47 min ago

Do you agree?

Do you agree?

    Abbott owes an apology to Houston Republican - and Houston voters
    At first, it was just odd that Texas' highest elected official, Gov. Greg Abbott, would take time out of his busy schedule to meddle so personally in a lowly state house race. It was odd that he was backing the opponent of a popular veteran lawmaker in his own party, Republican state Rep.
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1 hour ago

"We were pleasantly surprised." Did you enro...

"We were pleasantly surprised." Did you enroll?

    Texas' Obamacare enrollment nearly as high as last year
    The preliminary tally of Texans who signed up for 2018 health coverage under the Affordable Care Act was just shy of the previous year even though the enrollment period was cut nearly in half. About 1.1 million people in the Texas enrolled for plans as of Dec. 23.
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1 hour ago

Five protesters were arrested outside the off...

Five protesters were arrested outside the office of U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas. The protesters were pushing for a bill that would codify an Obama-era executive order protecting certain young immigrants from deportation. STORY: http://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/houston/article/Houston-area-woman-arrested-outside-John-12505527.php

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Five protesters were arrested outside the office of U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas. The protesters were pushing for a bill that would codify an Obama-era executive order protecting certain young...
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2 hours ago

Do you think a border wall will actually be b...

Do you think a border wall will actually be built?

    Kelly: Some of Trump's campaign pledges on immigration, border wall 'uninformed'
    WASHINGTON - White House Chief of Staff John Kelly told Democratic lawmakers Wednesday that the United States will never construct a physical wall along the entire stretch of the U.S.-Mexico border and that some of President Donald Trump's campaign promises on immigration were "uninformed."
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2 hours ago

The property owner believes his neighbors wer...

The property owner believes his neighbors were behind the incident. The bees are allowed to fly freely around the property, and his neighbors said their children were too scared to go outside.

    200,000 honey bees killed in Prunedale
    Published 4:08 pm, Tuesday, January 16, 2018 PRUNEDALE, Calif. - A bee killer toppled 100 beehives in Prunedale and sprayed hundreds of thousands of honey bees with gasoline over the weekend. The honey bees were being kept on Mike Hickenbottom's Prunedale property along Eacho Valley Road during the winter.
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3 hours ago

And we thought 20 degrees was cold.

And we thought 20 degrees was cold.

    Even the eyelashes freeze: Russia sees minus 88.6 degrees F
    MOSCOW (AP) - Even thermometers can't keep up with the plunging temperatures in Russia's remote Yakutia region, which hit minus 67 degrees Celsius (minus 88.6 degrees Fahrenheit) in some areas Tuesday. In Yakutia - a region of 1 million people about 3,300 miles (5,300 kilometers) east of Moscow - students routinely go to school even in minus 40 degrees.
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4 hours ago

He claims he was sprayed with mace and forced...

He claims he was sprayed with mace and forced to the ground despite acting politely. In a tweet posted later, he wrote, "Racial profiling?"

    Passenger wearing 8 pairs of pants, 10 shirts blocked from flying
    Ryan Hawaii had no money to pay an excess luggage charge for his flight from Iceland to London. But he couldn't fit all his clothes in his stuffed suitcase. His solution was to wear everything he couldn't pack.
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5 hours ago

What do you think?

What do you think?

    Connelly: Poll shows majority of men say Trump mentally stable, women disagree
    A new national poll finds Americans evenly divided on whether President Trump is mentally stable. A 53 percent majority of men say that he is, a 53 percent majority of women agree that the 45th president is not mentally stable.
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5 hours ago

Did you ever watch this show?

Did you ever watch this show?

    'The Shannara Chronicles' Is Canceled, Season 3 Won't Air on Paramount Network
    "The Shannara Chronicles," the adventure and fantasy series created by Alfred Gough and Miles Millar, will not return for a third season as Paramount Network has passed on the drama, TheWrap has learned. The show's second season aired on Spike TV, which is rebranding as Paramount Network this week, after its first season debuted on MTV.
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6 hours ago

Tiffany Trump was not allowed to hang out wit...

Tiffany Trump was not allowed to hang out with her group of friends during her father's presidential campaign.

    Tiffany Trump just signaled a return to her pre-election life - and it proves how different Trump's presidency is from Obama's
    Cindy Ord / Stringer / Getty Images President Donald Trump's daughter Tiffany reunited with her clique of Instagram-famous friends over the weekend. Tiffany Trump was not allowed to hang out with her group of friends during her father's presidential campaign, a New York Times reporter says.
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6 hours ago

The meteorite lit up the sky and was a hit on...

The meteorite lit up the sky and was a hit on social media.

    Watch: A meteor falls in Michigan
    People in the Detroit area got a shock from above on Tuesday evening when a meteor fell from the sky and crashed into the ground. According to the National Weather Service in Detroit, some people initially mistook the meteor as a weather event. The agency quickly clarified that it was caused by something not of this earth.
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6 hours ago

Crazy video shows a speedboat slamming into a...

Crazy video shows a speedboat slamming into a group of fishermen. Now one person on that boat is suing the driver for $372,500, claiming he was on his phone at the time of the crash. Read the full story: http://bit.ly/2DfN9lV Video: Salmon Trout Steelheader

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Crazy video shows a speedboat slamming into a group of fishermen. Now one person on that boat is suing the driver for $372,500, claiming he was on his phone at the time of the crash. Read the full...
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7 hours ago

Them is fightin' words!

Them is fightin' words!

    TLC 'Trading Spaces' star just low-key dissed Joanna Gaines
    Updated 7:58 pm, Wednesday, January 17, 2018 TLC's "Trading Spaces" star, Paige David threw some proverbial punches at former HGTV start, Joanna Gaines, during a panel at the Television Critics Association press tour. During the event, someone asked Davis is she was "in agreement for certain types of design trends to disappear" and what trends she tried to steer homeowners away from.
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7 hours ago

BREAKING:

BREAKING:

    Amber Alert issued for missing Missouri City teenager
    Published 9:55 pm, Wednesday, January 17, 2018 Authorities with the Missouri City Police Department are searching for a teenaged girl at the center of a Wednesday night Amber Alert. Police believe Jazmine Samantha Johnson, 17, was taken from her home in Missouri City by an unknown person.
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7 hours ago

A driver was killed after he got out of his w...

A driver was killed after he got out of his wrecked car on the Gulf Freeway, last night. For more on the story: http://bit.ly/2DcNTrN

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    A driver was killed after he got out of his wrecked car on the Gulf Freeway, last night. For more on the story: http://bit.ly/2DcNTrN
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8 hours ago

The Houston Oilers were still a thing.

The Houston Oilers were still a thing.

    The last time Houston was this cold, Bill Clinton was president
    On Wednesday, Houston's temperature dropped to a low of 19 degrees - the first time in 22 years. Thanks to this week's deep freeze, the last time Houston was that cold was Jan. 8, 1996. At the time, Bill Clinton was president, there were only three Star Wars movies and The Houston Oilers were the city's football team.
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8 hours ago

Reports say it took two squad cars to remove ...

Reports say it took two squad cars to remove all the items.

    Police find multiple stolen packages in apartment of Dallas model, bartender
    Updated 4:51 pm, Wednesday, January 17, 2018 A Dallas model and bartender is in police custody and is suspected of stealing multiple packages from her area. Kelli Russell, 33, was arrested on Thursday, Jan. 11 for several traffic violations, including driving without a license plate, according to CBS Dallas.
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8 hours ago

Everything Markle wears and does is idolized ...

Everything Markle wears and does is idolized — and that's translating to hundreds of millions of dollars for the British economy.

    Meghan Markle just proved her dominance over the 'Kate effect' - and it's worth $677 million
    Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are to be married in May, but Markle's icon status has already been cemented. Markle is following in the footsteps of Kate Middleton, who drives $1 billion to the UK fashion industry annually. The "Meghan Effect" has already taken hold and Markle may be poised to overtake Middleton.
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8 hours ago

It's hard to imagine a world without internet...

It's hard to imagine a world without internet or 9-1-1.

    Here's what life looked like 50 years ago
    Imagine living in a time where cigarettes were glamorized, there was no internet and asbestos was still used in construction.
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9 hours ago

The notice applies to areas in Pearland west ...

The notice applies to areas in Pearland west of Texas 288.

    Parts of Pearland under boil water notice
    Updated 8:43 pm, Wednesday, January 17, 2018 The city of Pearland issued a boil water notice Wednesday evening after a major water plant failure. According to the city's Twitter page, residents west of Texas 288 are urged to boil their water before using it, including for drinking, washing hands and showering.
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9 hours ago

In 2017 the park welcomed 442,641 visitors, a...

In 2017 the park welcomed 442,641 visitors, an increase of 14 percent from 2016.

    Big Bend National Park reports it just had its busiest year on record
    The historic Texas park was a very popular place in 2017, according to park rangers.
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9 hours ago

The 142-acre property is about an hour away f...

The 142-acre property is about an hour away from San Antonio and Austin.

    President Lyndon B. Johnson's former central Texas ranch is for sale for $2.8 million
    For Texans looking to live like a president, the 142-acre ranch formerly owned by Lyndon B Johnson may be calling you. Lying between Highway 281 and 290 in the Texas Hill Country, the 377 Shiloh Road property in Johnson City comes with breathtaking views of rolling hills and nature.
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9 hours ago

New Houston resident Kate Upton ditched the i...

New Houston resident Kate Upton ditched the icy roads for a sunny photo shoot in Miami.

    Kate Upton escapes Houston's terrible winter weather for photo shoot in Miami
    On Tuesday, a cold front brought frozen rain and icy roads throughout the region, but supermodel and new Houston resident Kate Upton escaped the inclement weather for a photo shoot in Miami. The 25-year-old shared three photos of her stay in Miami on Instagram and the sunshine and blue skies gave us all warm-weather envy.
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9 hours ago

Alanis Morissette would be proud.

Alanis Morissette would be proud.

    Texas company tweets power outages not expected, then 8,400 customers lose power
    Hours after tweeting that power outages are not expected, a Texas power company is working quickly to restore power to more than 8,000 of its customers. Texas-New Mexico Power is reporting that 8,379 customers are without power in and around Texas City as of 7:30 p.m.
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10 hours ago

This same week last year, Houston was inundat...

This same week last year, Houston was inundated with floods and this year, the city is handling a freeze.

    Two years in a row, Houston experiences severe weather events during the third week of January
    This week Houston experienced an unusual freeze that caused the city to shut down due to ice on the roadways and this week last year, the city was shut down due to an unseasonable flood throughout the region. On Wednesday, Jan.
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10 hours ago

YIKES! A 51-year-old Hawaiian man suffered a ...

YIKES! A 51-year-old Hawaiian man suffered a massive heart attack shortly after saying goodbye to his children over the phone during the bogus missile alert.

    Girlfriend says false Hawaii missile alarm triggered man's massive heart attack
    A 51-year-old Hawaiian man suffered a massive heart attack shortly after saying goodbye to his children over the phone during Saturday's bogus missile alert, the Honolulu Star Advertiser reported. Now, his girlfriend is blaming the false alarm for triggering his cardiac arrest.
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10 hours ago

What would you add?

What would you add?

    Trader Joe's reveals which items customers love the most
    Published 6:59 pm, Tuesday, January 16, 2018 Let's face it: Trader Joe's just isn't like other grocery stores. There's the delicious frozen options (don't miss the Indian offerings), signature staples like Joe-Joe's and cookie butter, not to mention their over-the-top pumpkin options.
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10 hours ago

The fan favorite began hitting the gym again ...

The fan favorite began hitting the gym again just weeks after winning the World Series with the Astros.

    Get a peek inside Astros star Alex Bregman's off-season workout
    There is no true off-season for world champions. Getting better is a year-round effort as can be seen in a video shared this week by Major League Baseball, which got an inside look at the regimens of a handful of rising stars, including Houston Astros third baseman Alex Bregman.
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11 hours ago

Corporate premieres tonight on Comedy Central...

Corporate premieres tonight on Comedy Central.

    Lake Jackson native's new Comedy Central show premieres next week
    Writer-actor Matt Ingebretson is easily having one of the most hectic weeks of his life. The Lake Jackson native and proud University of Texas graduate is currently preparing to see his first TV series premiere on Comedy Central. The dark and absurdist "Corporate" officially premieres Jan.
    http://www.chron.com

11 hours ago

WATCH: When all else fails in Texas, use a ta...

WATCH: When all else fails in Texas, use a tamale spreader as a scraper! More examples of locals improvising: http://bit.ly/2EQRFaC Credit: Joe Castillo

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    WATCH: When all else fails in Texas, use a tamale spreader as a scraper! More examples of locals improvising: http://bit.ly/2EQRFaC Credit: Joe Castillo
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11 hours ago

The NBA comes down hard on the Houston Rocket...

The NBA comes down hard on the Houston Rockets for their part in the near-fight after their loss to the Clippers on Monday night.

    NBA suspends Rockets' Trevor Ariza, Gerald Green for 2 games
    The NBA will suspend Rockets forwards Trevor Ariza and Gerald Green two games, Thursday against the Timberwolves and Saturday against the Warriors, for attempting to enter the Clippers' locker room on Monday to continue to address the issues between the teams during the game.
    http://www.chron.com

12 hours ago

Today would have been Muhammad Ali's 76th bir...

Today would have been Muhammad Ali's 76th birthday, here's a great look at Ali's ties to Houston. Did you know he owned a home in River Oaks?

    Muhammad Ali and Houston, a star-crossed pair
    Judge Roy Hofheinz, who ran the Astrodome, knew that attendance records would be broken with the immensely popular and controversial Ali in the building, so he "outbid every other major city in the country" for the fight.
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12 hours ago

WATCH: These kids in the Cleveland area know ...

WATCH: These kids in the Cleveland area know how to appreciate a snow day. (Video: Scott Engle/Montgomery County Police Reporter) MORE PHOTOS: http://bit.ly/2DHgial

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    WATCH: These kids in the Cleveland area know how to appreciate a snow day. (Video: Scott Engle/Montgomery County Police Reporter) MORE PHOTOS: http://bit.ly/2DHgial
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12 hours ago

Launched next door to another Pappas establis...

Launched next door to another Pappas establishment, this one delivers on all things smoked meat. See what our food critic thought of it.

    Review: Barbecue goes up, up, upscale at Pappas Delta Blues Smokehouse in Webster
    Crab-and-smoked-brisket cakes sounded so preposterous, lurking at the tail end of the appetizers section of the menu at Pappas Delta Blues Smokehouse, that I knew I had to order them. Would they turn out to be surf-and-turf gone off the rails? Would I regret forking over $18.95 for three of them?
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13 hours ago

The Houston Astros have some questions to ans...

The Houston Astros have some questions to answer before they can star their "Back-to-Back Tour."

    Questions facing the Astros a month from spring training
    The Astros are four weeks away from their first workout for pitchers and catchers at spring training. There won't be a lot that has to be settled when the club reports to West Palm Beach, Florida. Only six players will be missing from last year's 25-man World Series roster, and the Astros found upgrades to fill in those missing pieces in the offseason.
    http://www.chron.com

13 hours ago

The before and after time-lapse is stunning.

The before and after time-lapse is stunning.

    Time-lapse map shows how Texas helped get everyone sick
    Everybody in the U.S. seems to have come down with a nasty case of the flu, and Texas is partly to blame. The Center for Disease Control's influenza activity map shows how Lousiana and Mississipi are patient zero, quickly spreading the flu to other states in the south and eventually Texas.
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13 hours ago

The new owners have plans to redevelop a shut...

The new owners have plans to redevelop a shuttered Macy's into an outlet. Some experts say the struggling center still faces an uncertain future.

    West Oaks Mall's new owners bet on outlet shopping
    The new owners of West Oaks Mall plan to redevelop a shuttered Macy's into an outlet store as part of an effort to "bring life back to this area." But experts say the struggling center on the west side still faces an uncertain future in an era of changing consumer habits and declining interest in traditional malls.
    http://www.houstonchronicle.com

13 hours ago

Best part: It's opening very soon.

Best part: It's opening very soon.

    New upscale cigar lounge lights up in The Woodlands
    Cigar aficionados rejoice: there's a swank new haven for you to puff your primo stogies and sip fine spirits in a cushy lounge environment. Blend Bar with Davidoff Cigars, an upscale cigar and bourbon bar, is set to open on Jan. 20 at 1701 Lake Robbins Dr. in the Woodlands.
    http://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

Drivers across the Houston area were getting ...

Drivers across the Houston area were getting brave on Wednesday morning, and for some, it did not end well.

    Fulshear driver's vehicle flips off road after passing icy bridge
    Fulshear police responded to a car flipped over due to icy conditions Wednesday morning.
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14 hours ago

Here's a look Montgomery County covered in wh...

Here's a look Montgomery County covered in white. For the latest: http://bit.ly/2DoHTzo

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Here's a look Montgomery County covered in white. For the latest: http://bit.ly/2DoHTzo
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14 hours ago

Employees still haven't received paychecks. ...

Employees still haven't received paychecks. Those "payroll obligations are now likely to be addressed by the bankruptcy court during the liquidation process."

    Parker School Uniforms files for bankruptcy
    Parker School Uniforms, an 87-year-old Houston company that closed unexpectedly during the first week of 2018, has filed for bankruptcy. Employees still haven't received paychecks originally scheduled to be deposited on Jan. 4. According to an email the company sent employees, those "payroll obligations are now likely to be addressed by the bankruptcy court during the liquidation process."
    http://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

This could be impactful news for the Houston ...

This could be impactful news for the Houston Rockets: The San Antonio Spurs are sitting down their star indefinitely

    Spurs shutting down Kawhi Leonard indefinitely
    Updated 1:12 pm, Wednesday, January 17, 2018 NEW YORK -- Kawhi Leonard's season of starts and stops came to another grinding halt Wednesday, as the Spurs announced they will again shut down their injured All-Star forward for an "indefinite period." Leonard missed the first 27 games of the season battling tendinopathy in his right quadriceps.
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15 hours ago

Students reveal they're confident in their de...

Students reveal they're confident in their decisions, and comfortable with discussing them with their classmates. “We landed on virginity (as a topic) because it’s something that potentially applies to everyone."

    Rice students discuss virginity, decision to have sex in survey
    Rice University students are comfortable with their decision to - or not to - have sex, a student survey found. A student group conducting the survey analyzed nearly 700 responses to determine how Rice students understand the concept of virginity and how those understandings vary based on gender and sexual orientation.
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15 hours ago

Three men were arrested Wednesday in the exec...

Three men were arrested Wednesday in the execution-style slaying of a Spring couple last week. DETAILS:

    3 arrested in execution-style killing of Spring couple
    Three men were arrested Wednesday in the execution-style slaying of a Spring couple last week, according to officials. The suspects, all in their early 20s, are expected to be charged with capital murder.
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15 hours ago

Because of her dementia, the woman needed dai...

Because of her dementia, the woman needed daily care.

    Frigid temperatures may have caused death of Crosby woman with dementia, investigators say
    Harris County deputies believe frigid temperatures may be to blame in the death of an elderly woman with dementia, the Harris County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday afternoon.
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16 hours ago

An $81 billion storm relief bill continues to...

An $81 billion storm relief bill continues to languish, with Republicans insisting on funding Trump's border wall and Democrats holding out for a deal to protect DACA beneficiaries.

    GOP plan to head off government shutdown leaves out Harvey disaster aid
    Republican lawmakers were hammering out a deal Wednesday to avert a weekend government shutdown, putting off for another month a contentious debate on immigration, but also setting aside a long-sought disaster aid package for the victims of Hurricane Harvey and other natural disasters.
    http://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

Students already missed one to three weeks of...

Students already missed one to three weeks of school due to Harvey. School districts are now determining whether students will need to make-up those days this school year.

    Houston ISD, other districts say classes will resume Thursday after weather-related closures
    After about 50 greater Houston-area school districts closed Tuesday and Wednesday due to icy conditions, some have announced they will reopen with normal schedules on Thursday, Jan. 18.
    http://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

At 73, the former auto mechanic is currently ...

At 73, the former auto mechanic is currently the oldest prisoner on Texas death row.

    Supreme Court turns down Houston cop killer's appeal
    A Houston man convicted of killing a police officer nearly three decades ago lost out Tuesday in the Supreme Court. The nation's highest court without comment turned down an appeal from Carl Buntion, a 13-time felon who gunned down a Houston motorcycle officer in 1990.
    http://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

One beloved Houston restaurant had to be temp...

One beloved Houston restaurant had to be temporarily shut down because of roaches.

    Houston Restaurant Violations (Jan. 11- 18)
    Before you head out for your next meal see this week's list of restaurants with violations (Jan. 11 - Jan. 18).
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