Cuadrilla fails in first Lancashire fracking site bid

first_img whatsapp Tags: NULL Express KCS whatsapp Cuadrilla fails in first Lancashire fracking site bid Show Comments ▼ Cuadrilla has failed in its bid to get a fracking project approved at Roseacre Wood in Lancashire, a move the energy company said was disappointing but not surprising, and says it may appeal the decision.The company had two decisions under review, and Lancashire County Council’s planning officers had recommended that the bid be declined. A decision on a development at the other site, Preston New Road, has been deferred until Monday.Cuadrilla’s application for permission to frack on the Preston New Road site is recommended for approval, and a decision was expected on Wednesday but Lancashire county council put the vote off .In a statement, Cuadrilla said: “We are disappointed but not surprised that Lancashire County Council’s Development Control Committee has denied planning consent for our application at Roseacre Wood, as their decision follows a negative recommendation by the Council’s planning officers. “We will now take time to consider our options, including our right to appeal.”Lancashire’s planning officers had cited traffic concerns for giving a negative recommendation to the company’s original plans. Cuadrilla said yesterday that it remains confident that its original proposed route, together with the proposed road improvements and traffic management plan, was safe and suitable for the “modest level of HGV journeys proposed” and met all necessary guidelines. If Cuadrilla does get the go ahead to frack at Preston New Road, it will be the first fracking operation in the UK for four years.The company added: “If we can unlock this shale gas potential it will help create jobs, generate economic growth, help fuel and heat local businesses and homes and boost local tax revenues for Lancashire.” Thursday 25 June 2015 9:08 pm Share More From Our Partners Brave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgInstitutional Investors Turn To Options to Bet Against AMCvaluewalk.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgInside Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis’ not-so-average farmhouse estatenypost.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comKiller drone ‘hunted down a human target’ without being told tonypost.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgWhite House Again Downplays Fourth Possible Coronvirus Checkvaluewalk.comSupermodel Anne Vyalitsyna claims income drop, pushes for child supportnypost.comUK teen died on school trip after teachers allegedly refused her pleasnypost.com‘Neighbor from hell’ faces new charges after scaring off home buyersnypost.com980-foot skyscraper sways in China, prompting panic and evacuationsnypost.comI blew off Adam Sandler 22 years ago — and it’s my biggest regretnypost.comBiden received funds from top Russia lobbyist before Nord Stream 2 giveawaynypost.comFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comKamala Harris keeps list of reporters who don’t ‘understand’ her: reportnypost.comMatt Gaetz swindled by ‘malicious actors’ in $155K boat sale boondogglenypost.comlast_img read more

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Pharma and biotech companies: Don’t just merge, innovate

first_img By Patrick Skerrett April 20, 2016 Reprints @PJSkerrett Tags innovationmergerspharmaceutical industry Editor, First Opinion Patrick Skerrett is the editor of First Opinion, STAT’s platform for perspective and opinion on the life sciences writ large, and the host of the First Opinion Podcast. [email protected] First OpinionPharma and biotech companies: Don’t just merge, innovate center_img About the Author Reprints APStock Patrick Skerrett Editor’s note: This article was mistakenly published. It has been removed from the website.last_img

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First blood to Rathdowney-Errill as they see off Borris-Kilcotton in high-scoring intermediate semi-final

first_img Bizarre situation as Ben Brennan breaks up Fianna Fáil-Fine Gael arrangement to take Graiguecullen-Portarlington vice-chair role Twitter Home Sport GAA First blood to Rathdowney-Errill as they see off Borris-Kilcotton in high-scoring intermediate… SportGAAHurlingLaois IHC Laois Councillor ‘amazed’ at Electric Picnic decision to apply for later date for 2021 festival RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest TAGSBorris-KilcottonBorris-Kilcotton v Rathdowney-ErrillLaois IHCRathdowney-Errill News Previous articleKeyes leads the way as Colt-Shanahoe stay up and send Mountrath packingNext articleDeaths in Laois – Sunday, September 27, 2020 Steven Millerhttp://www.laoistoday.ieSteven Miller is owner and managing editor of LaoisToday.ie. From Laois, Steven studied Journalism in DCU and has 14 years experience in the media, almost 10 of those in an editorial role. Husband of Emily, father of William and Lillian, he’s happiest when he’s telling stories or kicking a point. WhatsApp Pinterest Twittercenter_img Facebook Electric Picnic Facebook WhatsApp First blood to Rathdowney-Errill as they see off Borris-Kilcotton in high-scoring intermediate semi-final By Steven Miller – 26th September 2020 Electric Picnic Brought to you in association with Telfords, Portlaoise and MountrathRathdowney-Errill 5-13 Borris-Kilcotton 3-8Laois Shopping Centre IHC Semi-finalRathdowney-Errill produced a strong second-half performance to see off Borris-Kilcotton and book their place in the Laois IHC final in two weeks against Trumera.Two goals from Ray Bowe in five minutes in the final quarter finally put this game to bed and Rathdowney-Errill are back in the final in this grade for the first time since 2017 when they incidentally lost narrowly to Trumera.With Paddy Hasset on form from frees and Jordie Kavanagh getting the game’s first goal, Rathdowney-Errill led 1-4 to 1-3 at the first water break. Oisin Fleming had got Borris-Kilcotton’s first goal.Rathdowney-Errill had a dream start to the second quarter and hit 1-4 in quick succession, the goal coming from Liam O’Connell, to open up a sizeable lead.But Borris-Kilcotton fought back and a Sean Fitzpatrick goal meant there was three in it at the break: Rathdowney-Errill 2-9 Borris-Kilcotton 2-6.Eoin Bourke struck for a goal early in the second half while teenager Paddy Hassett and veteran Enda Meagher pointed to leave it 3-11 to 2-8 at the second water break.Stephen Campion pulled a goal back for Borris-Kilcotton on the resumption but Ray Bowe struck two goals in the space of five minutes and Liam O’Connell pointed late on to make sure of an impressive win. The sides meet in the senior semi-final on Sunday afternoon in MW Hire O’Moore Park.RATHDOWNEY-ERRILL: Noel Brennan; Patrick Wright, Brian Campion, Dylan Delaney; Vinnie Cleere, Kevin O’Dea, Willie Delaney; Adam Loughman, Paddy Meehan; Ray Bowe, Eoin Bourke, Enda Meagher; Paddy Hassett, Liam O’Connell, Jordie KavanaghBORRIS-KILCOTTON: Mark Hanlon; David Scott, Keilan Kelly, Ben Quinlan; Niall Coss, Noel Delaney, Chris Jones; Scott Pearson, DJ Kelly; Eoin Fitzpatrick, William Whelan, John Wall; Oisin Fleming, Stephen Campion, Sean Fitzpatrick.SEE ALSO – See all the LaoisToday hurling coverage here Electric Picnic organisers release statement following confirmation of new festival datelast_img read more

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Andrew McDonald: Healing the past with your present

first_imgHome Columnists Andrew McDonald: Healing the past with your present Columnists Electric Picnic Facebook Mary Sweeney elected Cathaoirleach of Portlaoise Municipal District for next 12 months Electric Picnic apply to Laois County Council for new date for this year’s festival Previous articleLaois businessman supports homeless charity with vital PPE during Covid-19Next articleConcerns raised over ‘inevitable’ post office closures in Laois Andrew McDonaldAndrew McDonald, Hypnotherapist and Mind Coach, can be contacted via www.kilkennytherapy.com or on 089 972 2991 TAGSAndrew McDonald Electric Picnic organisers release statement following confirmation of new festival date By Andrew McDonald – 17th April 2021 Andrew McDonald: Healing the past with your present Facebook Pinterestcenter_img WhatsApp Pinterest Sometimes the only way to move forward is by stepping back. Anxiety and depression are, as we have already discussed, very frequently linked to the flight-fight-freeze response.Often they are the subconscious way of dealing with perceived danger.We’ve all done it. Altered a walking or jogging route because we were confronted by an angry dog along that path one evening. Electric Picnic Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Twitter Council Stopped crossing a road at a certain point because a lorry nearly ran us over when we were halfway across once. Avoided a particular roundabout because of a very close scrape on one occasion.It doesn’t matter that we perhaps previously walked or ran along that route, crossed the road at that particular point or used that roundabout 100, maybe 1000 times, before and nothing untoward happened.Our behaviour adjusts because of that negative experience. Quite often we don’t even notice we have made that change. Our subconscious alters what we do without even thinking. We don’t stop to question the logic. We just do it.So why, when we go through a particularly traumatic period in our lives, do we question our changed behaviour to situations which make us feel like we’re in danger of experiencing that trauma again? It’s our brain’s way of keeping us safe, pre-empting danger.That can be seriously life altering though when putting ourselves in those kinds of situations again is unavoidable. For example, a traumatic divorce is undeniably painful. That trauma can be enough to put us off relationships for a very long time.Even when that could mean we never get to enjoy life with a better match. Relationship anxiety is very real and very painful for a great many people. So are the symptoms of depression and anxiety which can be caused by post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).It isn’t only soldiers returning from a war zone or emergency service staff who have witnessed the aftermath of a particularly bad and harrowing car accident or house fire who suffer with PTSD.Losing a relationship, a job, a loved one dying in pain and a myriad of other situations can cause real lasting and debilitating effects from the trauma endured.Sometimes all the guided breathing activities, meditations and similar exercises in the world will only give temporary relief of symptoms.What you might need is to go back, in your subconscious mind, to the moment when that trauma occurred, to talk to yourself at that moment and reassure yourself that everything will be ok.To give your former self the gift of the coping skills to get through that moment so that you can relieve your subconscious of the burden of the trauma. This is called regression therapy and it allows you to move on from what happened.Not to forget, but to reframe those events and recognise that you are stronger as a result of them. This is healing the past with your present and we will look at how and why it works in more detail next week.SEE ALSO – You can check out all of Andrew’s columns herelast_img read more

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Further £1.1 billion boost for Scotland’s response to COVID-19

first_imgFurther £1.1 billion boost for Scotland’s response to COVID-19 The UK Government has provided the Scottish Government with an additional £1.1 billion to support people, businesses and public services affected by coronavirus.This funding brings the total allocated through the Barnett formula to the Scottish Government since the start of the pandemic to £9.7 billion.In recognition of the exceptional circumstances and in response to calls for flexibility, the Scottish Government will be able to carry over any of the £1.1 billion not spent this year into the 2021/22 financial year on top of their existing tools to transfer funding between years.Chief Secretary to the Treasury Steve Barclay said:From the outset of this crisis people and businesses in Scotland have been able to rely on the UK Government.UK Treasury schemes such as furlough, support for the self-employed and business loans have helped to protect jobs and livelihoods.The UK Government will continue to offer this support and to give the Scottish Government the resources and flexibility it needs to fulfil its responsibilities to the people of Scotland.I would urge the Scottish Government to make the full and best use of this funding as well as their devolved powers to support people, businesses and public services.Scottish Secretary, Alister Jack said:This new £1.1 billion funding from the UK Treasury for Scotland’s Covid response is good news and will provide further certainty to the Scottish Government.This now brings our additional funding to Scotland to £9.7 billion this financial year on top of direct UK Government support to people and businesses in Scotland.This includes supporting over 900,000 Scottish jobs through our furlough and self-employed income schemes, backing £3.4 billion in loans to Scottish businesses, helping thousands get back into work and investing millions in the development of and supplying vaccines.The strength of the union and support offered by the UK Treasury has never been more important.Following the previous update on 24 December, this is expected to be the final update for 2020-21 as part of the process for finalising departmental funding at Supplementary Estimates.Further infoAny changes to devolved funding are normally confirmed towards the end of the financial year at Supplementary Estimates – but in July 2020 the UK Government introduced an unprecedented upfront guarantee to provide the devolved administrations with funding certainty to respond to COVID-19 this year. A full explanation of the Barnett guarantee can be found here.The agreed arrangements the devolved administrations have to move funding between years is set out in Chapter 10 of the Statement of Funding Policy.Further explanation of the Supplementary Estimates process can be found here. /Public Release. This material comes from the originating organization and may be of a point-in-time nature, edited for clarity, style and length. View in full here. Why?Well, unlike many news organisations, we have no sponsors, no corporate or ideological interests. We don’t put up a paywall – we believe in free access to information of public interest. Media ownership in Australia is one of the most concentrated in the world (Learn more). Since the trend of consolidation is and has historically been upward, fewer and fewer individuals or organizations control increasing shares of the mass media in our country. According to independent assessment, about 98% of the media sector is held by three conglomerates. This tendency is not only totally unacceptable, but also to a degree frightening). Learn more hereWe endeavour to provide the community with real-time access to true unfiltered news firsthand from primary sources. It is a bumpy road with all sorties of difficulties. We can only achieve this goal together. Our website is open to any citizen journalists and organizations who want to contribute, publish high-quality insights or send media releases to improve public access to impartial information. You and we have the right to know, learn, read, hear what and how we deem appropriate.Your support is greatly appreciated. All donations are kept completely private and confidential.Thank you in advance!Tags:business, coronavirus, covid-19, crisis, Government, jobs, pandemic, resources, Scotland, scottish, Secretary, UK, UK Government, Vaccineslast_img read more

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Santa MoniCARES Holds First Annual Fundraiser – A Totally Awesome 80’s Prom

first_imgHomeBest Of Santa MonicaSanta MoniCARES Holds First Annual Fundraiser – A Totally Awesome 80’s Prom Aug. 01, 2019 at 5:55 amBest Of Santa MonicaColumnsNewsTourism TalksSanta MoniCARES Holds First Annual Fundraiser – A Totally Awesome 80’s PromGuest Author2 years agoaqua surf schoolcasa del mar hotelfairmont miramar hotel and bungalowsle meridien delfinapacific parkplanners international southern california chapterproper hotel santa monicasanta monica bay clubsanta monica travel & tourismSanta MoniCARESshutter on the beach hotelthe georgian Santa Monica Travel & Tourism has news to share that is, like, totally rad! On Saturday, July 27, Santa MoniCARES held its first annual fundraiser in the form of an 80’s themed prom at the Santa Monica Bay Club. Throughout the evening, neon, shoulder pads and big hair were on full display as guests gathered to dance the night away to classic hits in support of local charities, raising more than $7,000.The event marked the first major fundraiser for Santa MoniCARES, a coalition of representatives from Santa Monica Travel & Tourism and industry partners with a mission of harnessing the hospitable nature of the tourism industry to provide support to our local non-profit agencies. The organization engages employees of hotels, restaurants, attractions, retailers and more to provide volunteer hours, funding and in-kind support to the incredible organizations that are tackling important issues in our community.We all know that monetary donations can make the biggest impact and Santa MoniCARES provides a simplified route between tourism serving businesses and local charities. Funds raised at this inaugural event will go to local nonprofit organizations that work to solve pressing issues in Santa Monica such as homelessness, workforce development, education support and elderly assistance.Santa Monica’s hospitality industry also recently raised more than $1200 for Santa MoniCARES in June when the Meeting Planners International Southern California Chapter held its annual awards and installation gala at Fairmont Miramar Hotel and Bungalows. Santa Monica Travel & Tourism, along with destination partners, sponsored the after party with proceeds going to Santa MoniCARES. Pacific Park, Aqua Surf School, Casa del Mar Hotel, Le Méridien Delfina, Proper Hotel Santa Monica, Shutter on the Beach Hotel and The Georgian all participated.Want to support? You can donate through the Santa MoniCARES text to give number – 424-276-7272.It’s no secret that tourism is a key component of a sustainable economy in Santa Monica. This vital industry supports 12,600 local jobs that cannot be exported. Additionally, $58.6 million is injected into the city’s general fund through the Transient Occupancy Tax. Our schools, parks, libraries, police and fire are all supported by revenue from tourism.Santa MoniCARES will continue to serve as a conduit between the tourism industry and wider community, supporting everyone’s efforts and enhancing the great work already being done by our community partners and other non-profits. It takes a village and we need to work together.Santa MoniCARES is spearheaded by a Board of Directors comprised of Chairman Ellis O’Connor, Vice Chair Julia Ladd, and Secretary/Treasurer Raphael Lunetta. For more details on the work being done or to get involved, visit santamonicares.com or [email protected] Tags :aqua surf schoolcasa del mar hotelfairmont miramar hotel and bungalowsle meridien delfinapacific parkplanners international southern california chapterproper hotel santa monicasanta monica bay clubsanta monica travel & tourismSanta MoniCARESshutter on the beach hotelthe georgianshare on Facebookshare on Twitteradd a commentAn Epic Bee Tale, A Young Actor’s LifeBusinesses learn hard lessons when not prepared for disasterYou Might Also LikeFeaturedNewsBobadilla rejects Santa Monica City Manager positionMatthew Hall8 hours agoColumnsOpinionYour Column HereBring Back Library ServicesGuest Author13 hours agoNewsCouncil picks new City ManagerBrennon Dixson18 hours agoFeaturedNewsProtesting parents and Snapchat remain in disagreement over child protection policiesClara Harter18 hours agoFeaturedNewsDowntown grocery to become mixed use developmenteditor18 hours agoNewsBruised but unbowed, meme stock investors are back for moreAssociated Press18 hours agolast_img read more

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Etisalat points to pandemic disruption during Q2

first_img Related Tags AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInLinkedInShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to MoreAddThisMore 22 JUL 2020 Author Previous ArticleTIP, GSMA add Indonesia to lab listNext ArticleDutch 5G auction raises €1.2B UAE-based operator Etisalat insisted it was focused on meeting its digital goals despite headwinds posed by the Covid-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, as it reported a small dip in revenue during Q2.In an earnings statement, the company reported revenue of AED12.5 billion ($3.4 billion) in Q2, a drop from AED12.9 billion in the comparable 2019 period. Profit dropped from AED2.6 billion to AED2.5 billion.Despite the quarterly decline, Etisalat chairman Obaid Humaid Al Tayer argued the company had delivered a good performance in the first half of the year considering the circumstances, noting the world was “voyaging through unchartered waters”.“Etisalat managed to adapt, respond and demonstrate resilience as we ensured the delivery of uninterrupted services to our customers and had the privilege of supporting our society through various initiatives,” he said.The company, which has pushed the need for digital transformation across the region in recent years, added the pandemic offered an opportunity “to fast track” that vision.Al Tayer explained: “The unconventional conditions have spurred the adoption of digital services, bridging a divide by changing customers’ behaviours towards digital channels.”Etisalat added its subscriber base reached 146 million, up 2 per cent year-on-year.The company did not break out quarterly figures for its International division. Subscribe to our daily newsletter Back Kavit joined Mobile World Live in May 2015 as Content Editor. He started his journalism career at the Press Association before joining Euromoney’s graduate scheme in April 2010. Read More >> Read more Home Etisalat points to pandemic disruption during Q2 Etisalat to bring open RAN to Afghanistan Rakuten adds Etisalat to RCP open RAN list Kavit Majithia Etisalat interim chief made permanent EtisalatQ2 earningslast_img read more

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On Tap: Basketball and Dog Skijoring

first_img Email Stay Connected with the Daily Roundup. Sign up for our newsletter and get the best of the Beacon delivered every day to your inbox. Live Music:Friday: John Floridis at Whistling Andy Distillery; Piano with Rod Fischer at the Lodge at Whitefish Lake; Dan Dubuque the Raven; Music and Stories from the Bench – A Celebration of the Piano at Glacier High School; Lefty Lucy at Symes Hot Springs Hotel; Friday Night Live at Blue Canyon; Open Mic & Karaoke w/ Mike Bolles at Stonefly Lounge; Kniption Fit at Great Northern BarSaturday: Pickin in the Parlor at Miracle of America Museum; Live Classic Country Music at Eagles Lodge; Luke Dowler & Vetrans Food Pantry Drive at Whistling Andy Distillery; 26z & Throne of Malediction acoustic charity benefit at The Boiler Room; Kenny James Miller Band at the Lodge at Whitefish Lake; People Don’t Sleep at Symes Hot Springs Hotel; Karaoke with Jody at Grizzly Jacks; Kniption Fit at Great Northern Bar; Bridger Creek Boys at Craggy Range BarSports:Friday: Polson at Columbia Falls, boys basketball at 7:30 p.m. Arts and Events:Friday: Much Ado About Nothing at FVCC (also Saturday); The Pajama Game at Flathead High School; Dear Edwina Junior at O’Shaughnessy Center (also Saturday); Viva La Salsa Montana at Eagles Club; Blithe Spirit at Bigfork Performing Arts Center (also Saturday);Saturday: The Year of the Rabbit-Chinese New Year Party at Garden Bar; Dog Skijoring Race at Glacier Outdoor Center; Wedding & Event Expo at Flathead County Fairgrounds; Winter Recreation Readiness Fair at Kalispell Center Mall; 1st Annual Glacier FilmFest at Red Lion HotelFor a full listing of times and other events, go to www.flatheadevents.net. last_img read more

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Irish woman found dead in India may be from Donegal

first_img Twitter Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Facebook Google+ WhatsApp 45 new social homes to be built in Dungloe Consultation launched on proposal to limit HGV traffic in Clady There are unconfirmed reports that an Irish woman found dead in India was from Donegal.Local media reports the body of a woman in her late 20s was found a beach in the Canacona area of Goa.It’s believed a number of people are being questioned about  the woman’s death, which is being treated as murder.The Department of Foreign Affairs says the embassy in New Delhi is in contact with authorities in relation to the reports.They’re standing by to provide consular assistance if necessary. Pinterest Twitter WhatsAppcenter_img Pinterest Harps come back to win in Waterford Facebook Irish woman found dead in India may be from Donegal DL Debate – 24/05/21 Homepage BannerNews RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ Previous articleDeclan Bonner looks to Donegal players to stand up and be countedNext articleHigh Court upholds council’s right to restrict windfarms in development plan News Highland By News Highland – March 15, 2017 last_img read more

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All sides urged to ‘dig deep’ to get special schools reopened

first_img By News Highland – January 22, 2021 Twitter The Higher Education Minister’s urging all sides to ‘dig deep’ to find a solution to get special schools reopened.He says engagement is taking place ‘in good faith’ between unions and the Department of Education.He believes a lot of progress was made during the week.Minister Simon Harris says the Education Minister Norma Foley will brief the cabinet on the latest situation next week:Audio Playerhttps://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/harris8am.wav00:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Harps come back to win in Waterford Pinterest Google+ News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Facebook Google+ Previous articleMotorists urged to take care as cold snap set to continueNext articleMinister in North calls for school staff to be prioritised for vaccine News Highland DL Debate – 24/05/21 Pinterestcenter_img WhatsApp All sides urged to ‘dig deep’ to get special schools reopened AudioHomepage BannerNews RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR FT Report: Derry City 2 St Pats 2 Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty Facebook WhatsApp Derry draw with Pats: Higgins & Thomson Reaction Twitterlast_img read more

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