69 Articles in Santa Fe News
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Piñon Post

by: Renato Costa

imgNMPED Secretary Kurt Steinhaus quits Lujan Grisham administrationby Renato Costa January 28, 202

On Saturday, Democrat Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s New Mexico Public Education Department (PED) secretary, Dr. Kurt Steinhaus, announced his departure from the governor’s administration.


Published: Saturday January 28 2023

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Santa Fe New Mexican

by: By Nathan Brown and Phill Casaus nbrown@sfnewmexican.com pcasaus@sfnewmexican.com

imgState Public Education Secretary Steinhaus announces retirement

State Public Education Secretary Steinhaus announces retirement By Nathan Brown and Phill Casausnbrown@sfnewmexican.compcasaus@sfnewmexican.


Published: Saturday January 28 2023 21:20PM

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Santa Fe New Mexican

by: By DAVID A. LIEB The Associated Press

imgMass shootings lead to widening divide on state gun policies

+10 Mass shootings lead to widening divide on state gun policies By DAVID A. LIEBThe Associated Press A series of recent mass shootings in California come after a third straight year in which U.


Published: Saturday January 28 2023 21:02PM

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Santa Fe New Mexican

by: By Phill Casaus pcasaus@sfnewmexican.com

imgWester: Church doesn't have to mortgage cathedral after all

Wester: Church doesn't have to mortgage cathedral after all By Phill Casauspcasaus@sfnewmexican.com The archdiocese's fundraising ability convinced officials to remove the cathedral from a list of properties to be mortgaged.


Published: Saturday January 28 2023 09:53AM

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Santa Fe New Mexican

by: By Scott Wyland swyland@sfnewmexican.com

imgNM native to head Santa Fe National Forest

NM native to head Santa Fe National Forest By Scott Wylandswyland@sfnewmexican.com Shaun Sanchez, a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service manager and Northern New Mexico native, was named the new supervisor for the Santa Fe National Forest.


Published: Saturday January 28 2023 09:49AM

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Santa Fe New Mexican

by: By Robert Nott rnott@sfnewmexican.com

imgLegislators eye harsher penalties for livestock rustling

Legislators eye harsher penalties for livestock rustling By Robert Nottrnott@sfnewmexican.com Under current law, a rustler faces one criminal charge whether one head of cattle is stolen or 100.


Published: Saturday January 28 2023 09:48AM

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Santa Fe New Mexican

by: By Margaret O’Hara mohara@sfnewmexican.com

imgNMHU adds social justice concentration

+5 NMHU adds social justice concentration By Margaret O’Haramohara@sfnewmexican.com The program will employ a solutions-focused approach to understanding and improving societies.


Published: Saturday January 28 2023 09:46AM

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Santa Fe New Mexican

by: By Margaret O’Hara mohara@sfnewmexican.com

imgStudent art show returns after COVID hiatus

+3 Student art show returns after COVID hiatus By Margaret O’Haramohara@sfnewmexican.com Founded in 2001, ArtWorks connects students and teachers in local public schools to the world-class works of art.


Published: Saturday January 28 2023 09:46AM

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Santa Fe New Mexican

by: By Nathan Lederman nlederman@sfnewmexican.com

imgSuspect Lone Butte case to remain jailed until trial

+2 Suspect Lone Butte case to remain jailed until trial By Nathan Ledermannlederman@sfnewmexican.com A man charged with murder in the death late last year of Adan Ponce-Galdeano will remain in custody pending trial.


Published: Saturday January 28 2023 09:45AM

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Santa Fe New Mexican

by: By Phill Casaus pcasaus@sfnewmexican.com

imgScrase to retire as HSD secretary

+2 Scrase to retire as HSD secretary By Phill Casauspcasaus@sfnewmexican.com Early in the pandemic, Scrase quickly became a clearinghouse for information and strategy on COVID-19.


Published: Saturday January 28 2023 09:41AM

imgDetailed party invitation makes kids' birthdays easier

Etiquette Rules! Detailed party invitation makes kids' birthdays easier


Published: Saturday January 28 2023 09:04AM

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Santa Fe New Mexican

by: By Kim Shanahan

imgColumn No. 200: It doesn't end with Old Pecos Trail

Building Santa Fe Column No. 200: It doesn't end with Old Pecos Trail By Kim Shanahan Milestones inspire reflection. Today’s column is one.


Published: Saturday January 28 2023 08:34AM

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Santa Fe New Mexican

by: By Daniel J. Chacón dchacon@sfnewmexican.com

imgLawmakers take field trip to get firsthand taste of school meals

+4 Lawmakers take field trip to get firsthand taste of school meals By Daniel J. Chacóndchacon@sfnewmexican.com Legislators visit Santa Fe school for lunch as they work on initiative to make student meals free.


Published: Friday January 27 2023 23:57PM

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Santa Fe New Mexican

by: By Phaedra Haywood phaywood@sfnewmexican.com

imgCharges dismissed against Santo Niño principal accused of failing to report abuse

+2 Charges dismissed against Santo Niño principal accused of failing to report abuse By Phaedra Haywoodphaywood@sfnewmexican.com The 2021 incident involved a former school health aide who has since been accused of molesting four children.


Published: Friday January 27 2023 12:11PM

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Santa Fe New Mexican

by: By Milan Simonich

imgBill advances to codify more secrecy in government

Ringside Seat Bill advances to codify more secrecy in government By Milan Simonich Sen. Bill Tallman is the sponsor of a measure that would weaken New Mexico's public records law but delight bureaucrats.


Published: Friday January 27 2023 08:40AM

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Santa Fe New Mexican

by: The Associated Press

imgState police: Portales school bus failed to yield before crash

State police: Portales school bus failed to yield before crash The Associated Press The crash resulted in injuries to seven students and the drivers of both vehicles, according to authorities.


Published: Friday January 27 2023 08:10AM

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Santa Fe New Mexican

by: By Jesse Bedayn The Associated Press/Report for America

imgColorado looking at using AI to help detect wildfires

+7 Colorado looking at using AI to help detect wildfires By Jesse BedaynThe Associated Press/Report for America The goal is for cameras and an AI algorithm to detect the plume of smoke and alert first responders who can stomp out the blaze.


Published: Friday January 27 2023 08:04AM

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Santa Fe New Mexican

by: By Phaedra Haywood phaywood@sfnewmexican.com

imgTesuque man sentenced to 15 years in prison for killing brother

Tesuque man sentenced to 15 years in prison for killing brother By Phaedra Haywoodphaywood@sfnewmexican.com Patricio Griego, 68, was convicted of killing his older brother in a dispute over inheriting their mother’s home.


Published: Friday January 27 2023 08:04AM

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Piñon Post

by: Renato Costa

imgTucker Carlson interviews Rep. Lord about bill to castrate pedophiles by Renato Costa January 26, 202

On Thursday night, Fox News’ Tucker Carlson of Tucker Carlson Tonight interviewed New Mexico state Rep. Stefani Lord (R-Sandia Park) about a bill, H.


Published: Thursday January 26 2023

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Santa Fe New Mexican

by: Photos by Gabriela Campos The New Mexican

imgTherapy dogs help brighten day for patients

+2 Feature photos Therapy dogs help brighten day for patients Photos by Gabriela CamposThe New Mexican Dogs visit the cancer center and hospital as part of the Christus St.


Published: Thursday January 26 2023 23:57PM

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Santa Fe New Mexican

by: The New Mexican

imgLegislative roundup, Jan. 27, 2023

Legislative roundup, Jan. 27, 2023 The New Mexican Days remaining in session: 51


Published: Thursday January 26 2023 23:55PM

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Santa Fe New Mexican

by: By Nathan Lederman nlederman@sfnewmexican.com

imgSheriff's office arrests two men in teen's slaying at Camel Tracks

+2 Sheriff's office arrests two men in teen's slaying at Camel Tracks By Nathan Ledermannlederman@sfnewmexican.com Giovanny Nicolas-Saldivar, 19, and Edgar Robles Escudero, 23, are accused of killing 17-year-old Eduardo Preciado Luevano.


Published: Thursday January 26 2023 23:48PM

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Santa Fe New Mexican

by: By Susan Montoya Bryan The Associated Press

imgLawmakers resist federal government's proposal to open nuclear storage facility

+2 Lawmakers resist federal government's proposal to open nuclear storage facility By Susan Montoya BryanThe Associated Press New Mexico lawmakers debate banning a facility without state consent.


Published: Thursday January 26 2023 23:47PM

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Santa Fe New Mexican

by: By Daniel J. Chacón dchacon@sfnewmexican.com

imgAs Water Trust Fund dries up, Wirth champions bill to infuse it with $250M

As Water Trust Fund dries up, Wirth champions bill to infuse it with $250M By Daniel J. Chacóndchacon@sfnewmexican.com His proposal cleared the Senate Conservation Committee on an 8-0 vote Thursday.


Published: Thursday January 26 2023 23:47PM

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Santa Fe New Mexican

by: By Teya Vitu tvitu@sfnewmexican.com

imgHorno, El Chile Toreado both semifinalists for James Beard Award

+3 Horno, El Chile Toreado both semifinalists for James Beard Award By Teya Vitutvitu@sfnewmexican.com The Santa Fe chefs are among five New Mexico semifinalists in the Best Chef in the Southwest region.


Published: Thursday January 26 2023 15:31PM

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Santa Fe New Mexican

by: By Claudia L. Silva csilva@sfnewmexican.com

imgIce sports enthusiasts worry soccer team will kick them out of Chavez Center rink

+2 Ice sports enthusiasts worry soccer team will kick them out of Chavez Center rink By Claudia L. Silvacsilva@sfnewmexican.com Santa Fe Mayor Alan Webber said he wants to give both soccer and skating fans a place to play.


Published: Thursday January 26 2023 12:07PM

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Santa Fe New Mexican

by: By Nicholas Gilmore ngilmore@sfnewmexican.com

imgSanta Fe libraries, community centers to be 'gun-free zones'

Santa Fe libraries, community centers to be 'gun-free zones' By Nicholas Gilmorengilmore@sfnewmexican.com The resolution relies on a section of the New Mexico Constitution that prohibits carrying deadly weapons, such as firearms, on "school premises.


Published: Thursday January 26 2023 12:02PM

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Santa Fe New Mexican

by: By John Flesher The Associated Press

imgProtections for imperiled bat, some prairie chickens delayed two months

+2 Protections for imperiled bat, some prairie chickens delayed two months By John FlesherThe Associated Press The designations were delayed until late March to give affected industries such as logging and ranching time to adjust.


Published: Thursday January 26 2023 09:14AM

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Santa Fe New Mexican

by: By Sandra Jaramillo For The New Mexican

imgExcitable, cuddly cat becomes child's playmate

+10 Rescue Report Excitable, cuddly cat becomes child's playmate By Sandra JaramilloFor The New Mexican “Our family decided to adopt a kitten after being dog owners for 13 years,” Megan Phillips said.


Published: Thursday January 26 2023 08:56AM

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Santa Fe New Mexican

by: By Nicole Winfield The Associated Press

imgPope says homosexuality is a sin, not a crime

+10 Pope says homosexuality is a sin, not a crime By Nicole Winfield The Associated Press Pope Francis has criticized laws that criminalize homosexuality as “unjust,” saying God loves all his children just as they are.


Published: Thursday January 26 2023 08:28AM

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Santa Fe New Mexican

by: By Denise Lavoie The Associated Press

imgLawyer: Admins were warned 3 times the day boy shot teacher

+4 Lawyer: Admins were warned 3 times the day boy shot teacher By Denise Lavoie The Associated Press An attorney says a Virginia teacher who was shot by a 6-year-old student during class plans to sue the school district.


Published: Thursday January 26 2023 08:27AM

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Piñon Post

by: John Block

imgBill limiting governor’s emergency powers passes through first committee 

On Wednesday, H.B. 80, sponsored by Rep. Greg Nibert (R-Chaves), passed through its first committee with vast bipartisan support.


Published: Wednesday January 25 2023

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Piñon Post

by: Renato Costa

imgDems looking to resurrect extremist pro-voter fraud billby Renato Costa January 24, 202

Democrats are planning on resurrecting the failed bill they tried to pass in the last legislative session that was filibustered down by Republicans in the final hours.


Published: Tuesday January 24 2023

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Piñon Post

by: Renato Costa

imgNM House committee hearing anti-gun bill on Tuesdayby Renato Costa January 22, 202

On Tuesday, the New Mexico House Consumer and Public Affairs Committee (HCPAC) will meet to consider an extreme anti-gun bill, H.


Published: Sunday January 22 2023

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Edgewood Independent

by: contributo

imgLast-minute budget deal to send millions to Mountain Air, East Mountains, drought and farm loans

Congresswoman Stansbury key to securing earmarked funds for regional priorities WASHINGTON –  U.S....Read More


Published: Saturday January 21 2023

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Edgewood Independent

by: contributo

imgThe Independent returns to weekly coverage for Edgewood, Torrance County, E. Mtns news

After a brief break at the end of 2022, the hometown newspaper for Torrance County, Edgewood and...Read More


Published: Friday January 20 2023

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Edgewood Independent

by: contributo

imgNew Sheriff Seeks Funds to target 5,200 Felony Warrants in BernCo

John Allen is literally the new sheriff in town and he is wasting no time refocusing the...Read More


Published: Friday January 20 2023

imgCommissioner Candelaria Laid To Rest in Manzano Cemetery

County mourns loss of veteran, public servant by Leota Harriman, Editor-at-Large The church in the...Read More


Published: Friday January 20 2023

imgCommission Appoints New Clerk After Former Clerk Abandons Office

After months of investigations into allegations of malfeasance and irregularities by the elected...Read More


Published: Friday January 20 2023

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Edgewood Independent

by: contributo

imgChristmas Eve Fire Destroys Moriarty-Area Home

Owner’s “Makeshift” Stove Blamed A Moriarty-area resident and their cat escaped...Read More


Published: Friday January 20 2023

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Piñon Post

by: Renato Costa

imgAnti-gun bills referred to legislative committeesby Renato Costa January 18, 202

On the second day of the 2023 Legislative Session, progressive legislation was referred to House committees for consideration. Some of the proposals include sweeping gun bans to assault New Mexicans’ constitutional rights.


Published: Wednesday January 18 2023

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Piñon Post

by: Renato Costa

imgOpening day: MLG goes leftward, Dems boot moderate from powerful chair postby Renato Costa January 17, 202

On Tuesday, the New Mexico Legislature met for the first session of the 56th Legislature, which is meeting for 60 days this year.


Published: Tuesday January 17 2023

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Piñon Post

by: Piñon Post

imgReport: Suspect arrested in connection with shootings targeting Dem politiciansby Piñon Post January 16, 202

On Monday, the Albuquerque Police Department (APD) revealed that Solomon Peña, a former GOP candidate for state House of Representatives District 14 was arrested at his Albuquerque home.


Published: Monday January 16 2023

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Piñon Post

by: Renato Costa

imgDems drop two new radical anti-gun bills ahead of 2023 Legislatureby Renato Costa January 14, 202

On Thursday and Friday, Democrats dropped more anti-gun bills to assault New Mexicans’ Second Amendment rights


Published: Saturday January 14 2023

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Piñon Post

by: John Block

imgLeger Fernandez defends vote against bill requiring care for abortion survivors

On Wednesday, the Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives passed a bipartisan bill, the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, that would require medical care for babies born alive after a failed abortion attempt.


Published: Thursday January 12 2023

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Piñon Post

by: John Block

imgDems drop second anti-gun bill of the 2023 Legislative Session

On Wednesday, Democrats dropped their latest anti-gun bill they will introduce this upcoming 2023 Legislative Session


Published: Thursday January 12 2023

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Piñon Post

by: Renato Costa

imgDems drop first anti-gun bill of the 2023 Legislative Sessionby Renato Costa January 12, 202

On Monday, far-left New Mexico state Rep. Patricia Roybal-Caballero (D-Bernalillo) dropped the Democrats’ first anti-gun bill of the 2023 Legislative Session, H.


Published: Thursday January 12 2023

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Piñon Post

by: John Block

imgMLG releases massive $9.4B budget proposal for upcoming legislature


Published: Tuesday January 10 2023

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Edgewood Independent

by: Leota Harrima

imgA new chapter for The Independent newspaper

The Independent is changing hands, and will continue publication under new ownership starting at...Read More


Published: Tuesday November 22 2022

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Edgewood Independent

by: Ger Demares

imgEstancia Bears football captures district title with win over Capitan before falling in playoffs

Estancia’s football team saved its biggest blowout for last. In their final home game of the...Read More


Published: Tuesday November 15 2022

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Edgewood Independent

by: Leota Harrima

imgTorrance County manager seeks to oust County Clerk; alleges malfeasance

The Torrance County Commission voted this week to ask the District Attorney to investigate...Read More


Published: Friday October 07 2022

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Edgewood Independent

by: Leota Harrima

imgShowdown between Edgewood and Moriarty-Edgewood School District over gym

A showdown between two governing bodies, the town of Edgewood and the Moriarty-Edgewood School...Read More


Published: Friday October 07 2022

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Edgewood Independent

by: Tamara Bicknell-Lombard

imgSenior centers reopening after two years of Covid restrictions

After two years of being shut down, senior centers across the state are re-opening and slowly...Read More


Published: Friday October 07 2022

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Edgewood Independent

by: Tamara Bicknell-Lombard

imgBiz Buzz: Eastview Irrigation expands business to include welding

Sometimes one man’s loss is not another man’s gain but he takes it anyway. Such is the...Read More


Published: Friday September 23 2022

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Edgewood Independent

by: Leota Harrima

img‘Friendship set to music’: Trying to start an East Mountain Square Dance Club

An animated group of youngish old timers met recently over lunch to share their love of square...Read More


Published: Friday September 16 2022

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Edgewood Independent

by: Tamara Bicknell-Lombard

imgUnique Boutique: when Mom supports her kid’s business venture

There is something special about a relationship between mother and daughter, but not everyone gets...Read More


Published: Friday September 16 2022

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Edgewood Independent

by: Tamara Bicknell-Lombard

imgWild ride: lost horse found safe

Adi the horse made it home safe and sound Sept. 7, following a 2-day stay with a veterinarian...Read More


Published: Monday September 12 2022

imgEdgewood’s Great Pumpkin breaks state record

This year the record for largest pumpkin in New Mexico was broken by a family in Edgewood. Their...Read More


Published: Monday September 12 2022

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Edgewood Independent

by: Editorial Staf

imgBright colors and nature inform the work of artist Dianne Doan

After completing a rewarding career as an educator in 2000, Dianne Doan began her adventure into...Read More


Published: Friday September 09 2022

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Edgewood Independent

by: Editorial Staf

imgJob Fair & Volunteer Expo in Edgewood

Working in tandem, the Greater East Mountain Chamber and New Mexico Workforce Connections will be...Read More


Published: Wednesday September 07 2022

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Edgewood Independent

by: Tamara Bicknell-Lombard

imgRecord for Edgewood’s Great Pumpkin?

Tucked away in an unassuming family vegetable garden in Edgewood lives what could be the biggest...Read More


Published: Tuesday September 06 2022

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Edgewood Independent

by: Leota Harrima

imgHigh flyers vie for national championship

Moriarty’s skies will feature some high-flying pilots in a race for gliders, with participants...Read More


Published: Tuesday August 30 2022

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