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Articles from September 14, 2005

1 Percent Growth Strikes Some as Low for the County
Byline: KEVIN TURNER With commercial and residential construction booming in Nassau County in the past yearthe county's population grew 1 percent, according to the University of Florida. As of April 1, 65,652 people lived in the county, up from...
Around the Bend; St. Augustine Road Widening, Drainage System Plans Are on Public Meeting Agenda
Byline: DAN SCANLAN A public meeting to discuss the proposed city purchase of land along St. Augustine Road between Hood Landing Road and Julington Creek Road for a planned widening and storm-water drainage system is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Thursday...
'Art Walk' Concept Adds Some Wheels
Byline: Tamara McClaran Six art galleries in Jacksonville Beach and Ponte Vedra Beach are collaborating to celebrate artistry and the works of local and national contemporary artists Saturday during the Beaches Gallery Tour. The participating...
Atlantic Initially OKs Lower Property Tax Rate
Byline: Caren Burmeister ATLANTIC BEACH -- The City Commission gave tentative approval Monday for a $23.7 million operating budget and a lower property tax rate that would save the owner of a $200,000 home about $10 a year. The city's final public...
BCBS Has Strong Earnings for Year; Net Premiums Rose 10 Percent to $6.5 Billion in 2004, Compared to 2003
Byline: URVAKSH KARKARIA The real eye opener at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida's annual meeting Tuesday might have been that security personnel outnumbered policyholders. And, the one policyholder in attendance who asked the only question...
Big Hearts Help Drive Succeed; Many Respond to American Legion Effort
Byline: JOHN CARTER The images are disturbing, indelible, apocalyptic. A stretch of Mississippi shoreline with everything up to 15 miles inland simply gone with the wind and tide. An iconic city under water. Family members separated. ...
Billingsley Blasted as Suns Drop Opener; Jacksonville Ace Gives Up Four in First during 7-4 Loss to West Tenn
Byline: JEFF ELLIOTT Jacksonville Suns pitcher Chad Billingsley had allowed just three runs in his previous 45 2/3 innings entering Tuesday's opening game of the Southern League championship series. West Tenn exceeded that total in one-third...
Bishop Couple Works to Save Stranded Animals; Weekend Trip to Help Turned into Quest to Help Even More
Byline: MERRITT MELANCON ATHENS -- When Mark and Shannon Martin left their dry home in Bishop, Ga., south of Athens for the Katrina-ravaged New Orleans suburb of Slidell on Sept. 2, they planned to drop off supplies for a displaced pet shelter run...
Blue Devils Lose in Last Quarter; Bolles Held to Small Margin
Byline: SCOTT DYE Playing the defending state champions who again are ranked No. 1 among Florida's Class 2A schools is a tough task for any team. For undermanned Clay, which had five players out for disciplinary reasons, it was a next-to-impossible...
Board OKs Wetlands Plan; Freedom Commerce Centre Developers Have Been Fighting to Fill in Southside Land
Byline: DAVID BAUERLEIN PALATKA -- Freedom Commerce Centre's proposed development on 126 acres of wetlands in Jacksonville won the blessing of the St. Johns River Water Management District Board Tuesday. On a 4-2 vote, the board agreed with the...
Camden, St. Marys Locked in Jail Fight; Deadline Passes; County Wants to Refuse Some Prisoners from City
Byline: GORDON JACKSON ST. MARYS -- Now, it's time to see who blinks first. The City Council voted unanimously Monday night to defy an ultimatum by the Camden County Commission to approve a contract to house inmates arrested on city charges at...
Centre Street Takes Spotlight in First Arts-Business Event
Byline: AMELIA A. HART FERNANDINA BEACH -- Faced with increasing competition from strip malls and big-box chain stores, downtown merchants this weekend are inaugurating a series of quarterly events designed to showcase Centre Street as a unique...
CHILDREN; Finding Quality
Parents putting their children in day care often struggle with which one to choose. Will the children be safe? Will they be taught how to play with others? Will they learn how to be independent? Duval County parents can feel some reassurance...
Child's Comfort in the Cards; Student Art Joins Relief Supplies on Gulf Coast
Byline: Maggie FitzRoy Michelle Lazaran, 6, drew a big heart and colored it blue, green, yellow, purple and red. "It's love," she said. "It's for somebody who doesn't have a house anymore and who's missing their family and doesn't know where...
City Consultant Saylor to Be New Planning Director; His Firm Has Worked with the City on Major Projects, Including Cecil Field
Byline: DAVID DECAMP A consultant to City Hall on big-name projects was named Jacksonville's new planning director Tuesday, seeking to ease tensions with the City Council. Mike Saylor, who ran the BHR firm for almost a decade, will start Oct....
Clay Orders Own Investigation of Breakdowns; Commissioners Tell the County Auditor to Review the Work of All County Employees
Byline: BRAD SCHMIDT GREEN COVE SPRINGS -- The Clay County Commission on Tuesday directed its auditor to conduct a probe into allegations of governmental wrongdoing despite his acknowledgement that his work could undermine ongoing state and federal...
Community Notebook; Club's Celebration Features Dog Day in Park
Byline: DAN SCANLAN Labrador Retriever Rescue of Florida celebrates the American Kennel Club's third annual Responsible Dog Ownership Day from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday at Dog Wood Park, 7407 Salisbury Road. The free event is open to Jacksonville...
Community Notebook; Collegians Displaced by Katrina May Apply to EWC
Byline: JOHN CARTER Edward Waters College is accepting students displaced by Hurricane Katrina. Students from United Negro College Fund member institutions Dillard University and Xavier University and other colleges in affected areas can apply...
Community Notebook; Free Flu Vaccinations Available for Seniors
Byline: JOHN CARTER Seniors aged 65 and older can receive free flu shots at several locations on the Southside. Golden Corral restaurants and First Coast Service Options, Duval County Health Department, Florida Medical Quality Assurance Inc.,...
Contractor Worked on Many Jacksonville, State Icons
Byline: CHRISTOPHER CALNAN Third-generation building contractor and lifelong Jacksonville resident Charles Hillyer II died last week, but the mark he and his family's construction businesses made on the state's landscape will last for years to come....
Corps: Ophelia Didn't Ruin Renourishment; Studies Being Conducted on Extent of Beach Erosion
Byline: Caren Burmeister Even though the unpredictable storm named Ophelia churned up the ocean and caused some erosion along Florida's coast, environmental officials doubt Jacksonville's month-old $6.5 million beach renourishment project has been...
'Crazy for You' a Lively Start to ABET Season
Byline: Tamara McClaran Atlantic Beach Experimental Theatre opened its 14th season Saturday with the lively musical comedy, Crazy for You. Originally scheduled to open Friday, ABET Executive Director Barbara Evans delayed the opening after forecasters...
Del Rio's Grit Balanced by Passing Fancy
Byline: Mike Freeman The truth has come out. Jack Del Rio is a wild man. An offensive animal underneath that polo shirt-wearing controlled exterior, a Sid Gillman in linebacker's clothing, a closet passing freak. Never thought he would do...
Deputies Help Waveland Cope; Mississippi Town's Law Enforcement Was Bolstered after Katrina
Byline: DEBORAH CEARNAL This special assignment for six Clay County Sheriff's Office deputies was like no other. On the invitation of law enforcement agencies in Mississippi, the men went to an area hit by Hurricane Katrina to help fellow officers....
Doctoring over Phone Rising Trend; Liability Claims and Misdiagnoses Are Cited as Major Concerns from This Type of Care
Byline: CHERIE BLACK Pick up the telephone, tell a physician about medical symptoms, receive a diagnosis and a prescription is called into a pharmacy -- all without leaving your home. An emerging trend in health care is one-stop doctoring where...
Dog Park Collecting to Aid Storm-Hit Pets
Byline: RHONDA REESE Animal lover Lynn Badger, owner of Dog Wood Park of Jacksonville, knew there would be plenty of pets in need following Hurricane Katrina. To support the efforts of Emergency Animal Rescue Service, the country's largest natural...
Dolphins Get Caught in Tide of Tough Luck
Byline: Alex Abrams So far this college football season, Jacksonville University has gone up against two hurricanes, one water leak and no opponents. Consider this Steve Gilbert's Series of Unfortunate Events. It has been so absurd, so unpredictable,...
Duval Can Use a Little Mix It Up
Byline: Tonyaa Weathersbee Come Nov. 15, the Study Circles Initiative of the Jacksonville Human Rights Commission will try to get a whole lot of students in Duval County's schools to do lunch together. Together. As in black and white. Immigrant...
Duval Doctors Use New Pain Reliever; Slow-Release Surgery Medication Eases Pain Up to Two Days with One Dose
Byline: CHERIE BLACK Physicians in Jacksonville are using a new pain reliever during surgeries such as total knee replacements that is said to provide relief for up to two days with one dose. DepoDur is a slow-release morphine injection that...
Eagles' Offensive Line Big Hurdle for 'Noles; Boston College Is Only ACC Team with All Five Starters Returning
Byline: IRA SCHOFFEL TALLAHASSEE -- Many adjectives could be used to describe Boston College's offensive line. Experienced. Talented. Big. Florida State defensive ends coach Jody Allen offers another. "Unbelievable," Allen said after watching...
Economics Threaten Bit of Americana
Byline: Mark Woods Jud Webb's family has been in the business for most of the last 60 years. His father, Gene, a bookkeeper for Southeastern Oil, bought a service station in Murray Hill in the 1940s and owned it until the oil embargo of the 1970s...
Eight '04 Playoff Teams Lose Openers
Byline: Vito Stellino The mantra for the 16 NFL teams that lost on opening week: It was only one game, and there still are 15 to go. "This is Round 1 in a 16-round fight," Denver coach Mike Shanahan said at his news conference after the Broncos...
ELECTIONS; Stamping out Fraud
Georgia's new law on voter identification, it seems to us, strikes a reasonable balance between the sometimes- competing interests of honest elections and high turnout. Under the law, people will need a driver's license or other photo ID card to...
Embraer Adds to Cecil Confusion
Byline: Karen Brune Mathis Less than two months ago, the possibility that Brazilian jetmaker Embraer might not build its spy plane at Cecil Field would have sparked an economic tailspin, at least psychologically. That was before. It was before...
Endangered Species List Riles Builders; Developers Threaten to Take Legal Action
Byline: ALISON TRINIDAD Florida homebuilders want to know whether the eastern indigo snake -- the largest non-venomous snake in North America -- and green sea turtle still need to be on the federal endangered species list. Along with about 88...
Episcopal Girls Win Invitational; Eagles Prevail despite Rough Day for Top Player
Byline: FRANCINE KING With some of the top talent in high school girls golf teeing off together Tuesday in the eight-team Panther Invitational, surprises were inevitable. The match, which featured all four of the area schools that qualified for...
Excuses Seldom Work When a Driver Gets Pulled over for Speeding, but They Do Provide Some Laughs for Law Enforcement Officers. They've Heard 'Em All: So What's Your Line?
Byline: SHANNON HOUGHTON The lights appear in the rearview mirror. The cars pull to the curb. Then drivers begin spinning yarns that even Joseph Conrad or Pinocchio couldn't muster. "My tires were going flat so I had to go fast." "My...
Feet Are Basic So BillLabs Examines Shoes, Pedals
Byline: Bill Longenecker It was maybe 1985 when BillLabs first made its appearance in my Running column. BillLabs is still my semi-tongue-in-cheek testing service for products to enhance beach life. Many of us like to hear what someone we know thinks...
Fernandina's Efforts Divert to Mississippi; Planned Focal City in Alabama Was Deserted
Byline: AMELIA A. HART FERNANDINA BEACH -- Fernandina Beach relief volunteers heading to help the little town of Coden, Ala., found out first-hand that Hurricane Katrina still had the power to disrupt lives almost two weeks after the storm slammed...
Ferry Change of Management Idea Brings Measured Reaction
Byline: Drew Dixon MAYPORT -- The Jacksonville Port Authority's proposal to take over management of the Mayport ferry is getting mixed reactions from both sides of the St. Johns River. Jessie Sammons, president of the Heckscher Drive Community...
Fleming Island's Top Scores Pump Up Students' Spirits; the 'A' Rating on the FCAT Has Made Administrators Very Happy
Byline: MARY MARAGHY Fleming Island High School was named Clay County's top high school, and Principal Sam Ward wears it on his sleeve. The slogan "An 'A' School," is emblazoned on banners and letterhead and embroidered on the sleeve of Ward's...
GATORS NOTEBOOK; History Favors Rivalry Winner
Byline: MICHAEL DIROCCO GAINESVILLE -- Tennessee coach Phillip Fulmer said he doesn't believe the SEC Eastern Division title is riding on Saturday's game at Florida, but the history of the series says he may be wrong. Since the 12-team league...
He Served When Times Were Simpler
Byline: Anne Sponholtz It was a blast from the past -- a telephone call from Gregory James Darby, known to his friends as Jim or Jimmie. I first met Darby about 20 years ago. At the time he was already a veteran city attorney for Keystone Heights,...
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP; Jones' Serves Lead Eagles Past Warriors
Trailing by five points early in the second match Tuesday night, Taylor Jones served four consecutive points to lead host Episcopal's volleyball team over West Nassau (4-3) in three games. The Eagles (6-3) won the first game 25-18 but trailed 11-6...
House Was Only One Left Standing
Byline: SUSAN D. BRANDENBURG Southsider Rachel Maldonado is angry. Like millions of Americans and others across the globe, she watched television coverage of the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina with horror. "While politicians postured and congratulated...
How to Help Hurricane Katrina Victims
AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION 8384 Baymeadows Road, Suite 10 (904) 730-7200. or Nemours Children's Clinic, sixth floor Diabetes Office, 807 Children's Way. Accepting: Blood glucose meters and test strips for those with diabetes. katrinadiabetes@comcast.net...
Inspectors Push State Licensing; but Some Are Concerned the Process Would Be Less Stringent Than Trade Associations
Byline: VICKY ECKENRODE ATLANTA -- Now that licensing of Georgia homebuilders is under way, the people who inspect the nooks and crannies of that construction could be next in line for statewide regulation. Members of the trade group that represents...
Jacksonville Journal
DISASTER TRAINING COURSE BEGINS THIS WEEKEND Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department's Emergency Preparedness Division is offering residents the chance to learn more about disaster readiness and response by participating in its Community Emergency...
Keeping the Faith
SINGERS NEEDED The Allegiance Youth Choir of seventh- through 12th-graders is accepting new members. The touring choir meets from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays at Amelia Baptist Church, Gerbing Road and Buccaneer Trail. WORSHIP SERVICES Prince...
Late-Game Recovery Lifts Ridgeview; Panthers' Victory over Bartram Trail Brings Second Win of Season
Byline: STEPHEN KINDLAND Charles Gilbert caught six passes for 100 yards, including a 65-yard touchdown strike from quarterback Joe Everett, but the Ridgeview senior's biggest contribution in last week's win over Bartram Trail was a fumble recovery...
Learning Braille, Just to Help; 15 Women Are Training to Help the Blind Read
Byline: DAN SCANLAN Six bumpy dots in two vertical rows of three each -- that is enough to write the entire alphabet in Braille. But knowing the theory is different from figuring out which pattern of dots corresponds to which letter in order...
LOCAL NOTEBOOK; FAMU Coach Mulls Changes
Byline: ALEX ABRAMS After watching his team struggle to score in consecutive losses to Delaware State and South Florida, Florida A&M coach Rubin Carter said he has no problem simplifying his offense. FAMU (0-2) is tied with Norfolk State...
Maguire Warns of Possible Real Estate Scam
Byline: Christina Abel A possible real estate and mail fraud scam from California has targeted at least two St. Johns County residents, including County Commission Chairman Bruce Maguire. At a Sept. 6 commissioner's meeting, Maguire warned the...
McIntosh Jail an Issue Again; County Attorney Who Once Sued Sheriff Now Wants to Represent Him
Byline: TERRY DICKSON DARIEN -- Three years ago, Brunswick lawyer Douglas Alexander sued McIntosh County Sheriff Charles "Chunk'' Jones over conditions at the former county jail. Now, Alexander is the county attorney and wants to represent Jones...
McIntosh Officials to Explain Election; They Will Give County's Case in Last Year's Voting for Sheriff before the State Election Board
Byline: TERRY DICKSON McIntosh County election officials will be in Atlanta today to explain what happened in November's sheriff's election that was first set aside by a senior Superior Court judge and then reinstated by the Georgia Supreme Court....
Ministry of Helping Hands; Clay Baptists Go to Mississippi to Clear Debris
Byline: BETH REESE CRAVEY Just before sunrise, 18 Clay County residents gathered in a prayer circle in a church parking lot. The Black Creek Baptist Association disaster relief team prayed last week for a successful weeklong mission -- helping...
Morning Briefs
JM FAMILY TO DONATE $2M TO KATRINA EFFORT The parent company of Southeast Toyota Distributors and several Toyota companies are donating $6 million to help victims of Hurricane Katrina. JM Family Enterprises, the parent company of Southeast Toyota...
Nassau Groups Gathering Help for Hurricane Katrina Victims
Organizations in Nassau County are asking for help to respond to the unprecedented disaster in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. The Emergency Operations Center of Nassau County is coordinating efforts with the state Emergency Management Office...
Nassau Teacher's Stunts Make Math 'Fun'; Man Honored as One of Florida's Top Teachers Concocts "Fraction Clinic," among Other Lessons
Byline: JORDAN RODACK Daniel Snyder dons makeshift doctor's gear -- a band wrapped around his head holding a CD in place on his forehead as a reflector. "Welcome to the fraction clinic," Snyder announces, as audible sighs resonate loudly through...
Neptune Beach Path, Driveway to Coexist
Byline: Drew Dixon NEPTUNE BEACH -- The City Council approved plans Mondayfor a driveway that would use part of a public beach access right of way to gain entry to a planned house. The council voted 4-1 to uphold last month's recommendation from...
New School Study Comes to St. Johns; Concurrency Program Plans for Development
Byline: Christina Abel St. Johns County was picked for a new pilot program that will help the state set rules and standards for how residential developers must help ensure that counties have adequate school facilities for students. In late August,...
No News Leaks in Gainesville; Brothers Tight-Lipped on Inside Information
Byline: MICHAEL DIROCCO GAINESVILLE -- One of the biggest stories in the week before Saturday's Tennessee-Florida game involves an office worker in the Gator football office. Just a guy who stuffs envelopes, makes copies, runs errands and helps...
OakLeaf School Speedy; Construction Is on the Fast Track and a Long-Term Finance Plan Is Approved
Byline: BETH REESE CRAVEY The fast-track schedule continues for a combination elementary-junior high school for the growing OakLeaf area. On Aug. 1, the Clay County School Board accelerated its construction schedule by a full year, targeting...
Oglethorpe Chair Orders Removal of 23rd Psalm; County Commissioner Didn't Want to Do It, but He Feared a Lawsuit
Byline: LEE SHEARER LEXINGTON, Ga. -- Oglethorpe County Commission Chairman Robert Johnson begrudgingly directed an employee to take down a display of the Bible's 23rd Psalm from the Oglethorpe County Courthouse Monday. Johnson said he feared an...
Old Cemetery Is Being Donated to the County; Developer of Black Creek Harbor Makes Move Following Historic Finds
Byline: MARY MARAGHY Developers of a Middleburg subdivision plan to donate to Clay County a cemetery that served Fort Heilmann, an army military supply depot in the early 1800s. Claude Bass, keeper of the Clay County Archives, suspects civilians,...
People
APPOINTMENTS The Florida Community College District Board of Trustees elected its 2005-06 officers: Emily Smith, chairwoman; David Miller Jr., vice chairman, Nassau County; and N. Wyman Winbush II, vice chairman, Duval County. The additional trustees...
POLICE BRIEFS; Man Charged in Attack on Woman
Byline: Caren Burmeister and Drew Dixon Following is a list of arrests and crimes reported by Beaches-area police departments: ATLANTIC BEACH A man was charged with battery about 7 p.m. Thursday after a woman was grabbed and pushed into a...
Police Briefs; Man Jailed after Woman Injured in Fight
Byline: DAN SCANLAN A demand for $5 may have led to an argument Sept. 7 that ended when a 30-year-old woman was hit and threatened with a bread knife outside an apartment at 2901 Beachwood Blvd., police said. Now a 37-year-old Southside man is...
Police Briefs; San Jose Businesses Hit Again with String of Burglaries
Byline: DAN SCANLAN Four businesses were burglarized early Thursday in the same shopping center at 9210 San Jose Blvd., six months after a first hit on them, according to police. Police were called to the small center at the corner of San Jose...
Praying for a Happy Ending; Former Gators LB Taurean Charles Gets Clean Slate at Bethune-Cookman
Byline: ALEX ABRAMS DAYTONA BEACH -- Taurean Charles said a prayer. Actually, he said two. When given a second chance to do what you love most, it's always good to count your blessings. After the Bethune-Cookman College football team's pregame...
Pretrial Deal Gets Ex-Cop off Hook; He Was Accused of Stashing $500,000 in a File Cabinet Instead of Depositing It
Byline: PAUL PINKHAM Prosecutors will drop grand theft charges against a former Jacksonville cop accused of stashing more than $500,000 in his office after allowing him to enroll Tuesday in a pretrial intervention program for first-time offenders....
Restored to History's Grandeur; 'Homeplace' of Bryces Still Has Kin as Dwellers
Byline: KEVIN TURNER BRYCEVILLE -- Murrell Mixson hopes a year of reconstruction on "Homeplace," the house of Bryceville's first family, will keep it standing and strong for another 100 years. The 104-year-old structure is at the end of Bryceville's...
Road Trip
Byline: Alex Abrams THIS WEEK: CLEMSON, S.C. (MIAMI AT CLEMSON) Each week during the college football season, the Times-Union will pick a game worth traveling to attend. We'll tell you how to drive there, places to see in that college town and...
Schools Want State Backing of Co-Teaching; Florida Officials Want Practice to End Next Year
Byline: DAN SCANLAN School district officials are lobbying the state to allow its most overcrowded schools to continue allowing a technique called co-teaching as a way to meet the voter-mandated class-size amendment. But if the Florida Board...
School Zone; Students Helping Katrina Victims
Some students have taken on the task of helping the victims of Hurricane Katrina. In Fleming Island, Thunderbolt Elementary students collected non-perishable food items, dry cereal, water, paper plates, cups, trash bags, disposable diapers, formula...
Scout Builds Tables for His Eagle Project; Friends, Businesses Pitch in to Make It All Happen
Byline: JOHN CARTER The teenager eventually wants to be a crime scene investigator. You know, CSI -- fingerprints, blood, hair, fibers, DNA. But that's a few years off. Recently Michael Butler was working with different materials and different...
Sports Briefs
MHS SWEEPS RHS Middleburg High School's volleyball team bounced back from a loss to Fleming Island by sweeping Ridgeview, 3-0 Friday night at Ridgeview. Leigha Hicks led Middleburg with 23 service points, four of them aces. She was aided by sophomore...
Sports Extra
Byline: Scott Kendrick 2CENTS We know New York is the city that never sleeps. The rest of the country? A little different story. Memo to the U.S. Open: If you want tennis to become more meaningful to sports fans, stop scheduling meaningful...
State Investigates If St. Johns Woman Forged Signature of Duval Judge
Authorities are investigating if a St. Augustine woman forged a Duval County judge's signature after promising a Jacksonville man she could get his criminal record expunged because the judge was a friend of hers. A U.S. Postal Service letter carrier...
Superhero Ready for Takeoff; Comic Book Artist Robert J. Walker, a Ribault Graduate Now Living in New York, Has Big Plans for "Delete" -- and He Won't Accept Defeat
Byline: ROGER BULL Robert J. Walker was the guy who sat in the back of the class, drawing when he was supposed to be paying attention. "They all wondered if I was ever going to develop into anything," Walker said. "I'd have a comic book inside...
Top Tier Eludes Jags' Leftwich; Another Victory over Manning's Colts Could Bring Overdue Attention to QB
Byline: VITO STELLINO One of the best-kept secrets in pro football is that Jaguars quarterback Byron Leftwich has outdueled Peyton Manning twice in their last three meetings and beat teams led by Brett Favre and Trent Green last season. As he...
Youth Drug Use Prevalent, Mentors Told; They Participate in 'Huff, Puff and Sniff' Program
Byline: SUSAN D. BRANDENBURG Heather Dyer of the Westside has volunteered for five months with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Florida. When she heard about an advanced mentor training program titled "Huff, Puff and Sniff: How Kids are Getting...
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