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Year 2003 Press Releases

Press Release Number: CDFA03-086
Press Release Date: 12/18/2003
Press Release Subject: SECRETARY KAWAMURA APPLAUDS USDA VALUE-ADDED GRANT PROGRAM
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-085
Press Release Date: December 17, 2003
Press Release Subject: GOVERNOR SCHWARZENEGGER APPOINTS NEW EXECUTIVE STAFF MEMBERS TO CDFA
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-084
Press Release Date: December 16, 2003
Press Release Subject: CDFA RELEASES DECEMBER CROP FORECAST
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-083
Press Release Date: 12/12/2003
Press Release Subject: SECRETARY KAWAMURA CALLS FOR PASSAGE OF SPECIALTY CROP COMPETITIVENESS ACT
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-082
Press Release Date: December 11, 2003
Press Release Subject: SECRETARY KAWAMURA ANNOUNCES VACANCIES ON CERTIFIED FARMERS’ MARKET ADVISORY COMMITTEE
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-081
Press Release Date: November 19, 2003
Press Release Subject: SECRETARY KAWAMURA ANNOUNCES VACANCIES ON WINE GRAPE INSPECTION ADVISORY COMMITTEE
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-080
Press Release Date: November 17, 2003
Press Release Subject: NOVEMBER MEETING SCHEDULED FOR STATE BOARD OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-079
Press Release Date: November 17, 2003
Press Release Subject: CDFA ANNOUNCES VACANCIES FOR SHIPPING POINT ADVISORY COMMITTEE
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-078
Press Release Date: November 14, 2003
Press Release Subject: CDFA RELEASES NOVEMBER CROP FORECAST
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-077
Press Release Date: November 5, 2003
Press Release Subject: LYONS CONGRATULATES A.G. KAWAMURA ON SELECTION AS CDFA SECRETARY
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-076
Press Release Date: October 30, 2003
Press Release Subject: SECRETARY LYONS OPTIMISTIC ABOUT GLASSY-WINGED SHARPSHOOTER AND PIERCE’S DISEASE
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-075
Press Release Date: October 27, 2003
Press Release Subject: CDFA PROVIDES URGENT ASSISTANCE IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-074
Press Release Date: October 24, 2003
Press Release Subject: FIRST SUSPECTED CASE OF WEST NILE VIRUS DETECTED IN A HORSE
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-073
Press Release Date: October 24, 2003
Press Release Subject: AGRICULTURAL QUARANTINE IMPOSED IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA FOR ORIENTAL FRUIT FLY
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-072
Press Release Date: October 23, 2003
Press Release Subject: PIERCE’S DISEASE PROGRAM SETS MEETINGS OCTOBER 28-29 IN NAPA
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-071
Press Release Date: October 20, 2003
Press Release Subject: DNA EVIDENCE BRINGS DOWN CATTLE RUSTLER
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-070
Press Release Date: October 22, 2003
Press Release Subject: STATE BOARD OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE MEETING SET FOR OCTOBER
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-069
Press Release Date: October 20, 2003
Press Release Subject: OCTOBER CROP PRODUCTION FORECAST
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-068
Press Release Date: October 20, 2003
Press Release Subject: CDFA UNVEILS NEW MAD COW DISEASE PREVENTION PLAN
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-067
Press Release Date: October 14, 2003
Press Release Subject: WEST NILE VIRUS PRECAUTIONS FOR HORSES
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-066
Press Release Date: October 2, 2003
Press Release Subject: NEW FEDERAL FUNDING WILL PROVIDE RELIEF TO NURSERIES HELPING TO FIGHT THE GLASSY-WINGED SHARPSHOOTER
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-065
Press Release Date: October 1, 2003
Press Release Subject: CDFA, CAL POLY JOIN FORCES TO CREATE SPECIALTY CROP INSTITUTE
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-064
Press Release Date: September 24, 2003
Press Release Subject: STATE VETERINARIAN DR. RICHARD BREITMEYER HONORED WITH POULTRY INDUSTRY AWARD
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-063
Press Release Date: September 24, 2003
Press Release Subject: CDFA SEEKS BEEF COUNCIL NOMINATIONS
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-062
Press Release Date: September 23, 2003
Press Release Subject: VALLEY CENTER MEXICAN FRUIT FLY QUARANTINE LIFTED
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-061
Press Release Date: September 16, 2003
Press Release Subject: ERADICATION EFFORTS IN VISTA TO HALT ORIENTAL FRUIT FLY SPREAD
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-060
Press Release Date: September 16, 2003
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA FREE OF EXOTIC NEWCASTLE DISEASE
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-059
Press Release Date: September 15, 2003
Press Release Subject: STATE BOARD OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE MEETING SET FOR SEPTEMBER
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-058
Press Release Date: September 12, 2003
Press Release Subject: CROP PRODUCTION FORECAST FOR SEPTEMBER
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-057
Press Release Date: September 10, 2003
Press Release Subject: HEARING CALLED ON THE DAIRY COUNCIL OF CALIFORNIA
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-056
Press Release Date: August 28, 2003
Press Release Subject: SECRETARY LYONS URGES PARTICIPATION IN NEW FEDERAL TRADE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-055
Press Release Date: August 18, 2003
Press Release Subject: CDFA ANNOUNCES CROP PRODUCTION FORECAST FOR AUGUST 2003
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-054
Press Release Date: August 15, 2003
Press Release Subject: AUGUST MEETING SET FOR STATE BOARD OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-053
Press Release Date: August 11, 2003
Press Release Subject: LYONS URGES PARTICIPATION, SUPPORT AT SPECIALTY CROP FORUM
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-052
Press Release Date: August 8, 2003
Press Release Subject: EXOTIC NEWCASTLE DISEASE PROGRAM BECOMES MODEL FOR COOPERATION BETWEEN U.S. AND MEXICO
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-051
Press Release Date: August 6,2003
Press Release Subject: SEPTEMBER AGRICULTURAL SURVEY PLANNED BY AG STATISTICS SERVICE
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-050
Press Release Date: August 5,2003
Press Release Subject: PUSH FOR NEW SPECIALTY CROP FUNDING EMERGES AT MEETING OF AG DEPARTMENTS
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-049
Press Release Date: August 4, 2003
Press Release Subject: MAJOR REDUCTION OF EXOTIC NEWCASTLE DISEASE QUARANTINE ZONE IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-048
Press Release Date: July 29, 2003
Press Release Subject: CDFA ANNOUNCES VACANCIES FOR STANDARDIZATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE AND NAVEL AND VALENCIA ORANGE ADVISORY COMMITTEE
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-047
Press Release Date: July 28, 2003
Press Release Subject: YELLOW STARTHISTLE RUST BRINGS PROMISE FOR CONTROL OF INVASIVE WEED
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-046
Press Release Date: July 21, 2003
Press Release Subject: CDFA ANNOUNCES WORKSHOP TO HEAR INDUSTRY COMMENTS ON PROPOSED DEFINITIONS FOR WHOLE COTTONSEED
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-045
Press Release Date: July 17, 2003
Press Release Subject: NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR ORGANIC ADVISORY COMMITTEE
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-044
Press Release Date: July 17, 2003
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE RELEASES CROP PRODUCTION FORECAST FOR JULY
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-043
Press Release Date: July 16,2003
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA STATE BOARD OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE MEETING SET FOR JULY
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-042
Press Release Date: July 14, 2003
Press Release Subject: NEW PARASITIC WASP IN FIGHT AGAINST PINK HIBISCUS MEALYBUG
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-040
Press Release Date: June 16, 2003
Press Release Subject: CROP PRODUCTION FORECAST FOR JUNE
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-039
Press Release Date: June 11,2003
Press Release Subject: VALLEY CENTER QUARANTINE UPDATE:
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-038
Press Release Date: June 5, 2003
Press Release Subject: SECRETARY LYONS RECOGNIZES BAJA CALIFORNIA FOR COMMITMENT IN FIGHT AGAINST EXOTIC NEWCASTLE DISEASE
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-037
Press Release Date: 6/3/2003
Press Release Subject: CDFA SECRETARY LYONS URGES PARTICIPATION AT LISTENING SESSION FOR COUNTRY OF ORIGIN LABELING PROGRAM
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-036
Press Release Date: May 23, 2003
Press Release Subject: STATE BOARD OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE MEETING SET FOR MAY
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-035
Press Release Date: May 23, 2003
Press Release Subject: CDFA RELEASES CROP PRODUCTION FORECAST FOR MAY 2003
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-034
Press Release Date: May 23, 2003
Press Release Subject: CDFA SECRETARY WILLIAM (BILL) J. LYONS, JR. UNVEILS REPORT ON ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL VALUE OF CALIFORNIA’S FAIRS
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-033
Press Release Date: May 14, 2003
Press Release Subject: CDFA ANNOUNCES VACANCY FOR MEMBER OF PUBLIC ON FERTILIZER INSPECTION ADVISORY BOARD
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-032
Press Release Date: May 9, 2003
Press Release Subject: SECRETARY LYONS OFFERS CONDOLENCES ON PASSING OF NEVADA AGRICULTURE DIRECTOR
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-031
Press Release Date: May 6, 2003
Press Release Subject: CDFA SECRETARY LYONS URGES PARTICIPATION IN FEDERAL CONSERVATION PROGRAMS
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-029
Press Release Date: April 23, 2003
Press Release Subject: SPRING HILL JERSEY CHEESE ISSUES VOLUNTARY RECALL
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-028
Press Release Date: April 22, 2003
Press Release Subject: ORAL ARGUMENTS ON CALIFORNIA MILK POOLING SYSTEM HELD AT U.S. SUPREME COURT
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-027
Press Release Date: April 16, 2003
Press Release Subject: ARGUMENTS ON CDFA MILK POOLING SYSTEM TO BE HEARD BY U.S. SUPREME COURT JUSTICES ON APRIL 22
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-026
Press Release Date: April 14, 2003
Press Release Subject: CDFA RELEASE CROP PRODUCTION FORECAST FOR APRIL
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-025
Press Release Date: April 14, 2003
Press Release Subject: APRIL MEETING SET FOR CALIFORNIA STATE BOARD OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-024
Press Release Date: April 7, 2003
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE RELEASES FIELD CROP PLANTING ESTIMATES FOR 2003
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-023
Press Release Date: April 3, 2003
Press Release Subject: GORDON REUHL REMEMBERED AS AGRICULTURE AND MARKETING PIONEER
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-022
Press Release Date: March 25, 2003
Press Release Subject: FARM GATE MILK PRICES TO CHANGE APRIL 1
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-021
Press Release Date: March 20, 2003
Press Release Subject: SECRETARY LYONS URGES CONTINUED VIGILANCE IN BIOSECURITY EFFORTS
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-020
Press Release Date: March 20, 2003
Press Release Subject: CDFA PUBLISHES REPORT ON MEDFLY EXCLUSION EFFORTS:“PREVENTING BIOLOGICAL POLLUTION”
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-019
Press Release Date: 3/19/2003
Press Release Subject: POULTRY EXHIBIT BAN NOW STATEWIDE
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-018
Press Release Date: March 17, 2003
Press Release Subject: SECRETARY LYONS TO JOIN IN CELEBRATION OF NATIONAL AGRICULTURE DAY
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-017
Press Release Date: March 14, 2003
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA STATE BOARD MEETING SET FOR MARCH
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-016
Press Release Date: February 25, 2003
Press Release Subject: FARMERS AND RANCHERS REMINDED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE NATION'S 26TH CENSUS OF AGRICULTURE
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-015
Press Release Date: 2/25/2003
Press Release Subject: CENTRAL VALLEY SURVEILLANCE PROGRAM FOR EXOTIC NEWCASTLE DISEASE TO BEGIN MARCH 3
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-014
Press Release Date: February 20, 2003
Press Release Subject: STATE BOARD OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE SET MEETING FOR FEBRUARY
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-012
Press Release Date: February 18, 2003
Press Release Subject: Exotic Newcastle Disease Task Force Media Advisory
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-011
Press Release Date: February 18, 2003
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA AGRICULTURE URGED TO ATTEND FARM BILL BRIEFING IN FRESNO
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-010
Press Release Date: February 18, 2003
Press Release Subject: NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR ORGANIC ADVISORY COMMITTEE
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-009
Press Release Date: February 13, 2003
Press Release Subject: EXOTIC NEWCASTLE DISEASE TASK FORCE EXPANDS OPPORTUNITIES FOR HOME QUARANTINE AND ISOLATON FOR CAGED BIRDS
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-008
Press Release Date: February 11, 2003
Press Release Subject: LYONS VISIT TO WASHINGTON YIELDS NEW CLOUT FOR SPECIALTY CROPS
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-007
Press Release Date: February 10, 2003
Press Release Subject: RICHARD LYNG REMEMBERED FOR COMMITMENT TO AGRICULTURE
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-006
Press Release Date: January 21, 2003
Press Release Subject: Lyons Looks Ahead to More Opportunities and Advances for California Agriculture
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-005
Press Release Date: January 15, 2003
Press Release Subject: NATIONAL AGRICULTURE BOARD CREATES TASK FORCE TO SEEK CONTINUED FEDERAL FUNDING FOR SPECIALTY CROP PROGRAM
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-004
Press Release Date: January 15, 2003
Press Release Subject: EXOTIC NEWCASTLE DISEASE ERADICATION: A MULTI-AGENCY CHALLENGE
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-003
Press Release Date: January 15, 2003
Press Release Subject: CDFA RELEASES JANUARY CROP FORECAST
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-002
Press Release Date: January 8, 2003
Press Release Subject: QUARANTINE BOUNDARIES FOR EXOTIC NEWCASTLE DISEASE EXPANDED FOR SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
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Press Release Number: CDFA03-001
Press Release Date: January 3, 2003
Press Release Subject: JANUARY MEETING SET FOR STATE BOARD OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE
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