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first, meteorologist adam caskey. a lot of people getting married today. >> the weather will be fine today. gusty today and. you need some extra hair spray later on. the wind will be 30 miles an hour at times. it's 39 degrees in southeast d.c., 36 in fairfax if 37 in hagerstown and walkersville. huntingtown, 39. wind chills in the upper 20s this morning to you in northwest of town. 50 degrees this afternoon for a high-temperature, below average partly cloudy. very pleasant this weekend. sunny skies, near 60 tomorrow. sunday in the 60's with partly cloudy skies. . >>-- patty veterans a cur -- happy
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veterans's day. no traffic on 395 near the pentagon. a few people out there marching into the district. no problems reported. we will keep an eye on things. back to you. >> thank you. our top story, and a new voice emerges in the child sex abuse scandal at penn state. we hear from the mother of one of the alleged victims of former assistant jerry sandusky. jummy olabanji joins us with the latest developments. >> good morning. ever since the story broke, many people including joe paterno have been selling depressed for the alleged victim's. glass knight one victim's mother spoke exclusively with abc news about the horror that her son has suffered.
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>> maybe you should of told me. he said i did not know what to do and you cannot tell jerry sandusky and no. >> she is the mother of one of eight children that jerry sandusky is charged with sexually molesting over 16 years. the modelsb of students protested the firing of joe paterno on wednesday night, who was removed from the university along with the university president. >> we must support each other believe in each other. >> many students and alumni are wondering why has the only witness in the case, mike mcqueary, and not lost his job as the wide receivers coach? he told the grand jury that he saw a jerry sandusky rating a little orlin in the teens sean moran -- in a team shower?
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>> it's your obligation to go in there and save that little boy. >> mike mcqueary told joe paterno and joe paterno purported six university officials. the university has said that shall not coach at this weekend's game. the penn state sex scandal cost joe paterno his job and might have caused him a shot of the presidential medal of freedom. the pennsylvania senator pat toomey and others are no longer supporting his nomination. you can get more on this story
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on our facebook page and our web site the latest in the search for washington nationals catcher wilson ramos. the remains missing after being kidnapped from his home in venezuela. brianne carter is live in national park where a vigil will be held tonight. >> fans will gather here outside the park at 6:00 tonight for a candlelight vigil, 24 hours after he was taken. still no word from his abductors. the state department calls this alarming. there's growing concern this morning for the safety of washington nationals catcher wilson ramos. he had been back home with his family and this will and four armed men reportedly snatched tel -- snappedtched him. >> this native venezuela says they are worried about this
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specific crime. >> when you get high-profile people it is more complicated. >> authorities in this will save the vehicle used to him was found north of witty was captured -- north of where he was captured. the team released this statement -- family and friends gathered in venezuela last night for a candlelight vigil. everyone is praying for his safe return there and here. there will be a number of events across our region to honor those who have served in uniform. there will be an event of the board ii memorial honoring african-american veterans. that is this morning.
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president obama, d.c. mayor vincent gray as well, will take part in ceremonies at arlington national. and there will be a ceremony at the vietnam memorial. legislation that would help unemployed veterans is headed to the house. the senate passed the bill 95-0. there would be tax credits for companies that hire veterans that have been job hunting six months. 40 degrees outside. >> the washington national cathedral is reopening for the first time since the august earthquake. a preview of tomorrow's event. >> president obama will have to find another aide to play basketball with on the court among other things. reggie love is leaving his post. >> we will be right back.
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traffic and weather every ten minutes. >> lots of veterans day events. >> gondolyou need to dress in layers
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because it's going to be cold outside. 37 in gaithersburg right now. in the 30's in outlying areas. 36 in frederick, 37 in winchester. 43 in annapolis along the water. 50 degrees todaythis afternoon. highs around 60. near 60 on saturday. in the 60's on sunday. in the 60's as we go to the middle of next week. next chance of mannesmann? . --neck a chance of rain is monday. >> federal holiday means light volume of traffic. modified schedule for metro will.
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marching along just fine across the potomac river. this is south of town across the wilson bridge. google into the district. back to you. >> thank you. republican presidential candidate rick perry trying to put a positive spin on his debate blunder. >> #7. >> i thought the debate was tonight. >> more from his appearance on "david letterman." >> prepare for more changes to facebook. what has to do wit
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welcome back. checking our top stories. the mother of an alleged victim in the penn state sex abuse scandal is sharing her son's story. he felt he did not have the port
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to resist former defensive coordinator jerry sandusky. he is charged with molesting eight children over 15 years. there will be a vigil at nationals park tonight for kidnapped catcher wilson ramos. authorities in venezuela say that four armed men abducted a 24-year-old on monday. an intense search is underway. the nation will pause today to honor those who serve in uniform. cities across the d.c. area will hold ceremonies and there will be events of the world war ii memorial a vietnam memorial, and arlington national. the exact moment once they oppose the deadly earthquake occurred in turkey. this footage was called by security cameras. it shows frightened people running for cover. 13 people killed. that earthquake followed last month's 7.2 earthquake which killed more than 600 people.
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louisa county, virginia, will get federal held to repair schools and damaged by an earthquake in august. thomas dickerson elementary and louisa county high-school have been closed indefinitely because of the damage. students are attending class is in temporary facilities. the quake-damaged national cathedral will reopen for the first time tomorrow. a special event will take place. the rev. dr. marianne buddy will be the first-ever female bishop of the diocese and that ceremony is sunday. the state department ordering a developer of an oil pipeline to be about that amount environmentally sensitive areas of nebraska. that means it could not happen until after the 2012 elections. the canadian company wants to
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build this to carry oil from alberta canada, to refineries on the texas gulf coast. pipeline would pose an environmental. president obama losing another team member of his team. his personal assistant reggie love will leave the white house by the end of the year. the 30-year-old has worked with mr. obama since he was a u.s. senator from illinois. the former duke basketball and put all clear also played president with the president on occasion. he's getting his m.b.a.. we want to turn to the controversy surrounding gop presidential candidate herman cain. it could be awhile before we hear more from the woman accusing him of sexual harassment. karen kraushaar and sharon bialek are hoping to hold a news conference with two other women. karen kraushaar's lawyer said that she's not been able to get all four together. presidential candidate rick perry is getting in on the jokes
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over his debate blunder. he struggled to remember what the streets of apartments that he wants to abolish. the appeared with david letterman last night with the top 10 rick perry excuses. >> you try concentrating with mitt romney smiling at you. >> i know. >> he is asking supporters to pitch in a few campaign dollars for every government agency they would abolish. >> i wonder if he wrote the top- 10 list. >> he definitely deliver the jokes. apple is updating its global software. facebook is updating its privacy practices. >> >> facebook is close to selling charges that it misled users about its use of their personal information. the deal awaits final approval
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from the federal trade commission and is likely to affect many other on-line web sites. apple's says that it has fixed the recent data problems that have been plaguing its mobile customers. yesterday the company released an updated version of its software for the iphone, ipad, and ipad touch. it's available through wi-fi. a young man was 14 when he was killed by a tornado. now visitors to his grave can scan a code with his smartphone -- with their smartphone and they can hear his voice and see him again. his mother wants to make sure that aaron is not forgotten. we have many weddings competitive -- weddings today for veteran's day.
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>> they will need lots of hair spray. my grandmother used to always wear a bonnet. >> that is old school. >> when you are living in duluth, minnesota, you need that for several reasons. gusty wind all the time. 42 degrees right now at reagan national airport. dulles airport beat in duluth minnesota in snowfall this year. it's 42 degrees at reagan national. 39 at dulles airport. 37 in frederick and hagerstown. in the 30's for the most part. cold front moved through yesterday. the been moving at 20 miles an hour in the district, 22 in manassas. winchester, gusts at 31. it feels like 27 in winchester. we are talking about the wind
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chill factor. the first time i have had to use this map all season. we are going to need it coming up within the next couple months as well. clear skies overhead now. clouds of to the northwest. lake-effect snow fall is going on in the great lakes. that is a sign of fall and a cold front. we are in between these low pressure systems to the north and a high-pressure system to the south. when we get stuck in between systems, we can get gusty wind. today is no exception. we will see wind gusts possibly in excess of 30 miles an hour or today. blustery. highs near to 50 degrees. cool. 10 degrees below average for this time of year. but we do rebound into the weekend. of course 60'sthe upper 50's tomorrow
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with sunshine. partly cloudy on sunday, highs in the 60's. mid 60's into the middle part of next week as well. the next chance of rain fall is monday. that is the forecast. i don't have much to talk about. headed to work today, you will find hov relax for everyone except the john hanson highway. green lights all around the region. the wilson bridge, 50 between annapolis and cheverly also in good shape on the west side of town, through leesburg sterling, 66 between centreville on and the beltway looks good centreville on 270 between father hurley boulevard and 495. 95 disquiet between richmond and baltimore. nonexistent stuff on the beltway at new hampshire ave. back to you. >> thank you. 5:21 on this friday, 40
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degrees. >> virginia tech's hit the field last night. who won as they hit the gridiron? >> gun road's shocking punishment by air on father was witnessed by millions. its banking disciplined or abuse? >> there are consequences of bad behavior. >> why is it ok to hit a child with a belt, but not an adult?
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there was a thursday night nfl game. the oakland raiders had a 24-17 victory over san diego. the raiders have sole possession of first place in the nfc west. they had the chargers their fourth straight loss, the best
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since 2003. >> hwee fires into to danny cole >> . virginia tech played last night in atlanta. they defeated georgia tech, 37- 26. the yellow jackets are now no threat. >> tim brant passports. >> the redskins have fallen a couple paragraphs away from the headlines. they will play the dolphins on sunday in miami. john beck is going to bback to the stadium where ddot is he got his start. >> one little thing could turn the season amount. you have to get the first one. that's what i know about being
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in the nfl. the positive attitude means a whole lot. that's what we have to do. >> the washington capitals played in new jersey devils tonight in a new jersey. the capitals will be looking to snap a two-game losing streak. have a great day. 5:27, 40 degrees. the news continues at 5:30. >> the latest in the search for national player wilson ramos kidnapped in venezuela. how fans and teammates will honor him tonight and nationals park. >> the mother of one of the penn state sex abuse victims is breaking silence. and here what she has to say. >> adam caskey in the belfort furniture weather center. before the first time this season, the wind chill map
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live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> he was like, i didn't know what to do, and you just can't tell jerry no. >> we are following and abc news exclusive. this morning we are hearing from the mother of one of the alleged victims in the child sex abuse scandal at penn state. good morning, washington. thanks for joining us on this friday, november 11. it is veterans day. i am cynne simpson. >> i am pamela brown. we begin with traffic and weather every ten minutes. adam caskey has a check on the forecast. it's gonna be gusty air outside. >> and it's giving us a little bit of wind chill factor. but take a look at temperatures
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first. we are in the 30's for the most part. 39 in martinsburg, 37 in frederick, 42 in reagan national, 36 pin fredericksburg. when you factor in the wind, 27 is what it feels like in winchester at this time. especially gusty northwest of town. for the most part the wind chills will dip into the 20s at times to start the day. 50 this afternoon, partly cloudy, gusty winds up to 30 miles an hour at times. improving into the weekend sunshine tomorrow, back in the upper 50's. mid 60's on sunday, looking good. quiet traffic. lighter volume expected this morning. a chill the -- hov rules will accept for the john hanson highway. light volume on 270 in clarksburg. headlights are southbound. poteau frederick into montgomery county moving nicely. in-- out of frederick.
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looks good on 81 11, interstate 70, and no problems out of southern maryland. back to you. >> thank you. now to the child sex abuse scandal at penn state. we are hearing from the mother of one of the boys allegedly abused by jerry sandusky. jummy olabanji has this exclusive. >> good morning. the mother speaks about quarterback she said that her son suffered many years. he is one of eight young children and jerry sandusky has been charged with molesting over 16 years. according to the grand jury indictment of the victim in this case was repeatedly sexually assaulted inside jerry sandusky' home after he gave the boy gives including a golf cart and a computer and philadelphia eagles tickets and cash.
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his mother spoke with george stephanopoulos. her voice has been disguised. >> by said maybe we should have come to this conclusion earlier you should have told mckinny. -- you should have told me. he was like, i didn't know what to do, and you just can't tell jerry no. >> eiffelhe felt stuck. >> jerry sandusky and says that he did not do this. you can watch more exclusive interview of day number one's -- of victim number one's later.
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now to latest in the kidnapping of washington nationals catcher wilson ramos. fans are expected to gather at a national star tonight for a vigil. venezuelan authorities are conducting an intense search. armed men jumped out of a car and kidnapped him on monday. there's been no word from his captors. the 24-year-old was in venezuela plans for the winter league. yesterday the senate passed legislation to help unemployed veterans with government contractors. tax credits would be awarded to companies that hire veterans out of work at least six months. ben eisler is live at arlington national cemetery, with a preview of local events. >> there's a lot going on. the most widely publicized event is happening near arlington cemetery about 11:00 a.m.
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the wreath-laying at the tomb of the unknown. after the ceremony there will be a memorial or rather a ceremony inside the memorial amphitheater of which is nearby. there's also a concert at 10:00 a.m. before the ceremony of by the army band inside the amphitheater. president obama will participate in the ceremony. later in the day the president will fly to san diego where preparations are under way for college basketball game aboard the aircraft carrier that bill read osama bin laden at cpacsea. both teams will be wearing camouflage uniforms with usa on the back of their jerseys instead of the players' names. other festivities kicked off yesterday with the dedication of the new walter reed hospital if and reopening of the d.c. war memorial and various other celebrations will be going on today and throughout the entire region. has a full list.
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click on the veterans day stab at the top of a home page. ben eisler, abc 7 news. -- the veterans day tab. free meals and other services for veterans today. check with retailers for restrictions. you likely will need to show proof of military service. 40 degrees today. >> still ahead key u.s. congresswoman gabrielle giffords speaking for the first time since the shooting that nearly took her life. we have a preview of that exclusive interview that you'll see monday night on abc 7. >> deadly shootings have affected occupy wall street protests in two cities. >> and another check on traffic and weather every 10 minutes. stay with us. we will be right back.
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there is a westerly winds that has moved in behind a cold front yesterday. we are feeling the effects. there is lake effect weather in the great lakes region. we are wedged in between low pressure systems to our north and types of assistance to our south. that's giving us a gusty northwesterly wind. we will feel that true today. it feels like 20 degrees in frostburg right now. feels like 27 in winchester at the regional airport. air temperature of 36 in round hill, but it feels like 27. temperatures this morning in the 30's for the most part. when the wind toopicks up, it will feel like it's in the '20s for a time this morning. most of the day will be spent in the 40's.
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keep that in mind. improvements tomorrow. sunshine, close to 60. moving around interstate travel, looks fabulous. light volume. no troubles in the district. looks good on the freeway and looks good in northwest washington and southeast across the suitland bridge. looks good on 295. across the wilson bridge, moving nicely. so is the beltway in college park. back to you. >> thank you. 5:41, 40 degrees. >> the u.s. army has gotten a huge lawsuit stemming from the for the mass shooting. the victims and family members are suing. >> a girl missing four weeks in kansas cit [ male announcer ] the chicken marinara melt is the featured $5 footlong™ of november. juicy chicken, marinara sauce, and melty cheese served toasted on freshly baked italian bread. get it pronto,
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a check on our top stories the mother of a young boy allegedly victimized by former penn state football coach jerry sandusky is speaking out. he felt he did not have the power to say no. mike mcqueary the person who allegedly witnessed the molestation, will not attend saturday's game. there's no word yet on when a missing baseball player will be found. wilson ramos was abducted in venezuela. veterans day ceremonies take place as the world war ii memorial this morning and there are events at arlington national cemetery and the vietnam memorial as well as in other cities across the country. a funeral today for a longtime director for abc news
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and news channel 8. paul bruno died at the age of 83. he was a volunteer firefighter the more than 50 years. his funeral will be in silver spring at 11:00 this morning. deadly shootings have rocked occupy wall street protests in two cities. a 35-year-old veteran shot and killed himself in vermont. it's not clear why he committed suicide. the mana man died at a protest in oakland. they believe it may have stemmed from a fight and it's not known if the men were associated with the protest. $750 million for the attack at fort hood in 2009.
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the families are suing epothe military. congresswoman gabrielle giffords oakwood and diane sawyer of. of >> how do you feel? >> pretty good. >> is a painful, is it hard? >> it is difficult. >> she is suffering from a brain injury. the six people were killed when a gunman opened fire, and 13 others injured. that interview is monday night on abc 7. a missouri girl is supposed to celebrate her first birthday today, but authorities still don't know what happened to our. police have run out of places to search for lisa irwin. but the investigation has not lost steam. investigators are still looking into the hundreds of leads. but they say that her parents have not been as open as police would like. a $100 million expansion top
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bwi marshall -- to dwi marshall airport. this will allow direct access to the concourses and there would be 8500 new square feet of retail space. the project schedule to be completed by 2013 and will begin next. so good news for people driving in d.c. today. it's a federal holiday and that means there will be no rush hour or restrictions or reversible lanes changes for the morning and afternoon. parking meters and residential parking restrictions would not be in effect. holiday weekend track work a slowdown metro passengers. green line not running a train l'enfant plaza and southern avenue until closing on sunday. there will be free shuttle buses. shady grove and rockville stations on the bull run will be closed from 11:00 p.m. saturday until 7:00 a.m. on sunday.
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there are many events taking place this morning. >> the world war ii memorial. but i will be bundled up. >> its point to be gusty as well. prepare for that. overall weather pattern has shifted. not as mild and sunny as what we had earlier this week. it will be 20 degrees cooler than the temperature had earlier in the week. near 50 today. that is 10 degrees below average. we are in the 30's for the most part currently. 42 and reagan national, and 40 in quantico. 37 in manchester and hagerstown. 36 in cumberland. the wind is out of the northwest and steady at 10 or 15 miles an hour, gusting over 20. 31 miles an hour in winchester. when you factor in the wind, it feels like we are in the '20s and time.
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most of the wind chills mine now are around 30 degrees. in winchester, it feels like 28 degrees. it feels like 29 in cumberland. there's a wind chill elegance early this morning. clear skies over the metro area clouds in the potomac highlands. northwesterly flow. typically along the ridge tops and western-facing slopes could feel the wind stronger today. pennsylvania ohio, new york, a weather pattern strengthening, a sign of our own. we are in between the low pressure to the north and type pressure to the south. that translates into gusty wind. today is no exception. west northwesterly flow. 35 miles an hour or periodically throughout the day. prepare for the wind and not just the cold temperature. 50 degrees for the high
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temperature, partly cloudy. upper 50's tomorrow, not as windy. in the '60s by sunday. home of the free and the brave. making our drive around town this morning i feel confident that we will have light volume. hov rules relaxed for everyone except the john hanson highway. reversible lanes are on a two- way traffic pattern. clara barton parkway, canal road a two-wave patterns. no delay at georgia avenue. virginia looks good. 66 95, 395 moving nicely. patty and biotec -- i am happy above that -- about that
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more americans are expected to drink in 2012. >> where is the peacbeef >? walmart is going to get a better quality of beef. it is driving the wholesale price to an eight-year high. the senate is approving legislation to give tax breaks to companies hiring veterans. it's part of president obama's jobs bill. a survey says that one out of five employers plan to hire veterans over the next 12 months. they need help as they are battling higher than average unemployment. one of the biggest challenges in reporting veterans is that they don't always marked their military experience. alcohol sales are expected to rise slightly next year.
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a forecast says they are starting to see consumers treating themselves to a drink or two while dining out, for the economy. and i would like to say happy veteran's day. linda bell reporting. time is running out, but you still have a chance to win $700 in our latest facebook giveaway. >> it's easy. you have until 4:00 p.m. today and will announce the winner at 5:00. four degrees outside. >> we will be right bac
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an american sufer has -- surfer has set a new record for the biggest wave ever surfed garrett mcnamara age 44, had to be towed into the wave by ed jet ski and he describes the experience as magical. >> that is dreamy. look at him go. >> that is dangerous. it is 11-11-11.
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>> many people marking the day by getting married. las vegas wedding chapels are gearing up for the rush as well as david bridle. 57,000 couples in the u.s. plan. -- plan to get married today. there's much more to come. >> more on an exclusive. the child sex abuse scandal at penn state. we will hear from the mother of one of the young boy is accusing jerry sandusky of abuse. >> and lisa baden is coming back to help you navigate the morning commute. a live look at the 14th
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straight ahead alisa clark, breaking her silence, with the mother of an abuse victim says about the jerry sandusky. -- straight ahead, breaking her silence. >> i was up late last night watching "dancing with the stars." >> rick perry talks about wednesday's bryan freiss. "good morning


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