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LECLAIRE ANNOUNCEMENTS - Friday 02/15/2013 PDF Print E-mail
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Written by LeClaire Chamber of Commerce   
Friday, 15 February 2013 15:19

The March 2013 Chamber Newsletter will soon be in production to be delivered to Every Business and Home within the 52753 zipcode area!! Advertising rates remain: 1/8 page: $75; ¼ page: $100; ½ page: $125; full page: $250. Just send your ad information to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and we will forward it on to House of Print for you. No cost assistance in developing an advertisement is available through House of Print. If you would rather work with House of Print directly, call 563-388-7701. You can send your ad to   This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , or fax 563-388-7934 and please copy This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Deadline February 28!

 

WELCOMING NEW MEMBERS!
 
The Black Watch Room – Kelly Schone - 3851 Forest Grove Drive, LeClaire, IA 52753. phone: 563-332-5072. Website: www.theblackwatchroom.com Book your Special Events with us, and come and enjoy a casual dining experience and great times with your friends and family!
 
Dugan Electric - Jeff Dugan – PO Box 113, Le Claire, IA 52753 phone: 563-340-2065. Electrical and remodel business serving LeClaire and the surrounding area for over 30 years.
Integrated Solutions LLC – Patricia Limberg – PO Box 114, 617 W. Grove St., Long Grove, IA 52756. 563-285-1441 www.isolutionsllc.com
In business for ten years, we provide a range of computer services and IT consulting for small to medium sized businesses throughout the Quad Cities area.

 

CALENDAR

 

February 15th - Today is the last day to vote!! LeClaire is Among the Top 15 "America's Coolest Small Towns - 2013" following the first round of voting last fall in the Budget Travel on-line contest, and we can be chosen as the COOLEST!!!! Go to: http://www.budgettravel.com/contest/americas-coolest-small-towns-2013,14/ or to the website for Budget Travel to vote.  LeClaire IS the Coolest, and We Can Win!! Tell everyone you know everywhere to vote for LeClaire!!!

 

February 16th- Family Movie Night at the LeClaire Rec Center showing "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs" 429 N. 3rd St., LeClaire www.leclairereccenter.com 

 

February 22nd - Please join the Bier Stube in LeClaire on the last Friday of the month at their German theme night when all staff will be dressed in German attire. If you buy a liter of beer, you will be given a one liter acrylic mug to take home with you. Also that evening, they will have a special German entree: January will be Schweinshaxe, February will be German Trio, and March is Maultaschen. www.bier-stube.com 

 

February 24th - The Buffalo Bill Museum will Celebrate Buffalo Bill's Birthday! 12 noon to 4 p.m. (closing). A party with refreshments, free admission, and a "Buffalo Bill & Annie Oakley Look-Alike Contest" for children (Judging at 2pm). Bring your camera and have your photo taken with William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody and Annie Oakley!   (And, have you seen the expanded Buffalo Bill exhibit yet?!) Hope to see everyone there! www.buffalobillmuseumleclaire.com

 

February 25th – Chamber Economic Development Meeting 8:00 a.m. Great River Financial, LeClaire.

 

Save the Date

March 1st – First Friday in LeClaire! Food and Beverage Samples at Mississippi River Distilling Company www.mrdistilling.com
Wine samples at Wide River Winery We are excited to partner with Crane and Pelican Cafe in LeClaire for our March celebration. Samples of chicken and rice in a delicious port sauce made with our very own Ms. Issippi port will be available. www.wideriverwinery.com
Restaurants and several shops will be open late!
Every Friday Night - Karaoke at Sneaky Pete's from 9:00 P.M.-1:00 A.M.
207 North Cody Road Le Claire, IA (563) 289-4277

March 9th - Trivia Night at the LeClaire Civic Center benefiting the LeClaire Civic Club Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with trivia starting at 7 p.m. Participants may bring beer, wine, snacks and soda. Water and snacks will also be for sale. Up to eight people per table. $10 per person with a $50 table minimum. Everyone will be entered into a drawing for door prizes. Contact Chris at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 563-505-6703 for reservations or information. Don't have enough for a full table? Come anyway and we can put you on a table that needs people!

 

March 14th - Vegan & Vegetarian Night at the Crane & Pelican Cafe Details and Menu at www.craneandpelican.com

 

March 16th - Talent Show at the LeClaire Rec Center www.leclairereccenter.com

 

March 30th – Make Your Reservation for "Dinner with Mrs. Dawley" by this date! A fundraiser of the Buffalo BIll Museum will be held at the Crane & Pelican Cafe, originally the home of riverboat Captain & Mrs. Dawley (127 S. Second Street) in LeClaire on Wednesday, April 3rd starting at 5pm (Social hour), dinner served at 6:15pm. The Captain and Sabina Dawley will be joined by two of their 9 children and other family friends as they welcome guests to their home. $35/person in advance, $40/door.  Mrs. Dawley's menu includes choice of "Cody Road Bourbon Chicken,"  "Sawyer Farms Roast Beef," and her own "Spring Quiche" for their vegetarian friends. Reservations/menu choice and payment are due before March 30th to Buffalo Bill Museum, PO Box 284, LeClaire IA  52753. More information: 563-289-5580.

 

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Please note – the Chamber has a new email address - This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

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The Buffalo Bill Museum is participating in Younkers’ annual “Community Day” fundraiser of $5 coupon books valid March 1-2, 2013 at Younkers and affiliated stores on March 1-2, 2013. The booklets contain a $10 discount on an item priced at $10 or more; a tiered shopping pass for 20%-15%-10% off an item; a 30% “early bird coupon’ valid 7-10am, Saturday only; and 13 other merchandise coupons.     Every $5 purchase directly benefits the museum.  It can be purchased at the museum, from one of its board members, or on-line through a link posted on the museum’s Face Book page (Buffalo Bill Museum LeClaire).  Online purchases will be mailed without an additional charge!  Because it is valid at the many stores affiliated with Younkers (Bon Ton, Bergner’s, Boston Store, Carson’s Elder-Beerman, Herberger’s) it can be purchased for family and friends anywhere in the United States!

 

SERVING THE COMMUNITY AND BEYOND

 

Meet and greet Pastor Melody any Wednesday from 1-3 pm at Happy Joe's. Pastor Melody from First Presbyterian Church of LeClaire, will be at Happy Joe's in LeClaire, every Wednesday, from 1-3 pm, sipping on a soda, reading and waiting to visit with you and your friends. Stop by and say hi. Or, if you have a prayer request or a question, just let her know.

 

Meals for Seniors at the First Presbyterian Church, LeClaire every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 12 noon. Good food and a time to visit with others. Please call 563-289-3646 and make a reservation 2 days in advance.

 

Trivia Nights in LeClaire at the LeClaire Civic Center

2013 Trivia Nights:

March 9 – LeClaire Civic Center

April 6 - LeClaire Little League

May 4 - LeClaire Lions

June 8 - Buffalo Bill Museum

July 13 - Hosted by First Presbyterian Church - Hurricane Sandy Victims

LeClaire Trivia Nights have raised over $95,000 for local non-profit organizations! Thank you for your continued support!

 

LeClaire 2013 Events Calendar

Spring - Spring Fling Easter Egg Hunt (Hollyhock Park)

May 5 - Cinco de Mayo

May 17-18 - French Market Days

June 7-8 - LeClaire Garage Sale Days

June 21-22 - Girls’ Getaway Weekend

Summer - City-Wide Water Explosion (Hollyhock Park)

Summer - Bike Parade & Decorating

August 8-10 - Tug Fest – www.tugfest.com

October 12-13 – Autumn Market Days

October 13 - Apple Fest

October 24 - Hallowine

October 26 - Witches’ Walk

December 6-8 - Christmas in LeClaire

 

 

www.LeClaireChamber.com and visit the Chamber on FaceBook!

 
Winnie's Wishes Prom Dress Event PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Jo Cohrs   
Friday, 15 February 2013 15:10

Winnie’s Wishes Resale Shop & More

PROM EVENT

Saturday, March 23th

1 to 4 pm

902 E. River Drive, Davenport

Many new & gently used formals, dresses and accessories all under $25

Assisting QC girls get ready for prom inexpensively while helping out domestic violence victims at Winnie’s Place

** Winnie’s Wishes now accepting donations of gently used prom & formal wear and accessories.

Store hours: Monday- Friday 10-4 and Saturday 10-1 pm

For more information, call 563/323-5007

 
Eiermarkt (Egg Market) at GAHC PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Kelly Lao   
Friday, 15 February 2013 11:44
Do you have a spring craft that you would like to sell at our Egg Market craft fair this year? Sign up for a table for only $20! Space is limited, register today!
Get more information
Register Now!
I can't make it
Don't want to register online? Call Kelly at 563-322-8844 to sign up today!
When
Saturday March 23, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM CDT
Add to Calendar

Where
German American Heritage Center
712 W Second Street
Davenport, IA 52802

 
This Week in Downtown Davenport: 2/14 - 2/20 PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Downtown Davenport Partnership   
Thursday, 14 February 2013 16:33
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Hello!

Icestravaganza Get the family ready for Icestravaganza this Sunday! Enjoy live ice sculpting, horse drawn carriage rides, shopping on the Skybridge with Handmade City, ice skating, live music, and more.  We're looking forward to kicking off this new event in style Sunday afternoon!

 

West Side StoryOn Monday, see the Grammy-winning musical that changed theater forever when West Side Story makes it's way back to the Adler to mesmerize audiences once more!  The Great River Show Choir Invitational will take place at the Adler, this weekend, too.

 

Joe Robinson Still need a last minute idea for some Valentine's Day fun?  Head

to the River Music Experience and see River Roots Live veteran and winner of Australia's Got Talent, Joe Robinson! Joe knocked us out at RRL with his incredible performance last year.  On Saturday, visit Brady Street Pub to catch the QC's own Tronicity for more live music.

 

Price is Right Plinko, Cliffhangers, Big Wheel...sound familiar? An interactive stage version of TV's longest running and most popular game show is coming to the Adler Theatre!  Grab tickets for The Price is Right, Live! and be a part of an interactive show that gives contestants pulled right from the audience a chance to win!

 

Maggie Brown Celebrate Black History Month when Third Sunday Jazz presents "Drum Talk to Jazz" at the River Music Experience featuring singers Maggie Brown and Africa Brown along with the Ayodele African Dancers.  Chicago's own electric rock stalwarts, Future Rock, take the stage Friday.  Don't forget about the The Smooth Jazz Valentines Concert featuring Paula Atherton & Urban Jazz Coalition, too.

 

faux workshopThis weekend is your last chance to see the Figge's Picturing Identity: The Allure of Portraiture exhibition.  While you're there, check out the Young Artists at the Figge Exhibition featuring artwork from North Scott.  Down the street, indulge in Rhythm City's Sweetheart Buffet or book reservations for the Four Course Valentine's Dinner at Bix Bistro from now until Sunday, as well.

 

See you downtown!

 

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This Week's Events: February 14 - February 20


Thursday, February 14

4 Course Valentine's Dinner at the Bix

Where: Blackhawk Hotel Bix Bistro

Price:  $37/person

Website

Competitor Coupon Craze

Where: Rhythm City Casino

Time: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Price: FREE

Website

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Draw, Draw, Draw! Class

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Price: $65/member; $75/non-member

Website

 

Drop-In Hockey (Adult)

Where: River's Edge, Ice

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Price: $10

Website

 

Joe Robinson

Where: River Music Experience, Redstone Room

Time: Doors 7:00 p.m. / Show 8:00 p.m.

Price: $15

Website

 

Kilkenny's Open Mic with Karl

Where: Kilkenny's Pub

Time: 9 p.m.

Price: FREE

Website

 

Live Lunch with Chris Dunn

Where: River Music Experience, Community Stage

Time: Noon - 1:00 p.m.

Price: FREE

Website

 

QC United presents Raise the Roof Thursday

Where: River Music Experience, Community Stage

Time: 6:00 p.m.

Price: FREE

Website

 

River's Edge Monthly Turf & Ice Schedule

Discover dozens of sporting events at River's Edge!

Follow the links below to see the complete ice and turf schedule for the month.

Ice Schedule

Turf Schedule

Website

 

Sweetheart Buffet

Where: Rhythm City Casino

Time: 4:00 p.m.

Price: $18/person

Website

 

Thursdays at the Figge

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Price: Museum Admission ($7), or FREE with membership

Website

 

Trivia Challenge - Win Gift Certificates!

Where: Brady Street Pub

Time: 8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Price: FREE

Website

Valentine's Day Dinner
Where: Figge Art Museum
Time: 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Price: $90/couple
Valentine's Day Dinner 2013
Where: Modern Woodmen Park
Time: 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Price: $65/couple on the Sky Deck, $90/couple in private luxury suite, $168/group of 4, $240/group of 6, $298/group of 8

Friday, February 15

4 Course Valentine's Dinner at the Bix

Where: Blackhawk Hotel Bix Bistro

Price:  $37/person

Brewery Tours

Where: Great River Brewery

Time: 6:00 p.m, 7:00 p.m, and 8:00 p.m.

Price: N/A

Website

Chuck Murphy
Where: Rhythm City Casino
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Drop-In Hockey (Adult)
Where: River's Edge, Ice
Time: 8:15 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Price: $10
Future Rock
Where: River Music Experience, Redstone Room
Time: Doors 9:00 p.m.  Show 10:00 p.m.
Price: $10 in advance, $12 day of show
Great River Show Choir Invitational
Where: The Adler Theater
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Price: $8 adults, $5 seniors and students, $16 all weekend pass
Live Lunch with Ellis Kell
Where: River Music Experience, Community Stage
Time: Noon - 1:00 p.m.
Price: FREE
Mija with Nonnie Parry, Snogulated Pig, and As You Were
Where: River Music Experience, RME Hall
Time: Doors 6:30 p.m. / Show 7:00 p.m.
Price: $5
Pop Up Art Show
Where: Boozie's Bar and Grill
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Price: FREE

Public Skate

Where: River's Edge Ice

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. ; 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Price: $5 and up

Website

 

Tronicity

Where: Brady Street Pub

Time: 9:30 p.m.

Website

 

Valentine's Day Dinner 2013
Where: Modern Woodmen Park
Time: 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Price: $65/couple on the Sky Deck, $90/couple in private luxury suite, $168/group of 4, $240/group of 6, $298/group of 8

 

Saturday, February 16

 

4 Course Valentine's Dinner at the Bix

Where: Blackhawk Hotel Bix Bistro

Price:  $37/person

Website

 

$20,000 Cash is King Drawing

Where: Rhythm City Casino

Time: 11:00 p.m.

Price: FREE

Website

 

Brewery Tours

Where: Great River Brewery
Time: Noon, 1:00 p.m, 2:00 p.m, and 3:00 p.m.
Price: N/A

 

Chuck Murphy

Where: Rhythm City Casino

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Website

 

Drop-In Hockey (Adult)

Where: River's Edge Ice

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.

Price: $10

Website

 

Exhibition: Picturing Identity: The Allure of Portraiture

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Price: Museum Admission ($7), or FREE with membership

Website

 

Exhibition: Portrait of Maquoketa: The Dimensional View

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Price: Museum Admission ($7), or FREE with membership

Website

 

Exhibition: Sculpting with Fiber

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Price: Museum Admission ($7), or FREE with membership

Website

 

Exhibition: Alison Saar: STILL...

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Price: Museum Admisson ($7), or FREE with membership

Website

 

Exhibition Opens: Young Artists at the Figge - North Scott

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Price: Museum Admission ($7), or FREE with Membership

Website

 

"Fifty Shades of Clay"

Where: Bucktown Center of the Arts

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Price: $50/couple

Website

 

Freight House Farmers Market

Where: Freight House Farmer's Market

Time: 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Price: FREE

Website

Great River Show Choir Invitational

Where: The Adler Theater

Time: 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Price: $8 (day pass, 8am-6pm), $8 (evening pass 7pm-11pm), $14 all day pass ($5 for students K-12 and seniors), $16 all weekend pass

Website

Kidz Days at RME featuring Hal Reed

Where: River Music Experience, Community Stage

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Price: $5 for parent, accompanied children are free

Website

Little League Registration

Where: Modern Woodmen Park

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Website


Low Down
Where: Brady Street Pub
Time: 9:30 p.m.

Midnight Multiplier

Where: Rhythm City Casino

Time: Midnight - 4:00 a.m.

Price: FREE

Website

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Public Skate
Where: River's Edge, Ice
Time: 10:45 a.m. - 11:45 p.m. ; 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. ; 8:00p.m.-10:00p.m.
Price: $5 and up

QC Ukulele Club Concert
Where: River Music Experience, Community Stage
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Price: FREE

Rock the Pit

Where: Rhythm City Casino

Time: 8:00 p.m.

Price: FREE
Website

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The Smooth Jazz Valentines Concert featuring Paula Atherton & Urban Jazz Coalition

Where: River Music Experience, Redstone Room

Time: Doors 6:30 p.m. / Show 8:00 p.m.

Price: $100/couple, $55/single, $120/couple premium

Website

 

Treasure Island

Where: Davenport Junior Theater (Annie Wittenmeyer Complex)

Time: 1:00 p.m. & 4:00 p.m.

Price: $5 for anyone 3 and up

Website

 

Urban Jazz Coalition Workshop

Where: River Music Experience, Community Stage

Time: Noon-1:00 p.m.

Price: FREE

Website

 

Valentine's Day Dinner 2013
Where: Modern Woodmen Park
Time: 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Price: $65/couple on the Sky Deck, $90/couple in private luxury suite, $168/group of 4, $240/group of 6, $298/group of 8

 

Sunday, February 17

 

$3,000 Sunday Shake Up Slot Tournament

Where: Rhythm City Casino

Time: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Price: FREE

Website

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4 Course Valentine's Dinner at the Bix

Where: Blackhawk Hotel Bix Bistro

Price:  $37/person

Website

Don Wooten Speaks on the Music and Life of Wagner
Where: German American Heritage Center
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Price: Museum Admission ($5 or less), or FREE with membership
Drop-In Soccer
Where: River's Edge, Turf
Time: 6:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
Price: $6
Exhibition Closes: Picturing Identity: The Allure of Portraiture
Where: Figge Art Museum
Time: 5:00 p.m.
Price: Museum Admission($7), or FREE with membership
February Birthday Bash!
Where: Rhythm City Casino
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Icestravaganza- presented by the DDP Arts and Culture Committee
Where: RME Courtyard
Time: Noon - 6:00 p.m.
Price: FREE
Live Music: Terry Hanson Ensemble
Where: Brady Street Chop House
Website

Midnight Multiplier

Where: Rhythm City Casino

Time: Midnight - 4:00 a.m.

Price: FREE

Website

Follow on Facebook and Twitter

 

Sunday Jazz Brunch at Bix Bistro

Where: Blackhawk Hotel

Time: 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

Price: Adults - $17.95 and Kids - $8.95

Website

 

Third Sunday Jazz Presents Drum Talk to Jazz - A Black History Month Special Featuring: Maggie Brown, Africa Brown & Ayodele African Dancers

Where: River Music Experience, Redstone Room

Time: Doors 5:30 p.m. / Show 6:00 p.m.

Price: $10 or $15 for reserved seating

Website

 

Treasure Island

Where: Davenport Junior Theater (Annie Wittenmeyer Complex)

Time: 2:00 p.m.

Price: $5 for anyone 3 and up

Website

 

Tour: Picturing Identity: The Allure of Portraiture

Where: Figge Art Museum

Time: 1:30 p.m.

Price: Museum Admission ($7), or FREE with membership

Website

Monday, February 18

 

$5,000 President's Payday Giveaway

Where: Rhythm City Casino

Time: All Day

Website

 

Mexican Monday

Where: Barrel House 211

Time: 4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Price: $3 Margaritas and $5 Tacos

Website

 

Nifty 50's

Where: Rhythm City Casino

Time: 8:00 a.m. - Noon and 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Price: FREE

Website

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Public Skate

Where: River's Edge Ice

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. ; 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

Price: $5 and up

Website

 

West Side Story

Where: The Adler Theater

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Price: $39.50, $52, and $62

 
Feb. 14th. 2013 " What is your Love name"? Celebratory evening dedicated to love names. I.S.E. PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Narveen Aryaputri   
Tuesday, 12 February 2013 11:04
Feb 14th. 2013
" What is your Love name? "
In celebration of Valentine's Day.
This is the first time The Thursday ISE coincides with Valentine's Day.
Open evening dedicated to Love Names !
Bring in your love name.
And the love names you use.
The celebratory evening dedicated to Valentine.
Chef Linda of The Moline Commercial Club is making a special wine chololate cake.
Independent Scholars Evenings. 7.00 p.m.
Thursday.
1530 Fifth Avenue. Moline. Illinois 309-762-9202
Doors open at 6.30 p.m.
Free and open to the public.
Dress code: business casual.
Elevators are located through the 16th Street entrance.
The Institute for Cultural and Healing Traditions, LTD is a 501(c)3 at State and Federal level organization under US laws since 1996.
Please visit www.qcinstitute.org to see our archives.

 
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