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Jackie Tate, 30, living in Savonburg with a relative as recently as July, was arrested Tuesday in Hugo, Colo., on a warrant issued by the U.S. Marshals office, Wichita. Tate has been known to go by an alias, Isa Sulamun Zaid Harbah. Nature of information leading to the warrant being issued for Tate was not made public.
Libertarian files for ’14 election By JOHN MILBURN Associated Press
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Bonner Springs woman has become the first Libertarian Party candidate to file for the 2014 Kansas governor’s race, a field the party’s chairman said Wednesday he hopes continues to grow. Tresa McAlhaney of Bonner Springs, chairwoman of the Wyandotte County Libertarian Party, announced Wednesday that she has filed
We want to start a revolution and clean out. It’s time for fresh people and ideas. — Tresa McAlhaney
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“We knew Tate was in Savonburg earlier and when we got the warrant, we checked there, but he had left,” Sheriff Bryan Murphy said. Allen County officers did obtain some information, including credit card and Tate’s cell phone numbers, that they passed on to federal authorities and which were helpful in his apprehension. Tate’s arrest in Colorado came after a short vehicle and foot chase by Colorado Highway Patrol officers, Murphy was told. He is the half-brother of Daniel Lee Waddell, a defendant in the attempted robbery of the Citizens Bank of Kincaid in March. Murphy said his officers had some contact with Tate in the past, but “nothing serious as I recall,” he said.
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HUMBOLDT — Families and faculty of USD 258 packed into Humboldt High School Wednesday night to ask questions and learn more about the district’s new digital curriculum. K.B. Criss, Humboldt superintendent, appraised all with stories from his firsthand experience with the Pearson 1:1 digital learning program. “Our goal is to provide the very best education that we can,” Criss said. Humboldt will be the first school in Kansas to work with Pearson and fully integrate computers in the classroom. Criss was radiating with excitement as he told story after story of how three other See DIGITAL | Page A4
Molly Spalding, a Pearson specialist, top, gives a demonstration during a parents night Wednesday of the new digital curriculum Humboldt students will use this school year. At bottom, USD 258 Superintendent of Schools K.B. Criss explains his passion about the style of learning.
the necessary paperwork to establish her campaign. She and running mate Grant Nelson of Prairie Village are the first team to go public about seeking to oust Republican Gov. Sam Brownback next year. McAlhaney, 33, said her early entry in the 2014 campaign season is designed to spark interest among voters who want to change the direction of state government. “We want to start a revolution and clean out. It’s time for fresh people and ideas,” she said. “We felt like there are people out there looking for a political home.” Al Terwelp, chairman of the Kansas Libertarian Party, said he hopes several other candidates step forward before the See ELECTION | Page A4
Quilter achieves three-peat at fair By KAYLA BANZET firstname.lastname@example.org
Judy McGraw with her quilt, which won grand champion at the Anderson County Fair.
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Hand quilting takes time and patience but the intricate details are rewarding once the project is finished, especially for Judy McGraw. McGraw won grand champion for her quilt during the Anderson County fair this year — for the third year in a row. The quilt she entered took about six months to complete. During consideration at the fair, judges look for certain things in a quilt. “They look for workmanship and if the stitching is even or not,” McGraw said.
“They look for even quilting, the squareness of it and the design of the quilt.” The quilt that won McGraw grand champion has vibrant colors bursting from the cloth. Flowers near the border have dazzling bead work. McGraw said she gets ideas for her quilt designs from various places. “Sometimes I get inspiration from a magazine or quilt books,” she said. This particular quilt came in a kit. It had the fabric but McGraw had to design and See QUILTER | Page A4
About 100 Iola Middle and High schools students descended on Iola High Wednesday evening for a “Back to School Bash,” sponsored by young group leaders of several Iola churches. Four groups of 25 each played rowdy games of basketball — using a volleyball — before all congregated to gobble down refreshments and listen to a concert in the lecture hall. Vol. 115, No. 201
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Church hosts breakfast About 75 guests attended the annual Calvary United Methodist Church Womenâ€™s Mission breakfast Aug. 1. Pastor Gene McIntosh gave the invocation for the breakfast, prepared and served by men of the church. President Saundra Upshaw welcomed guests and gave an update on her husband, Paul, who is at Allen County Hospital for treatment to prepare for chemotherapy. Area churches represented were Ward Chapel AME, Humboldt United Methodist, Salem United Methodist, Wesley United Method-
ist and Trinity UMC, Colony, including its new minister, Dorothy Welch. Kim Romig read a poem, â€œThank You Volunteers,â€? and presented each guest with a printed volunteer tribute. Tyler McIntosh from the Wesley youth group and Calvaryâ€™s Sherryl Scovill gave the program. McIntoshâ€™s group went to Atlanta, Ga., where they worked at a boys and girls home. Scovill went with the Wesley Gorilla Team to Oklahoma City, where she worked in a home, where a grandmother needed a bedroom and bathroom for her grand-
children. She also mentioned working at an outdoor worship area. Upshaw gave special recognition pins to Cindy and Michelle Scovill, who have contributed much time to the church. For closing, Lissa Mentzer Manbeck sang a hymn and Upshaw thanked McIntosh, Sherryl and the United Methodist Men for the breakfast. The next UMW meeting will be at 1 p.m. Sept. 3 in Calvary Fellowship Hall. Evelyn Jordan will be the program leader and Nadine McClain and Jeanne Smith will be hostesses.
Kansas briefs Heavy rains continue in much of Kansas
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) â€” Much of soggy south central Kansas remains under a flood warning as more rain is forecast to fall into already full waterways. The National Weather Service says 5 to 6 inches of rain fell early Thursday in Clark and Ford counties. Several county roads are impassable, particularly near Kingsdown and Blooms. In Sedgwick, Harper, Sumner, Kingman and Reno counties, between 3 and 4 inches of rain have fallen since midnight, and another 2 to 3 inches
are possible. The high water closed about 40 campsites at the Marion Reservoir and park officials said reservations in the Cottonwood Point and Hillsboro cove are cancelled until Aug. 29.
School opening delayed by storm
ARGONIA, Kan. (AP) â€” Recent storms in south central Kansas will mean two extra weeks of summer vacation in one town. Officials in the Sumner County town of Argonia say consecutive storms blew off roofs and soaked classrooms in two school buildings.
Temperature High yesterday 85 Low last night 69 High a year ago 104 Low a year ago 74
Sunrise 6:31 a.m.
Precipitation 96 hours ending 7 a.m. .37 This month to date 6.09 Total year to date 32.66 Excess since Jan. 1 9.56
Sunset 8:23 p.m.
School was scheduled to start Aug. 22, but will be delayed until Sept. 3. Superintendent Julie Dolley says the storms caused an estimated $886,000 in damage. KWCH reports restoration crews say it takes about 10 days for buildings to dry out after heavy rain. The process has had to be restarted in Argonia because the storms have been constant over the past two weeks.
Knight weighs another run for Wichita mayor
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) â€” Former Wichita mayor Bob Knight is considering another campaign for that office. Knight told KWCH-TV on Wednesday heâ€™s been approached by several people encouraging him to run when current Mayor Carl Brewer leaves office in 2015. Knight, 72, served multiple terms as mayor between 1980 and 2003. He was also the Kansas commerce secretary from 1992 to 1995, and ran unsuccessfully for the Republican nomination for governor in 2002. Knight says he expects to make a decision about seeking the mayorâ€™s office in the next few months.
Public notices (First published in The Iola Register, July 25, 2013) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF ALLEN COUNTY, KANSAS In the Matter of the Estate of CHARLES ADAMS, Deceased Case No. 13-PR-35 NOTICE OF HEARING AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS THE STATE OF KANSAS TO ALL PERSONS CONCERNED: You are notified that on July 19, 2013, a petition was filed in this Court by Patsy Lea Horn, an heir, devisee and legatee, and executor named in the â€œLast Will and Testament of Charles Adams,â€? deceased, dated May 3, 2013, requesting the will filed with the petition be admitted to probate and record; petitioner be appointed as executor, without bond; petitioner be granted Letters Testamentary. You are required to file your written defenses to the petition on or before August 20, 2013, at 8:30 a.m. in the District Court, Iola, Kansas, at which time and place the cause will be heard. Should you fail to file your written defenses, judgment and decree will be entered in due course upon the petition. All creditors are notified to exhibit their demands against the Estate with the latter of four months from the date of first publication of notice under K.S.A. 59-2236 and amendments thereto, or if the identity of the creditor is known or reasonably ascertainable, 30 days after the actual notice was given as provided by law, and if their demands are not thus exhibited, they shall be forever barred. Patsy L. Horn, petitioner SUBMITTED BY: Frederick B. Campbell, #18460 325 East Park Road Garnett, KS 66032 Ph: 785-448-4582 Fx: 785-448-2225 email@example.com Attorney for Petitioner (7) 25 (8) 1,8
(First published in The Iola Register, August 1, 2013) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF ALLEN COUNTY PIQUA STATE BANK Petitioner, vs. BRITT KLOTZ and GINGER KLOTZ, Defendants. CASE NO. 12 CV 77 NOTICE OF SALE Pursuant to K.S.A. Chapter 60 Under and by virtue of an Order of Sale issued to me by the Clerk of the District Court of Allen County, Kansas, the undersigned Sheriff of Allen County, Kansas will offer for sale at public auction and sell to the highest bidder for cash in hand, at the Front Door of the Courthouse at Iola, Kansas on August 28, 2013 at 10:00 am the following real estate: THE EAST 108 RODS OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER (NW _) OF SECTION TWO (2), TOWNSHIP TWENTY-SIX (26) SOUTH, RANGE EIGHTEEN (18) EAST OF THE SIXTH PRIN-
CIPAL MERIDIAN, ALLEN COUNTY, KANSAS, LESS AND EXCEPT THE FOLLOWING LANDS CONVEYED BY DEEDS RECORDED AT BOOK 118 OF DEEDS PAGE 643; BOOK 124 OF DEEDS, PAGE 229 AND BOOK 163 OF DEEDS, PAGE 582, CONTAINING 77 ACRES MORE OR LESS (the â€œPropertyâ€?). to satisfy the judgment in the above-entitled case. The sale is to be made without appraisement and subject to the redemption period as provided by law, and further subject to the approval of the Court. Bryan Murphy, Sheriff Allen County Kansas Prepared by: APT LAW OFFICES, LLC Charles H. Apt III #10647 219 South Street P.O. Box 328 Iola, Kansas 66749 (620)365-3161 (620)365-3162 (FAX) firstname.lastname@example.org Attorneys for Plaintiff (8) 1,8,15
Farmers Market activities tonight Celebrate National Farmers Market Week by coming to the southwest corner of the Iola square tonight from 5:30 to 7 for the Allen County Farmers Market. The Reading Roundup, sponsored by Allen County Farm Bureau, will be hosted by the Iola Girl Scouts, who have a wide array of books to read to the youngsters who stop
by for a good story. Vendors continue to bring a wide variety of garden produce â€” from cucumbers to peppers, corn to tomatoes, and berries to zucchini. Customers can use Vision and debit cards to shop at market. To add to the festivities, Uncle Johnâ€™s Karaoke will provide music for the shoppers.
Regulator sees big role for states LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) â€” Kansas and other states must take the lead in improving regional transmission systems to increase the movement of electricity from renewable resources such as wind, according to a federal energy regulator. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission member David Moeller was visiting the northeast Kansas community on Tuesday to discuss prospects for renewable energy, The Lawrence Journal-World reported. Those prospects included developing a better system for moving power from wind turbines and other sources to consumers. Moeller was invited by state Rep. Tom Sloan, a Lawrence Republican, to meet with officials from other states and energy companies to
discuss improving transmission systems. Moeller and Sloan said the goal is to improve transmission grids so that wind power from rural areas like western Kansas can move to places where the need for energy is greater. â€œYou have all that wind in western Kansas, and for years there was very little transmission between western Kansas and the load centers,â€? Moeller said. â€œItâ€™s not unique to Kansas. Where the wind blows, thereâ€™s pretty much not a lot of energy load.â€? But Moeller said FERC doesnâ€™t have the legal authority to regulate transmission grids, leaving it to states to take up that role. The FERC does have the authority over natural gas pipelines for environmental and safety issues.
Josh Martin, Iola, was arrested for disorderly conduct Wednesday morning after Allen County officers went to Crossroads Motel, West and State streets, to deal with an attempted home invasion. Dallas Cleaver, 36, was arrested Friday night at Humboldt Speedway after he allegedly damaged another personâ€™s property.
Joyce Higinbotham, 71, Moran, told Allen County officers Friday that prescription medicine was stolen from her vehicle while it was parked at Jump Start Travel Center in the 1700 block of East Street.
Vehicle hits deer
A vehicle driven by Dorothy McGhee, 79, Iola, struck a deer on U.S. 169 a mile north of Iola Friday night.
NARFE has meeting The Iola chapter of the National Association of Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) had its monthly meeting Monday at the New Greenery. Twelve members and one guest attended. Mary Ann Arnott talked about Allen Countyâ€™s new hospital, due to open this fall. The next NARFE meeting will be Oct. 7 at 11:30 a.m. at the New Greenery.
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Livestock sales At the Parsons Livestock Market sale Wednesday, 233 cattle were sold.
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Drinking Water Notice
The Allen Co. RWD 8 public water supply system violated a drinking water standard. Even though this was not an emergency, as our customers, you have a right to know what happened and what we are doing to correct this situation. We are required to monitor your drinking water for specific contaminants on a regular basis. Results of regular monitoring are an indicator of whether or not our drinking water meets health standards. During August 2012 and January 2013 we did not complete all required monitoring or testing for coliform bacteria and therefore cannot be sure of the quality of our drinking water during that time. We are routinely required to test for coliform bacteria no fewer than two times a month. Additional samples are required following a coliform-positive or rejected sample. A monitoring violation occurred because of failure to collect one of the routine microbiological samples required during August 2012 and January 2013. There is nothing you need to do at this time. Since it is our desire to provide the safest water possible to our consumers, we have taken the action of paying closer attention to our monthly sampling program and daily record keeping in order to prevent future violations. We will call our laboratory early in the month if we havenâ€™t received bottles needed for samples. For information regarding this notice, please contact Allen Co. RWD #8 at 620-380-6153
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Privacy today seldom a given
SURVEILLANCE cameras are a fact of life in today’s world. On any day it virtually is impossible to drive through downtown Iola without being recorded,
which surely has put some second thoughts into the minds of would-be vandals and crooks. When Great Southern Bank was robbed a few weeks ago, images recorded by cameras in the bank showed several clearly distinct photographs of the perpetrator. That he hasn’t been apprehended isn’t because law enforcement officers don’t know exactly what he looks like, and likely enforces the thought that he was passing through town and may even have done similar crimes elsewhere. Also, outdoor cameras at the bank and elsewhere in the area tracked the robber’s movement before and after the crime, it just was that he was keen enough to park (assuming he had a vehicle waiting) where cameras lost his movement. TRUTH BE known, it
likely would surprise most folks to know how closely their movements in public are documented. Taking it a step further, federal intelligence agencies with tracking satellites have the capability to “see” just about anything anyone does the minute a person steps outdoors, which shouldn’t be a concern of those who toe the straight and narrow, as we all should. — Bob Johnson
Benefits questioned for laid-off workers About 1,500 Boeing workers laid off through June 2015 will be offered up to two and a half years of unemployment payments, health insurance subsidies, relocation subsidies and, for older workers, training grants. These are a level of benefits greater than ordinary insured workers, whose state and federal benefits total 54 weeks. There is no shame in taking a good deal if the government offers you one. But the policy question remains. The social obligations of government should be strongest for the poor, the sick, the very young and the very old. Boeing workers are generally of working age, healthy and well-paid. It is not clear why they should get a deal out of the unemployment system not available to most others. The legal reason is that these are trade-adjustment benefits for workers who lost jobs because of foreign competition or offshoring of work. Congress put special benefits into the law as a trade-off for approving trade agreements that allow more imports. Politically, it made sense at
the time. Economically, it never did. There is really no difference between losing one’s job because of competition from France or from Tennessee. The job is lost. The worker’s needs and options are the same, and the public support should be the same. Workers from scores of companies around the state receive trade-adjustment benefits, but they total less than 2 percent of workers receiving benefits statewide, which raises a question of fairness. Common sense says two workers with the same earnings history who are laid off at the same time should get the same benefits. There is also a question whether the extra benefits accomplish much. A 2012 study for the U.S. Department of Labor compared laid-off workers with trade-adjustment benefits with a similar group with ordinary benefits. Four years later, the group with ordinary benefits received less training, but they had found work sooner, were working about the same number of hours and earning more per hour. — The Seattle Times
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Striking Olympic gold By FRANK BRUNI New York Times
Imagine this: it’s the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. A huge television event, watched the world over. The American Olympians join the proud march of nations. They’re our emissaries, our exemplars. And as the television cameras zoom in on Team U.S.A., one of its members quietly pulls out a rainbow flag, no bigger than a handkerchief, and holds it up. Not ostentatiously high, but just high enough that it can’t be mistaken. Another American follows suit. Then another, and another. Within minutes the flags are everywhere in the American delegation, subtly recurring bursts of color and of honor, a gay-rights motif with a message: we’re here in Russia to compete, but we’re not here in Russia to assent. We have gay sisters. Gay brothers. Gay neighbors and friends and fans and probably teammates, and we reject the laws of a land that deems it OK to arrest them for speaking their truth or us for speaking up for them. This silent show of solidarity would wordlessly mock recently enacted Russian legislation against so-called propaganda of nontraditional sexual relations, which, let’s be clear, doesn’t mean gay recruitment pamphlets, as if such literature existed. It’s more vague and potentially broad than that. It could mean something like “Modern Family.” It could mean logos and ribbons and, yes, flags: anything connoting pride rather than shame. Anything asserting that gay people aren’t miscreants, predators, trash. The law is an outrageous act of hatred in a country of nearly 145 million people that fancies itself a global leader and should know better. And as the American Olympians’ imagined rebuke of it sank in, the country’s authorities would be forced to stand by and seethe. Confronting the athletes would only heighten attention to what they’re doing. For the duration of the opening ceremony, before the eyes of the world, our values, not Vladimir Putin’s, would prevail.
Over the last two weeks, alarm over Russia’s anti-gay campaign has grown louder, beginning with a must-read Op-Ed article by the playwright Harvey Fierstein in The Times. And there have been increasingly urgent calls for Americans to do something about that campaign, which extends to adoption regulations and tourist restrictions. Fierstein has floated a boycott of the Olympics. There’s precedent. Meantime, gay bars in the United States and other countries have heeded a
armband, a bracelet,” as Greg Louganis, an openly gay diver who won medals for the United States in three Olympics, recently suggested. Maybe it’s something small stitched into the uniforms. Leaders of the advocacy groups Athlete Ally and You Can Play and the website Outsports, all of which specifically promote L.G.B.T. sensitivity among athletes, oppose a boycott. “History remembers the athletes who showed up,” Patrick Burke, a founder of You Can Play, wrote in a post for BuzzFeed.
As for an American boycott of the Olympics, it would punish the athletes who’ve been training and dreaming and sacrificing for years. It might redirect the conversation from how Russia treats gays to whether the United States overreacted.
plea from L.G.B.T. rights advocates to remove Russian vodka from their shelves, in the hope that economic pain will equal legislative pressure on Russia to repeal its anti-gay laws. Advocates have trained their ire on Stolichnaya vodka, or Stoli, in particular. But that focus exposes a flaw in the vodka boycott, well intentioned but imprecise. “While Stoli’s ingredients — wheat, rye and raw alcohol — are Russian, the vodka itself is distilled in Latvia and distributed in the U.S. by William Grant & Sons USA, an American subsidiary of a Scottish corporation,” a recent post on Time magazine’s website noted. As for an American boycott of the Olympics, it would punish athletes who’ve been training and dreaming and sacrificing for years. It might redirect the conversation from how Russia treats gays to whether the United States overreacted. And it would close off the kind of statement that American athletes have a thrilling opportunity to orchestrate. Maybe that statement isn’t a flag but “a visible pin, an
History would certainly remember American athletes who signaled their belief in the dignity of gays and lesbians, lending action to the sometimes hollow words that America serves as a beacon to the world, a city on a hill, a champion of human rights. History would also remember athletes from the many other countries that might be persuaded to follow our righteous lead. Imagine rainbow flags or comparable symbols not just in the American delegation but in the British, French, Argentine and South African ones. Imagine what that would say and how that would feel to a 14-year-old girl watching from rural Oklahoma, where she worries hourly about her attraction to other girls and its impact on her future. Or to a 35-year-old gay man in one of the many African countries where homosexual acts are punishable with lengthy prison sentences or even death. Or to a lesbian or gay Russian of any age. That’s an Olympic moment to rival any quadruple toe loop. That’s pure gold.
Quote of the day
“ Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work.
— Peter Drucker, management consultant
Any senior peddling contraband Geritol may have to be a little more discreet in transactions meant to be consummated on the Allen County Elderly Services bus. Tuesday commissioners discussed installing a surveillance camera on the bus to record all that occurs on daily runs. While the temptation is to trivialize installation of a camera, the idea of having one aboard the bus makes good sense. That way there never will be any question about what may have occurred, if a liability issue arose. Commissioner Tom Williams, then sheriff, introduced head-mounted cameras for his deputies a couple of years ago and very quickly found advantage. Shortly thereafter, a person who questioned what a deputy said occurred, meekly left the sheriff ’s office after viewing a video of the incident. The same rationale could be used for a camera on the bus. Sometimes how people remember what happened is embellished or changes in a short period of time.
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H Election Continued from A1 partyâ€™s April 2014 nominating convention. Five Libertarians sought the partyâ€™s nomination for gubernatorial candidate in 2010. â€œWe have a long list of people within the party and outside the party that the search team is looking at,â€? Terwelp said. â€œObviously the Libertarian Party in Kansas has a challenge. She is setting the bar high and should have a positive effect on finding other candidates for governor and other races.â€? Brownback is expected to seek re-election for a second term in 2014. He
retary of state. Terwelp said the party gained 1,000 new registrations in the past year, topping 11,700 as of July. â€œWeâ€™re becoming better organized and have better communication with our members,â€? he said. â€œThe other part of it is I think voters across the state arenâ€™t pleased with the situation.â€? He said the party is trying to reach out to Republicans, Democrats and independent voters who â€œwant to vote for something they wantâ€? and not just cast a protest vote in elections. McAlhaney said Libertarians should be able
Obviously the Libertarian Party in Kansas has a challenge. She is setting the bar high and should have a positive effect on finding candidates for governor and other races.
is yet to formally file for re-election. Democrats have said they expect a candidate to step forward to challenge Brownback. Among possible candidates mentioned is House Minority Leader Paul Davis, a Lawrence attorney. Libertarians are hoping to achieve 5 percent of the total vote in the governorâ€™s race, a threshold that would elevate the partyâ€™s status equal to Republicans and Democrats in the election process and trigger primary elections to select candidates. Currently, minor parties can only get on the ballot by holding nominating conventions and filing candidates with the sec-
â€” Al Terwelp, Kan. Libertarian Party chairman
to reach the 5 percent mark in the 2014 governorâ€™s race â€œif we do our job right. We are completely serious. We are in it to win.â€? History is not on their side, however, said Joe Aistrup, a Kansas State University political scientist. He said third parties have struggled to get 2 to 3 percent of the vote in elections despite voter dissatisfaction. Aistrup said Libertarians may be able to appeal to moderate Republicans who feel no connection with the current Kansas GOP, which conservatives firmly control. While Libertarians may not cost Brownback re-election, a close 2014 race could indicate broader problems.
Emprise Bank, Iola, was presented a certificate of recognition Wednesday for its $25,000 donation to the Uniting for Excellence Hospital Campaign, which is raising money for equipment for the new Allen County Regional Hospital. Ron Baker, hospital administrator, left, Glenn Buchholz, Jenna Mann, Stephanie Morrison, Natalie Klubek and Carol Olson, of Emprise, and Harry Lee, hospital trustee, participated in the event.
H Quilter Continued from A1 sew it entirely by hand. She also entered her quilt at the Allen County fair, where it received a blue ribbon. McGRAW said quilting is a hobby she enjoys after work. During the day she and husband, Duane, stay busy at their shop, Duaneâ€™s Flower Shop, 5 S. Jefferson Ave. She started her first quilt when she was young but didnâ€™t finish it until many years later. â€œIâ€™ve been doing a lot of quilting in the last 20 years,â€? she said. She got her start quilting because of her mother, a seamstress
who sewed a lot of McGrawâ€™s clothing for her as a child. She is also part of a quilt guild that meets once a month at St. Johnâ€™s Catholic Church annex. Although there is a large number of participants in the guild, very few still sew quilts by hand. â€œIt would be great for the next generation to learn it so doesnâ€™t become a lost art,â€? McGraw said. For those who want to begin quilting McGraw has a few tips for beginners. â€œStart out with a simple pattern,â€? she suggests. â€œDonâ€™t start out with anything too big or youâ€™ll get discouraged.â€?
Frankenfish caught; shark found in subway SPOTSYLVANIA, Va. (AP) â€” A Virginia man who caught a fish known as â€œFrankenfishâ€? has set a world record. Caleb Newton hooked the 17-pound, 6-ounce northern snakehead in a creek in northern Virginia during a fishing tournament June 1. The â€œFrankenfishâ€? gets its nickname because of its appearance and adaptability. The invasive species native to Asia is able to breathe air and survive in very shallow waters or mud. The Free Lance-Star reports the International Game Fish Association confirmed the record catch. It beat a snakehead caught in Japan in 2004 by 2 ounces.
NEW YORK (AP) â€” Did a fan of â€œShark Weekâ€? get carried away? New York Cityâ€™s transit authority says a conductor found a small dead shark aboard a subway train in Queens on Wednesday. The conductor asked passengers to leave the car and closed it off. The train continued to the end of the line, and then a supervisor placed the shark in a garbage bag and put it in the trash. Photos on the blog Gothamist depict the shark on the subway. It appears to be about 4 feet long, has a cigarette in its mouth with a fare card and Red Bull can nearby.
H Digital Continued from A1 schools in the nation have benefited from the curriculum. He told about students in a classroom who worked together on a math concept. Each attacked the concept with different numbers, but followed the same steps to arrive at answers. â€œThey didnâ€™t just grab the worksheet off the smart kid and copy the answer,â€? Criss said. â€œThey were learning individually and all together.â€? The district has purchased a HP laptop for every student and teacher. Criss explained that the districtâ€™s information technicians have all the laptops set up and ready to go for the school year. Internet access has been beefed up to deal with the preponderance of activity digital learning will bring. â€œIf you are anywhere within a block of the school you could probably even pick it up,â€? Criss jokingly said about the wireless-access Internet. MOLLY
a specialist with Pearson, showed parents
how the program works. She showed a YouTube video entitled â€œDid you know?â€? The video gives statistics of how fast the digital age is growing. Spalding demonstrated how an assignment works, with a video in a specific subject. In the classroom, once the video is completed students must answer questions in a digital journal. She also showed a section called â€œVocabulary Central.â€? Students will be able to test their knowledge of vocabulary by learning definitions in flash cards, music or trivia games. Spalding also told parents about the Humboldt digital curriculum website, www.usd258. weebly.com. â€œThere will be a tab for parents on the site,â€? Spalding said. â€œParents can call the help desk from there.â€? The parents tab will give parents support when their child has a question or technology issue. PARENTS were able to ask questions at the end of the conference. One question concerning parents is keep-
ing students off of websites they shouldnâ€™t be on. Criss said that the school had purchased software programs to limit site access. â€œWe also have software that shows each studentâ€™s screen on the instructors screen,â€? Criss said. â€œSo if a student is on a site they shouldnâ€™t be the teacher can text them on their computer to get off the site.â€? Families who do not have Internet access at home will still be able to accomplish homework. Students will be able to download material and work with an off-line option, then when they return to school they will upload it to where it needs to go. The schoolâ€™s media lab also will be open until 8:30 each night for students. Beth Barlow is a Humboldt parent with a son going into seventh grade and a daughter in first grade. She thinks this new program will be great for students. â€œI think its awesome,â€? Barlow said. â€œIt will keep them challenged by staying in
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touch with each level theyâ€™re at.â€? Barlow said in the past her sonâ€™s backpack straps broke because he had to carry so many books home.
That wonâ€™t be a concern with just a laptop to carry. Criss asked parents for â€œpatience, patience, patienceâ€? in the first year.
He noted there would be informational nights for parents throughout the year, to give them progress updates and to answer any questions that might pop up.
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Bullpen shines, Gordon erupts in Royals win By BOB DUTTON
The Kansas City Star
KANSAS CITY, MO. (MCT) — A Wednesday night that initially focused on Danny Duffy’s return to the big leagues turned into a statement performance by the Royals’ bullpen in a 5-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins. Duffy lasted just 3 2/3 innings in his first big-league appearance since leaving a May 13, 2012 game in Chicago because of elbow pain later diagnosed as a torn ligament. That led to Tommy John surgery. Once Duffy exited, the Royals turned to their bullpen and got 5 1/3 scoreless innings from Louis Coleman, Tim Collins, Aaron Crow, Kelvin Herrera and
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Greg Holland while their attack rallied for the victory. The best bullpen in the league? “Yeah, and I feel we’re just now really clicking as a whole unit,” Holland said. “We’ve been good all year, but we’ve got guys who can be really dominant. It showed today.” Wednesday’s performance lowered the unit’s ERA to 2.80 and that — look it up — is the best in the American League. “One guy does well,” Crow said, “everyone else wants to do well, too. Duffy had a high pitch count, so we knew a lot of guys were going to get used. I think evSee ROYALS | Page B4 Register file photo
Iolan Jerrik Sigg, who batted .355 for the Allen Community College Red Devils during his freshman campaign, earned all-Walter Johnson League honors for the Valley Center Diamond Dawgs this summer, helping lead the squad to the National Baseball Congress World Series. He returns to ACC for the upcoming school year.
Iolan excels at next level on diamond By RICHARD LUKEN email@example.com
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The Kansas City Royals’ Brett Hayes, middle, is greeted in the dugout after scoring in the third inning against the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday at Kauffman Stadium.
Jerrik Sigg, a standout athlete for Iola High School and now Allen Community College, made his mark over the summer for the Valley Center Diamond Dawgs, a baseball team comprised of college players from across the country. Sigg, who manned center field for the Diamond Dawgs, earned all-Walter Johnson
League recognition. With Sigg in the lineup, Valley Center went 20-14 and qualified for second week of the National Baseball Congress (NBC) World Series in Wichita, considered the most prestigious amateur baseball tournament in the country. The Diamond Dawgs were eliminated from the competition Tuesday afternoon in a loss to San Luis Obispo, Calif.
Even in defeat, Valley Center manager Pat Hon cited Sigg’s play in the outfield as a highlight. “Jerrik had a spectacular catch in the game,” Hon said. Sigg batted .360 for the Diamond Dawgs, with 54 hits, 31 runs, seven doubles and 16 RBIs. He stole 11 bases in 13 attempts. See SIGG | Page B4
— Manziel under investigation —
Reports: College stars’ autographs easy to find By RALPH D. RUSSO
AP College Football Writer
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Kansas City Chiefs tight end Tony Moeaki (81) runs after catching a pass in front of Chiefs cornerback Dunta Robinson (21) during practice at Chiefs training camp at Missouri Western State University in St. Joseph, Mo., this week.
KC banks on more tight end help AP Sports Writer
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The top tight end for the Kansas City Chiefs a year ago currently resides third on the depth chart, trailing a veteran newcomer and a rather unheralded draft pick. That alone is illustrative of a couple points. First, the Chiefs didn’t get a whole lot of production out of the position last year, when they fielded one of the worst offenses in the NFL. And second, new coach Andy Reid intends to get a whole lot more out of it this season, perhaps to take some of the load off his wide receivers. That’s why he refused to stand pat with Tony Moeaki this offseason, paying big money to lure free agent Anthony Fasano to Kansas City and then spending a third-
“ It’s a big group, a physical group and a group, I
think, that is really balanced for tight ends. I mean that as far as run and pass. A group that can really block and hold their own but be really some weapons in the pass game as well. — Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith
round draft pick on Travis Kelce. All three are expected to contribute to the Chiefs’ revamped offense beginning Friday night, when they open their preseason schedule in New Orleans. “It’s a big group, a physical group and a group, I think, that is really balanced for tight ends,” Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith said. “I mean that as far as run and pass. A
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group that can really block and hold their own but really be some weapons in the pass game as well.” That may prove more valuable than blocking in Reid’s modified West Coast offense. Jamaal Charles is certain to get plenty of carries, so blocking will remain important for the tight ends. But the ability of all three to stretch defenses See CHIEFS | Page B4
NEW YORK (AP) — A simple search on eBay reveals Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel is far from the only college football player whose autograph is for sale. Pick a star and you can find memorabilia with Johnny a supposedly Manziel verified signature. South Carolina’s Jadeveon Clowney. Ohio State’s Braxton Miller. Oregon’s De’Anthony Thomas. Louisville’s T e d d y Bridgew a t e r. Alabama’s AJ McCarron. The list goes on and on. The difference is ESPN has reported the NCAA is investigating whether Manziel, the Texas A&M quarterback, got paid to sign autographs, which would violate amateurism rules. That has led to other schools being asked questions about whether their players earned money for signatures. If the allegations against Manziel, made by unidentified sources to ESPN, are proved true by the NCAA, his eligibility for the coming season could be in doubt as well as his status as a Heisman winner. ESPN reported that a top
autograph authenticator had authenticated nearly 1,000 Manziel autographs. Brandon Steiner of Steiner Sports, which is the official collectible and memorabilia company of the NBA, the New York Yankees and Notre Dame, among others, said his company does not do business with college athletes. He said Manziel would likely be able to sign a contract with a collectibles company of at least $100,000 after he went pro. “I know there is a vibrant Heisman Trophy collectible audience out there,” he said. A market flooded with Manziel autog raphs could cost him money later, Steiner said. “It creates market confusion and takes a lot away from the category,” Steiner said Wednesday. Other college athletes might want to take note. Two sports websites — bustedcoverage.com and goodbullhunting.com — found what appeared to be dozens of authenticated items signed by Clowney online, and that led to questions for South Carolina officials. Associate athletic director Chris Rogers said Wednesday the school’s compliance office has looked into the Clowney autographs on eBay and found no violaSee MANZIEL | Page B4
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FULL-TIME DELIVERY PERSON, must have Class A CDL license. Benefit package. Fill out application online at www. dieboltlumber.com or send resume or apply in person, 2661 Nebraska Rd., LaHarpe, KS 66751. CHILDRENâ€™S CASE MANAGER, FULL-TIME. Bachelorâ€™s degree preferred in Psychology, Sociology, Education, etc. Will consider associateâ€™s degree and relevant experience working with children with special needs. Requires empathetic, patient individual with organizational and computer skills, good communication, team oriented, able to work independently. Benefits. Drug test, good driving record, KBI clearance and child abuse check required. Send resume to: Robert F. Chase, Executive Director, Southeast Kansas Mental Health Center, PO Box 807, Iola, KS 66749, phone 620-365-8641, EOE/AA. EXPERIENCED OIL FIELD HAND NEEDED, call 620-4314200 leave message.
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FFX, Inc., Fredonia, KS, is expanding our fleet in your area. If you are looking for: home every 2 weeks or more, locally/ family owned, top wages, excellent customer base. Requires 2 year experience, CDL Class A license. Call 866-681-2141 or 620-378-3304. CHILDRENâ€™S AIDE, working with children after school, 1520 hours, Monday-Thursday. Requires driverâ€™s license and reliable vehicle. Prefer experience w/children. Minimum 18 years old. Drug screen required. Call Michelle at 620365-5717 if questions. Send resumes to: Southeast Kansas Mental Health Center, PO Box 807, Iola, KS 66749. Applications at 304 N. Jefferson, Iola. EOE/AA. FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT. Mainly setup, delivery and installation of appliances. Certain amount of cabinetry and mechanical aptitude helpful. Wage level based on experience level. This is physical labor intensive. Apply in person at Flynn Appliance Center LLC, 11 N. Jefferson, Iola.
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WINDSOR PLACE is taking applications for a PART-TIME DIETARY AIDE and a PARTTIME HOUSEKEEPER. Apply at 600 E. Garfield, Iola. EOE. ASSISTANT BOOKKEEPER, must have experience, top pay and benefit package for the right individual. Apply by resume only to: Diebolt Lumber & Supply Inc., 2661 Nebraska Rd., LaHarpe, KS 66751 or email resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Registered Nurse RN position open in Iola, Kansas. Daytime position Monday thru Thursday. Excellent health and retirement benefits. Qualifications: BSN and/or public health experience recommended, Kansas licensure. Applications available at: 221 S. Jefferson â€˘ Iola, KS or online at www.sekmchd.org Please call for more information: (620) 365-2191 or (620) 365-3718. Ask for Dee Dee.
THE CITY OF IOLA is accepting applications for the position of SOLID WASTE HANDLER I. Responsibilities include picking up solid waste containers, depositing contents into a collection vehicle, returning containers to their proper area, and assisting in operation/ repair duties in the Solid Waste department. Starting wage is $11.34 per hour. Qualified applicants should have a High School diploma or equivalent, possess a valid Kansas driverâ€™s license and must be able to lift and/or move up to 100 lbs. The successful candidate will be required to pass a physical exam including a drug screen. Applications and job descriptions are available in the City Clerkâ€™s office at City Hall or at www.cityofiola.com. Application review begins August 19th. EOE/ADA VB.NET PROGRAMMER SQL SERVER DEVELOPER. Local IT company needing an additional developer for national software solutions. VB/SQL experience preferred. Please call Steve at 620-365-5156 or send resume to: management@ aceks.com DRIVER/SERVICE person needed for manufacturer of concrete burial vaults. Make deliveries and set up services at cemeteries. Must have valid driverâ€™s license with two or fewer points and ability to be insured by company. Along with a good MVR, must be able to obtain medical card. Ability to perform physical labor and comfortable dealing with clients. Full-time position. Job is based in Iola. Please apply in person at D of K Vaults, 304 Portland, Iola, Monday-Friday from 7a.m.-4p.m. CHARTWELLS at Allen Community College is taking applications for employment. Full and part-time positions available for COOKS, CASHIERS, FOODSERVICE WORKERS. Benefits available. Apply in person at: Allen Student Center from 10a.m.-Noon and 1p.m.-4p.m. Monday-Friday. No phone calls will be accepted. AA/EOE/M/F/V/D
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Garage Sales MORAN, CORNER OF CHURCH & SPRUCE ST., Friday 1-?, Saturday 6-?, 4-FAMILY TENT SALE. Air compressor, fishing & camping gear, fabric, crafts, tanning bed, motorcycle, quilt table w/free quilt machine, lots of miscellaneous. 1320 E. CARPENTER, Wednesday 3-?, Thursday 5-?, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 7-?, HUGE GARAGE SALE. Men’s, women’s clothing, girl’s & boy’s, toddler & up, great back to school clothes, Christmas items. Rain or shine! HUMBOLDT, 208 S. 6TH (in alley), Friday & Saturday 7-5:30, Sunday 7-Noon. Lots of household items. Rain cancels. IOLA, 418 N. 4TH, Saturday 7-?, MOVING SALE. Furniture, appliances, tools, antiques, Maytag washer and dryer, kitchen table and chairs, much more. MORAN CITYWIDE GARAGE SALE, Saturday 7-1, $5 Signup Fee at Moran City Hall to be included on map. Moran Thrive will accept donated items Friday 1-4:30. YATES CENTER CITYWIDE GARAGE SALE, Saturday. Maps available at the restaurants and convenience stores.
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Jerrik Sigg, center fielder for the Valley Center Diamond Dawgs, bats this week in the National Baseball Congress World Series in Wichita.
H Sigg groove on the baseball field. He batted a robust .355 for the Red Devils with two home runs and 23 runs. The NBC World Series has been a staple of Wichita summers since 1931, and has featured a number of baseball greats, such as Satchel
Paige, Ozzie Smith, Dave Winfield, Joe Carter, Roger Clemens, Barry Bonds and Whitey Herzog. A number of other NBC alumni still are in the Major Leagues, including Albert Pujols, James Shields, Michael Young and Alex Gordon.
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eryone was ready to go.” Holland worked the ninth inning for his 30th save, including his 23rd straight successful conversion. Coleman, 2-0, got the victory after stretching his seasonlong scoreless streak to 161/3 innings. The Royals did enough at the plate, too, in rallying from a 2-1 deficit against Minnesota starter Sam Deduno, who had dominated them in his brief career — allowing just two earned runs in 191/3 previous innings. “He’s had our number,” designated hitter Billy Butler said. “He’s got a lot of movement on his ball, but we made him come into the zone. If he was going to get us out, get us out in the zone. “We just made him work, and he had a lot of stressful innings.” The Royals nicked Deduno, 7-5, for four runs and 12 hits in 5-plus innings. Alex Gordon tied the game with a leadoff homer in the fourth before Alcides Escobar capped a two-out rally later in the inning with an RBI single. Lorenzo Cain added an RBI single in the fifth. Butler and Gordon produced the final run by hitting successive one-out doubles in the seventh against reliever Caleb Thielbar. The victory represented a bounce-back effort for the Royals after Tuesday’s 7-0 loss. It was also their 15th victory in 19 games since the AllStar break and boosted their record to 58-53. Manager Ned Yost said he anticipated the possibility of a long night for the bullpen because Duffy, even before his injury, had a history of running up his pitch count early in games. Specifically, Yost said he rode James Shields for six innings in Tues-
Clowney, Bridgewater and Miller enter the season has prime contenders for the Heisman. Manziel became the first freshman to win it last season. It’s unclear if an NCAA violation would cause the Heisman trust to reconsider Manziel’s victory. Heisman Trust’s rules state: “The recipient must be in compliance with the bylaws defining an NCAA Student-Athlete.” “The Heisman Trust never comments on speculation,” Heisman spokesman Tim Henning said Wednesday. Reggie Bush’s 2005 Heisman Trophy was later vacated after the NCAA found he had received improper benefits during his winning season.
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“It’s been an absolute pleasure to work with Jerrik this summer,” Hon said. “He’s improved as much or more than any other player we had this summer.” Sigg was a cracker jack athlete in football and basketball in high school, but hit his
tions had occurred. “The websites that we’ve looked at and the pictures and autographs and items that we’ve found over the last academic year, we’ve not had any issues to suggest that anything impermissible had occurred,” Rogers said. Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith said school officials have determined Miller had not profited from the numerous items found online with his signature. Smith said the quarterback signed many autographs at a Big Ten preseason kickoff luncheon. Presumably fans or memorabilia brokers then went and sold items they got autographed for free. “We’ve already looked
at it,” Smith said. “There’s no issue there.” Louisville came to a similar conclusion. “We are aware of many of the items for sale online that have been autographed by several of our studentathletes with remaining eligibility. As we are required to do by NCAA rules, we regularly review these items and send correspondence to the seller(s) requesting they remove the item for sale,” the school said in a statement. “We have and continue to educate our student-athletes that it is not permissible to accept any type of compensation for their autograph or the sale of memorabilia. We have spoken with Teddy Bridgewater and we are comfortable that no violation has occurred.”
day’s blowout loss to protect his relief corps. “I wanted to have a fresh bullpen knowing that this might be a possibility,” Yost said, “and that we could protect a one- or two-run lead from the fourth or fifth inning on. That’s exactly what happened.” There were some anxious moments in the closing innings. Herrera, wobbled a bit through the eighth after a leadoff walk to Chris Colabello and a one-out walk to Trevor Plouffe, which brought the tying run to the plate. Herrera struck out Oswaldo Arcia but, facing Clete Thomas, threw a wild pitch that moved the runners up. The threat ended when Thomas grounded to third. That came after Crow worked around trouble in the seventh inheriting a 4-2 lead in the seventh from Collins with one out and nobody on. Brian Dozier reached on a single through third baseman Mike Moustakas. Dozier stole second and went to third when Jamey Carroll single to right, but Crow wiggled free when Justin Morneau grounded into a first-short-pitcher (3-61) double play. The Royals then extended their lead later in the inning on one-out doubles by Butler and Gordon against Thielbar. Gordon’s double was the 200th of his career. As for Duffy ... there were some encouraging moments. He recorded seven of his 11 outs on strikeouts, and he limited damage to two runs despite allowing six hits and two walks. “I was able to battle through 3 2/3 (innings),” he said, “but that’s just not acceptable for a starting pitcher. I can make all of the excuses I want, but I won’t. I have to get better.” When that next time
will be remains uncertain. Yost said Duffy will start again but didn’t offer specifics, although the best bet is he will start a week from Friday in a doubleheader at Detroit. “Electric stuff,” Yost said. “A little overhyped (Wednesday) at times. He struggled with command, but it was a good first step for him. A lot of pitches. . . . When he got hurt, he was still learning how to harness his adrenaline. “He was overthrowing at times. He lights up the gun. He’s a young guy. Once he learns how to harness that adrenaline, he’s going to be a really nice pitcher.”
will be counted upon heavily given that Kansas City is unsettled and largely unproven beyond Dwayne Bowe at wide receiver. Besides, in an increasingly pass-happy NFL, it’s become trendy to use tight ends as big, burly targets down the field, rather than as brutish blockers on the line of scrimmage. Reid did that with Brent Celek in Philadelphia, and guys such as Jason Witten of the Cowboys and Jimmy Graham of the Saints have brought a bit of glamour to a once-unsexy position with their pass-catching ability. “The whole offense in general can take the pressure off of everyone,” said Kelce, who is No. 2 on the Chiefs depth chart behind Fasano. “The offense is so friendly in terms of making it easier on guys with their hands on the ball. That being said, I think we take pressure off the receivers.” Chiefs tight ends managed 44 catches for 587 yards and two scores out of the position. By comparison, there were 13 tight ends in the NFL who had more yards receiving last
season, and 22 who had more catches than the Chiefs’ tight ends combined. Witten alone had 110 catches for 1,039 yards, nearly double what Kansas City managed to produce in 2012. Hence, the revamped look at the position this season. Fasano caught 41 passes for the Dolphins last season, and Kelce showed during his senior season at Cincinnati that he could be a reliable downfield threat.
Throw the injury-prone Moeaki into the mix and the result is an intriguing and potentially dynamic group of tight ends. “They’re very athletic. They’re smart guys. It really gives us some matchup opportunities being able to have three guys to stretch a field,” Chiefs offensive coordinator Doug Pederson said. “It can be a benefit for us, and we’re really excited to have them here.”
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