opposed to homosexuality and gay marriages. still, lgbt leaders say it's a step in the right direction. >> it's a step forward and applaud the mormon church for taking this stand. >> now one of the largest religious organizations in the nation to support these laws.
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in oakland abc7 news. >> a monstrous blizzard supposed to hit new york didn't. and one meteorologist is apologizing. pefrments predicted the storm would bury new york and new jersey with up to three feet of snow. schools and airports but closed but the area ended up getting less than a foot of snow. another story in boston the storm there left two feet of snow. and tens of thousands left without power, one meteorologist tweeted this. my deepest apologies to many key decision makers. you made tough decisions expecting us to get it right and didn't. and closures cost a billion dollars in lost sales >> the storm prompted 5,000 flight cancellations. at san francisco international airport, 89 fleets cancelled, own one flight cancelled in oakland nochlt flights affected
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at san jose international airport the flight data told a story this morning. look at that. one traveller had to sleep at the airport. >> got cancelled and i got stuck here. i've been here since 12:00 yesterday. >> no eateda if you're going to be able to get on a plane? >> no. >> flights are slow. most airlines are flying through jfk. there is some service to newark and philadelphia. >> police are telling us if you see something, say something. that is just what happened and catching criminals in the act doesn't guarantee they will respond. >> look at this surveillance video. do you recognize that suv?
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you're about to watch a smash and grab yesterday. hardly worth reporting which might be why it is worth reporting. >> i went back to the car and saw ash in my seat. >> she found open diamonds next to her car in the parking lot she lost $800 worth of cell phones from a bag in the car in a lot surrounded by warning signs and cameras >> so here is the vehicle pulling into the parking lot. >> the co-worker looks for video and here it is. watch how the thief shields himself breaking into the car. but 24 hours later, maricella wonders where were the police? >> i'm surprised that i haven't heard anything >> the oakland police department
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was busy with a fatal shooting at 35th avenue. that is no excuse as to the department spokesperson. >> we're responding to a crime against a person that will take priority over crime. so if you have been a victim of a property crime, we need you to report it. if we can collect video evidence to put it together to make an arrest we'll do it. >> good news air bystander found her bag and returned it to her, complete with yesterday's snacks. from oakland, wayne freedman abc7 news. >> the president met with the new king of saudi arabia today during a brief visit, meeting with king solomon to offer condolences of the king abdullah. they talk about the rebillion in
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yemen. the president said free speech is important. >> these are some of the few remaining survivors of the nazi concentration camp in auschwitz poleland. most of the people inin tendance today were in their 90s. >> the digital currency bit coin was the topic today the value continues to fall against the dollar. as abc7 news explains the talk was less about currency more about the industry that sprung up around it. >> last year in a summit this atm offered to cash dollars in for bit coins at a rate of over $500 a piece today, it's selling for half that. >> what do we take from the plummeting value? >> nothing. >> that is tim o'riley, which
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put on this year's bit coin summit. >> people keep pricing to victories there is a collection online. you can see how many times bit coin has died. unfortunately for these writers bit coin continues to not die. >> o'riley explained y >> this is a chart showing volume in bit coin. and that should be getting everybody's attention. >> and about the coin's new role is replace the middle man. someone has to deal with the currency exchange in person or through a bank that charges a fee. it costs almost nothing to convert. so a bevy of start ups want to use it. >> they get their fee. for some greatest and an
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innovation called block change could make counterfeiting a thing of the past. >> i have given you $100 and you turn it into a thousand dollars because we've got a ledger that shows they happened that we've agreed to. >> it's public but anonymous only you have the digital key to prove it is yours. it can replace everything from car registration to real estate fees >> imagine if a software company can replace software in the world with an app? oh, wait that already happened. >> it was skype, by the way. it could happen again. >> stay with us. just ahead, improving heart
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for thousands of heart patients a stent can be a life safer. >> tonight cheryl jennings reports researchers believe they've come up with a way to make death much safer.
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>> this cyclist kept himself in top shape. eight years ago he suffered a heart attack. >> one of the people decemberent to the paramedics. >> it was coated with a drug to prevent the device from causing damage all seemed well until a year and a half ago. >> second heart attack occurred at the first stent is. >> many must take researchers in stanford are on the trail of a more effective drug that could make them safer. >> he wanted to look for a specific drug. hopefully not damaging the laning of the blood vessel.
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>> searching through studies and maybe a compound that would work. they program computers to do it. >> so they look for genes >> that search hit pay dirt with a gene known to play a role in tumor development. that also seemed active in stent disease what. is more, their research reveals an inexpensive cancer drug that can target it. >> the team believes with further research it can make stents safer and could possibly free patients for the need for blood thinners. >> they're trying to do whatever
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they can to make sure that people in stents don't have second heart attacks. >> up next a local man claims something is rotten at the post office. >> the fruit he ♪ at kaiser permanente everything you need is under one roof. another way care and coverage together makes life easier. okay, a little easier. become a member of kaiser permanente. because together, we thrive. ♪
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as you know it can be risky to put something fragile but what about something that can rot? >> one shipment you did not quite make it. >> yes. >> this is a little off i'm going to start with that. it provides the good lesson through priority mail. this man got upset when a shipment of fruits got held up in the bay. >> you would never know to look at it now. it will soon bloom.
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the tree looks bare and lifeless in bint winter but in summer will burst with fresh fruits. >> my fruits are juicey and sweet. >> each summer he ships them to his daughter in law in south carolina. >> she loves them. >> the post office can deliver it in three days. saying fruit will last in a box box and work for years. however, not this time. a week later they arrived. it wasn't pleasant. >> juice was seeping out of the box. >> the family had to throw out the rotted fruit. he was fiffed. he paid for fast delivery but
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didn't get it. >> what is the use of offering it? >> he filed a claim saying he deserves a refund and officials refuse. >> it's a possibility. >> he contacted 7 on your side we checked out the official rule book that says the postal service will not pay claims when perishable contents freeze or melt. which it did in this case. and will pay foremost losses resulting from the delay of the mail. which also happened here. roland still thinks it's unfair. next time the tree blooms the fruit is going priority mail anyway. because it's still a good deal. >> yes. cheaper than ups and fed-ex.
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>> now priority mail should should arrive within three days but it's not guaranteed. and to see the report online go to abc7 news.com and click on the sections tab. select 7 on your side. >> checking in with spencer now to see about the forecast. >> yes. well, things are looking good. we've got mainly, well partly cloudy skies now as you can see. more clearing with high clouds passing through and look for sunny skies as well with mild conditions in the northern two thirds of the state and warm down south. mild in the bay area. no precipitation tomorrow since we didn't have much today, either. here is the accu-weather
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forecast. another mild spell expected saturday. high temperatures reaching about 70 degrees like last weekend. >> should be saying thank you. thank you. and now saying darn here darn. >> i know. >> media circus with a push in terms of hype is under way. >> i'm only here so i don't get fined. >> that is very good. >> nothing like media day. that is almost making you want to break out in
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there is nothing like super bowl media day in any sport. you get asked game related questions. here is a sample with all eyes on marshon lynch. >> you can sit here and ask me all the questions you want to. i'm going to answer with the w.the same answer. you can shoot if you please. i'm here so i won't get fined.
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>> what stuffed animals do i like? i like a puppet you can kind of put your fingers in. it's a monkey. he can talk and move and nod. and talk back to you. >> i'm not getting paid for these days. my job is to catch balls enjoy the balls. >> i'm just here so i won't get fined. >> we've got a lot of good-looking guys on our team. single girls out there there are good choices on the team >> you're still here because of what? >> so i don't get fined. >> i love dancing. >> there is no question richard sherman is the best dancer. >> yes. >> i'm just here so i won't get fined. >> now we know why he is there.
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if you're a sports fan it's scottsdale after media day. now, tiger woods will begin his season here getting into practice round today super bowl on his mind this week. >> he replied. >> i would like to that is the plan. and we just -- something on up take. >> that would be the draft picks fellow golfer held a press conference today in regards to the bizarre incident he supposedly went through in hawaii. claims he was drugged mugged robbed and dropped off in a park. he said a homeless woman helped him after being dumped out of a truck of a car by a mugger.
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now reports are surfacing that night. >> as i said from 11:06 to 1:27 a.m very no memory in my brain. i can't tell you how frustrating that is. because we all want to know the truth. >> they have avoided arbitration agreeing to a one-year deal. the 28-year-old hit 246 with ten and rbi with 69. his biggest hit of the season was this grand slam against a wild card game. they kick started the third title in the past five years. andy murray moves into semis and knocks out 19-year-old nick
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ferios in straight sets. he will face in the semi finals this sports report has been brought to you by bank of the west. and one of the things we did is got a former quarterback in i switched games. >> so we had fun in the week. >> thank you. >> yes. >> join me tonight at 9:00. the ad just pulled from the super bowl and why it is sound so offensive at 9:00. a shocking attack and a swimmer accused of sexual assaulting an unconscious co-ed. >> our prime time tonight begins
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with shark tank and stay with us for abc7 news at 11:00. all programming is available on the smart phone or computer. go to watch abc.com or down load the app from your app store. >> that is going to do it for this edition of abc7 news our coverage continues on twitter at abc7 news bay area. >> remember it's here so she does not get fined. >> from all of us we appreciate your
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this is "jeopardy!" let's meet today's contestants -- a management consultant from boston, massachusetts... a teacher from san antonio texas... and our returning champion -- a retired homemaker from greenwich, connecticut... ...whose 1-day cash winnings total... and now here is the host of "jeopardy!" -- alex trebek! thank you, johnny. hi, everyone. what a marvelous debut for christine on yesterday's program -- 27,401 bucks. all right, jennifer and brian, you know you've got your work cut out for you if you want to
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replace her as champion. but good luck. here we go. the jeopardy! round, as always, comes first and today it has these categories... each correct response beginning with the letter "e." that's followed by... identify it for me. each response will be a word that can be found in the particular science we refer to. and finally we have this for you... the titan missile. perhaps the mightiest weapon of the cold war. we're fortunate it was never used. all right, christine you go first. let's try disney's 7 dwarfs for $400. christine. who is sneezy? yes. disney, $200. christine. who is bashful? bashful is right. disney, $600.

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