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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Know Your Code - Dangerous Buildings

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

COVID-19 Vaccine Pre-Registration is open

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COVID-19 vaccine pre-registration is open to all, through Medical Center Health System.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

CDBG Cares Act Funds Available

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The City of Odessa has $573,750 in CDBG CARES funding to help eligible City of Odessa residents who have been financially impacted by COVID-19. These funds can help with rent, mortgage and utility assistance. The Community Development department is now ta...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

Merry and Bright Window Nights Downtown Winners

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The Merry and Bright Window Nights Downtown winners are in! 

First place, winning a cash prize of $500, with a score of 92.6/100 goes to Isy's Fine Jewelry! The theme of the decor was "jewelry winter wonderland". 

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

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We're always looking for ways to make our programming better; would you mind taking a quick survey about our Winterfest events?

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Posted on: December 4, 2020

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From event information to street closures to new businesses opening, let us keep you in the loop! Only information that is important to you, we promise not to spam you!

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

World’s Largest Jackrabbit

Built in 1962, the 8 ft tall rabbit was the idea of then Chamber president, John Ben Shepperd. This statue sits at the corner of 8th St. and Sam Houston. Overtime, the jackrabbits have multiplied; there are now 37 jackrabbit statues all across th...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Odessa History

Although Odessa was settled and established in 1876, the City was not incorporated until 1927, when we received our charter and elected our first mayor, S.R. McKinney. McKinney Park, home to Starbright Village, is named after our first mayor!

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Globe Theatre Replica

Odessa College is home to the Globe Theatre – a 410- seat venue hosting theatre performances and community activities. the idea of the reconstruction of a Shakesperean Theater in Odessa originated in 1948 in Mrs. Marjorie Morris’ senio...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Stonehenge Replica

The UTPB Stonehenge was built in 2004. It is slightly shorter than the original Stonehenge, but it’s exact in horizontal size and astronomically accurate.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Stonehenge Replica

The UTPB Stonehenge was built in 2004. It is slightly shorter than the original Stonehenge, but it’s exact in horizontal size and astronomically accurate.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Globe Theatre Replica

Odessa College is home to the Globe Theatre – a 410- seat venue hosting theatre performances and community activities. the idea of the reconstruction of a Shakesperean Theater in Odessa originated in 1948 in Mrs. Marjorie Morris’ senior English class at O...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Odessa History

Although Odessa was settled and established in 1876, the City was not incorporated until 1927, when we received our charter and elected our first mayor, S.R. McKinney. McKinney Park, home to Starbright Village, is named after our first mayor!

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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The UTPB Stonehenge was built in 2004. It is slightly shorter than the original Stonehenge, but it’s exact in horizontal size and astronomically accurate.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Globe Theatre Replica

Odessa College is home to the Globe Theatre – a 410- seat venue hosting theatre performances and community activities. the idea of the reconstruction of a Shakesperean Theater in Odessa originated in 1948 in Mrs. Marjorie Morris’ senior English class at O...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Odessa History

Although Odessa was settled and established in 1876, the City was not incorporated until 1927, when we received our charter and elected our first mayor, S.R. McKinney. McKinney Park, home to Starbright Village, is named after our first mayor!

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

World’s Largest Jackrabbit

Built in 1962, the 8 ft tall rabbit was the idea of then Chamber president, John Ben Shepperd. This statue sits at the corner of 8th St. and Sam Houston. Overtime, the jackrabbits have multiplied; there are now 37 jackrabbit statues all across th...

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Posted on: November 30, 2020

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Purchasing new electronics this holiday season? Stop by the Household Hazardous Waste Facility 814 W. 42nd to drop off your old electronics to be recycled.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: January 14, 2021

Boil Water Notice Has Been Rescinded

Update: The boil water notice for West Odessa has been rescinded by ECUD.

Update: 1/15/2021 5:00 p.m.

Boil Water Notice Rescinded January 15, 2021

On January 14, 2021, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality required the Ector County Utility District public water system, PWS ID# 0680235, to issue a Boil Water Notice to info...

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Posted on: January 13, 2021

City Offices Closed on Martin Luther King Jr Day

City of Odessa offices will be closed Monday, January 18, 2021 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

City of Odessa offices will be closed Monday, January 18, 2021 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Trash will not be picked up on Monday, January 18. Customers with roll out carts normally serviced on Monday can expect service Tuesday, January 19...

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

Upcoming Parks Bell Area Water Outage

Update: Water service has been restored to the Parks Bell Ranch area. Work was completed earlier than expected.

Update: Water service has been restored to the Parks Bell Ranch area. Work was completed earlier than expected.

Update: The Parks Bell water outage scheduled for Monday, January 11, has been rescheduled to Thursday, January 14, 2021 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. d...

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

Arson Fire

Odessa Fire Rescue and Odessa Fire Marshals Division responded to a structure fire located in the 2500 block of E. 2nd St.

On Tuesday, January 5, 2021, at approximately 8:55 PM, Odessa Fire Rescue and Odessa Fire Marshals Division responded to a structure fire located in the 2500 block of E. 2nd St. The structure is an abandoned multi-family dwelling, but was occupied by seve...

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

COVID Vaccines

The City of Odessa Incident Command is working with the local hospitals for the release of the COVID-19 vaccine.

The City of Odessa Incident Command is working with the local hospitals for the release of the COVID-19 vaccine, please note that the vaccines are still limited in number as allocations come from the State of Texas.

 

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

Structure Fire

Odessa Fire Rescue responded to a structure fire located in the 7000 block of W. Silver in Pleasant Farms.

On January 4, 2021, at approximately 10:49 am, Odessa Fire Rescue responded to a structure fire located in the 7000 block of W. Silver in Pleasant Farms. Upon arrival, firefighters found a mobile home on fire and began working to put out the fire. The hom...

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Posted on: December 28, 2020

University Construction Update

Traffic patterns are scheduled to change on January 5, 2021.

Traffic patterns are scheduled to change on January 5, 2021. The Contractor will be complete with the roadway improvements on the north half of University Blvd between Maple and Grandview. Traffic will be diverted to the north half of the roadway while ...

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Posted on: December 9, 2020

December Sales Tax Check

The City of Odessa received its December sales tax check, in the amount of, $3,832,867.20.

The City of Odessa received its December sales tax check, in the amount of, $3,832,867.20. This amount includes the Economic Development sales tax of ¼ cent. The City of Odessa will receive $3,066,293.76 and the Odessa Development Corporation w...

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Posted on: December 1, 2020

Traffic Signal Project Set At 87th Street and US 385 In Odessa

A project to install traffic signals at U.S. Highway 385 and 87th Street in north Odessa is scheduled to begin this month (Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020). U.S. 385 is also referred to locally as Andrews Highway.

ODESSA – A project to install traffic signals at U.S. Highway 385 and 87th Street in north Odessa is scheduled to begin this month (Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020). U.S. 385 is also referred to locally as Andrews Highway.

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Posted on: January 15, 2021

Theft Investigation

On 11-3-20 at approximately 1130 hours, a theft occurred at the United Market located at 2751 North County Road West. Investigation revealed that an unknown male subject took $1,993 worth of merchandise and exited the store without making any attempt to p...

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Posted on: January 14, 2021

Burglary Investigation

On 12-24-20, Odessa Police responded to 2727 North Grandview (Pristine Organic Cleaners) in reference to a burglary. Investigation revealed that two unknown male subjects made forced entry into the business the night before and stole approximately $2,000 ...

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Posted on: January 14, 2021

Theft Investigation

On 11-25-20 at approximately 1530 hours, Odessa Police responded to the 800 block of West 22nd Street in reference to a theft. The complainant reported that two unknown male subjects stole an air compressor ($1200 value) and ice chest ($200) from the bed ...

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Posted on: January 13, 2021

Amber Alert Awareness Day

Governor Abbott has declared January 13th as Amber Alert Awareness Day, in remembrance of the 1996 abduction and subsequent murder of 9-year-old Amber Hagerman in Arlington, Texas. Amber stands for “America’s Missing Broadcast Emergenc...

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Posted on: January 13, 2021

Theft Investigation

On 10-22-20, a theft was reported at the Kent Kwik located at 3722 Andrews Highway. Investigation revealed that an unknown male subject took 3 knives (valued at approximately $278) and fled the scene in a white truck. Anyone who recognizes the suspect sho...

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Posted on: January 13, 2021

Theft Investigation

On 10-16-20, a theft was reported at the Kent Kwik located at 1100 North Grandview. Investigation revealed that an unknown male subject took over $300 worth of merchandise and exited the store without making any attempt to pay. Anyone who recognizes the s...

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Posted on: January 11, 2021

Theft Investigation

On 12-26-20 at approximately 1324 hours, Odessa Police responded to the 100 block of West Odessa Street in reference to a theft. Investigation revealed that an unknown male subject jumped over the complainant’s fence and took her cell phone. The...

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Posted on: January 9, 2021

National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

January 9th, 2021 is National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. The Odessa Police Department would like to show appreciation for the Permian Basin Criminal Justice agencies that we work with and thankful for the support we receive from our citizens.

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

Officer-Involved Shooting

DATE: January 8, 2021TYPE OF INCIDENT: Officer-Involved ShootingDATE/TIME OCCURRED: January 8, 2021 at approximately 1222 hoursLOCATION: 1500 Block North Alleghaney AvenueUPDATE:The suspect has been identified as Severa Leann Aguilar, date of birth 07/04/...

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

Theft Investigation

On 12-31-20 at approximately 1321 hours, Odessa Police responded to 1518 South Grant (Deluxe Inn) in reference to a theft. Investigation revealed that the victim left a bag outside of the lobby area while they were checking out. The bag contained several ...

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

Auto Burglary Investigation

On 11-9-20 at approximately 1800 hours, an auto burglary occurred at 1355 West University (Planet Fitness). Investigation revealed that unknown subjects burglarized a white Kia Optima before fleeing the scene in a white 4-door truck. Anyone who recognizes...

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

Theft Investigation

On 12-6-20 at approximately 1354 hours, Odessa Police responded to 2450 NW Loop 338 (Wal-Mart West) in reference to a theft. The victim reported that while she was at the photo kiosk, she set down her wallet for just a minute. Further investigation reveal...

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Posted on: January 5, 2021

Burglary Investigation

On 10-26-20 at approximately 1100 hours, Odessa Police responded to 3023 East Highway 80 (America’s Best Value Inn) in reference to a burglary. Investigation revealed that three unknown subjects burglarized multiple motel rooms. Anyone who recog...

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Posted on: January 5, 2021

Theft Investigation

On 11-24-20 at approximately 1204 hours, a theft was reported to the Odessa Police Department. The complainant reported that the catalytic converter from his 2017 Dodge Ram was stolen by unknown subjects while the vehicle was parked in the 600 block of In...

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Posted on: January 2, 2021

Suspicious Object

On 1-2-21 at approximately 1817 hours, Odessa Police responded to 100 East University (CVS) in reference to a male subject that left behind a suspicious object inside the store. Precautionary measures were taken by evacuating all persons inside the busine...

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Posted on: January 1, 2021

Joint DWI Operation

DATE: January 1st, 2021 TYPE OF INCIDENT: Ector County Joint Agency New Year’s Eve DWI Operation DATE/TIME OCCURRED: December 31st, 2020 at 1600 hours LOCATION: Odessa SUMMARY: The Odessa Police Department, Texas Department of Public Safety - H...

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Posted on: December 31, 2020

Hit & Run / Criminal Mischief Investigation

On 12-5-20 at approximately 0840 hours, Odessa Police responded to 925 East 2nd Street (No Bull Services) in reference to a criminal mischief. Investigation revealed that an unknown male subject stole an 18-wheeler and crashed it into another 18-wheeler l...

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Posted on: December 23, 2020

OPD Warning Public about SCAM Involving Mexican Cartel

OPD has recently taken multiple reports in reference to a scam involving the Mexican Cartel. Citizens have reported receiving calls from someone pretending to be with the Mexican Cartel or another criminal organization, who is claiming to hold the victim&...

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Posted on: December 23, 2020

OPD Presents Thin Blue Line Flag to Doughboy's Cafe

The Odessa Police Department would like to extend condolences to Doughboy’s Cafe and the Soto Family for the recent loss of their family member. The Odessa Police Department presented them today with a custom Thin Blue Line Flag in remembrance o...

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Posted on: December 17, 2020

Package Theft Investigation

On 12-9-20 at approximately 1922 hours, Odessa Police responded to the 100 block of Aloha Drive in reference to a theft. Investigation revealed that an unknown female subject stole two packages off the victim’s front porch and left in the pickup...

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Posted on: December 13, 2020

Murder Investigation

DATE: December 13, 2020TYPE OF INCIDENT: Murder “1st Degree Felony”DATE/TIME REPORTED: December 13, 2020 at approximately 0028 hoursLOCATION: 4300 Block of North DixieSUMMARY:Odessa Police have made an arrest in connection to a murder ...

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Posted on: December 11, 2020

National Drunk & Drugged Driving Prevention Month

December is National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month since the holiday season has a higher accident rate than others on average. According to the National Safety Council, over 40,000 people died last year in alcohol-related crashes nationwide. ...

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Posted on: December 11, 2020

Auto Burglaries

On 12-9-20 between 0400-0500 hours, several auto burglaries occurred in the 500 block of East 86th Street, the 700 block of Duke and the 8600 block of Harvard. Investigation revealed that two unknown male subjects burglarized several vehicles and were pos...

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Posted on: December 11, 2020

Auto Burglary Investigation

On 12-9-20 at approximately 0317 hours, an auto burglary occurred in the 6200 block of Linwood Drive. Investigation revealed that an unknown male subject burglarized multiple vehicles and left the scene in a dark-colored Dodge Challenger. Anyone who recog...

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Posted on: December 8, 2020

Credit Card / Debit Card Skimmers

The Odessa Police Department would like to warn the public in reference to multiple skimmer devices recently found at a local gas station, located at 1515 South Grandview. A skimmer device reads and stores information from the credit or debit card magneti...

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Posted on: December 7, 2020

Homicide Update

DATE: December 9, 2020TYPE OF INCIDENT: Murder “1st Degree Felony”DATE/TIME REPORTED: December 6, 2020 at approximately 0221 hoursLOCATION: 500 Block of Lauderdale AvenueUPDATE:Two more arrests have been made in connection to a murder ...

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Posted on: December 5, 2020

Aggravated Assault Investigation

DATE: December 5, 2020TYPE OF INCIDENT: Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon “2nd Degree Felony”DATE/TIME REPORTED: December 4, 2020 at approximately 0510 hoursLOCATION: 1200 Block of North LeeSUMMARY:Odessa Police have made an arre...

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Posted on: December 4, 2020

Theft Investigation

On 10-13-20 at approximately 1423 hours, a theft occurred at the Wal-Mart located at 2450 NW Loop 338. Investigation revealed that two unknown suspects took approximately $185 worth of merchandise and exited the store without making any attempt to pay. Wh...

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Posted on: December 3, 2020

Update - Missing Person Safely Located

DATE: December 4, 2020    TYPE OF INCIDENT: Missing PersonDATE/TIME REPORTED: November 18, 2020 at approximately 1128 hoursLOCATION: 2100 Block of West 7th StreetUPDATE:Tamela Cody has been safely located.ORIGINAL SUMMARY FROM 12-3-20:Th...

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Posted on: December 2, 2020

Burglary Investigation

On 10-7-20 at approximately 1013 hours, Odessa Police responded to 3001 Kermit Highway (Air Compressor Solutions) in reference to a burglary. Investigation revealed that an unknown male subject burglarized the business and three vehicles. The suspect then...

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