Eastside Co-op Preschool Moving To McKenny Elementary, Seeking Community Support

first_imgFacebook0Tweet0Pin0 Submitted by Eastside Cooperative PreschoolThe Eastside Cooperative Preschool is seeking alumni and community volunteers to help with our upcoming move to McKenny Elementary this summer.  We are moving from our current location at 1412 Boulevard Rd SE, where the school has been located for 20 years, so that the Olympia School District can begin construction on the new Olympia Regional Learning Academy facility.We are holding a General Membership and community volunteer meeting on April 30, 2013 at 7pm at our current location to coordinate the move.  Moving equipment and resources will also be needed as well as ideas, ingenuity, and planning.  Of huge concern is what to do with our building, which will need to be moved off the property, either whole or demolished and salvaged.  Any resources or financial support is appreciated!For more information or if you would like to offer services or ideas and cannot come to the meeting on April 30, please contact our school via e-mail: ecpmembershipchair@gmail.com.last_img read more

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NZ vs IND 1st ODI Review: A stunning century from Ross Taylor gets New…

first_imgImage Courtesy: photosport.nz/GettyAdvertisement p71NBA Finals | Brooklyn VsdjhivWingsuit rodeo📽Sindre E5w( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) 5cl88Would you ever consider trying this?😱agsiCan your students do this? 🌚8cjb4pliRoller skating! Powered by Firework After a disappointing performance and whitewash by Team India in the T20 series, New Zealand has made a strong statement with a brilliant win in the first match of the One Day International series, as Ross Taylor put up a marvellous century. With four wickets in hand, the Kiwis comfortably reached the target set by India in the 49th over, securing an early 1-0 lead in the four match ODI series.Advertisement Image Courtesy: photosport.nz/GettyChasing a target of 348, Ross Taylor was the star of the show with his stunning 109-not out knock that earned New Zealand a swift victory in the first ODI today at the Seddon Park cricket ground.With the skipper Kane Williamson not starting, Tom Latham had taken the charge of the Black Caps squad. Winning the toss and opting to field first, it was India’s turn to put up a hefty target for the hosts.Advertisement While ODI debutant Mayank Agarwal and returning Prithvi Shaw were moderate in the beginning, it was the trio of captain Kohli, Shreyas Iyer and KL Rahul that got Men in Blue the pace.Virat Kohli scored his 58th ODI half century, while Shreyas Iyer achieved his first ODI century. The skipper scored 51 runs from 63 balls, while Iyer smashed his 103-off-107 with eleven fours and one six.Advertisement KL Rahul, who has been in tremendous form as India’s opener in the recent T20s, came down to fifth place in the batting order, but pulled the visitors to a total of 347, while keeping his strike at an impressive 64-ball-88, including three boundaries and six over boundaries.Tim Southee picked up two wickets, while Ish Sodhi and Colin de Grandhomme each had a single.Starting the chase alongside Martin Guptill, Henry Nicholls kicked things off for NZ with a stunning knock of 78. While wicket keeping captain Latham impressed with a 48-ball-69, it was the superstar Kiwis run machine Ross Taylor who stole the show.After a mediocre T20 series, Taylor showed his true form today as he put up a swashbuckling 109 runs from 84 balls, with ten fours and four sixes. His 21st ODI century came off just 73 balls, as the 35 year old Kiwis veteran kept his strike till the end of the chase.Kuldeep Yadav picked up two wickets for India, while Mohammed Shami and Shardul Thakur both picked one each.The second ODI is on this Saturday at Eden Park Stadium.Also read-Read Shoaib Akhtar’s hilarious rant about New Zealand after the Kiwis are whitewashed by IndiaIndia U19 march on to finals after defeating Pakistan by 10 Wickets Advertisementlast_img read more

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Hicks a double winner at Meteor Mines Hill Climb

first_imgCam Hicks of Slocan City came away as the big winner at the Meteor Mines Snowmobile Hill Climb Sunday.Hicks won the 800 stock category along with the turbo class title. Chris Hoodicoff of Crescent Valley claimed the top prize in the 800 modified division.In the newly created ladies class, Castlegar’s Amy Enns was declared the winner.“It was a great turnout,” said a race spokes person. “No one was hurt racing or hillclimbing and we hope to see everyone out again next year.”The Sno Goers donated a portion of the proceeds to the Nelson Friends of the Family charity.last_img read more

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Kootenay Ice open Major Midget season Saturday in Nelson

first_imgThe Ice, coached by Mario DiBella, host the North Island Silvertips beginning Saturday at 2 p.m.The two teams are back in action Sunday at 9:15 a.m. at the NDCC Arena.The Ice consist of players from throughout the Kootenays, including five players — Austin Tambellini, Justin Post, Brandon Sookro, Sam Weber and Nolan Percival.Other players include Kyle Hope and Jeremy Lucchini of Trail, Lucas Peters of Midway, Ryan Neil of Fruitvale and Greyson Reitmeier of Nakusp.The Ice finished last season with a 5-31-4 record for 10th in league standings.North Island finished seventh last season at 18-18-4. Major Midget hockey is back.The Kootenay Ice take to the NDCC Arena Saturday and Sunday on opening weekend in the B.C. Hockey Major Midget Hockey League.last_img read more

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GUNS LOADED FIRES ON EIGHT DAYS REST TO WIN $75,000 JOE HERNANDEZ STAKES BY 2 ¼ LENGTHS UNDER GONZALEZ; O’NEILL TRAINEE GETS 6 ½ FURLONGS DOWN HILLSIDE TURF IN 1:12.60

first_imgARCADIA, Calif. (Feb. 28, 2016)–An allowance winner on dirt just eight days ago, the Doug O’Neill-conditioned Guns Loaded transitioned back to the turf in fine fashion on Sunday, as he took Santa Anita’s featured $75,000 Joe Hernandez Stakes by 2 ¼ lengths. Ridden by Santiago Gonzalez, Guns Loaded negotiated 6 ½ furlongs down the Camino Real Turf Course in 1:12.60.“All the credit goes to Doug,” said part-owner and O’Neill assistant, Steve Rothblum. “If you’re a numbers player, on the Ragozin Sheets, if you run them back off a good race, within nine days, they run great. If you wait longer, they don’t. It’s either run them back quick or run them back after 30 days.  “We lost this horse for 32 (thousand, dollars) at Del Mar (Nov. 5) and when we took him back in December (6, at Los Alamitos), Pete Miller did us a favor, ’cause he castrated him and it really helped him. He’s a neat little horse that tries his guts out. He can run on dirt or on grass, it’s so cool to watch him progress like that.”Second, about a length and half behind favored Rocket Heat crossing the dirt at the top of the stretch, Guns Loaded rallied powerfully to overhaul “Rocket” a furlong out and won as much best. Off at 6-1 in a field of seven, Guns Loaded paid $14.80, $6.00 and $3.20.“When we put him on the grass (three starts back, on Dec. 27) he ran huge,” said O’Neill. “But, he ran big last time when they took the race off the grass as well. He’ll definitely get a breather now. He’s done a lot here in eight days, so he’s deserving of a month off or so. What an honest, nice horse.”Owned by Westside Rentals.com, Neil Haymes, Leo Rodriguez and Steve Rothblum, Guns Loaded, a 5-year-old Florida-bred gelding by D’wildcat, he’s now two for five down the hillside turf and is 25-7-3-4 overall. With the winner’s share of $47,100, he increased his earnings to $346,570.Off at 9-5, the aptly named Rocket Heat showed the way early under Rafael Bejarano and proved game for second money, prevailing by a head over Irish-bred Hunt. Rocket Heat paid $3.80 and $2.60.Ridden by Flavien Prat, Hunt was the second choice in the wagering at 5-2 and paid $2.80 to show.Fractions on the race were 21.32, 43.14 and 1:06.31.last_img read more

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D’AMATO’S SHEER PLEASURE LOOMS HORSE TO BEAT IN COMPETITIVE $125,000 FRAN’S VALENTINE STAKES AT MILE ON TURF SATURDAY

first_imgARCADIA, Calif. (May 25, 2016)–Fresh off a second place finish to three-time Eclipse Champion Beholder, trainer Phil D’Amato’s Sheer Pleasure heads a competitive field of eight California-bred or sired older fillies and mares in Saturday’s $125,000 Fran’s Valentine Stakes at one mile on turf.Named for the late Earl Scheib’s homebred multiple graded stakes winning millionaire filly, the Fran’s Valentine was originally run at Hollywood Park in 1995 and will be run for the third consecutive year at Santa Anita on Saturday. VELVET MESQUITE: Although all six of her lifetime wins have come over Santa Anita’s 6 ½ furlong hillside turf course, this classy 6-year-old mare by In Excess was a game day scratch out of Saturday’s downhill Mizdirection Stakes, enabling her to face state-breds in her first-ever attempt around two turns on grass. Trained by Blake Heap, she’s owned by her breeder, Harris Farms, Inc., and is out of the Huddle Up mare, Mesquite. With Tyler Baze taking the riding assignment, it’s expected Velvet Mesquite will show plenty of speed on the stretch out. With an overall mark of 21-6-5-2, she has earnings of $459,446.                SINGING KITTY: Fourth, beaten just three quarters of a length by Sheer Pleasure in the one mile (main track) Dream of Summer Stakes here on March 27, trainer Matt Chew’s Singing Kitty has two wins, a second and at third from five tries at one mile on turf and rates a big chance on Saturday with a stalking trip. A three-time stakes winner since being claimed for $32,000 in December, 2014, Singing Kitty has two one mile turf stakes wins to her credit. Owned by Aulds or Jeong, Singing Kitty, a 4-year-old daughter of Ministers Wild Cat, is 16-5-1-1 overall with earnings of $339,488.                 SHEER PLEASURE: Second, beaten 2 ½ lengths by three-time Eclipse Award Champion Beholder in the Grade III, 1 1/16 miles Adoration Stakes here May 8, this 4-year-old Birdonthewire filly takes what by any accounting, is a massive drop in class as she faces state-breds and transitions to turf. Owned by Little Red Feather Racing and R/M Racing, Sheer Pleasure pressed the early pace in the Adoration and made the lead midway, but was no match for Beholder in the final quarter mile. A two-time stakes winner versus state-breds last year, Sheer Pleasure has tried turf just once–as she ran a close fourth in the one mile California Oaks here in January, 2015. She is 12-4-3-0 overall with earnings of $403,030 and will be ridden for the third consecutive time by Martin Garcia. BERT’S MELODY: Trained by Sean McCarthy, this consistent 5-year-old mare by Bertrando was a solid first condition allowance winner going a mile on turf here Feb. 27, and she came back to run a big second in a second condition allowance at 1 1/8 miles on turf May 5. A perfect two for two going a mile on turf at Santa Anita, Bert’s Melody, who is owned by her breeder, Oakcrest Stable, should appreciate the cutback in distance. With three wins from 11 overall starts, she has earnings of $156,893. FRAN’S VALENTINE ONE OF FIVE CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH STAKES FOR HORSES BRED OR SIRED IN CALIFORNIA THE $125,000 FRAN’S VALENTINE STAKES IN POST POSITION ORDER WITH JOCKEYS & WEIGHTSRace 10 (of 11)                           Approximate post time 6:30 p.m. PDT                 NITE DELITE: Trained by Art Sherman, this speedy 4-year-old daughter of War Chant opened up early and finished a tiring second in a one mile allowance at Los Alamitos on April 24, which was her first attempt at a route of ground. Owned by F. Jack Liebau, Nite Delite has three wins from 12 starts, with two of her victories coming on turf. With Stewart Elliott engaged to ride her back, it’s expected she’ll show the way early. Smoove It–Mario Gutierrez–120Nite Delite–Steward Elliott–120Sheer Pleasure–Martin Garcia–122Madame Mousse–Santiago Gonzalez–120Lily Kai–Drayden Van Dyke–120Bert’s Melody–Brice Blanc–120Velvet Mesquite–Tyler Baze–120Singing Kitty–Rafael Bejarano–120First post time on Saturday is at 2 p.m. Admission gates will open at 11:30 a.m. For scratches, late changes and complete morning line information, please visit santaanita.com.last_img read more

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Wan-Bissaka could get shock England call-up with Southgate set to recall Winks

first_imgHARRY WINKS will return to the England squad as Gareth Southgate prepares for the Euro 2020 qualifiers.England’s head coach is also considering a shock call for Manchester United’s £50million right-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka.1 Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Harry Winks are both pushing for a call-up from Gareth SouthgateTottenham midfielder Winks has not played for his country since the 3-0 victory over USA in November last year.Southgate will pick a 26-man squad for the qualifiers at Wembley on Saturday week against Bulgaria and the trip to St Mary’s to play Kosovo the following Tuesday.Southgate has been impressed with Winks’ fine form this season.Wan-Bissaka has made an assured start to his career at Old Trafford since joining from Crystal Palace and is pushing hard for a call up.Southgate will pick Kyle Walker and Trent Alexander-Arnold, but Wan-Bissaka is competing for a spot with Kieran Trippier.Southgate is also likely to name Chelsea’s Mason Mount in today’s squad.He has scored Prem goals against Leicester and Norwich after being promoted to the first team under Frank Lampard.Man Utd newbie Wan-Bissaka scores easy solo goal in training before making amazing tackle to set up another ACCA WITH LADBROKES Pick up a whole load of acca features to help you land the big oneMOST READ IN SPORT SILVA’S GOLDEN GIRLModel Ines Tomaz has been helping Bernardo Silva through quarantineGossipCROWD RETURNFA Cup final ‘may see 20,000 at Wembley in trial allowing some fans at games’CommentPHIL THOMASDiving and whining was never a good look and will seem worse after lockdownExclusive’I’M IN A BAD WAY’Ex-England star Kenny Sansom talks for first time since being attackedExclusiveBOURNE AGAINHowe says Cherries are stronger after lockdown with FIVE fit-again starsExclusiveSWAN THAT GOT AWAYSwansea wanted £3m Davies three years ago but couldn’t get work permitExclusiveMARK MY WORDSJennings reveals life story from adoption to drug abuse and suicide attemptsNEXT STEPJonny Hayes set to move to English Championship having been let go by CelticAWAY DAYSMartin Skelly remembers county’s day in the sun when Dublin rocked into townBAYERN 5 DUSSELDORF 0Lewa bags two as Bayern thump rivals to close on 8th straight titleLeicester forward James Maddison is still sweating on a return but England legend Paul Gascoigne has tipped him to make his mark.He said: “Maddison wants to be on the ball all the time. He’s like Jack Wilshere a while back.“You rarely see anybody taking on players. They are frightened in case they lose the ball.”last_img read more

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Spurs offer Christian Eriksen £60m deal to make him club’s joint top earner

first_imgTOTTENHAM chairman Daniel Levy is ready to break the bank to tempt Christian Eriksen to finish his career at the club with a five-year £60million deal.The Denmark international is reportedly being offered £230,000-a-week along with bonuses to put him alongside Harry Kane as the club’s top earners.2 Christian Eriksen has been offered a £60m deal to stay at TottenhamCredit: GettyEriksen is out of contract in May and is thought to want to move to Spain, with Real Madrid and Barcelona linked with the talisman.But after talks with boss Mauricio Pochettino, Levy is desperate to keep a player who has been pivotal to Spurs’ success over the last four years, including reaching last season’s Champions League final.The Dane has scored 50 Premier League goals in 198 starts.But it is his role as the assist king which has forced Levy’s hand to try a last-ditch move to keep him, according to Football Insider.Had the Londoners been able to sign him on a longer deal or sold him two years ago, they would surely have attracted a £100m-plus fee for a player who has been in the top five for Premier League assists for the last four seasons.Eriksen, 27, can sign a pre-contract with a foreign club from January.He has already snubbed a £200,000-a-week offer from Spurs.It was claimed he was house-hunting in Madrid this summer.2Latest Tottenham newsGossipALL GONE PETE TONGVertonghen wanted by host of Italian clubs as long Spurs spell nears endGossipSPURRED ONTottenham table contract offer for Bayern Munich’s teenage starlet Taylor BoothGossipJOSE’S SP-ARKSpurs ‘in secret transfer talks’ with Napoli over £45m-rated Arkadiusz MilikGossipALL O-VERVertonghen may QUIT Spurs for free next month as club refuse two-year dealGossipNO KANE DOSpurs reject Kane approach by Barca forcing them into £100m Martinez moveGossipDOUBLE BUBBLESpurs eye double Serie A transfer swoop for Alex Sandro and CastagnePochettino left Eriksen out of his starting line-up for two of the first three games of this season as he grew frustrated at speculation linking the player with a move abroad.The midfielder could still leave if a big offer comes in in January.He has also been linked with a move to Atletico Madrid and link up with former team-mate Kieran Trippier.Mauricio Pochettino hits back at Kieran Trippier over claims he forced defender out of Tottenhamlast_img read more

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Alderweireld has rollercoaster of an afternoon as Bergwijn shines again

first_imgTOTTENHAM continued their push for Champions League qualification after a cracking contest at Villa Park.Heung-min Son made Bjorn Engels pay for a howler in the dying seconds of the contest to seal a dramatic 3-2 win.1 Son celebrates scoring a dramatic winner at the endCredit: Getty Images – GettySome questionable defending throughout allowed Villa to take the lead through a Toby Alderweireld own goal.The Belgian then scored a brilliant equaliser before Son pounced on his missed penalty rebound to put the visitors ahead.Engels then headed Villa level before his shocker allowed Son to grab his second and seal a priceless victory.Here SunSport’s Richard Forrester dishes out Spurs’ player ratings as they move up to fifth.HUGO LLORIS – 5/10Bit of a stinker in the opening 45 minutes. Didn’t cover himself in glory with Villa’s opener and then got lucky with numerous other opportunities.Looked more assured in the second period but kept getting caught in two minds from Villa corners.SERGE AURIER – 5Was given the runaround by Jack Grealish throughout the first half.Remains a real liability in Spurs’ back four and could barely get close to the Villa star.Did improve in the second period and was a threat down the right.DAVINSON SANCHEZ – 6Solid if not unspectacular for the visitors. Made a couple of vital interceptions in the box to deny the hosts.His long ball at the end assisted Son with the help of Engels.TOBY ALDERWEIRELD – 4An absolute rollercoaster of an afternoon for the centre-back.It was a dreadful piece of defending for the own goal but redeemed himself with a cracking finish at the other end.Was then beaten to the header for Villa’s equaliser.BEN DAVIES – 6Was probably the most assured of all the defenders and made a goal-saving block in the first 45 minutes.Mourinho didn’t give him much of a licence to get forward so didn’t influence the game at the other end of the field.HARRY WINKS – 6Tough afternoon for Winks in the heart of midfield.He would’ve liked to have put more of a stamp on the game and get on the ball more. Grew into the contest as it went on.ERIC DIER – 5Barely influenced proceedings although made a crucial piece of defending in the first half to deny Villa doubling their advantage.Was hooked off on 60 minutes.LUCAS MOURA – 6Not his best day. Appeared to be playing deeper than usual and desperately tried to influence proceedings.A few nice touches posed little threat in front of goal.MAKE YOUR DEBUT Bet £5 get £20 in free bets for new customers at Ladbrokesmost read in footballTHROUGH ITRobbie Keane reveals Claudine’s father was ’50-50′ in coronavirus battleTOP SELLERGavin Whelan has gone from League of Ireland to David Beckham’s InstagramPicturedAN EYEFULMeet Playboy model and football agent Anamaria Prodan bidding to buy her own clubI SAW ROORodallega saw Rooney ‘drinking like madman’ & Gerrard ‘on bar dancing shirtless’ExclusiveRIYAD RAIDMan City’s Riyad Mahrez has three luxury watches stolen in £500,000 raidNEXT STEPJonny Hayes set to move to English Championship having been let go by CelticREF RELEASEDChampions League ref Vincic released by cops after arrest in prostitution raidKEANE DEALEx Man United youth ace David Jones says Roy Keane negotiated a contract for himREF RAIDChampions League ref Vincic ‘arrested in raid into drugs and prostitution ring’NICE RONCristiano Ronaldo goes on family bike ride with partner Georgina Rodriguez & kids DELE ALLI – 6Managed to find so much space in the hole and did everything right apart from his final ball.Should have had his name on the scoresheet but was wasteful in front of goal.Spurned a great chance in the second half and appeared to leave his shooting boots at home.STEVEN BERGWIJN – 8A really quiet first 35 minutes but came to life towards the end of the first half before winning a penalty.His pace caused real issues for the hosts with a number of driving runs at the Villa defence.Could be a really impressive signing judging on performances so far.HEUNG-MIN SON – 8Showed brilliant composure right at the end to seal the win when the pressure was on.Grabbed two goals but could have easily had four or five with the amount of chances he had.Villa struggled to contain him.SubsLo Celso (on for Dier, 60) 5Came on to try and add extra attacking impotence but struggled to make an impact.Gedson Fernandes (on for Alli, 83) The new boy did not get enough time to make an impression.last_img read more

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Team Cook Islands named for Commonwealth Youth Games

first_imgTeam Cook Islands, to be headed by Cook Islands Sports and National Olympic Committee (CISNOC) sports manager Siniva Marsters, will be taking part in aquatics (swimming), athletics, lawn bowls and rugby sevens.Marsters has become the second female after Rosie Blake to lead Team Cook Islands to an international event.The athletes, aged 14 to 18 years, will be gunning for their personal bests in the week-long games in Apia.“We haven’t won any medals in the Commonwealth Youth Games so the aim is always to win at least a medal. The athletes will also be targeting their personal best in the games,” Marsters says.Temaruata Strickland, who made his debut in the World Swimming Championship in Russia this month, will compete in the 50 metres and 100m freestyle and backstroke events.Cook Islands field athlete Denzelle To’o will compete in the discus and shotput events while Ngametua Arama and Taiki Paniani will take part in the singles and mixed bowling events.The Cook Islands women’s sevens side will have only one locally-based player, Teiti Tupuna, while the rest of the members are from Australia and New Zealand. Tupuna was in the national touch rugby team which won medals in the Pacific Games in Papua New Guinea. Marsters says Strickland’s experience in the world championship will help him do well in the coming games. She says To’o has also gained valuable international exposure after competing in the IAAF World Youth Championship in Columbia in July.He is training under the watchful eyes of Shaka Sola, a former Pacific, Commonwealth, Olympic and World Games representative for Samoa.Marsters is also hoping good results from the lawn bowls team.“The lawn bowls is doing quite well, especially the senior squad, but the juniors are still developing.“In rugby, we will have only one local based player, Teiti, who is an all-rounder. She will be training with the national senior squad under Vase Samania.”Marsters says the rugby team will be in Samoa a week before the games, leaving the country on August 28 to acclimatise to conditions there.The rest of the team will leave on September 2.“All the athletes have their training programmes and they know what is expected from them. They are preparing well for this games.”This will be the second biggest Team Cook Islands contingent to the CYG which started in 2000.Up to 1000 young Commonwealth athletes will represent their country and compete for 107 gold medals in nine sports.Events include aquatics (swimming), archery, athletics, boxing, lawn bowls, rugby sevens, squash, tennis and weightlifting.Samoa will become the first Pacific island nation to host the Commonwealth Youth Games.Team Cook IslandsSwimming – Temaruata Strickland (50m, 100m freestyle and backstroke)Athletics – Denzelle To’o (discus and shotput)Lawn bowls – Ngametua Arama, Taiki Paniani (singles and mix), Mereana Tera (team manager)Rugby 7s – Ngatokotoru Arakua, Shannon Muru, Te Aorere Salter, Teiti Tupuna, Dawn Tearoa, Natalie Tearoa,Tyneeka Tuoro, Samaria Taia, Tangata Tupou, Xian Garnier, Phylis Horn, Nga-Tuakana Utikere, Pandora Partridge-Fruean (team manager), Matthew Atiga (coach), Tanya Browne (physio)Team Leader – Siniva Marsters (head of delegation)Team Liaison Officer – Toese Gago (provided by the organising committee).last_img read more

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