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Legal Notice

PUBLISHED IN The Gardner News on July 19, 2017 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING by the Southwest Consolidated Zoning Board, Johnson County, Kansas, on Application by Stanley R. Watchous, applicant/landowner, requesting a Preliminary and Final Development Plan (Plat) for one residential lot, on approximately 1 acre, on property zoned PRU1B, Planned Residential Urban Single Family 1B District, located at 16100 Gardner East Road. Said hearing thereon will be held on July 26, 2017, at 6:00 p.m., at the Johnson County Administration Building, 111 South Cherry Street, Olathe, Kansas. Persons who need additional information about the application or who may need the use of a sign language or oral interpreter, or who require special accommodation, should contact (913) 715-2200, at least two (2) business days prior to the meeting. Southwest Consolidated Zoning Board Darren Shafer, Chair SW-PDP/FDP-3338 (GA) Watchous...

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Yvonne R. Armstrong

Yvonne R. Armstrong 60, of Olathe, KS passed away on July 10, 2017 at her home. Visitation will be held on Friday, July 21, 2017 from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at the McGilley & Frye Funeral Home at 105 E. Loula St., Olathe, KS. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the Gardner Church of the Nazarene, 16640 N. Moonlight Rd., Gardner, KS. Interment will follow at the Mount Moriah Cemetery 10507 Holmes Rd., Kansas City, MO. Yvonne was born on January 23, 1957 in Olathe, KS to Edward Turner Armstrong, Sr and Kathryn Mae D (Gunn) Armstrong. She was the second of 5 children. She graduated from Olathe High School in 1975 and went on to acquire her Associates degree in Law enforcement from the Johnson County Community College. She spent several years with the traffic service division of the Olathe Police Department. She worked with the Fairview Child Care until its closing. She then moved on to become an integral part of the Johnson County Credit Union, where she advanced to Associate manager of the Downtown Olathe branch. She remained with the Credit Union during its transition to Mainstreet Credit Union. Yvonne made many friends of the members of the Credit Union. She was a member of Reaching Out for Souls Church in Gardner, KS where she served as a Sunday School...

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Police Report 6-30-2017 to 7-07 -2017

Gardner Police Daily Activity Report for 06/30/2017 through 07/07/2017 06/30/2017 10:04:18 ASSISTOA 31300 BLOCK OF W 174TH ST 06/30/2017 10:55:29 ASSIST 400 BLOCK OF E MAIN ST 06/30/2017 11:00:09 WELFARE E MAIN ST/N MULBERRY ST 06/30/2017 11:26:14 TRAFFIC PARK 600 BLOCK OF S WOODSON LN 06/30/2017 11:50:59 TELEPHON 400 BLOCK OF E MAIN ST 06/30/2017 11:58:08 BURGLARY ATTEMPT 100 BLOCK OF S ELM ST: @THE DOWNTOWNE 06/30/2017 12:59:09 TRAFFIC STOP W 175TH ST/N I35 HWY 06/30/2017 13:11:47 TRAFFIC INSPECT N CENTER ST/E WASHINGTON ST 06/30/2017 13:13:36 ACCIDENT NON E MAIN ST/N MULBERRY ST 06/30/2017 13:14:45 BATTERY 17400 BLOCK OF S WALTER ST 06/30/2017 13:16:30 ANIMAL 900 BLOCK OF E SANTA FE ST 06/30/2017 13:51:42 ANIMAL LOOSE 300 BLOCK OF W MCKINLEY ST 06/30/2017 14:00:39 TRAFFIC INSPECT W 175TH ST/N I35 HWY 06/30/2017 14:07:07 TRAFFIC COMPLAIN 200 BLOCK OF S I35 HWY 06/30/2017 14:47:59 SELF FOOT 100 BLOCK OF E WASHINGTON ST 06/30/2017 15:01:27 FIRE INFO 600 BLOCK OF N OLIVE ST 06/30/2017 15:05:50 TRAFFIC STOP US56 HWY/N I35 HWY 06/30/2017 15:08:53 TRAFFIC STOP N CENTER ST/E MAIN ST 06/30/2017 15:09:01 FIREARM 1100 BLOCK OF E SANTA FE ST 06/30/2017 15:10:00 TRAFFIC STOP 200 BLOCK OF N MOONLIGHT RD 06/30/2017 15:15:10 TRAFFIC STOP N CENTER ST/E MAIN ST 06/30/2017 15:24:56 TRAFFIC STOP W 175TH ST/N I35 HWY 06/30/2017 15:47:00 ANIMAL LOOSE 600 BLOCK OF S WOODSON LN 06/30/2017 16:01:17 THEFT...

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Gardner Police Report for 07/07/2017 to 07/14/2017

Gardner Police Daily Activity Report for 07/07/2017 through 07/14/2017 07/07/2017 08:48:00 TRAFFIC STOP 29500 BLOCK OF W 191ST ST 07/07/2017 09:15:13 ABAND 500 BLOCK OF E APACHE ST 07/07/2017 09:21:42 TRAFFIC STOP S I35 HWY/GARDNER RD 07/07/2017 09:26:33 MEDICAL NONLIFE 200 BLOCK OF S BEDFORD ST 07/07/2017 09:31:37 CIVIL 100 BLOCK OF W BRITTANY CT 07/07/2017 09:43:55 BUSINESS 100 BLOCK OF E MAIN ST 07/07/2017 10:48:59 CARCHECK UNOCC 100 BLOCK OF E SHAWNEE ST 07/07/2017 11:00:29 MEDICAL LIFE 600 BLOCK OF N LOCUST ST 07/07/2017 11:03:24 TRAFFIC PARK 800 BLOCK OF S WOODSON CT 07/07/2017 11:05:13 MEDICAL UNKNOWN N I35 HWY/US56 HWY 07/07/2017 11:35:23 ANIMAL PICKUP 17200 BLOCK OF S WALTER ST 07/07/2017 12:07:19 ANIMAL WILD 800 BLOCK OF N MULBERRY ST 07/07/2017 12:21:34 SUSPICI PERSON 1700 BLOCK OF E SANTA FE ST 07/07/2017 13:07:17 MEDICAL NONLIFE 700 BLOCK OF N MCCAFFREE CIR 07/07/2017 13:15:04 ACCIDENT UNKNOWN 200 BLOCK OF S I35 HWY 07/07/2017 13:15:15 ACCIDENT UNKNOWN N I35 HWY/CLARE RD 07/07/2017 13:46:00 TRAFFIC STOP W MAIN ST/W WARREN ST 07/07/2017 14:58:51 ASSIST GARDNER RD/W 191ST ST 07/07/2017 16:09:37 911 UNKNOWN 400 BLOCK OF S MOONLIGHT RD 07/07/2017 16:31:05 TRAFFIC STOP US56 HWY/N CEDAR NILES RD 07/07/2017 16:47:52 SELF AREA 29800 BLOCK OF W 152ND ST 07/07/2017 16:51:41 TRAFFIC MOTORIST S I35 HWY/GARDNER RD 07/07/2017 17:28:03 FOLLOW 400 BLOCK OF E MAIN ST 07/07/2017 18:16:41 TRAFFIC STOP W 183RD...

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Mike H. Sharon

Mike H. Sharon, 71, of Kansas City, Kan, passed away July 12, 2017 at KU Medical Center. Mike was born December 22, 1945 in Topeka, Kan to Samuel and Mary Ann Sharon. Following high school Mike served in the US Air Force. Mike worked as a security officer in Kansas City area for several years. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Patrick Sharon. Survivors include his wife, Fran Sharon; daughters, Tammy Grady and husband James, Charity Schultz; grandchildren, Christopher Jones, Linda Lavender and Daelyn Schultz. Visitation will be at St. John the Baptist Church, 708 N. 4th St., Kansas City, Kan, on Wednesday, July 19th at 9:00am, with Rosary prayed at 9:30am. Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10:00am. Burial will be held at Leavenworth National Cemetery at 2:30pm. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to Mike Sharon memorial fund c/o Skradski Funeral Home, 340 N. 6th St., Kansas City, Kan 66101. Condolences may be expressed to the family at...

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Lola Mae Bostwick

Lola Mae Bostwick, 93, of Topeka, Kan, passed away July 7, 2017. Lola was a former resident of Gardner, Kansas as well as DeSoto and Hoyt. She was born at Halls Summit, Kan to Phillip Ray and Edna E. (Ellenwood) Smith on July 29, 1923. Lola graduated from Hoyt High School in 1941. She married C. Byron Bostwick at Hoyt on September 3, 1944. Lola was a homemaker and a food service worker for Gardner public school. She worked for Santa Fe Railroad in Topeka, and for a short time during WWII, at the Sunflower Ammunition Plant. Lola was a 4-H project leader, member of Crestview United Methodist Church of Topeka and the Grange at local, state and national levels. She enjoyed sewing, knitting and reading. Lola is survived by her children: Larry Bostwick (Betty), Colorado Springs, Colo, Clifford Bostwick of Goodland, Kan, La Verta Greve (Robert), Topeka, and Roger Bostwick (Melanie), Ozawkie, Kan; 9 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, daughter-in-law Patricia Bostwick, brother and sister-in-law George and Betty Smith, and her great-grandson Corbin Hall. A memorial service will be held at 10AM on Friday, July 21, 2017 at Crestview United Methodist Church, 2245 SW Eveningside Dr. Topeka, The family will be at the church on Thursday evening, July 20, 2017 from 6-8PM to receive visitors. Memorial contributions may be...

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Legal Notice

ORDINANCE NO. 2549 SUMMARY On July 3, 2017, the City of Gardner, Kansas passed Ordinance 2549 amending ordinance no. 2529 that incorporated by reference the “2016 Standard Traffic Ordinance for Kansas Cities,” 44th Edition (STO) by amending Section three by adding a new subsection H. to chapter 10.10.010 amending Section 182.1 of the STP; adding a new subsection H. to Chapter 10.10.010 of the City of Gardner code of ordinances, which regulates traffic within the corporate limits of the City of Gardner, Kansas. A complete copy of this ordinance may be obtained free of charge at the office of the City Clerk, 120 E. Main Street or at www.gardnerkansas.gov. This summary certified by Ryan B. Denk, City...

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Legal Notice

CITY OF EDGERTON, KS NOTICE TO REMOVE TALL WEEDS AND GRASSES Date Published: July 12th, 2017 The property addresses listed below were inspected and found to be in violation of Section 8-901 & 8-902 of the Edgerton City Code. • Tax ID – BP50000000 0024C Edgerton, KS 66021 George Hoffman Mailing address: 31856 Fairway Drive N Foristell, MO 63348 The following conditions are in violation of Section 8-901 & 8-902 of Article 9, Chapter 8 of the Edgerton City Code regarding health nuisances: • Weeds and grasses on or about residential property which, because of its height, has a blighting influence on the neighborhood. Any such weeds and indigenous grasses shall be presumed to be blighting if they exceed 6 inches in height. Based on the condition listed above this Order of Violation is issued on behalf of the Edgerton City Council. The owner or occupier of these properties has ten (10) days from the publication of this notice in the official city newspaper to abate the conditions listed above or request in writing a hearing within (5) days of receipt before the City of Edgerton City Council or its designated representative regarding this matter. Failure to abate the condition or request a hearing within the allowed time will result in the city or its authorized agent cutting and/or destroying the weeds and will assess the cost of the...

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Legal Notice

REQUEST FOR DESIGN TEAM QUALIFICATIONS FOR 207TH STREET GRADE SEPARATION The City of Edgerton is seeking qualifications from Design Teams for the design of a grade separation bridge on 207th Street and Co-Op Road, at the 207th Street intersection with an active railway served by BNSF Railway. The project will also include street improvements to the intersection of 207th Street and Co-Op Road to improve the traffic angle at the intersection. The Request for Qualifications may be examined in the City Clerk’s Office of Edgerton City Hall at 404 East Nelson, Edgerton, Kansas 66021. The Request for Qualifications is also available at the city’s website at http://www.edgertonks.org/city-government/business-with-city.aspx. A pre-submittal meeting will be held in at Edgerton City Hall, 404 East Nelson Street on Monday, July 17, 2017 at 10:00 AM. Edgerton staff and partners will provide a brief presentation of the project and answer questions. Responses must be submitted to the City of Edgerton prior to 4:00 PM on Monday, July 24, 2017. Completed Statements of Qualifications shall be sealed and clearly marked “Design of 207th Street Grade Separation Statements of Qualifications.” Any questions shall be directed to Scott Peterson, Assistant City Administrator at (913) 893-6231 or...

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James “Jim” Russell Conard

James “Jim” Russell Conard, 75, passed away at his home in Gardner, Kan on June 29, 2017. Jim was born August 27, 1941 to Russell Keast and Lucille Dryden Conard in Great Bend, Kan. He graduated from Larned High School and became a Journey Lineman. He was a 50 year member of IBEW Local 53. In 1996, Jim was Transportation Manager for USD 495 in Larned, Kan when he met his future wife Pauline Yohn Mead. Jim loved his family and loved traveling to turn the lights back on for those affected by storms throughout the United States. Jim was a member of the National Guard, a Mason and Fenton Finders of Greater Kansas City. He was adventurous and a jack of all trades, with many interests such as collecting Coca Cola Polar Bears and unique windup toys and teaching Sunday School classes. Jim’s wisdom, humor and storytelling will be greatly missed. Jim was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Connie Baier and infant daughter, Tambi Lynn Conard. Jim is survived by his wife, Pauline; sisters, Karen(Bart) Brannam of Burke, Virginia, and Rosa (Bruce) Wilson of LaCrosse; children: Timothy (Kim) Conard of Ottawa, Kimberly (Bruce) Booten of Pomona, Jade (Kathy) Conard of Salina; step-children: Rachelle(Matt) Shoemake of Alabama, Troy (Melissa) Mead of Larned, Jason (Jennifer) Mead of Larned; 13 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Services...

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David “Dave” Edward Hill

David “Dave” Edward Hill, 85, of Wheatland, Mo, passed away July 4, 2017. Dave was born April 29, 1932 in Jackson County, Mo to Stephen Robb and Hulda Marie (Steffens) Hill. He grew up in Kansas City, Kan. Dave graduated from Shawnee Mission High School in 1950 and then attended Southern Methodist University in Dallas on an athletic scholarship, and then Kansas State University, where he majored in Engineering and Architecture. He served for the United States Marines from 1953-1955. Dave married Carol J. Steil on December 6, 1958 in Princeton, Mo. He owned and operated several plastics manufacturing companies in and around Gardner for over 57 years, the most prominent being Allied Molding. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Gardner, served on the Gardner City Council and coached girls softball for several years. Dave was a very active businessman but in his spare time he enjoyed hunting and fishing. He will be missed by family and friends. Dave was preceded in death by his parents; wife and siblings: Steve Hill, Irene (Hill) Clark and Victor Hill. He is survived by his daughter, Pamela Lea Hill of Wheatland, Mo; granddaughter, Anna Elizabeth Hill and brother, Harold W. Hill of Mercer Island, Wash. Funeral service will be 11:00 am Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at Bruce Funeral Home, 106 S. Center, Gardner, Kan 66030 913-856-7111. Burial following...

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Marilyn Ann Rockel

Marilyn Ann Rockel Marilyn Ann Rockel, 76, of Gardner, Kan passed away July 6, 2017. Marilyn was born June 23, 1941 in Ft. Madison, Iowa to Albert Anthony and Garnet Adella (Hopson) Thele. She grew up in Weaver, Iowa and was a graduate of Denmark Academy High School in 1959 and then attended junior college in Burlington, Iowa. Marilyn married Ronald A. Rockel on February 23, 1963 in Gulf Port, Miss. She traveled with him while he was in the US Air Force. In Oct. of 1965, he was transferred to Richards-Gebaur Air Reserve Station in Mo, and then settled in Gardner in 1973. She worked for Wolf Brothers Dept. Store, Oppenheimer’s Investments and then retired from IBM Corp. in KCMO after 10 years. She was active in several women’s organizations: DAR, GFWC and Red Hat Society of Olathe. Marilyn was a volunteer worker at the JoCo Fair and was also on the board and was an events coordinator for Bands in the Park and also volunteered as co-manager at Ensor Farm in Olathe. Marilyn was a member of the Horseless Carriage Club for 40 years and loved doing style shows for the Shoe-buttoners. Marilyn joined the Olathe Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution on February 6, 1999. Like everything Marilyn did, she quickly became a leader within the organization using her humor, energy and business skills to grow...

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Legal Notice

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING. Notice is hereby given that the Planning Commission of Gardner, Kansas will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 7:00 pm in the Council Chambers of City Hall, 120 E. Main Street in consideration of the following items: Comprehensive Plan Amendment to incorporate the Capital Improvement Element. TA-17-02: Text amendment to the Land Development Code Section 17.05 to clarify review and approval process for uses. All persons interested in said matter shall be heard at this time for the public record. For additional information regarding these applications and detailed descriptions, contact the Business & Economic Development Department, 913-856-0913, 120 E. Main Street, Gardner,...

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Legal Notice

CITY OF GARDNER REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS Sealed qualifications for Electric Rate Study will be accepted by the City of Gardner, Kansas, at the Utility Director’s Office, Utility Department Administration Building, 1150 E. Santa Fe Street, Gardner, Kansas, 66030, until 11:00 A.M. (CDT) on July 21, 2017, at which time the proposals will be taken under advisement, and the names of respondents will be made available for public record; all other information is confidential until contract negotiations are completed. Any proposal received after the designated closing time will not be considered and will be returned unopened. All proposals shall be submitted to the Gardner Utility Department in sealed envelopes addressed to the City of Gardner, Kansas, Attention: Utilities Director, marked “Proposal for: ” Electric Rate Study”. Copies of the Request for Qualifications documents are on file at the Utilities Department, 1150 E. Santa Fe Street, Gardner, KS, 66030. Those desiring documents for use in preparing proposal may obtain a set of such documents at the address above upon payment of Five and No/100 Dollars ($5.00), which amount is non-refundable. To obtain RFQ documents via e-mail at no charge, contact...

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Legal Notice

CITY OF GARDNER REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS Sealed qualifications for Water and Wastewater Rate Study will be accepted by the City of Gardner, Kansas, at the Utility Director’s Office, Utility Department Administration Building, 1150 E. Santa Fe Street, Gardner, Kansas, 66030, until 11:00 A.M. (CDT) on July 21, 2017, at which time the proposals will be taken under advisement, and the names of respondents will be made available for public record; all other information is confidential until contract negotiations are completed. Any proposal received after the designated closing time will not be considered and will be returned unopened. All proposals shall be submitted to the Gardner Utility Department in sealed envelopes addressed to the City of Gardner, Kansas, Attention: Utilities Director, marked “Proposal for: ” Water and Wastewater Rate Study”. Copies of the Request for Qualifications documents are on file at the Utilities Department, 1150 E. Santa Fe Street, Gardner, KS, 66030. Those desiring documents for use in preparing proposal may obtain a set of such documents at the address above upon payment of Five and No/100 Dollars ($5.00), which amount is non-refundable. To obtain RFQ documents via e-mail at no charge, contact...

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Pamela Sue Capps (Casey)

Pamela Sue Capps (Casey), 62, of Spring Hill, Kan went to be with the Lord at her home on Saturday July 1st 2017 Pam was born on September 10, 1954 in Lyons, Kan. She grew up and graduated in Chase, Kan in 1973. After graduation she married Bryan L. Capps, the love of her life and eternal soul mate on October 28, 1976. They lived outside of Great Bend, Kan where they raised their two children. They were members of Free Will Baptist Church, owned two Mexican restaurants, enjoyed yard work, and being surrounded by family and friends. In 1999 they moved to Spring Hill, Kan where she worked for the state park of Hillsdale. She spent the majority of her life taking care of her family, as that is what she enjoyed doing most (besides going to the casino). She was a very faithful child of God and loved him above all. She was a loving wife, mother, grandma, sister, aunt and friend. She was an amazing cook, loved spending time with her grandchildren and loved to talk on the phone. She received happiness from helping others and would give and do anything for anyone. All that knew her felt the love that came from her. She is preceded in death by her parents, Elmer and Betty Casey (Ogden); brother, Richard Casey; sister, Marquita Chism and nephew, Jeffrey...

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Mary Colleen Marsh Wuertz

Mary Colleen Marsh Wuertz, 65, of Gardner, Kan, passed away Thursday, June 29, 2017. Colleen Wuertz was born August 22, 1951, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa to Robert Eugene Marsh and Audrey Rayl Marsh. Colleen attended Linn-Marr High School and later graduated from St. Mary’s College. She was a school teacher in the Gardner Edgerton USD 231 District, retired, but continued to substitute teach. Colleen enjoyed knitting, crocheting, gardening and loved teaching. Colleen was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her son, Nick Marsh of Prairie Village, Kan; sisters: Sheryl Treu of Colorado and Jeanne Marsh of Salt Lake City and brother, David Marsh of Colorado. Celebration of Life will be 3:00 pm Saturday, July 8, 2017 at Bruce Funeral Home, 106 S. Center, Gardner, Kan 66030. Visitation will be 1-3:00 pm before the service at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Susan G. Komen Foundation. Condolences may be left at...

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Elmer Ray Brunker, Sr

Elmer Ray Brunker, Sr., 93, of Olathe, Kan, passed away July 1, 2017 at the Olathe Hospice House. Elmer was born February 29, 1924 in Bethel, Mo to William Clem and Elsie Marie (Poulsen) Brunker. He had three siblings: Lester, Helen and William. Elmer attended Washington Rural High School and then attended KCK Junior College. He was drafted into the United States Army on Aug. 23, 1944. He was assigned to the 1537th Engineering Service Company overseas in New Guinea and Luzon. Elmer participated in the battles and campaigns of the Southern Philippines. He supervised and assigned enlisted personnel to duties. His rank was Staff Sergeant which is considered Military Police. October 29, 1946, he was released at Camp Beale, CA. He went to work for Forslund Pump and Machinery in KCMO. Elmer married Betty “June” Perkins on June 10, 1950 at the Welborn Community Church. Since they both worked in KCMO they lived in Eastern KCMO. On March 5, 1951, they moved to the farm South of Olathe, KS. Their son, Elmer Ray Brunker, Jr. was born Feb. 16, 1954. Elmer helped start the Farms Coop Assoc. in Gardner and was on the board of directors when they moved the operation to Edgerton. Then when Edgerton merged with Lawrence, Elmer was elected to that board. He also served on the Johnson County Fair board and became President of...

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