Closing and delays for Friday

Here are the closings and delays for Friday:

Northampton seeks RR man in robbery

A Roanoke Rapids man who lured a victim to the Cal Floyd Road area outside Gaston under the pretense...

Slick roads concern for evening, morning

While major routes in the area have been cleared, the big concern for this evening is when the tempe...

RRPD blotter: February 24-25

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following, according to Chief Chuck Hasty:

Childers charged in ID theft case

A Roanoke Rapids man was charged Wednesday in a fraud case where the victim's card was used at sever...

More than a half-foot of snow blankets area

A major winter snowstorm dropped around 7 inches of snow in the area overnight.

Closing list as of 10:30

Here are the known closings for Thursday as of 10:30 p.m.

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Friday, 27 February 2015 00:28

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Closing and delays for Friday

Closing and delays for Friday

Here are the closings and delays for Friday: Read more

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Northampton seeks RR man in robbery

Northampton seeks RR man in robbery

A Roanoke Rapids man who lured a victim to the Cal Floyd Road area outside Gaston under the pretense of buying a gaming system is wanted for armed robbery, according... Read more

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Slick roads concern for evening, morning

Slick roads concern for evening, morning

While major routes in the area have been cleared, the big concern for this evening is when the temperatures are expected to dip below freezing, Roanoke Rapids Police Chief Chuck... Read more

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RRPD blotter: February 24-25

RRPD blotter: February 24-25

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following, according to Chief Chuck Hasty: Read more

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Childers charged in ID theft case

Childers charged in ID theft case

A Roanoke Rapids man was charged Wednesday in a fraud case where the victim's card was used at several businesses. Read more

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More than a half-foot of snow blankets a…

More than a half-foot of snow blankets area

A major winter snowstorm dropped around 7 inches of snow in the area overnight. Read more

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Closing list as of 10:30

Closing list as of 10:30

Here are the known closings for Thursday as of 10:30 p.m. Read more

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HRMC enacts storm protocol

HRMC enacts storm protocol

Halifax Regional continues to monitor the winter storm warning in effect for Halifax County and surrounding areas. Read more

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HCC board gets PBI, economic impact repo…

HCC board gets PBI, economic impact reports

An update given to the Halifax Community College Board of Trustees Tuesday shows the school has received more than $1.2 million from the U.S. Department of Education's Predominantly Black Institutions... Read more

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HCC trustees lobby lawmakers for statewi…

HCC trustees lobby lawmakers for statewide support

The Halifax Community College Board of Trustees Tuesday unanimously passed a resolution encouraging state legislators to support community college systems across North Carolina. Read more

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Roanoke Rapids schools closed today

Roanoke Rapids schools closed today

Roanoke Rapids schools will be closed today. Optional work day for staff. Read more

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Closing and delays for Wednesday

Closing and delays for Wednesday

Here are the known closings and delays for Wednesday: Read more

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RRGSD board approves make-up day plan

RRGSD board approves make-up day plan

A snow make-up day plan for the Roanoke Graded School District will leave spring break intact as well as the Memorial Day holiday. Read more

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Tattoo shop owner arrested again

Tattoo shop owner arrested again

A tattoo shop owner already scheduled to appear in court Wednesday on charges filed in August was arrested again today by the City County Drug Task Force. Read more

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Fire destroys Wright Road home

Fire destroys Wright Road home

Fire destroyed a log home on Wright Road in the Littleton area, a firefighter at the scene this morning said. Read more

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Health system releases comprehensive rep…

Health system releases comprehensive report

The Halifax County Public Health System today released its first comprehensive report, detailing activity throughout the past year of all its divisions. Read more

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RR man charged in Scotland Neck assault

RR man charged in Scotland Neck assault

A 22-year-old Roanoke Rapids man surrendered to law enforcement Monday to face charges in an August assault case. Read more

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RRHS on early release today

RRHS on early release today

Roanoke Rapids High School students will be released at noon today due to no heat in the senior building.   Read more

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Weldon City Schools on early release

Weldon City Schools on early release

Weldon City Schools will dismiss early today due to anticipated inclement weather. Read more

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Better grab a Snickers — a box of them

Better grab a Snickers — a box of them

A Roanoke Rapids man apparently paid for the gas, but left the Oakland Mini Mart with a box of Snickers, a bottled drink and a quart of oil. Read more

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Troopers lead task force to indoor opera…

Troopers lead task force to indoor operation

State Highway Patrol troopers serving a warrant for careless and reckless driving and other charges helped the City County Drug Task Force locate an indoor marijuana-growing operation at a residence... Read more

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Tire theft goes flat

Tire theft goes flat

The theft of a tire Saturday in Enfield went flat for two men as they were caught when trying to place it on their vehicle. Read more

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RRPD blotter: February 20-22

RRPD blotter: February 20-22

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following, according to Chief Chuck Hasty: Read more

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Harris surrenders

Harris surrenders

Robert Duane Harris Jr. surrendered to Roanoke Rapids police Friday and will face charges in a February 2 store robbery as well as counts associated with a stolen weapon. Read more

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Task Force lodges marijuana charges in W…

Task Force lodges marijuana charges in Weldon

City County Drug Task Force agents today seized 46 bags of marijuana following the execution of a search warrant at Beech Court in Weldon. Read more

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Missing woman located; safe

Missing woman located; safe

  Roanoke Rapids police have reported that Elsie Marie Conwell 73 has been located and is safe. Read more

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Woman with dementia reported missing

Woman with dementia reported missing

A Roanoke Rapids woman who suffers from dementia has been reported missing over the last and hour and a half. Read more

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In crash's aftermath, family seeks under…

In crash's aftermath, family seeks understanding

Fanez Lillie Berry was a bubbly child. Read more

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Woman charged in morning fatal

Woman charged in morning fatal

An Amityville, New York, woman has been charged with DWI and other counts in a wreck this morning that claimed the life of a 5-year-old girl. Read more

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More charges lodged in tractor-trailer B…

More charges lodged in tractor-trailer B&Es

A Powellsville man was charged with 15 more counts of breaking and entering involving larcenies from tractor-trailers at the North Carolina Welcome Center. Read more

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BB&T completes HCC scholarship oblig…

BB&T completes HCC scholarship obligation

Branch Banking & Trust presented a $5,000 check to Halifax Community College last Friday. Read more

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Wreck claims life of 5-year-old

Wreck claims life of 5-year-old

A 5-year-old child from the New York area died this morning following a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 95. Read more

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Friday closings and delays

Friday closings and delays

Here are the closings and delays for Friday: Read more

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Two multi-family units get planning boar…

Two multi-family units get planning board approval

Two rezoning requests that could lead to new housing opportunities in Roanoke Rapids were given a thumbs up by the city's planning board this evening. Read more

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Planning board OKs SECU rezoning

Planning board OKs SECU rezoning

The Roanoke Rapids Planning Board will send to city council a recommendation for approval of a rezoning request that could pave the way for a second branch of the State... Read more

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Man sought for forging victim's checks

Man sought for forging victim's checks

Roanoke Rapids police are looking for a man who allegedly bilked an elderly victim out of $3,000 by writing checks to himself and forging the victim's name. Read more

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Sheetz is here

Sheetz is here

With prizes, samples and a donation to Halifax County Special Olympics, Sheetz opened its 71st store in North Carolina today. Read more

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City man sought in BP robbery

City man sought in BP robbery

A Roanoke Rapids man has been identified as the person wanted in the February 2 BP robbery where a clerk was held at knifepoint and forced to give him money. Read more

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Latest closings and delays for Thursday

Latest closings and delays for Thursday

Here are the second round of announced closings and delays as of 10:50 this evening for Thursday: Read more

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More Klausner jobs on table at DES

More Klausner jobs on table at DES

The Division of Employment Security is facilitating Klausner Lumber in Enfield for additional jobs needed by one of its contractors. Read more

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Thursday closings and delays

Thursday closings and delays

Here are the first round of announced closings and delays for Thursday: Read more

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Wednesday closings and delays

Wednesday closings and delays

Here are the known closings and delays for Wednesday: Read more

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Council nixes child care CUP

Council nixes child care CUP

Owners of a child care facility say they will weigh their options before deciding on whether to appeal to Halifax County Superior Court Roanoke Rapids City Council's unanimous decision this... Read more

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RRPD blotter: Scam and weekend arrests

RRPD blotter: Scam and weekend arrests

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following, according to Chief Chuck Hasty: Read more

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Juvenile's immediate complaint leads to …

Juvenile's immediate complaint leads to arrest

A Roanoke Rapids man faces a count of indecent liberties with a minor following a reported sexual assault that was reported Monday morning. Read more

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Davie responds to weather-related fires

Davie responds to weather-related fires

The Davie Volunteer Fire Department responded to two weather-related fires Monday afternoon within the span of eight minutes. Read more

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Black ice expected to form this evening

Black ice expected to form this evening

An overnight winter storm forced local government offices and schools to shut down today. Read more

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Woman perishes in Enfield fire

Woman perishes in Enfield fire

An Enfield area woman died this morning in a house fire off Highway 481. Read more

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RRGSD closed Tuesday

RRGSD closed Tuesday

Roanoke Rapids Graded schools are closed Tuesday.   Read more

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Latest closings and delays for Tuesday

Latest closings and delays for Tuesday

Here are the latest closings and delays for Tuesday: Read more

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Closings reported as of 6:30 p.m.

Closings reported as of 6:30 p.m.

Here are the latest Tuesday closings and delays as of shortly before 6:30 this evening: Read more

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As storm starts, resources at the ready

As storm starts, resources at the ready

Governor Pat McCrory has issued a State of Emergency declaration ahead of a winter storm that will enter North Carolina this afternoon and is expected to hit the state with... Read more

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RRGSD eyes three-hour delay

RRGSD eyes three-hour delay

The Roanoke Rapids Graded School District currently plans to operate on a three-hour delay Tuesday. Read more

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Today's early closings

Today's early closings

Here are the known early closings and cancellations for today: Read more

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Roanoke Valley Sports

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Halifax Academy girls fall in State play…

Halifax Academy girls fall in State play-offs

NCISAA 1A Girls State Basketball play-offs held despite the snow Read more

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Lady Vikings are in Ashville

Lady Vikings are in Ashville

Teams are in place but not sure if games are on schedule Read more

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Snow takes over the fields

Snow takes over the fields

With more snow here Thursday, how can teams practice Read more

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Weather winning in basketball play-offs

Weather winning in basketball play-offs

With all area school out Wednesday due to inclement weather and more bad weather forcasted, when will games be played. Read more

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Time for baseball sign-ups

Time for baseball sign-ups

Roanoke Rapids Youth Baseball Association Cal Ripken - Babe Ruth Baseball Read more

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Weather affects 1st round basketball

Weather affects 1st round basketball

Tuesdays threat of snow has postpones some 1st round NCHSAA State play-offs. Read more

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Spring try-outs finally

Spring try-outs finally

Well it is a week later, but finally Middle school and high school students had spring try-outs Read more

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Isles Jr. promoted to Crafton's road cre…

Isles Jr. promoted to Crafton's road crew

In just two weeks, Isles Jr. dream continues to become real Read more

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GCP Spring sport tryouts

GCP Spring sport tryouts

7th AND 8TH GRADE BASEBALL, SOFTBALL, AND TRACK TRYOUTS Read more

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Myrick School of Dance has great day at …

Myrick School of Dance has great day at Southeast Showdown

Myrick School of dance Saturday took Solos, Duets, and Trio’s from the Myrick School of Dance Competition Team to compete at the Singular Sensation hosted by Southeast Showdown in Clayton NC. Read more

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Northwest Manley invited to USA football

Northwest Manley invited to USA football

Northwest Halifax freshman football player invited to USA football camp Read more

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Cornerstone closes senior night with win…

Cornerstone closes senior night with wins

Double conference win for Cornerstone Christian basketball at home on Senior Night Friday Read more

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Women's NCHSAA basketball match-ups

Women's NCHSAA basketball match-ups

NCHSAA announce Final women's basketball State play-off bracket Read more

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Mens NCHSAA basketball match-ups

Mens NCHSAA basketball match-ups

NCHSAA announce Men's State play-off final brackets Read more

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Hearp wins hitting competition

Hearp wins hitting competition

Roanoke Rapids Junior Sierra Hearp show off her swing Read more

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Valley Cheer wins gold

Valley Cheer wins gold

Valley Cheer brings home the gold from the Sweetheart Classic in Chapel Hill Read more

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Williams named CIC player of the year

Williams named CIC player of the year

NCISAA's Coastal Independent Conference announced it's All-conference Players and Player of the year Read more

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NCISAA move State play-offs

NCISAA move State play-offs

The North Carolina Independent School Athletic Association (NCISAA) has stepped up and due to the bad weather and moved the State Basketball playoff to next week. Read more

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TRAC & NCC basketball still weighing…

TRAC & NCC basketball still weighing options

Both local high school basketball conferences are waiting on NCHSAA ruling Read more

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Neville part of UNC 2015 Cheersport Nati…

Neville part of UNC 2015 Cheersport National Champs

Roanoke Rapids native Jill Neville is in her third year on the UNC All-girls cheer team at University of Carolina in Chapel Hill. Read more

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Northampton 1st Spring open softball tou…

Northampton 1st Spring open softball tournament

The Northampton County Recreation Department will be hosting its 1st Annual Spring Open Men’s and Women’s Slow Pitch Softball Tournament on March 21, 2015. Read more

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Halifax girls headed to State tourney

Halifax girls headed to State tourney

Halifax Academy varsity girls earn a #3 seed to NCISAA 1A State basketball play-offs Read more

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KIPP girls prove they are still winners

KIPP girls prove they are still winners

KIPP girls win final conference game after adversity Read more

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2014-15 Tar Roanoke Athletic Conference …

2014-15 Tar Roanoke Athletic Conference Tourney set

Louisburg High host this year TRAC basketball tournament Read more

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Yellow Jackets complete season at State …

Yellow Jackets complete season at State meet

The Roanoke Rapids Swim Team capped off an amazing season with stellar swimming at the state swim meet. Read more

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Rachel & Sarah Rightmyer clog at BET…

Rachel & Sarah Rightmyer clog at BETA convention

Myrick School of Dance Cloggers do well at NC Beta State competition Read more

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Roanoke Rapids lady Jackets open NCC Mon…

Roanoke Rapids lady Jackets open NCC Monday

Roanoke Rapids varsity girls basketball team has been seeded #6 and will open the 2A Northern Carolina Conference Tournament play Monday February 16 @ 6 PM at Warren County High. Read more

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Halifax varsity girls finish runner-up i…

Halifax varsity girls finish runner-up in CIC

Halifax Academy varsity girls finished runner-ups Saturday in the Coastal Independent Conference Tournament championship. Read more

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Halifax JV girls finish 2nd in CIC

Halifax JV girls finish 2nd in CIC

Halifax Academy JV girls ended their 2014-15 season Saturday in the Coastal Independent Conference Tournament Championship. Read more

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Yellow Jacket Senior Walker standout on …

Yellow Jacket Senior Walker standout on court

Senior named 2A Northern Carolina All-conference selection Read more

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RRHS boys open NCC Tuesday

RRHS boys open NCC Tuesday

Roanoke Rapids Varsity boys has DSA rematch  Read more

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Jackets fall short on Senior night

Jackets fall short on Senior night

Roanoke Rapids varsity boys gave it their all, but closed the season with a loss at the "HIVE" Friday night. Read more

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Hobgood varsity girls headed to TIC Ship

Hobgood varsity girls headed to TIC Ship

Hobgood Academy varsity girls in conference championship Read more

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RRHS JV boys win in double OT

RRHS JV boys win in double OT

A James Mallory steal and dunk at the buzzer in double overtime seals the win Read more

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Northwest Halifax sweeps Granville Centr…

Northwest Halifax sweeps Granville Central

Three games, three wins for NW Vikings on Senior night Read more

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HA girls headed to CIC SHIP

HA girls headed to CIC SHIP

Halifax Academy varsity girls headed to Coastal Independent Conference Championship Saturday February 14th at 4 PM Read more

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