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TRACKING: Flurries today, mild temps into the weekend

After light snow today, warmer temperatures track in Saturday

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5 Dubuque schools given worst-possible ranking from Iowa School Report Card

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According to their website, the report card shows how each public school is performing, based on certain educational measures. 

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2 correctional officers attacked in eastern Iowa jail

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Authorities say two eastern Iowa correctional officers were sent to the hospital with injuries after they were attacked by inmates at the Des Moines County Correctional Center. 

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14 states sue to allege US failure to enforce smog rules

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Fourteen states and the District of Columbia are suing the Trump administration over what they say is a failure to enforce smog standards. 

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12 states launch new legal challenge to California egg law

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A dozen states want the U.S. Supreme Court to block a California law requiring any eggs sold there to come from hens that have space to stretch out in their cages. 

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Dubuque boy taken to hospital after being hit by car

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A 7-year-old boy was taken to Finley Hospital in Dubuque after being struck by a car around 7 a.m. 

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WATCH: Paralyzed pit bull learns to walk again through swimming therapy Video included

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A dog is learning how to walk again in Wisconsin.

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VIDEO: Case of road rage, man kicks woman's car and tackles her Video included

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Authorities are investigating a case of road rage in Arnold, Missouri.
 

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Grand jury report due on fraternity culture at Penn State

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A grand jury's report in the wake of a pledge's drinking death is expected to shed light into the fraternity culture at Penn State University.

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No jail for fertility doctor who lied about using own sperm

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Some former patients of a retired Indianapolis fertility doctor expressed anger that he avoided jail time Thursday for lying about using his own sperm to impregnate as many as dozens of women after telling them the donors were anonymous.

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Iowa cigarette tax hike proposed Video included

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The bank accounts of some Iowans could soon be taking a hit with one proposed tax increase. 

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The Latest: 2 will go to trial in deadly warehouse fire

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A judge says two men will go to trial on involuntary manslaughter charges in a California building fire that killed 36 partygoers.

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UPDATE: Implosion of old Cassville power plant Video included

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Alliant Energy scheduled an implosion of the Nelson Dewey Generation building in Cassville, Wisconsin.

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Repairing Iowa bridges Video included

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Across the state, engineers are addressing Iowa's structurally deficient bridges, ensuring drivers' safety while trying to keep costs down.

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Iowa Wave shirt raises more than $440k for children's hospital Video included

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The women behind the Iowa Wave t-shirt have presented a check to the University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital, and it's a big one.

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First trailer drops for movie about Iowa City West volleyball team

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A movie about the tragic death of a student and Iowa City West Trojan's improbable run to a state championship is almost here.

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Salvation Army red kettle donations decline Video included

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The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Salvation Army is struggling to meet their Red Kettle donation with one week left in their campaign.

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VIDEO: Four deer run in front of car, jump over bridge

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This happened over the weekend on the 80th street southwest bridge on I-380 in Cedar Rapids.  

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Nicole Finn found guilty of first degree murder

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Nicole Finn was found guilty of the murder of her 16-year-old adopted daughter Natalie Finn Thursday afternoon.  

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Man arrested after chase

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A man is in custody following a car chase in Linn County. 

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The Latest: States warming up net-neutrality lawsuits

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The Latest: Clyburn blasts FCC net neutrality repeal. More>>

Dubuque police looking for man who stole Walmart worker's wallet

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Investigators in Dubuque say they're searching for a man who stole a wallet with hundreds of dollars inside of it from a Walmart worker.

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Investigators looking for cause of fatal school bus fire

Federal investigators looking into a fatal school bus fire in western Iowa this week are examining the health of the driver and the state of the bus.

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Dubuque Fighting Saints' teddy bear toss nets 1,300 bears

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The Dubuque Fighting Saints collected more than 1,300 stuffed animals during their recent teddy bear toss.

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Waterloo Police investigate homicide

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The Waterloo Police Department is now investigating a homicide. Cedric Craft, 39, died Thursday morning after being injured from a gunshot wound. 

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Dog with broken jaw needs donations for surgery

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Boris is a Chihuahua Terrier mix who was taken to the Cedar Ben Humane Society with a broken jaw. 

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Officials: Speed likely factor in fatal crash into Iowa home

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 Investigators say speed appears to have been a factor in a fatal crash that sent a Ferrari plowing into a Maysville home and sparked an explosion and fire that destroyed the home.    

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PBS suspends distribution of Smiley show for misconduct

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PBS says it has indefinitely suspended distribution of Tavis Smiley's talk show after an independent investigation uncovered "multiple, credible allegations" of misconduct by its host.  

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High winds cause northern Iowa grain bin to collapse

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Officials in northern Iowa say high winds have blown the roof off a grain bin in Britt, causing the bin to collapse onto power lines and knocking out power to the area.    

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10 Things to Know for Today

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Among 10 Things to Know: Steve Bannon, undeterred, under siege from Republicans after Alabama Senate loss; As 'net neutrality' vote in FCC nears, some brace for a long fight; Ample tax cuts for business, wealthy in new GOP tax accord. More>>

Fertility doctor faces judge for lying about using own sperm

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No other charges were filed against Cline because Indiana doesn't specifically prohibit fertility doctors from using their own sperm.

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VIDEO: Kids fight over baby Jesus in Nativity pageant Video included

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Away in a manger, no crib for his bed, the little Lord Jesus didn't, exactly, lay down his sweet head.

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WATCH: Brother interrupts wrestling match to save his sister

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There's a video that's gaining a lot of attention this week from Indiana.

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"Felt so good to hold them," Vinton sailor surprises daughters for the holidays Video included

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Sometimes the best gift doesn't have the biggest price tag.  

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Field of Dreams movie named to National Film Registry

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The movie site is in Dyersville.

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Red-suited man on a sled rescues a deer on frozen pond

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In a reverse-reality Christmas tale, a red-suited man on a sled pushes a deer to safety on an ice-covered pond in Oregon. More>>

Disney buying large part of 21st Century Fox in $52.4B deal

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Disney is buying a large part of the Murdoch family's 21st Century Fox in a $52.4 billion deal, including film and television studios, cable and international TV businesses as it tries to meet competition from technology companies in the entertainment business.

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Bombing underscores New York subway system's vulnerability

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A Bangladeshi immigrant is expected to appear before a federal magistrate to face terrorism charges accusing him of setting off an explosive strapped to his body in a New York City transportation hub. More>>

Five years ago today, 26 children and educators killed at Sandy Hook Elementary

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Many relatives have dedicated themselves to charity, activism and other efforts to channel their grief and, in many cases, to help prevent violence.

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The Latest: IRS says bill could benefit taxpayers by Feb

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House and Senate GOP leaders have forged an agreement on a sweeping overhaul of the nation's tax laws. More>>

Local Waterloo church brings children more than a Christmas gift Video included

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The holiday spirit shined bright in Waterloo's Hope City Church, as nearly 90 children received two very special Christmas gifts Wednesday night. 

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Hawkeyes look to cement their standing in program history during Pinstripe Bowl Video included

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When the Iowa Hawkeyes travel to New York on Dec. 27 to play Boston College in the Pintsripe Bowl, their first and foremost goal is to leave with a win.

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Student Christian group sues University of Iowa after being kicked off campus Video included

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The university faces a lawsuit, accused of religious discrimination, after a Christian group is kicked off its campus. 

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Kentucky lawmaker facing assault allegations commits suicide

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Bullitt County Sheriff Donnie Tinnell says Rep. Dan Johnson shot himself Wednesday on a bridge in Mount Washington, Kentucky.

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A Christmas wish: Finding our son Video included

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Two Eastern Iowa birth parents on the search for their son, are reunited nearly 30 years later.

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Report: 3 women accuse music mogul Russell Simmons of rape

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Three women have told the New York Times that music mogul Russell Simmons raped them, the latest in a cascade of serious allegations of sexual misconduct against powerful men in entertainment, media, politics and elsewhere.

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Plans for inclusive baseball field in Dubuque moving forward

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Located at Veteran's Memorial Park, it'll be a ballpark for children with disabilities so they can play some ball.

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CR Clarion Hotel employees receive community support for Christmas Video included

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Clarion Hotel & Convention Center employees are receiving support from the community after employees say they have not been paid for several weeks. 

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Marion police looking for suspects after string of burglaries

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Marion police are on the lookout for two suspects after a string of burglaries occurred overnight. 

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2018 stamp collection unveiled

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A few familiar faces will be honored in the 2018 stamp collection released by the US Postal Service next year.  

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Home destroyed in fire as crews battle flames, wind

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A rural North Liberty home was destroyed in a fire Wednesday morning, largely in part due to high winds keeping the fire burning and making a battle plan for firefighters difficult.

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Iowa school bus fire that killed 2 under investigation

Local and federal investigators are trying to determine why a fire erupted on a school bus in western Iowa, killing a student and the bus driver.

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Jury takes up case of Iowa woman charged in starvation death

Jurors are deliberating the case of an Iowa woman charged in the starvation death of her 16-year-old daughter.

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5 diamond rings stolen from home Video included

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An eastern Iowa man says five diamond rings were stolen from his home, and he's trying to find them.

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The Latest: Jones says he got ‘gracious’ call from Trump

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Democrat Doug Jones says he received congratulatory phone calls from President Donald Trump and other leaders after beating Republican Roy Moore in Alabama’s U.S. Senate race.

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Custer State Park fire spreads rapidly, threatens towns

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"From hearing the briefing this morning, a lot of these firefighters say they haven't seen anything like this fire in 10 to 20 years."

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Things to know about Alabama's new US senator, Doug Jones

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Things to know about Doug Jones, a Democrat who won a special election against Republican Roy Moore to become Alabama's next U.S. senator. More>>

CR Clarion Hotel under federal investigation after employees claim they aren't being paid Video included

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The U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division has opened an investigation at the Clarion Hotel & Convention Center in Cedar Rapids.

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Iowa's Jewell, Jackson become unanimous All-Americans

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Iowa's Josey Jewell and Josh Jackson picked up another All-America designation Wednesday. 

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Reynolds says she wants to give details about tax cuts soon

Gov. Kim Reynolds says she wants to give details on a proposal to cut taxes in Iowa during a key legislative speech early next year.

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Ex-Glenwood center worker guilty of mistreating resident

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The first of six former Glenwood State Resource Center workers charged with mistreating facility residents has been convicted of abusing a severely autistic man. 

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Porch pirates steal memorial clock honoring Waukon woman Video included

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An eastern Iowa family can't rewind time to bring back a loved one. 

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Minnesota Lt. Gov. Smith to fill Franken seat

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Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has appointed Lt. Gov. Tina Smith to fill Sen. Al Franken's seat until the November election. 

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Officials investigate deaths of over 40 South Dakota cattle

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Officials are investigating the deaths of more than 40 cattle on a farm south of Fedora. 

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BODY CAM VIDEO: 11-year-old girl handcuffed, arrested at gunpoint in Michigan Video included

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Body camera video out of Michigan shows the girl being put into a police car, as she is heard screaming "no" over and over again.

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Iowa native lands on Billboard's Top 100 Songs of 2017 chart with "Issues"

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An Iowa native had one of the best-selling songs of the year, according to Billboard. Singer-songwriter Julia Michaels was born in Davenport.

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Packers QB Aaron Rodgers cleared to return to field

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It's still unclear, though, if he'll play this Sunday against the Carolina Panthers.

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Iowa teen father charged in beating of 5-month-old son

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 Police say an 18-year-old Des Moines man has been arrested and charged after officials determined he had beaten his 5-month-old son for weeks, causing severe injuries to the baby. 

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Crews struggle to keep flames from California neighborhoods

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The winds aren't changing for Southern California's wildfires yet. The fifth largest blaze in state history was threatening thousands of homes as it churned through coastal mountains amid persistently dangerous weather conditions. More>>

Operation Quickfind issued for eastern Iowa teen

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Eastern Iowa Police looking for Marion teen, last seen Tuesday afternoon. 

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UNI's Farley, Campbell earn All-American honors

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The Associated Press named UNI seniors Elijah Campbell and Jared Farley as FCS All-Americans. The honors mark the first time in three years the A.P. has honored multiple Panthers.

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Wartburg wrestlers eye the three-peat

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Championships are the expectation for the Wartburg Knights, and this year is no different. The Knights' line-up includes 5 returning All-Americans including champion Eric Devos and runner-ups Logan Thomsen and Cross Cannone.

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