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scott horsley
13 hours ago:   Friday Oct 23 - 9:36am
NPR reporters fact check the presidential debate. https://t.co/F1BD19ucnV

scott horsley
1 day ago:   Thursday Oct 22 - 1:29pm
RT @NPR: A housing market boom exposes a very uneven economic recovery: Sales of homes costing $1 million and up more than doubled since last year — while sales of $100,000 to $250,000 homes only saw a 4% gain. More first-time buyers are getting priced out. https://t.co/6ED7rdTEsv

scott horsley
1 day ago:   Thursday Oct 22 - 8:38am
State unemployment claims dropped slightly last week to a still-high 787,000. Claims under the federal program for gig workers, etc. rose slightly to 345,440. The week of Oct. 3, half-a-million people exhausted their regular, 26-week benefits and claimed extended federal help.

scott horsley
2 days ago:   Wednesday Oct 21 - 8:02pm
Divided politically but still good friends and neighbors — a story that’s increasingly rare in our polarized and Big-Sorted country. https://t.co/iAjINC5gSL

scott horsley
2 days ago:   Wednesday Oct 21 - 10:02am
As talks over a new round of coronavirus relief drag on between lawmakers and the White House , another warning from the Fed. https://t.co/lRa7QqLp3v https://t.co/nKvuuMNswN


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scott horsley
3 days ago:   Tuesday Oct 20 - 1:46pm
@philewing Evidently the Navy felt no need for speed.

scott horsley
4 days ago:   Monday Oct 19 - 5:49pm
Lower-income taxpayers claiming the Earned Income Tax Credit were more than ten times as likely to be audited last year as multi-millionaires. https://t.co/qxsUr2nYSw https://t.co/9WLm9t1V3A


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scott horsley
6 days ago:   Saturday Oct 17 - 6:56am
The Jobless Fear Being In Dire Straits As Savings Start To Run Out - https://t.co/8g7kKuDugF

scott horsley
1 week ago:   Friday Oct 16 - 8:00pm
@tamarakeithNPR In Florida, that counts as a gnat.

scott horsley
1 week ago:   Friday Oct 16 - 9:33am
@titonka @jwia @zebulousprime https://t.co/H4yqH7VxED


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scott horsley
1 week ago:   Thursday Oct 15 - 8:07pm
RT @maggieNYT: The full Christie statement. https://t.co/KdkW4ygBjo


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scott horsley
1 week ago:   Thursday Oct 15 - 8:52am
State unemployment claims rose by 53k last week to 898k. Claims under the program for gig workers and the self-employed fell by 91k to 373k. As of Sept 26, another 818k people had exhausted their state benefits and moved onto extended benefits. 25M+ were getting help of some kind

scott horsley
1 week ago:   Monday Oct 12 - 10:01am
What am I bid for this Nobel Prize? https://t.co/doQ4UPHwVK

scott horsley
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Oct 8 - 5:55pm
Dr. Foege talks about this letter tonight on All Things Considered. https://t.co/rUG5nBmtWY

scott horsley
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Oct 8 - 4:44pm
@scottdetrow @npratc Collect the whole set ! https://t.co/2dOGHJ7qRT


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scott horsley
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Oct 8 - 11:21am
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scott horsley
2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Oct 7 - 7:38pm
@scottdetrow Ribsy & Ellie are getting a head start on #DebateDogs https://t.co/IBsVrGLD5R


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scott horsley
2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Oct 7 - 9:48am
An indictment and a prescription from one of the heroes of global public health. https://t.co/mAI99dphp8

scott horsley
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Oct 6 - 4:00pm
See if you can spot the moment that President Trump called off talks on a new round of coronavirus relief. https://t.co/XUszB7j6Ai https://t.co/3dqzkq5Po8


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scott horsley
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Oct 6 - 3:31pm
Hours after the Fed Chairman delivered this warning that Congress should pass more coronavirus relief, President Trump calls off negotiations on an aid package until after the November election. https://t.co/XUszB7j6Ai

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Friday Oct 2 - 1:42pm
Four times as many women left the workforce in September as men. https://t.co/ehQLUgwNqC

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Friday Oct 2 - 11:04am
@K8to4 I'm a reporter with NPR. If any of them would like to talk with me today, please have them send me a good contact number: shorsley@npr.org

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Friday Oct 2 - 11:00am
@Lilcrouton89 I'm a reporter with NPR, working on a story about women leaving the workforce during the pandemic. Would like to talk with you today. Please email me a good contact number. shorsley@npr.org

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Friday Oct 2 - 10:29am
@JWGrimey Would your wife like to talk with me about this for a radio story? Send me a good contact number. shorsley@npr.org

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Friday Oct 2 - 10:27am
@macsmom @mikemadowitz @MaxKennerly Hi. I'm a reporter with NPR and would like to ask you about this for a radio story. Can you email me with a good telephone number? shorsley@npr.org

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Friday Oct 2 - 8:37am
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scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Friday Oct 2 - 5:04am
RT @nprpolitics: Markets React Cautiously To News Of Trump Testing Positive For COVID-19 https://t.co/agop7waa7l

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Thursday Oct 1 - 9:05am
837K people filed for state unemployment last week, down only slightly from the previous week. Another 650K applied for federal benefits for gig workers and the self-employed. Nearly 200K exhausted their regular 26 weeks of benefits and moved onto emergency benefits Sept. 12.

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Thursday Oct 1 - 9:02am
Aggregate unemployment benefits plunged by 52% in August, after the $600/week supplement expired at the end of July. That more than offset a modest increase in wages during the month, and personal income fell by 2.7%. https://t.co/Z2LKT20nbz

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Thursday Oct 1 - 8:52am
Unemployment among Asian Americans has eclipsed that of whites and Latinos during the pandemic. https://t.co/nqS4FumuXI https://t.co/LTFDQ8H6nM


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scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Thursday Oct 1 - 7:55am
Another example of the administration’s challenge to scientific integrity. https://t.co/aLQ0Yrg0Sl

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Thursday Oct 1 - 5:55am
Asian Americans Go From Lowest Unemployment Rate To One Of Highest - https://t.co/nqS4FumuXI

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Wednesday Sep 30 - 8:53pm
RT @scottdetrow: I was born to inform you all that just now Philadelphia native Jill Biden mentioned the Sheetz/Wawa rivalry in Johnstown. Cries of "Sheetz!" were observed. (Maybe from @JohnFetterman?)

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Wednesday Sep 30 - 10:06am
@mattsradio @wamu885 I'll miss your company every weekday morning but wish you all the best in Michigan!

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Tuesday Sep 29 - 12:15pm
RT @EconoFactOrg: Listen to EconoFact's most recent podcast, featuring @greg_ip @WSJ, @HorsleyScott @NPR, @byHeatherLong @washingtonpost, and @BCAppelbaum @nytimes on "The Economy, COVID-19, and the 2020 Election.” https://t.co/f7xUUN4jgn https://t.co/LvJ8VNZ55G


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scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Monday Sep 28 - 10:44pm
RT @MalakaGharib: on thursday, january 2, i sent an email to my team at NPR with the subject line "mystery pneumonia in china" ... "maybe something to ask our china correspondent about?" nearly nine months later 1 million people are dead. https://t.co/GFeEIz6YJd

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Monday Sep 28 - 11:08am
In a week that includes the first presidential debate and a big jobs report, the EconoFact podcast asked @byHeatherLong @greg_ip @BCAppelbaum and me to assess the state of the economy. https://t.co/w2r1CNnkbE

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Sunday Sep 27 - 10:53pm
There are 2 possible ways to read this story — neither flattering for the president. Either Trump is a spectacularly unsuccessful businessman, squandering money on unprofitable ventures or else he’s manufacturing fictional losses to avoid paying his share of the national tab. https://t.co/Xz3byDbIKL

scott horsley
4 weeks ago:   Friday Sep 25 - 12:21pm
RT @tradereporter: yesterday, i sent an email to the departing USTR spokesman to wish him luck. no reply. i also sent an email to the new USTR spokesman to say hello. no reply. so far, it's been a seamless transition.

scott horsley
4 weeks ago:   Thursday Sep 24 - 9:13pm
@bluemerlewinery @KPBS Thank you! Hope to make it back for an in-person visit soon!

scott horsley
4 weeks ago:   Thursday Sep 24 - 9:12pm
RT @KPBS: 👋 Former KPBS reporter and current @NPR reporter @HorsleyScott joined 89.5FM today to talk all things KPBS' 60th anniversary and help us raise money in our pledge drive. You can still give today! Scott says so. 😀 https://t.co/fizF40rkZO https://t.co/fU5gwDYQUw


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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Tuesday Sep 22 - 9:28pm
RT @tgjelten: Robert Graetz, Only White Pastor To Back Rosa Parks & MLK Jr: "It was the people of God putting into practice what God meant for their lives to be like." https://t.co/OgWi3tJfXU

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Monday Sep 21 - 7:03am
The pandemic has disrupted all kinds of supply chains, including the one that leads to the landfill. https://t.co/5G2tusqfa5

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Monday Sep 21 - 7:01am
Residential trash cans are overflowing with the refuse of our new, stay-at-home lifestyle. Some cities are struggling to keep up with the extra pandemic trash. https://t.co/mNai7U6XE3 https://t.co/wXHqmgdL6B


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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Saturday Sep 19 - 9:32am
RT @johnson_carrie: You'll savor every word of this @NinaTotenberg remembrance of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. She loved gossip! She didn't know how to use the oven. And, oh, the warmth. https://t.co/fOpJYlufoS

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday Sep 18 - 11:01pm
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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday Sep 18 - 9:20pm
@GlennLRay You may well be right. @Chris_ArnoldNPR explored that tonight on All Things Considered. https://t.co/hofDDujR7l

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday Sep 18 - 8:12pm
RT @DaviSusan: BREAKING NEWS from @NPR : Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday at age 87 from complications of cancer.   In a statement dictated to her granddaughter Clara Spera days before her death, she said, “My most fervent wish is that I will not be replaced until a new President is installed.”

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday Sep 18 - 4:41pm
Remarkably, more people said they could handle an unexpected $400 expense in July than could do so BEFORE the pandemic, suggesting people have banked some of the 100s of billions of dollars in federal relief. https://t.co/RNf1NRh2Qg


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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday Sep 18 - 4:36pm
New Fed survey shows some improvement in Americans' economic well-being since the early days of the pandemic. 77% now say they're doing "at least OK financially," up from 72% in April (and 75% last October). https://t.co/eoan3pRnTK

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday Sep 18 - 8:58am
@Clay_Masters @IowaPublicRadio I also recorded a chorus of the Wabash Cannonball, but as teammate Arnie Seipel said, Iowa’s already been through a lot this year.

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Thursday Sep 17 - 7:25pm
RT @RAGBRAI_IOWA: Celebrity Bus Sighting! It’s Evelyn 450, the Team Groucho/No Pie Refused bus! Stop by and see us in Mineola and you might just get a tour. @IowaPublicRadio @HorsleyScott @KyleMunson https://t.co/gVNuR9Gbwj


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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Thursday Sep 17 - 11:45am
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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Thursday Sep 17 - 11:28am
If you're heading to the RAGBRAI Roadshow in Mineola tonight for the Taco Ride on the Wabash Trace Nature Trail, keep your eye out for Evelyn 450, the No Pie Refused team bus. And don't forget to wear your mask! https://t.co/sjc3UhXSmE


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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Thursday Sep 17 - 8:56am
Some of the first wave of people laid off in the pandemic have now exhausted their 26 weeks of regular jobless benefits and are shifting over to an emergency program.

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Thursday Sep 17 - 8:55am
New claims for state unemployment dipped only slightly last week to 860K. Another 659K applied under a new federal program for gig workers, etc. https://t.co/DVDrExUVMV

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Thursday Sep 17 - 5:57am
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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Wednesday Sep 16 - 9:18pm
@titonka You should check out this cool story from NPR. https://t.co/hsP9dsNu4V

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Wednesday Sep 16 - 5:04pm
The Federal Reserve expects to keep interest rates near zero at least through 2023. But Chairman Jerome Powell says Congress needs to do its part as well to assist in the recovery. https://t.co/ox0CRar6Q3 https://t.co/dBiatnUlm8


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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Wednesday Sep 16 - 2:28pm
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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Tuesday Sep 15 - 5:59pm
Senators Mitt Romney and Susan Collins are on record against Shelton. Here's our story from last month. https://t.co/tZRfSeQk6n

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Tuesday Sep 15 - 5:58pm
Judy Shelton, President Trump's controversial nominee to the Federal Reserve Board, remains in limbo, as GOP Senate leaders try to rally 51 votes. "We're still having some discussions" with wavering colleagues, Sen. John Thune told reporters today. “When it’s ripe, we’ll move.”

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Tuesday Sep 15 - 2:17pm
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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Tuesday Sep 15 - 7:10am
RT @benswasey: There likely won't be a day on the campaign trail in which a partisan divide over an issue is as stark as it was today: Biden says the nation can't take 4 more years of a "climate arsonist" as president, while Trump predicts: "It'll start getting cooler." https://t.co/b1JRCqbRc3

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Sunday Sep 13 - 8:09am
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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday Sep 11 - 7:58pm
@ToluseO Nice to hear you on All Things Considered tonight! https://t.co/XFUkDJdIY7

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday Sep 11 - 4:47pm
RT @NPR: A federal judge shut down an Education Department rule meant to reroute millions in coronavirus aid to private schools, saying the department not only "acted beyond its authority" but misinterpreted the will of Congress. https://t.co/sJUMc4sBeB

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday Sep 11 - 3:29pm
@glamazonwarrior Hi. I'm a reporter with NPR and I'd like to ask you about this. Please email me a good contact number. shorsley@npr.org

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday Sep 11 - 3:28pm
@vees I'm a reporter with NPR and I'd like to ask you about this. Please email me with a good contact number. shorsley@npr.org

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday Sep 11 - 3:25pm
@MakRosedale I'm a reporter with NPR and I'd like to ask you about this. Please email me a good contact number. shorsley@npr.org

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday Sep 11 - 3:22pm
@Queen_Coates Hi. I'm a reporter with NPR and I'd like to talk with you about this. Please send me a good contact number. shorsley@npr.org

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday Sep 11 - 2:11pm
Consumer prices are up 1.3% in the last year. But the government's yardstick doesn't tell the whole story. https://t.co/GbQ8XuraFd

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday Sep 11 - 1:00pm
@roundscomplete2 The IRS guidance (https://t.co/TRy6rmDg7e) says that an employer "may make arrangements to otherwise collect" the unpaid taxes from a former employee. But ultimately, the employer is on the hook.

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday Sep 11 - 12:43pm
If an employee takes the tax deferral and then leaves a job before the end of April, his employer may be liable for the unpaid taxes. Could be interesting in the Senate, where there's likely to be some year-end staff turnover, whatever happens in November.

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday Sep 11 - 12:38pm
The GOP-controlled Senate is still trying to decide whether to go along with the president's plan. https://t.co/BpiEN1msHl


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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday Sep 11 - 12:38pm
The House of Representatives has decided not to subject its staff to this payroll tax boomerang. https://t.co/m0sa3nBmtn


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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday Sep 11 - 12:37pm
By order of the president, most federal employees making less than $104K/year -- including members of the military -- will stop having Social Security taxes deducted from their paychecks this fall. But they'll have to pay double early next year to make up for it.

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Thursday Sep 10 - 8:51am
Another 884,000 people applied for state unemployment benefits last week-no improvement from the week before. Claims for a federal program for gig workers and the self-employed rose nearly 91k to 839k. As of Aug 22, 29.6 million people were receiving unemployment benefits.

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Wednesday Sep 9 - 3:07pm
@jojolbaker Hi. I'm a reporter with NPR and would like to ask you about this for a radio story. Please send me a good contact number. shorsley@npr.org

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Wednesday Sep 9 - 3:05pm
@ObjectableView Hi. I'm a reporter with NPR and would like to ask you about this for a radio story. Please send me a good contact number. shorsley@npr.org

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Wednesday Sep 9 - 3:02pm
@Mickensg Hi. I'm a reporter at NPR. Would like to talk with you about this for a radio story. Please send me a good contact number. shorsley@npr.org

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Wednesday Sep 9 - 2:22pm
RT @tamarakeithNPR: Seems like a good time to re-up this story I put together earlier this year. President Trump has consistently downplayed the danger of COVID. https://t.co/VexseBXZCD

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Tuesday Sep 8 - 3:36pm
Hundreds of thousands of other federal workers will also stop having payroll taxes deducted this month, only to face a bigger tax bill next year. Many private sector employers have decided not to go that route. https://t.co/Bnx4xHYrvl

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Tuesday Sep 8 - 12:50pm
This payroll tax boomerang only affects service members and civilians who make $4000 / 2-week pay period or less.

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Tuesday Sep 8 - 12:40pm
"If a military member or civilian employee separates or retires in 2020 before the Social Security tax can be collected in 2021, they are still responsible for the Social Security tax repayment. Additional information on the collection process will be provided in the future."

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Tuesday Sep 8 - 12:40pm
By order of the president, members of the military will stop having payroll taxes collected from their paychecks this month. But they'll have to pay double for the first four months of 2021 to make up for it. There's no way to opt out. https://t.co/xuvmJxjS2y

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Tuesday Sep 8 - 9:19am
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell talks about jobs, inflation, debt, and face masks with @NPRinskeep. https://t.co/sJDXrWUqM8 Hear it here: https://t.co/HrcEUFa9f9

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Tuesday Sep 8 - 8:55am
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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday Sep 4 - 11:04pm
RT @Clay_Masters: The devastation from the derecho that battered Iowa less than a month ago will have a lasting impact even as local/national news cycles chug on. So, take a moment to LISTEN to this @hellokatepayne story about a destroyed century farm in Benton county. https://t.co/dtdfHfVduX

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday Sep 4 - 9:04pm
RT @JenGriffinFNC: Two former sr Trump admin officials confirm .@JeffreyGoldberg reporting that President Trump disparaged veterans and did not want to drive to honor American war dead at Aisne-Marne Cemetery outside Paris.

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday Sep 4 - 8:54pm
RT @NPRinskeep: Just interviewed Fed chair Jerome Powell. He extolled the economic benefit of mask use: “There's actually enormous economic gains to be had nationwide from people wearing masks and keeping their distance.” Slowing the pandemic makes space for economic activity. @NPR

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday Sep 4 - 8:45am
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1 month ago:   Thursday Sep 3 - 9:07pm
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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Thursday Sep 3 - 10:57am
RT @priskaneely: ✨ Some big news I’m so excited to share✨ I’m moving to Birmingham to lead the Gulf States Newsroom, a collab b/t NPR & stations in AL, MS & LA! This is an alignment of so many dreams and goals and such a unique opportunity to build something new. https://t.co/jnCqy0ihXD

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Thursday Sep 3 - 9:29am
@tomc50 @StephanieKelton Thank you!

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Thursday Sep 3 - 8:39am
@tomc50 @StephanieKelton https://t.co/dmzaLzSXKM

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Thursday Sep 3 - 8:37am
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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Wednesday Sep 2 - 10:07pm
@ccfoodie @NPR @StephanieKelton https://t.co/dmzaLzSXKM

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Wednesday Sep 2 - 10:06pm
@ldurbak8517 @NPR https://t.co/XequUN1HlR

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Wednesday Sep 2 - 5:50pm
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