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Articles from Business Wire (February 1, 1996)

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(QBR.B) Quebecor Group Inc. Acquires a Major Interest in Joncas Postexperts Inc. 224
3Com Announces Contract Win With EDS; Total contract value worth approximately $25 million for 3Com to supply routers and hubs as part of $323 million contract awarded to EDS. 371
4FRONT retains KPMG as certified public accountants. 205
ADD to BW1120 (ARCTCO). 203
Advanced Microbotics Corp. purchases MicroSurgical Devices Inc. 281
African countries initiate digital cellular phone network with Motorola's GSM equipment. 410
Air Products and Mississippi Chemical End Supply Agreement. 255
Alfa Corporation reports its 1995 results and revised Opal losses. 815
Allyn Woodward elected to Viewlogic board of directors. 350
American Nevada Corp. becomes a partner in Seven Hills master-planned community. 280
American Radio Systems completes equity and debt offerings. 309
American Water Works reports earnings for 1995. 410
Applied Inventions Management Inc. - Letter Of Intent. 1076
Applied Materials to hold conference call in conjunction with the first quarter 1996 earnings announcement. 254
Arctco announces third quarter results; initiates stock repurchase program; declares regular quarterly cash dividend. 450
Argentina Gold Corp. - Private Placement. 207
AT&T leads wireless LAN market. 1026
Atlas Air signs new Lufthansa agreement. 284
Attachmate acquires majority interest in Cirel --a subsidiary of Thomson Syseca; World's 6th largest PC software company teams up with one of France's leading telecom gateway manufacturers. 817
Autodesk Anti-Theft Recoveries Top $20 Million; Corporate Copying Declines but Information Superhighway Robbery Expected to Push Overall Piracy Rate Higher in 1996. 997
Autotote signs contract to upgrade parimutuel sustems at three largest Venezuelan racetracks. 286
Badger Meter reports increased sales and earnings for 1995. 681
Bangor Hydro reports 1995 earnings. 344
Bank of America offers relationship pricing, cuts business-loan fees. 541
Benson Financial's earnings up 12 percent for year. 1714
Betsy Bernard to Head Pacific Bell Communications Long Distance Company. 419
Bilingual capability helps Parsons land contract for new Taipei suburb. 361
BIOCOM/San Diego supports tort reform measures; endorses ARC's March ballot initiatives. 492
Boca Research expands international presence with United Kingdom-approved modems. 413
Bridgeport Machines reports third quarter and nine months results. 783
Bridgestone/Firestone, Inc. makes announcement. 246
British Biotech plc; Company raises 47.5 million pounds (US$ 71.7 million) through successful outcome of warrant exercise. 340
C-Cube MPEG-2 Digital Video Encoder Chipsets Used in DiviCom Encoder Systems Provided to Thomson Consumer Electronics for TELE-TV; C-Cube and DiviCom Combine Strengths To Deliver MPEG-2 Encoding for MMDS Digital Television Deployment. 741
Cadence Announces Support of SiliconQuest for Customers of Texas Instruments Submicron Processes; High-level Design Planning Environment from Cadence Offers Improved Methodology for Complex ASIC Design. 585
Calpine Enters Into Agreement with BHP To Assess Four Corners Coal-Fired Plant. 209
CARLSON WAGONLIT TRAVEL ACQUIRES SINGAPORE TRAVEL AGENCY; Becomes 5th largest agency in the market. 378
Cascade reports fourth-quarter results; Earnings per share increase 114 percent on revenue increase of 128 percent. 1314
Cascades Caps It's Best Year Ever. 460
Cellular One Group announces future direction of Cellular One brand. 402
Chadmore Wireless Group Inc. retains KCSA as investor relations counsel. 173
Chai-Na-Ta Increases Its Ownership In Unique Formulations, Inc. 328
Chairman of IMPAC Accepts Role in the International Democratic Union. 221
Chemfab announces 3 for 2 stock split. 225
Chep USA's move to provide jobs for Orlando, tax benefits for company. 612
Circon announces fourth quarter 1995 results. 744
Coeur D'Alene Mines and Alaska native groups reach an agreement on Kensington Gold Project. 357
Collective Bancorp Inc. reaffirms intention to implement stock repurchase program. 230
Communications Central Inc. announces appointment of Anthony J. Palermo. 143
CommVision Announces Multiple 5x86 Processor Cluster for Network Specialty Services; CommVision to Position CommSwitch 2500 E as Precursor To Clustered Server Technologies of the Future. 560
Compass acquires Texas bank. 248
Connective Therapeutics Announces Initial Public Offering. 181
Continental Airlines announces new Cleveland service and investments. 1140
Cornerstone Imaging Reports 1995 Fourth Quarter Results. 1568
Court approves New York Life settlement. 974
CYBEX ANNOUNCES NEW KVM SWITCH PRODUCTS; New Interfaces Expands Product's Market. 343
Cypros Pharmaceutical Corp. signs agreement with Syncor International for nationwide distribution of GLOFIL. 352
Cytel Appoints Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. 434
Data Documents reports net income from operations rises 115% in fourth quarter on 26% gain in net sales. 978
DataWorks Expands Management Team With Chief Financial Officer. 415
DELOITTE & TOUCHE CONSULTING GROUP LAUNCHED IN UNITED KINGDOM AND CANADA; U.K. and Canadian Practices Further Enhance Worldwide Delivery of Consulting Services. 348
DELTAPOINT, INC. ANNOUNCES DELTAPOINT QUICKSITE(TM) FOR THE WEB; QuickSite Revolutionizes Web Site Construction; Create And Manage Your Own Web Site In Minutes. 855
Diadem Searching For Additional Gold Properties In Kalimantan. 172
Digital Systems International selects Novell executive as senior VP of marketing & business development. 274
Dillard Department Stores reports January sales. 151
Dotronix announces second quarter results. 287
DRE announces fourth quarter earnings, dividend, expansion market, new development, acquisition, property sale and increased line of credit. 1345
DRS posts record revenues and earnings for the third quarter. 645
E-Z-EM introduces new angiographic catheter for improved radiographic visibility; AngiOPTIC catheter offers high radiopacity, one-piece construction at economical price. 284
Eastman Board Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend. 124
Ecuadorian Minerals -- Incentive Share Options Granted. 105
Egghead announces third-quarter results. 1126
EIAJ unveils home page on the Internet; Industry Web page offers facts on the semiconductor industry. 278
Electronic Arts Inks Licensing Deal for "Gen13"; Interactive Game to be Based on Hit Comic Book Series. 615
Eltrax Systems Inc. announces Letter of Intent to acquire assets of Applied Computing Devices Inc. (ACD), through bankruptcy proceeding. 258
Emerson Radio announces consumer products subsidiary; Marino Andriani, former Welbilt Appliance president, to rejoin Emerson as president of new unit. 424
ENZON COMPLETES $7M STOCK OFFERING; Providing the Company with Two Years of Cash. 416
Eventus Software Now Shipping Version 2.0 ADHAWK SPACER; New Version of Oracle Tablespace Management Tool Includes Scheduling and Paging. 546
Family Bargain Corporation announces January sales; January Comparable Store Sales Increase 10.9%. 190
Fieldcrest Cannon Inc. reports fourth quarter and full year loss. 1063
Figgie International appoints Robert D. Vilsack general counsel; Luther A. Harthun named senior vice president-legal, plans July retirement. 384
First Charter Bank reports results for 1995. 301
First Federal Savings announces fourth quarter earnings; Annual earnings increase 6 percent. 580
Forest Oil completes ATCOR acquisition. 166
Forest Oil public stock offering over-subscribed. 215
FoxMeyer Health announces third quarter results; Recognizes Special Non-Recurring Charge. 1971
Fresh Express Announces Purchase of New Operations Site in Georgia. 274
Galileo Electro-Optics expands operating management team. 613
General Signal adopts shareholder rights plan. 339
GeoQuest selected to provide software to LukOil in Russia. 365
Global Growth Fund Launched by AARP Investment Program from Scudder; Program's First Global Fund Addresses Financial Needs of Investor's Aged 50 and Over. 800
GNC names Louis Mancini President of Retail Group. 239
GNP Computers' SerialSmart to support 64 remote access users of Lotus Notes Release 4; multiport serial device was a working dial-in solution tested to run Lotus Notes v3.3 on Sun. 343
Golden Hill arranges financing for Indonesia. 326
Golden Knight - Cerro Quema acquired by holder of first right of refusal. 158
Goran forms partnership with GS Capital Partners II, an investment fund affiliated with Goldman, Sachs and Co. 455
Greenlight Clients Continue To Support Bread And Butter Business in January. 351
Grossman's discusses status of debenture discussions. 137
Grossman's Inc. reports January sales. 403
GT Interactive enters into joint venture with SOFTBANK for Japanese market; companies to jointly publish GT Interactive software titles in Japan. 376
Harris Computer Systems Corp. corrects word in third graph, last year's (sted year92s). Correction Notice 646
HEICO's MediTek subsidiary announces its 14th imaging center. 245
Help At Home Inc. enters into letter of intent to acquire Alliance Home Health Inc. 238
Help-Wanted Index climbs. 349
Hospitals in highly managed care markets report significantly lower costs, reduced length of stays, and lower mortality rates, says KPMG study; Hospitals in Miami, Charlotte, Cincinnati, Indianapolis, Tacoma, Santa Fe, among the most improved in study of US Hospitals; Copies of The Impact of Managed Care on US Markets are available (800) 243-1397. 970
Houghton Mifflin Company announces 1995 earnings. 2420
Ibis Technology Corporation announces fourth quarter and year end results. 693
Ideon Returns to Profitability in Fourth Quarter. 1735
Inaugural cruise of deluxe cruiser in Burma (Myanmar). 377
InControl Reports Fourth Quarter and 1995 Results. 593
Industry's top embedded operating software supports Java; pSOSystem enables Embedded Internet applications and Low-cost Internet appliances. 875
Infonautics opens The Electric Library on Internet, The Microsoft Network and eWorld; from a creator of Homework Helper, The Electric Library is the powerful new research tool designed for students of all ages who use the 'Net and commercial online services. 648
Infonautics to donate five percent of gross revenues to schools in need; from creator of Homework Helper and newly launched The Electric Library, grant program furthers company goal to 'give every child an unfair advantage'. 767
Interleaf names Eric Severson vice president and chief strategist. 428
Intermetco Enters Into Letter of Intent For Share Exchange With U.S. Steel Metal Company. 404
InVitro International reports first quarter results; company reports lowest loss since it became public. 695
IPC reports record first quarter revenues of $59.8 million as its global network subsidiary prepares for launch. 552
IPL announces RAIDTower 400; Reinforces commitment to AS/400 market new product delivers unmatched price performance to IBM users. 474
Iron Mountain offers 4,800,000 shares of common stock at $16.00 per share. 258
ITAA Praises Telecom Reform Bill Passage. 621
J. Ray McDermott reports financial results. 1016
Jacobs announces CRSS International, Inc. awarded contract expansion for mixed use project in Dubai. 196
Jacobs awarded engineering and design services for rebuild of No. 1 coated paper machine for Crown Vantage. 241
JCP&L seeks additional capacity from 1999-2003. 392
K N Energy and Tom Brown complete formation of new energy alliance. 489
KLH enters agreement for construction of hydroponic farms. 233
LabOne announces year-end results for 1995. 1105
Lam and IPEC/Planar Enter into Joint Process Development Program. 711
LaserSight Appoints Peter McDonnell, M.D. Director of Medical Affairs. 186
Liberty National Bank announces shareholder approval of merger. 398
Lomak in $17.5 million of purchases. 231
M.A.I.D plc Announces Appointment of New Executive Director. 161
MacroChem enters into agreement with Advanced Peptides. 406
Massport, Boston Edison sign agreement for wholesale electricity purchase. 454
Maxwell Laboratories subsidiary wins second cool pasteurization system contract for military rations. 389
McDermott International, Inc. reports financial results. 1724
McKesson Names John H. Hammergren To Head Its Health Systems Unit. 366
Mecklermedia Elects Two New Directors. 132
Merck-Medco Managed Care, Inc. Names Lawrence D. Baker, M.D. Chief Medical Officer. 435
Mispec Resources Inc. comment on recent market activity. 110
Mission West Properties reports year- end results. 525
MITCHAM INDUSTRIES, INC. OBTAINS $4.2 MILLION TERM LOAN FROM BANC ONE LEASING AND NEW CREDIT LINE FROM BANK ONE; Financing Allows Mitcham to Continue as Exclusive Leasing Agent of Input/Output Equipment. 387
Mity-Lite Inc. announces results for third quarter. 534
Montgomery Securities Initiates Coverage of ADTRAN, Inc. with a BUY Rating. 185
MPG Investment Corporation Limited will seek shareholder approval for a Share Capital Reorganization. 508
MSV Resources Inc. Continuation of the Exploration Program at Depth at the Copper Rand Mine. 270
NAL Financial Group reports terms of December $40 million sale of auto asset-backed securities. 227
Names Charles Poole Director, Investor Relations. 128
NBS Imaging chooses Identix TouchView for Connecticut welfare fingerprint and enrollment system. 390
NBS Technologies Inc. - Formation of NBS Personalization Systems Group. 579
Neoprobe names vice president of Marketing & Corporate Development and three product directors. 539
New telecommunications law overshadowed by emerging wireless services; Deloitte & Touche consultants signal changes ahead for providers, users. 1036
New W.L. Gore neurosurgical product clears FDA for U.S. sales; PRECLUDE Dura Substitute can be used for repair in brain and spinal cord neurosurgery. 253
New West Eyeworks reports 6.7% gain in fourth quarter comp-store sales. 600
New York Futures Exchange corrects percentages in table. Correction Notice 117
Noble China Inc. Letter of Understanding with Lei Kat Cheong. 110
North Mountain Software Receives $3.7 Million in Financing, Changes Name to ConsenSys Software. 568
NovaGold expands land position adjacent to Chapleau Resources Ltd.'s discovery. 400
NYNEX DEMOS HIGH SPEED ISDN ACCESS AT INTERNET HOME SHOW; An Internet "Taste Test" at the Javits Center -. 417
OKI Forms New R&D Company -- Silicon Dynamics -- to Develop Next-Generation Solutions Targeting Multimedia and Telecommunications Markets; New Products To Be Marketed by Sister Company, Oki Semiconductor. 617
Olin and Geon announce joint chlor alkali venture. 400
Omni Multimedia Group, Inc. achieves full listing on the American Stock Exchange. 248
Omnicare acquires nursing home pharmacy division of Big B Inc. 358
Open Market strengthens senior management team with new appointments. 729
OPTi Reports Results for Q4 and Fiscal Year 1995. 728
Orbit Semiconductor, Inc. reports record sales and net income for year and fourth quarter ended December 31, 1995. 818
Orchard Management Services receives two building awards from BOMA's regional conference. 563
PACCAR has record year. 731
Pacific Bell offers $250 million of 5.875 percent debentures. 141
Pacific Telesis CEO Praises Congressional Passage of Telecom Reform Legislation; "Time to move forward from the hearing room to the marketplace". 386
PaineWebber declares regular quarterly cash dividend. 94
Parker Hannifin declares regular quarterly cash dividend. 117
Pay-for-performance compensation program implemented at Arlington Heights, Ill.-based health care management corporation. 716
PBS adds RealAudio to its World Wide Web site; PBS, Progressive Networks form alliance to offer a variety of audio-on-demand content for the Internet. 480
Pediatrix Reports Record Earnings. 666
Penederm Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 1995 Financial Results; Company has two prescription dermatological products under FDA review for four indications. 651
Peter B. Korte joins Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff. 165
PHAMIS Inc. reports record 1995 revenue and earnings. 1381
Pier 1 Imports reports monthly sales. 136
Pitney Bowes announces 1995 year-end earnings. 2135
Pixel Translations provides expanded scanner support for FileNet WorkFlo/Scan and WorkGroup/Scan 2.0; FileNet now supports over 120 scanners. 432
Pizza Inn approves buy-back of 500,000 more shares. 121
Playboy Enterprises' second quarter net income up 14% on 11% revenue increase. 1334
Polaris exceeds $1 billion in sales. 745
Power Spectra, Inc. Makes Announcement. 168
PowerCerv Corporation files initial public offering of 3,300,000 shares of common stock with SEC. 345
Precision Standard unit awarded contract from Sun Jet International. 155
PriceCostco contracts with WellPoint Health Networks for behavioral health services. 394
Printronix selects Wang service business as exclusive third-party national service provider; Three-year agreement estimated to yield $35 million in revenue for Wang. 487
Professional Bancorp announces management change. 144
Q.Media Announces Strategic Partnership for Software Division. 393
Quebecor Printing Inc. - 1995, a great milestone revenues exceed US $3 billion and net income exceed US $105 million. 819
Reeds Jewelers announces January sales; Company completes new $40,000,000 credit facility. 236
REPEAT/CrossComm Signs Two Senior Marketing Executives; Marketing Vice President and Senior Director of Product Marketing Focus on ClearPath Growth Opportunities. 515
REPEAT/NEW KODAK ADVANTIX CAMERAS, FILM MEET WIDE RANGE OF CONSUMER NEEDS; Extensive Consumer Research Underscores Benefits of New System. 1275
ReSound Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter and Annual 1995 Results. 1609
Respironics receives 510(k) clearance to market its Aria CPAP system. 206
Respironics reports record second-quarter results. 581
Response Oncology Inc. reports earnings for the quarter and year ended Dec. 31, 1995. 660
Richelieu Hardware Ltd. Good Performance and Excellent Balance Sheet in Adverse Economic Conditions in 1995. 664
Rock Bottom Restaurants, Inc. announces 1995 fourth quarter and year-end results; fourth quarter 1995 brings several successful openings to upper Midwest. 1046
Roto-Rooter reports record earnings and revenues for 1995. 1046
Sanmina Corporation Announces Two For One Stock Split. 318
Saville Systems discloses Q4 earnings and reports record revenue, earnings for fiscal year 1995; Revenue increases 51 percent over prior year. 856
Scarlet Exploration Inc. exchanges interests with Beau Canada Exploration Ltd. and appoints new directors. 173
Seafield Capital Corporation and subsidiaries report 1995 year-end results. 1260
Sevcor International launches Above and Beyond; unique traveler's plan offers repatriation of mortal remains on private executive aircraft. 382
Shareholders send demand letter to Sutton board. 370
Shareholders send demand letter to Sutton board. 373
Shell and SIMSCI agree to develop next generation plant simulation and optimization system. 649
Shooting Star Technologies Inc. - Gimbel Eye Centre - Vancouver. 417
Sigma Circuits, Inc. Announces Two-for-One Stock Split. 166
Sigma Designs appoints new head of operations. 328
Six enhanced CD-ROM training courses added to Tarragon Can I...? Performance Improvement series. 324
Skyline Multimedia Entertainment, Inc. signs letter of intent to develop a revolutionary virtual reality showcase theater in Times Square -Virtual Environments and VirtualCafe to be Among Planned Exhibits-. 601
Smart and Friendly delivers knockout punch in CD-R price fight with 25 percent reduction on quad-speed CD recorder. 532
Solvay Pharmaceuticals Inc. makes important treatment option available for manic-depressive illness. 587
Sonic Solutions Reports Third Quarter Results For Quarter Ending Dec. 31, 1995. 677
Southwest Airlines launches $99 fares between Midwest cities and the West Coast. 553
Southwest Airlines lowers fares in and out of Salt Lake City. 384
Spacetec IMC Corp. revenues advance 53 percent for third quarter. 398
Sports & Recreation Inc. announces sales for January, the fourth quarter and fiscal year 1996. 346
SQA, Inc. Reports Record 1995 Fourth Quarter and Year-End Results. 800
SR Telecom Announces Dividend. 158
Standard & Poor's reports January Index figures. 458
Standard Brands of America Inc. introduces Concept 2000 -- new retailing direction for 1996. 232
Star Bank cuts prime rate to 8.25 percent from 8.50 percent. 118
Star Multi Care Services to launch two new shared aide programs; annualized revenues approximate $1.5 million. 227
Statement of the California Cable Television Association on the Passage of Federal Legislation. 135
STERLING VISION, INC. makes announcement. 99
Summit Resources Limited - Producing property acquisition. 222
Sunrise Medical sells air-therapy rental business. 388
Swiss Reinsurance establishes a sponsored ADR program with Morgan Guaranty Trust Company. 153
SYLVAN LEARNING SYSTEMS, INC. AND JOHNS HOPKINS INSTITUTE FORM STRATEGIC ALLIANCE; Agreement Will Provide Supplementary Instructional and Testing Services to the Nation's Most Academically Talented Students. 525
Synalloy Corporation Announces Stock Buyback. 156
Synon Adds Vice President of Services; Yeack Named to Run North American Services. 296
SyQuest Technology Announces First-Quarter Loss And Restructuring of Operations. 1217
Taco Cabana Reports 4th Quarter and Fiscal Year 1995 Results. 878
Tappit Resources Ltd. - Drilling and Completion Update. 183
Tech Data Selects Ascend as Remote Networking Vendor of Choice. 573
Telescan launches Wall Street City on the Internet. 578
TENERA announces annual results. 822
TEP statement re: RUCO support of amended settlement agreement. 155
Texas firms sue credit bureaus, counseling service, Texaco; allege conspiracy, monopoly, restraint of trade. 946
The Bear Stearns Companies Inc. Finance Subsidiary Declares Monthly Cash Dividend. 291
The Fujifilm Advanced Photo System; a complete system of film, cameras, photofinishing equipment, and electronic imaging devices. 868
The Neiman Marcus Group reports January revenues. 148
The Pioneer Group, Inc. reports fourth quarter earnings of 25 cents per share and total 1995 earnings of $1.02 per share and declares its 68th consecutive quarterly dividend. 1644
The Vantive Corporation Reports Record Q4 and 1995 Sales and Earnings. 754
Timberland announces new branded line of socks, legwear and hosiery for men and women. 493
Times Mirror reports 1995 results. 3396
Times Mirror reports twelfth period results. 1055
Toshiba introduces the Satellite 100CS: a high quality, value-priced Pentium Processor-based color notebook with advanced performance features and desktop replacement capabilities. 1473
Totally Hip Announces Sizzler Multimedia Plug-in for Netscape Navigator 2.0 and Sizzler Conversion Tool - Sizzler Marks a New Performance Advancement for Interactive Multimedia on the Internet. 892
Trans Pacific National Bank Announces Resignation of Daniel Y. Lee. 201
TransTexas to commence Lodgepole drilling program. 315
Trax Petroleums Limited announces the results of Arch Petroleum Inc takeover. 145
Tricord Systems appoints Rolf de Witt Huberts to head international sales, marketing for Europe, Africa, Middle East. 317
TRW selects Peterlee, England for $37.7 million European air bag plant; first facility for new environmentally-friendly air bag inflator. 786
U.S. Home Corporation announces year end results. 1462
ULTRAMAR CORPORATION REPORTS FOURTH QUARTER 1995 EARNINGS -- Board Declares Quarterly Dividend --. 2236
Unidigital announces public offering of 1,000,000 shares of common stock. 217
Union employees ratify new 3 year Asarco contract. 247
United States Satellite Broadcasting Company Inc. announces initial public offering of Class A Common Stock. 242
United States Satellite Broadcasting Company, Inc. announces initial public offering. 279
URL Reports; Business Wire's and Medialink's exclusive directory of company Uniform Resource Locators. 537
VideoLan to Distribute Video Systems Through Intelligent Electronics; Mark Scott Joins Sr. Management Team from NYNEX. 293
VideoServer demonstrates first real-time, multipoint video, data and audio conference with Continuous Presence. 543
Weichert, Realtors ends record year; Looks to continued strong performance in 1996. 527
Western National Corporation Reports 1995 Results; Sales Increase 4% For the Year, 45% For the Fourth Quarter; Special Charge Impacts Operating Earnings. 3127
Westfield Minerals to Proceed with Normal Course Issuer Bid. 104
Whirlpool's full-year, fourth-quarter off, as expected; company foresees improved operating results in 1996. 1631
William L. Owens named NBT Bank director. 214
WIN and ICS reach agreement to test I.V.D.S. for utility home automation. 686
Win'95 Advisor awarded Windows Magazine's "WIN 100"; TouchStone Software's popular Windows 95 migration utility selected as one of 1995's top software products. 402
Xinex Appoints New Vice-President of Engineering. 173
XiTec and AmeriNet sign group purchasing agreement. 373
Yogen Fruz World-Wide Inc. announces "bought deal" for special warrant offering. 222

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