Linn County Fair 4-H Communications Results

The Linn County Fair 4-H Communications competition was held on June 30 through July 2 at the Linn County Fairgrounds.  Winners will represent Linn County at the Iowa State Fair in August.

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Educational Presentation winners are:

               Intermediate:

                              Jorge Boland, Fairfax

               Senior:

                              Alexa Gormley, Marion

                              Rebecca Stevens, Cedar Rapids

                              Nick Johnson, Cedar Rapids

Working Exhibit winners are:

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Junior:

               Claire Gaffney, Mt. Vernon

               Katie Noll, Marion

Intermediate: 

               Katie Edwards, Mt. Vernon and Megan Baumler, Lisbon

               Abigail James, Urbana and Alynah Rieck, Center Point

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Extemporaneous Speaking winners were:  

               Alexa Gormley, Marion

               Sean Hamilton, Cedar Rapids

For more information about joining 4-H – as a volunteer or as a member, contact the Linn County Extension Office, 383 Collins Road NE, Cedar Rapids, or phone 377-9839.  4-H Youth Development programs provide youth experiences in project learning, communication, citizenship, leadership and personal decision making skills.

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2017 Linn County Fair 4-H Dog Show Results

Linn County 4-H exhibitors showed their dogs at the Linn County Fairgrounds on Monday, July 3,  2017.

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Winners in the Obedience Classes were: 

Champion Advanced Obedience:  Delaney Sturtz, Alburnett

            Reserve Champion Advanced Obedience:  Anna Curtis, Toddville

 Grand Champion Obedience:  Emily Anna Armstrong, Center Point

            Reserve Champion Obedience:  Quincy Chihak, Mt. Vernon                                                                                

 Winners in the Agility classes were:

Champion On-leash 16” and over:  Annelise Barkalow, Springville

           Reserve Campion On-leash 16” and over:  Alexa Gormley, Marion

Champion On-leash under 16”:  Breanne Balderston, Central City

           Reserve Champion On-leash under 16”:  Michaela Rowell, Marion

Champion Off Leash – 16” and Over:  Quincy Chihak, Mt. Vernon

            Reserve Champion Off Leash – 16” and Over:  Emmilee Bean, Center Point

Champion Off Leash – Under 16”:  Delaney Sturtz, Alburnett

            Reserve Champion Off Leash – Under 16”:  Anna Curtis, Toddville

 

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Champion On-leash under 16”:  Breanne Balderston, Central City

Those winning the Showmanship & Grooming classes were:

Champion – Intermediate Showmanship & Grooming Grades 7– 8:  Michaela Rowell, Marion                                       

Champion – Senior Showmanship & Grooming – Grades 9 –12:  AJ Crow Schrader, Marion

 Champion –  Advanced Showmanship – Delaney Sturtz, Alburnett  `

Grand Champion Showmanship:  Delaney Sturtz, Alburnett

             Reserve Champion Showmanship:  AJ Crow Schrader, Marion

4-H, the youth component of the Iowa State University Extension, offers opportunities to choose from among fifty different project areas.  The 4-H program is open to all urban and rural youth kindergarten through 12th grade.  For more information about 4-H, contact the Linn County Extension Office, 383 Collins Road NE, Cedar Rapids or phone 377-9839.

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2017 Linn County Fair 4-H  Dairy Cattle Show Results

Linn County 4-H and FFA Dairy cattle were exhibited at the Linn County Fair on Sunday, 2 July  in Central City.

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Junior Champion Brown Swiss:  Nathan Zumbach, Springville

             Reserve Junior Champion Brown Swiss:  Nathan Zumbach, Springville

Junior Champion Guernsey:  JJ Eilers, Urbana

             Reserve Junior Champion Guernsey:    JJ Eilers, Urbana

Junior Champion Holstein:  Brady Henderson, North Linn FFA

             Reserve Junior Champion Holstein:   Brock Henderson, North Linn FFA

Junior Champion Jersey:  JJ  Eilers, Urbana

             Reserve Junior Champion Jersey:  JJ Eilers, Urbana

Junior Champion Milking Shorthorn:  Carter Eilers, Urbana

 

Supreme Junior Champion Heifer:  Brady Henderson, North Linn FFA

             Reserve Junior Champion Heifer:  JJ Eilers, Urbana

Junior Reserve Champion:  Nathan  Zumbach, Mt. Vernon

Grand  Champion Guernsey:  JJ Eilers, Urbana

Grand Champion Holstein:  Mirannda Schneider-Kettelkamp, Marion

             Reserve Champion Holstein:  Alexis Costello, Cedar Rapids

 Supreme Champion Cow:  JJ Eilers, Urbana

             Reserve Supreme Champion Cow:  Mirannda Schneider-Kettelkamp, Marion

  

Showmanship Class winners

Senior Showmanship Champion:  Mirannda Schneider-Kettelkamp, Marion

             Reserve Champion Senior Showman:  Janelle Staal, Central City

                           Third Place:  Emily Staal, Central City

              

Intermediate Showmanship Champion:  Abbigail Heft, Toddville

             Reserve Champion Intermediate Showman:  Carrie Staal, Central City

 

Junior Showmanship Champion:  Alicia Heft, Toddville

             Reserve Champion Junior Showman:  Breanne Balderston, Central City

                           Third  Place:  Katelynn Staal, Central City

 

Advanced Showmanship Champion:  Carter Eilers, Urbana

-H, the youth component of the Iowa State University Extension, offers opportunities to choose from among fifty different project areas.  The 4-H program is open to all urban and rural youth kindergarten through 12th grade.  For more information about 4-H, contact the Linn County Extension Office, 383 Collins Road,  NE,  Cedar Rapids or phone 377-9839.

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Results of 2017 Linn County Fair 4-H Horse & Pony Game Show and Halter & Pleasure Show

The Linn County 4-H Horse and Pony Games Show was held on Tuesday, June 27 at the Linn County Fairgrounds in Central City.

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Those winning the Game Classes are:

Joe Soukup Memorial Ranch Horse Pleasure, all ages: 

  •  First, Emily Anna Armstrong, Center Point on Buddy
  • Second:  Caitlin Benesh, Alburnett on Gem

 Horse and Pony Egg and Spoon, all ages:

  • First, Emily Anna Armstrong, Center Point on Buddy
  • Second, Haley McMahon, Walker on Lena

Barrels – Pony 8th Grade and Below:

  •  First, Olivia Zubrod, Center Point on Jewel of Dreamers
  •  Second, Caitlin Benesh, Alburnett on Minni Winnie

 Barrels – Pony 9th Grade and Above:

  •  First, Emily Anna Armstrong, Center Point on Sheza Tommy Girl

 Barrels – Horse  – 8th Grade and Below:

  •  First, Haley McMahon, Walkeron Lena
  •  Second, Olivia Zubrod, Center Point, on Action Attraction

Barrels    – Horse – 9th Grade and Above

  • First, Emily Anna Armstrong, Center Point on Buddy
  • Second, Sierra Dougherty, Coggon on Willie

Flags – Pony  – 8th Grade and Below

  •  First, Olivia Zubrod, Center Point on Jewel of Dreamers
  •  Second, Caitlin Benesh, Alburnett on Minni Winnie

 Flags – Pony – 9th Grade and Above

  •  First, Emily Anna Armstrong, Center Point on Sheza Tommy Girl

 Flags, Horse – 8th Grade and Below:

  • First, Gracyn Schutz, Walker, on Ellie
  • Second, Cutter Shefelbine, Central City on Lad

 Flags, Horse – 9th Grade and Above

  •  First, Emily Anna Armstrong,  Center Point on Buddy
  •  Second, Sierra Dougherty, Coggon, on Willie

 Speed, Pony 8th Grade and Below:

  • First, Olivia Zubrod , Center Point on Jewel of Dreamers
  • Second, Caitlin Benesh, Alburnett on Minni Winnie

Speed – Pony 9th Grade and Above

  •  First, Emily Anna Armstrong, Center Point on Sheza Tommy Girl

 Speed  – Horse – 8th Grade and Below

  •  First, Haley  McMahon, Walker on Lena
  • Second, Cutter Shefelbine, Central City on Lad

Speed – Horse   – 9th Grade and Above

  •  First, Emily Anna  Armstrong, Center Point on Buddy
  • Second, Sierra Dougherty, Coggon on Willie

 Poles – Pony  – 8th Grade and Below

  •  First, Olivia Zubrod, Center Point
  • Second, Caitlin Benesh, Alburnett on Minni Winnie

 Poles – Pony –  9th Grade and Above

  •  First Emily Anna Armstrong, Center Point on Sheza Tommy Girl

 Poles  – Horse –  8th Grade and Below

  •  First Haley McMahon, Walker on Lena
  • Second Cutter Shefelbine, Central City on Lad

 Poles – Horse      – 9th Grade and Above

  •  First Emily Anna Armstrong, Center Point on Buddy

Game Pony 8th Grade & Under winners were:

  • High Point, Olivia Zubrod, Center Point
  • Reserve High Point, Caitlin Benesh, Alburnett

Game Pony 9th Grade & Above winner was: 

  • High Point, Emily Anna Armstrong, Center Point

 Game Horse 8th Grade and Under winners were:

  • High Point, Haley McMahon, Walker
  • Reserve High Point, Cutter Shefelbine, Central City

 Game Horse 9th Grade & Above winners were:

  • High Point, Emily Anna Armstrong, Center Point
  •  Reserve High Point, Sierra Dougherty, Coggon

 The Linn County 4-H Horse & Pony Halter and Pleasure Show was held on Monday, July 3 at the Linn County Fairgrounds in Central City. 

Those winning the Halter and Pleasure Show Classes are:

Grand Champion Halter Pony – Emily Anna Armstrong, Center Point

             Reserve Champion Halter Pony – Caitlin Benesh, Alburnett

 Grand Champion Halter Horse –   Caitlin Benesh, Alburnett

Reserve Champion Halter Horse – Sierra Dougherty, Coggon

High Point Pleasure Award for a 4-Her showing a horse 9th grade and above:  Emily Anna Armstrong, Center Point

Reserve High Point Pleasure Award for a 4-Her showing a horse 9th grade and above:  Tie:  Mollie Coffin, Marion  –  Holly Tee, Marion.

High Point Pleasure Award for a 4-Her showing a horse 8th grade and below:  Caitlin Benesh, Alburnett

Reserve High Point Pleasure Award for a 4-Her showing a horse 8th grade and below:  Brynn Beeler, Center Point

High Point Pleasure Award for a 4-Her showing a pony 9th grade and above:  Emily Anna Armstrong, Center Point.

High Point Pleasure Award for a 4-Her showing a pony 8th grade and below:  Olivia Zubrod, Center Point

Reserve High Point Pleasure Award for a 4-Her showing a pony 8th grade and below:  Caitlin Benesh, Alburnett

The Lynn Dunn Memorial Walk/Trot Award went to Caitlin Benesh, Alburnett on All But Scared

4-H, the youth component of the Iowa State University Extension, offers opportunities to choose from among fifty different project areas.  The 4-H program is open to all urban and rural youth kindergarten through 12th grade.  For more information about 4-H, contact the Linn County Extension Office, 383 Collins Road NE, Cedar Rapids or phone 377-9839.

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2017 4-H/FFA Swine Show Results from Linn County Fair

The Linn County 4-H Swine show was held at the Linn County Fairgrounds on Sunday, July 2 with the following results.

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Champion Breeding Gilt:   Ryan Clark, Mt. Vernon

        Reserve Chammpion Breeding Gilt:  Natalie Clark, Mt. Vernon

Champion Purebred Market Hog:  Natalie Clark, Mt. Vernon

        Reserve Champion Purebred Market Hog:  Aleah Brown, Central City

Champion Individual Market Gilt:  Corbin Woods, Walker

       Reserve Champion Individual Market Gilt:  Nathan Wilson, Center Point

Champion Individual Market Barrow:  Corbin Woods, Walker

       Reserve Champion Individual Market Barrow:  David Iehl, Central City

Grand Champion Market Hog:  Corbin Woods, Walker

         Reserve Grand Champion Market Hog:  David Iehl, Central City

Champion Derby Gilt:  Rebekah Rundle, North Linn FFA

        Reserve Champion Derby Gilt:  Jacob Waltz, Central City

Champion Derby Barrow:  Mitchell Louwagie, Mt. Vernon

       Reserve Champion Derby Barrow:  Andrew Louwagie, Mt.  Vernon

Grand Champion Derby Hog:  Mitchell Louwagie, Mt. Vernon

       Reserve Grand Champion Derby Hog:  Andrew Louwagie, Mt. Vernon

Showmanship

Senior Showmanship Champion:  Nathan Wilson, Center Point

     Reserve Champion Senior Showman:  Ryan Clark, Mt. Vernon

             Senior Showmanship 3rd Place:  Andrew Louwagie, Mt. Vernon

Intermediate Champion Showman:  Kolby Morris, Central City

     Reserve Champion Intermediate Showman:  Keely Franck, Walker

             Intermediate Showmanship 3rd: Place:  Lee Sloan, Alburnett

Junior Champion Showman:  Betsy Louwagie, Mt. Vernon

     Junior Reserve Champion Showman:  Riggs Martin, Central City

             Junior 3rd Place Showman:  Jayda Bowman, Marion

Advanced Champion Showman:  Nathan Wilson, Center Point

     Advanced Reserve Champion Showman:   Mitchell Louwagie, Mt. Vernon

             Advanced 3rd Place Showman:  Corbin Woods, Walker

Champion Pen of Three:  Parker Janson, Cedar Rapids

     Reserve Champion Pen of Three:  Kyle Franck, Walker

Champion Carcass Merit Gilt:  Nathan Wilson, Center Point

     Reserve Champion Carcass Merit Gilt:  Savannah Hatch, Center Point

Champion Carcass Merit Barrow:  Jamison Jansen, Cedar Rapids

    Reserve Champion Carcass Merit Barrow:  Curtis McGovern, Central City

 

4-H, the youth component of the Iowa State University Extension, offers opportunities to choose from among fifty different project areas.  The 4-H program is open to all urban and rural youth kindergarten through 12th grade.  For more information about 4-H, contact the Linn County Extension Office, 383 Collins Road NE, Cedar Rapids or phone 377-9839.

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2017 Linn County Fair 4-H Miscellaneous Pet Show

The Linn County 4-H miscellaneous pet show was held on Friday, June 30, 2017 at the Linn County Fairgrounds.  The miscellaneous pet show gives youth a chance to share their knowledge and skill in working with a wide variety of pets including fish, reptiles, hobby goats and llamas.

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Linn County Fair Miscellaneous Pet Show

Overall Champion High Point Miscellaneous Animal:   Emily Anna Armstrong, Center Point with Stella, Skunk

Overall Reserve Champion Miscellaneous Animal:  Cade Garman, Center Point with George, African Hedge Hog    

 

4-H, the youth component of the Iowa State University Extension, offers opportunities to choose from among fifty different project areas.  The 4-H program is open to all youth kindergarten through 12th grade.  For more information about 4-H, contact the Linn County Extension Office, 383 Collins Road, NE, Suite 201, Cedar Rapids or phone 377-9839.  Iowa State University Extension programs are available to all without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age or disability

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Top Winners Named In 2017 Linn County Fair 4-H/FFA Beef Show

Linn County 4-H and FFA youth exhibited beef animals on July 1, 2017 at the Linn County Fair in Central City, IA.

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2017 4-H/FFA Beef Show

Champion 1st Calf Heifer with Calf:  Presley Klima, Walker

 Breeding Beef winners were:

Champion Returning Bucket Bottle Breeding Heifer:  Abbigail Blackford, Marion

                Reserve Champion Bucket Bottle Breeding Heifer:  Breanne Balderston, Central City

Champion Home Raised  Breeding Heifer:  Katie Flitsch, Central City

Reserve Champion Home Raised Breeding Heifer:  Jalea Horning, Marion

Champion Angus Heifer:  Breckyn Betenbender, Coggon                                                                                                         

                Reserve Champion Angus Heifer:  Lane Sommerfelt, Walker

Champion Chianina Heifer:  Tucker Klima, Walker

                Reserve Champion Chianina Heifer:  Tate Haughenbury, Coggon

Champion Shorthorn Plus Heifer:   Braden Oxley, Marion

Reserve Champion Shorthorn Plus Heifer:  Braden Langhoff, Marion

Champion Shorthorn Heifer:  Allison Ross, Marion

                Reserve Champion Shorthorn Heifer:  Charlie Schrader, Cedar Rapids

Champion Foundation Simmental Heifer:  Nathan Novak, Mt. Vernon

Reserve Champion Foundation Simmental Heifer:  Sam Stoner, Mt. Vernon   

Champion Simmental Heifer:  Nicole Sutter, Central City

Reserve Champion Simmental Heifer:  Lane Sommerfelt, Walker

Champion All Other Breeds Heifer:  Allison Ross, Marion

Champion Commercial Heifer:  Braden Oxley, Marion           

Reserve Champion Commercial Heifer:  Nathan Wilson,  Center  Point

Supreme Champion Breeding Heifer:  Braden Oxley, Marion

                Reserve Supreme Champion Breeding Heifer:  Nathan Novak, Mt. Vernon

                3rd Overall Breeding Heifer:  Sam Stoner, Mt. Vernon

                4th Overall Breeding Heifer:  Breckyn Betenbender, Coggon

                5th Overall Breeding Heifer:  Lane Sommerfelt, Walker                                                                                                                            

Market Beef Winners were:

Champion Returning Bucket Bottle Steer:  Riley Blackford

Reserve Champion Returning Bucket Bottle Steer:   Presley  Klima,  Walker

Champion Returning Bucket Bottle Market Heifer:  Keely Franck, Walker

Champion Home Raised Light Weight Market Steer:  Braden Langhoff, Marion

Reserve Champion Lightweight Home Raised Market Steer:  Maci Mollenhauer, Center Point

Champion Home Raised Middleweight Market Steer:  Tate Whitham, Central City

                Reserve Champion Home Raised Middleweight Market Steer:  Ella Whitham, Central City

Champion Home Raised Heavyweight Market Steer:  Cole Mollenhauer, Center Point

Reserve Champion Home Raised Heavy Weight Market Steer:  Jordan Balderston, Central City

Champion Overall Home Raised Market Beef:  Tate Whitham, Central City

Reserve Champion Overall Home Raised Market Beef:  Ella Whitham, Central City 

Champion Angus Steer:   Travis Benesh, Marion

Reserve Champion Angus Steer:   Kayla Hospodarsky, Cedar Rapids

Champion Chianina Steer:   Braden Oxley, Marion

                Reserved Champion Chianina Steer:  Braden Oxley, Marion 

Champion Hereford Steer:  Kylie Mysak, Springville

                Reserve Champion Hereford Steer:  Kylie Mysak, Springville

Champion Maine-Anjou Steer:  David Iehl, Central City

Reserve Champion Maine-Anjou Steer:  Bailey Hatch, Center Point

Champion Red Angus Steer, Kylie  Franck, Walker

                Reserve Champion Red Angus Steer:  MaKenna Blackford, Marion

 

Champion Shorthorn Steer:  Braden Langhoff, Marion

Reserve Champion Shorthorn Steer:   Allison Ross, Marion

Champion Simmental Steer:  Zachary Cooper, Cedar Rapids

                Reserve Champion Simmental Steer:  Savannah Hatch, Center Point

Champion All Other Breeds Steer:   Allison Ross, Marion

Champion Light Weight Crossbred Steer:  Taryn Wittenburg, Springville

                Reserve Champion Light Weight Crossbred Steer: Ben Moyer, Alburnett

Champion Middle Weight Crossbred Steer:  Nathan Novak, Mt. Vernon

                Reserve Champion Middle Weight Crossbred Steer:  Breckyn  Betenbender, Coggon

Champion Heavy Weight Crossbred Steer:  Presley Klima, Center Point

                Reserve Champion Heavy Weight Crossbred Steer:  Tate Haughenbury, Coggon

Champion Market Heifer:  Lindsey Hospodarsky, Cedar Rapids

                Reserve Champion Market Heifer:  Emily Anna Armstrong, Center Point

Champion Overall Crossbred  Beef:  Presley Klima, Center Point

                Reserve Champion  Overall Crossbred Beef:  Nathan Novak, Mt. Vernon

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Top Ten Rate of Gain                                                                                                         ADG                        Weight

Champion Rate of Gain:  Riley Blackford, Marion

Reserve Champion Rate of Gain:  Maci Mollenhauer, Center Point

3rd  Place Rate of Gain:   Kylie Mysak, Springville

4th  Place Rate of Gain:  Jordan Balderston, Central City

5th Place Rate of Gain:  Kylie Mysak, Springville

6th Place Rate of Gain:  Sam Arnold

7th Place Rate of Gain:  Taryn  Wittenburg, Springville

8th Place Rate of Gain:  Abbigail Blackford, Marion                                                    

9th Place Rate of Gain:  Tate Haughenbury, Coggon

10th Place Rate of Gain:  Kyle Franck, Walker

                Grand Champion Market Beef:  Presley Klima, Center Point

                                Reserve Grand Champion Market Beef:  Nathan Novak, Mt. Vernon

                                                3rd Over All Market Beef:  David Iehl, Central City

                                                4th Over All Market Beef:  Braden Langhoff, Marion

                                                5th Over All Market Beef:  Braden Oxley, Marion

 Top showmanship winners:

Champion Advanced Showman:  Nathan Novak, Mt. Vernon

Reserve Champion Advanced Showmanship:  Jalea Horning, Marion

                Third – Allison Ross, Marion

Champion Senior Showman:  David Iehl, Central City

Reserve Champion Senior Showman:  Collin Hallier, Mt. Vernon

                Third – Sam Stoner, Mt. Vernon

Champion Intermediate Showman:  Presley Klima, Walker

Reserve Champion Intermediate Showman:   Braden Langhoff, Marion

Third – Katie Flitsch, Central City

Champion Junior Showman:  Lindsey Hospodarsky, Cedar Rapids

Reserve Champion Junior Showman:  Tucker Klima, Walker

                Third – Tate Haughenbury, Coggon

 1st Place  Senior Obstacle Course Award:  Braden Oxley, Marion

2nd Place Senior Obstacle Course Award:  Allison Ross, Marion

1st Place Intermediate Obstacle Course Award:  Bailey Hatch, Center Point

2nd Place Intermediate Obstacle Course Award:  Keelyh Franck, Walker

1st Place Junior Obstacle Course Award:  Lane Sommerfelt, Walker

2nd Place Junior Obstacle Course Award:  Taryn Wittenburg, Springville

Senior Champion All-Around Award:  Jalea Horning, Marion

                Senior Reserve All Around Award:  Collin Hallier, Mt Vernon

Intermediate Champion All-Around Award:  Katie Flitsch, Central City

                Intermediate Reserve Champion All-Around Award:  Bailey Hatch

Junior Champion All-Around Award:  Olivia Zubrod, Center Point

                Junior Reserve All Around Award:  Lane Sommerfelt, Walker

 

4-H, the youth component of the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, offers opportunities to choose from among fifty different project areas.  The 4-H program is open to all urban and rural youth kindergarten through 12th grade.  For more information about 4-H, contact the Linn County Extension Office, 383 Collins Road, NE, Cedar Rapids or phone 319-377-9839.

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