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Good Evening.
An Ice Skating Rink is not the only thing coming to downtown Roanoke.
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Now news that a 12 screen movie theater will be built on top of the Ice Palace on Williamson Road.
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Brush fires are burning out of Control in Southern California threatening homes in Escondido.
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A Roanoke company that advertised discounts on products ended up costing customers hundreds of dollars.
Just what happened to Consumer Choice and it's owners? We'll have a report.
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Join us for News 7 at Eleven after the Country Music Awards.

Albert


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anchor tag!!!
Jurors heard a surprise witness in the Marv Albert sex trial --
Byron Pitts reports.
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((The last witness of the day did more than damage Albert's credibility she boosted the Prosecution's case. Patricia Masden A corporate employee for Hyatt Hotel .. testified Albert once bit her on the neck and tried to force her to perform oral sex in a hotel room in 1994 - all while he was wearing women's panties and a garter bet. He scare me she said. He tried to force me down on my knees. Defense lawyer Roy Black objected but the judge said her testimony is QUOTE "ALMOST A CARBON COPY" of the allegations in this case and goes to the heart of the prosecutions charge of forcible sodomy. This 42-year old woman claims Albert bit her on the back and forced her to perform Oral sex in a Virginia Hotel room last February. A hospital nurse testified she treated the woman for 18-20 bite marks and some broke the skin. Byron Pitts CBS News, Arlington))

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A Roanoke dentist took the stand-
Dr. Alvin (Kay-gee) Kagey identified Albert's teeth as matching a bite mark on his accuser.

IRS


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Taxpayers who say their lives were ruined by IRS went before a senate committee today.
One by one taxpayers testified at Senate hearings-
Liz Mullen reports.
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((KATHERINE HICKS/TAXPAYER: THE IRS IS JUDGE, JURY AND EXECUTIONER.. ANSWERABLE TO NONE! IT IS AN EXTENTION OF A POLICE STATE AND THIS IS A NATIONAL SHAME!
The IRS went after Katherine Hicks's new husband for back taxes owed by her ex-husband. She had to get divorced from her new husband in order to sort out problems he had nothing to do with.
Then there's Tom Savage a contractor who, despite exoneration by the justice department, had to turn over 50-thousand dollars he didn't owe just to get tax collectors off his back.
TOM SAVAGE/ TAXPAYER: BELIEVE ME, WHEN THE SOURCES OF THE GOVERNMENT ARE UNLEASHED ON YOU, YOU ARE IN TROUBLE.
Horror stories like these were the centerpiece of a second day of hearings as congress considers overhauling the troubled Internal Revenue Service. For its part.. the I.R.S. is under increasing pressure to collect about 90 billion dollars in delinquent back taxes from last year alone. But at issue on the hill was the nature of the collection process:
MONSIGNOR LAWRENCE BALLWEG/ RETIRED PRIEST: IF, AS A PASTOR, I TREATED PEOPLE LIKE THAT, THE PEWS IN THE CHURCH WOULD CERTAINLY BE EMPTY. NANCY JACOBS/TAXPAYER: WHEN YOU HAVE SOMEONE COME AND TELL YOU THEY'LL TAKE YOUR CAR, YOUR HOME AND EVERYTHING YOU OWN YOU DO WHAT THEY TELL YOU TO DO. LIZ MULLEN CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.))

Farmer


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Police pinpointed the man who allegedly shot a Danville police officer last November, but he will never stand trial.
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29-year old Marlowe Andre Farmer was charged with attempted murder for apparently shooting and injuring Officer Dennis Haley during a drug raid.
A federal jury convicted Farmer on drug charges after also hearing evidence of the shooting.
Now Commonwealth's Attorney Bill Fuller says there's no point presenting the same evidence again in circuit court.
Fuller says a federal judge will consider the shooting when he sentences Farmer next month.
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Bedford-Murder


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The suspect in last nights double murder in Bedford was arraigned today.
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23-year old Andre Eugene Evans faces first degree and capital murder charges, along with two counts of using a firearm to commit a felony.
He allegedly shot Timothy Ray Robinson and Lorin Tyler Murphy near the intersection of South and Franklin Streets.
Witnesses say they were arguing about tennis shoes.
Timothy Robinson's cousin heard the shots, but did not realized what had happened until a neighbor called for help.
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Police say neighbors helped them find Evans, who was hiding in the basement of a nearby house.
They're not commenting on possible motives.
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Consumer-Choice


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A Roanoke company that advertised discounts on products, ended up costing customers hundreds of dollars.
Now the police are looking for the former owner.
Tonya Flory has the details. ***ANCHOR TAG***
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((Connie Clark thought she was saving money when she joined "Consumer Choice"...a discount buying club where customers pay up to 1000 dollars for memberships. Clark says at the time, it sounded like a good deal...
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((CONNIE CLARK/SCAMMED BY CONSUMER CHOICE:WE REALLY DEBATED ON IT, NOW WE LOOK BACK, IT WAS PROBABLY A VERY STUPID THING TO DO, BUT IRIS JOHNSON AS I SAID, IN THE PROMOTION, YOU CAN BUY A CARROT DIAMONDS, 1000 DOLLAR RING FOR 400 DOLLARS, EVERYTHING YOU GET, YOU CAN GET REEBOKS FOR 20 DOLLARS A PAIR. SHE JUST MADE THINGS UNBELIEVABLE.))
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Better Business Bureau officials say Iris Johnson has always been a consistent member of the company that used several different names. PRE-PRO(card) Leonard Morgan was president of the latest venture called Consumer Choice. Police say white collar crime is difficult to prove, but charges of operating under false pretenses are pending against individuals involved in the business.
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((CONNIE CLARK:I WOULD LIKE FOR THESE CON ARTISTS TO BE TOTALLY OUT OF BUSINESS. I THINK THE LAW NEEDS TO PROTECT US BETTER THAN LETTING SOMEONE RE START UP UNDER A NEW NAME, BUT BE THE SAME THING, TIME AFTER TIME.))
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Consumers Choice financial matters have been turned over to Laurel Ridge enterprises, a brokerage company in Roanoke.
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((FRAN STEVENZ/BBB:THE DETECTIVE DIVISION SHOULD DEFINITELY DO SOMETHING FOR THE PEOPLE WHO PAID MONEY FOR MERCHANDISE AND DID NOT RECEIVE IT.))
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(WHEN MORGAN HUNG THE OUT OF BUSINESS SIGN ON THE DOORS ON CONSUMER CHOICE AND

SKIPPED TOWN OWING MANY UNSATISFIED CUSTOMERS MONEY AND MERCHANDISE, HE EVEN LEFT HIS SECRETARY, OWING HER TWO WEEKS PAY.))
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Roanoke City Police are advising individuals who have accounts with Consumer Choice to contact their detective department.
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Coming up next, a group of Virginia lawmakers experiences life on welfare first hand,
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and Roanoke could get a boost with the proposed return of movie theaters to the downtown.
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Brush-Fire


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A brush fire is burning
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out of control in Southern California- and forcing people out of their homes.
The fire covers 750 acres and is threatening homes in the Escondido area.
450 firefighters are working to try and stop the blaze-
So far it's fast moving- The fire began this afternoon and quickly spread, already damaging several buildings.
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Gilmore


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While Jim Gilmore was courting voters today, Virginia's Explore Park was courting the Republican candidate for Governor.
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Gilmore toured the living history park in Roanoke County.
He said he enjoys the state's historic attractions, and believes Explore is the type of attraction that would have his support, if he's elected Governor.
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((JIM GILMORE/R- CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR: I CAN TELL YOU THAT I THINK WE WANT TO HAVE INCREASED TOURISM OPPORTUNITIES AND WE'RE CERTAINLY GOING TO WANT TO PUT INCREASED DOLLARS IN MAKING SURE WE ATTRACT PEOPLE TO VIRGINIA AND THIS LOOKS TO ME LIKE A WONDERFUL OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE A CONTRIBUTION.))
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Gilmore also tested his shooting skills at "On Target," an indoor range in Roanoke.
He announced the formation of a new campaign group, "Sportsmen for Gilmore."
Taking aim at gun control laws, he promised to fight anyone who would strip away the rights of the state's sportsmen.
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Walk-Mile


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They say they're going to do it even if they lose.
Two of Virginia's six statewide candidates will live off food stamps for a month.
It's called the "Walk A Mile" program.
Ellen Qualls reports.
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((JUDY MASON/VA. COUNCIL AGAINST POVERTY: WE CAN'T UNDERSTAND THE SITUATION THAT ANOTHER PERSON IS IN UNLESS WE'VE WALKED A MILE IN THEIR SHOES.))
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The Walk-A-Mile program is recruiting candidates in Virginia... some as high profile as Don Beyer and Mark Earley.
NOT to run for office though.
To live on food stamps and spend a few hours each week for a month with a welfare recipient.
Food stamps mean the Beyer family and the Earley family will eat NO pre-prepared foods ... NOT from restaurants... NOT even from the deli or frozen food sections at the grocery store.
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((LT. GOV. DON BEYER: I THINK MOST OF US DON'T REALIZE WHAT A GREAT STRUGGLE IT IS TO BE ON FOOD STAMPS. TO TRY TO RAISE A COUPLE OF KIDS WITH VERY LITTLE MONEY. AND TO BE EATING BEANS AND RICE DAY AFTER DAY AFTER DAY. AND I CAN'T PRETEND THAT I KNOW. BUT I'M GONNA FIND OUT.))
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((SEN. MARK EARLEY/R-CANDIDATE FOR ATTORNEY GEN.: WE HAVE A FAMILY OF SIX CHILDREN. SO WE EAT SORT OF SPARTAN ANYWAY. SO IT WILL BE INTERESTING TO SEE HOW IT COMPARES WITH THAT BUDGET.))
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The Walk a Mile program kicks off AFTER the election -- which was an absolute condition for these guys.
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((LT. GOV. DON BEYER: ESPECIALLY BECAUSE WE TEND TO EAT BREAKFAST AT MCDONALD'S AND LUNCH AT TACO BELL AND DINNER WHEREVER WE CAN.))
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((SEN. MARK EARLEY/R-CANDIDATE FOR ATTORNEY GEN.: I THINK IT WOULD BE A GOOD THING FOR EVERY MEMBER OF THE LEGISLATURE TO DO IT.))
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Many of them are-- mostly Democrats.
Walk A Mile's also a two-way street: the welfare recipient will spend a few days in the politician's shoes as well.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Richmond.
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Coming up a little later in our newscast,
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we'll see who was the big winner tonight as we wrap up the country music awards.
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Ice-Rink


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Back in June, a Charlottesville company called D-and-R Development unveiled plans to build "The Roanoke Ice Park" downtown.
Since then, construction of a competing rink in Roanoke, called "The Ice Palace" has already begun.
But as Len Besthoff reports, the group involved in the first project hopes to have another draw to its facility... a 12 screen movie theater.
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((LEE DANIELSON/D&R DEVELOPMENT: WE DO HAVE A LETTER OF INTENT FROM MARQUIS THEATERS OF CHARLESTON WEST VIRGINIA.))
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The head of D-and-R Development says the theaters will have a total of 21-hundred seats.
If this does become a reality two things are clear: it will bring theatergoers downtown for the first time in decades, AND more demand for parking.
Project backers don't appear concerned.
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((MATT KENNEL/DOWNTOWN ROANOKE INC.: MOST OF THE DEMAND FOR PARKING AT THE MOVIE THEATER IS THE SAME AS THE ICE PARK, WHICH IS IN THE EVENING HOURS. IN THE EVENING WE LITERALLY HAVE THOUSANDS OF PARKING SPACES AVAILABLE IN DOWNTOWN ROANOKE, A COUPLE OF THOUSAND OF THOSE WITHIN VERY SHORT WALKING DISTANCE TO THE FACILITY.))
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At the same time, the Roanoke Express hockey team announced it will move its offices to the Ice Park once it opens next year, and the rink will serve as its official practice ice.
This year, it will practice on the Ice Palace, already under construction near the airport.
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((PIERRE PAIEMENT/ROANOKE EXPRESS GM: WE'RE TRYING TO CONCENTRATE IN ONE BUILDING. IF WE CAN HAVE FACILITY, PRACTICE FACILITY AT THE SAME TIME OFFICE SPACE THERE, THAT'S IDEAL FOR OUR FRANCHISE.))
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((A number of contracts regarding the Roanoke Ice Park must still be signed. But the parties involved insist that they will reach their goal. Len Besthoff News-7. ))
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S-Score


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The Orioles go for the clincher tonight, the Hokies have a new AD, Steve Mason has Hometown Hoops Weekly, and the Rockies suffer through a unimaginable day on and off the diamond.
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But first tonight it's been an eventful day in big leagues.
Just five games before the end of the season the Blue Jays fired Cito Gaston.
He took the Jays to two world series crowns and four divisional titles.
And Martinsville native Todd Hundley, the Mets catcher will miss the first half of next season.
He is scheduled to undergo surgery on Friday to replace a ligament in his right elbow.
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Sports Tease


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Still to come on News 7 sports, it's time to check out another edition on Hometown Hoops Weekly.
This week Steve Mason
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takes us south on 220 for a look at some of the programs in the Piedmont district.
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S-Orioles


ANCHOR=Mike
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The Baltimore Orioles clinched the American League eastern division pennant last night with a 9 to 3 win aaover the Blue Jays in Toronto.
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With Cito Gaston getting the boot earlier yesterday, pitching coach Mel Queen took over the managerial duties for Toronto last night.
But it was the O's who took over in 6th. After falling behind 2-to-nothing Baltimore unloaded for 5 runs in the inning as they clinch the East with the 9 to 3 win.
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The Reds and Cards are out of the playoff chase, but Mark McGwire is still chasing Roger Maris.
Last night he hit his 55th homer of the season to tie Junior for the big league lead. He has four games left.
Cards lost last night 5-to-4.
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S-Million


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Yesterday saw no such joy for the Colorado Rockies organization.
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21-Year-old Doug Million, the Rockies first round draft pick in 1994 died early yesterday morning out in Mesa, Arizona after suffering an asthma attack.
Million was pitching with the Rockies instructional league team at the time.
The Sarasota, Florida native pitched for the Salem Avalanche from 1995

through this past season.
The former national high school player of the year was 21.
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S-Giants


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The day turned out to be a total disaster for the Rockies, who were officially eliminated from the playoff chase after they lost to the Giants 4-to-3.
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The game was tied in the ninth inning when Brian Johnson belted his second game winning homer of the week.
The rocket shot lowers the Giants' magic number for clinching the NL west
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title to just 3.
San Francisco takes it 4-to-3.
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S-Tech


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WRITER=Roy
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A new era of Hokie athletics was christened yesterday with the hiring of Jim Weaver as Virginia Tech's new Athletic Director.
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Weaver comes to Tech after serving as the A-D at Western Michigan University.
He has a strong background in athletics having been an associate A-D aaat the university of Florida for 9 years. He also played and coached at Penn State under Joe Paterno, and he was the A-D at U-N-L-V before assuming his post at Western Michigan.
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Sharon McCloskey, who served as the interim A-D and was a candidate for the job will resume her duties as the Hokies Associate Athletic Director.

S-Express


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The Roanoke Express' head coach and director of hockey operations Frank Anzalone announced the acquisition of Jeff Scharf (SKARF) from the Charlotte Checkers today.
Scharf is a 20 year old center.
He's 6 feet one and weighs 190 pounds.

S-NBA


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Another big trade in the NBA last night as the Orlando Magic unloaded troubled guard Dennis Scott.
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Scott averaged 15 points, three rebounds, and 2 assists in seven seasons with the Magic, but he has been threatening to skip training camp.
In return for Scott the Magic gets two good players in veteran Derek Harper and forward Ed O'Bannon.
The Mavs also get $500 thousand bucks.
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S-Hoops


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Hometown Hoops Weekly is back off the bench tonight for another round.
And tonight Steve Mason tries out the hardwood in Henry County.
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((:)) ((:))
((The junior, who was also the 1996 Region four player of the year, is averaging around 24 points and 10 rebounds per game; amazing; considering four starters from last years team are gone. ((:))
Bassett opens district play next Tuesday against Carla Giles martinsville team; which was picked 1st in the pre season. The Lady Bulldogs are 8 and 2. ((:))
Fieldale Collinsville first year coach Liz Ann Stegall remains optimistic in her first year; despite returning only four players with any varsity experience. The Lady cavaliers are 2 and 6. Team leader Lisa Clark, her teammates and the coach feel like this could be the Aretha Franklin RESPECT season.))
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CMA


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Tonight was the night for country music stars to shine.
Tuxedos, cowboy hats, big hair and sequins were the order for the day as the Country Music Association recognized its best and brightest. Lee Cowan wraps it all up.
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