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NTIA RUS Joint Request for Information

Date: 
November 16, 2009
Docket Number: 
0907141137-91375-05

Broadband Initiatives Program and Broadband Technology Opportunities Program

Comments

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Comments

Richard D. Coit
SDTA General Counsel and Executive Director

605-224-7629

Thank you for your consideration of these comments.




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Attached to this e-mail please find comments on behalf of the State of New York, in response to a jointly issued Request for Information from the NTIA and RUS (NTIA Docket Number: 0907141137-91375-05). Thank you.

David Salway
Broadband Program Office - Consultant
NYS Office of the Chief Information Officer
Office for Technology
Phone: (518) 408-2224
David.Salway@cio.ny.gov


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Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions regarding the enclosed.

Joseph Hernon
Chief Financial Officer
Phone: (866) 848-5848 x 220
Fax: (866) 899-9438
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towerstream
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Answers to RFI.




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The John Staurulakis, Inc. (JSI) comments in response to the RUS/NTIA Joint Request for Information were timely filed on November 30, 2009 (see below email). However, the emailed documents do not properly convert to a readable form via the link posted on the NTIA website. We are hereby providing the below documents in PDF format to ensure the JSI comments can be viewed.
Thank you.
Marty Kluh
John Staurulakis, Inc.
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From: Marty Kluh
Sent: Monday, November 30, 2009 4:53 PM
To: 'broadbandrfi@ntia.doc.gov'
Cc: Valerie Wimer; Terri Parrilla; John Kuykendall
Subject: Response to RUS/NTIA Joint Request for Information
The attached comments are filed herewith on behalf of John Staurulakis, Inc. in response to the Rural Utilities Service and National Telecommunications and Information Administration Joint Request for Information in the Broadband Initiatives Program and Broadband Technology Opportunities Program.
Thank you.
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Marty Kluh
Staff Consultant - Regulatory Affairs
John Staurulakis, Inc.
7852 Walker Drive, Suite 200
Greenbelt, Maryland 20770
(301) 459-7590 phone
(301) 577-5575 fax
mkluh@jsitel.com

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The comments of Motorola, Inc. in Docket Number: 0907141137-91375-05 are attached hereto. Thanks.

Scott Woodrow Woodworth
Wiley Rein LLP
1776 K Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006
Tel (202) 719-7509
Fax (202) 719-7049
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Brian,

I’ll take full responsibility for this, but I believe we should substitute our filing with this one. WASPC will file a separate letter concurring in our comments.

Sorry, but sometimes things just don’t work the way they should.

Jim

James A. Bamberger, Director
Office of Civil Legal Aid
PO Box 41183
Olympia, WA 98504
(360)704-4135
(360) 280-1477 cell
(360) 704-4003 fax
From: Backus, Brian [mailto:Brian.Backus@courts.wa.gov]
Sent: Monday, November 30, 2009 2:06 PM
To: 'broadbandrfi@ntia.doc.gov'
Cc: Bamberger, James (OCLA); Marler, Dirk A.
Subject: Comments on RUS and NTIA Joint Request for Information

Re: Docket Number 0907141137-91375-05
Broadband Technology Opportunities Program

In response to the NTIA RFI published in the federal register at 74 Fed. Reg. 58940, please find attached the consolidated comments of a broad community of Washington State law and justice related organizations regarding changes and clarifications that we recommend be incorporated into the forthcoming Round 2 Notice of Funding Availability. These comments are designed to give full meaning to the letter and intent of the Recovery Act’s broadband investment authority, consistent with the President’s vision of broadband as an essential component of integrated systems that promote public safety (including the fair and proper administration of the law), enhance quality of life for all, empower communities (including low income and vulnerable communities) and create jobs. We look forward to your favorable consideration of our comments.

Brian Backus
Administrative Office of the Courts
360-705-5320
brian.backus@courts.wa.gov



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Mr. Wilhelm:

These are the comments of Don S. Samuelson and the Senior Broadoband/Internet Adoption Collaborative.

Don S. Samuelson

1745 Broadland Lane
Lake Forest, Illinois 60045
847-420-1732
DSSA310@aol.com



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Attached please find the comments of Cequel Communications, LLC d/b/a Suddenlink Communications in response to the Joint Request for Information issued under the above referenced docket number. Per the Joint RFI filing instructions, the attached are provided in Word 2007.

Please direct any questions regarding this filing to the undersigned counsel for Suddenlink.

Thank you,

K.C. Halm | Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
1919 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 200 | Washington, DC 20006
Tel: (202) 973-4287 | Fax: (202) 973-4499
Email: kchalm@dwt.com | Website: www.dwt.com

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Dear NTIA,

Please find enclosed the following comments of the Iowa Telecommunications Association in response to the Joint Request for Information Relating to Broadband Initiatives Program and Broadband Technology Opportunities Program.

These comments are filed in Docket No. 0907141137–91375–05.


Dave Duncan, CAE
President
Iowa Telecommunications Association
2987 100th Street
Urbandale, IA 50322
515.867.2091
www.i-t-a.net




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Enclosed are comments in response to NTIA's Joint Request for Information on
BIP and BTOP, Docket # 0907141137-91375-05.

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Please feel free to contact me if you need additional assistance.

Kelley Stripling
Texas Department of Agriculture
P.O. Box 12847
Austin, Texas 78711
Phone: (512) 463-6020
Fax: (800) 831-9884


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Dear Sirs:

Please find the attached comment for submission.

Very truly yours,

Jason Lazar
KeyOn Communications, Inc.
4061 Dean Martin Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89103
Tel. 702-403-1225
Fax. 702-949-3579
Mob. 310-403-6307
www.keyon.com




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Attached please find the Comments of the America Cable Association filed in response to the Joint Request for Information in Docket No 0907141137-91375-05.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us.

Thanks
Bruce Beard

Bruce E. Beard
Cinnamon Mueller
307 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1020
Chicago, IL 60601
636-778-0646 (Office)
314-541-3305 (Cell)

bbeard@cm-chi.com

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To Whom It May Concern:

Please find attached the comments of NATOA et all in response to the Request for Information due 11/30/2009 in reference to Docket No. 090309298-9299-01. Please let me know if you have any questions or problems viewing the document.

Thank you,

Matt Johnson
NATOA Legal Fellow
mjohnson@natoa.org


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Please find attached the National Association of State Chief Information Officers’ response to the NTIA-RUS Joint Request for Information.

Charles Robb
NASCIO Issues Coordinator
201 E Main St., Ste. 1405
Lexington, KY 40507
(P) 859-514-9209
(F) 859-514-9166
crobb@AMRms.com
www.nascio.org


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To Whom It May Concern:

I hope this message finds you well. Please find attached the Center for Social Inclusion’s comments in response to the joint RFI.

Thank you,
Brittny

Brittny Saunders
Senior Advocate
Center for Social Inclusion
65 Broadway, Suite 1800
New York, NY 10006
646.442.1459




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Please find attached Filling Comments on Joint RUS and NTIA Request for Information. These comments are being filed on behalf of Vantage Point Solutions and Clients.

Leah Richter
On Behalf of Vantage Point Solutions and Clients
605-995-1793






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Please use the attached comment letter and disregard the prior email’s attachment which was not formatted correctly (referenced below).

Also, please confirm receipt of this email so that we know we sent it to the correct email address.

Thank you.

John Clarey
Chairman
National Medical Wireless Broadband Alliance

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From: John Clarey
Sent: Monday, November 30, 2009 2:03 PM
To: broadbandrfi@ntia.doc.gov
Cc: 'Steve Solomon'
Subject:


Please see attached comment letter.

Thank you.

John Clarey


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Please find subject docs attached herewith.

Bob Tupper, Chief Telecommunications Engineer
RVW, Inc.
4118 Howard Boulevard
P.O. Box 495
Columbus, Nebraska 68602-0495

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Please find attached the cover letter and the policy recommendations from the Great Plains Tribal Chairman's Association in response to the Request for Information on the BIP-BTOP Broadband Funds.
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Heather Dawn Thompson
Cheyenne River Sioux
Partner
Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
c (202) 258-3767
hthompson@sonnenschein.com
www.sonnenschein.com


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Please see the attached comments filed on behalf of the above entities In response to Docket No. 0907141137-91375-05.

Please direct all questions to undersigned counsel.

JAMES E. DUNSTAN
jdunstan@gsblaw.com

GARVEY SCHUBERT BARER
GSBLAW.COM
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Filing the word document to comments filed earlier.

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From: Andros, Peter
Sent: Monday, November 30, 2009 12:38 PM
To: 'broadbandrfi@ntia.doc.gov'
Cc: Didden, Carly
Subject: Dkt. No. 0907141137-91375-05 Comments of Educational Services Network, Corp.
Attached for filing in the above referenced docket please find the comments of Educational Services Network, Corp. I can be contacted at this email or the phone number listed below if any additional information is required. Thank you.

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Sr. Paralegal
Patton Boggs LLP
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Attached please find Comments from FiberTower Corp., responding to the NTIA/RUS Joint Request for Information on the BTOP/BIP programs. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions.

Angela C. Parsons
Staff Attorney, Regulatory and Government Affairs
FiberTower Corporation
1667 K Street NW
Suite 250
Washington DC 20006
(P) 202.223.2003
(F) 202.223.9692
www.fibertower.com



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Good Afternoon,

Please disregard the previous submission and accept the attached as the final submission.

Stacey F. Jones, Ph.D.
Chair, South Carolina Broadband Coalition
scbroadband@benedict.edu





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If possible please use the attached version vs what was sent at 5pm today. I apologize for any confusion. Also, please let me know if you would prefer to have access to this document in a different format.

Thank you,

Lauren Hightower

Lauren A. Hightower
Manager, Policy & Research Communications
Connected Nation
(502) 706-1414
LHightower@connectednation.org
www.connectednation.org

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From: Hightower, Lauren
Sent: Monday, November 30, 2009 5:02 PM
To: broadbandrfi@ntia.doc.gov
Subject: Comments of Connected Nation to RFI, Docket Number: 0907141137-91375-05, RIN: 0660-ZA28

To whom it may concern,

Please find attached comments from Connected Nation to RFI, Docket Number: 0907141137-91375-05, RIN: 0660-ZA28.

Sincerely,

Lauren Hightower


Lauren A. Hightower
Manager, Policy & Research Communications
Connected Nation
(502) 706-1414
LHightower@connectednation.org
www.connectednation.org



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David Hazzard

NetAccess System Technologies, Inc.
8901 Harrell Ave
St. Petersburg, Florida 33706
813.785.8668
727.865-5195 Fax
NetAccessNA@aol.com
DHazzard@netaccesssystemtechnologies.com




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Attached are the comments of Internet2 in Docket 0907141137-91375-05, RIN 0572-ZA01.

If you have any questions, please feel free to give me a call.



Alan G. Fishel
Partner

Arent Fox LLP | Attorneys at Law
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To Whom It May Concern:

Please find attached the comments of NATOA et all in response to the Request for Information due 11/30/2009 in reference to Docket No. 090309298-9299-01. Please let me know if you have any questions or problems viewing the document.

Thank you,

Matt Johnson
NATOA Legal Fellow
mjohnson@natoa.org


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CONXX respectfully submits the following responses to:

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Rural Utilities Service
RIN: 0572-ZA01
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
National Telecommunications and Information Administration
RIN: 0660-ZA28
Docket No: 0907141137-91375-05
Broadband Initiatives Program and Broadband Technology Opportunities Program


Brent Mortensen
CONXX, Inc.
+1 951 323.3832
www.conxx.net<:http:>



(Late Submission)
To whom it may concern:

Please find attached One Economy Corporation's comments in response to the joint Request for Information from the Rural Utilities Service and National Telecommunications and Information Administration, docket number: 0907141137-91375-05.

Sincerely,
Chris


Chris Gray
Executive Assistant and Business Development Associate
One Economy Corporation
1220 19th St. NW, Suite 610
Washington, DC 20036
(p) 202 558 3818
(f) 202 393 7260
www.one-economy.com


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To RUS and NTIA,

Thank you very much for making the RFI available and giving many the chance to voice some of their concerns and ideas concerning the next round of the Broadband Stimulus NOFA. The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission is looking at submitting a project in conjunction with other governments and organizations for the next Round. In our twelve county Central-Ohio area, we have identified that half of the sixteen broadband projects we know of did not apply in Round One as they could not determine if they would qualify, could not get the data or found the process too complicated. Attached is a Word 2007 document with our comments. Thanks again for the opportunity and we look forward to the release of an improved Round Two NOFA.

Sincerely,

Brad Cavener
Director of IT&S
Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission
111 Liberty Street, Suite 100
Columbus, OH 43215
ph: 614.233.4120
bcavener@morpc.org




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Here are some brief comments.

Regards,
Peter Oliver


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To Whom It May Concern,

Please find attached comments from the National Emergency Number Association (NENA) in response to the joint request for information in Docket No. 0907141137-91375-05. The comments are in Microsoft Word 97-2003 format.

Best regards,


Patrick Halley
Government Affairs Director
National Emergency Number Association
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4350 North Fairfax drive
Suite 750
Arlington, VA 22203
(703) 812-4600


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Please find the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s attached comments in response to the NTIA and RUS Joint Request for Information regarding their respective 2009 Recovery Act broadband initiatives.

Sincerely,
David Predmore
Corporate Counsel
National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
4301 Wilson Boulevard
EP11-253
Arlington, Virginia 22203
703-907-5848 (Telephone)
703-907-5517 (Facsimile)



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Greetings,

Please accept the attached comments for the public record.

Thanks,

Matt Connolly
Manager Special Projects
YourTel America
http://www.yourtelamerica.com
816.388.1066



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(Late Submission)
Dear Sir/Madam:

Please find attached the comments of Utopian Wireless Corporation in response to the November 16, 2009 joint Request for Information (RFI) by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce and the Rural Utilities Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (Docket No. 0907141137-91375-05).
Please contact me with any questions.
Sincerely,
Norman J. Liu
Utopian Wireless Corporation
7910 Woodmont Avenue, Suite 1400
Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone: (240) 821-9700 x206
Fax: (301) 656-2328
norman@utopianwireless.com
www.utopianwireless.com



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To Whom It May Concern:

Please find attached a copy of our comments (originally submitted 11/30/09) with small, but important revisions. If possible, please substitute these for the original version.

Thank you,
Brittny
________________________________
From: Brittny Saunders
Sent: Monday, November 30, 2009 1:27 PM
To: 'broadbandrfi@ntia.doc.gov'
Subject: Center for Social Inclusion Comments in response to RFI

To Whom It May Concern:

I hope this message finds you well. Please find attached the Center for Social Inclusion’s comments in response to the joint RFI.

Thank you,
Brittny

Brittny Saunders
Senior Advocate
Center for Social Inclusion
65 Broadway, Suite 1800
New York, NY 10006
646.442.1459




(Late Submission)
On behalf of Telecom Transport Management, Inc., attached are comments for submission in NTIA/RUS Docket No. 0907141137-91375-05. Please contact me if you have any questions concerning this filing.

Very Truly Yours,

Mark Hamilton
Executive Chairman
Telecom Transport Management
206.545.4575 (o)
206.972.2123 (m)
mark@ttmi.us


(Late Submission)
To Whom It May Concern:

Please find attached to this email an erratum to the comments of NATOA, et al filed on November 30, 2009 in reference to Docket No. 090309298-9299-01. As the letter attached explains, this amended version corrects two minor errors in the executive summary. A full copy of the comments (as revised) is also attached. A copy of this revision will also be sent via USPS to NTIA and RUS. Please contact me at anytime if you have any questions.

Thanks,

Matt Johnson
NATOA Legal Fellow
mjohnson@natoa.org
703-519-8035


(Late Submission)
Please find our comment on the RFI, due today, November 30, 2009.

Thank you for this opportunity.

Doug Power and Alan Kraus

Doug Power
Senior Consultant and Research Associate
Broadband Development Group
Regional Development Institute
Northern Illinois University
1120 E. Diehl Road
Naperville, IL 60563
Office 815-753-8947
Cell 312-405-1021
dpower@niu.edu




(Late Submission)
Hello,

Please accept the attached RFI response on behalf of Older Adults Technology Services.

Thanks you,

Thomas Kamber, PhD
Executive Director
Older Adults Technology Services (OATS)

1713 Eighth Avenue, #8
Brooklyn, NY 11215
tkamber@oats.org
www.oats.org
cell: 917 363 4081




(Late Submission)
To Whom it May Concern:

Please find attached, in PDF format, comments from TracFone Wireless, Inc. in response to the Request for Information in Docket Number 0907141137-91375-05.

Also attached in Word (2003) format is a copy of the comments, without the attachments since they were in PDF format and unable to be converted.

Should you have any questions please contact Mitchell F. Brecher, counsel to TracFone Wireless, Inc.

Thank you.

Raymond Lee
Administrative Assistant
Greenberg Traurig LLP | 2101 L Street N.W. | Washington, D.C. 20037
Tel 202.533.2346 | Fax 202.331.3101
leera@gtlaw.com | www.gtlaw.com

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Please find attached comments submitted by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. We are resubmitting our comments stamped at 1:21 p.m. as the attachment does not appeared to have come through.

Jill Nishi
Deputy Director
U.S. Libraries Initiative
V +1.206.709.3502
F +1.206.709.3280
E jill.nishi@gatesfoundation.org
Assistant Cathy Hawley
V +1.206.709.3156
E cathy.hawley@gatesfoundation.org
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
www.gatesfoundation.org


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Rural Utilities Service
Broadband Initiatives Program
RIN: 0572-ZA01
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
National Telecommunications and Information Administration
Broadband Technology Opportunities Program
RIN: 0660-ZA28
Docket No: 0907141137-91375-05


Re: II. Policy Issues Addressed in the NOFA
A. Funding Priorities and Objectives

I served as a reviewer for the first round of BTOP grants. Following the reviews I have visited 114 of the 250 rural communities we have served through previous USDA RUS distance learning and telemedicine grant funding to meet with residents and discuss how to best bring their communities into the BIP/BTOP funding program.

The most recurrent comment I have received had to do with the issue of very small rural communities not being able to compete with large, state or regional efforts primarily because of small population (last mile end-user) and core anchor agency statistics. There was additional concern expressed regarding the very significant difference in support staff availability for the preparation of the grants with very small rural communities.

Most of the rural communities I have held meetings with have populations between 400 and 1,500. This is a cause for concern because these rural areas have seen in the past that they are typically left without broadband access by large service providers because of their small size and there is unexpectedly vocal concern concerning the low priority these same very small rural communities will receive during the planning and roll-out of large regional or statewide broadband projects.

I would recommend that consideration be given to the needs of these communities, prioritizing a portion of Federal funding specifically for very small rural communities. These small communities make up a tremendous part of the National rural profile and rarely benefit from large Statewide or regional programs.

Although large statistical benefit can be gained through funding of Statewide and regional proposals I believe an equal, and potentially greater end result for the BIP/BTOP funding will be achieved if a large number of very small rural communities are given an opportunity to take advantage of the available funding.

The larger projects typically require very large grant and grant/loan budgets and draw on a significant percentage of total funding available without a guarantee that the result of these larger projects will have any greater impact in very rural, small community areas than the impact already achieved by large carriers such as AT&T and Verizon.

I would be happy to meet with the Committee to review specific community concerns and share additional details from our meetings.

Thank you,

Timothy

Timothy Tyndall
Director
Visible Light / RAIN Rural Development Network
1562 Cougar Ridge Road
Buellton, CA. 93427
Phone: 805-708-0127
Email: timothy@rain.org



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