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Where To Watch The World Series In Chicago: Cubs Fans, We Got You

Just east of the ballpark, Sidetrack The Video Bar, 3349 N. Halsted St., is hosting a World Series watch party. There's no cover, and the walls of the Boystown bar are made up of screens, so you won't miss a thing. 

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...a seat. Some fans waited over two hours Saturday at large bars like John Barleycorn, 3524 N. Clark St., with little hope of getting inside before the last pitch. Barleycorn suggests showing up early...

...cannot turn your head without a full view of a television at State Restaurant & Bar, 935 W. Webster. With 124 televisions, a full menu and more than 100 beers on tap, it's...

The aptly named Lincoln Park Stadium Bar & Grill , 2423 N. Clark St., is made for a hometown World Series, with "an almost panoramic" set of TVs set throughout the place. The self-proclaimed mom-and-pop restaurant and bar boasts upscale food as well by sports bar standards.

Hopsmith, 15 W. Division St., is a relatively new haunt in the Gold Coast with hordes of TVs and a covered rooftop for watching any post-game celebrations unfold below. Doors open at 5 p.m., and they take reservations. Call (312) 600-9816 for more info.

Rockit in River North, 22 W. Hubbard St., will be showing all the World Series games, and they're taking it a step...

South Loopers can catch the game at Burger Bar Chicago, 1150 S. Michigan Ave., where you'll find plenty of TVs, burgers and a LOT of mac and cheese.

Roots Pizza doesn't consider itself a sports bar, but the Lincoln Square location, at 2200 W. Lawrence Ave., has 13 televisions, visible from every seating area in the restaurant. Grab a chair at the bar, where you'll find the biggest screens.

Old Irving Brewing, 4419 W. Montrose Ave., opened in the nick of time to host Cubs viewing parties in its lively beer...

Catch the Cubs action on one of 12 TVs at Rocks Northcenter, 4138 N. Lincoln Ave. The pub is opening at 4 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, an hour earlier than...

The Northman cider pub, 4337 N. Lincoln Ave., was built with a potential Cubs playoff appearance in mind. The mural that dominates the...

At Candlelight, 7452 N. Western Ave., get two for one pizzas and discounted draft beer while watching the game with an enthusiastic crowd. It's kid-friendly, too. 

No matter where you sit at Bar 63, 6341 N. Broadway, you should get an unobstructed view of the game on one of their many TVs. Bonus: On Tuesdays, tacos are $2 and domestic bottles are buy one get one free. 

Crew Bar and Grill, 4804 N. Broadway is known as “the premier gay sports bar” with 24 hi-def Tvs and more than 60 beers. Plus, tons of grub to go alongside your beer from specialty burgers to a range of comfort foods.

At Replay Beer and Bourbon, 5358 N. Clark St., you'll find plenty of TVs, an enthusiastic crowd, along with a full menu of game day staples: nachos, burgers, wings and more. 

The Boundary, 1932 W. Division St. in Wicker Park boasts 26 flat-screens and some 150 seats, including "high top" tables...

The Tankard, 1635 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Wicker Park/Bucktown offers eight televisions, plus several varieties of seating for small and...

The Anthem, 1725 W. Division St. in Wicker Park offers 13 televisions and will be playing the World Series games on all screens with surround sound, according to a worker. Drink specials — beer buckets and shots— are planned. Reservations are requested via email at info@theanthemchicago.com.

All Chicago sports bars, however, will be hard-pressed to top Joe's, 940 W. Weed St. It claims to have 120 plasma-screen TVs and high-definition projection TVs. And you...

In the West Loop since 1980 and another favorite for Blackhawks fans, WestEnd, 1326 W. Madison St., has 33 plasma TVS throughout the bar, a state of the art sound system and 15 beers on tap. 

At Green Street Local, a sports lounge at 130 S. Green St. in the West Loop, Cubs fans can take in the game on one of 30 televisions while downing comfort food including the Chicken & Donut —a fried boneless breast of chicken served with a glazed doughnut. 

Parlor Pizza Bar, a West Loop hotspot at 108 N. Green St., offers an impressive list of 24 rotating draft beers, wood-fired pizza and tons of TVs. As the weather allows, the sports bar's expansive outdoor patio and second-story rooftop deck may be open for games, too.  

Logan Bar & Grill, 2230 N. California Ave., has multiple TVs, an extensive beer list and a menu full of tasty pub food like nachos and burgers. Plus, it's just steps away from the California Blue Line stop.

Though Whirlaway Lounge, 3224 W. Fullerton Ave., is thought of as a Blackhawks bar, the cozy neighborhood bar will be airing Cubs games, too. At the Whirlaway, it's not about the number of TVs or the beer list — it's about the much-adored owner Maria who makes every patron feel like family.

Woodlawn Tap, aka "Jimmy's," 1172 E. 55th St., doesn't have a lot of TVs, so it's the best place to get...

Buffalo Wings & Rings, 3434 S. Halsted St., is the place to catch the World Series in Bridgeport. The neighborhood wing restaurant has no shortage of beer, bar food and giant televisions in every corner of the room.

Dingers Sports Bar, 10638 S. Western Ave., is offering a $20 all-you-can-drink special for Cubs games, and you might even find some like-minded Cubs fans in White Sox territory. Or Sox fans drinking their sorrows away for $20...

    Where To Watch The World Series In Chicago: Cubs Fans, We Got You
    CHICAGO - Do you need emotional support while watching the Cubs in the World Series for the first time in 71 years? Head out to one of many Chicago bars that will be showing the games starting Tuesday night at 7:08 p.m.

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Chicago Cubs World Series: Wrigleyville security, street closures, parking restrictions

-Taxi staging will be near Addison and Racine and also near Addison and Halsted.

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-Taxi staging will be near Addison and Racine and also near Addison and Halsted.

-Loop-bound Purple Line Express trains will stop at Addison and Sheridan during evening rush periods.

-Loitering will not be permitted on any streets surrounding Wrigley Field including, but not limited to; Clark, Addison, Waveland and Sheffield.

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    Chicago Cubs World Series: Wrigleyville security, street closures, parking restrictions
    Wrigleyville will be buzzing on Chicago's North Side as the Cubs play in the postseason. Here are a few guidelines to keep fans safe and secure during the celebration. National League Championship Series Schedule - Chicago Cubs vs. L.A. Dodgers Game 6: 7:08 p.m. CST on Saturday, Oct.

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More Trouble For Man Who Set Boystown House On Fire

...a 24-year-old man in the face two times during an argument in the 800 block of West Waveland on October 16. When the victim dropped his cell phone after being punched...

    More Trouble For Man Who Set Boystown House On Fire
    A 21-year-old man who pleaded guilty to setting a Boystown house on fire last spring is back in court, facing theft and battery charges, court records show. Prosecutors say Ryan Handzel punched a 24-year-old man in the face two times during an argument in the 800 block of West Waveland on October 16.

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    Set a house on fire last year and is not in jail???

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    It took about a year to jail that Halsted Street bar owner that burned his Oak Park bar down with Everclear. What the fuss?

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4 Chicago Boutiques to Shop for the Holiday Season

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    4 Chicago Boutiques to Shop for the Holiday Season - Fashionista Chicago, Chicago Fashion Blog
    Dear Fashionistas, When it comes to the holiday season the struggle is real when trying to find the perfect gift! While it's easy to just grab a gift card, we all love giving and receiving something that is a little more personal.

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Chicago comedy spotlight for October 24-30 and Halloween

Catholic Guilt Presents: A Night of Improv and Feelings at The Playground Theater, 3209 N. Halsted, 8:00 p.m. Improv based on diary entries and emo by Elizabeth and Mary.

Just Dickin’ Around All Genders Showcase at Hydrate, 3458 N. Halsted, 8:30 p.m. Open mic/showcase hybrid begins at 8:30 p.m. The...

Funked Up Friday at Laugh Factory, 3175 N. Broadway, 10:00 p.m. Finish the week and start the weekend with this party hosted by AJ Lubecker. Interview about that party atmosphere here.

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Second City’s Improv All-Stars at UP Comedy Club, 230 W. North Ave., 8:00 p.m. Mick Napier directs some of Chicago’s best improvisers.

Chicago Underground Comedy House of Haunts Show at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W. Belmont, 9:30 p.m. Hosted by Ghouldini. Featuring Dave Maher, Megan Stalter, Cameron Gillette, Sarah Sherman and Steven King. With a Halloween presentation by Actual Murderers.

10x9 at Uncommon Ground, 3800 N. Clark, 7:00 p.m. Theme tonight is “fear.” Storytelling from Rick Copper, David Santori, Phil Burns, Margy LaFreniere, Margaret Ghielmetti, Loyd Bonafied, Julianne Dennison, Justin Flowers and Dimitar Ilchev. Hosted by Tom Valenti and Lauren Huffman.

Troll the Sequel: Troll Again at Under the Gun Theater, 956 W. Newport, 7:30 p.m. An updated version of the 1990 horror film.

Camp Psychopathways at iO, 1501 N. Kingsbury, 8:30 p.m. A satirical musical about a hellish summer camp experience. “Through sharp...

The Comedy Bowl: It’s Halloween, Baby! at Diversey River Bowl, 2211 W. Diversey, 8:00 p.m. Stand-up, trivia games and prizes in a special Halloween edition.

Messing with a Friend at The Annoyance Theatre, 851 W. Belmont, 10:30 pm. This is a show where the improvisers morph from character to character...

Abbi Jacobson in conversation with Samantha Irby at Senn High School Auditorium, 5900 N. Glenwood Ave., 7:00 p.m. Abbi Jacobson (Broad City) will discuss her latest work Carry This...

The Therapy Players at The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee, 7:30 p.m. Chicago’s award-winning all psychotherapist improv group.

The Lincoln Lodge at Subterranean, 2011 W. North Ave., 8:00 p.m. The Lincoln Lodge is known for the comedians it helped launch...

One-Year Anniversary and Halloween Party at The Crowd Theater, 3935 N. Broadway, 9:00 p.m. Improv show followed by a party. "Suggested Donation: $3.65 or $4.20 or just bring candy!"

SIQ Comedy Tent Show at 1923 S. Morgan, 9:00 p.m. Read more about Southside Ignoramus Quartet’s sketch comedy and backyard tent show here.

Hack-o-ween at Two Hour Comedy Hour at Gallery Cabaret, 2020 N. Oakley, 7:00 p.m. Late Late Breakfast's Danny Maupin and Tyler Jackson host The...

Everything is Comedy presents: Hell House at Albion House, 1719 W. Albion, 9:00 p.m. “Everything is Comedy” is a new comedy collective produced by Dave...

Haunted Halloween Party at Comedy Sportz, 929 W. Belmont Ave., 10:00 p.m. Costume contest, dancing and full bar.

Defiant Thomas Brothers at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave., 10:30 p.m. Saturdays thru November 19. The Defiant Thomas Brothers are back!! The Chicago Tribune’s Chris Jones said DTB rival Key & Peele. A behind-the-scenes talk with Seth and Paul here.

Dave Feherty Live Off Tour at Copernicus Center, 5216 W. Lawrence, 12:30 p.m. Former professional golfer, current sportscaster with NBC Sports and the Golf...

Spooky Family Movie Day at Thalia Hall, 1607 S. Allport, 3:00 p.m. Halloween double feature: Hocus Pocus and Casper.

    Chicago comedy spotlight for October 24-30 and Halloween
    In town this week: Abbi Jacobson, Laurie Notaro, Dr. Demento, Dave Feherty and Jeremy Hotz. Ticket alerts! Dave Attell is at The Improv next week. Tickets Tig Notaro will be at the Harris Theater on December 17. Tickets here. Do you have your tickets for the Chicago Podcast Festival (November 17-19)?

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American Idol’s Rayvon Owen Nov. 7th

2852 N. Halsted Street

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Simply Sensational – Pride Films and Plays’ Annual Fall Benefit  November 7 at Uptown Underground, 4707 N. Broadway

5 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60603

    American Idol's Rayvon Owen Nov. 7th - Gay chicago
    AMERICAN IDOL's RAYVON OWEN joins the cast of Simply Sensational - Pride Films and Plays' Annual Fall Benefit November 7 at Uptown Underground, 4707 N. Broadway The entertainment line-up for PFP's Simply Sensational Benefit gets more and more sensational each day, with American Idol's Rayvon Owen joining in.

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WILLAM @ Roscoes Oct. 25th

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    WILLAM @ Roscoes Oct. 25th - Gay chicago
    The ever fabulous Willam Belli ( FYI; 686K YouTube subscribers, and over 100 million views) will be in Chicago TUESDAY OCTOBER 25th @ ROSCOES! His "unorthodox" self help book which embraces tough-love and unapologetic honesty, titled: Suck Less: When There's a Willam, There's a Way was just released last week!!!

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More than three dozen of the best Halloween 2016 events

Northalsted Halloween Parade More than 2,000 costumed Chicagoans march through Boystown for the parade's 20th anniversary. It's preceded by the Ruby Red Relay, in which local business owners race in drag for the Legacy Project. Mon 10/31, 7:30-10:30 PM, Belmont and Halsted, northalsted.com.

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Another 90s Halloween Party Dust off your flannel shirt and Doc Martens: it's a 90s-themed costume party. The night includes a photobooth from Glitter Guts and fly gear from Kokorokoko. Sat 10/29, 9 PM-3 AM, Beauty Bar, 1444 W. Chicago, 312-226-8828, thebeautybar.com/home-chicago.

Bowie Night 2: Son of Bowie This David Bowie costume party features music from DJ Bobby E. Sat 10/29, 9:30 PM-2:30 AM, Crown Liquors, 2821 N. Milwaukee, 773-252-9741.

Bric-a-Brac's Halloween Brunch The Empty Bottle hosts a Halloween brunch featuring food from Bite Cafe and spooky music spun by the owners of Bric-a-Brac Records & Collectibles, Jen Lemasters and Nick Mayor. Sun 10/30, noon, Empty Bottle, 1035 N. Western, 773-276-3600, emptybottle.com. F

...bobbing for apples, and plenty of candy. Sat 10/29, 9 PM, Public House Theatre, 3914 N. Clark, 800-650-6449, byebyeliver.com, $25...

...charity the 100 Club of Chicago. Fri 10/28, 11 PM-1 AM, Carmine's, 1043 N. Rush, 312-988-7676, rosebudrestaurants.com/rest2.php, $50...

...by the Chicago Film Archives. Mon 10/31, 7:30 PM, Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan, 312-294-3000, chicagosinfonietta.org, $10-$99...

...onto the museum wall. Sun 10/30, 3-8 PM, National Museum of Mexican Art, 1852 W. 19th, 312-738-1503, chicagodayofthedead.org...

Death Toll: A Drinking Game Performance Corn Productions' comedy troupe asks its audience to take a drink every time a character dies in this horror-themed show. Through 10/29: Fri-Sat 11 PM, Cornservatory, 4210 N. Lincoln, 773-650-1331, cornservatory.org, $10-$15.

The Fame Monster Mash Chicago drag trio Sadhaus performs the music of Lady Gaga, "the Mother Monster." Dress up as a Little Monster for the costume contest. Sun 10/30, 10 PM, Berlin, 954 W. Belmont, 773-348-4975, berlinchicago.com.

Glitter Ghoul Halloween DJ Carriemonster and DJ Lisa Marchese spin the music for this dance party. Fri 10/28, 8 PM-4 AM, Late Bar, 3534 W. Belmont, 773-267-LATE, latebarchicago.com.

Halloween at East Room Overcome by the spirit of Halloween, local bands Jollys, Human Errors, American Stars & Bars, and the Bingers perform as the Troggs, the Kinks, Neil Young, and Stink 18Poo (Blink 182). Mon 10/31, 9 PM, East Room, 2828 W. Medill, 773-276-9603, eastroomchicago.com.

...Everclear, Saves the Day, and Criss Angel Mindfreak. Sat 10/29, 9 PM, Beat Kitchen, 2100 W. Belmont, 773-281-4444, beatkitchen.com, $10, $8 with costume...

...custom portraits in each theme. Sun 10/30, 2:30-4:30 PM, Comfort Station, 2579 N. Milwaukee, comfortstationprojects@gmail.com, comfortstationlogansquare.org, $5...

Halloween Movie Night A movie night featuring spooky classics Beetlejuice, Thriller, and Halloween. Horror-themed drinks and snacks are available for purchase. Sun 10/30, 6 PM, Untitled Supper Club, 111 W. Kinzie, 312-880-1511, untitledchicago.com. F

Hallowzine 2016 Chicago Zine Fest hosts a night of spooky readings, comics, and music from guests Jack Murphy, Jade Beach, Bianca Xunise, and Fresh2Death. Costumes are encouraged. Fri 10/28, 7 PM, the Chicago Publishers Resource Center, 858 N. Ashland, chicagozinefest.org, $5.

Haunted Ghost Lecture Chicago paranormal researcher Ursula Bielski and her team at Chicago Hauntings discuss the corpses buried under the Lincoln Park Zoo and the grounds' haunted history. Thu 10/27, 7-9 PM, Cafe Brauer, 2021 N. Stockton, lpzoo.org/eve_host_brauer.php, $29.

Haunted Hotel Logan Square's Emporium Arcade Bar has morphed into a hotel where guests check in but don't check out—at least, not until close. Tickets include one drink. 10/24-10/27: 7 PM-1 AM, Emporium Arcade Bar, 2363 N. Milwaukee, 773-360-8774, emporiumchicago.com/logan-square, $10.

Haunting History Magician David Parr guides guests through the North Shore's historic Dawes House. Fri 10/28-Mon 10/31: 7 PM, 8 PM, and 9 PM, Evanston History Center, Charles Gates Dawes House, 225 Greenwood St., Evanston, 847-475-3410, evanstonhistorycenter.org, $25.

...Kamali, Rebecca O'Neal, and the Rat Boys. Sun 10/30, 9 PM-midnight, Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia, 773-227-4433, hideoutchicago.com, $7...

Hip-Hop Halloween Hoedown Fabulous Ladies of Fitness (FLOF) and the Lord spin hip-hop tracks and lead guests through the Humpty Dance, the Roger Rabbit, and the Super Bowl Shuffle. Thu 10/27, 9 PM-2 AM, Cole's, 2338 N. Milwaukee, 773-276-5802, facebook.com/FLOFChicago.

Hog-lloween Prepare to be haunted by the spirits of sows after sampling Frontier's all-you-can-eat smoked Carolina-style pulled-pork sliders along with succotash, mac 'n' cheese, and Rocky Mountain oysters. Mon 10/31, 6:30-9 PM, Frontier, 1072 N. Milwaukee, 773-772-4322, thefrontierchicago.com, $15.

...a tarot card reading. Sat 10/29, 7-10 PM, Sit Social: A Dog Lounge, 3920 N. Ashland, 773-661-9336, sitinchicago.com, $10...

Little Bash of Horrors Bit Bash hosts a night of live music, food, drinks, and the chance to play spooky video games like the Brookhaven Experiment, Crawl, and Pony Island. Costumes are encouraged. Fri 10/28, 7-11 PM, Bottom Lounge, 1375 W. Lake, 312-666-6775, bitbashchicago.com.

Mama's Boy Halloween Party A celebration complete with Italian food, a photobooth, and a costume contest. Fri 10/28, 5 PM-1 AM, Mama's Boy Peasant Italian, 445 N. Dearborn, 312-832-7700, rosebudrestaurants.com/restaurant/mamas-boy-peasant-italian.

...each. 10/29-10/30: Sat 6-10 PM, Sun 1-5 PM, Silent Funny, 4106 W. Chicago, theateroobleck.com, $10 suggested donation...

Peek-A-Boo: Ooky Spooky Halloween Revue Burlesque group Kiss Kiss Cabaret brings back its Halloween show for the eighth year. Through 10/29: Fri-Sat 10 PM, Uptown Underground, 4707 N. Broadway, 773-867-1946, kisskisscabaret.com, $27.50.

Porn and Chicken: Halloween Banger DJ Collective Porn and Chicken hosts this hell- and warfare-themed Halloween party with guest DJs Dark Wave Disco, Jaded Lover, and GoodSex. Fried chicken included. Mon 10/31, 10 PM, Evil Olive, 1551 W. Division, 773-235-9100, evil-olive.com, $10.

Scare You Very Much Stand-up Dave Helem and AMFM Magazine host a 90s-themed Halloween party and variety show. BYOB. Fri 10/28, 7-11 PM, Chicago Art Department, 1932 S. Halsted, #100, 312-226-8601, chicagoartdepartment.org.

Spooky Zoo Spectacular At the 30th anniversary of this seasonal event costumed children can craft near the lions, step into a haunted house by the seals, and collect tasty treats. Sat 10/29, 10 AM-1 PM, Lincoln Park Zoo, 2200 N. Cannon, 312-742-2000, lpzoo.org.

Too Much Fright Makes the Baby Go Blind The Halloween variation of the long-running Neo-Futurist show featuring 30 plays in 60 minutes. "Expect dark humor, heavy metal, and existential dread." Sun 10/30, 10:30 PM, Neo-Futurarium, 5153 N. Ashland, 773-275-5255, neofuturists.org, $20.

...party going on the Cerise rooftop lounge. Sat 10/29, 9 PM, the Commons Club, 203 N. Wabash, 312-940-4400, virginhotels.com/the-commons-club, $20...

    More than three dozen of the best Halloween 2016 events
    Bowie Night 2: Son of Bowie This David Bowie costume party features music from DJ Bobby E. Sat 10/29, 9:30 PM-2:30 AM, Crown Liquors, 2821 N. Milwaukee, 773-252-9741. Carmine's Friday Fright Fest Chicago Woman magazine cohosts this event featuring a costume contest, appetizers, beer, and wine.

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3 More Boystown-Area Robberies; Cops Eye Suspects In Lincoln Park/North Center Pattern

...in the face and robbed of his phone and money by two passengers in the 400 block of West Belmont early Sunday. The cabbie said

    3 More Boystown-Area Robberies; Cops Eye Suspects In Lincoln Park/North Center Pattern
    October's record-setting robbery pace showed no signs of slowing in Wrigleyville and Boystown this weekend. And armed robberies have also been reported in nearby areas of Lakeview, Lincoln Park, North Center, and Uptown. * A cab driver told police that he was punched in the face and robbed of his phone and money by two passengers in the 400 block of West Belmont early Sunday.

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    Ms. Suvada is asking for $253.74:
    My students need manipulatives in order to practice Math in a way that meets their unique needs. We need a number line, practice boards, flop books and more.
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Gunshots around 3?

Did anyone else on/near Kenmore/Belmont hear about 4 gunshots tonight around 3? Something woke me up and now cops are going between the houses searching for something.


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