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    Tuesday, May 21, 2019
    i3 Broadband is Pleased to be Recognized with Four Residential Awards and Two Business Awards from Online Consumer-Based Internet Search Service   Peoria, Illinois - May 21, 2019 - i3 Broadband, the only independent and local provider of fiber optic Gigabit high speed internet service in Peoria, Champaign, and Urbana, IL, has proudly received numerous 2019 Internet Provider Awards from consumer ...read more
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    Tuesday, May 21, 2019
    You Don’t Need a Boat to Enjoy All That the IVY Club Has to Offer  PEORIA HEIGHTS, Ill. – May 21, 2019 – The Illinois Valley Yacht and Canoe (IVY) Club is offering a summer membership preview from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day.   “The IVY Club is a beautiful, historic boating and social organization that was founded in 1907. Our Club House provides a panoramic view allowing family and ...read more
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    Monday, May 20, 2019
    Bradley University President Gary Roberts announced his intent to retire when his contract expires at the end of May of 2020  Bradley University President Gary Roberts announced his intent to retire when his contract expires at the end of May of 2020. Roberts announced this at the recent board of trustees meeting held on campus. He told trustees and the university’s senior leadership, “As most of ...read more
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    Friday, May 17, 2019
    Illinois American Water’s Padma Paan is one of only 54 individuals accepted into the Water Environment Federation’s (WEF) Water Leadership Institute (WLI). The intensive program was developed by WEF for emerging water industry leaders from across the world, allowing them to engage in management training and leadership development. WEF and its global network of 35,000 individual members and 75 ...read more
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    Friday, May 17, 2019
    National Police Week Awards Ceremony The Peoria Police Department held its annual Police Memorial Service and Awards Program today, May 15, 2019. The Officers and Civilians recognized for accomplishment in 2018 are as follows:2018 Police Officer of the Year: Officer Jared Moore2019 American Legion Meritorious Service Award: Sergeant Sherrell Stinson2018 Life Saving Certificate: Officer ...read more
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    Friday, May 17, 2019
    In observance of the Memorial Day holiday, CityLink will not provide service on Monday, May 27, 2019. On Sunday, May 26, the last lineup will depart from the Transit Center at 7:30 p.m. All buses will return to the garage after reaching the end of the outbound route. The CityLink Transit Center, located at 407 SW Adams, and the Administrative offices, located at 2105 NE Jefferson, will also be ...read more
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    Friday, May 17, 2019
                    Due to circumstances beyond the control of the College, the May 18 Illinois Central College Guest Artists Series event featuring tribute artist Kelly O’Brien in The Dolly Show, a tribute to Dolly Parton, has been cancelled.                   The event will not be rescheduled.                   Refunds for the full purchase price can be requested through the ICC Performing Arts ...read more
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    Friday, May 17, 2019
    Thursday, May 23 * 8 – 9 am University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria 1 Illini Drive, Peoria, IL 61605 PEORIA, Ill. – Medical students will learn how to stop bleeding in an emergency situation during this hands-on training. “Stop the Bleed” training is part of a nationwide campaign by the American College of Surgeons to raise awareness about preventing death from blood loss in emergency ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 15, 2019
    Generous gift will help expectant mothers see their developing babies more clearly(Peoria, IL ׀ May 9, 2019) – A new 3D/4D ultrasound machine at the Women’s Care Center will give expectant mothers one of the best gifts of all: an enhanced first look at their baby. The Women’s Care Center at 7319 N. University Street, Peoria, was struggling with its old machine, which was in need of repair. A ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 15, 2019
    Dr. Meenakshy Aiyer was appointed by the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois to serve as the Interim Regional Dean for the University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria. Her appointment to this leadership role follows the retirement of Dr. Sara Rusch, who served in that capacity for 11 years. Dr. Aiyer is a long-time UICOMP faculty member who has held a number of professional ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 15, 2019
    The Susan G. Komen Foundation Memorial Affiliate will sponsor the More Than Pink Walk, which was formally the Race for the Cure at the Metro Centre on Saturday, May 11th, 2019. This event is expected to draw 9,000 participants and spectators. The walk will start at 8:00 am and should conclude at approximately 9:30 am. The run portion of this event has been eliminated. The following intersections ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 15, 2019
    Event: “God Bless America” 25-ft. Sculpture Installation CelebrationDate & Time: Tue., May 21, 1:30 p.m.Location: Peoria Riverfront Museum · 222 S.W. Washington St. · Peoria, Ill. PEORIA, Ill. – A towering 25-foot-tall bronze “American Gothic” homage will be installed May 21, 1:30 p.m. at the Peoria Riverfront Museum, replacing the now-familiar sculpture of giant Lincoln, “Return Visit.” The ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 15, 2019
    Hanson Professional Services Inc.’s board of directors recently elected 10 employees to new officer positions.  Vice presidents: Kevin Fuhr, P.E., a Midwest region aviation lead at the Chicago regional office, advanced from assistant vice presidentDavid Kemp, P.E., a senior project manager at the Jacksonville, Florida, officeBrian Lemieux, P.E., a senior project manager and regional manager at ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 15, 2019
    Illinois Central College will extend its strong athletic tradition to elementary and high school-aged athletes this summer with a variety of sports camps aimed at providing instruction and individual attention, along with fun competitions, to help improve skills. The College’s veteran coaches will offer high-caliber camps in girls’ & boys’ basketball, volleyball, softball, and baseball.  ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 15, 2019
    Prior to the auction sale of Racoon Lakes, the Peoria Park District, along with Whitetail Properties, will host two open houses to allow members of the public to view the property.  The first open house will take place on Wednesday, May 15th from 2pm to 5pm and the second will be Saturday, May 18th from 11am to 1pm.     Racoon Lakes is a 123.5 acre parcel that is located 4.2 miles outside of the ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 15, 2019
    Includes OCtober 4 stop in Peoria Civic Center Theater – Presale May 16 at 10AM, Public Onsale May 17 at 10AM MUCH-ANTICIPATED FIFTH STUDIO ALBUM SERVES UP 10 ORIGINAL SONGS UNDER HOME FREE RECORDS ON JULY 26; PREORDER 5/17 DIVE BAR SAINTS WORLD TOUR SPANS UNITED STATES AND 14 COUNTRIES IN FIRST RUN; PRESALES BEGIN 5/14 WITH PUBLIC ONSALE 5/17  NASHVILLE, TENN. (May 10, 2019) — For the first time ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 15, 2019
    Peoria is one of 15 communities selected to participate in Local Foods, Local Places (LFLP), a federal initiative that helps communities reinvest in existing neighborhoods and improve quality of life as they develop the local food economy. Through LFLP, a team of agricultural, environmental, public health and economic development experts will work directly with the City of Peoria and other ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 15, 2019
    James Fennell was elected Peoria County Board Vice Chairman by his fellow board members at the May 9, 2019 board meeting. The position was vacant due to the resignation of Thomas O’Neill III in March 2019. Fennell was first elected to the Peoria County Board in 2010 and represents District 13, which encompasses Chillicothe and Mossville. He is currently the Chairman of the Budget Committee, Vice ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 15, 2019
    Hanson Professional Services Inc. ranked third out of 21 companies in the medium-employer category on a list of 69 companies named the best places to work in Illinois.  Hanson’s ranking in the category, which was revealed at an awards ceremony May 9 at Abbington Distinctive Banquets in Glen Ellyn, is on the “Best Places to Work in Illinois” list managed by Harrisburg, Pennsylvania-based Best ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 15, 2019
    The American Public Works Association’s (APWA) Illinois Chapter recognized Hanson Professional Services Inc. for its work on three projects during the chapter’s annual awards banquet May 3 in Peoria. Hanson received a Public Works Project of the Year Award in the transportation category for projects that cost $25 million to less than $75 million for the Champaign-Urbana Area Multimodal Corridor ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 15, 2019
    Starting on May 18 and until Labor Day the Wheels O’Time Museum offers free admission to all active US Military Personnel and up to five members of their families. The WOTM has participated in the Blue Star Program since its inception in 2010. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and museums across ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 15, 2019
    Public On-Sale begins Tuesday, May 21, 2019 Peoria, IL – May 14 – Rev up for non-stop fun with four of your favorite Disney stories when Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Enchantment comes to your hometown! This one-of-a-kind production visits Peoria from Friday, September 27, 2019 to Sunday, September 29, 2019 for six performances at the Peoria Civic Center. Public on-sale begins Tuesday, May 21, ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 15, 2019
    Peoria County is pleased to announce Randy Brunner (BRŌŌ-ner) has been named Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective Monday, May 6, 2019.  Peoria County Administrator Scott Sorrel previously appointed Brunner as Interim CFO in January 2018. During his time at Peoria County, Brunner was Budget Finance Analyst from 2006-2010, Budget and Grants Coordinator from 2010-2013, Assistant CFO from ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 15, 2019
    Event:  “The Art of the Brick” – “The World’s Most Elaborate Display of LEGO® Art” opensDate & Time:  Sat., May 25, 10 a.m.Location:  Peoria Riverfront Museum · 222 S.W. Washington St. · Peoria, Ill.Cost: $18 adults, $17 students & seniors 60+, $16 youth 3-17; members get in free  PEORIA, Ill. – The world’s most elaborate display of LEGO® art is headed to Central Illinois for the summer. “The Art ...read more
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    Thursday, May 09, 2019
    CityLink is making transportation convenient for participants of the Susan G. Komen Memorial Affiliate MORE THAN PINK Walk™ on Saturday, May 11, 2019 by providing a free shuttle. Participants of the event should arrive early for the shuttle and park at either the Northwoods Mall (JC Penney entrance on the Sterling side) or Evergreen Square (Lake Street side). The shuttles begin transporting ...read more
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    Thursday, May 09, 2019
    The University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria will honor two recipients with the 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award – Dr. Stephen Hippler and Dr. Keith Knepp – during a reception May 8. Dr. Stephen Hippler graduated UICOMP in 1984. After completing his internal medicine residency at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, he retirned to Peoria with a focus on clinical care and clinical ...read more
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    Thursday, May 09, 2019
    Anytime Fitness North Peoria is pleased to announce a local partnership with EP!C. Anytime Fitness and EP!C both strive to positively impact the lives of those around them. EP!C’s motto: Empowering People. Inspiring Capabilities., which overlaps well with AFNP's goal to help make healthy happen by empowering and inspiring people with a welcoming, encouraging atmosphere, as well as, through ...read more
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    Thursday, May 09, 2019
    The annual City of Peoria Public Works Open House will be held on Thursday, May 23rd from 4pm-7pm at 3505 N. Dries Lane. This event gives residents the opportunity to see what goes on behind the scenes in the daily activities of maintaining the infrastructure of Peoria. Staff members will be on hand to explain what Public Works does and to answer questions. Interactive displays will be available ...read more
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    Thursday, May 09, 2019
    David C. Barker will be the guest speaker at the American Mausoleum's Memorial Day service on Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. Staff Sergeant Barker enlisted as a Private First Class in 1996 and became a combat medic paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne Division of the U.S. Army. He subsequently cross-trained as a Psychological Operations tactical team leader within the Special Operations ...read more
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    Thursday, May 09, 2019
    May 13-May 17 CityLink is offering free rides to passengers traveling with a bicycle on fixed route buses during Bike to Work Week starting on May 13, 2019 through May 17, 2019. May is National Bike Month, and the week of May 13-17 is dedicated to the promotion of biking to work instead of driving. This free ride offer during Bike to Work Week is in conjunction with CityLink’s continued support ...read more
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    Thursday, May 09, 2019
    Heartland Bank and Trust Company has named Fred Blanchard as Retail Manager in Peoria. Blanchard is located at the bank’s 9010 North Allen Road branch. He is responsible for ensuring value and top-of-the-line service to bank customers and overseeing retail employee development and training. Blanchard has over 15 years of banking experience, the past 12 years in a managerial role. He graduated ...read more
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    Monday, May 06, 2019
    Methodist College announces that Dr. Eileen Setti has been selected as the Dean of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Setti has worked in higher education for 10 years and has over 20 years of experience in the nonprofit sector. She recently served as the Interim Dean of Arts and Sciences, while also serving as the Chair of Career Pathways and Continuing Education at Methodist College. Dr. Setti has been ...read more
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    Monday, May 06, 2019
    The Society of Teachers of Family Medicine has selected the University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria as a “Building Better Clinical Training Experiences” Pilot Site focusing on student preparation and faculty development. The goal is to increase the pool of community-based preceptors and the quality of training at ambulatory sites. A preceptor is a practicing physician who volunteers to ...read more
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    Monday, May 06, 2019
    Peoria Zoo recently had the privilege of hosting its fifth annual "Access the Zoo" event.  Access the Zoo provides a unique opportunity for special education classrooms from various Central Illinois schools to come together to mingle and explore Peoria Zoo.       (Students enjoyed visiting animal exhibits and exploring interpretation stations throughout Peoria Zoo.)  The Zoo was able to offer ...read more
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    Monday, May 06, 2019
    After an intense training and certification period, ELITE High School, Jr. ELITE & Re-Entry students are scheduled to graduate from the Peoria Park District's ELITE Community Outreach Program on Thursday, May 9th at 6:00 pm at the Riverside Community Church, 207 N.E. Monroe.  The ELITE Program began in 2006 as a way to keep youth off the streets by providing them with the skills they need to ...read more
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    Monday, May 06, 2019
    Includes 11/14 stop at Peoria Civic Center Nashville, Tenn. (May 6, 2019) – 7X GRAMMY® winner TobyMac's “I just need U.” just scored RIAA Gold Certification aligning with the wrap of his ever popular “HITS DEEP Tour” drawing hundreds of thousands. “I just need U.” is housed on TobyMac’s latest chart-topping album The Elements. The track marked the multi-platinum selling artist's fastest song to ...read more
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    Friday, May 03, 2019
    DUE TO IMPENDING FLOODING  WHO: The Illinois Valley Yacht and Canoe (IVY) Club will host “Cocktails for a Cause” on June 8 from 5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. with Sun Foundation as the beneficiary.  WHAT:Once a month, the IVY Club is opening the doors to non-members who want to support their favorite local non-profits. Cocktails for a Cause will support local non-profits through cocktails, live music ...read more
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    Friday, May 03, 2019
    Methodist College will honor its Spring 2019 semester graduates at a commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 18 at 10:00 a.m. at Bethany Baptist Church, 7422 North Heinz Lane, Edwards, Illinois. The Spring 2019 class includes 71 Bachelor of Science in Nursing graduates, four Bachelor of Science in Health Science graduates, and four Medical Assistant Certificate graduates.  The keynote speaker will ...read more
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    Friday, May 03, 2019
    Saturday, May 4  2 pm (Processional line-up at 1:40 pm)  Peoria Civic Center 4th Floor Ballroom PEORIA, Ill. [May 2, 2019] – Fifty-two students from the University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria will receive their medical degrees on Saturday, May 4, at the Peoria Civic Center, raising the total number of doctors who have received their medical degrees in Peoria to 2,075. Among this ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 01, 2019
    ROYAL OAK, Mich., April 30, 2019–Royal Oak-based law firm Howard & Howard is pleased to announce that two of our attorneys have been reappointed to committees within the Illinois State Bar Association for the 2019-2020 term.  The attorneys and their reappointments are as follows:  Timothy D. Gronewoldhas been reappointed to serve as a Member of the Labor & Employment Law Section Council.Michael ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 01, 2019
    The South Side Office of Concern has been undergoing a re-branding process to identify a new name and brand that better reflects the organization an its values. The agency held an event on Tuesday, April 30 at their Glendale Commons Housing in Peoria to share the new name, tagline, and logo with the community. The new name, Phoenix Community Development Services and new tagline, Changling ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 01, 2019
    PEORIA, ILLINOIS, April 30, 2019 -   WHAT:  2019 Peoria RiverFront Jazz Festival  WHERE:  Peoria RiverFront, CEFCU Stage  WHEN:   Saturday, June 9, 2019 from 3:00pm to 10:00pm  Tickets are now available for the 2019 Peoria RiverFront Jazz Festival!  Jazz musicians will be playing all day on Saturday, June 9 from 3pm-10 pm! Food, drinks, and great entertainment will be available to enjoy. Join ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 01, 2019
    Methodist College is pleased to announce that Dr. Deborah Garrison, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, is one of 20 senior college administrators selected by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) to participate in the year-long Presidential Vocation and Institutional Mission program for prospective college and university presidents. The seminar-based program is designed to ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 01, 2019
    Supporting Local Non-Profits Through Cocktails, Live Music and a Good Time  The Illinois Valley Yacht and Canoe (IVY) Club will host “Cocktails for a Cause” on May 4 from 4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. with Sun Foundation as the beneficiary.  For each drink purchased (beer, wine, mixed drink or non-alcoholic beverage), guests receive one vote that they may cast that night for their local non-profit of ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 01, 2019
    Peoria Falcon Returns, Smithsonian Ambassador Dr. Richard Kurin in Peoria for May 2 Announcement  Event:  Press-Media Conference with Dr. Richard KurinDate & Time:  Thursday, May 2, 10:30 a.m. Location:  The Street Gallery · Peoria Riverfront Museum · 222 S.W. Washington St. · Peoria, Ill.  PEORIA, Ill. – The 800-year-old “Peoria Falcon” will be returning to Peoria. The announcement will be made ...read more
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    Monday, April 29, 2019
    Submissions due on or before May 31, 2019With the election of Trustee Robert Johnson to serve as President of the Board effective April 24, 2019, the Peoria Park District Board of Trustees is seeking applications from interested residents of its Southern District to serve the remainder of Johnson's term, which will expire in Spring 2021.  For the purposes of this vacancy, the Illinois Park ...read more
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    Monday, April 29, 2019
    Peoria Civic Center Theater will play host to The Price is Right Live™ stage show on October 23 at 7:30PMTickets will go on sale May 3 at 10:00AM and can be purchased on www.ticketmaster.com or in-person at the Toyota Box Office, located inside the Peoria Civic Center.*The Price Is Right Live™ is the hit interactive stage show that gives eligible individuals the chance to "Come On Down" and play ...read more
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    Monday, April 29, 2019
    TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, MAY 3rd at 10 AMTicket locations Venue Box Office & Ticketmaster.comTicket prices $75/ $55 / $45 (plus applicable fees) All seats reserved   Few ensembles in the history of recorded music have individually or collectively had a larger imprint on pop culture than the members of TOTO. As individuals, the band members can be heard on an astonishing 5000 albums that ...read more
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    Monday, January 28, 2019
    United Stroke Alliance is proud to announce that 2019 marks the 15-year anniversary of Retreat & Refresh Stroke Camps! This year they have 35 camps scheduled in 21 different states. In addition to weekend retreats for stroke survivors and their care partners, United Stroke Alliance offers a variety of other programs focused on the Prevention, Awareness, and Recovery of stroke in the Peoria area ...read more
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