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School Board introduces new teachers and vice-principal for 2018-2019

Nice new certificated employees of the Fall River Joint Unified School District were introduced at the Board of Trustees meeting in Burney on Wednesday, September 12.

New FRJUSD certificated employees: Front, Erica Harper; Row 2, Becky Mock, Laura Lakey, Lisa Oilar, Hailey Stevenson; Back, Jennifer Arntson, Lori Carlson, Lauri Strandberg, Jeremie Neuville

Jennifer Arntson will be the new English Teacher at Burney High School replacing Melanie McDonald.

Lori Carlson has been hired as Burney Community Day Teacher replacing John Mirande.

Erica Harper will be TK Teacher at Fall River Elementary School replacing Alicia Snow.

Laura Lakey has been hired at Resource Teacher at Fall River High School replacing John Villani.

Becky Mock is the new Alternative Education Teacher for Mt. View replacing Andre Villani.

Jeremie Neuville will be the new Spanish Teacher at Fall River High School replacing Mario Teran.

Lisa Oilar has been hired for the Vice Principal Position at Fall River High School replacing Kelly-Freeland Sloat.

Lauri Strandberg will be teaching Chemistry at Fall River High School replacing Taylor Sloat.

Hailey Stevenson has been hired as K-6 Teacher for Burney Elementary School replacing Amber Wooden.

In addition to the nine employees introduced at the meeting, one other teacher, John Putt, has been hired as Ag/CTE Teacher for Burney High School. Mr. Putt was unable to attend the meeting.

Hailey Stevenson, who grew up in the Intermountain area, is very excited about her new position. Raised in Big Valley, she graduated from BVHS where she was very active in sports, FFA, and FCCLA. Her sister, Morgan, also teaches at Burney Elementary. In 2011, Hailey was Inter-Mountain Fair Queen.

After graduating she attended college in Butte and Chico and will finish her masters degree in October.

Ms. Stevenson said, “I love seeing the impact that learning has on students’ lives. I love to see that moment when understanding lights up a learner’s eyes.”

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BURNEY/INTERMOUNTAIN EVENTS – Sep 12, 2018

 (compiled by Evalee Nelson 941-7909)

MT BURNEY THEATRE (FRI-SUN)          PREDATOR

FALL RIVER THEATRE (FRI-SUN)           INCREDIBLES

14 Sep (Fri) Bingo at the VFW Hall in Burney Doors open at 6pm and games begin 7pm

15 Sep (Sat) National POW/MIA Recognition Day at Burney Veterans Memorial Hall in Burney, beginning with a social hour from 5p-6p. 6p Opening ceremonies with Color Guard and guest speaker, Lynn Followed by the Burney Vocal Ensemble and the reading of the Viet Nam American Personnel Missing and Unaccounted for from California. Evening closes with ECHO TAPS. Hamburger & Hot Dogs will be served.

Everyone is encouraged to attend and support our Veterans.

15 Sep (Sat) Pioneer Day and Craft Fair at Fort Crook Museum in Fall River 10a-4p Vendors, food, music, Civil War Re-enactments, Dutch Oven demonstrations and a raffle to raise fund for upkeep of museum. (336-5110) Free admission

15 Sep (Sat) Burney Boosters Homecoming Hoedown at the Rex Club at 6pm. Tri-tip, Dinner, Dancing and Live Music featuring the Burney Mountain Boys. $25 per person. Tickets are avaialbe at US Bank, Tri Counties Bank and Rising Sun Fit Club. A fundraiser for Burney Boosters and the Burney high Football team

22 Sep (Sat) Burney Chamber Fall Fling at VFW Hall The theme is Under The Big Top. There are a few seats left. Tickets are $40 per person. Call 335-2111

22 & 23 Sep (Sat & Sun) District 1 High School Rodeo at Inter-Mountain Fairgrounds

28 Sep (Fri) California Indian Day at Pit River Casino beginning at 1pm. Free Lunch and Free T-Shirts while food and supplies last.                         Horseshoe Tournament begins at 2pm Entertainment with RISE Dancers and Women’s Drum from 3pm – 4pm. There will be a Fry Bread and a Chili Cookoff. This is a Drug Free and Alcohol Free event. Everyone Welcome

28 Sep (Fri) Tough Man Boxing Tournament at Pit River Casino. Gates open at 5pm Fights begin at 6pm. Tickets $30 for age 13 & over. Ages 6 to 12 $15. 5 & under free

Hat Creek Ranger District will have free Guided Tours of the Spattercone Hiking Trail and Subway Cave on Saturdays until the end of September. Spattercone Trail hikes begin at 8:45am and Subway Cave Tours begin at 11:00am. Bring hiking boots, flashlights and water. Call the District Office for more information 530-335-5521

Oct 01 – Winter Hours begin at the Burney Library 9 to 5 Mon Thru Thurs. Lunch 1-2 Oct 06 – Relay for Life at FR high school 10m-2pm Angela Romeo Senior project Oct 07 – Heritage Day at McArthur Burney Falls State Park

Oct 13 Intermountain Hospice Chair-ity Plus

Oct 13 – Burney Chamber/Pit River Casino Fall Festival

Oct 13 – Really Big Shrimp Boil at Inter-Mountain Fairgrounds from 4p – 9p Oct 14 – AAUW Soups, Salads and Sweets fundraiser

Oct 20 – A Taste of The Harvest sponsored by BES PTA

Oct 24 – Burney-Fall River Soroptimist Sandwich Wednesday

Oct 21 – Harvest Dinner in Fall River at the Vet’s Hall at 1:00pm

Oct 31 – Main Street Trick or Treat hosted by Plumas Bank in FR from 5:30pm – 7:00p Oct 31 – May have a Halloween Hay Maze in Fall River – Stay tuned

Oct 31 – Halloween at the Burney Fire Hall

Nov 2 & 3 – Debbie’s Country Charm in Fall River annual Open House from 10am-5pm Nov 03 – Glenburn Church Annual Piano Recital at 2pm

Nov 04 – Day Light Savings ends

Nov 17 – BES PTA Craft Fair from 9a-2p in Cafeteria Nov 24 – Small Business Saturday Shop local

Nov 24 – Christmas Tree Lighting at Christmas Tree Lane in Burney Nov 27 – National Giving Tuesday

01 Dec – Santa’s Workshop at Ingram Hall

01 Dec – Christmas Bazaar at New Hope Church in Burney

01 Dec -12 Dec (days and times TBA) IM Heritage Foundation 12 Days of Christmas

09 Dec – American Legion Post 441 annual Christmas Ham Dinner

09 Dec – Fall River Valley Chamber Christmas Light Parade in McArthur 01 Dec – Christmas Bazaar at New Hope Church in Burney

01 Dec -12 Dec (days and times TBA) IM Heritage Foundation 12 Days of Christmas

24Dec-04 Jan FRJUSD winter break

BURNEY TAXI 530-605-7950

ORGANIZATION MEETINGS

American Legion Post 441 – 1st Monday 5pm at Burney VFW Hall

Burney Chamber of Commerce – 2nd Tuesday, noon at Gepetto’s (335-2111)

Burney/Fall River Rotary – Every Thursday, noon at Gepettos

FOIL (Friends of the Intermountain Library) 1st Tuesday of month, 2pm at the Library

Intermountain Artists – 2nd Thursday noon-2pm at Evelyn O’Royce Art Center next to Fall River Hotel.                      Usually have a special presentation. Open to the public

Lions Club – Every Thursday, 6:00pm at the Lions Hall in Burney

Soroptimists – Every Wednesday, noon at Gepettos

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BURNEY/INTERMOUNTAIN EVENTS – AUG 30 , 2018

(compiled by Evalee Nelson 941-7909)

MT BURNEY THEATRE (Fri-Sun     BOTH THEATRES WILL BE CLOSED

FALL RIVER THEATRE (FRI-SUN) UNTIL SEP 14TH

Aug 30 – Sep 03 100th INTERMOUNTAIN FAIR

For full schedule of times and prices go to inter-mountainfair.com

For Rat Farm Adventure tickets, Farm game tickets, Truck Pull tickets, and Demolition Derby tickets go to tickets.inter-mountainfair.com

Carnival tickets and wrist bands are available at Tri-Counties Bank or at Fair Office Volunteers are needed: Clerks, Building Monitors, People Greeters (336-5695) Exhibit Buildings open from 10am – 10pm on Fri, Sat and Sun

See full schedule in both newspapers

Aug 30 – Free admission and parking for Fair Aug 30 – Rat Farm Adventures 7p $5

31 Aug — Seniors Day with free admission 31 Aug – Farm Games 7p $10

Sep 01 – Kids day with free admission Sep 02 – Parade 12 noon

Sep 01- Truck Pull with Monster Truck at 7pm $25 Sep 02 – Cattlemen’s Day $5 admission

Sep 02 – Cattlemen’s Team Branding Competition at 2pm

Sep 02 – Demolition Derby at 7pm Bleacher $16 and Reserved $18 03 Sep – Free admission and free parking

03 Sep – IM Fair Jr. Livestock Sale 9:00am     Buyers Breakfast 7am

Aug 31 (Fri) F.O.I.L. used Bookstore is open from 10am – 2pm at the Main and Tamarack across from the Lions’s Hall

08 Sep (Sat) Clean up day at Washburn Park at 9:00am. Sponsored by Word of Life. Bring your weed eaters, rakes, garden tools and gloves.

08 Sep (Sat) 3rd annual Hat Creek Beer, Food and Wine Festival from noon to 8pm at Hat Creek Hereford Ranch RV Park. Come out and enjoy a full day of games, tours, and events to learn about local agriculture and our natural resources while enjoying great food, brew, wine, music and having fun with family and friends. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. Proceeds will benefit Mayers Intermountain Healthcare Foundation, Inter- Mountain Fair Heritage Foundatiion, Hat Creek VFD and Friends of the Intermountain Library. Tickets are $35 and may be purchased at tix.co or $40 at the gate.

12 Sep (Wed) Circle of Friends 10th Anniversary Celebration from 3pm-6pm Celebrating 10 years of Hope and Recovery with ice cream floats and music and dancing courtesy of The Richard Morris Project. Corner of Tamarack and Main St

  • Sep – Bingo at the VFW Hall in Burney Doors open at 6pm and games begin 7pm
  • Sep – Pioneer Day and Craft Fair at Fort Crook Museum in Fall River 10am -4m

15 Sep – Burney Boosters Homecoming Hoedown at the Rex Club at 6pm

22 Sep – Burney Chamber Fall Fling at VFW Hall

Looking for artists, crafters and volunteers who can handle a paint brush to help get projects ready for the Hospice Chair-ity on 13 Oct. Call or text me at 941-7909

Hat Creek Ranger District will have free Guided Tours of the Spattercone Hiking Trail and Subway Cave on Saturdays until the end of September. Spattercone Trail hikes begin at 8:45am and Subway Cave Tours begin at 11:00am. Bring hiking boots, flashlights and water. Calll the District Office for more information 530-335-5521

Spring Rivers Foundation is looking for volunteers to help lead educational hikes for elementary students from Fall River and Burney. Dates are Sep. 10, 12, 17, 19, 24 and 26 from 8:00am to 12:30pm. Spring Rivers provides docents with information and materials. If you can volunteer for any of the dates, please call Lauren Bridgeman at 661-916-4289

Oct 06 – Relay for Life at FR high school 10m-2pm Angela Romeo Senior project Oct 07 – Heritage Day at McArthur Burney Falls State Park

Oct 13 Intermountain Hospice Chair-ity Plus

Oct 13 – Burney Chamber/Pit River Casino Fall Festival

Oct 14 – AAUW Soups, Salads and Sweets fundraiser

Oct 24 – Burney-Fall River Soroptimist Sandwich Wednesday

Oct 21 – Harvest Dinner in Fall River at the Vet’s Hall at 1:00pm

Oct 31 – Main Street Trick or Treat hosted by Plumas Bank in FR from 5:30pm – 7:00p Oct 31 – May have a Halloween Hay Maze in Fall River – Stay tuned

Oct 31 – Halloween at the Burney Fire Hall

Nov 2 & 3 – Debbie’s Country Charm in Fall River annual Open House from 10am-5pm Nov 03 – Glenburn Church Annual Piano Recital at 2pm

Nov 04 – Day Light Savings ends

Nov 17 – BES PTA Craft Fair from 9a-2p in Cafeteria Nov 24 – Small Business Saturday Shop local

Nov 24 – Christmas Tree Lighting at Christmas Tree Lane in Burney Nov 27 – National Giving Tuesday

01 Dec – Santa’s Workshop at Ingram Hall

09 Dec – American Legion Post 441 annual Christmas Ham Dinner

09 Dec – Fall River Valley Chamber Christmas Light Parade in McArthur

01 Dec-12 Dec (days & times TBA) IM Heritage Foundation 12 Days of Christmas

24Dec-04 Jan FRJUSD winter break

BURNEY TAXI 530-605-7950

ORGANIZATION MEETINGS

American Legion Post 441 – 1st Monday 5pm at Burney VFW Hall

Burney Chamber of Commerce – 2nd Tuesday, noon at Gepetto’s (335-2111)

Burney/Fall River Rotary – Every Thursday, noon at Gepettos

Intermountain Artists – 2nd Thursday noon-2pm at Evelyn O’Royce Art Center next to Fall River Hotel.                      Usually have a special presentation. Open to the public

Lions Club – Every Thursday, 6:00pm at the Lions Hall in Burney

Soroptimists – Every Wednesday, noon at Gepettos

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BURNEY/INTERMOUNTAIN EVENTS – JUL 20 2018

 (Compiled by Evalee Nelson 941-7909)

MT BURNEY THEATRE (Fri-Sun)    HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 3

(next week MissionImpossible -Fallout)

FALL RIVER THEATRE (FRI-SUN) ADRIFT

(next week Hotel Transylvania 3)

FYI : At the last Town Hall meeting in Burney, Supervisor Mary Richert said she would write a weekly article for our newspapers to let us know what is happening at the Board of Supervisors meetings. She has been doing that and I hope you have been reading them, especially the past few weeks. They are discussing potential revenue options through local taxes, assessments or fees. I encourage you to go to www.co.shasta.ca.us and watch the Board meeting video of the 10 July to get all of the details. It is long, but very interesting and informative. You may not be able to do much about world or national events, but this is local and the board is asking for feedback from you.  Watch the video and then send your thoughts to Shasta County Administrative Analyst, Ayla Tucker at atucker@co.shasta.ca.us

Jul 20 – FOIL Used Book Store is open today from 10am – 2pm The book store will be oppen every Fri from 10 – 2 thru August.

Jul 21 – Fall River Century Bike Ride begins at 7am for the 200K, 100 mile, 100K and 25 mile rides. American Legion will be serving breakfast for $5 per person. Visit their webpage www.fallrivercentury.com for more info

Jul 21 – Hat Creek Volunteer Fire Department Deep Pit BBQ served from 1pm-5pm at Hat Creek Hereford Campground. Craft Fair and lots of raffles prizes Adults $15; Children 5-12 $5; 4 and under are free

Jul 28 – Bulldog Sports Foundation Golf Tournament at the Fall River Golf and Country Club starting at 9am. Cost is $100 and includes golf fees, cart, snack, lunch, contests and games. This is their major fundraiser for school athletics. Contact Yulan Dobson at 530-515-7638

Jul 29 Soldier Mountain VFD Chicken and Ribs Dinner at the Fire Hall in Glenburn from 2pm-7pm. Adults $12 and children under 12 $

Hoping to get back to the weekly email schedule and get the yearly events up to date. If your event is missing, please email reburney1@frontiernet.net

Aug ?? High Cars and Low Bars

Aug 18 – Mayers IM Healthcare Foundation On-The-Green- Golf Tournament

Aug 30 – Sep 03 100th INTERMOUNTAIN FAIR

Aug 30 – Free admission and parking for Fair 31 Aug — Seniors Day with free admission Sep 01 – Kids day with free admission

Sep 02 – Cattlemens Day $5 admission 03 Sep – Free admission and free parking

08 Sep – 3rd annual Hat Creek Beer, Food and Wine Festival

15 Sep – Burney Boosters Homecoming Hoedown at the Rex Club at 6pm 22 Sep – Burney Chamber Fall Fling at VFW

Oct 07 Heritage Day at McArthur Burney Falls State Park

Oct 10 – Burney-Fall River Soroptimist Sandwich Wednesday

Oct 13-      Intermountain Hospice Chair-ity Plus

Oct 14 – AAUW Soups, Salads and Sweets

Oct ?? – Burney Chamber/Pit River Casino Fall Festival Nov 04 – Day Light Savings ends

Nov 17 – BES PTA Craft Fair from 9a-2p in Cafeteria Nov ?? – Glenburn Church Annual Piano Recital Nov 27 – National Giving Tuesday

?? – American Legion Post 441 annual Christmas Ham Dinner

01 Dec – Santa’s Workshop at Ingram Hall 09 Dec – Christmas Light Parade in McArthur

01 Dec-12 Dec (days & times TBA) IM Heritage Foundation 12 Days of Christmas

BURNEY TAXI 530-605-7950

ORGANIZATION MEETINGS

American Legion Post 441 – 1st Monday 5pm at Burney VFW Hall

Burney Chamber of Commerce – 2nd Tuesday, noon at Gepetto’s (335-2111)

Burney/Fall River Rotary – Every Thursday, noon at Gepettos

Itermountain Artists – 2nd Thursday noon-2pm at Evelyn O’Royce Art Center next to Fall River Hotel.                      Usually have a special presentation. Open to the public

Lions Club – Every Thursday, 6:00pm at the Lions Hall in Burney

Soroptimists – Every Wednesday, noon at Gepettos

 

 

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Mountain Valleys Health Centers Breaks Ground On New Facility In McArthur

Dozens of healthcare providers, staff, board members, and community leaders came out on June 28 to celebrate the ground breaking ceremony for Mountain Valleys Health Centers (MVHC) new Fall River Valley Health Center at 43658 HWY 299 E, McArthur, CA.

MVHC improving health care in the Intermountain area

MHVC CEO Dave Jones and Shasta County Supervisor Mary Rickert each spoke briefly.

MVHC CEO Dave Jones addressing the gathering

Dave Jones said, “We look forward to serving the residents of the Fall River Valley by providing quality patient care and are very excited about the new clinic. The much needed larger building will allow for us to better meet the needs of our patients. We are committed to making the transition into the new facility as streamlined as possible.”

Supervisor Rickert said, “Rural areas face challenges for successful health care and this facility will be a very welcome addition for this community. As a resident of Fall River Valley for 30 years, this project is particularly exciting for me.”

Then Jones, Rickert, and MVHC Board Chairman Dan Bouse each took a shovel and broke ground.

Breaking Ground

Chairman Bouse said, “We want to provide the best health care environment that we can for the area. Fall River Valley deserves this.”

The new facility will boast 10 exam rooms with enough room for telehealth and behavioral health services in addition to providing basic primary care.  Construction on the project is expected to be completed around February 2019.

MVHC expressed thanks the McConnell Foundation for their generous donation to the project.

Krystina Uribes, Project Manager for Aspen Street Architects who provided the design, was present to represent the company. The architect of record is Nate Morgan. Architect Ezra Ivey also worked on the design.,

Kristina Uribes from Aspen Street Architects and Kerry Foster of Trent Construction

Construction is being done by Trent Construction. Kerry Foster was present at the ceremony and took every one on a tour of the site.

Examining the future conference room

Mountain Valleys Health Centers, Inc., (MVHC) is a not-for-profit community health center organization offering quality health, behavioral, and dental care to rural communities in northeastern California for over 30 years. Mountain Valleys Health Centers operates facilities in Bieber, Burney, Dorris, Fall River, Mt. Shasta, Tulelake, and Weed.

To find out more about Mountain Valleys Health Centers please visit them on their website www.mountainvalleyhc.org or visit them on their Facebook page at www.Facebook.com/MVHCenters.

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Five free events for Intermountain Mental Health Week

Intermountain Mental Health Week has arrived! Five FREE events that will give residents of Shasta County small towns resources they can use to support someone going through a mental health challenge:

  • Finding Hope in Our Neighbors: A Stand Against Stigma Forum – 6-8 p.m. (reception at 5:30 p.m.), Tuesday, May 15th at the Intermountain Evangelical Free Church in McArthur – Professionals and Brave Faces speakers who have become masters of managing their mental health discuss what communities can do to support those in recovery. Panelists include:
    • Donnell Ewert, Director of Shasta County Health and Human Services
    • Cathy Tillman, MHSA Volunteer Program and Peer Support Coordinator
    • Denise Green, HHSA Peer Support Specialist and Brave Faces Advocate
    • Susan Power, President of NAMI and Brave Faces Advocate
    • David Martinez, Retired firefighter/EMT, retired drug and alcohol counselor, Winnemem Wintu tribal member and Brave Faces Advocate
  • Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) Suicide Prevention Training – QPR is a research-based training that involves three simple steps. When put into action, these steps can prevent a death by suicide. Trainings will be offered in Shingletown and Burney:
    • Shingletown – 5:30-7:30 p.m., Thursday, May 17th, Black Butte Elementary School Library
    • Burney – 4-5:30 p.m., Friday, May 18th at Circle of Friends in Burne

 

Spoken word artists, rappers, poets and musicians from throughout Shasta County are invited to share performances that celebrate how art helps healing and promotes understanding. Hope Is Alive! Performers should sign in at 5:30 p.m.

  • Becoming Brave Training – 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, May 19th, Circle of Friends in Burney. Take control of your mental health story with this peer-led training. Based on a national curriculum, this one-day training will cover 3 primary goals:
  1. Evaluating the costs/benefits of disclosing personal experience with mental health conditions.
  2. Developing strategies for safer disclosing.
  3. Crafting one’s story into a meaningful message.

Lunch is provided, there is still time to RSVP! Call 229-8484 or  email cdiamond@co.shasta.ca.us.

Hope to see you there!

With gratitude,

Carrie Jo Diamond
Community Education Specialist
Stand Against Stigma Coordinator
Shasta County Health and Human Services Agency
Office of the Director
2615 Breslauer Way
Redding, CA 96001
Office: (530) 229-8484
Fax: (530) 229-8447

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Special Presentation of bicycle to Sammy Nalton at Rotary

Bill Campbell presented a restored bicycle to Ms. Sammy Nalton at the Rotary Club meeting at Gepetto’s Pizza in Burney on May 3. The presentation was part of 2 Wheels 2 Mobility, a project of the Burney-Fall River Bicycle Association that will provide refurbished bikes to local citizens in need of transportation in the area.

Bill Campbell, Sammy Nalton, and Shaylene Herndon holding Sammy’s Baby Aiyana with bike for Sammy

Shaylene Herndon holding 10 month old Aiyana Nalton

As well as being a past president of the Rotary Club of Burney-Fall River, Campbell is also president of the Burney-Fall River Bicycle Association. In the course of his activities, some people began to donate bicycles that they no longer had use for.

Bill got the idea of refurbishing the bikes and making them available to people in need. He discussed the idea with Cindy Dodds from Tri County Community Network. She liked the idea and referred him to Shaylene Herndon who works at the Community Center in Burney with First 5 Shasta and Bright Futures. Shaylene recommended Sammy as a worthy recipient for the first bicycle.

The Rotary Club of Burney-Fall River Foundation approved a $1000 grant to the Burney-Fall River Bicycle Association for the project. Bill then contacted Redding Sports Ltd with whom he has done business. They agreed to refurbish the bikes at a discount. The cost of repairing Sammy’s bicycle was $104. The result of this collaborative community effort was Thursday’s presentation.

Bill helping to adjust the bike for Sammy with the help of Cindy Dodds

Ms. Herndon introduced Sammy and her ten-month old daughter Aiyana at the Rotary meeting and announced that because Sammy has a little one she has also applied for and received a grant to purchase a trailer in which Aiyana will be able to enjoy a safe ride.

Mr. Campbell also presented Sammy with a nice bicycle helmet and lock that were paid for by a donation from Henry and Fran Patterson.

The Burney-Fall River Bicycle Association was formed to identify and promote bicycle routes and events to attract an infusion of new money into the region. They will continue to offer community service projects related to cycling.

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