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Tomorrow’s concert at St. Johns to pay tribute to WWI Centennial

Tomorrow’s concert at St. Johns to pay tribute to WWI Centennial

John Brancy, baritone, and Peter Dugan, piano, will perform “Songs of the Great War” at St. John’s College. The concert, which is free and open to public, will be held in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on Friday, February 12 at 8 p.m.  This program pays tribute to the World War One Centennial and unites […]

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6th Annual Sock Burning at Annapolis Maritime Museum, March 19th

6th Annual Sock Burning at Annapolis Maritime Museum, March 19th

Celebrate the coming of spring at this feast featuring the Chesapeake’s most cherished bivalve. The sixth annual Annapolis Oyster Roast & Sock Burning, a fundraiser for the Annapolis Maritime Museum, will take place at the Museum’s waterfront campus from Noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 19. Last year over 750 oyster enthusiasts from nine […]

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FeBREWary is under way in Maryland

FeBREWary is under way in Maryland

Love is in the air and on tap in Maryland. In celebration of FeBREWary: Maryland Craft Beer Lovers Month, breweries are releasing new seasonal, love-themed craft beers, offering food pairings, hosting special events and partnering with local businesses to provide safe lodging and transportation. “Maryland welcomes you to fall in love with a new style […]

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Rams Head announces more shows for Annapolis venue

Rams Head announces more shows for Annapolis venue

02/11 Bob Sima 02/12 Bebel Gilberto 02/13 A Valentine’s Day Heart Health Benefit feat. Foreplay 02/14 Die Laughing Productions presents The NewlyDead Game 02/15 The Return Beatles Tribute *Rescheduled from January 23 02/16 + 17 Leon Russell 02/18 Kevin Griffin of Better Than Ezra 02/19 The Reagan Years 02/20 The Clarks w. Scott Kurt 02/22 […]

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CRIME

2 Severn women found guilty of child abuse

2 Severn women found guilty of child abuse

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney announced that, after a 2-day jury trial before the Honorable Judge Mulford, defendants Javonie Harper, 32, and Crystal Evans, 37, of Severn, were found guilty of second degree child abuse and second degree assault on Friday, February 5, 2016. “Child abuse is inexcusable. No child should be beaten,” said Anne […]

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“Selfie” arsonist from Pasadena pleads guilty to arson, attempted murder

“Selfie” arsonist from Pasadena pleads guilty to arson, attempted murder

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams announced today that Justin Michael Clum, 26, of Pasadena, accused of intentionally setting fire to a house on Wendover Road in Glen Burnie and then returning later in the day to take photos of the destruction, pled guilty to all 25 counts in his indictment including: 4 counts […]

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Annapolis and Crofton teens arrested in Pasadena armed robbery

Annapolis and Crofton teens arrested in Pasadena armed robbery

On February 6, 2016 at approximately 1:59 AM., officers responded to the area of Mansion House Crossing and Notley Rd for the report of a robbery of a citizen. The victim stated that he was leaving a house party and the suspect approached him brandished a handgun and told him to give him what he […]

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Lothian man bites off fingertip of woman during Main Street fracas

Lothian man bites off fingertip of woman during Main Street fracas

A Lothian man is out on bail after biting the fingertip off a woman during a fight early Sunday morning. Police responded to the 100 block of Main St on February 7th  at 2:17am for a reported assault. The adult female victim reported she was attempting to break up a fight when the suspect bit […]

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EVENTS

Tomorrow’s concert at St. Johns to pay tribute to WWI Centennial

Tomorrow’s concert at St. Johns to pay tribute to WWI Centennial

John Brancy, baritone, and Peter Dugan, piano, will perform “Songs of the Great War” at St. John’s College. The concert, which is free and open to public, will be held in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on Friday, February 12 at 8 p.m.  This program pays tribute to the World War One Centennial and unites […]

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6th Annual Sock Burning at Annapolis Maritime Museum, March 19th

6th Annual Sock Burning at Annapolis Maritime Museum, March 19th

Celebrate the coming of spring at this feast featuring the Chesapeake’s most cherished bivalve. The sixth annual Annapolis Oyster Roast & Sock Burning, a fundraiser for the Annapolis Maritime Museum, will take place at the Museum’s waterfront campus from Noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 19. Last year over 750 oyster enthusiasts from nine […]

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FeBREWary is under way in Maryland

FeBREWary is under way in Maryland

Love is in the air and on tap in Maryland. In celebration of FeBREWary: Maryland Craft Beer Lovers Month, breweries are releasing new seasonal, love-themed craft beers, offering food pairings, hosting special events and partnering with local businesses to provide safe lodging and transportation. “Maryland welcomes you to fall in love with a new style […]

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Rams Head announces more shows for Annapolis venue

Rams Head announces more shows for Annapolis venue

02/11 Bob Sima 02/12 Bebel Gilberto 02/13 A Valentine’s Day Heart Health Benefit feat. Foreplay 02/14 Die Laughing Productions presents The NewlyDead Game 02/15 The Return Beatles Tribute *Rescheduled from January 23 02/16 + 17 Leon Russell 02/18 Kevin Griffin of Better Than Ezra 02/19 The Reagan Years 02/20 The Clarks w. Scott Kurt 02/22 […]

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NON-PROFIT NEWS

6th Annual Sock Burning at Annapolis Maritime Museum, March 19th

6th Annual Sock Burning at Annapolis Maritime Museum, March 19th

Celebrate the coming of spring at this feast featuring the Chesapeake’s most cherished bivalve. The sixth annual Annapolis Oyster Roast & Sock Burning, a fundraiser for the Annapolis Maritime Museum, will take place at the Museum’s waterfront campus from Noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 19. Last year over 750 oyster enthusiasts from nine […]

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Coping with grief through drumming

Coping with grief through drumming

Sometimes, when teenagers are frustrated, angry, confused or inconsolable, they just want to hit something. Josh Robinson gives them permission to wail away. Robinson will be leading “Language of Drumming,” from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 12 at Chesapeake Life Center the John & Cathy Belcher Campus, 90 Ritchie Highway, Pasadena, MD.  The free […]

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Rhumba on the River

Rhumba on the River

Rumba on the River is a romantic after-dinner “dessert dance” on Valentine’s Eve featuring Rumba Club, the legendary ten-piece ensemble that has won the title of Best Latin Music Group by the Washington Area Music Association 15 times. Latin Beat magazine has called them “the finest dancing and listening music possible.” They’ve performed all over […]

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Abundant volunteer opportunities in Anne Arundel

Abundant volunteer opportunities in Anne Arundel

Many Volunteer positions are available through the Anne Arundel County Volunteer Center. If you do not see an opportunity below that fits your needs, contact the Volunteer Center at [email protected] or 410-897-9207. Check our Website: www.aacvc.org. A few current volunteer opportunities are listed below. Annapolis Maritime Museum Are you looking for a fulfilling and engaging […]

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AREA BUSINESSES

FeBREWary is under way in Maryland

FeBREWary is under way in Maryland

Love is in the air and on tap in Maryland. In celebration of FeBREWary: Maryland Craft Beer Lovers Month, breweries are releasing new seasonal, love-themed craft beers, offering food pairings, hosting special events and partnering with local businesses to provide safe lodging and transportation. “Maryland welcomes you to fall in love with a new style […]

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Jing Ying Institute celebrates the Year of the Monkey

Jing Ying Institute celebrates the Year of the Monkey

Jing Ying Institute of Kung Fu & Tai Chi Celebrates Lunar New Year (Arnold, MD) – The Lunar New Year of the Monkey begins on February 8, and the Jing Ying Institute of Kung Fu & Tai Chi is kicking off the new year with a series of free and low-cost workshops.  The celebration lasts […]

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“A Touch of Love” with Hand and Stone

“A Touch of Love” with Hand and Stone

As we celebrate “A Touch of Love” this Valentine’s Day, we want to take time to explore this most highly underrated of the five senses and provide some meaning to the power of touch. It has been scientifically proven that people feel more satisfied in a relationship in which physical affection is a significant part. […]

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Local realtor to spearhead Annapolis edition of Real Estate Town Docu-Mentaries

Local realtor to spearhead Annapolis edition of Real Estate Town Docu-Mentaries

TownAdvisor.com, producer of richly detailed community-based information on its local websites and celebrated Real Estate Town Docu-Mentaries℠ has selected celebrated, local Annapolis Realtor Liz Montaner of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage as their Real Estate Town Advisor℠ for Annapolis, MD… adding annapolis.md.townadvisor.com to their national database of enhanced websites.. Visitors to TownAdvisor.com Annapolis will discover a […]

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COLUMNS & OPINIONS

Letter: City, County need to step up efforts to insure children’s safety after snow

Letter: City, County need to step up efforts to insure children’s safety after snow

The Anne Arundel County Public Schools (AACPS) Facebook page has, in the last year, become the standard battleground during every weather event between teachers and staff, who want schools to close and parents, who are pushing to keep them open. Although tempers frequently flare and civility is the first casualty in the battle, some valid […]

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Can we bend over any more for the Annapolis Yacht Club?

Can we bend over any more for the Annapolis Yacht Club?

On December 12th, the Annapolis Yacht Club suffered a devastating fire. The building looks to be destroyed and 150 employees’ earnings were in peril. It was a tragic, unfortunate, and insured accident. The service industry is a tight-knit group and they quickly came to the table with offers of employment for displaced employees. This was […]

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Letter to the Editor: Rec Center sale a bad deal for City

Letter to the Editor: Rec Center sale a bad deal for City

Did the sale of the City’s downtown Recreation Center ignore economic vitality and vision for the City’s future?  According to a January 3 article in the Capital, the chosen proposal also appears to be among the lowest bid offered. St Mary’s offered one million dollars more for a purchase plus $500,000 in lieu of taxes. […]

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Change of seasons at Bonefish Grill at Annapolis Towne Centre

Change of seasons at Bonefish Grill at Annapolis Towne Centre

Paul and I stopped by for an early dinner at Bonefish Grill recently and noticed that the covered patio area was almost full and very festive. Happy Hour appears to be very popular at Towne Centre eateries in general and at Bonefish in particular. I’m a big fan of restaurants that celebrate the change of […]

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Tomorrow’s concert at St. Johns to pay tribute to WWI Centennial

Tomorrow’s concert at St. Johns to pay tribute to WWI Centennial

| February 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

John Brancy, baritone, and Peter Dugan, piano, will perform “Songs of the Great War” at St. John’s College. The concert, which is free and open to public, will be held in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on Friday, February 12 at 8 p.m.  This program pays tribute to the World War One Centennial and unites […]

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6th Annual Sock Burning at Annapolis Maritime Museum, March 19th

6th Annual Sock Burning at Annapolis Maritime Museum, March 19th

| February 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Celebrate the coming of spring at this feast featuring the Chesapeake’s most cherished bivalve. The sixth annual Annapolis Oyster Roast & Sock Burning, a fundraiser for the Annapolis Maritime Museum, will take place at the Museum’s waterfront campus from Noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 19. Last year over 750 oyster enthusiasts from nine […]

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FeBREWary is under way in Maryland

FeBREWary is under way in Maryland

| February 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Love is in the air and on tap in Maryland. In celebration of FeBREWary: Maryland Craft Beer Lovers Month, breweries are releasing new seasonal, love-themed craft beers, offering food pairings, hosting special events and partnering with local businesses to provide safe lodging and transportation. “Maryland welcomes you to fall in love with a new style […]

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Rams Head announces more shows for Annapolis venue

Rams Head announces more shows for Annapolis venue

| February 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

02/11 Bob Sima 02/12 Bebel Gilberto 02/13 A Valentine’s Day Heart Health Benefit feat. Foreplay 02/14 Die Laughing Productions presents The NewlyDead Game 02/15 The Return Beatles Tribute *Rescheduled from January 23 02/16 + 17 Leon Russell 02/18 Kevin Griffin of Better Than Ezra 02/19 The Reagan Years 02/20 The Clarks w. Scott Kurt 02/22 […]

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Jing Ying Institute celebrates the Year of the Monkey

Jing Ying Institute celebrates the Year of the Monkey

| February 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Jing Ying Institute of Kung Fu & Tai Chi Celebrates Lunar New Year (Arnold, MD) – The Lunar New Year of the Monkey begins on February 8, and the Jing Ying Institute of Kung Fu & Tai Chi is kicking off the new year with a series of free and low-cost workshops.  The celebration lasts […]

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AAMC receives $1.25M grant from Bristol-Meyers Squibb Foundation

AAMC receives $1.25M grant from Bristol-Meyers Squibb Foundation

| February 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

To mark National Cancer Prevention Month, the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation has announced eight grants totaling nearly $11.5 million that will help make lung and skin cancer screening programs, care and patient support more accessible to underserved populations. The goal is to develop, validate and sustain models that deliver equitable and optimal outcomes. The grants were awarded through […]

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DNR recovers two bodies from Severn River

DNR recovers two bodies from Severn River

| February 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

UPDATE:  The Maryland Natural Resources Police have identified the bodies as those of the hunters who went missing in January. Bodies recovered from Severn River ID'd: Earling Stephen Lamp of Stevensville and Matthew Davis of Glen Burnie, both 23. — MD NRP (@MDNRPolice) February 10, 2016 The Maryland Natural Resources Police have recovered two bodies […]

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333 Coffeehouse presents Andrew McKnight

333 Coffeehouse presents Andrew McKnight

| February 10, 2016 | 1 Comment

The 333 Coffeehouse, Annapolis’ monthly listening space for folk and acoustic music, is pleased to present Andrew McKnight. Admission: $12 (students, senior citizens and members $10). “Stretching across the landscape of American folk music is a highway paved by Guthrie and Dylan… now Virginia native Andrew McKnight takes his turn smoothing down the blacktop” (Performing […]

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Navy Football tickets now on sale

Navy Football tickets now on sale

| February 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Tickets for the 2016 Navy football season are now on sale.  Navy will play five games at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium and will play host to Notre Dame in Jacksonville, Fla. on Saturday, Nov. 5. The Mids kick off the season on Sept. 3 against Fordham and will host an opponent from the American Athletic […]

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2 Severn women found guilty of child abuse

2 Severn women found guilty of child abuse

| February 10, 2016 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney announced that, after a 2-day jury trial before the Honorable Judge Mulford, defendants Javonie Harper, 32, and Crystal Evans, 37, of Severn, were found guilty of second degree child abuse and second degree assault on Friday, February 5, 2016. “Child abuse is inexcusable. No child should be beaten,” said Anne […]

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“Selfie” arsonist from Pasadena pleads guilty to arson, attempted murder

“Selfie” arsonist from Pasadena pleads guilty to arson, attempted murder

| February 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams announced today that Justin Michael Clum, 26, of Pasadena, accused of intentionally setting fire to a house on Wendover Road in Glen Burnie and then returning later in the day to take photos of the destruction, pled guilty to all 25 counts in his indictment including: 4 counts […]

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“A Touch of Love” with Hand and Stone

“A Touch of Love” with Hand and Stone

| February 9, 2016 | 1 Comment

As we celebrate “A Touch of Love” this Valentine’s Day, we want to take time to explore this most highly underrated of the five senses and provide some meaning to the power of touch. It has been scientifically proven that people feel more satisfied in a relationship in which physical affection is a significant part. […]

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Library hosts several events for Black History Month

Library hosts several events for Black History Month

| February 9, 2016 | 1 Comment

The Anne Arundel County Library system will be hosting several events county-wide to celebrate Black History Month. Saturday, February 13 – 23, 2016 Get Schooled with Mr. Root Jamaal ‘Mr. Root’ Collier, a dedicated and versatile professional Hip-Hop artist returns to AACPL to present interactive, family-friendly concerts. Come and learn about the history of Hip […]

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Annapolis Library closed through Sunday due to snowstorm damage

Annapolis Library closed through Sunday due to snowstorm damage

| February 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County Public Library (AACPL) officials today annouced that the Annapolis Regional Library will be closed through at least Sunday, February 14, due to extensive roof leaks. The facility has been closed since Saturday. “Last month’s blizzard caused a number of active leaks at the Annapolis Regional Library,” said AACPL CEO Skip Auld. “We […]

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Baltimore Police Commissioner Davis to speak at AACC

Baltimore Police Commissioner Davis to speak at AACC

| February 9, 2016 | 1 Comment

Baltimore Police Commissioner Kevin Davis will talk about “Baltimore – Rising from Unrest to Realizing Opportunities” on Feb. 24, at 7 p.m. in the Cade Center for Fine Arts Room 219, as the next speaker in the Anne Arundel Community College Legal Studies Institute Annual Speaker Series.  Sponsored by the college’s Legal Studies Institute and […]

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New Annapolis public housing Director of Public Safety recently convicted of bribery in Federal Court

New Annapolis public housing Director of Public Safety recently convicted of bribery in Federal Court

| February 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Last night, the Housing Authority of the City of Annapolis announced a new Executive Director and a new Director of Public Safety to help turn around the beleaguered agency.  However, Safety Director, Derek Matthews, was dismissed from his job at the Department of Homeland Security where he was the Regional Director for the Federal Protective Service […]

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Annapolis and Crofton teens arrested in Pasadena armed robbery

Annapolis and Crofton teens arrested in Pasadena armed robbery

| February 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

On February 6, 2016 at approximately 1:59 AM., officers responded to the area of Mansion House Crossing and Notley Rd for the report of a robbery of a citizen. The victim stated that he was leaving a house party and the suspect approached him brandished a handgun and told him to give him what he […]

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AACC’s Felton honored as Black History Hero

AACC’s Felton honored as Black History Hero

| February 9, 2016 | 1 Comment

James A. Felton III, chief diversity officer at Anne Arundel Community College, was selected as a Black History Hero by the Md. Washington Minority Companies Association as part of the Maryland Live! Casino’s Black History Month Celebration. The award will be presented at the celebration Feb. 25 at the Ram’s Head Center Stage at Maryland […]

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Annapolis’ Alderman Littmann selects Rodriguez for legislative intern

Annapolis’ Alderman Littmann selects Rodriguez for legislative intern

| February 8, 2016 | 1 Comment

Today, Alderman Jared Littmann (D-Ward 5) announced that Marc Rodriguez has joined his team as Legislative Intern to assist with identifying and addressing issues in the City of Annapolis’ Ward 5, especially those affecting the Hispanic/Latino population. Alderman Littmann stated “Approximately 17% of the population of the City of Annapolis is Hispanic or Latino, with […]

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AACC to celebrate Women’s History Month in March

AACC to celebrate Women’s History Month in March

| February 8, 2016 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel Community College offers many events open to the community that are organized or hosted by various college departments or programs. Occasionally, times, dates or places of the events change. For the most up-to-date information, visit the website listed with the event or http://www.aacc.edu/events AACC CLASSES March 1 – Registration for summer noncredit classes […]

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Calling artists with disabilities

Calling artists with disabilities

| February 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Artists of all ages with disabilities who reside in Anne Arundel County are invited to submit artwork to the 2016 Artists Without Limits Art Exhibit. This exhibit will feature works of art created exclusively by Anne Arundel County artists with disabilities. Artwork will depict Life in Anne Arundel County. The exhibit will kick off with […]

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Maryland destinations to be featured on new PBS travel program

Maryland destinations to be featured on new PBS travel program

| February 8, 2016 | 1 Comment

DCN Creative, the production company behind the Emmy®-winning EQUITREKKING travel series on public television with host Darley Newman, is excited to announce the launch of their newest series TRAVELS WITH DARLEY. The series has a wide appeal for travel enthusiasts, but is definitely not the traditional travelogue. Viewers will be introduced to places, cultural attractions, and […]

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