California NEWS INDEX

California NEWS INDEX

California Newswire Index of Articles and News Stories

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California NEWS INDEX
California Newswire Index of Articles and News Stories
NotaryCam

NotaryCam President Brian Webster named a 2023 Vanguard

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- NotaryCam, a Stewart-owned company and leading remote online notarization (RON) provider for real estate and legal transactions, today announced Brian Webster has been selected by the publication HousingWire for its annual Vanguard awards program. Webster was selected for his leadership and the company's strategic growth. He's placed an emphasis on expanding the company's RON products and services, resulting in a 36% year-over-year growth in real estate transactions and 121% in its insurance transactions.
Tom Watson and his Kansas City-based Watson Links

Tom Watson and his Watson Links program announce national expansion with First Tee – Greater Sacramento

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Eight time Major Champion, Tom Watson and his Watson Links™ program, which was inspired to pave the road for the next generation of lifetime golfers, is expanding beyond its Kansas City base for the first time. Partnering with First Tee - Greater Sacramento, the program will offer free tee times to junior golfers who are connected with mentors on courses in the Sacramento area.
Month-over-month Change in Lock Volume for Sept. by Transaction Type

High Mortgage Rates & Low Supply Drag Down Mortgage Volume in MCT Oct. 2023 Indices Report

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, reported today a significant dip of 13.29% in mortgage lock volume over the prior month.
MCT - Mortgage Capital Trading

MCT (Mortgage Capital Trading) Named Best Place To Work 2023 By SDBJ

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), the de facto leader in innovative mortgage capital markets technology, announced that it has been named one of the Best Places to Work 2023 by the San Diego Business Journal (SDBJ) in the medium-sized company category (50 - 249 U.S. employees).
KROST CPAs

INSIDE Public Accounting Ranks KROST CPAs & Consultants Among Top 100 Firms in the US in 2023

PASADENA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA) has named KROST CPAs & Consultants Top 100 Firm in 2023. The firm ranked 73rd on the prestigious Top 100 list. KROST along with other recipients of these distinguished awards are highlighted in IPA's monthly newsletter. KROST has been named Top 100 firm for the third year in a row.
Resident Edith Hansen, Dr. John Stumbo, Joanna Stumbo and resident Rhea Zakich at the Grace Gardens Dedication Ceremony

Grace Gardens Dedication at Town & Country in Santa Ana Celebrates 2 Years of Premier Memory Care

SANTA ANA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Town & Country Life Plan Community celebrated the two-year anniversary of Grace Gardens Memory Care with a Dedication Ceremony on September 16. Dr. John Stumbo, the president of The Christian and Missionary Alliance, presided over the dedication, which was attended by city officials, business partners, residents, and their families.
Manasvi Pinnaka, founder and CEO of Nysha.ai

High School Senior Manasvi Pinnaka Works to Improve Cystic Fibrosis Research through AI and Her Nonprofit

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Manasvi Pinnaka is a senior at BASIS Independent Silicon Valley in San Jose, CA. She's also the founder and CEO of Nysha.ai, a nationally-recognized nonprofit organization committed to raising awareness for cystic fibrosis. Pinnaka's goals are to create awareness about this disease in all races and ethnicities while empowering and educating students to explore the world of AI research to advance the finding of a cure for the disease.
Glynns Thomas Portraits

Glynns Thomas Portraits Annnounces its New Studio Location in Downtown Sacramento

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Glynns Thomas Portraits, a leading provider of professional headshot and brand photography services, is excited to announce the opening of its second studio location at 717 K Street in Sacramento, CA. This strategic expansion positions them in the vibrant heart of downtown Sacramento, directly across from the Downtown Commons (DOCO) and the world-renowned Golden 1 Center.
Golden State Pops Orchestra

Golden State Pops Orchestra announces the 2023 Holiday Pops Spectacular in L.A.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The holiday spirit will be brought to life once again with the "Holiday Pops Spectacular" taking place on Saturday, December 16, 2023, at 8 p.m., marking the final appearance at the Warner Grand Theatre in San Pedro, CA. Join Maestro Steven Allen Fox, Resident Choir Maestra Marya Basaraba, and the Golden State Pops Orchestra and Chorale in a heartwarming journey filled with joy and merriment!
Neo-Bionica Appoints Uli Gommel As CTO

Neo-Bionica Appoints Uli Gommel As CTO in U.S.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Neo-Bionica, a leading innovator in the field of medical device development and manufacturing, is thrilled to announce the appointment of Uli Gommel as its new Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Uli will lead Neo-Bionica's technology division spearheading its mission to revolutionize the way that companies bring novel neurotechnologies and smart MedTech devices to market.
The Biggest Leap: Building a Profitable Insurance Agency from the Ground Up

Inspirational entrepreneur Tim Gaspar, an insurance industry pioneer releases ‘The Biggest Leap’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Inspirational entrepreneur Tim Gaspar has re-launched his debut book "The Biggest Leap: Building a Profitable Insurance Agency from the Ground Up" (ASIN: B0C3JGZZQR).
Reagan Foundation and GE

Reagan Foundation and GE Announce 2024 Scholarship Application Open Date of Oct. 16, 2023

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute, in partnership with GE, are pleased to announce that the 2024 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program will open for applications on October 16, 2023. This program awards up to $400,000 in scholarships to deserving high school seniors across the country in 2024.
ASAKA WHISKY

Japanese Whiskys from Asaka Distillery win Silver and Double Gold Medals at NY World Wine and Spirits Competition

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The 2023 New York World Wine and Spirits Competition awarded its coveted Double Gold Medal to Asaka Distillery's Asaka Single Malt Japanese Whisky, Aril Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Cask Reserve, and a Silver Medal to Asaka Single Malt Japanese Whisky, Bourbon Cask Reserve, Suzuki-Marketing, Incorporated announced today.
MASL - Major Arena Soccer League

Major Arena Soccer League Receives Congressional Support to Allow US Visas for Foreign Players

ONTARIO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Major Arena Soccer League (MASL) received support from the U.S. House of Representatives Soccer Caucus this week to help highly talented players be granted visas to play in the United States. Professional soccer players from around the world are currently being denied entry into the United States despite the clear intention of Congress to make sure professional athletes are able to enter the country.
World Open Water Swimming Association (WOWSA)

World Open Water Swimming Association Announces Final Review on Nyad’s 2013 Cuba-Florida Swim: Ratification Denied

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The World Open Water Swimming Association's (WOWSA) Advisory Board reached a decision regarding Diana Nyad's submission for ratification for the Cuba to Florida swim in 2013. WOWSA supports a global community of open water swimmers committed to safety, sportsmanship, and adventure.
Soberlink Launches ‘Addiction Care is Healthcare’ Campaign

Soberlink Launches 2023 ‘Addiction Care is Healthcare’ Campaign in Honor of National Recovery Month

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In recognition of National Recovery Month this September, Soberlink, the 'Gold Standard' in alcohol monitoring, is proud to announce the launch of its 'Addiction Care is Healthcare' campaign. The initiative seeks to normalize addiction care and firmly establish its place within the larger umbrella of holistic healthcare.
Sacramento SPCA

Petco Love Invests $25K in Sacramento SPCA to Save and Improve Lives of Pets in Sacramento Region

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Sacramento SPCA announced today that they received a $25,000 grant investment from national nonprofit Petco Love in support of their lifesaving work for animals in the Sacramento region.
iTop Data Recovery

iTop Data Recovery 4: Optimized Scanning Unleashed for Enhanced File Recovery and 99% Success Rate

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- iTop has rolled out the latest version of iTop Data Recovery, setting a new standard in file recovery with its remarkable 99% success rate. This new version empowers users to effortlessly recover deleted, formatted, or lost files, showcasing cutting-edge scanning algorithms that expedite the process. iTop Data Recovery 4 also introduces a redesigned user interface for a smoother experience and faster speed.
We Are G.A.M.E.

From Calif. Classroom to Career: Two We Are G.A.M.E. Alumni Kickstart Their Professional Lives

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Graduating from college and embarking on a professional career is a rite of passage for young adults. This summer, two talented alumni from We Are G.A.M.E. have made that important leap: Bailey Wong and Hannah Walker. Their stories serve as an inspiration for aspiring student-athletes and highlight the power of education and mentorship.
Frankenstein: Alive in Concert

South Bay Music Association Presents ‘Frankenstein: Alive in Concert’ with a 2002 score by composer Michael Shapiro

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- South Bay Wind Ensemble (SBWE) is thrilled to begin our 2023/2024 season with "Frankenstein: Alive in Concert" on October 28, 2023 at 7 p.m. The classic 1931 film has sound and dialog, but no music. So now, South Bay Winds are providing the music with a 2002 score by composer Michael Shapiro.
Random Acts charity fundraiser

Random Acts nonprofit and CREATION announce fundraiser in response to recent Maui Wildfires

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In response to the Maui Wildfires that took place in Hawai'i on August 8, 2023, Creation Entertainment is partnering with Random Acts to help raise funding for rebuilding efforts in Maui. Random Acts is announcing a fundraising goal of $25,000 USD in disaster recovery to rebuild and support. Creation Entertainment, Jensen Ackles, Jared Padalecki, and Misha Collins will match all donations until the $25,000 goal is reached.
The Next Big Hit

Prescreening of ‘The Next Big Hit,’ a martial arts musical comedy, is the brainchild of Zak Lee Guarnaccia

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On September 13, 2023, Regal Theatre in North Hollywood will be the site of an event that promises to be nothing short of spectacular. The Premiere/Prescreening of "The Next Big Hit," a martial arts musical comedy, is the brainchild created by Zak Lee Guarnaccia, a world-class martial arts veteran with over 40 years of experience in the entertainment industry from Italy to the USA, and founder LightRow Productions.
CA State Senator Caroline Menjivar SB729 Press Conference

CA SB729 to Increase Access to Fertility Care for Millions of Californians Postponed to 2024 by Assembly Appropriations Committee

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- State Senator Caroline Menjivar's (D-San Fernando Valley) Senate Bill 729, sponsored by California State Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara, was converted to a two-year bill by the California State Assembly Appropriations Committee on Friday. The bill can be considered again as early as January 2024.
MCT - Mortgage Capital Trading

Mortgage Lock Volume Dips Slightly in Response to Rising Rates in Sept. 2023 MCT Indices Report

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, reported today a slight 4.76% decline in mortgage lock volume over the prior month. The slight dip in mortgage lock volume is likely attributed to an increase in mortgage rates through the last month.
Sacramento SPCA Performs 300,000th Spay and Neuter

The Sacramento SPCA Performs 300,000th Spay and Neuter Surgery, at Community Cat Clinic

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Sacramento SPCA announced today that they hit a spay and neuter surgery milestone - altering the 300,000th animal in Sacramento since 2007. That's an average of nearly 19,000 animals a year - making the Sacramento SPCA one of the top clinics in the nation.
Dr. Henny Kupferstein for California Assembly District 77

Opposition to AB-1147 Grows: Advocates and Assembly Candidate Raise Concerns Over Consumer Voice

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Assembly Bill 1147 (AB-1147) is under scrutiny as concerns mount over its potential impact on the voice of consumers and the democratization of decision-making. Leading this charge is Dr. Henny Kupferstein, a vocal advocate and DDS consumer who has rallied opposition against the bill, and who is a candidate for Assembly #77 coastal San Diego 2024. AB-1147 is scheduled for a hearing, and its implications have ignited a wave of concern among consumers and advocates alike.
Matthew Weber Promoted to Principal at KROST CPAs

Celebrating Growth & Expertise: Matthew Weber Promoted to Principal at KROST CPAs

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- KROST, a leading CPA and consulting firm, is thrilled to announce the promotion of Matthew Weber to the esteemed position of Principal. Matthew's dedication, experience, and exceptional contributions have led to this well-deserved advancement within the organization.
FineShare Singify

FineShare Singify: Designed to Ignite Your Music Creativity with Next Level of AI Song Tools

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- FineShare is an intelligent software company that offers innovative solutions to enhance multimedia experiences for individuals and businesses. In July, FineShare launched Online Voice Changer which is based on AI Voice Cloning technology. This month, FineShare is proud to introduce FineShare Singify, an innovative and free AI song cover generator that aims to redefine music creation and provide an unprecedented carnival for music lovers.
25th Annual Reel Black Men Short Film Showcase in L.A.

Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center 25th Annual Reel Black Men Short Film Showcase in L.A.

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) will host its 25th Annual Reel Black Men Short Film Showcase and Virtual Film Festival. All in-person events will be held September 22-23, 2023, at the Regal L.A. Live in Downtown Los Angeles, California and the Virtual Festival will be streamed via BHERC.TV, from October 1-8.
World Open Water Swimming Association (WOWSA)

WOWSA Statement on ‘Nyad’ Docudrama Coming to Netflix: The Swim, The Scandal, The Silence

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Having received Diana Nyad's submissions for official swim ratification twice, the World Open Water Swimming Association (WOWSA) would like to provide perspective on Netflix's upcoming film "Nyad" featuring Annette Bening and Jodie Foster. It is important for viewers to understand that this film is based on Diana Nyad's book, which has not been rigorously fact-checked [1]. There is a potential risk that audiences might perceive this docudrama as a fully factual account of Nyad's swim from Cuba to Florida.
White Pony Express

White Pony Express Nominated for Charity Navigator Community Choice Award for its Mission to Eliminate Hunger and Poverty

PLEASANT HILL, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On National Nonprofit Day, White Pony Express (WPE) announces that Charity Navigator has selected them as a nominee for the 2023 Community Choice Awards. The nomination is the result of WPE's outstanding achievements and reflects their commitment to transparency, accountability, and effectiveness in their community service endeavors.
Capezio Dance Shop

Capezio Dance Shop has been doing business in Canoga Park for 50 years and shows no signs of slowing down

CANOGA PARK, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Capezio Dance Shop has been doing business in the San Fernando Valley for 50 years and shows no signs of slowing down. Founded by Sandy Friedman - now 85-years young - she continues to operate the business with the help of her son and daughter.
Sacramento River Trail | Photo by Melody Revnak

California Sacramento River Trail and Rail Trail Inducted into Rails-to-Trails Conservancy Hall of Fame

REDDING, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC), the nation's largest trails advocacy organization, today announced that California's Sacramento River Rail Trail and Sacramento River Trail will be inducted to its iconic Hall of Fame.
Steve Pawlowski Managing Director, Head of Technology Solutions at MCT

MCT, the leader in innovative mortgage capital markets tech, appoints Steve Pawlowski as Head of Technology Solutions

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), the de facto leader in innovative mortgage capital markets technology, today announced the appointment of Steve Pawlowski as Managing Director, Head of Technology Solutions. Mr. Pawlowski will be responsible for expanding upon MCT's proven record of driving efficiency and liquidity in the secondary market. He will report directly to MCT's COO, Phil Rasori.
Wonder of Dinosaurs

Wonder of Dinosaurs, home to largest dinosaur exhibit on west coast, announces newest, most luminescent exhibit: Dinos-A-Glow

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Already a favorite destination for dinosaur enthusiasts, Wonder of Dinosaurs' new Dinos-A-Glow exhibit promises to immerse visitors in an intriguing world of prehistoric life like never before. Vivid, glow-in-the-dark dinosaur models will cast an enchanting spell, transporting visitors back to pre-historic times and illuminating the fascinating world of these ancient creatures.
I SPIT ON YOUR GRAVE scriptbook

Printed In Blood, an Art Book publisher, Celebrates MoMA Inclusion of ‘I Spit On Your Grave’ with new Scriptbook

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Printed in Blood, a publisher of art books, is proud to present a collector's edition "I Spit On Your Grave Scriptbook." The book features 144 pages of art, essays, and ephemera honoring 45 years of the iconic film. The book celebrates the inclusion of Meir Zarchi's 1978 cult classic "I Spit On Your Grave aka Day of the Woman" film negative, script and artifacts in the Museum of Modern Art's permanent film archive in New York City.
Home Solar Simplified

Revolutionizing the Solar Landscape in California: Home Solar Simplified Takes a Stand Against Misleading Ads & Industry Instability

SAN FERNANDO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Home Solar Simplified, a trailblazing force in the solar sector, emerges as a beacon of innovation under the guidance of Solar Consultant Freddie Avila, H.I.S. License 145325 SP. Nestled in the vibrant heart of San Fernando Valley, Home Solar Simplified is rewriting the narrative of solar energy, emphasizing education, transparency, and unwavering dedication.
senior dogs at Sacramento SPCA fetch grant

Old dogs have something to wag about this summer: senior dogs at Sacramento SPCA fetch grant

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Old dogs have something to wag about this summer, as The Grey Muzzle Organization announces the recipients of its annual grants, and dogs at the Sacramento SPCA are among the winners. The Sacramento SPCA is one of 90 animal welfare groups chosen from 370 applicants to receive a grant to help local senior dogs.
San Francisco Chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier

Les Dames d’Escoffier San Francisco Chapter Welcomes 2023-2024 Cohort

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The San Francisco Chapter of Les Dames d'Escoffier International (LDEI-SF) will induct 18 members from the 2023-2024 nomination period, bringing total membership for the chapter to nearly 150. The inductees come from a broad range of professions including chefs, winemakers, wine writers, educators, publicists, and photographers, adding depth and breadth to the organization's demographics and strengthening its foundation.
Books to Bookmark List for Aug. 2023

Books to Bookmark List for Aug. 2023: Six Great Children’s Books You’ve Likely Never Heard Of

TEMECULA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Publishers Newswire (PNW), a news publisher covering books, music and software launched in 2004, has announced its semiannual "books to bookmark" list of six new and interesting children's books from small publishers and self-published authors in North America published over the past year. These children's books are often overlooked due to not coming from major traditional book publishing houses.
AI Brainstorm Creator

AI Brainstorm Creator optimizes the Interface of Human and Artificial Intelligence Solutions

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- AI Brainstorm Creator has announced its new protocol which builds projects for business, NGOs, and non-profits combining maximized human intelligence with optimized Artificial Intelligence (AI). Their approach does not rely on one or two AI platforms, but is rather a protocol for continuously investigating all the programs and utilizing the best ones for each task, as part of a larger vision.
MCT Indices Report for Aug. 2023

July’s Mortgage Lock Volume Flat Amongst Rising Rates in MCT’s Latest Indices Report for Aug. 2023

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, reported today a relatively flat .44% increase in mortgage lock volume over the prior month. Visit MCT's site to download the full report.
US Kidney Research Corp: Dialyzer showing internal membrane

US Kidney Research Corp Unveils a Breakthrough Ultrafilter Membrane Solution for Dialysis

ROSEVILLE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- US Kidney Research Corporation (USKRC) is delighted to announce new groundbreaking research as part of a contract with the University of Arkansas (U of A) resulting in the development of an ultrafiltration membrane with diverse filtering applications for medical and non-medical devices.
Grandparents For Truth, a project of People For the American Way

Grandparents For Truth Join Temecula Community Leaders, One Temecula Valley PAC, to Demand Recall of TVUSD School Board Members

TEMECULA, Calif. /CALIFORNIA NEWSWIRE/ -- On Sat., August 5, at 11 a.m. PDT, local residents with People For the American Way's Grandparents For Truth will join the One Temecula Valley PAC for a press conference and rally to secure petition signatures for the recall campaign of 3 "politically extreme" school board members with the Temecula Valley Unified School District (TVUSD): Trustee and Board President Joseph Komrosky, Trustee Danny Gonzalez, and Trustee Jennifer Wiersma.
Seaside Consultants

Seaside Consultants Offers Timeshare Exit Services to Homeowners in California

ENCINITAS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- When they first sign up, a timeshare can feel like a dream to the person putting pen to paper. But as the reality of the cost sets in, it can start to look more like a nightmare. Fortunately, there's help. Seaside Consultants Group supports people in exploring their timeshare contract termination options.
CDF Labor Law

CDF Labor Law Named to Bloomberg Law 3rd Annual Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Framework

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- CDF Labor Law LLP is pleased to announce that it has been named to Bloomberg Law's third annual Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Framework for the third consecutive year. CDF is one of 55 U.S.-based law firms that was recognized for its level of disclosure of diversity-related metrics and distinguished performance against six core pillars and more than 85 metrics.
Free PDF Text Editing

PDFgear Announces Completely Free PDF Text Editing Feature Solution

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- PDFgear, a leading provider of PDF solutions, announced a piece of exciting news for everyone who works extensively with PDF documents. The company has introduced a free and comprehensive text editing feature in its PDF editor software, which enables users to instantly modify, format, and manipulate text within PDF documents.
AVENU Insights

City of Oxnard Calif. Awards Avenu Insights & Analytics With a Sales & Use Tax Auditing Contract

OXNARD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Avenu Insights & Analytics (Avenu), the leading provider of software administration and revenue recovery solutions for state and local governments, has achieved a significant milestone with the award of a Sales & Use Tax Auditing (SUTA) contract by the City of Oxnard, California.
Governor of the state of California Seal

Calif. Governor Newsom Issues Legislative Update 7.21.23 for Signed and Vetoed Bills

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /CALIFORNIA NEWSWIRE/ -- On Friday, Calif. Governor Gavin Newsom announced that he has signed the following bills: First, AB 72 by Assemblymember Tasha Boerner (D-Encinitas) – Coastal resources: research: landslides and erosion: early warning system.
Pantheory Research Organizatio

The Pantheory Research Organization has announced their new, published scientific research and related journal-published papers

CERRITOS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Pantheory Research Organization has announced the release of their new, published scientific research and related journal-published papers. The first paper is called "The Surprising and unexpected discoveries the James Webb Space Telescope will likely make, based upon our research."

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