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Crash Near Hatch

Published on June 23, 2017 at 01:45PM

HATCH, Utah (AP)-Per the official Twitter of UDOT,a crash has stalled traffic south of Hatch during a busy weekend in the Garfield County area. With the Panguitch Balloon Festival underway…

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Brian Head Fire Grows To 28K Acres

Published on June 23, 2017 at 12:29PM

(Brian Head, UT)—Fire crews battling the Brian Head fire are now evacuating the Mammoth Springs area. Officials say it has now grown to close to 28-thousand acres. They…

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Teen Shot By Police Pleads Guilty

Published on June 23, 2017 at 12:29PM

(Salt Lake City, UT)—The case of the Utah teen charged with robbery and drug possession after getting shot by Salt Lake City police is resolved in a plea…

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Utah teen to spend 10 years to life in jail for stabbing

Published on June 23, 2017 at 12:27PM

PROVO, Utah (AP) — A Utah teen will serve time in prison for a violent attack last year where he stabbed four classmates and himself and hit a fifth person…

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400 more homes evacuated as Utah wildfire grows

Published on June 23, 2017 at 12:13PM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Gov. Gary Herbert says a wildfire near a southwestern Utah ski town has forced the evacuations of 400 more homes after the fire doubled…

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The Latest on wildfires burning across the West

Published on June 23, 2017 at 12:13PM

Officials say a Utah wildfire has burned 13 more homes as it spreads through an area with houses and cabins near a popular fishing lake. Forest Service spokeswoman Cigi Burton…

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Dollahite To Serve Ten Years For Stabbing At High School 

Published on June 23, 2017 at 12:12PM

(Provo, UT) —  A teenager who stabbed multiple people at an Orem high school will spend at least ten years behind bars.  Sixteen-year-old Luke Dollahite was sentenced yesterday for a November…

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EPA prepares to dam mine waste in southwest Colorado

Published on June 23, 2017 at 12:12PM

SILVERTON, Colo. (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency is studying whether it can close a dam inside a southwestern Colorado mountain to stop a leak of contaminated mine water into…

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Gov. defends handling of contentious Chaffetz-seat election

Published on June 23, 2017 at 12:12PM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Gov. Gary Herbert is defending his handling of an increasingly contentious special election called after a surprise resignation announcement from U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz. Herbert…

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Woman Accused Of Embezzling From Employer 

Published on June 23, 2017 at 12:11PM

(Washington City, UT) —  A woman will make a court appearance next week on charges of embezzling from her employer.  Police arrested Amy Attwell on Monday for allegedly taking 60-thousand-dollars from…

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All Roads To Panguitch Lake Are Closed

Published on June 22, 2017 at 01:58PM

BRIAN HEAD, Utah (AP)-Thursday afternoon, per a tweet from the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, all roads to Panguitch Lake have been closed. This report stems from the Garfield County…

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Insurance study ties legal pot to boost in car crash claims

Published on June 22, 2017 at 12:55PM

DENVER (AP) — A recent insurance study links increased car crash claims to legalized recreational marijuana. The Highway Loss Data Institute, a leading insurance research group, said in study results…

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EPA prepares to dam mine waste in southwest Colorado

Published on June 22, 2017 at 12:55PM

SILVERTON, Colo. (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency is studying whether it can close a dam inside a southwestern Colorado mountain to stop the drainage of contaminated mine water into…

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Utah university to update discrimination, protest policies

Published on June 22, 2017 at 12:53PM

OREM, Utah (AP) — The Utah Valley University is set to make changes to protect its transgender students and set restrictions on protests and demonstrations. The Daily Herald reports (http://bit.ly/2rWfL1U…

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Asians, Multiracial Groups Fastest Growing

Published on June 22, 2017 at 12:51PM

(Salt Lake City, UT)—Asians and multiracial populations are the fastest-growing ethnic groups in Utah. “The Deseret News” cites new Census data showing both groups grew by six percent…

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Person Of Interest In Idaho Triple Homicide May Be In Ogden Area 

Published on June 22, 2017 at 10:58AM

(Ogden, UT) —  Ogden police are keeping an eye out for a person of interest in a triple homicide that happened in Idaho.  Police issued a search warrant at a home…

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Huntsman Cancer Institute, University Of Utah Open Cancer Research Center 

Published on June 22, 2017 at 10:58AM

(Salt Lake City, UT) —  A new cancer center in Salt Lake City is designed to give hope to children and families in Utah and beyond.  Officials from the University of…

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Brian Head Fire Explodes In Size 

Published on June 22, 2017 at 10:58AM

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(Brian Head, UT) —  High winds whipped the Brian Head Fire to more than quintuple in size.  It took the nearly one-thousand-acre fire a day or so to explode to nearly…

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Hospitality groups critical of Utah strict new DUI threshold

Published on June 22, 2017 at 10:57AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah lawmakers who passed the strictest DUI threshold in the country got an earful Wednesday from restaurant and tourism groups who oppose the 0.05 percent…

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Polygamous leader hit with new felony charge after capture

Published on June 22, 2017 at 10:57AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs is being charged with a new felony count after he was captured following nearly a year on the run. Authorities…

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Officials approve $300K settlement on 2012 Utah fire

Published on June 22, 2017 at 10:57AM

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Utah officials have reached a $300,000 settlement with a man accused of starting a 2012 fire that led to the evacuation than 1,000 northwestern Utah homes….

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Judge blocks merger of nuclear-waste disposal companies

Published on June 22, 2017 at 10:57AM

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A federal judge in Delaware has blocked a Utah-based nuclear waste disposal company from buying a Texas-based competitor. The judge on Wednesday ruled in favor of…

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Jim Bennett sues to get in Utah race to replace Chaffetz

Published on June 22, 2017 at 10:56AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Jim Bennett, the son of the late U.S. Sen. Bob Bennett, is suing to get on the ballot with his new political party in the…

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Jive Building Pleasant Grove HQ

Published on June 21, 2017 at 01:15PM

(Orem, UT)—Utah cloud communications company Jive is building a new headquarters campus in Pleasant Grove. The company which offers cloud-based phone, conferencing, and contact management services says it’s…

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Woman Shot During Robbery ID'd As Suspect

Published on June 21, 2017 at 01:14PM

(Salt Lake City, UT)—The woman shot during a robbery at a Quiznos restaurant last night is identified as a robbery suspect. Salt Lake City police say the woman…

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United Utah Party Suing Utah

Published on June 21, 2017 at 01:13PM

(Salt Lake City, UT)—The state’s lieutenant governor’s office faces a lawsuit from a man claiming to be blocked from the ballot to replace resigning Congressman Jason Chaffetz. The…

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Winds Blow Brian Head Fire To 2,800 Acres

Published on June 21, 2017 at 01:12PM

(Brian Head, UT)—The Brian Head Fire is now up to 28-hundred acres because of high winds. Firefighters last night estimated it to be about 15 percent contained before…

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Town Of Torrey Out Of Water

Published on June 21, 2017 at 01:12PM

(Torrey, UT)—The town of Torrey just outside Capitol Reef National Park is in a state of emergency after running out of water. State officials began trucking water into…

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Police search for Utah man after 3 bodies found in Idaho

Published on June 21, 2017 at 01:11PM

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Police in Idaho are searching nationwide for a man they say should be considered “armed and dangerous” in connection with the shooting deaths of three women…

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Man drowns after rope swing at Farmington Pond

Published on June 21, 2017 at 01:10PM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police say a 23-year-old Farmington man has drowned after jumping off a rope swing into a pond. The Ogden Standard-Examiner reports that authorities say the…

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Man who falsely told daughter's school to evacuate sentenced

Published on June 21, 2017 at 01:09PM

AMERICAN FORK, Utah (AP) — A Utah man accused of telling officials at his daughter’s elementary school to evacuate the building because he had explosives in his vehicle parked outside…

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Fire Destroys Two Sheds On South Main Street 

Published on June 21, 2017 at 11:37AM

(St. George, UT) —  Two sheds are destroyed by a fire in Saint George.  Fire crews were called to the scene yesterday afternoon on South Main Street but couldn’t stop both…

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State Fairpark Arena Set To Be Finished Next Week 

Published on June 21, 2017 at 11:36AM

(Salt Lake City, UT) —  A new arena at the Utah State Fairpark is on schedule to be finished by the end of the month.  The ten-thousand-seat arena will be officially…

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Family, Friends Of Utahn Killed In London To Hold Concert 

Published on June 21, 2017 at 11:36AM

(Bountiful, UT) —  A tribute concert will be held for a Utah man who lost his life in a terrorist attack in London.  Family and friends of Kurt Cochran plan to…

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Six Arrested After St. George Drug Bust 

Published on June 21, 2017 at 11:36AM

(St. George, UT) —  Six people are behind bars this morning following a drug bust in Saint George that involved a SWAT team.  Saint George police and the Washington County Drug…

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Brian Head Fire Grows To 1,800 Acres, 15-Percent Contained 

Published on June 21, 2017 at 11:34AM

(Brian Head, UT) —  Firefighters are struggling to contain a wildfire burning in Iron County.  The Brian Head Fire nearly doubled yesterday, growing to about 18-hundred acres as winds pushed the…

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The Latest: Chief weighs changes but defends approach

Published on June 21, 2017 at 11:33AM

SANDY, Utah (AP) — A suburban Utah police chief says he’s weighing changes to the way stalking reports are handled amid questions about a 911 call made days before a…

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Lawmakers upset but won't stop process to replace Chaffetz

Published on June 21, 2017 at 11:33AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah lawmakers say Gov. Gary Herbert stepped outside of his constitutional role and into the Legislature’s by deciding the timing and process of a special…

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Former officer, ex-Marine pleads guilty to domestic violence

Published on June 21, 2017 at 11:33AM

PROVO, Utah (AP) — A former police officer and ex-Marine has pleaded guilty to domestic violence charges and was admitted to a specialty treatment program for veterans. Deseret News reports…

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Navajo council waiting for special session on plant lease

Published on June 21, 2017 at 10:49AM

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation Council has tabled legislation seeking to extend the lease on a coal-fired power plant in northern Arizona. Council members say they’ll wait…

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Vehicle on Fire Shuts Down I-15

Published on June 20, 2017 at 05:36PM

KANARRAVILLE, Utah (AP)-On what is becoming a wacky weather day in may parts of Utah, a vehicle on fire in Washington County has shut down I-15 for much of the…

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The Latest: Utah governor: Weed torch set fire near ski town

Published on June 20, 2017 at 01:44PM

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert says a weed torch ignited a wildfire that has forced more than 700 people to evacuate. Herbert is touring the fire-damaged area around the ski town…

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Second week of pageant on the horizon

Published on June 20, 2017 at 12:29PM

Following a successful first week, the Mormon Miracle Pageant is set to begin its second week of performances tonight at 9:30. Crowds have been good so far with perfect weather…

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2 Firefighters Hurt Battling Southwest Utah Blaze

Published on June 20, 2017 at 11:03AM

CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) — Two firefighters are recovering from injuries at a wildfire in southwest Utah that has forced the evacuation of more than 700 people and shut down…

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Utah facility will turn food waste into power, fertilizer

Published on June 20, 2017 at 11:01AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Officials have kicked off construction of a new facility in the city of North Salt Lake that will convert food waste into natural gas to…

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Forecasters warn of dangerously high heat in southern Utah

Published on June 20, 2017 at 10:59AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The National Weather Service is warning those hiking or spending time outside in southern Utah this week that temperatures could reach dangerously high levels. Forecasters…

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Chaffetz:  Trump Administration Worse Than Obama For Transparency 

Published on June 20, 2017 at 10:58AM

(Washington, DC) —  The outgoing head of the House Oversight Committee says the Trump administration is less transparent in some ways than the Obama administration.  Congressman Jason Chaffetz told the…

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Lawmakers To Hear Concerns About .05 DUI Law 

Published on June 20, 2017 at 10:58AM

(Salt Lake City, UT) —  Lawmakers are ready to hear the concerns that Utah business and tourism officials have about the state’s new DUI threshold.  Members of the legislature will hold…

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"Hamilton" Actor To Join Mormon Tabernacle Choir On Pioneer Day 

Published on June 20, 2017 at 10:54AM

(Salt Lake City, UT) —  An actor known for his role as George Washington in the Broadway show “Hamilton” will be coming to Salt Lake City to perform with the Mormon…

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Missing Teen Found Alive Near Scipio Summit 

Published on June 20, 2017 at 10:53AM

(Scipio, UT) —  A teen reported missing near Scipio was found alive in the desert.  Saint George News reports Rylan Ihde’s father found him yesterday morning near the spot where his…

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Excessive Heat Warning Continues 

Published on June 20, 2017 at 10:53AM

(St. George, UT) —  Even hotter weather is expected today through Thursday as an excessive heat warning remains in place.  Saint George topped out at 108 degrees yesterday, a reading taken…

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Forecasters warn of dangerously high heat in southern Utah

Published on June 19, 2017 at 01:56PM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The National Weather Service is warning those hiking or spending time outside in southern Utah this week that temperatures could reach dangerously high levels. Forecasters…

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Two Women in Iron County Break State Record for Largest Bass

Published on June 19, 2017 at 01:02PM

Two young women have laid claim to the state record for biggest catch of hybrid striped bass, or wiper. Cedar City News reports that Haydee Bullard and Rennen Halladay each caught…

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Torrey Town Receives Boil Order

Published on June 19, 2017 at 12:47PM

Residents of Torrey are being asked to boil water due to a possible bacterial contamination of the town’s water supply. The St. George News reports the water system in the…

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Two Utah Men Arrested after Vehicle Thefts in Millard County

Published on June 19, 2017 at 12:46PM

Two men believed responsible for a string of auto thefts in Millard County were arrested in Las Vegas, Nevada. Fox 13 News reports the Millard County Sheriff’s Office says it…

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Murder-Suicide Claims Two Lives in Beaver County

Published on June 19, 2017 at 12:24PM

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Authorities in Beaver County are investigating after a murder-suicide took the lives of a man and his wife Saturday night. Tom Nickells, 76, of Adamsville called dispatch around 6:30 p.m….

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Beaver Woman Wins Miss Utah Crown

Published on June 19, 2017 at 12:21PM

A Beaver native was crowned Miss Utah 2017 at Salt Lake City’s Capitol Theatre Saturday night. KSL News reports that Miss Panoramaland, JessiKate Riley, was awarded the title, along with…

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Salt Lake City Imam Finally Allowed To Return To U.S. From Kenya

Published on June 19, 2017 at 10:35AM

(Salt Lake City, UT)—An imam for a Salt Lake City mosque is finally back in Utah after being stranded in Kenya for several days. Yussef Abdi and his…

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Excessive Heat Warning In Effect Through Thursday

Published on June 19, 2017 at 10:34AM

(St. George, UT)—An excessive heat warning is in effect for Saint George through at least Thursday afternoon. The National Weather Service expects high temperatures to hover near 115…

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Plane Makes Emergency Landing On Road

Published on June 19, 2017 at 10:34AM

(Washington County, UT)—A small plane makes an unusual landing in Washington County. Officials say the pilot was having mechanical issues on Saturday and authorities were able to close…

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Two Men Reported Missing In Southern Utah

Published on June 19, 2017 at 10:34AM

(Millard County, UT)—Millard County authorities need help finding an Oregon man reportedly dealing with medical issues. The Highway Patrol reportedly found Rylan Ihde’s car abandoned and without gas…

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One Person Suffers Minor Injuries In Cedar City Crash

Published on June 19, 2017 at 10:34AM

(Cedar City, UT)—One person is recovering from minor injuries after a car crash in Cedar City. Investigators say a Chevy pulled out into the intersection of Main and…

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3 people stabbed during large fight at WestFest in Utah

Published on June 19, 2017 at 10:33AM

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (AP) — Three men have been hospitalized after being stabbed during a large fight at a Utah city’s celebration. One man stabbed in the chest was…

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Police weigh changes after Utah shooting killed mom, son

Published on June 19, 2017 at 10:33AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police in two Salt Lake City suburbs are reviewing the way they handle 911 calls involving stalking and threats after records revealed authorities received two…

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Dog tied to fatal hit-and-run in Utah found safe

Published on June 19, 2017 at 10:33AM

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (AP) — Utah authorities have found a dog that is tied to a fatal hit-and-run. Police say 47-year-old victim Jeremy Hardman got out of his car…

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University of Utah trustees OK new electronic game degree

Published on June 19, 2017 at 10:32AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The University of Utah board of trustees has approved a new undergraduate degree in electronic gaming. The Deseret News reports that faculty hope to launch…

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Utah to reduce treatment wait time for mentally ill inmates

Published on June 19, 2017 at 10:32AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mentally ill Utah inmates may see a reduction in their wait time for treatment necessary for their cases to proceed. Reports say the Disability Law…

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The Latest: Democrats nominate Allen in Chaffetz race

Published on June 19, 2017 at 10:32AM

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Utah Democrats have nominated physician Kathie Allen as their candidate in the election to replace Republican Jason Chaffetz in the U.S. House. Delegates to the Democratic…

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Crews continue to fight wildfire that forced town evacuation

Published on June 19, 2017 at 10:30AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Crews are continuing to fight a wildfire that shut down a highway and forced the evacuation of hundreds of people from a ski town in…

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