Friday, December 21, 2012

Hot Jobs for North Western Wisconsin is going away

due to lack of hits lack of good jobs this site is going to fade away. Sorry.

Saturday, October 20, 2012

Passport In Time

Passport in Time (PIT) is a volunteer archaeology and historic preservation program of the USDA Forest Service (FS). PIT volunteers work with professional FS archaeologists and historians on national forests throughout the U.S. on such diverse activities as archaeological survey and excavation, rock art restoration, archival research, historic structure restoration, oral history gathering, and analysis and curation of artifacts. The FS professional staff of archaeologists and historians will be your hosts, guides, and co-workers.

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Saturday, September 29, 2012

Information Systems Data Services Specialist - River Falls, WI


INFORMATION SYSTEMS DATA SERVICES SPECIALIST
(Database Administrator)

The University of Wisconsin-River Falls has an IS Data Services Specialist vacancy in the Division of Technology Services.  Starting salary: $53,793-$90,000/year, depending on qualifications.  Position administers Oracle databases and database management technology and plans, builds and supports Oracle databases for campus application software.

Apply on-line at http://uwrf.edu/HumanResources/EmploymentOpportunities/IS-Data-Serv-Spec.cfm by Wed., Oct. 10, 2012.  Direct questions to Deb Schwab 715-425-3221 or e-mail debra.schwab@uwrf.edu.


Information Systems Data Services Specialist Job in River Falls 54022, Wisconsin US

Saturday, September 1, 2012

Technology Systems Drafter - Stillwater, MN

Required Skills:
• Autodesk AutoCAD
• Autodesk Revit
• Strong computer and software aptitude in a Microsoft Windows environment
Preferred Skills:
• Autodesk Navisworks
• Autodesk Design Review
• Experience in drafting, design or installation of Technology based systems like Telecommunications, Audio/Visual, and Security systems.
• Experience with working in a BIM (Building Information Modeling) environment.


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Monday, August 27, 2012

UPS - PT Supervisor - Baldwin, WI

PT PDS supervisor Baldwin DE/Ext

DETAILS:
Requisition #: 025634718
Job Category: Operations
Operation: Duluth Package Division
Job Group: PT Management
Job Grade: 099
Job Code: O171
Relocation Assist Available: No
Location: BALDWIN, WI 54002 - BALDWIN

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Supervises daily activities of package handlers to ensure that all assigned duties are accomplished safely and timely. Supervisors typically work Monday through Friday. Part-time management employees are generally expected to work 5 1/2 hours per day and are paid semi-monthly. Medical, dental, and vision benefits are offered to employees and their eligible dependents. Additional benefits include educational assistance, 401K, discounted stock, and paid vacations/holidays.

Sunday, August 12, 2012

Area Forestry Leader - Barron, WI

The Forestry Division of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is seeking three individuals for the Area Forestry Leaders positions. These positions are the Mississippi Area Forestry Leader, the Wisconsin Rapids Area Forestry Leader and the Cumberland Area Forestry Leader.

Job Duties:  
These positions are responsible for the supervision and implementation of the Forestry Division’s integrated programs existing within the designated area and for integration among those programs and all other DNR programs within the designated area.  The Wisconsin Rapids Area Leader and the Cumberland Area Leader in organized protection areas of the state and are responsible for directing all aspects of the forest fire program and are accountable for fire readiness and fire suppression.  The Mississippi Area Leader is in a non-organized protection area of the state and will work in cooperation with other area fire departments. Customer and partner groups may include forestry and non forestry DNR staff, cooperating and consulting foresters, citizens, citizen groups, industry leaders, tribal governments, and governmental and educational representatives.


State of Wisconsin Government Jobs - Job Announcement

Sunday, August 5, 2012

Dangers of distracted driving - Wisconsin Department of Transportation

WISCONSIN


Dangers of distracted driving

Every time you drive, you are legally and morally responsible for safely operating a potentially destructive - and even deadly - force. Any lapse in attention to traffic or road conditions is a grave danger to you, your passengers and everyone else on the road.

In an attempt to save time by multitasking behind the wheel, drivers may choose to eat a meal, search for items in the glove box, use a cell phone, or comb their hair while staring in the rear view mirror. Their attention is focused everywhere except where it should be - on the road.

Research by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration shows that in 2008 alone nearly 6,000 people were killed and more than a half million people were injured nationwide in crashes involving a distracted driver. Almost 20 percent of all crashes that same year involved some type of distraction.

Because of the dangers of distracted driving, Wisconsin state law prohibits drivers from being "so engaged or occupied as to interfere with the safe driving of that vehicle."



State law bans texting while driving
Texting with a cell phone while driving recently has become a more prevalent and dangerous form of distracted driving because it diverts a driver's eyes, hands, and mind - for a significant amount of time - from the safe operation of the vehicle.

Wisconsin state law now forbids driving "any motor vehicle while composing or sending an electronic text message or an electronic mail message." Wisconsin's texting ban is a primary enforcement law, which means law enforcement officers may stop motorists suspected of this offense alone.

https://dps.mn.gov/divisions/ots/laws/Pages/distracted-driving.aspx

Minnesota


DISTRACTED DRIVING LAWS


Texting and Web Access

It is illegal for drivers of all ages to compose, read, or send electronic messages or access the Internet on a wireless device when the vehicle is in motion or part of traffic. This includes being stopped in traffic or at a light.
The law does not apply to devices that are permanently affixed to the vehicle or global positioning or navigation systems.

Cell Phone Use and Texting

  • It is illegal for drivers under age 18 to use a cell phone, whether hand-held or hands-free — except to call 911 in an emergency.         
  • Cell phone use is totally banned for school bus drivers.                                                      

Reckless or Careless Driving

  • Distracted drivers can be ticketed for reckless or careless driving when their actions demonstrate a disregard for the safety or rights of others.


https://dps.mn.gov/divisions/ots/laws/Pages/distracted-driving.aspx

Saturday, August 4, 2012

IT Help Desk Specialist - REF # 12-0099 (Eau Claire)

IT Help Desk Specialist - REF # 12-0099 (Eau Claire): Great Lakes Educational Loan Services, Inc. - a leader in the student financial services industry - is seeking an IT Help Desk Specialist to work in our Eau Claire, WI office. As an IT Help Desk Specialist you will be accountable for performing or as [...]

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CenturyLink Communications Tech - St.Croix Falls, WI

Installs, operates, maintains and repairs communications equipment such as digital and analog carrier and switching systems, private lines and special service circuits, Digital Subscriber Line systems and equipment, IP, Ethernet networks, fiber optics systems, alarm systems, test equipment, etc.

Responsibilities:
· Performs preventative and corrective maintenance on computer systems, digital/electronic switches, digital -switching networks, electronic switch databases and computer peripheral equipment.
· Comprehend and relate complex circuit descriptions of both analog and digital fields.
· Installs, removes, rearranges, programs, tests, troubleshoots and maintains voice, data, and ancillary equipment, and network services.
· Operates computer systems and support devices; installs and tests system upgrades.  Administers and maintains computer support systems data bases.
· Responds to emergency service-affecting situations.  Assists trouble isolation of network and subscriber loop problems.
· Performs service order, trunk and work order routines.
· Uses a variety of test equipment to isolate, identify and analyze equipment trouble and takes appropriate maintenance action.
· Performs other related job duties and responsibilities, as required.


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Stillwater Cosmetic Counter Manager Consultant Stillwater, MN 55082

Description:

Cosmetics is a business that continues to grow at Bon -Ton. We offer such vendors as Clinique, LancĂ´me, Estee Lauder and Bobbi Brown. This part of our business is a huge part of our sales and instrumental in our store success.

We are looking for individuals that can lead and coach Cosmetic Beauty Advisors to achieve counter sales goals. Role model expected service behaviors and develop a team concept to ensure superior customer service in selecting and purchasing cosmetic products. This person will have fun planning weekly counter events, special events and new product launches.



Stillwater Cosmetic Counter Manager Consultant Job - MN, 55082

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Punch Press Operator - Baldwin, WI

Employee will be required to perform all press operations according to operation standards. Active involvement in maintaining a safe work environment. Duties will include recognizing various types of metals, measuring parts, general housekeeping, basic blue print reading, other duties as assigned.

Work Site County/ies:St. Croix
On Bus Route?No
Pay:$12.00 Per Hour to $14.00 Per Hour
Duration/Hours Per Week:Full-Time, 40 Hours Per Week Minimum
Shift/Work Days:Second
Monday-Friday.
Number of Openings:2
 

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Friday, June 22, 2012

Quality Technician I - Clear Lake, WI

Under the direction of the Quality Engineer, the Quality Technician I assists in the coordination of quality management systems including continuous improvement and follow-up on corrective actions so as to prevent or eliminate defects in new and existing products. 

• Conducts quality checks, inspections and assessments 
• Responsible for the executing DR, CAR / PAR, and RFC systems. 
• Acts as auditor for internal, ISO and customer audits., as assigned 
• Assists in inspection of incoming and completed customer supplied product to ensure conformance. 
• Ensures calibration of tools and equipment is complete and documented, as assigned 
• Works with customer on disposition of incoming and in process discrepancies 
• Completes First Article inspections and reports 
• Maintains a neat and orderly work area 
• Adheres to plant and corporate safety policies 
• May assist in other areas or perform other duties, as required by fluctuating business needs.

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Sunday, June 17, 2012

Desktop / Network - Field Tech Jobs in Rice Lake, WI

Desktop Support - Field Tech - 15-25% Bonus

Key Attributes for the position:
•Bachelor degree in Computer Science
•3 to 7 years of IT support experience with desktop software, hardware products, and problem solving/troubleshooting.
•Local area network troubleshooting experience required
•Experience supporting Windows, MS Office, MS Outlook, MS Exchange, Internet Explorer, Adobe Acrobat, & Visio
•Real Time ticket entry and professional documentation skills
•Support of Mobile Handheld devices ??? Blackberry

Other Skills:
•SAP preferred
•Must be willing to travel up to 40-50%
•Must be willing to work extended hours and weekends

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Desktop Support


Desktop / Network - Field Tech Jobs in Rice Lake, Wisconsin - Addison Search

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LastPass - LinkedIn Password Checker

ATTN: LinkedIn members

LinkedIn has updated their blog indicating that there was a breach, and several LastPass staff members who used unique passwords for LinkedIn only, as well as numerous individuals not associated with LastPass, have confirmed that LinkedIn's database has indeed been hacked. 
If you have a LinkedIn account, we strongly suggest that you immediately: (jump to the link for the rest of the page on the lastpass site)

LastPass - LinkedIn Password Checker

Monday, April 9, 2012

Recruiting: 8 Qualities Your Best Employees Should Have | Inc.com

Great employees follow processes. Remarkable employees find ways to make those processes even better, not only because they are expected to… but because they just can't help it.

Recruiting: 8 Qualities Your Best Employees Should Have | Inc.com

Saturday, April 7, 2012

Gov. Walker quietly signs several controversial bills into law.

Gov. Walker quietly signs several controversial bills into law | Dane101

Rep. Christine Sinicki and a list of lawmakers released the following statement:

By signing these bills into law, Gov. Walker has opened up another front in the Republican war on women. The governor has made it clear that he believes women do not deserve equal pay for equal work, that women cannot be trusted to make their own health care decisions and that the government should be dictating the curriculum to local school districts.

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Polaris plans to add 89 jobs in Osceola | Rivertowns.net

The Polaris sport vehicle plant in Osceola said it would create 89 new jobs over the next three years.

Gov. Scott Walker announced Thursday that the firm will get $595,000 in tax breaks if all the jobs are added on schedule.

Polaris is based in Medina, Minn. The expansion was made possible by its recent acquisitions of Indian Motorcycles, GEM electrical neighborhood vehicles and other new products.

State officials say many of the new jobs will be highly skilled positions like testing engineers and product developers.

Some of the new jobs will be moved from a Polaris plant in Wyoming, Minn., that’s running at capacity. But the firm says most of the jobs will be new.

About 140 people now work at Osceola. But that’s still a fraction of the 500-plus workers the plant had two years ago when Polaris first said would close Osceola and move many of the workers to Mexico.

Polaris plans to add 89 jobs in Osceola; Embattled county clerk’s vote-counting system fails again; more briefs | Rivertowns.net | River Falls, Wisconsin

Friday, March 9, 2012

Healthcare Project Manager - NW Wisconsin - Ashland, WI

The Northwest Wisconsin Workforce Investment Board Inc. (NWWIB) is a regional body charged with oversight of the eight Wisconsin Job Centers and the employment and training programs that comprise the workforce development system in 10 counties of Northwest Wisconsin.

NWWIB has an opening for an HealthCARE Project Manager. This position will support the work of teams organized around the CARE initiative. The CARE initiative is a 4 year special project being managed by the Northwest Wisconsin Workforce Investment Board, Inc. The HealthCARE Project Manager is a 48 month appointment. The purpose of the position is to provide coordination of CARE grant activities across the grant region. The HealthCARE Project Manager will be responsible for program coordination, development of program policies, procedures, and overall implementation.


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Monday, March 5, 2012

Application Support Analyst - Osceola, Wisconsin

Role: Application Support Analyst

Location: Osceola, WI

In this role you will be responsible for providing production support and maintenance for existing applications and other information systems. In addition, you will be developing new production systems to support existing and new corporate initiative. Also, you will collaborate with other IT staff on hardware, software, and network improvements. Lastly, providing end user support as needed.


Requirements
Job Requirements:
•Provide maintenance, support, development and training for Axiom MX Open ERP and Microsoft Dynamics CRM applications.
•Application support and maintenance for other corporate applications.
•Provide development and support for a MS SQL infrastructure.
•Ability to manage multiple technology relate projects as required.
•Ability to handle a diverse range of hardware and application support issues.
•Collaborate with other IT Administrators to provide 24x7 phone support.
•Team with existing IT personnel to address all corporate IT needs.



Education:

•High School diploma required.
•Post secondary degree in relevant field of work highly preferred.
•Degree in IT highly preferred



Experience:

•5+ years experience in a MS Windows based corporate IT environment.
•3+ years experience with development in Progress 4GL, MS SQL stored procedures, MS Visual Basic or similar tool.
•3+ years experience in a manufacturing environment.
•Experience supporting and maintaining CAD applications (AutoCAD, SolidWorks, etc.) a plus.
•Systems integration experience.
•Project management experience.
•Experience with AXIOM MX Open ERP and/or Microsoft Dynamics CRM a plus.
•Micrsoft .NET and Sharepoint experience a plus.
•SOA, SDLC or other structured software development experience a plus.



Working Conditions:

•Office environment at a manufacturing facility.
•Ability to lift 40+ lbs.


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Saturday, March 3, 2012

Regional Tourism Specialist - NW Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Department of Tourism is looking for a Regional Tourism Specialist to work with the Wisconsin Tourism industry in Northwest Wisconsin. Do you have the passion for bringing partners together to develop strategic marketing plans, educate tourism industry partners on the Power of Tourism as an investment that increases visitation, drives tax revenue and creates new jobs in Wisconsin? Would you enjoy calling on businesses and organizations and helping them apply travel research and insights? Then this may be the job for you.

Perform highly responsible professional work involving a wide variety of activities designed to drive economic development and promote tourism in Wisconsin. Educate the industry on Department of Tourism programs, brand strategy, research, customer service principles and destination development. Provide marketing assistance and strategic planning advice to associations, tourism businesses, Chambers of Commerce, Convention and Visitor Bureaus and other economic, community and tourism development leaders in Northwest Wisconsin. Assist local, county and community officials as well as statewide organizations to develop and promote tourism sites, destinations, attractions and events. Be in frequent contact with the Secretary and the Department on issues concerning tourism development and promotion and interact with other state agencies with similar goals. This position will also be the Department liaison for the Circle Wisconsin and the Motorcoach market segment. Work is performed under the general direction of the Director, Bureau of Industry Relations. For a complete position description, click or go to

State of Wisconsin Government Jobs - Job Announcement


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Monday, February 27, 2012

CAD Administrator- Duluth, MN

Kestrel Aircraft Company is seeking a PLM Lead for its location in Duluth, Minnesota.

This position will be responsible for design and implementation of engineering documentation and release procedures, database architecture and quality/configuration management (CM).

This position is ultiimately responsible for the quality of Kestrel's engineering systems and quality of documentation during development, certification and production.

The ideal candidate will have: strong computer skills, high-level organization & attention to detail, experience with CAD and PLM (preferably Catia and Smarteam), experience in aircraft certification is preferred, Oracle DB experience is desirable,2 or 4 year degree in design, engineering or computer-related discipline.

Qualified candidates should submit cover letter & resume to: mailto:lynne.kelly@kestrel.aero?subject=CAD%20Administrator%20(PLM%20Lead) for consideration.

CAD Administrator (PLM Lead) Job in Duluth 55808, Minnesota US

Saturday, February 25, 2012

Senate Bill Has IT Pro Overtime Pay in Crosshairs - Julio Urquidi

Senate bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act would eliminate overtime pay for many IT workers.

By Julio Urquidi February 24, 2012 10:24 AM

I once worked 33+ hours straight trying to get a patient documentation system back online. As a gift for my hard work, via upper management, my CIO gave me 15 dollars worth of coffee shop gift cards as part of an “employee retention” program. Apparently, I was going to need the energy from the coffee as I had to cancel my vacation plans and stick around for the rest of the week in case we had any outage-related problems. Since I was a “manager-class” employee (managing computers, not people), I wasn’t compensated for my time and was asked to remain available for the rest of the week.

Of course, this wasn’t the only time that I worked long hours. Other times I worked late out of pride and to a certain degree, I wanted to prove my worth to and for the enterprise (call me Boxer). That one particular time, though, the fact that it was pretty much uncompensated hurt the most. I lost personal time at home, had to skip classes and couldn’t do a lot of the after-hour activities I enjoyed.

Those gift cards didn’t make me feel better, either. Instead, I felt they were given to keep me working, like hay to a horse the day before the big plow.

Senate Bill Has IT Pro Overtime Pay in Crosshairs

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Thursday, February 23, 2012

Customer Support Representative - Hudson, Wisconsin

Job Summary:
The Customer Support Representative will be responsible for invoicing, answering customer questions and handling all issues in a timely, organized and professional fashion.

General Duties:
Respond efficiently and accurately to all customer inquiries and concerns.
Coordinate customer needs with other departments throughout the Company, primarily shop and purchasing.
Quote and invoice work orders in a timely manner.
Audit work order parts and labor, ensuring they match the quotes or customer contract.
Enter all communications and ensure component task status is correct in Company database.
Review daily work orders that need to be completed to customer.
Coordinate estimated completion dates for customer service orders, tracking response time through average time to resolve problems or answer questions.
Communicate new sales opportunities to the projects and/or sales team.
Provide customer with accurate technical information through in-depth product knowledge.
Recommend improvements to department processes and procedures that will increase customer satisfaction and save time and/or reduce costs.
Cover reception desk as scheduled or needed.

This list is not all-inclusive. Duties may change at any time.

Skills and Qualifications:
Bachelors in Business Administration or Communication or equivalent
2-5 years of experience in the field or in a related area
Excellent computer skills, including experience with ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) systems
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite

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Saturday, February 18, 2012

Office Manager - Baldwin, WI

Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:

Serves as AA to the company President and primary support to the Operations Manager. Is responsible for staff and functions including HR, book-keeping, records and files, purchase order processing, A/R, A/P, staff training, phone system, invoicing, preparing reports and presentations, maintaining office supplies and dealing with suppliers, customers and business partners.

Benefits:

Insurance:Health Insurance, Life Insurance
Leave and Holidays:Sick Leave, Personal Leave, Vacation, Paid Holidays
Retirement & Financial:Flexible Spending Accounts (Dependent & Medical)
Education and Training:Paid Training


Company Profile:

Duesenberg Motors, Inc builds and markets Duesenberg II automobiles, reproductions of the original cars from the Classic Era of the 1920's. Those magnificent machines were the genesis of the term "its a Duesie". The company also designs, builds and markets motorcycles and highly stylized trikes bearing the Duesenberg marque. All drivetrains are sourced from respected, brand name suppliers. The company's mission is "to honor the legend, exceeding expectations of discerning clients worldwide by profitably producing vehicles of exceptional style, quality and performance".

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Production Worker - New Richmond, WI

All of our production workers rotate as workload changes to do various production and assembly jobs. A major portion of this particular job will involve the manufacture of lampshades. Our customers place custom lampshade orders on our web site, and we build products to their specification. Duties include: tracing and cutting patterns out of different types of material, light assembly work, and packing.

Benefits:

Insurance:Dental Insurance
Leave and Holidays:Sick Leave, Personal Leave, Vacation, Paid Holidays


Company Profile:

Manufacturer of custom commercial and residential lampshades.

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Saturday, February 11, 2012

Expeditor Material Handler - Baldwin, WI

Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:

Seeking a Material Expeditor with sit-down forklift experience. This individual will locate and move materials and parts between work areas to expedite the production process and will keep records accordingly. This is a very active position moving around the facility, getting on/off forklifts, and lifting between 50-80lbs on a consistent basis. 1-3 years prior experience in a similar role required. This organization specializes in welding and fabrication of small parts up to large scale assemblies. They have been in business for 25 years and have established themselves as a great organization to work for in this area. Please follow this link to apply: http://bit.ly/Expeditor42VF

This position is listed by a private employment agency. The agency is the legal employer. No fee will be charged of the job applicant.

Benefits:

Insurance:Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance
Leave and Holidays:Vacation

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QC Lab Technician - Boyceville, WI

Using established test procedures, analyze and approve incoming ingredients, in-process samples, and finished goods for conformance to existing product specifications.
Implement new testing procedures and incorporate these into daily routines.
Coordinates on line quality checks with the Production Supervisors and Production Manager.
Contributes to Quality programs, including training personnel.
Initiate Purchase Requests for QC and submit to Quality Manager for Buying Approval.
Actively pursue cost reduction of testing and supplies
Conduct physical inventory of hold and rework items.
Ensure maintenance of up to date product, raw material and manufacturing procedures (SOP's).
Coordinates plant water testing, environmental sampling, sanitation inspections and reports results to Quality Manager.

Benefits:

Insurance:Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Vision Insurance
Leave and Holidays:Sick Leave, Personal Leave, Vacation, Paid Holidays
Retirement & Financial:401K Plan, Flexible Spending Accounts (Dependent & Medical)
Education and Training:Tuition Reimbursement


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Assistant Store Manager - Roberts, WI

1. Contributes toward ensuring a positive shopping environment/experience for customers and a positive working environment for employees.
2. Ensures proper product handling to control shrinkage and waste.
3. Follows all company, store, and department policies and procedures.
4. Complies with federal and state regulations.
5. Encourages teamwork through cooperative interactions with co-workers.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
Essential responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

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