22 min ago

And you thought your #BlackFriday shopping wa...

And you thought your #BlackFriday shopping was bad...

    A Texas Walmart was set on fire - and officials say it was deliberate
    Jackie Sinclair A Walmart shopper recorded footage of a shocking fire, with flames reaching the ceiling. People doing their last-minute pre-Thanksgiving shopping on Wednesday were forced to evacuate the store. Officials believe that two fires were deliberately set in the Texas Walmart. A massive fire in a Texas Walmart was caught on camera by a local shopper.
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53 min ago

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PLEASE SHARE: Have you seen this man?

    Man robs Midtown bank on Black Friday
    Authorities are trying to identify a man who robbed a bank on Friday afternoon in Midtown, according to a news release from FBI Houston. The man wore a navy-blue hooded sweatshirt as he robbed the Wells Fargo Bank around 1:30 p.m. in the 2700 block of Smith Street, the release said.
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1 hour ago

A man was killed after police say an 18-wheel...

A man was killed after police say an 18-wheeler truck ran a red light and hit his vehicle in Humble. Two other people - including one taken by Life Flight in serious condition -- were hospitalized, Harris County Sheriff's Office deputies said. For the full story: http://bit.ly/2B8hNfl (METRO Video)

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    A man was killed after police say an 18-wheeler truck ran a red light and hit his vehicle in Humble. Two other people - including one taken by Life Flight in serious condition -- were hospitalized,...
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2 hours ago

The Baylor-TCU fight was bad enough that offi...

The Baylor-TCU fight was bad enough that officials called a penalty on every player on the field and every player on Baylor's bench.

    WATCH: Baylor, TCU rivalry explodes into a mini-brawl
    The TCU-Baylor rivalry showed it still has some steam despite the Bears' down season when the teams got into a bit of a brawl late in the third quarter of Friday's game. It started when TCU defensive tackle Chris Bradley came in and hit Baylor's JaMycal Hasty from behind as he was being slung to the ground out of bounds.
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2 hours ago

Warning: Graphic images.

Warning: Graphic images.

    Militants attack Egyptian mosque, kill at least 235 people
    CAIRO (AP) - In the deadliest-ever attack by Islamic extremists in Egypt, militants assaulted a crowded mosque Friday during prayers, blasting helpless worshippers with gunfire and rocket-propelled grenades and blocking their escape routes. At least 235 people were killed before the assailants got away.
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2 hours ago

Three people have been arrested in connection...

Three people have been arrested in connection with this case.

    Teen rescued from trafficking, prostitution in Houston on Thanksgiving Day, police say
    A 17-year-old Texas girl was rescued from prostitution in the Houston area on Thanksgiving Day by undercover Harris County deputies.
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3 hours ago

The University of Houston finishes the regula...

The University of Houston finishes the regular season 7-4 in Major Applewhite's first season as head coach.

    UH ends regular season with 24-14 win over Navy
    Updated 2:26 pm, Friday, November 24, 2017 D'Eriq King ran for a pair of touchdowns as the University of Houston closed the regular season with a 24-14 win over Navy on Friday at TDECU Stadium. Steven Dunbar provided the go-ahead touchdown on a 61-yard catch in the opening minute of the fourth quarter.
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3 hours ago

The woman hired a prominent San Antonio attor...

The woman hired a prominent San Antonio attorney to help win the case:

    Lytle woman wins $43.5M jury verdict in driving-while-texting case
    A Bexar County jury awarded $43.5 million to a Lytle woman injured in 2015 after her vehicle was rear-ended by an SUV driven by an employee of an oil field services company using a hands free cellphone immediately before the accident.
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3 hours ago

The man was found under the marquee, but poli...

The man was found under the marquee, but police don't believe the shooting happened on campus.

    Man found dead outside HISD middle school in SE Houston
    Houston police are investigating a deadly shooting that left a man dead Friday outside Ortiz Middle School in southeast Houston. The Houston Police Department's homicide division received information about shots fired in the 6700 block of Telephone Road around 10 a.m. Ortiz, a Houston Independent School District school, is closed for the holiday break, HISD spokesman Tracy Clemons said.
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4 hours ago

The popular north Houston shopping center, of...

The popular north Houston shopping center, off Tomball Parkway, is filled with thousands of Black Friday deal shoppers.

    HPD: Shooting reported at Willowbrook Mall
    Houston police are investigating a shooting at Willowbrook Mall reported around 1:15 p.m. Friday. The popular north Houston shopping center, off Tomball Parkway, is filled with thousands of Black Friday deal shoppers. Houston Police Department detectives have been sent to the scene, but no one is reported dead, according to the HPD's homicide division.
    http://www.chron.com

4 hours ago

The Port Arthur man who made the hilarious vi...

The Port Arthur man who made the hilarious video after Harvey ruined his home received nearly $2,000 in donations from others. But he didn't keep it.

    Man behind 'MTV Cribs: Harvey Edition' video helped others with donations
    Darrell Smothers is somewhat of a celebrity in his hometown of Port Arthur. The 45-year-old Drainage District No. 7 employee became a local internet sensation earlier this fall with his "MTV Cribs: Harvey Edition" Facebook video. Smothers said he recently go recognized while in line at Walmart.
    http://www.chron.com

4 hours ago

DPS Trooper Damon Charles Allen was a husband...

DPS Trooper Damon Charles Allen was a husband, father of three children and "the definition of a gentleman," according to those who knew him. He "liked to be the guy that people turned to when they needed help. That's just the way he was built." Allen was shot and killed Thursday returning to his vehicle following a Thanksgiving Day traffic stop in Fairfield. He was 41. Latest details: http://bit.ly/2iHYotY

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    DPS Trooper Damon Charles Allen was a husband, father of three children and "the definition of a gentleman," according to those who knew him. He "liked to be the guy that people turned to when they...
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4 hours ago

The Bexar County Sheriff's Office has release...

The Bexar County Sheriff's Office has released more information about the tragic incident:

    BCSO: 2-year-old dies after being run over by relative's car on Thanksgiving
    Updated 11:30 am, Friday, November 24, 2017 A 2-year-old died on Thanksgiving after a family member ran over the child with a vehicle at their home, officials said. Zachariah Rodriguez was run over just after 11:30 a.m. at a home in the 81800 block of Hermosa Valley, authorities said.
    http://www.chron.com

5 hours ago

Here's how one of this year's Houston heroes ...

Here's how one of this year's Houston heroes got his start:

    Throwback videos show Mattress Mack through the years
    When you talk about a hometown hero it would be hard not to name Jim McIngvale, best known to Houstonians as "Mattress Mack." McIngvale made national headlines for opening Gallery Furniture during Hurricane Harvey to shelter displaced Houstonians.
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5 hours ago

You might not guess it by the long waits, but...

You might not guess it by the long waits, but this year's #BlackFrday lines were actually shorter than in years past:

    Fewer shoppers swarm stores this Black Friday morning
    Black Friday is here, but the morning crowds started off thinner than in seasons past. With many stores opening on Thanksgiving Day and more Americans shopping online, there may not be as much of a reason to get up early on a holiday weekend.
    http://www.chron.com

6 hours ago

A manhunt ended late last night in Waller Cou...

A manhunt ended late last night in Waller County for a suspect officials say shot and killed a Texas Department of Public Safety officer. Below is the arrival of fallen DPS Trooper Damon Allen, escorted by Dallas Police Department, DCSO and Texas State Troopers. http://bit.ly/2B9kUUh (METRO Video)

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    A manhunt ended late last night in Waller County for a suspect officials say shot and killed a Texas Department of Public Safety officer. Below is the arrival of fallen DPS Trooper Damon Allen,...
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6 hours ago

She was “upset with Greg Abbott, Texas Attorn...

She was “upset with Greg Abbott, Texas Attorney General, because she had not received support from her ex-husband."

    Cat hair tied to woman accused of sending bombs to Abbott, Obama
    Updated 5:57 pm, Thursday, November 23, 2017 HOUSTON - Cat hair stuck in a package helped lead officials to a Houston-area woman accused of mailing bombs to former President Barack Obama and Gov. Greg Abbott, who opened his parcel but escaped injury, according to court documents.
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7 hours ago

You're welcome, Houston:

You're welcome, Houston:

    17 ways to debloat after overeating during the holidays
    The holidays are a glorious time of family, joy, food, generosity, food and did we mention food? With all of the irresistible food that we come across during the holidays, we can easily overeat and fall into a food coma quickly. Though food comas help us all feel a lot better, a lingering bloated feeling can often stick around.
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7 hours ago

Just a month before allegedly killing DPS Tro...

Just a month before allegedly killing DPS Trooper Damon Allen during a Thanksgiving Day traffic stop, Dabrett Black was indicted for another violent incident involving an officer.

    Texas trooper slain on Thanksgiving was father of three, 15-year veteran of force
    Updated 10:36 am, Friday, November 24, 2017 The Texas Department of Public Safety officer shot and killed in the line of duty Thursday was a married father of three and 15-year veteran of the force, the department confirmed.
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7 hours ago

What do you think of Kaepernick 's appearance...

What do you think of Kaepernick 's appearance at an "Unthanksgiving Day" celebration?

    Colin Kaepernick makes surprise appearance at 'Unthanksgiving Day' on Alcatraz
    Updated 6:34 pm, Thursday, November 23, 2017 Colin Kaepernick made a surprise appearance at the Alcatraz Indigenous People's Sunrise Gathering on Thursday. A tradition since 1975, the annual dawn festivities, also known as Unthanksgiving Day, commemorate the 1969-71 occupation of Alcatraz by American Indians, during which 89 American Indian activists and leaders occupied the island and former penitentiary with the demands that it be turned into an Indian cultural center and school.
    http://www.chron.com

8 hours ago

Need some relief from last night's post-dinne...

Need some relief from last night's post-dinner party? Find if here with a second feast:

    Houston restaurants that help cure a hangover
    You did it. You're officially hungover. Now it's time for damage control. Tylenol and Gatorade can only get you so far. Sometimes you need something hearty and filling to make you feel like yourself again.
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8 hours ago

Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle created ...

How do you score post-Thanksgiving discounts? #BlackFriday or #CyberMonday?

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8 hours ago

(Sponsored) Nearly a century ago, this was th...

(Sponsored) Nearly a century ago, this was the city's gift to its' people with a little help from the Houston Lighting and Power Company. #ForgottenDayHOU takes a look back at the Tree of Light ceremony with Greenwood King Properties.

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    (Sponsored) Nearly a century ago, this was the city's gift to its' people with a little help from the Houston Lighting and Power Company. #ForgottenDayHOU takes a look back at the Tree of Light...
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8 hours ago

Jugglers, a DJ, international shoppers and la...

Jugglers, a DJ, international shoppers and large crowds of locals converged on Houston-area stores offering #BlackFriday deals:

    Houston-area Black Friday deals lure international shoppers, large crowds
    Throngs of eager shoppers waited in lines snaked around Houston-area stores Thanksgiving Day and into early Friday morning to take advantage of some Black Friday Deals. A DJ and juggler rounded out the shopping party at Cypress' Houston Premium Outlets.
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9 hours ago

Shoppers at Houston premium Outlets in Cypres...

Shoppers at Houston premium Outlets in Cypress, Texas talk about the Black Friday deals they're hunting early Friday, Nov. 24, 2017.

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Shoppers at Houston premium Outlets in Cypress, Texas talk about the Black Friday deals they're hunting early Friday, Nov. 24, 2017.
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9 hours ago

The real-life inspiration for a character in ...

The real-life inspiration for a character in "The Wolf of Wall Street," is having a hard time getting rid of his home.

    No one wants to buy this $18.75 million townhouse owned by a real-life 'Wolf of Wall Street'-er
    Douglas Elliman Alan Wilzig is the inspiration for a character in "The Wolf of Wall Street." He's been trying to sell his Tribeca townhouse for years. The home recently had its price chopped by another $1 million.
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10 hours ago

Amazon has no shortage of Houston Astros bran...

Amazon has no shortage of Houston Astros branded gear for those die hard baseball fans.

    Holiday gifts for the Houstonian in your life
    The season of overspending is here and Amazon is fully stocked with gifts for that special Houston resident in your life. The world's third largest retailer, according to Forbes, has all sort of Houston Astros branded goods and apparel for baseball fans, not to mention plenty of other Houston-focused gifts.
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10 hours ago

Greasy food and "hair of the dog", yoga and c...

Greasy food and "hair of the dog", yoga and coffee, gatorade and Ibuprofen or an IV drip? Esquire investigates which hangover cure is the most effective.

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Greasy food and "hair of the dog", yoga and coffee, gatorade and Ibuprofen or an IV drip? Esquire investigates which hangover cure is the most effective.
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10 hours ago

Some tips on saving money and time on #BlackF...

Some tips on saving money and time on #BlackFriday:

    11 insider facts most Black Friday workers know - and you probably don't
    AP No one has more insider knowledge about Black Friday than the sales associates working that day. To unearth 11 lesser-known facts about Black Friday, Business Insider surveyed more than 40 Black Friday workers.
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11 hours ago

Police said an 18-wheeler ran a red light in ...

Police said an 18-wheeler ran a red light in Humble, killing at least one person and hospitalizing two others.

    One killed, two hospitalized after 18-wheeler runs red light, police say
    A man was killed early Friday after police say an 18-wheeler truck ran a red light and hit his vehicle in Humble. Two other people - including one taken by Life Flight in serious condition -- were hospitalized, Harris County Sheriff's Office deputies said.
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11 hours ago

It's inevitable, y'all:

It's inevitable, y'all:

    Things that inevitably happen to you when you move to the suburbs
    There are a lot of benefits to living in the suburbs - more room to grow a family, awesome amenities and often a lower cost of living. But beware, once suburban life gets a hold of you, you might feel yourself starting to change a bit.
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12 hours ago

"If these serious allegations had been disclo...

"If these serious allegations had been disclosed, she would not have been hired."

    Texas fires special education director over past allegations
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas has fired its newly hired special education director after learning that she had been accused in a lawsuit of trying to hush up the sexual abuse of a student at a small Oregon school district where she'd worked previously. Laurie Kash had started with the Texas Education Agency on Aug.
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12 hours ago

The child's mother detailed the moment gunfir...

The child's mother detailed the moment gunfire ripped through the family's home on Thanksgiving morning.

    S.A. mom speaks out after 10-year-old fatally shot in her bedroom
    Updated 8:39 pm, Thursday, November 23, 2017 Jackie Vega and her four children were asleep when she awoke to gunfire ripping through her North Side home on Thanksgiving morning. Running into her living room, she found her two boys. "I threw them on the floor and covered their heads," said Vega, 33.
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13 hours ago

What do you think about capital punishment?

What do you think about capital punishment?

    Supreme Court case could be death knell for capital punishment
    An Arizona death row inmate's Supreme Court case could force an end to capital punishment in Texas and across the country. The appeal, filed by the powerhouse attorney behind the Hawaii federal case fighting Trump's travel ban, challenges the overly broad qualifying factors that can make a murder conviction death-eligible in Arizona.
    http://www.chron.com

14 hours ago

Check it out!

Check it out!

    Slay bells are ringing for Beyoncé's new holiday merch collection
    Sis the season, y'all.
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14 hours ago

Holiday-oncé season is upon us:

Holiday-oncé season is upon us:

    Slay bells are ringing for Beyoncé's new holiday merch collection
    Sis the season, y'all.
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15 hours ago

"This is the first that I am hearing about th...

"This is the first that I am hearing about these accusations, nearly two decades later."

    Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter has been accused of rape, but he says the encounter was consensual
    Scott Gries / Getty Images Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter has been accused of rape by Melissa Schuman, a former pop singer. Schuman wrote a detailed blog post alleging that Carter sexually assaulted her in 2002. In a statement, Carter said he is "shocked and saddened" by the allegations, and that he believed the interaction was "consensual."
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16 hours ago

Thurman is the latest among Hollywood elite t...

Thurman is the latest among Hollywood elite to call out sex assault.

    Uma Thurman Posts #MeToo Message, Calls Out Harvey Weinstein: 'You Don't Deserve a Bullet'
    Uma Thurman took to Instagram on Thanksgiving to post a cryptic #MeToo message and called out Harvey Weinstein in the process. "I am grateful today, to be alive, for all those I love, and for all those who have the courage to stand up for others," the actress said in her message.
    http://www.chron.com

17 hours ago

People are so much funnier when their bellies...

People are so much funnier when their bellies are full.

    People are sharing Thanksgiving memes and they're hilarious
    The cooking is done, the bellies are full and out come the phones. While many shared sweet messages of gratitude and thanks on Thanksgiving, some showed off their funny (and possibly drunk) sides on Twitter.
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18 hours ago

Catch these movies one last time before they ...

Catch these movies one last time before they leave streaming services at the end of the month.

    Leaving streaming services November 30 2017
    Through a series of misunderstandings, Alvin, Simon and Theodore come to believe that Dave is going to propose to his new girlfriend in Miami...and dump them. They have three days to get to him and stop the proposal, saving themselves not only from losing Dave but possibly from gaining a terrible stepbrother.
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18 hours ago

A lot of people (Cowboys haters) are feeling ...

A lot of people (Cowboys haters) are feeling pretty grateful for Philip Rivers and the Chargers tonight 😂😂😂

    Memes mock Cowboys, Lions' Thanksgiving Day losses
    Everyone loves watching football on Thanksgiving, but getting to watch both the Lions and the Cowboys lose is like that one time you were able to clean off a third plate despite having already devoured fifty rolls. Check out all the memes from the Thanksgiving Day games as you contemplate getting another slice of pie before you pass out into a food coma.
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19 hours ago

Yikes.

Yikes.

    Coffee shop criticized for sign saying it's 'happily gentrifying' Denver area
    A coffee shop in Denver, Colo., drew ire from activists and community members after posting a sidewalk sign that read, "Happily gentrifying the neighborhood since 2014." The reverse side of the sign had a message that read "Nothing says gentrification like being able to order a cortado," local news station KUSA reported.
    http://www.chron.com

20 hours ago

With three structures on this property, it's ...

With three structures on this property, it's among River Oaks' priciest on-the-market residences right now:

    River Oaks mansion hits the market at nearly $15 million
    One of the finest homes in River Oaks just hit the market with a Texas-sized price tag. Situated on more than an acre of land at 3229 Groveland is a stunning five-bedroom, 7,098-square foot manor listed at $14.8 million. The property was listed just a week ago.
    http://www.chron.com

21 hours ago

From Abilene to Galveston, here's a look at h...

From Abilene to Galveston, here's a look at how Texas celebrates Christmas:

    Cities spread the holiday joy all around Texas
    As temperatures fall and leaves turn gold, Texans look forward to holiday happenings. A German Christmas Pyramid glowing in Fredericksburg; a rainforest of ice shimmering in Galveston, and Kwanzaa stories, dances and drumming honoring African heritage in Austin. All the while, millions of lights twinkle in towns large and small around the state.
    http://www.chron.com

21 hours ago

Here are 20 Black Friday deals you can take a...

Here are 20 Black Friday deals you can take advantage of from the comfort of your home (several of them are already live🤫)!

    The best Black Friday deals for sports fans
    Whether you are looking for jerseys, shirts, new kicks, tablets to stream sporting events, or a new TV to stunt on your friends when you invite them over to watch your team destroy their team so they have to leave your place with double shame on their face, Black Friday has the deals for you.
    http://www.chron.com

22 hours ago

The Texas stretch of Interstate 10 from El Pa...

The Texas stretch of Interstate 10 from El Paso to Beaumont is a nearly 12-hour drive. Here's how to fill some of that time:

    Best stops for food off I-10 in Texas from El Paso to Beaumont
    Updated 5:04 pm, Wednesday, May 25, 2016 The Texas stretch of Interstate 10 from El Paso to Beaumont is 830 miles - just under 12 hours of driving, according to Google Maps. It is so long that El Paso is actually closer to Los Angeles than the other end of Texas, and Beaumont is closer to the Atlantic Ocean than it is to El Paso.
    http://www.chron.com

23 hours ago

Here's a look at what "the size of Texas" rea...

Here's a look at what "the size of Texas" really means:

    Just how big is Texas? Map compares to other countries, states
    Ever wondered what Texas would look like if you stuck it on top of another state or country? There's MAPfrappe for that. The online tool designed by Kelvin Thompson allows users to draw outlines on a Google map and drag the outline over anything on Earth.
    http://www.chron.com

24 hours ago

Take a peek at how this Texas city looked whe...

Take a peek at how this Texas city looked when you were born:

    Vintage photos show how San Antonio looked the decade you were born
    Published 11:28 am, Wednesday, July 27, 2016 A flip through San Antonio's photo album over the past century shows how events, construction and businesses flourished the once humble 35-square-mile town. Before San Antonio became the seventh largest city in the U.S., it ranked as No. 41 on the U.S.
    http://www.chron.com

25 hours ago

How many of these have you crossed off the li...

How many of these have you crossed off the list?

    Iconic Texas bars you need to visit
    Before you pore over our choices of iconic Texas bars, you should know that the criteria didn't involve places with media buzz or expertly mixed cocktails. While grand bars abound in Texas, the state really prides itself on grungy saloons and loud dance halls, the "old as dirt" establishments that have stood the test of time.
    http://www.chron.com

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