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  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    REPLACE EXISTING SMOKE DETECTORS AND SPEAKERS WITH NEW THEN TEST NEW DEVICES

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    FOR LEVEL II ALTERATIONS TO AN EXISTING BUSINESS OCCUPANCY TO INCLUDE THE ERECTION OF PARTITION WALLS AND PROVIDE FINISHES/FURNISHINGS THROUGHOUT AS SHOWN PER APPROVED PLANS. BUILDING IS FULLY SPRINKLERED. ALL WORK TO BE DONE PER APPROVED PLANS. IF FIELD CONDITIONS VARY CONTACT DESIGN PROFESSIONAL PRIOR TO THE START OF ANY WORK. SEPARATE PERMITS REQUIRED FOR MECHANICAL, ELECTRICAL, PLUMBING AND FIRE SUPPRESSION WORK.

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    **ASBESTOS ABATEMENT TO BE COMPLETED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE A.I.R.) FOR INTERIOR ALTERATIONS TO AN EXISTING DWELLING UNIT TO INCLUDE NEW INTERIOR PARTITION WALL INSTALLATIONS AND WALL/FLOOR/CEILING FINISHING. (IEBC 2009, WORK-AREA, LVL II ALT) **SEPARATE PERMITS REQ'D FOR ELECTRICAL, PLUMBING AND MECHANICAL WORK.** (NO EXTERIOR ALTERATIONS UNDER THIS PERMIT SCOPE.)

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9 hours ago

Center City District shared The Architect's N...

    Philadelphia cuts the ribbon on its own "High Line" park
    After years of planning and handwringing over fundraising, the first phase of Philadelphia's own " High Line," the transformation of the Reading Viaduct rail line, was opened to the public last Thursday. Although the Rail Park 's first spur is only a quarter mile long, the rail line will be twice as long and wide as New York's High Line when fully built out.
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10 hours ago

The Rosenbach posted 2 photos.

#OTD in 1794 Declaration of Independence signer Richard Henry Lee died in his home in Chantilly, Va. In this autograph letter dated [May] 4, 1778 to John Page of Williamsburg, Va Lee expresses concerns about the states’ recent treaty with France and its possible effects on Britain’s policy toward them. [Rosenbach AMs 776/13] Our copy of the first Rhode Island printing of the Declaration of Independence will be on view for our WAWA Welcome America open house on Saturday, June 30.

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11 hours ago

In case you’ve ever wondered what a narwhal s...

In case you’ve ever wondered what a narwhal sounds like, researchers in Greenland now have the answer. https://nyti.ms/2JHMa0K

    Listen to the Sounds of Narwhals That Have Been Elusive to Science
    As melting ice opens east Greenland to petroleum prospectors and cruises, scientists are rushing to study the noises made by a remote population of toothed whales. You'd think that narwhals couldn't be more enchanting. These elusive, ice-dodging, deep-diving whales have 10-foot snaggletoothed tusks, and they see with sound.
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11 hours ago

Last Call: Be sure to submit your application...

Last Call: Be sure to submit your application for the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance Project Stream. The 2018-19 Project Stream applications are due TOMORROW June 20, 2018. See below for full Eligibility and Guidelines. https://philaculture.org/projectstream?utm_campaign=grants&utm_medium=email&utm_source=culturewire

    Project Stream
    Any individual artist, nonprofit, or fiscally-sponsored organization in the 5-county Philadelphia region is invited to apply for a Project Stream grant for up to $2,500 in funding for an arts-specific project. Funded by Pennsylvania Council on the Arts and administered through the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance, Project Stream makes competitive grants for innovative, community-based arts projects in any genre, including performances, exhibitions, readings and more.
    https://philaculture.org

12 hours ago

Pools, frozen treats and the Shore: Guide to coping with Philly's heat and humidity

Sweet Charlie’s, 1921 Walnut St. and 711 Walnut St.

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John’s Water Ice, 801 Christian St.

The Franklin Fountain, 116 Market St.

Little Baby’s Ice Cream, 2311 Frankford Ave.

Sweet Charlie’s, 1921 Walnut St. and 711 Walnut St.

    Pools, frozen treats and the Shore: Guide to coping with Philly's heat and humidity
    The Philadelphia region is getting a taste of dangerous summer heat - but there are plenty of ways to stay cool. A combination of high temperatures and humidity made it feel hotter than 100 degrees Monday. While relief may be on the way, the dog days of summer are nowhere near over.
    http://www.philly.com

13 hours ago

Center City District shared a link.

    SEPTA shows off new look for City Hall transit center
    SEPTA introduced Tuesday the first stage of its multiyear, multimillion dollar project to remake the tunnels beneath Center City into a more attractive pedestrian concourse through the heart of Philadelphia. "SEPTA long saw the potential to transform these corridors into a place with a clear and welcoming identity," said Jeff Knueppel, the transit agency's general manager.
    http://www.philly.com

14 hours ago

For the second year in a row, the Free Librar...

For the second year in a row, the Free Library of Philadelphia's Summer of Wonder summer reading initiative is teaming up with us to offer free admission for families to the museum! Learn more: https://libwww.freelibrary.org/blog/post/3371

    Blog: Journey Around the World at the Rosenbach This Summer!
    For the second year in a row, Summer of Wonder is teaming up with the Rosenbach to offer free admission for families to the museum! Once you step through the museum's stately front doors, you'll find a house filled with wacky and wonderful things that will delight and enchant the entire family.
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14 hours ago

The Franklin Institute is asking for donation...

Automata, including the Automaton of Henri Maillardet that is on view in our “Amazing Machine’ exhibit, demonstrate mankind's efforts to imitate life by mechanical means—and are fascinating examples of the intersection of art and science. http://bit.ly/2nwStJp IMAGE: Henri Maillardet (Swiss, 1745-1830) | The Automaton of Henri Maillardet | ca. 1810 | The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia

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    Automata, including the Automaton of Henri Maillardet that is on view in our "Amazing Machine' exhibit, demonstrate mankind's efforts to imitate life by mechanical means-and are fascinating examples...
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14 hours ago

LAST CALL for tickets to the Young Friends Ba...

LAST CALL for tickets to the Young Friends Ball on the Square this Friday 7:30pm on Rittenhouse Square. Don't miss this incredible evening filled with dining, dancing, and celebrating the Square!

    Young Friends of Rittenhouse Square
    LAST CALL for tickets to the Young Friends Ball on the Square this Friday 7:30pm on Rittenhouse Square. Don't miss this incredible evening filled with dining, dancing, and celebrating the Square!
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15 hours ago

A gnawed bag of raw poultry, meat particles on the ceiling close Philly eateries

132 S 20th St.

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446 S 52nd St.

5609 Walnut St.

6101 Ridge Ave.

2101 N 59th St.

2313 E. Venango St.

700 E. Hunting Park Ave.

1500 N. Peach St.

4000 Monument Rd

5 E. Highland Ave.

3535 Market St.

5243 Rising Sun Ave.

2 N. 42nd St.

1633 Orthodox St.

3400 Lancaster Ave.

12 N 60th St. 19139

33 S 40th St.

2101 Gould St.

7155 Germantown Ave.

17 N 3rd. St.

407 E Penn St.

5946 Germantown Ave.

2842 Saint Vincent

3300 Henry Ave. Frnt #5

4352 Wayne Ave.

6108 Germantown Ave.

    A gnawed bag of raw poultry, meat particles on the ceiling close Philly eateries
    A gnawed bag of raw poultry with mouse feces on the package in a walk-in cooler is just gross. Knowing there could be meat particles on the ceiling will have me looking up from now on. And, the person in charge at another restaurant placed his hand inside a rice container after handling a container with mice droppings....ick.
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16 hours ago

Rittenhouse Farmers' Market added 8 new photo...

Join us on Tuesdays in the square to shop for all this fresh, local food! Great harvest today from the farms and kitchens. Hands on the Earth Orchard returns next week with peaches. We’re open today till 2pm. Cherries going fast!

    Rittenhouse Farmers' Market
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17 hours ago

This image of the Geba River delta in the in ...

This image of the Geba River delta in the in the West African nation of Guinea-Bissau taken from the Landsat 8 satellite provides an incredible look at the movement of sediment as rivers finally reach the ocean. https://go.nasa.gov/2JWtL0u IMAGE: The Meandering Estuaries of Guinea–Bissau | 2018 | NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration

    The Franklin Institute
    This image of the Geba River delta in the in the West African nation of Guinea-Bissau taken from the Landsat 8 satellite provides an incredible look at the movement of sediment as rivers finally...
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17 hours ago

#Incredibles2 #FunFact - #DYK The code title ...

#Incredibles2 #FunFact - #DYK The code title for the #Incredibles2 was "Tights" during production? The #Incredibles2 is showing at the #PrinceTheater for tickets and showtimes: http://filmadelphia.org/events/incredibles-2/

    INCREDIBLES 2 at the Prince Theater - Tickets Now on Sale!
    BRAD BIRD | USA | 2018 | 126 MIN | PG In INCREDIBLES 2, Helen (voice of Holly Hunter) is called on to lead a campaign to bring Supers back, while Bob(voice of Craig T.
    http://filmadelphia.org

18 hours ago

The Print Center added 3 new photos.

Come see the shows! 92nd ANNUAL solo exhibitions: Daniel W. Coburn: Becoming a Specter Julie Anne Greenberg: Considerable Uncertainty Remains Jacob Koestler: Copy of a Copy On view through August 4, 2018. Please note, we are closing early on Saturday, June 23 at 3:00pm for a private event. Installation views, Photo: Jaime Alvarez http://printcenter.org/100/92nd-solo-shows/

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19 hours ago

The Print Center posted 3 photos.

Come see the shows! 92nd ANNUAL solo exhibitions: Daniel W. Coburn: Becoming a Specter | Julie Anne Greenberg: Considerable Uncertainty Remains | Jacob Koestler: Copy of a Copy * On view through August 4, 2018. Please note, we are closing early on Saturday, June 23 at 3:00pm for a private event. * Installation views, Photo: Jaime Alvarez * #ThePrintCenter #92ndANNUAL #phlarts #philly #VisitPhilly #philly #phillyart #phillyartist #philadelphia #ContemporaryArts @danielwcoburn @american_spirit @julieanne321 @ The Print Center

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The Mütter Museum has been awarded a grant fr...

The Mütter Museum has been awarded a grant from the Pew Center for Arts and Heritage to support our next major exhibition, Spit Spreads Death! The influenza pandemic of 1918-19 hit Philadelphia harder than any other major city and yet is a largely untold story. Developed by Mütter staff, art curator Trevor Smith, artist group Blast Theory, and historical curator Jane E. Boyd, this expansive project will feature a commemorative parade, art film, digital interactives, objects and photographs, personal stories, historical and public health information, and public programming. https://www.pcah.us/2018grants

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    The Mütter Museum has been awarded a grant from the Pew Center for Arts and Heritage to support our next major exhibition, Spit Spreads Death! The influenza pandemic of 1918-19 hit Philadelphia...
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33 hours ago

Be sure to get out next week to the SoLow Fe...

Be sure to get out next week to the SoLow Festival Reserve your tickets today Transient Arts & Runboyrunprod of CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia premier Andrew William Solowfest: Of Maintenance and Men Plays & Players Reserve your tickets runboyrunprodGmail.com PWYC

    Plays & Players
    Be sure to get out next week to the SoLow Festival Reserve your tickets today Transient Arts & Runboyrunprod of CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia premier Andrew William Solowfest: Of Maintenance...
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33 hours ago

The Franklin Institute was live.

Geysers like Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park are a special kind of hot spring that erupt sending plumes of liquid water an steam high into the air. Old Faithful is somewhat unique in that it follows a fairly consistent period between eruptions of between one and two hours. http://bit.ly/2ymzlI8

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    Geysers like Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park are a special kind of hot spring that erupt sending plumes of liquid water an steam high into the air. Old Faithful is somewhat unique in that...
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33 hours ago

The Franklin Institute is live now.

Geysers like Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park are a special kind of hot spring that erupt sending plumes of liquid water an steam high into the air. Old Faithful is somewhat unique in that it follows a fairly consistent period between eruptions of between one and two hours. http://bit.ly/2ymzlI8

    The Franklin Institute
    Geysers like Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park are a special kind of hot spring that erupt sending plumes of liquid water an steam high into the air. Old Faithful is somewhat unique in that...
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33 hours ago

ONE NIGHT ONLY! Enjoy Alfred Hitchcock's #Rea...

ONE NIGHT ONLY! Enjoy Alfred Hitchcock's #RearWindow featuring #GraceKelly tomorrow night at the #Prince Theater. Tickets: http://filmadelphia.org/events/rear-window/

    REAR WINDOW at the Prince Theater - Tickets Now on Sale!
    ALFRED HITCHCOCK | USA | 1954 | 112 MIN Jimmy Stewart plays L.B. "Jeff" Jeffries, a thrill-seeking photographer laid up with a broken leg for the summer in his Greenwich Village apartment.
    http://filmadelphia.org

34 hours ago

Philadelphia's 5 best spots to indulge in French fare

Topping the list is Parc. Located at 227 S. 18th St. at Rittenhouse Square, this spot is the most popular high-end French restaurant in Philadelphia, boasting four stars out of 1,979 reviews on Yelp.

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Next up is Queen Village's Bistrot La Minette, situated at 623 S. Sixth St. With 4.5 stars out of 518 reviews on Yelp, the French breakfast and brunch spot has proven to be a local favorite for those looking to indulge.

Bella Vista's Bibou, located at 1009 S. Eighth St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the fancy French spot 4.5 stars out of 337 reviews.

Chef Nicholas Elmi crafts this restaurant's prix fixe menu using local and seasonal ingredients. You can bring your own bottle with no corkage fee, or choose from a variety of wines, beers and spirits. Check out the current menu here and head over to 1617 E. Passyunk Ave. to see for yourself.

Chef Townsend Wentz's menu also changes with the season and includes dishes such as beef tartare with grilled manchego tartine and cressonnette, and lavender-braised rabbit with spring vegetables and liver mousse. Treat yourself at this French spot by heading over to 1623 E. Passyunk Ave.

    Philadelphia's 5 best spots to indulge in French fare
    Craving French food? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best high-end French restaurants around Philadelphia, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to satisfy your cravings. Photo: Parc/Yelp Topping the list is Parc. Located at 227 S. 18th St.
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34 hours ago

The crew of the International Space Station c...

The crew of the International Space Station currently includes three Americans, two Russians and one German. http://bit.ly/2t6gL15

    Photos: Russia's World Cup stadiums, as seen from the International Space Station
    After spending roughly $11 billion to host the World Cup, Russia will kick off the competition on Thursday (June 14) with matches being played at 12 stadiums around the country. Along with much-needed transportation and security infrastructure, a massive chunk of Russia's spending was on the stadiums themselves.
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38 hours ago

Whew, what an incredible #Bloomsday. Thank yo...

Whew, what an incredible #Bloomsday. Thank you to all who came to celebrate Ulysses with us.

    The Rosenbach
    Whew, what an incredible #Bloomsday. Thank you to all who came to celebrate Ulysses with us.
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38 hours ago

Today marks the 35th anniversary of Sally Rid...

Today marks the 35th anniversary of Sally Ride’s mission aboard the Space Shuttle, making her the first American woman in space. As a member of the crew of the Challenger, Ride helped deploy communication satellites by operating the shuttle’s robotic arm and inspired a generation to reach for the stars. http://go.nasa.gov/1rrZn3B IMAGE: STS-7 Shuttle Mission | 1983 | NASA

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    Today marks the 35th anniversary of Sally Ride's mission aboard the Space Shuttle, making her the first American woman in space. As a member of the crew of the Challenger, Ride helped deploy...
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39 hours ago

Center City District shared PhillyVoice's pos...

    PHOTOS: The Rail Park officially opens
    After months, if not years of waiting, Phase One of the Rail Park is officially open to the public. The quarter-mile long park transforms the former elevated train lines of the Reading Viaduct it into a lush public park.
    http://www.phillyvoice.com

39 hours ago

Center City District shared Curbed Philly's p...

    Long-awaited Rail Park opens first phase
    The opening of Philadelphia 's long-awaited Rail Park means more than just a public green space. To many, it means residential development, it means commercial growth, and-possibly most importantly-it means a heightened sense of community in Philly's Center City. At least that's the takeaway city officials stressed Thursday morning during the opening of the park's first phase.
    https://philly.curbed.com

39 hours ago

Center City District shared Philadelphia Busi...

    Reading Viaduct Rail Park opens - Philadelphia Business Journal
    The first phase of the Reading Viaduct Rail Park opened on Thursday, giving the public access to an elevated quarter mile of trail in north Philadelphia. The long-awaited project combines the efforts of the Friends of the Rail Park, the city of Philadelphia, Center City District and Philadelphia Parks & Recreation.
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39 hours ago

Parks on Tap is coming to the Banks this week...

Parks on Tap is coming to the Banks this week! Head down to the river on Wednesday for happy hour from 5-7pm when 50% of the proceeds will benefit the trail and greenway. More info here: https://bit.ly/2tibLGS. Philadelphia Parks & Recreation | Fairmount Park Conservancy | The Circuit Trails | East Coast Greenway Alliance

    Schuylkill Banks
    Parks on Tap is coming to the Banks this week! Head down to the river on Wednesday for happy hour from 5-7pm when 50% of the proceeds will benefit the trail and greenway. More info here:...
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40 hours ago

Where are you traveling to this summer? Somet...

Where are you traveling to this summer? Sometimes, you just need a cute travel kit. This antique travel surgery kit was housed in a recycled box, and probably made quite a racket in the doctor’s pocket! #histmed #museumcollection #medicalkit #firstaid #travelkit

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    Where are you traveling to this summer? Sometimes, you just need a cute travel kit. This antique travel surgery kit was housed in a recycled box, and probably made quite a racket in the doctor's...
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43 hours ago

CSz Philadelphia - Home of ComedySportz added...

Volunteer Player - 6/16/2018 at 7:30PM

    CSz Philadelphia - Home of ComedySportz
    Volunteer Player - 6/16/2018 at 7:30PM
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2 days ago

“If you’ve ever dipped a corner of a paper to...

“If you’ve ever dipped a corner of a paper towel into a liquid and watched the liquid move up through the paper, you’ve seen capillary action.” http://bit.ly/2td2Oye

    Diagnosing Disease with Paper and Thread
    If you've ever dipped a corner of a paper towel into a liquid and watched the liquid move up through the paper, you've seen capillary action. Jayatri Das reveals how this basic phenomenon that we see in our kitchens every day also underlies what could be the next generation of medical diagnostic devices.
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2 days ago

#Incredibles2 #FunFact - The Incredibles is t...

#Incredibles2 #FunFact - The Incredibles is the first #Pixar movie to win an #AcademyAward for a category other than Best Animated Picture (Best Sound Editing) The #Incredibles2 is showing at the #PrinceTheater for tickets and showtimes: http://filmadelphia.org/events/incredibles-2/

    INCREDIBLES 2 at the Prince Theater - Tickets Now on Sale!
    BRAD BIRD | USA | 2018 | 126 MIN | PG In INCREDIBLES 2, Helen (voice of Holly Hunter) is called on to lead a campaign to bring Supers back, while Bob(voice of Craig T.
    http://filmadelphia.org

2 days ago

Be sure to get out next week to the SoLow Fe...

Be sure to get out next week to the SoLow Festival Reserve your tickets today Transient Arts & Runboyrunprod of CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia premier Andrew William Solowfest: Of Maintenance and Men Plays & Players Reserve your tickets runboyrunprodGmail.com PWYC

    Plays & Players
    Be sure to get out next week to the SoLow Festival Reserve your tickets today Transient Arts & Runboyrunprod of CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia premier Andrew William Solowfest: Of Maintenance...
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2 days ago

Happy Father’s Day from The Franklin Institut...

Happy Father’s Day from The Franklin Institute! http://bit.ly/2GzEw7u Don’t forget that Dads get a free upgrade to experience “Game Masters: The Exhibition” today, use the code FATHER online, by phone or by mentioning it at our box office. http://bit.ly/2pzkX8D

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    Happy Father's Day from The Franklin Institute! http://bit.ly/2GzEw7u Don't forget that Dads get a free upgrade to experience "Game Masters: The Exhibition" today, use the code FATHER online, by...
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    INSTALLATION OF 15 CAT 5E DATA LINES AND JACKS USING PLENUM RATED LOW VOLTAGE WIRING PER 2008 NEC (OFFICE SPACE)

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    USE OF (2ND) SECOND FLOOR OF AN EXISTING BUILDING FOR PSYCHIC READING.(FORTUNE TELLING SERVICE)

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