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see why the happy couple did it. it went pretty smoothly except who capsized. >> by the time they tell their this, that will be such old technology. >> bath salts? another hour of news starts right now. all?at's >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> following two breaking stories. firefighters forced to rescue from an apartment fire in southeast. >> the fbi on the way to georgetown after someone broke into a prank on wisconsin -- a bank. >> i am cynne simpson. >> i am steve chenevey. glad to be with you on this friday morning. news in southeast d.c. firefighters rescued several inside after a kitchen in a second story apartment the 1300 block of alabama avenue. >> brianne carter is at the
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scene with the latest for us. we are on the other side of this apartment complex in the 1300 block of alabama avenue southeast. acordia scott paul a little before 5:00 this morning. some residents in the apartment complex called. been they arrived they saw a lot g from theomin building. started in a second story three-story a apartment complex. this happens in the kitchen, a fighter. there were concerns by residents a third story apartment that perhaps the fire was spread. our officials noticed a number balcony at thee third story apartment. ladders up and them with no injuries. understand one adult and two children were transported to the hospital. r hospital fire officials say that was for possible smoke inhalation, but no burns or injuries. has been put out. authorities still going through
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apartment trying to look for spots that may be popping up. to theple transported hospital. adults and two children, from a fired a starter's in a story apartment in the kitchen. drivers, the area on alabama avenue southeast. people riding metrobus, some of whilebuses being rerouted authorities remain on the scene. brianne carter, abc 7 news. also breaking, heavy police presence in the 1400 block of wisconsin avenue in georgetown. >> jummy olabanji joins us with story. this breaking >> the latest on the scene is police confirmed they are an attempted burglary at m&t bank located on wisconsin avenue in georgetown. they are waiting for a federal get here to help them with this investigation. i just spoke with officers.
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they tell us this happened just after midnight. sure how many people to break intoed the bank. know is they are investigating. of the see the doors bank are open and there's an officer watching over the front door. u can also see other officers outside an abandoned building directly next door to banks. we are not sure what this may have to do with the investigation, but they have that built-in tape off as well this morning. if maybe you ever tried break into the bank abandonedugh the building next door. waiting for more informations from police. they are waiting for the other get on the scene before going inside. sources tell us that is the fbi. we're waiting for fbi get on thers to scene to determine whether or they will take over this investigation. is an active crime scene. we will update our viewers on
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as we get it.n jummy olabanji reporting. >> we would check back with you a little while. now, adam caskey. >> it's going to be a beautiful with bright sunshine. warm, but not very humid. 6:04, 72 degrees in northwest d.c. we are in the 60's for the most part. 62 in leesburg, 68 in germantown, 65 in warrenton. 89 this afternoon, not very humid. high, thin clouds will be pushing in throughout the day. unsettled tomorrow , 40%rdayy on chance of rain. closures on alabama avenue in southeast. police activity on outbound avenue at 10th street. be prepared for closures. relatively light volume on most routes. a brief delay on the beltway at
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new hampshire avenue with an accident, but no delays or northbound or 270 southbound between frederick kempe the beltway. >> a man arrested for shooting injured a security guard in councilly research n chinatown for will today for two hearings. a grand jury formally indicted floyd corkins ii earlier this week. more.e carter has >> will check in with her later. new developments in the boating accident earlier this week. >> anne arundel county delegate that he hadmits drinking behind the wheel before crashing on a river in pasadena. his blood alcohol content was twice the legal limit in maryland. e was wearing a neck brace and cast on his left foot. he spoke with reporters as he left shock trauma in baltimore. the republican delegates said no be drinking and
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driving and operating a mortar vehicle or a power boat. i deeply regret my aston's .nd ask for forgiveness my hearts and prayers go out to the families involved. i deeply regret my actions r forgiveness. >> i pray for their speedy recovery. >> it left children injured. time to finish the investigation. no charges filed yet. one of the greatest cyclists of all time will no longer fight doping allegations. lance armstrong, the winner of ,even tour de france titles says he's tired of what he calls a wetland. positive fortested performance enhancing drugs, but stripped ofl be n titles and will be life from competitive cycling. >> in prince george's county, say the investigation into the shocking murder of a
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17-year-old girl is wide-open. someone stormed into amber stan lee's house and then shot her to death while she lay in bed. john gonzalez is live in kettering with more on how are trying to turn up leads. >> this neighborhood is still shocked this morning. at the time of the shooting inside therelatives home, including two sisters, one them a foster child. they were not harmed. the question is whether the 17- old was targeted. who killed amber stan lee, a murder that has battled baffled detectives in prince george's county. amber stanley. she was lying in bed listening to music. sad. is so a young, prosperous lady. the science star in magnet program at flowers high and recently started an
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aspiring doctors group. >> to kick somebody's door down t shooting a young person, that is premeditated. where dozens of investigators canvassed the quiet community, going door-to-door asking and searching storm drains and garbage cans for the murder weapon. in most cases, they are the line of completing a case. their information can goal long way as far as solving the crime. >> we can tell you this morning on august 17, police were called to the same home, some with the foster child. police are not saying if that is to thisay connected homicide. live, john gonzalez, abc 7. tropical storm isaac pressure e caribbean and is still on track to become the hurricane of the atlantic season. >> board is keeping a close eye interfere withd the republican national convention in. visitors expected to
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be there when it could potentially hit on tuesday. but the governor and the mayors say the city is prepared. >> we are ready. the governor is right. we will have a great show at the night tropicana and the opening ceremonies on monday. is just a distraction. tampa is the most flood prone country, one of them, at least. republican national convention finalals will have the say on changes. gop presidential candidate will attend a rally michigan. his running mate paul ryan will well in commerce. this will be at. an orchard at president obama will be in today.ton he's leaving the white house evening for camp david. >> capitol police have an active investigation into a reported embattledinst missouri congressman todd akin. police not releasing details. he caused a stir recently when have ways of pregnancy and cases
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of what he calls legitimate rape. he has since apologized but refuses to drop out of the senate race. it is 69 degrees. still ahead, the cover story on 's wild night in las vegas.
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>> i am isiah and i would like good morning, washington. him around here. 6:12 a.m., temperatures mainly this fridayon morning. partly cloudy.
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beautiful friday. warm, but not very humid. become aekend i little unsettled. 73 now in washington, 64 at hagerstown, 72 in annapolis. most outlying suburbs in the '60s. highs in the upper 80s. mid '80s in the potomac highlands. kansas city, 90 degrees. heatn't have intense but 92 in nation, chicago, 94 degrees in dallas this afternoon. we will talk about the unsettled weekend forecast, coming up. now to angela. >> we have had a look at major in virginia. 95 from woodbridge to springfield still looks pretty nice on this friday morning. eastbound 66 as well, a nice ride. will see some slowing as you the beltway around nutley street. just a little from an accident on the ramp to the outer loop. but it's not blocking. ramp in maryland from the
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sac town new avenue, we see lights and brief slowdowns in the area. a car went into a tree. the ramp is partially blocked. you are able to get by carefully and slowly. get past that, looks good on the beltway 270.d to back to you. >> thank you. some montgomery county students know their principal in a different way. >> knocking on their doors this summer. knocking on their doors this summer. him to onelow organic artichokes, organic lettuce, organic kale... knocking on their doorsdoes your cauliflower hhave a big carbon footprint? not at all. that's great. melons!!! oh yeah!! well that was uncalled for. uhh... mr. gallagher. incoming!!! hahaha! it's wasteful. you know jimmy. folks who save hundreds of dollars switching to geico sure are happy.
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cunningham. he will replace ryan crocker, in may.ped down has been deputy .mbassador in kabul teenage girl missing has been wasd in a home that she captive and sexually assaulted repeatedly. a 24-year-old man and his mother been taken into custody and custody ofaken into the girl saidwith rape.result >> a bridge collapse sent four trucks plunging to the ground. three people died in a train collision denied federal playstation and injured two dozen people, most of them train at thehe collision. >> now we know the fate of a man claiming responsibility for people in a rampage last july in norway. anders breivik convicted of terrorism and premeditated murder today. he was declared sane and d to preventive detention, a special terms for
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criminals considered dangerous to society. minimum of 10-21 prison. because of the special circumstance, the sentence could be extended later. looking at a news around the region. the interstate 66 westbound, thislanes will be closed at the beltway because of construction. in effect from 9:00 tonight until 5:00 monday morning. one or two lanes on the exit north and 495 to exit 99 will be closed. and the ramp to 66 west will be completely at 9:30 sunday night. delays on the red and lines. trains will single track on the red line between groveland and medical station and between takoma and forced glenn. the orange line, buses will trains between vienna and east falls church. vienna, dunn loring, and west falls church stations will be
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closed. 7 is on your side with a health alert for maryland residents. exposurerabies thedent at last friday's ravens game. a bat landed on somebody, but it's cool way before any test could be done. had contact with the animal, if you are asked to call your local. ravens on thehe -- call your local health department. joe vaco looking good last night. -- is looking good. and taylor was looking good as well, a local guy. >> as long as they can maintain the momentum. >> it's almost occurs when you of points in the preseason. it gets everybody's hopes up.
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it shows you can do it again. >> i have a great picture i want you from one of our viewers. i loved his e-mail. he was at army navy country club. he looked up and saw the clouds "caskey."nd said here's a look at the temperatures today. 73 right now in the district. the '60s in outlying areas. we dodged the rainfall yesterday. i don't think we will see any rain today. a different story tomorrow, becoming unsettled with mostly saturdaynditions on and a few spotty showers. 61 now in frederick, 62 in martinsburg. not as foggy as the past couple morning. 89 for the high temperature, not very humid. a weak disturbance developing over north carolina over the outer banks.
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that will give us unsettled conditions over the upcoming weekend. and we have tropical storm c.aa looks like it will move northwest, most likely moving h the florida straits and t on thehe biggest impac florida keys and southwest becoming a possibly hurricane before landfall along the gulf coastline. west.tinues nudging should we see the remnants, be tropical rainfall by the end of next week. as for saturday, 40% chance of rain, and 82 degrees. a few sunny breaks on sunday showers.ated now to handle a foster. >> good morning. friday morning light. hopefully, it stays that way. we have looked at 95, no reported troubles. 66 eastbound, brief delay getting through centreville. accident on the beltway 66 east to the outer
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loop, over to the right side. we are seeing brief slowing. traveling around the beltway in good.nd looks pretty a live look north of 201. inner loop and outer loop moving disruption. pazneroop slowing down hampshire ave. accident onl the the ramp to southbound in hampshire ave. that.good past 270.lays on back to you. >> thank you. 6:21. british tabloid the sun nude photographs of vegas.harry in las st. james palace asked the show theapers not to photographs, saying it infringed on his privacy. decidednewspaper later matter of freedom of the press. two of the girls parting with prince will talk to good america later this morning. >> i cannot wait.
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time to head back to school. students in montgomery county will go back on monday. classts headed back to have their goals already mapped out. clocking up the steps of this
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county home, edward what he has done all summer, making house calls. >> hello, how are you? >> he is the principal at shady school.ddle for the fourth summer in a row to studentsg out they head back to class a. >> build the relationship. >> a rising seventh grader is e than 40 students to have the principal in her home. >> it's awesome. >> usually a school only visits when something is not going right. but he says these visits are positive.forcing the >> she says that she likes to be called a straight a student, the junior honor society, and a soccer player. her counselor uses this visit to review greys and set goals for the next year. you is i would like you to be in sga. -- my goal for you.
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>> they just come to talk to you t your school and it makes you feel good. >> how will she feel on monday? >> excited and nervous. >> brianne carter, abc 7 news. >> on monday, students in the district and montgomery county and loudoun county will start school. tomorrow montgomery county as -school fairack-to from 11:00 until 2:00 at the carver educational services rockville, maryland. i look forward to being there. l be handing out t-shirts. so we'll jummy olabanji and brianne carter and john gonzalez. we hope to see you. another half-hour still ahead. the latest on breaking news in the district. of an apartment fire in southeast. of an apartment fire in sobama and i approve this message
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live and in hd, this is good morngin washington on your side. >> a live report on an apartment fire in southeast d.c. >> police say there was an robberyd bank overnight. this glad you were with us morning. it will be a pleasant friday. bright sunshine. increase in the cloud cover later on this evening. with that will be a disturbance will give us an unsettled weekend. waters of thewarm potomac. at reagan national 73. on the way to the upper 80's amount of sunshine.
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a chance of rain over the weekend. >> starting with some good crash reporteder on 50 out of the roadway so we looking good. also you are travelling right maryland and around the not seeing major problems other than the trouble with the accident. we are still seeing brief delays, at traveling eastbound centerville interchanges. the accident on the ramp the left if you are traveling and on i-95 virginia, looking good with a brief delay on 395 northbound. the want to give back to the district in are assessingws damage and putting out in spots in an apartment
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fire. alabama300 block of ave. people -- one two children being evaluated for smoke inhalation after the fire that started in the second story apartment and in this complex. started in a kitchen here in the second story apartment before 5:00 this morning. they say that they saw a lot of smoke. contained at one the people in the apartment were .oncerned it would spread many of them got out on the balcony. fire officials were able to get them down safely. >> we also have people on the third floor balcony. we got inside. we through letters up and remove from the balcony. -- week through ladders up and
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from the balcony. >> they will be evaluated for inhalation. it started in a kitchen before this morning. the fire is out. just cleared the scene in southeast. some delays with traffic because the road was shut down for some time. the time. following breaking news georgetown where break into ad to bank overnight. >> jimmy is on the phone. what did you find out? >> it does not sound like we have him right now. it does not sound like we now.her right is the mn t bank in georgetown. -- m &t bank. it looks like somebody may have
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enter the bank from another building. we will get you all the details few minutes. >> the funeral is today for one two bros killed in the derailment. the church of the ellicottion in the city. viewings will be held today until 5:00 and also from 7:00 until 9:00. her funeral will be held tomorrow. she was a nursing student at the delaware. of autopsy revealed two students itself.led by the train they were killed by the coal that poured onto them from the cars. s have resumed at the side. rails underneath the bridge remain closed until the investigation is complete.
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no suspect or a motive in the of a high school student. a 17-year-old was asleep in her intruder broke down door, headed into her d shot and killed her. she was a star student at flowers high school. >> lance armstrong will not fight to the dumping allegations m anymore. tired of fighting an unconstitutional witchhunt. he wore 7 -- he won 7 tour de titles. the u.s. anti-dumping agency says-doping agency stripped him of his titles. >> the nationals are hoping to titles. >> the nationals are hoping to get reveng
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in the people, businesses, and organizations that call greater washington home. whether it's funding an organization that provides new citizens with job training, working with an anacostia school that promotes academic excellence, or supporting an organization that serves 5,000 meals a day across d.c., what's important to the people of greater washington is important to us, and we're proud to work with all those who are making our communities stronger.
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>> the washington nationals opening up a series against the phillies tonight. the phillies are the only team a series against the nationals since the all-star break. they actually did them a favor by beating cincinnati.
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and they were drafted no. 1 and . two, huge expectations on their shoulders. andht andrew luck iii third face each other. tomorrow kickoff is at 4:00. is now 6:40 and time for a the weather. >> if you are heading to fed ex field, do anticipate the chance bit of rain. it will not be a total washout. football weather if you ask me. overlooking roosevelt island in potomac. you see a little bit of sunshine breaking through the clouds. rose 10 minutes ago. for the most part we are in the mid 60's. becoming partly cloudy today.
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89 is the high-temperature this afternoon. koller this weekend with some unsettled weather. 82 and a little bit of spot the ring from time to time. some peaks of sun as well. that is it for the forecast. we will talk about tropical isaac. >> i am looking at a pretty good ride this morning. our only slow spot eastbound 66 the centerville interchanges. approach the beltway with the accident on the ramp. we do have just a brief delay on the beltway north side in get close to the location, but still not too bad. that ramp closure squeezing people over on the shoulder. >> thank you.
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6:41 right now. there is some good news in the effort to
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latest now in the trayvon case. there is a hearing to decide prosecutors should be to georgess zimmerman's medical records. he is charged with second-degree n the death of trayvon martin. pleaded not guilty and he shot the teen the in self-defense. >> helicopters dropping fire retardant helped to slow the of wildfire in northern california. 64 homes and 20 other buildings
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. destroyed firefighter -- wildfires to bring out several justrn states, not california. isaac is getting stronger as dominicanoward the republic. hurricane center in miami says isaac can grow to strength when it mexico.he gulf of this point it is unclear on how it will impact the republican national convention. members of a virginia beach to arrive ind today. the group is called operation international. they will fill a reserve fuel tanks, bring water to a small fishing community and are preparing an emergency response a boat. it looks like burglars tried break into a bank overnight. have the fed's done there yet? just a couple of minutes
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before 6:30 we saw several suv's pull up and out came several fbi agents to began talking to d.c. police officers on the scene getting information from them. then we saw other agents go into the bank where they were joined by who we assume our bank employees. other agents go around the back of the building a construction site behind o street. there was an attempted burglary the bank just after midnight early this morning. right now they can confirm -- they cannot confirm anything was taken. they're saying they are burglary and a fbi agents toor the scene so they can investigation. several store o street.ked off on
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there are cameras we see on the of the bank. be waiting to see if captured on the cameras. m &t bank with attempted burglary. paying close attention to the abandoned building next door to the bank. i hope to get more details from the fbi investigators on the scene. we will have that a little later on. >> 6:47 right now. attorney says it is his hobby. a standard ballpoint to create images he can up to 45 hours on. drawing. he uses crosshatching to give it hughes and depth.
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a photograph. is his natural talent. >> this is just his hobby. >> he is an attorney by trade. maybe that give some extra time today. check in with adam. >> the redskins tomorrow. they have the rain ponchos ready to go. showers off a few into the weekend. little disturbances moving our way. that will give us a chance of the weekend. it is currently 63 degrees. in arlington 68. washington view from high school. 73 at reagan national. thethe most part we are in 60's. manassas we are 64. to 89 this afternoon.
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by lunch time we will be at 84. partly cloudy conditions into the afternoon making it to 89. we will be warm but not too humid. developing offg the carolina coast line. there is a weak disturbance developing and indications point northward into washington. it looks like that would drift off shore. the computer models have changed their mind. not a wash out, just some spotty showers. there is a tropical storm isaac to the south east of tampa. it will pass to the northwest possibly as a category one hurricane. f rain on saturday cooler at 82 degrees. prettygs are looking good. we have reported nice conditions 270.
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slow traffic as you make your down to 121. if you travel in virginia, still looking good on 395. bit of a bottleneck as you your way up to seminary. no delays making your way across street bridge. >> it is beatles week on our facebook page. go check it out. >> you have until 4:00. up for a chance to win for passes to abbey road on a national harbour. we are giving away a guitar $1,000 to sweeten of the little bit. to to sign up. we will announce the winner monday august 27. yime at 6:50, the frida >> ass's coming up para roundup of the top stories and you you need to know before hit the door.
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>> time for the friday express'. >> will star with a roundup of the top stories. >> here in southeast washington, cleared up the an early morning fire in a second story kitchen apartment. we understand that three people the hospital being
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evaluated, one adult and two children for possible smoke inhalation. has been knocked out. they say the fire that started spread tochen has not any other units. that does not appear s following this 17- was shot and who killed inside her better. she was an honor roll student at school and had going to harvard. detectives say it is still wide open. police were called up to the house with a problem with a foster sister. not saying if there is any connection. >> federal agents on the scene burglary ofted bank georgetown at the intersection of wisconsin and o street. julie has been on the scene keeping an eye on this. >> it is 6:54 and here is a look
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what you need to know. of i 66 closing from tonight until 5:00 a.m. monday. different lane closures throughout the weekend. >> more work on metro's red and orange lines. buses will replace trains east fallsnna and church. >> the montgomery county public posting their back-to- at thefair tomorrow carver educational services center. i will see you there along with julie, john, and burry and. let's check in as we get more information online. but it will be a beautiful friday. a good amount of sunshine. into the weekend, some disturbances will mix things up give us agree saturday and spotted showers, too. cannot avoid the rain this weekend.
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with the express forecast. 84 at lunchtime becoming partly cloudy and 89 the high- temperature. cooler tomorrow with the disturbance, 82 degrees the high temperature. spotty showers saturday. lingering into sunday. of sunshine on the sunday. not a whole weekend of wipeout of the rain. into next week 87. the mid 80's for part when you average it out. t bad temperature wise. you are seeing the transition even thoughay where you get the warmth, you do not have the overwhelming humidity. bring on fall if you ask me. --lane closures, the beltway at 9:00.ts --lane closures, the beltway [ obama ] i'm barack obama and i approve this message.
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