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Sunday, November 20, 2022

News and Weather Briefing for Sunday, November 20, 2022

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Hazards and Tropical Weather
Nuremberg Trials
Macon Calendar
Local and StateNews
Russo-UKrainian War Updates
National News Roundup
COVID-19 News and Updates
Science and Technology
Russo-Ukrainian War Videos (mostly long form)
On This Day
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Dry and cool high pressure will build into the region today behind a departing cold front and persist through Monday. A passing upper disturbance will bring limited moisture back to the southeast on Tuesday before dry air returns again on Wednesday. A strong and moist low pressure system, and associated cold front, will push across the region Thursday night through Friday. Northwest flow moisture could set up in the cold air across the southern Appalachians into next weekend.

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Local Weather

General Forecast Through Tuesday Night

Franklin Area


Sunny, with highs in the mid-to-upper 40s. Calm winds increasing to come out of the north around 5 mph by midnight.


Clear, with lows around 20. Calm winds.


Sunny, with highs in the mid 50s. Calm winds.

Monday Night

Mostly cloudy, with lows around 30. Calm winds.


A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with highs in the low-to-mid 50s.

Tuesday Night

Mostly cloudy, with lows in the mid 30s.
Highlands Plateau


Sunny, with highs near 40. Winds out of the northwest 10 to 15 mph in the morning decreasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.


Clear, with lows in the low-to-mid 20s. Light and variable winds.


Sunny, with highs in the mid 40s. Light and variable winds.

Monday Night

Mostly cloudy, with lows around 30. Light and variable winds in the early evening increasing to come out of the north around 5 mph after midnight.


A 20 percent chance of rain after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with highs in the mid-to-upper 40s. Winds out of the north around 5 mph becoming calm by midmorning.

Tuesday Night

A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with lows in the mid 30s.

Otto and South Central Macon County


Sunny, with highs in the mid 40s. Winds out of the north 3 to 6 mph. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.


Clear, with lows in the low-to-mid 20s. Calm winds.


Sunny, with highs in the low-to-mid 50s. Light south wind.

Monday Night

Mostly cloudy, with lows around 30. Calm winds.


A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with highs in the low-to-mid 50s. Calm winds.

Tuesday Night

A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with lows in the mid 30s.

Nantahala Area


Sunny, with highs near 40. Winds out of the northwest 5 to 10 mph.


Clear, with lows in the mid 20s. Calm winds.


Sunny, with highs near 50. Calm winds.

Monday Night

Mostly cloudy, with lows around freezing. Calm winds.


A 20 percent chance of rain after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with highs near 50. Calm winds.

Tuesday Night

A 20 percent chance of rain before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with lows in the mid 30s.

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Hazards and Tropical Weather

Hazardous weather is not expected today or tonight. Relative humidity levels will be dropping below 20% for much of the afternoon, so if you do burn outsoors, please exercise caution.

Drought Update from the NC Climate Office


Tropical Weather Outlook
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
100 AM EST Sun Nov 20 2022

For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:

Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days.

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24 Hour Smoke Forecast

Smoke fields from fires across the southeast will be crossing the county today.

PM2.5 AQI is 35 (green) for most of the county, and the ridges and other higher elevations PM2.5 AQI is 35 (green).

Fire and Smoke Map

Local Air Monitor


Pollen levels are expected to be in the low range (0.3 out of 12) today with Ragweed being the main culprit. Tomorrow is expected to be in the low range (0.5 out of 12).

Record Weather Events for November 20th

Record weather events for this date in Macon County

Highest Temperature 76°F at the Coweeta Experimental Station in 1994
Lowest Temperature 3°F in Highlands in in 1914 (also the state record)
Greatest Rainfall 3.33 inches at the Coweeta Experimental Station in 1952
Greatest Snowfall 1.7 inches in Franklin in 1882

Weather Extremes for Macon County for the month of November Data available from 1872

Highest Temperature 83°F at the Coweeta Experimental Station on 11-04-2003
Lowest Temperature -3°F in Highlands on 11-25-1950
Greatest Rainfall 4.69 inches in Highlands on 11-29-1914
Greatest Snowfall 6.0 inches in Highlands on 11-28-1922

Record Weather Events for November 20th in North Carolina

Highest Temperature 89°F in Wadesboro, Anson County in 2016
Lowest Temperature 3°F in Highlands, Macon County in 1914
Greatest Rainfall 7.70 inches in Morehead City, Carteret County in 2015
Greatest Snowfall 6.5 inches in Morganton, Burke County in 1914

Weather Extremes for North Carolina for the month of November Data available from 1872

Highest Temperature 89°F in High Point, Guilford County on 11-04-1974
Lowest Temperature -12°F in Grandfather Mountain, Avery County on 11-15-1969
Greatest Rainfall 9.70 inches in Lake Toxaway, Transylvania County on 11-19-2003
Greatest Snowfall 13.00 in Mount Mitchell, Yancey County on 11-01-2014

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Macon Calendar
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Local and State News

• North Carolina congressional votes for the week ending Nov. 17 [WRAL-TV (Raleigh, NC)]

• Young dance troupe member dies after being hit by truck at Raleigh Christmas parade [Raleigh News and Observer]

• Cawthorn empties congressional offices, Rep-elect Edwards steps in to field questions [WLOS-TV (Asheville, NC)]

• Franklin TDA audit comes up clean [The Macon County News and Shopping Guide]

• Seventeen Candidates Vie For Two Seats In Special Election [Smoky Mountain News]

• Brasstown Ringers 2022 Holiday Schedule [Macon Media]

• Mountain Voices Christmas Concert - December 8 at FUMC at 7 pm [Macon Media]

• Angel Medical Center CEO Column for November 2022: November is a Good Time to Reflect on Gratitude and Self-Care for Better Health [Macon Media]

• Town of Franklin Releases Information About Winter Wonderland 2022 [Macon Media]

• Town of Franklin Extands Voluntary Water Restrictions Through November 16, 2022 [Macon Media]

• Town of Franklin Asks Citizens to Voluntarily Restrict Water Usage [Macon Media]

State Budget Details

• NC Budget Table of Contents [Google Drive (PDF)]

• NC House Bill 103: 2022 Appropriations Act [Google Drive (PDF)]

• Joint Conference Committee Report on the Current Operations Appropriations Act of 2022 [Google Drive (PDF)]

• House Bill 103 Information and Voting History [NC General Assembly Website]

• Raises for state employees, preparations for recession, in proposed state budget [WRAL-TV (Raleigh, NC)]

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Special Section: Russo-Ukrainian War Updates
(sharing of a particular source is not an endorsement)
(Longer videos are in the Russo-Ukraine Videos section)

• Russian Offensive Campaign Assessment, November 19 [Institute for the Study of War] [PDF for November 18th]

• Russia-Ukraine war: List of key events, day 268 [Al Jazeera]

• LIVEBLOG: 270th day of Russian aggression against Ukraine [TVP World]

Russia Successfully Tested a HUGE Nuclear Missile; RS-28 Sarmat | Funker530

Timothy Snyder: Making of Modern Ukraine.Class 18. Before and After the End of History | Yale Courses

Timothy Snyder: Making of Modern Ukraine.Class 19. Oligarchies in Russia and Ukraine | Yale Courses

• Russia ‘borrows $13.6bn in largest ever debt issuance in a single day’ to continue faltering war [Evening Standard via Yahoo! News]

• Austin warns Russian war on Ukraine could lead to a ‘dangerous spiral of nuclear proliferation’ [The Hill]

• How Ukraine’s Special Forces and the International Legion walked on a river bottom to liberate a Kherson Oblast village [Euromaidan Press]

Zelenskyy walked through Kyiv with the British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak

• UK’s Sunak meets Zelenskyy in Kyiv, offers new arms for Ukraine [Al Jazeera]

• Train arrives in liberated Kherson from Kyiv [DW News (video)]

• Kherson residents describe torture at the hands of Russians [France 24]

• The Case Against Negotiations with Russia [Critical Threats]

News from Russian or pro-Russian outlets or Video About the Russian Perspective

• West ‘pushing’ Kiev toward talks – ex-Russian president [Russia Today]

• For USA, Ukraine no longer 'victim of aggression', and Zelensky becomes a thorn in the side [Pravda ]

• Energodar mayor has been relieved of his duties, source in city administration says [TASS Russian News Agency]

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National and World News Roundup

• Iran Crisis Update, November 19 [Understanding War] [PDF for November 19th]

• ArvanCloud, A Firm Sanctioned For Helping Iran To Create A Sanitized Internet [Iran Wire]

• Top Cleric Reiterates Call For Executing Iran Protesters [Iran International]

COP27 Summit MiniSection

• Countries Strike Deal on Climate-Damage Fund [WSJ (video and audio)] [WSJ (article archive)]

COP27: Closing Plenary | UN Climate Change


Highlights from #COP27 | UN Climate Change

• COP27: Everything you need to know [DW News]

• COP27 at Sharm El-Sheikh [COP27 Website]

• COP27: UK under scrutiny over carbon-neutral pledges [The Straits Times]

• Layoffs mount, and Main Street still can’t find any workers to hire for open jobs [CNBC]

• N Korea warns of ‘all-out’ nuclear response to US ‘aggression’ [Al Jazeera]

• Kari Lake Claims Her Voters Were Disenfranchised. Her Voters Tell a Different Story. [New York Times]

Harris Says US Will Host APEC 2023 in San Francisco | Voice of America

• Supreme Court leaked landmark case years before Roe was overturned, ex-abortion activist says in new report [CNBC]

• Explainer: Four things to know about RSV [Bill and Melinda gates Foundation]

• How Meth Worsened the Fentanyl Crisis. ‘We Are in a Different World.’ [Wall Street Journal]

Why Train Tickets Cost So Much In America | CNBC

Global National: Nov. 19, 2022 | Western New York slammed by historic snowstorm

Nightly News Full Broadcast (November 19th)

PBS NewsHour full episode, November 19, 2022

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COVID-19 News and Updates

Here is a section on COVID-19. It includes local, regional, state, national, and global items.

COVID-19 Numbers for Macon County:

• WHO Coronavirus (COVID-19) Dashboard [World Health Organization]

Globally, as of 5:17pm CET, 18 November 2022, there have been 633,601,048 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 6,596,542 deaths, reported to WHO. As of 16 November 2022, a total of 12,943,741,540 vaccine doses have been administered.

In United States of America, from 3 January 2020 to 5:17pm CET, 18 November 2022, there have been 96,752,266 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 1,064,975 deaths, reported to WHO. As of 11 November 2022, a total of 638,658,949 vaccine doses have been administered.

• Over two thirds of first-wave Covid infections led to long Covid, finds study [Pulse Today]

• TWiV 955: Clinical update with Dr. Daniel Griffin [Microbe TV]

• What’s the difference between RSV, the flu and covid-19? [Washington Post]

• Post–COVID-19 Symptoms 2 Years After SARS-CoV-2 Infection Among Hospitalized vs Nonhospitalized Patients [JAMA Network]

• Health-related quality of life and coping strategies adopted by COVID-19 survivors: A nationwide cross-sectional study in Bangladesh [PLOS ONE (Public Library of Science)]

• Mandatory COVID-19 vaccination for healthcare personnel in the era of new SARS-CoV-2 variants [Science Direct]

• Retrospectively modeling the effects of increased global vaccine sharing on the COVID-19 pandemic [Nature: Medicine]

• ‘I pushed back’: Fauci on how his response to Trump on Covid turned him into ‘public enemy No. 1’ [STAT News]

• Competition between respiratory viruses may hold off a ‘tripledemic’ this winter [Scince: American Association for the Advencment of Science]

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Science and Technology News Roundup

• Is this the end of Twitter as we know it? [National Public Radio]

• Musk restores Trump’s Twitter account after online poll [Boston Herald]

See updated informtation [on Twitter]

• 271 Years Before Pantone, an Artist Mixed and Described Every Color Imaginable in an 800-Page Book [Colossal]

• NASA Plans For Humans To Live On The Moon ‘This Decade,’ Official Tells BBC [Forbes]

• Black-naped pheasant-pigeon sighted in Papua New Guinea for first time in 140 years [BBC News]

• France, Germany, Spain agree on moving on with FCAS warplane development [Reuters]

• ArvanCloud, A Firm Sanctioned For Helping Iran To Create A Sanitized Internet [Iran Wire]

• Binance has a plan to save crypto—if it’s not too late [ARS TECHNICA]

• Ronnametres and quettagrams have joined the ranks of SI units [New Scientist]

• Dark Matter as an Intergalactic Heat Source [Physics (American Physical Society)]

Semi-permanent links

• Fall of Civilizations #16. Bagan - City of Temples [Fall of Civilizations Podcast]

• 25 tips to help you prepare for the 2024 total solar eclipse [Astronomy Magazine]

• Neal Stephenson’s Lamina1 drops white paper on building the open metaverse [Venture Beat] [PDF of White paper]

• Yes, the Great Books Make Us Better People [New York Times]

Podcasts and Long Form Videos (History, Culture, Science, Space, Technology and Current Events)
Anything covering educational, entertainment, history, current events, and technology topics

Studying Dragonflies Around the World with Entomologist Jessica Ware | American Museum of Natural History

The Original Star Trek USS Enterprise Filming Model! | Adam Savage's Tested

The US Government Sells Human Poop | Veritasium

Computers Were So Slow Scientists 'Painted' The First Close Up Image Of Mars | Scott Manley

SpaceX Starship Booster 7 Static Fire Aftermath, NASA Artemis Launch, CAPSTONE success, & more | Marcus House

Carbon - The STRANGEST Element on Earth! | Thoisoi2 - Chemical Experiments!

Does Consciousness Influence Quantum Effects? | Sabine Hossenfelder

I Helped My Termites Create a FUNGUS Comb (Experiment) | Ants Canada

Helping My TERMITES Grow FUNGUS - Part 2 | Ants Canada

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Russo-Ukrainian War Videos (mostly long form)

--> Aid arrives in Kherson: Train brings supplies after city retaken | Al Jazeera

What can the Kremlin do in order to divide Ukraine's allies? - Witold Rodkiewicz | TVP World

How the war turns Ukrainian cities into ghost towns | Focus on Europe

Millions without power after Russian attacks on energy infrastructure in Ukraine | BBC News

Ukraine: What is to Come? | Irregular Warfare Iniative

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On This Day

November 20th is the 324th day of the year (325th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar; 41 days remain until the end of the year.

Historical Events

Historical Events

(Please note that the Wikipedia articles often contain a bibliography and links to where you can learn more about a historical event)

284 – Diocletian is chosen as Roman emperor.

762 – During the An Shi Rebellion, the Tang dynasty, with the help of Huihe tribe, recaptures Luoyang from the rebels.

1194 – Palermo is conquered by Henry VI, Holy Roman Emperor.

1407 – John the Fearless, Duke of Burgundy, and Louis of Valois, Duke of Orléans, agree to a truce, but Burgundy would kill Orléans three days later.

1441 – The Peace of Cremona ends the war between the Republic of Venice and the Duchy of Milan.

1695 – Zumbi, the last of the leaders of Quilombo dos Palmares in early Brazil, is executed by the forces of Portuguese bandeirante Domingos Jorge Velho.

1739 – Start of the Battle of Porto Bello between British and Spanish forces during the War of Jenkins' Ear.

1776 – American Revolutionary War: British forces land at the Palisades and then attack Fort Lee. The Continental Army starts to retreat across New Jersey.

1789 – New Jersey becomes the first U.S. state to ratify the Bill of Rights.

1805 – Beethoven's only opera, Fidelio, premieres in Vienna.

1815 – The Second Treaty of Paris is signed, returning the French frontiers to their 1790 extent, imposing large indemnities, and prolonging the occupation by Allied troops for several more years.

1820 – An 80-ton sperm whale attacks and sinks the Essex (a whaling ship from Nantucket, Massachusetts) 2,000 miles from the western coast of South America. (Herman Melville's 1851 novel Moby-Dick is in part inspired by this story.)
• [VIDEO: The Terrifying Story of the Real Moby Dick]
• [The Real Moby Dick Was So Much Worse]
• [Shipwreck of the Whale-ship Essex (FULL Audiobook)]
• [Shipwreck of the Whale-ship Essex (Project Gutenberg)]

1845 – Anglo-French blockade of the Río de la Plata: Battle of Vuelta de Obligado.

1861 – American Civil War: A secession ordinance is filed by Kentucky's Confederate government.

1900 – The French actress Sarah Bernhardt receives the press at the Savoy Hotel in New York at the outset of her first visit since 1896. She informed about her impending tour with a troupe of more then 50 performers and her plans to play the title role in Hamlet.

1910 – Mexican Revolution: Francisco I. Madero issues the Plan de San Luis Potosí, denouncing Mexican President Porfirio Díaz, calling for a revolution to overthrow the government of Mexico, effectively starting the Mexican Revolution.

1917 – World War I: Battle of Cambrai begins: British forces make early progress in an attack on German positions but are later pushed back.

1936 – José Antonio Primo de Rivera, founder of the Falange, is killed by a republican execution squad.

1940 – World War II: Hungary becomes a signatory of the Tripartite Pact, officially joining the Axis powers.

1943 – World War II: Battle of Tarawa (Operation Galvanic) begins: United States Marines land on Tarawa Atoll in the Gilbert Islands and suffer heavy fire from Japanese shore guns and machine guns.

1945 – Nuremberg trials:

Trials against 24 Nazi war criminals start at the Palace of Justice at Nuremberg.

• [Video Explainer from HistoryScope]
• [Wikipedia: Nuremberg trials]
• [PDF: Report of Robert H. Jackson, United States Representative to the International Conference on Military Trials]
• [Holocaust Encyclopedia]
• [(Viewer Discretion Advised) VIDEO: Nazi Concentration And Prison Camps]
• [The National World War II Museum]

• [Nuremberg Trial (Court TV, part 1)]
• [Nuremberg Trial (Court TV part 2)]
• [Nuremberg Trial (Court TV, part 3)]
• [Nuremberg Trial (Court TV, part 4)]
• [Nuremberg Trial (Court TV, part 5)]
• [Nuremberg Trial (Court TV, part 6)]
• [Nuremberg Trial (Court TV, part 7)]
• [Nuremberg Trial (Court TV, part 8)]
• [Nuremberg Trial (Court TV, part 9)]
• [Nuremberg Trial (Court TV, part 10)]

• [Audio of Nuremberg Trials (over 650 videos)]

1947 – The Princess Elizabeth marries Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten, who becomes the Duke of Edinburgh, at Westminster Abbey in London.

1959 – The Declaration of the Rights of the Child is adopted by the United Nations.

1962 – Cuban Missile Crisis ends: In response to the Soviet Union agreeing to remove its missiles from Cuba, U.S. President John F. Kennedy ends the quarantine of the Caribbean nation.

1968 – A total of 78 miners are killed in an explosion at the Consolidated Coal Company's No. 9 mine in Farmington, West Virginia in the Farmington Mine disaster.

1969 – Vietnam War: The Plain Dealer (Cleveland, Ohio) publishes explicit photographs of dead villagers from the My Lai Massacre in Vietnam.

1969 – Occupation of Alcatraz: Native American activists seize control of Alcatraz Island until being ousted by the U.S. Government on June 11, 1971.

1974 – The United States Department of Justice files its final anti-trust suit against AT&T Corporation. This suit later leads to the breakup of AT&T and its Bell System.
• [VIDEO: AT&T Breakup-the day after in 1984]
• [VIDEO: AT&T - The Rise and Fall...And Rise Again]
• [Wikipedia: United States v. AT&T]

1974 – The first fatal crash of a Boeing 747 occurs when Lufthansa Flight 540 crashes while attempting to takeoff from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, Kenya, killing 59 out of the 157 people on board.

1977 – Egyptian President Anwar Sadat becomes the first Arab leader to officially visit Israel, when he meets Israeli prime minister Menachem Begin and speaks before the Knesset in Jerusalem, seeking a permanent peace settlement.

1979 – Grand Mosque seizure: About 200 Sunni Muslims revolt in Saudi Arabia at the site of the Kaaba in Mecca during the pilgrimage and take about 6000 hostages. The Saudi government receives help from Pakistani special forces to put down the uprising.

1980 – Lake Peigneur drains into an underlying salt deposit. A misplaced Texaco oil probe had been drilled into the Diamond Crystal Salt Mine, causing water to flow down into the mine, eroding the edges of the hole.

1985 – Microsoft Windows 1.0, the first graphical personal computer operating environment developed by Microsoft, is released.
• [35 Years of Microsoft Windows: Remembering Windows 1.0]
• [Microsoft Wiki: Windows 1.0]
• [Windows 1.0 Demo (1985 System, 1.01)]

1989 – Velvet Revolution: The number of protesters assembled in Prague, Czechoslovakia, swells from 200,000 the day before to an estimated half-million.

1990 – Andrei Chikatilo, one of the Soviet Union's most prolific serial killers, is arrested; he eventually confesses to 56 killings.

1991 – An Azerbaijani MI-8 helicopter carrying 19 peacekeeping mission team with officials and journalists from Russia, Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan is shot down by Armenian military forces in Khojavend District of Azerbaijan.

1992 – In England, a fire breaks out in Windsor Castle, badly damaging the castle and causing over £50 million worth of damage.

1993 – Savings and loan crisis: The United States Senate Ethics Committee issues a stern censure of California senator Alan Cranston for his "dealings" with savings-and-loan executive Charles Keating.

1993 – Macedonia's deadliest aviation disaster occurs Avioimpex Flight 110, a Yakovlev Yak-42 crashes near Ohrid killing all 116 people on board.

1994 – The Angolan government and UNITA rebels sign the Lusaka Protocol in Zambia, ending 19 years of civil war. (Localized fighting resumes the next year.)

1996 – A fire breaks out in an office building in Hong Kong, killing 41 people and injuring 81.

1998 – A court in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan declares accused terrorist Osama bin Laden "a man without a sin" in regard to the 1998 U.S. embassy bombings in Kenya and Tanzania.

1998 – The first space station module component, Zarya, for the International Space Station is launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
• [International Space Station - Episode 1 -Zarya]
• [The Beginning - Russian Proton Rocket Launches Zarya ISS Core 1998-11-20]
• [Zarya - the first module of the International Space Station]

2003 – After the November 15 bombings, a second day of the 2003 Istanbul bombings occurs in Istanbul, Turkey, destroying the Turkish head office of HSBC Bank AS and the British consulate.

2015 – Following a hostage siege, at least 19 people are killed in Bamako, Mali.

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Published at 4:30am on Sunday, November 20, 2022
Author: Bobby Coggins

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