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  • Fatal crash closes part of I-90

    Fatal crash closes part of I-90

    Monday, June 11 2018 10:15 AM EDT2018-06-11 14:15:54 GMT
    Monday, June 11 2018 10:15 AM EDT2018-06-11 14:15:54 GMT

    According to Washington State Patrol, it happened at about 11 p.m. Sunday night. 

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    According to Washington State Patrol, it happened at about 11 p.m. Sunday night. 

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  • As pool season starts, keep these safety tips in mind

    As pool season starts, keep these safety tips in mind

    Thursday, June 7 2018 5:05 PM EDT2018-06-07 21:05:52 GMT
    Thursday, June 7 2018 5:05 PM EDT2018-06-07 21:05:52 GMT

    Whether you're heading out to a local community pool with a lifeguard or to take a dip in your own backyard pool, there's a few safety tips you should know.

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    Whether you're heading out to a local community pool with a lifeguard or to take a dip in your own backyard pool, there's a few safety tips you should know.

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  • Les Blair Fire 100 percent contained

    Les Blair Fire 100 percent contained

    Tuesday, June 5 2018 4:46 AM EDT2018-06-05 08:46:43 GMT
    Wednesday, June 6 2018 10:44 AM EDT2018-06-06 14:44:50 GMT

    Tonight, firefighters are getting a better handle on the Les Blair fire that started yesterday afternoon.

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    Tonight, firefighters are getting a better handle on the Les Blair fire that started yesterday afternoon.

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  • Hermiston PD investigating shooting early Monday morning

    Hermiston PD investigating shooting early Monday morning

    Monday, June 4 2018 1:36 PM EDT2018-06-04 17:36:24 GMT
    Tuesday, June 5 2018 3:51 PM EDT2018-06-05 19:51:01 GMT

    Hermiston Police say they are looking into a report of a shooting early Monday morning.

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    Hermiston Police say they are looking into a report of a shooting early Monday morning.

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  • Two men injured in stabbing Sunday night in Hermiston

    Two men injured in stabbing Sunday night in Hermiston

    Monday, June 4 2018 1:30 PM EDT2018-06-04 17:30:54 GMT
    Tuesday, June 5 2018 3:43 PM EDT2018-06-05 19:43:36 GMT

    Hermiston Police are investigating a stabbing from Sunday night where two men had to be taken by LifeFlight. 

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    Hermiston Police are investigating a stabbing from Sunday night where two men had to be taken by LifeFlight. 

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  • June is Men's Health Month

    June is Men's Health Month

    Tuesday, June 5 2018 2:40 PM EDT2018-06-05 18:40:08 GMT
    Tuesday, June 5 2018 2:40 PM EDT2018-06-05 18:40:08 GMT

    June is Men's Health Month and is dedicated to focus attention to men's health needs, encouraging men to go to yearly health checkups and physicals.  

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    June is Men's Health Month and is dedicated to focus attention to men's health needs, encouraging men to go to yearly health checkups and physicals.  

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  • Business Spotlight: Winegar's Ice Cream & Coffee

    Business Spotlight: Winegar's Ice Cream & Coffee

    Tuesday, June 5 2018 2:27 PM EDT2018-06-05 18:27:35 GMT
    Tuesday, June 5 2018 2:27 PM EDT2018-06-05 18:27:35 GMT

    With over 30 ice cream flavors, a beloved Eastern Washington ice cream shop has arrived to Downtown Yakima.

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    With over 30 ice cream flavors, a beloved Eastern Washington ice cream shop has arrived to Downtown Yakima.

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  • Graduation Week: Tho Paw

    Graduation Week: Tho Paw

    Tuesday, June 5 2018 1:58 PM EDT2018-06-05 17:58:56 GMT
    Tuesday, June 5 2018 1:58 PM EDT2018-06-05 17:58:56 GMT

    A Kennewick High School senior is taking her teachers' inspiration and using it to help future students. 

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    A Kennewick High School senior is taking her teachers' inspiration and using it to help future students. 

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  • Jet ski fun with Pacific Shorz Power Sports

    Jet ski fun with Pacific Shorz Power Sports

    Tuesday, June 5 2018 1:39 PM EDT2018-06-05 17:39:42 GMT
    Tuesday, June 5 2018 1:39 PM EDT2018-06-05 17:39:42 GMT

    Jet skiing is the perfect way to kick off summer, and Pacific Shorz Power Sports offers customers everything they need to have a safe and good time out on the water with jet skis.

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    Jet skiing is the perfect way to kick off summer, and Pacific Shorz Power Sports offers customers everything they need to have a safe and good time out on the water with jet skis.

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  • Glamping at Cherry Wood Bed Breakfast and Barn

    Glamping at Cherry Wood Bed Breakfast and Barn

    Tuesday, June 5 2018 1:31 PM EDT2018-06-05 17:31:16 GMT
    Tuesday, June 5 2018 1:31 PM EDT2018-06-05 17:31:16 GMT

    One local bed and breakfast is putting the 'glam' in camping by taking you glamping.

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    One local bed and breakfast is putting the 'glam' in camping by taking you glamping.

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  • Buffalo Fire in Selah Contained

    Buffalo Fire in Selah Contained

    Monday, June 4 2018 11:10 AM EDT2018-06-04 15:10:53 GMT
    Tuesday, June 5 2018 1:49 AM EDT2018-06-05 05:49:50 GMT

    SELAH, WA- The Buffalo Fire burning near Selah is contained.

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    SELAH, WA- The Buffalo Fire burning near Selah is contained.

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  • Cougar sighting reported by employee with Benton County Sheriff's Office

    Cougar sighting reported by employee with Benton County Sheriff's Office

    Monday, June 4 2018 2:02 PM EDT2018-06-04 18:02:02 GMT
    Monday, June 4 2018 2:02 PM EDT2018-06-04 18:02:02 GMT
    Anyone who has a similar sighting is asked to call the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife at (360) 902-2929.Anyone who has a similar sighting is asked to call the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife at (360) 902-2929.

    The Benton County Sheriff's Office is reporting one of their employees spotted a cougar Monday morning.

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    The Benton County Sheriff's Office is reporting one of their employees spotted a cougar Monday morning.

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  • Fire Marshal's office investigating fatal fire in Selah

    Fire Marshal's office investigating fatal fire in Selah

    Monday, June 4 2018 1:43 PM EDT2018-06-04 17:43:26 GMT
    Monday, June 4 2018 1:43 PM EDT2018-06-04 17:43:26 GMT
    The estimated loss in the building is $140,000.00. 20 firefighters responded. A name of the victim was not immediately released.The estimated loss in the building is $140,000.00. 20 firefighters responded. A name of the victim was not immediately released.

    Investigators with the Yakima County Fire Marshal's office are trying to figure out what caused a fatal fire in Selah.

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    Investigators with the Yakima County Fire Marshal's office are trying to figure out what caused a fatal fire in Selah.

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  • Suspect arrested in Pasco homicide

    Suspect arrested in Pasco homicide

    Monday, June 4 2018 10:22 AM EDT2018-06-04 14:22:02 GMT
    Monday, June 4 2018 11:06 AM EDT2018-06-04 15:06:14 GMT
    If you know anything, you are asked to give them a call.If you know anything, you are asked to give them a call.

    They've now arrested 27-year-old Victor Paniagua on first degree murder charges in the death of 47-year-old Abel Contreras. 

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    They've now arrested 27-year-old Victor Paniagua on first degree murder charges in the death of 47-year-old Abel Contreras. 

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  • Hanford fire 100 percent contained

    Hanford fire 100 percent contained

    Monday, June 4 2018 10:30 AM EDT2018-06-04 14:30:14 GMT
    Monday, June 4 2018 11:05 AM EDT2018-06-04 15:05:36 GMT
    The fire is now out, but the home is a total loss. No injuries have been reported.The fire is now out, but the home is a total loss. No injuries have been reported.

    The fire started at about 7 p.m. on Sunday night near the Wye barricade. 

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    The fire started at about 7 p.m. on Sunday night near the Wye barricade. 

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  • Overnight standoff ends without arrest

    Overnight standoff ends without arrest

    Friday, June 1 2018 10:39 AM EDT2018-06-01 14:39:52 GMT
    Friday, June 1 2018 10:39 AM EDT2018-06-01 14:39:52 GMT

    It started at about 10:30 p.m. Thursday night near Agate and North 20th in Pasco. 

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    It started at about 10:30 p.m. Thursday night near Agate and North 20th in Pasco. 

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  • Family of Yakima mother fatally stabbed remember her loving and giving personality

    Family of Yakima mother fatally stabbed remember her loving and giving personality

    Tuesday, May 29 2018 12:21 PM EDT2018-05-29 16:21:23 GMT
    Thursday, May 31 2018 8:37 PM EDT2018-06-01 00:37:43 GMT

    A fatal stabbing on Memorial Day has left one baby without a mother in Yakima.

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    A fatal stabbing on Memorial Day has left one baby without a mother in Yakima.

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  • Semi truck rollover crash on eastbound I-82 Thursday morning

    Semi truck rollover crash on eastbound I-82 Thursday morning

    Thursday, May 31 2018 10:55 AM EDT2018-05-31 14:55:20 GMT
    Thursday, May 31 2018 4:04 PM EDT2018-05-31 20:04:48 GMT
    A Wapato resident reported a theft of a pickup to the Yakima County Sheriff’s Office.  The pickup had been equipped with a GPS locator.  The owner of the pickup was able to use a computer program to track the location of the pickup.  The pickup was firstA Wapato resident reported a theft of a pickup to the Yakima County Sheriff’s Office. The pickup had been equipped with a GPS locator. The owner of the pickup was able to use a computer program to track the location of the pickup. The pickup was first

    Semi-truck rollover crash on I-82 E before exit on Yakitat Road in Benton City. There were two people inside of the truck at the time of the accident, no injuries have been reported. Both people were transported to a hospital as a precaution. Washington State Patrol believes the driver fell asleep at the wheel, the accident is still under investigation. 

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    Semi-truck rollover crash on I-82 E before exit on Yakitat Road in Benton City. There were two people inside of the truck at the time of the accident, no injuries have been reported. Both people were transported to a hospital as a precaution. Washington State Patrol believes the driver fell asleep at the wheel, the accident is still under investigation. 

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  • Suspect in six hour standoff is fighting for his life at Harborview

    Suspect in six hour standoff is fighting for his life at Harborview

    Thursday, May 31 2018 2:55 AM EDT2018-05-31 06:55:02 GMT
    Thursday, May 31 2018 12:33 PM EDT2018-05-31 16:33:12 GMT

    Officers say Castro shot his two neighbors, 19-year-old Shawn Umphrey and 43-year-old Michael Bretches, Wednesday night during a confrontation.

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    Officers say Castro shot his two neighbors, 19-year-old Shawn Umphrey and 43-year-old Michael Bretches, Wednesday night during a confrontation.

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  • Brush fire shuts down part of Greenway in Union Gap

    Brush fire shuts down part of Greenway in Union Gap

    Thursday, May 31 2018 10:18 AM EDT2018-05-31 14:18:19 GMT
    Thursday, May 31 2018 10:52 AM EDT2018-05-31 14:52:02 GMT

    The fire started at about 3 a.m. Thursday morning off of I-82 near milepost 36. 

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    The fire started at about 3 a.m. Thursday morning off of I-82 near milepost 36. 

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  • Outdoor fun at the Yakima Arboretum

    Outdoor fun at the Yakima Arboretum

    Wednesday, May 30 2018 1:41 PM EDT2018-05-30 17:41:23 GMT
    Wednesday, May 30 2018 2:17 PM EDT2018-05-30 18:17:10 GMT

    Having some fun outdoors doesn't necessarily need to be so far away from home. 

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    Having some fun outdoors doesn't necessarily need to be so far away from home. 

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  • Paddle boarding fun available in Richland

    Paddle boarding fun available in Richland

    Wednesday, May 30 2018 1:47 PM EDT2018-05-30 17:47:41 GMT
    Wednesday, May 30 2018 1:47 PM EDT2018-05-30 17:47:41 GMT
    RICHLAND, WA - Greenies is a local shop in Richland that provides customers with equipment for outdoor fun activities such as kayaking and paddle boarding. The kayaks come with wheels to make it easy for people to wheel the kayaks down from the shop to the river. When kayaking, it's safer to paddle along the shore in order to avoid the strong currents that form in the middle of the river. It's also important to always wear a life jacket when out on the river, and to carry a whistle ...>>
    RICHLAND, WA - Greenies is a local shop in Richland that provides customers with equipment for outdoor fun activities such as kayaking and paddle boarding. The kayaks come with wheels to make it easy for people to wheel the kayaks down from the shop to the river. When kayaking, it's safer to paddle along the shore in order to avoid the strong currents that form in the middle of the river. It's also important to always wear a life jacket when out on the river, and to carry a whistle ...>>
  • Fire pit to blame for garage fire

    Fire pit to blame for garage fire

    Wednesday, May 30 2018 10:32 AM EDT2018-05-30 14:32:34 GMT
    Wednesday, May 30 2018 10:32 AM EDT2018-05-30 14:32:34 GMT

    It started at about 4 a.m. Wednesday morning on North 4th Avenue.  

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    It started at about 4 a.m. Wednesday morning on North 4th Avenue.  

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  • Increase in ticks expected this summer

    Increase in ticks expected this summer

    Tuesday, May 29 2018 1:47 PM EDT2018-05-29 17:47:49 GMT
    Tuesday, May 29 2018 1:47 PM EDT2018-05-29 17:47:49 GMT

    The Washington State Department of Health and several agencies are warning people to be extra cautious when going outdoors this summer. 

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    The Washington State Department of Health and several agencies are warning people to be extra cautious when going outdoors this summer. 

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  • Yakima hiking and wine tasting all in one place

    Yakima hiking and wine tasting all in one place

    Tuesday, May 29 2018 1:35 PM EDT2018-05-29 17:35:50 GMT
    Tuesday, May 29 2018 1:35 PM EDT2018-05-29 17:35:50 GMT

    If you're looking for something to do as the weather warms up, one place in Yakima mixes wine and hiking. 

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    If you're looking for something to do as the weather warms up, one place in Yakima mixes wine and hiking. 

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  • Business Spotlight: Edge Steakhouse & Sports Lounge

    Business Spotlight: Edge Steakhouse & Sports Lounge

    Monday, May 28 2018 1:47 PM EDT2018-05-28 17:47:30 GMT
    Monday, May 28 2018 1:47 PM EDT2018-05-28 17:47:30 GMT

    Edge Steakhouse and Sports Lounge in Kennewick overlooks the Zintel Creek Golf Course and is open to the public along with members of the club. 

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    Edge Steakhouse and Sports Lounge in Kennewick overlooks the Zintel Creek Golf Course and is open to the public along with members of the club. 

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  • Remembering lost children on National Missing Children's Day

    Remembering lost children on National Missing Children's Day

    Friday, May 25 2018 1:46 PM EDT2018-05-25 17:46:23 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 2:33 PM EDT2018-05-25 18:33:53 GMT

    The mother of Sofia Juarez reported her missing on February 4, 2003; just one day before her fifth birthday. 

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    The mother of Sofia Juarez reported her missing on February 4, 2003; just one day before her fifth birthday. 

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  • National Missing Children's Day

    National Missing Children's Day

    Friday, May 25 2018 12:20 PM EDT2018-05-25 16:20:58 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 12:20 PM EDT2018-05-25 16:20:58 GMT
    It is National Missing Children's Day, every year this serves as a reminder hundreds of thousands of kids are not at home with their families.It is National Missing Children's Day, every year this serves as a reminder hundreds of thousands of kids are not at home with their families.

    Friday, May 25th is a day to think about children. Not just your now, but those who are missing.

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    Friday, May 25th is a day to think about children. Not just your now, but those who are missing.

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  • YPD has new "Cop Logic" reporting system

    YPD has new "Cop Logic" reporting system

    Thursday, May 24 2018 2:09 PM EDT2018-05-24 18:09:30 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 2:09 PM EDT2018-05-24 18:09:30 GMT

    The Yakima Police Department has added a new reporting system to their website called "Cop Logic". 

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    The Yakima Police Department has added a new reporting system to their website called "Cop Logic". 

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  • Hiking and wildlife safety

    Hiking and wildlife safety

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:53 AM EDT2018-05-22 13:53:11 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 5:15 PM EDT2018-05-23 21:15:28 GMT
    Cougars often only come out when it's dark outside.Cougars often only come out when it's dark outside.
    Cougars often only come out when it's dark outside.Cougars often only come out when it's dark outside.

    The next time you're heading off for a hike in the Pacific Northwest, there's a few things to know in case you're confronted by a mountain lion.  

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    The next time you're heading off for a hike in the Pacific Northwest, there's a few things to know in case you're confronted by a mountain lion.  

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  • KPD needs tips after two men are shot over the weekend

    KPD needs tips after two men are shot over the weekend

    Monday, May 21 2018 11:37 AM EDT2018-05-21 15:37:54 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 5:15 PM EDT2018-05-23 21:15:28 GMT
    If you know anything, you are asked to give them a call.If you know anything, you are asked to give them a call.
    If you know anything, you are asked to give them a call.If you know anything, you are asked to give them a call.

    It happened around 2 p.m. Sunday near North Buchanan Street and West Canal Drive.

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    It happened around 2 p.m. Sunday near North Buchanan Street and West Canal Drive.

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  • Suspect in May 10 Yakima fatal stabbing arrested

    Suspect in May 10 Yakima fatal stabbing arrested

    Thursday, May 10 2018 10:34 AM EDT2018-05-10 14:34:25 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:47 PM EDT2018-05-23 18:47:56 GMT

    On Monday, Yakima Police arrested 25-year-old Earl Ruff in connection with the May 10 stabbing death of 23-year-old Giovanni Hernandez-Badillo.

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    On Monday, Yakima Police arrested 25-year-old Earl Ruff in connection with the May 10 stabbing death of 23-year-old Giovanni Hernandez-Badillo.

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  • STEM students participating in Project NANO

    STEM students participating in Project NANO

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:34 PM EDT2018-05-23 17:34:38 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:34 PM EDT2018-05-23 17:34:38 GMT

    Teams of Tri-Cities middle school students are showcasing science projects done with a SEM microscope for scientists to judge Wednesday at the REACH Museum from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. 

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    Teams of Tri-Cities middle school students are showcasing science projects done with a SEM microscope for scientists to judge Wednesday at the REACH Museum from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. 

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