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Williams-Flournoy Revives Reeling Georgetown Program
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Friday, 20 May 2011
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Terri Williams-Flournoy didn't want to be a coach. Before she led the Georgetown women's basketball team to back-to-back NCAA tournament appearances, nearly knocked off Geno Auriemma's Connecticut squad in a Sweet 16 game and was chosen to coach a USA national basketball team, Williams-Flournoy was a college grad trying to make it in the banking
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Mortgages In Foreclosure Rise In Connecticut After Declining For Nine Months - Hartford Courant
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Thursday, 19 May 2011
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Mortgages In Foreclosure Rise In Connecticut After Declining For Nine Months
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In the past 18 months, mortgage troubles in Connecticut and the rest of the nation have been linked more closely to high unemployment than to risky loans that touched off the mortgage crisis in 2007. There are signs that the state's
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Matt Wiltshire to run Karl Dean's economic development office
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Thursday, 19 May 2011
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An investment banker will join Mayor Karl Dean's staff as director of the Office of Economic and Community Development, Dean announced today.
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Connecticut Adds 7,900 Jobs In April
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Thursday, 19 May 2011
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Connecticut employers added 7,900 jobs in April, the state Department of Labor estimated Thursday, the fastest hiring since the job market began recovering in January 2010.
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Mortgages In Foreclosure Rise In Connecticut After Declining For Nine Months
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Thursday, 19 May 2011
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The slow improvement in Connecticut's foreclosure picture that started last year lost some momentum in the first three months of this year, as the number of mortgages seriously delinquent or in foreclosure rose slightly.
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Preston Hires Firm To Study Possible Uses Of Former Norwich Hospital Site
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Thursday, 19 May 2011
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Following two failed attempts to develop the former Norwich Hospital, the town of Preston has hired a commercial real estate firm to provide a market analysis for the redevelopment of the 390-acre site along the Thames River.
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HHS Releases New Rule Governing Health Insurance Rate Hikes
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Thursday, 19 May 2011
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Health insurers that ask for a price increase of 10 percent or more will face more intense scrutiny in many plans by state and federal officials under a new regulation announced Thursday by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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LEGO's Headquarters Adding Jobs After Expanding Space
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Thursday, 19 May 2011
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After converting one of its former manufacturing buildings into offices, LEGO Systems Inc. is now hiring new employees to fill the 125,000 square-foot space as sales of the iconic toys continue to soar.
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Aetna Price Decrease Approved By Connecticut Insurance Regulators
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Thursday, 19 May 2011
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Fifteen thousand Aetna customers in Connecticut will see a decrease in their health insurance rates of 5 percent to 19 percent starting Sept. 1.
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Allegations Against Life Insurers Might Lead To New Laws
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Thursday, 19 May 2011
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Allegations that life insurers aren't doing enough to find and pay beneficiaries after a policyholder dies might result in new laws, based on a coordinated effort by state regulators.
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Lots of Mosquitoes, Less Money To Fight Them - Hartford Courant
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Thursday, 19 May 2011
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Lots of Mosquitoes, Less Money To Fight Them
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A snowy winter and a rainy spring are adding up to what could be a bad mosquito season, the state entomologist said Thursday. "I can tell you that, this spring, we're going to have lots of ...

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Commercial Real Estate Veterans Goman, York Form New Firm
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Thursday, 19 May 2011
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Two commercial real estate industry veterans, well-known in the Hartford area, have formed a boutique firm to focus on leasing and development projects primarily in New England.
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Paychecks take a double hit from income tax hike starting Aug. 1 - The Connecticut Mirror
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Thursday, 19 May 2011
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Paychecks take a double hit from income tax hike starting Aug. 1
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... noting that many small business owners report their business profits through the income tax, rather than the corporation levy. "Despite what Governor Malloy has said, Connecticut is still not open for business. Actions speak louder than words. ...

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Medicare, SustiNet and health care's future - Ct Post
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Thursday, 19 May 2011
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Medicare, SustiNet and health care's future
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New proposals about Medicare have kept health care issues in the headlines. The national discussion about health reform is crucial to our health and economy. It is heartening to see that Connecticut is again on a path to be a leader in reforming how ...

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Private Firm To Run Public School In New Haven
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Thursday, 19 May 2011
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The city's school system plans to hire a private company to run one of the city's most troubled public schools, taking an unusual step that has been tried with varying success in a handful of school systems in Connecticut.
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Northern Trust taps Connecticut exec to lead new D.C. office
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Thursday, 19 May 2011
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Swank private bank Northern Trust has tapped Joanie Stringer , head of the bank's Connecticut market, to be managing director of the organization's coming District office , which is expected to open this summer, according to an internal memo obtained by the Washington Business Journal.
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Another Lawsuit Filed In Kleen Energy Plant Explosion
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Massachusetts resident Christopher Robison, seriously injured in last year's deadly explosion at the Kleen Energy power plant in Middletown, has filed the latest in a series of negligence lawsuits against the $1 billion plant's operators and
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William Raveis raises close to $1.5 million - Connectcut Plus
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Thursday, 19 May 2011
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William Raveis raises close to $1.5 million
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By William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance Last month, William Raveis Real Estate presented a check for $153000 to members of the William Raveis American Cancer Society (ACS) Patient Navigator Program at the University of Connecticut Health ...

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Connecticut adds 7900 jobs in April, best performance yet - Hartford Courant
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Thursday, 19 May 2011
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Connecticut adds 7900 jobs in April, best performance yet
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The persistence of Connecticut's unemployment rate, which has barely budged in more than a year, perplexes some economists. The jobless number is taken from a household survey, separate from the workplace survey that captures job growth — and the ...
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HHS Releases New Rule Governing Health Insurance Rate Hikes - Hartford Courant (blog)
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Thursday, 19 May 2011
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HHS Releases New Rule Governing Health Insurance Rate Hikes
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Health insurance rates are regulated by state insurance officials, such as the Connecticut Insurance Department. The new ruling by Health and Human Services requires that any proposed increase of 10 percent or more for health plans sold to
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Special report -GE thrives, Wall Street yawns, Immelt charges on - Reuters UK
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Thursday, 19 May 2011
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Special report -GE thrives, Wall Street yawns, Immelt charges on
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General Electric Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Immelt is seen during an interview with Reuters in his office at GE Corporate Headquarters in Fairfield, Connecticut, May 9, 2011. By Scott Malone FAIRFIELD, Connecticut (Reuters) - Even a ...

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Special report: GE thrives, Wall Street yawns, Immelt charges on - Reuters
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Special report: GE thrives, Wall Street yawns, Immelt charges on
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FAIRFIELD, Connecticut (Reuters) - Even a casual look at the history of General Electric Co during its decade with Jeff Immelt at the helm reads like a chronology of the major crises of the start of the 21st century. ...
SPECIAL REPORT-GE thrives, Wall Street yawns, Immelt
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Northern Trust Launches Emerging Manager Funds for Institutional Investors
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Thursday, 19 May 2011
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Northern Trust announced today it has launched two emerging manager collective funds for institutional investors.
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Hawaii's Credit Rating Sinks as Tourists Retreat - ABC News
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Thursday, 19 May 2011
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Hawaii's Credit Rating Sinks as Tourists Retreat
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Ten other states plus the District of Columbia have the Aa2 rating: Connecticut, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, Nevada, New York, Oklahoma, Rhode Island and Wisconsin. The state with the lowest rating is Illinois, which has a rating of A1 and ...

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Finance Board Discusses 5-Year Capital Forecast - Westport Now
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Thursday, 19 May 2011
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Finance Board Discusses 5-Year Capital Forecast
Westport Now
Finance board member Avi Kaner said that along with the capital forecast, “I would like to see a plan to reduce our long term debt,” an amount he said was $150 million. “Our debt level is now the third largest per capita in Connecticut,” said Kaner. ...

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Phil Power: Credit Snyder for taking bold steps - Livingston Daily
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Thursday, 19 May 2011
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Phil Power: Credit Snyder for taking bold steps
Livingston Daily
By contrast, those states with high employment and income levels — Connecticut, New Jersey, New York and Maryland — are also relatively high-tax states. Our economic future — not to mention Snyder's own political career — will hinge on whether his ...

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Connecticut Association of Nonprofits and CBIA release study
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Thursday, 19 May 2011
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Connecticut Association of Nonprofits , the largest membership organization in the state dedicated exclusively to working with nonprofits in Connecticut, in partnership with the Connecticut Business & Industry Association , Connecticut's largest business association with 10,000 member companies, has released The Connecticut Nonprofit
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Lead paint linked to lower test scores - Boston Globe
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Thursday, 19 May 2011
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Lead paint linked to lower test scores
Boston Globe
Educators worry that factor might be among many contributing to Connecticut's status as the state with the largest achievement gap between the races. Education and public health officials called the Duke study a stark reminder that although lead ...

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First County teams with Allpoint ATM system
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Wednesday, 18 May 2011
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First County Bank , a Stamford-based financial institution with 15 branches, has expanded its reach multi-fold by allying with Allpoint Network , which operates more than 43,000 ATMs at national retailers in the United States and in Mexico, United Kingdom and Australia.
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Spring Home-Buying Season Hits Sluggish Start In Greater Hartford
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Wednesday, 18 May 2011
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The spring home-buying season - traditionally the busiest of the year - is off to a slow start in Greater Hartford, which doesn't bode well for a broad-based housing recovery in the area this year.
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Nfib Puts Focus On Big Initiatives For Small Business - Portfolio.com
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Wednesday, 18 May 2011
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Nfib Puts Focus On Big Initiatives For Small Business
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Read More President Barack Obama works as his motorcade arrives at Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, Connecticut, May 18, 2011. As National Small Business Week kicks into gear, two groups representing small-business owners issued separate ...

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Economy makes it a great time to sell a used car
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Wednesday, 18 May 2011
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DETROIT — It’s the best time in years to sell your car.
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Connecticut businesses warned of bogus Yellow Pages scam - Torrington Register Citizen
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Wednesday, 18 May 2011
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Connecticut businesses warned of bogus "Yellow Pages" scam
Torrington Register Citizen
He is warning small-business owners in Connecticut to be aware of the scam, in which operators at undisclosed locations call companies and offer free — but phony — Yellow Pages listings or renewals but seek bank or credit card account information. ...

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Conn. businesses warned of bogus Yellow Pages scam
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Wednesday, 18 May 2011
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HARTFORD — Small-business owners should be wary of a scam in which con artists are targeting companies, offering them bogus “Yellow Pages” listings in an attempt to get them to disclose financial information, Attorney General George Jepsen said Wednesday.
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Wells Fargo Commits as Presenting Sponsor of Inaugural Stamford Harbor Live Music Festival
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Wednesday, 18 May 2011
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Wells Fargo has committed to be the presenting sponsor of the inaugural Stamford Harbor Live music festival, which is scheduled for May 28 at the northwest end of the harbor channel.
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Who's What Where - People On the move May 2011
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Wednesday, 18 May 2011
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Catherine Smith of North Branford, commissioner of the state's Department of Economic & Community Development, will also chair Connecticut Innovations Inc.
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Food Stamp Use Explodes In The Suburbs
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Wednesday, 18 May 2011
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Nhan Do, a supervisor at Five Star Farmers Market in Hartford, says she always schedules extra people to work the first three days of the month. Those are "big shopping days" for people who use food stamps.
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Can someone explain this to me? - Hartford Courant (blog)
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Wednesday, 18 May 2011
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Can someone explain this to me?
Hartford Courant (blog)
to finance our way of life? Is selling alcohol and tobacco and firearms to out of state residents a sustainable basis for a state economy? I don't think so. By sharon on May 18, 2011 9:06 AM "that those states that got more back from our government ...

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EnContext Advertising Reveals V2.0 of its Video Tagging Solution Send
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People's United Community Foundation distributes hundreds of thousands to ... - TheDay.com
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Wednesday, 18 May 2011
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People's United Community Foundation distributes hundreds of thousands to ...
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Among the foundation's distributions were grants totaling $167176 to United Way organizations in Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. In Connecticut, the foundation disbursed $71500 to nonprofits in the greater ...

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Auto Racing Notebook: Clark involved in rare wreck at Star
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Wednesday, 18 May 2011
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Johnny Clark doesn't remember the last time he wrecked, guessing it was "at least five or six years ago." For the most part, the Farmingdale driver tries to stay clear of trouble from race to race.
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