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LOCAL NEWS for MON 19NOV18

The body of a downstate man was found in the woods Friday night in Oscoda County. According to Up North Live, Michigan State Police Troopers are investigating the death of 29-year-old Matthew Boeck of Howell after his body was found at 11:45pm in the woods near Lewiston. Boeck's body was found near Town Line Road and Farrington Road with an apparent gunshot wound. Trooper Lieutenant Travis House said its unclear what lead up to Boeck's death. The Michigan State Police Crime Lab and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources are helping with investigation.

The Unionville Village Council is losing one of its longtime members.  A familiar face will not be at the table during the Unionville Village Council meeting tonight. According to the Huron Daily tribune, Tom Young had served on the council for 19 years. Although he is willing to continue serving his community, a legal technicality won’t allow him. Young said the law says that a person’s name cannot appear on the ballot twice, because of that, he had to decide if he wanted to continue on as a council member or as a county commissioner. After nearly two decades of service to the village, he decided to focus on being a commissioner. For the last two years, Young had been able to be both a commissioner and a village trustee. Young said when he ran for commissioner two years ago, he still had two years left on his trustee term, so he could hold both positions until this election.

Starting in the new year discussion on the multi-district annexation of Arenac Eastern School will begin.  Officials with Au Gres-Sims, Standish Sterling Central and Arenac Eastern School districts will start the process of adopting resolutions regarding the multi-district annexation of Arenac Eastern. According to the Arenac County Independent, the move will come as the district enters its second year of operating without offering student services. The proposed resolutions would establish a boundary between the districts and would need to be approved by each member of the three school boards in May, 2019. The multi-district annexation would then be voted on by residents within the school districts in November, 2019. Voters in all three districts would have to approve the proposal for it to become effective. If it is not passed, the Arenac Eastern School District would be dissolved into Au Gres-Sims and Standish Sterling. Boundary lines would be determined by the Bay-Arenac ISD.

State Representative Sue Allor will hold office hours on Tuesday. Allor, of Wolverine, will be at Alpena Community College, Donald Newport Center, Room 106, 665 Johnson Street, in Alpena, from Noon until 1pm tomorrow. No appointment necessary. Those unable to attend but would still like to talk with Representative Allor, can contact her office at 517-373-0833.

Local Sports

High School Football Semifinals Saturday:
Breckenridge 12  Harbor Beach 0

Boys Hockey Saturday:
Tawas 3  Legion Hockey 2
Kingsford 5  Cheboygan 0

Girls Volleyball Finals Saturday:
Bronson 3  Unionville Sebewaing 0

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LOCAL NEWS for FRI 16NOV18


The Tawas Police Authority have new equipment in their patrol cars.  The Tawas Police Authority recently had Mobile Data Terminals installed in their patrol cars. According to the Iosco County News Herald, the terminals will allow officers access to the Law Enforcement Information Network, which provides driver's license information and outstanding warrants. The terminals also have a printer to produce a copy of a citation or other documents and that citations can be sent digitally to Iosco County's 81st District Court. The new units cost $22,070 dollars with $8,723 covered through the Tawas Police Authority's drug fund account.

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is encouraging Alcona County hunters to get deer checked for Bovine Tuberculosis. In October, the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development announced that a large beef herd in Alcona County was infected with Bovine Tuberculosis. Deer and cattle health continue to be a concern in Alcona County. The DNR says it’s important for successful hunters to bring their deer to a check station. The only way to know if your deer is positive is to have it tested. Visit Michigan Dot Gov Slash Deer Check to find the location and hours of deer check stations near you.

The Mio AuSable School District recently received grant money.  The Safety Grant is from the Michigan State Police. According to the Oscoda County Herald, the $16,000 dollar grant will be used to update the school's internal lock systems. Funds will also be used to purchase new barricades that will greatly improve the fortifications of each classroom. Mio AuSable Superintendent Paul Ciske said the district applied for the grant last summer in the hopes of continuing to improve the safety of the building. The new security features are set to be fully implemented within the next six months.

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LOCAL NEWS for THU 15NOV18

Firearm deer season begins today and hunters are being reminded a “Do Not Eat” advisory has been issued on deer within a five mile radius of Clark’s Marsh near Oscoda. According to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services high levels of the contaminant PFOS, a type of PFAS was reported in a deer shot near the marsh. For more information call the East Tawas Office of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services at 362-0300.  Visit www.michigan.gove/mdhhs.

A proposed change to weight restrictions on roads in the state could affect local roads.  The Senate Bill would create an exception to seasonal load restrictions for vehicles transporting forest products on an unpaved road. According to the Iosco County News Herald, Iosco County Road Commission Manager, Bruce Bolen, the absence of weight restrictions for timber haulers could destroy roadways and cost the road commission and county townships and municipalities funding. Bolen said currently the road commission and area loggers have a good working relationship. He said one factor in the proposed legislation is whether timber haulers would limit loads during weight restriction periods voluntarily. The bill has yet to be passed and Bolen and road commission members are working to get resolutions passed to send to the state to oppose the legislation.

The Ogemaw County Friends of Extension were recently honored.  The Friends of Extension received the 2018 Key Partner Award from Michigan State University Extension. according to the Ogemaw County herald, the Key Partner Award recognizes those who have made significant contributions to supporting and promoting MSU Extension Programs. The Friends of Extension was formed to advocate, fundraise and create awareness for MSU Extension Programs in Ogemaw County. The group was responsible for raising money to keep the program functioning after two millage proposals for funding were defeated in 2016, and were credited for helping get a funding proposal passed in August of this year. Michelle Warner, MSU Extension District Director, nominated Ogemaw County Friends of Extension for the award.  You can visit their website at ogemawfox.wordpress.com.

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources Dam Management Grant Program is providing $350,000 dollars to address Michigan’s failing dam infrastructure. The money will support dam removals as well as critical repair and maintenance. The DNR is accepting applications through tomorrow, Friday, November 16th. For application information visit Michigan.Gov/DNR Grants.

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LOCAL NEWS for WED 14NOV18


Police are investigating the source of two pipe bombs found inside logs in Tuscola County. According to M-Live, On Friday a resident in Arbela Township was splitting logs when he found an apparent pipe bomb inside one. Sheriff's deputies, along with the Michigan State Police Bomb Squad and ATF personnel responded to the scene and confirmed the device was an actual bomb capable of exploding. The Bomb Squad deactivated the explosive. Tuscola Deputies report a second device was recovered in another log on Monday and that the incidents are isolated to a single residence in that area. Anyone with information as to the bombs' origins is urged to call Detective Jim Hook at 989-673-8161, extension 2234. (photo WNEM-TV)

The Alcona Chapter of the Michigan Townships Association is working to add a classroom component on local government.  The Alcona Chapter has been working with Alcona Schools, the County Board of Commissioners and Michigan State University Extension to bring a local government class component to the school. According to the Alcona County Review, starting this semester, Alcona Middle School students at the eighth grade level are learning how local government functions. Students will also tour the county building to see how the various offices function as well as emergency services that are a part of local government. Discussion will also soon start about creating youth positions on certain county and township boards. 

The Harbor Beach City Council approved a request to stop a dangerous situation at the school.  The decision came at the request of Harbor Beach police Chief Todd Bucholz. According to the Huron Daily Tribune, Chief Bucholz received a letter from Harbor Beach Community Schools seeking help with parking signs for the school's bus loop. The letter requested signs prohibiting parking between 7:15 and 8am and 2:30 to 3:15pm on school days. The Council approved the request and instructed Bucholz to go ahead with the signs. Council members also noted the school board must also officially approve the measure. 

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LOCAL NEWS for TUE 13NOV18

Presque Isle Electric and Gas Co-Op Communities First Fund Board recently awarded $8,000 dollars in grant money. Cheboygan County United Way received $3,000 dollars to purchase food and personal hygiene products for distribution to attendees of two Project Connect events. Tri-Township Fire Department in Montmorency County received $2,500 dollars to assist with the purchase of a washer extractor machine to clean personal protective equipment worn by firefighters. The Friends of the Ocqueoc Outdoor Center in Presque Isle County received $2,500 dollars to assist with the purchase and installation of a washer and dryer. For more information on the grants visit www.pieg.com.

There was a fatal accident in Ogemaw County Saturday.  A 52 year old Lupton man is dead after his vehicle rolled over Saturday. According to the Ogemaw County Herald, the Sheriff’s Department reports that Brian Douglas Benjamin was traveling northbound on Deckerville Road, near the intersection of Oyster Road, when his vehicle left the roadway. The vehicle eventually went airborne and rolled. It is unclear what time the accident occurred but deputies report the vehicle was found and reported by a passerby at approximately 8am Saturday. It was later reported that Ogemaw county sheriff's deputies said that a medical condition could have contributed to the accident.  The accident is still under investigation.

A Flint man is facing misdemeanor breaking and entering charges in Tawas City.  Antwann Suggs, 18, of Flint faces a misdemeanor count of breaking and entering and a misdemeanor count of contributing to the delinquency of a minor. According to the Iosco County News Herald, Suggs faces the charges after the Tawas Police Authority investigated a breaking and entering on October 13th at the Crow's Nest Inn of Tawas City. Suggs and a female allegedly entered one of the rooms without a key and were staying there. The Tawas Police Authority confronted Suggs who allegedly stated that he broke into the room to take a shower and hang out with his girlfriend. Suggs is scheduled to appear in 81st district Court for a pre-trial Tuesday, November 27th.  

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STATE NEWS for MON 19NOV18

A northern Michigan man is dead after a crash in Osceola County early Sunday. Sheriff's deputies say the 45-year-old Evart man was driving in Lincoln Township after four Sunday morning when he left the roadway and crashed into a dirt berm. Police say speed is suspected to be a factor, but there's no word if alcohol was involved.

Michigan State Police are investigating the death of a man who was found shot in the woods in the Lewiston area. Deputies found the body of Matthew Boeck, of Howell, in Oscoda County.

Someone smashed their vehicle into a home in southwest Michigan Sunday morning and police are looking for them. The crash happened in Texas Township in the Kalamazoo area. but the driver took off. Deputies tracked the driver with a K-9 , but were not able to find them. A passenger in their vehicle was questioned. No one was seriously hurt, but there was reportedly a lot of damage to the car and the home.

Police in Battle Creek are looking for a man who broke into or attempted to break into three jewelry stores in the past few weeks. WOOD TV reports the thief broke into King Jewelers, Pearlman's Jewelers and Happy House Gift Shop. The owner of King Jewelers , Derek King, says the thief never got inside his store but did take some items from Happy House Gift Shop, but didn't get anything of secondary value. Anyone with information should call Battle Creek Police or Silent Observer.

Michigan State University is now the first state in Michigan with housing for students recovering from substance abuse disorders. The Collegiate Recovery Community is now open in a residence hall on the north side of campus. It includes individualized recovery planning, sober social events, community service opportunities and life skills workshops. Officials say students must abstain from drugs and alcohol to be eligible for recovery housing. M-S-U joins others such as Ohio State, Penn State and Rutgers in doing this.

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STATE NEWS for FRI 16NOV18

A body found in a house fire on Detroit's west side last month is now believed to be that of the son of Warren Police Commissioner Bill Dwyer. The fire happened on October 26th in a vacant house on Bramell, although the body was discovered two and a half weeks after the blaze occurred. Michael Dwyer's body was identified using finger prints, and the cause of death is pending a report from the Wayne County Medical Examiner's Office.

More charges have been filed against a Marquette area doctor, Jonathan Robertson, who's charged with exchanging narcotics for sexual favors. WLUC reports he's already charged with eight counts of criminal sexual conduct third degree. 22 new counts have been added including: criminal sexual conduct first degree, and delivery of a controlled substance resulting in death.

The U.S. Senate has passed a provision to create a team to study the effects of possible oil spills in fresh water, like the Great Lakes. It would establish a U.S. Coast Guard National Center of Expertise for the Great Lakes in Michigan. Sponsor Senator Gary Peters says they'd like to see this close to Line 5 and have experts who understand how to clean up oil in fresh water. The bill now goes to the House.

The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality has awarded grants to the cities of Detroit and Warren to help improve their recycling collection infrastructure. Warren will receive 500-thousand-dollars to support the purchase of 25-thousand recycling carts, while Detroit will get 75-thousand-dollars for 7-thousand carts. The DEQ says the grants will result in greater recovery of recyclable material, get more residents involved and boost opportunities for recycling education.

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STATE NEWS for THU 15NOV18

A man is being held in the Roscommon County Jail after he allegedly assaulted a Michigan State Police sergeant outside the post in Houghton Lake. Police say the man walked into the lobby with a lit cigarette and the desk sergeant asked him to take it outside and an argument began. The sergeant went outside with the man and the man allegedly pushed the sergeant several times before another officer came out and arrested him. Police say the man had two loaded pistols on him. The man was given a mental health exam.

This seems crazy, but Arthur Township in Clare County will no longer have emergency fire services next year. 9and10 News reports a ballot proposal to pay for fire services was rejected last week. The township no longer has a contract for services from Harrison. The Arthur Township supervisor says they're considering some options, including a "pay-per-use" fire response plan.

A Vicksburg man was killed in southwest Michigan's St. Joseph County Tuesday in Leonidas Township. Police say 30-year-old Bryan Smith crashed his pickup truck into a tree. He was not wearing a seatbelt .

Two teens have been arrested for having meth in northern Michigan's Wexford County. 17-year-old Gage West, of Lake City is charged with making meth and conspiracy to deliver meth. 19-year-old Grace Arnold is charged with having meth and conspiracy to deliver. If convicted they could face 20 years in prison.

This should get people in west Michigan in the Christmas spirit. The Art Van Santa Parade will be held in Grand Rapids this Saturday. Miss Michigan Emily Sioma is the grand marshal of the parade. It is the second largest parade in Michigan, second to Detroit's Thanksgiving parade.

 

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STATE NEWS for WED 14NOV18

Detroit developer Dan Gilbert is selling Greektown Casino in Detroit to Penn National Gaming and a real estate investment trust for one Billion dollars. The Detroit News reports the sale comes after months of speculation that the Quicken Loans chairman and Cleveland Cavaliers owner was trying to sell some or all of his gaming properties to investors. The sale is being called a "redirection" of Gilbert resources, mainly into Detroit redevelopment projects.

A dispute over last week's shooting in Saint Clair Shores that killed a Detroit man and a police K-9 still being investigated by the Macomb county Sheriff's Office. The family of Theoddeus Gray is upset that more is being made over the death of a police dog than the 29-year-old man. Police say Gray was armed when he was confronted by police outside the Lakeland Manor banquet center and refused to drop his weapon. When he tried to flee, police turned the K-9 on him. Police say Gray shot the dog at which point officers returned fire. A memorial is being held today for Axe. Visitation and a funeral for Gray will be this weekend.

There could be a fee on liquor in Traverse City next year. Traverse City commissioners are considering an annual liquor license fee. 9 and 10 News reports the fee would cover costs for enforcement issues related to alcohol. The fee could range from 500 to 15-hundred dollars a year. More talks are planned.

John Schon has resigned as the CEO of Dickinson County Healthcare System in Iron Mountain. Schon will transition to a consulting role according to a statement as the hospital goes through organizational restructuring. The hospital has been on the verge of bankruptcy since two potential buyers backed out.

A Reed City woman who passed away has left the city 60-thousand dollars for rails and trails in the city. Florence Diak (dee-Ak) reportedly wanted to the city use the money to add a bench and a light post near where her and her late son would go for walks. She also donated money to the Osceola Animal Shelter, Reed City food pantry, and a church.

Every student in the Constantine Public schools is expected to be given an electronic device for the school year after receiving a one and a half million dollar grant from the Robert and Ellen Thompson Foundation. WOOD TV reports about half of the students in the southwest Michigan school district have tablets now, but it will be all of the students next Fall.

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STATE NEWS for TUE 13NOV18


A jackknifed semi truck is causing travel problems in west Michigan this morning. The right lane of northbound US-131 is blocked by the crash after 142nd Avenue near the Allegan-Kent County line. The first significant snowfall of the season leaving as much as three inches of snow around parts of southeast Michigan. In northern Oakland county, National Weather Service spotters in Lake Orion area reporting 2-point-6 inches of ground cover this morning, while White Lake is checking in with 2-point-2 inches. Just over an inch of new snow overnight fell in Garden City and in Flint. Up north, Stutsmanville--near harbor springs--is reporting 5 inches of snow this morning.

As the wildfires rage on in California, some Red Cross volunteers from west Michigan. 15 volunteers are on standby and could get assignments by tomorrow. 42 people have been killed and many homes destroyed in those wildfires.

A 71-year-old Marquette man was rescued early Monday on the North County Trail. WL-U-C reports Stephen Nason went to do maintenance work on the trail Sunday, but when he didn't return home on time, his wife called 911. A search and rescue team found him after two Monday morning, and he appeared to have hypothermia. He was taken to a hospital to be checked out.

A teacher in Grand Rapids is back on the job after he allegedly choked a student. The Kent County Prosecutor's office and the Grand Rapids Public Schools have reportedly decided that the allegations against Kent Hills Elementary teacher Robert Spaeth were unsubstantiated. The mother of the eight-year-old boy allegedly choked by Spaeth, Passionelle McBride, tells WOOD TV there's a lot of anger. She has had her son moved to another classroom. Spaeth was suspended last year for allegedly grabbing another student around the neck, but police and the district decided there wasn't enough evidence to show that it was assault.

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 MONDAY, NOVEMBER 19th, 2018

WHITE HOUSE CHRISTMAS TREE PRESENTED TO THE FIRST COUPLE (3PM ET)
Official White House Christmas Tree presented by the 2018 winners of the National Christmas Tree Association national tree contest to U.S. First Lady Melania Trump and President Donald Trump. This year's tree is a 19.5-foot Fraser fir from Larry Smith's Mountain Top Fraser Fir. The tree arrives at the White House by horse and carriage, and will be displayed in the Blue Room.
 
U.N. SECURITY COUNCIL MEETINGS ON THE MIDDLE EAST AND SYRIA (2PM ET)
 
NATIONAL GINGERBREAD HOUSE COMPETITION AND DISPLAY (ASHEVILLE, NC)
26th annual competition and display, with contestants from around the country showing their sugar-and-spice creations.
 
FORBES TOP-EARNING WOMEN IN MUSIC LIST ANNOUNCED
 
20TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE START OF IMPEACHMENT HEARINGS AGAINST PRESIDENT CLINTON
20th anniversary of House Committee on the Judiciary starting impeachment hearings against President Bill Clinton over the Monica Lewinsky scandal, with independent counsel Ken Starr outlining his case against the president.
 
WORLD DAY FOR PREVENTION OF CHILD ABUSE
 
INTERNATIONAL MEN'S DAY
This year's theme is 'Positive Male Role Models'.
 
WORLD TOILET DAY
Promoting awareness of those without access to proper, clean sanitation.
 
85TH BIRTHDAY OF TV AND RADIO HOST LARRY KING
 
80TH BIRTHDAY OF MEDIA MOGUL/ CNN FOUNDER TED TURNER
 
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON RECESS 11/16 – 11/26
 
SENATE ON RECESS 11/16 – 11/26

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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 20th, 2018

20TH ANNIVERSARY OF INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION LAUNCHED - The assembly of the International Space Station (ISS) beginning with the launch of the first bus-sized component, Zarya, from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
 
NATIONAL ENTREPRENEURS' DAY
Held during National Entrepreneurship Month
 
TRANSGENDER DAY OF REMEMBRANCE
Commemorating those who have died due to anti-transgender prejudice. Established in memory of transgender African-American Rita Hester, who was murdered November 28th, 1998.
 
NATIONAL CHILD'S DAY
Universal Children's Day, also known as National Child's Day.
 
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON RECESS 11/16 – 11/26
 
SENATE ON RECESS 11/16 – 11/26

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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 21st, 2018

MACY'S THANKSGIVING PARADE BALLOON INFLATION NIGHT - Offering spectators the chance to see the giant balloons being inflated ahead of Thursday’s parade.
 
THANKSGIVING EVE
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has said this day has become one of the biggest drinking days of the year.
 
WORLD HELLO DAY
Celebrated by greeting 10 people to demonstrate the importance of personal communication in preserving peace. Observance began in response to the 1973 conflict between Egypt and Israel.
 
WORLD TV DAY
In recognition of the increasing impact television has on decision-making by bringing attention to conflicts and threats to peace and security, and through raising awareness of economic and social issues.
 
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON RECESS 11/16 – 11/26
 
SENATE ON RECESS 11/16 – 11/26

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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 22nd, 2018

THANKSGIVING
 

MACY'S THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE IN NEW YORK (9AM ET)
92nd Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, featuring floats, giant inflatables, and marching bands.
 
NFL THANKSGIVING DAY FOOTBALL
Annual series of three games played over the Thanksgiving holiday, with the first two traditionally hosted by the Detroit Lions and Dallas Cowboys. This year features Chicago Bears @ Detroit Lions, Washington Redskins @ Dallas Cowboys and Atlanta Falcons @ New Orleans Saints.
 
50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BEATLES' 'WHITE ALBUM'
50th anniversary of The Beatles releasing their self-titled ninth studio album, also known as 'The White Album' due to its blank white cover. The album hit the top of the charts in both the UK and the U.S. and is often cited as one of the most influential in the history of modern music. Notable tracks on the double album include 'Back in the U.S.S.R.', 'Dear Prudence', 'Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da', 'While My Guitar Gently Weeps' and 'Helter Skelter'.
 
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON RECESS 11/16 – 11/26
 
SENATE ON RECESS 11/16 – 11/26

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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 23rd, 2018

BLACK FRIDAY

Traditional beginning of the Christmas shopping season on the Friday after Thanksgiving, when retailers offer big savings to entice shoppers. Many retailers open at midnight to take full advantage of the day.
 
EXPECTED BIGGEST SHOPPING DAY OF THE YEAR - Busiest shopping day of the year expected to fall on Black Friday, as predicted by shopper analytics providers ShopperTrak.
 
INTERNATIONAL BUY NOTHING DAY
Encouraging people to take a break from shopping for 24 hours to highlight the environmental and ethical consequences of consumerism.
 
PHIL MICKELSON AND TIGER WOODS PLAY FOR $9 MILLION IN LAS VEGAS
Golfers Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods face-off in an 18-hole match play event in Las Vegas, titled 'The Match', where they compete for $9 million in prize money.
 
NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE DAY
As part of Native American Heritage Month.
 
NATIONAL FLOSSING DAY
 
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON RECESS 11/16 – 11/26
 
SENATE ON RECESS 11/16 – 11/26

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