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Detroit police: 7 injured in riverfront shootingupdated: Mon Aug 06 2012 19:06:00

Police searched Monday for a female suspect after seven people were injured in a shooting at the Detroit riverfront.

2 planes come too close to one another at Detroit airport, FAA official says updated: Sat Aug 04 2012 01:27:00

Two airplanes came too close to one another while attempting to land at a Detroit airport, a federal official said early Saturday, days after another close incident involving three jets at a Washington, D.C. airport.

Bomb threat shuts major U.S.-Canada tunnelupdated: Thu Jul 12 2012 15:19:00

A bomb threat shut a major tunnel between Windsor, Ontario, and Detroit on Thursday, triggering traffic backups as drivers on both sides of the border were rerouted.

Detroit vs. Philadelphia: Explore Detroit beyond the headlinesupdated: Thu Jun 14 2012 10:06:00

We conquered Greektown last weekend like so many Detroit bachelorette parties before -- cheap champagne, slot machines, grown-woman giggles. We stuck to the city's party-friendly district, home of a casino, restaurants that specialize in flaming cheese and Astoria Pastry Shop, where we spent a long, crave-denying half-hour forcing ourselves not to order one of everything.

Michigan man charged in probe of dead women tied to escort servicesupdated: Sun May 06 2012 16:18:00

A Michigan man was arraigned Saturday as part of an investigation into the deaths of women linked to a website that hosts ads for escort services.

Perry: Detroit kids want good educationupdated: Thu Apr 05 2012 05:24:00

CNN education contributor Steve Perry on Detroit students walking out of a school called one of the worst in the U.S.

Detroit avoids state takeover threat, agrees to financial consent agreementupdated: Thu Apr 05 2012 05:24:00

The Detroit City Council passed a financial consent agreement Wednesday evening with a 5-4 vote, which grants the city the power to void contracts and slash costs but not provide state funding or loans to bail the city out of its financial problems.

The best and worst Super Bowl adsupdated: Tue Feb 07 2012 14:22:00

A look at the best and worst commercials from Super Bowl XLVI.

CNNMoney: Detroit teeters on the brink despite autos comebackupdated: Wed Jan 18 2012 05:14:00

Detroit automakers are back on their feet, showing their best profits in years. But the city of Detroit's finances are worse than ever.

Fortune: Detroit Auto Show: Hits and missesupdated: Wed Jan 11 2012 13:58:00

Detroit's big auto show that opened on Monday is being called a big success. Exhibits at the show went through a model change and are all-new; more new cars and concepts are being unveiled for the first time; and statuesque female presenters, deemed to be in poor taste during the recession years, have returned in numbers to display stands to attract male buyers.

CNNMoney: In Detroit, fuel economy rulesupdated: Wed Jan 11 2012 12:47:00

Every auto show, these days, is "all about plug-in cars and hybrids," they say. Everyone's gawking at the cherry on top while few notice how different the ice cream underneath is.

CNNMoney: Hyundai Elantra wins car of year honorsupdated: Mon Jan 09 2012 12:28:00

Detroit automakers got shut out of honors at their hometown's auto show Monday as the Hyundai Elantra and the Range Rover Evoque won North American car and truck of the year awards.

CNNMoney: Detroit automakers are (finally!) making profitsupdated: Thu Jan 05 2012 11:23:00

All three U.S. automakers are on track to be profitable in 2011 when they report results in the coming weeks. That's something that hasn't happened since 2004.

Detroit women ID'd amid probe of escort adsupdated: Fri Dec 30 2011 19:58:00

Authorities have identified three of the four women found dead this month in two incidents in Detroit, an investigator with the Wayne County Medical Examiner's Office said Friday.

Detroit police treating two pairs of deaths as linkedupdated: Tue Dec 27 2011 18:24:00

The deaths within a week of four women -- three of whom had advertised in an adult personals section of a website -- are being treated as the work of one person or group of people, Detroit's police chief said Tuesday.

Bodies found in Detroit linked to online adsupdated: Mon Dec 26 2011 21:01:00

Detroit police are investigating the death of two women whose bodies, burned beyond recognition, were found in the trunk of a car on fire early Christmas Day.

Police search for missing 2-year-old girl in Detroitupdated: Wed Dec 07 2011 10:03:00

Police on Tuesday scoured the area in Detroit where Bianca Jones was last reported seen, searching for any signs of the missing 2-year-old girl.

City sees first murder in two yearsupdated: Sat Nov 26 2011 16:20:00

Windsor, Ontario, known for its low homicide rate., reported its first homicide in 26 months.

Canadian border city has first homicide in 26 monthsupdated: Sat Nov 26 2011 16:20:00

In his 60 years, Arnold Blaine has known only two people who've owned a gun: one a hunter, the other a nightclub owner.

CNNMoney: Layoffs to hit 1,000 in Detroitupdated: Fri Nov 18 2011 16:40:00

Facing a $45 million cash shortfall, Detroit Mayor Dave Bing announced Friday the city would eliminate 1,000 positions by the end of February.

Economist: Without big reforms, Detroit will default in 4 months, file bankruptcyupdated: Thu Nov 17 2011 18:29:00

It's a race against the clock in Detroit.

Detroit mayor's plan to save the cityupdated: Thu Nov 17 2011 18:29:00

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing on his plan for pay cuts and tax hikes to save the city from the brink of bankruptcy.

Fortune: Detroit Three automakers stall out in coastal marketsupdated: Thu Oct 06 2011 11:43:00

When the 2011 model year came to a close at the end of September, the Detroit Three had much to congratulate itself for. Don Banks: Comebacks trending in 2011updated: Tue Oct 04 2011 16:19:00

At the quarter pole of the 2011 season, the NFL has seen an interesting twist surface on the familiar length-of-game issue. If you've been paying attention through the first four weeks of the schedule, by now you know that games are never over, even when they seem over. You could say that the art of the comeback is making a comeback in the NFL, except for the fact we've never seen historic comebacks like this before. To wit:

Fortune: The Big Three on the Big Screenupdated: Tue Sep 20 2011 14:00:00

The advance buzz around Drive, the movie about a Hollywood stunt driver played by Ryan Gosling, got me to thinking: We have lots of movies featuring cars, from Bullitt to The Fast and Furious, but where are the movies about car companies?

Romneys share looks but not traits, colleagues sayupdated: Sat Sep 10 2011 12:31:00

A few decades ago, in the very early stages of one of the most volatile presidential campaigns in American history, Mitt Romney's father was seen as the man to beat for the Republican nomination.

Detroit child fatally strangled, burned; body found in vacant buildingupdated: Mon Jul 25 2011 18:23:00

A young girl was fatally strangled before being burned "beyond recognition" in a Detroit building, a medical examiner's report released Monday found.

CNNMoney: Government job cuts hurt citiesupdated: Fri Jun 24 2011 17:08:00

Metro economies struggling the most to recover from the Great Recession typically lost government jobs, a new Brookings Institution report found.

CNNMoney: Detroit minister blames banks for blightupdated: Thu Jun 02 2011 10:08:00

A group of religious leaders from Detroit is blaming JPMorgan Chase and Bank of America for contributing to blight in the city.

Delta employees arrested, accused of drug smugglingupdated: Fri Apr 29 2011 08:34:00

Federal agents arrested 10 current or former Delta employees Thursday for their alleged involvement in drug trafficking at airports in Detroit and Houston, authorities said.

Police detonate suspicious device in Detroitupdated: Fri Apr 22 2011 16:15:00

A police bomb squad detonated a suspicious device Friday afternoon in an alleyway in southwest Detroit, according to police spokesman Phillip Cook.

CNNMoney: Detroit public school teachers get layoff noticesupdated: Fri Apr 15 2011 14:52:00

The Detroit Public Schools district is sending layoff notices to all its 5,714 teachers, saying it must determine its staffing needs amid a drop in enrollment.

Fortune: Detroit's opportunity of a lifetimeupdated: Tue Apr 12 2011 11:50:00

The retreat by the Detroit Three in the face of smaller, smarter, fitter cars by Toyota, Honda, and company is a 50-year phenomenon. In that time, Japanese automakers have bucked trade restrictions, an overvalued currency, and "Buy America" sentiments to capture more than one-third of the U.S. car market.

Fortune: The Fords: Public spotlight falls on a private familyupdated: Wed Apr 06 2011 16:51:00

Today, I was reminded of how difficult it is to be a Ford in Detroit. You are always in the spotlight and one misstep can cause a lifetime of embarrassment and shame. Charlie Sheen Recovers from Detroit Fiascoupdated: Mon Apr 04 2011 13:58:00

Depending on who you asked, Charlie Sheen either "brought his A-game" or "sucked" during the second stop of his My Violent Torpedo of Truth/Defeat Is Not an Option live-show tour in Chicago on Sunday.

Man accused of planting explosive device at federal buildingupdated: Fri Mar 25 2011 09:11:00

A man was arrested for allegedly placing a suspected improvised explosive device outside a federal building in downtown Detroit, according to a district court complaint filed in Michigan.

Guard suspended after suspicious package abandoned in federal buildingupdated: Wed Mar 23 2011 16:36:00

A package containing "explosive components" was left unattended for weeks in a Detroit federal building, resulting in the suspension of a building security guard, according to an official with knowledge of the case.

Detroit loses a staggering 25% of its population in a decadeupdated: Wed Mar 23 2011 12:08:00

Detroit could probably use another Eminem boost following Tuesday's news that it lost 25% of its residents from 2000 to 2010.

Major city loses 25% of its populationupdated: Wed Mar 23 2011 12:08:00

Census results show Detroit has lost a large amount of its population in the last decade. WDIV has more.

Terrorism task force investigates origins of Detroit packageupdated: Tue Mar 22 2011 16:59:00

A joint terrorism task force is investigating the origins of a suspicious package that contained "explosive components" found inside a Federal building in Detroit.

60 kids per class in Detroit schoolsupdated: Thu Feb 24 2011 05:49:00

The city of Detroit is closing a number of its schools in order to balance the budget. CNNMoney's Poppy Harlow reports.

CNNMoney: Michigan approves plan to close half of Detroit schoolsupdated: Tue Feb 22 2011 14:35:00

In an effort to close a yawning budget deficit, Michigan has approved a proposal to drastically shrink Detroit's troubled school system over the next few years.

Detroit mayor offers cops $1000 homesupdated: Tue Feb 08 2011 08:52:00

Mayor Dave Bing offers Detroit police homes inside the city limits for $1000 and renovation money. WDIV reports.

Detroit offers police officers deals on foreclosed homesupdated: Tue Feb 08 2011 08:52:00

Detroit's mayor is proposing a new approach to increasing public safety: offering police officers and firefighters foreclosed homes for as little as $1,000.

Detroit police release dramatic video of precinct shootingupdated: Tue Feb 01 2011 15:35:00

Detroit police released a graphic surveillance video Friday that shows a gunman indiscriminately firing inside a police precinct and lunging across a counter to continue a shootout in which he was killed and four officers were wounded.

Police arrest serial rape suspect in Detroitupdated: Tue Jan 25 2011 12:55:00

Detroit police have arrested a man suspected to be the rapist who "terrorized" women on the city's Northeast side, the police chief said Monday.

Police link Detroit police station shooter to man set to be sentencedupdated: Mon Jan 24 2011 12:34:00

The man who shot officers inside a Detroit police station had a relative who is scheduled to be sentenced for double homicide Monday, said the city's police chief, who would not confirm that as the motive behind the attack.

4 Detroit police officers shotupdated: Mon Jan 24 2011 12:34:00

A gunman walked into a Detroit police precinct and opened fire, injuring four police officers.

Person in custody in Detroit serial rapesupdated: Wed Jan 19 2011 16:21:00

Detroit police confirmed Wednesday they have a person in custody in the city's serial rapist case.

9 in custody as Detroit police hunt for serial rapistupdated: Mon Jan 17 2011 20:52:00

While saying he believes just one man is responsible, Detroit Police Chief Ralph Godbee said Monday that authorities have detained nine men as part of their hunt for a serial rapist.

Former Detroit mayor appears in court on new chargesupdated: Tue Jan 11 2011 11:09:00

Kwame Kilpatrick, the imprisoned former mayor of Detroit, pleaded not guilty to new charges of racketeering, extortion, bribery and filing false tax returns Monday, court officials said.

CNNMoney: A rebirth for Detroit's Big Three automakersupdated: Mon Jan 10 2011 09:56:00

What a difference a year or two makes.

Ex-Detroit mayor going to prisonupdated: Thu Dec 16 2010 10:05:00

In May, a judge sentenced former Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick to up to five years in prison for violating probation.

Former Detroit mayor facing extortion, bribery chargesupdated: Thu Dec 16 2010 10:05:00

A federal grand jury has indicted the imprisoned former mayor of Detroit, Kwame Kilpatrick, on new charges including racketeering, extortion, bribery and filing false tax returns, authorities said.

Winning $129 million lottery ticket bought at Detroit-area porn storeupdated: Sat Nov 13 2010 14:04:00

A group of friends got lucky when they bought a winning Powerball ticket at a Detroit-area porn shop.

Money Magazine: 4 Lessons: What we've learned from Detroitupdated: Fri Oct 29 2010 12:30:00

Richard and Pamela Mack are making a big bet on the future of Detroit: They've just purchased a huge house in a city that's been hollowed out by the Great Recession and the near death of the American auto industry.

Money Magazine: Lessons from Detroit: Take a risk and change careersupdated: Fri Oct 29 2010 12:20:00

Barbara Stachowski, who worked on land development projects for an engineering firm, was making photocopies at work one day in 2006 when her supervisor asked, "Hey, you got a second?" By the time they got to the conference room, Stachowski knew what was coming: With business having slowed down, she was being laid off.

Money Magazine: Lessons from Detroit: Take a risk and cut your lossesupdated: Thu Oct 28 2010 12:15:00

Trained as an engineer, Mark Munteanu moved to the Detroit area from his native Romania in 1996, exactly as his brother, Gabriel, also an engineer, had done a year earlier. The U.S. was Mark's "dreamland."

Detroit shatters stereotypes of blightupdated: Sun Oct 03 2010 17:36:00

Johnny Knoxville and VBS explore a side of Detroit that busts negative stereotypes of the city. Go to VBS.TV for more.

Creative Detroiters quietly rebuild, challenge city's bad rapupdated: Sun Oct 03 2010 17:36:00

In August 2009, Vice published a story called "Something, something, something, Detroit: Lazy journalists love pictures of abandoned stuff," about the roving gangs of photojournalists prowling the empty city and feasting on its highly photogenic carcass. Since then, some of the worst offenders have abashedly changed their approach to covering Michigan's largest city. But most outlets are still fixated on the all-you-can-click pageview buffet that is "misery porn" of the decaying Motor City.

Raise your glasses! Five fall beer festsupdated: Thu Sep 30 2010 11:45:00

The chill of fall is in the air, pour some beer in your glass. Germany's Oktoberfest isn't the only outlet for beer lovers this season. Check out these five beer festivals across the United States.

Fortune: Outsourcing turns from Rio and Bangalore to . . . Detroit?updated: Wed Sep 22 2010 13:10:00

The downtown business district of Detroit, Michigan contains precious few beacons of economic optimism these days amid the empty office buildings, vacant lots and unsold condos. Aretha Franklin's Son Severely Beaten at Detroit Gas Stationupdated: Tue Sep 21 2010 17:27:00

Eddie Franklin, 52, was reportedly in emergency surgery after being attacked by three assailants

Dozens of homes burned in Detroitupdated: Wed Sep 08 2010 17:30:00

CNN's Rick Sanchez talks to WXYZ reporter Tom Wait about the rash of fires that broke out in Detroit on Tuesday.

High winds spread fires in Detroitupdated: Wed Sep 08 2010 07:34:00

Hundreds of firefighters battled multiple fires in Detroit after high winds brought down power lines.

Firefighters hurt in Detroitupdated: Fri Aug 13 2010 10:45:00

Six firefighters were hospitalized in Detroit, Michigan on Friday, a hospital spokesman said.

Fortune: Detroit's class actupdated: Thu Aug 05 2010 08:27:00

Can a cause seem so lost that not even many philanthropists feel charitable toward it? Detroit's schools have been that kind of hard case. In recent years public schools in such cities as New York, Chicago, and New Orleans have enjoyed major infusions of cash from charities like the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. But that never happened in Detroit, whose school system is so far gone that barely 3% of its fourth-graders meet national math standards. "Between the destruction of the auto and manufacturing industries, massive blight, and political problems, the philanthropic view is that there's been no basement to build on in Detroit," says Rick Hess, director of education policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute, the conservative think tank.

Fortune: Out-of-towners change Detroit's waysupdated: Thu Jul 22 2010 13:21:00

The news that General Motors is paying $3.5 billion for AmeriCredit, an auto finance company, is another signal that change is coming to Detroit -- and quickly.

Fortune: Detroit's new factory of dreamsupdated: Mon Jul 05 2010 11:42:00

This is a story of two Detroit factories, one a symbol of despair and the other of promise. On the one hand is the old Packard car plant on East Grand -- 3.5 million square feet on 38 desolate acres. Broken windows, crumbling bricks, creeping vines, and a FOR SALE sign that's been hanging there for years. "Most of the interest," realtor David Wax told us, "is to tear it down for the steel in the building."

Severe storm ravages campgroundupdated: Mon Jun 28 2010 07:17:00

At least one person is dead after a severe storm struck a campground in suburban Detroit.

One camper killed, 4 injured in severe weather in Michiganupdated: Mon Jun 28 2010 07:17:00

One person died and four others were injured at a campground outside Detroit, Michigan, Sunday after severe weather moved through the area, according to the St. Clair County sheriff's department.

Fortune: Three American cities on the brink of brokeupdated: Fri May 28 2010 13:06:00

Several downtrodden cities are on the verge of defaulting on their debt, putting financially encumbered states and taxpayers on the hook to pick up the tab. The National League of Cities says municipal governments will probably come up $56 billion to $83 billion short between now and 2012. That's the tab for decades of binge spending; municipal defaults could be our collective hangover.

7-year-old killed in Detroit police raidupdated: Mon May 17 2010 18:33:00

A 7-year-old girl was shot and killed by police during a raid in Detroit, Michigan. WDIV reports.

Charting your careerupdated: Mon May 17 2010 10:03:00

CNN's Stephanie Elam and Ryan Mack discuss the Detroit National Teach-In and how you can pursue your passion at work.

In Detroit, prison education includes lessons in finance, college creditupdated: Mon May 17 2010 10:03:00

Mound Correctional Facility sits atop a flat stretch of land about 15 minutes from downtown Detroit.

Fortune: A Michigan success storyupdated: Wed May 12 2010 07:01:00

It is not the kind of view you expect these days in downtrodden Michigan. From this rooftop plaza on the 17th floor of Bridgewater Place, evidence of urban renewal spreads in every direction. Directly to the south is the modern campus of Grand Valley State University, home to 11,000 students. Across the Grand River lies the sprawl of the redeveloped entertainment district, with its new arena and convention center, steps away from downtown business and government office buildings. Atop a hill to the east is the city's crown jewel: a $1 billion (and growing) medical complex that includes a cancer research center, specialized treatment facilities, and a medical school.

Fortune: CAFÉ Wars: Bumpy road for the Detroit Threeupdated: Fri May 07 2010 12:11:00

Like baseball, figuring out the auto industry has become easier with the use of statistics.

CNNMoney: Fighting back from the foreclosure blast zoneupdated: Thu Apr 29 2010 10:36:00

In a city filled with foreclosures and abandoned buildings, East Warren Avenue on Detroit's east side could be called the epicenter. Banks own 1,331 buildings in the surrounding 48224 zip code. More than 7 percent of homes in the area were in foreclosure last year -- the highest rate in the city.

CNNMoney: $120 million from GM sparks hope in Detroitupdated: Wed Apr 21 2010 15:36:00

General Motors' announcement Wednesday that it's investing $120 million in a Detroit auto plant is an encouraging sign for many in this hard hit city.

At least 7 arrested after raids in 3 statesupdated: Sun Mar 28 2010 22:30:00

Federal authorities plan to unseal charges Monday against several people arrested in a series of weekend raids in Michigan, Ohio and Indiana, prosecutors in Detroit said Sunday.

Detroit closing 44 schoolsupdated: Wed Mar 17 2010 15:54:00

Detroit Public Schools financial manager Robert Bobb announces the closure of 44 schools.

Fortune: Welcome to Detroit, Mr. Whitacreupdated: Fri Mar 12 2010 11:02:00

The honeymoon is officially over.

Detroit tops airport satisfaction studyupdated: Wed Feb 24 2010 22:18:00

Many air travelers know: Getting through the airport can make flying look easy.

Scanners pose little riskupdated: Wed Feb 24 2010 22:18:00

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta says he's been flooded with questions about the health risks of airport scanners.

Fortune: Mission critical - Turn Detroit into a tech centerupdated: Thu Feb 11 2010 10:04:00

Crammed into a small Detroit office filled with pipe fittings, hydraulic tubing, and a device that looks like a gas pump combined with a supercomputer, Dave Shaw sums up how his life has changed.

CNNMoney: Detroit Auto Show 2010: Less is moreupdated: Mon Jan 11 2010 07:54:00

The annual auto show that kicks off here Monday is very much like the auto industry itself: Greatly relieved to not be on death's door.

Two killed, four injured in Detroit hotel fireupdated: Thu Dec 31 2009 23:09:00

Two people were killed and four injured in a three-alarm fire Thursday night at the Huntington Hotel in downtown Detroit, Michigan, according the Detroit Fire Department.

Tighter airport securityupdated: Thu Dec 31 2009 12:56:00

New measures result in longer airport lines and flight delays. CNN's Allan Chernoff reports from Detroit.

CNNMoney: Airline stocks lower after failed terror attackupdated: Mon Dec 28 2009 14:26:00

Airline stocks opened lower Monday after a botched terror attack aboard a Northwest Airlines flight approaching Detroit on Christmas Day shook the industry.

Increased Travel Securityupdated: Mon Dec 28 2009 12:59:00

Increased airline security -- fallout from the attempted destruction of a flight bound for Detroit. Jeanne Meserve

New Detroit scare declared 'nonserious'updated: Mon Dec 28 2009 10:36:00

A security alert aboard a Northwest Airlines jet ended Sunday after investigators determined the incident -- the second in two days involving a Detroit, Michigan-bound flight -- was "nonserious," federal authorities said.

Another scare on Detroit flightupdated: Mon Dec 28 2009 10:36:00

A Northwest Airlines jet is met by police in Detroit after its flight crew reported a 'verbally disruptive' passenger.

A way through the roughupdated: Wed Dec 23 2009 10:48:00

Golf has always had the ability to inspire players and fans alike, but now the sport's motivational qualities are being used to attract and help those on the fringes of the game.

Money Magazine: How to give when the giving gets toughupdated: Fri Dec 04 2009 12:52:00

Nancy McCauley Branstetter, a former communications executive at Ford Motor Co., is passionate about a cause that feels especially urgent lately: helping disadvantaged children and families who live in the economically stricken Detroit area. Michigan State baskeball is Sportsman of Yearupdated: Tue Nov 24 2009 16:09:00

Sports Illustrated will announce its choice for Sportsman of the Year on Nov. 30. Here's one of the nominations for that honor by an SI writer. Most coaches would have been studying yet another scouting report. Most players would have been listening to yet another rap song. But on the bus ride to Ford Field, Michigan State coach Tom Izzo put down his game plan for a moment to look out the window at a row of abandoned buildings. The Spartans basketball team turned off their iPods to follow his gaze. "Win one for Detroit," Izzo pleaded, and his charges nodded along. In the end the Spartans fell short of the 2009 national championship, but for everything else they accomplished during an unforgettable Final Four weekend in Detroit, they are my Sportsmen of the Year.

CNNMoney: Detroit finds dignity in deathupdated: Mon Nov 16 2009 15:22:00

Six people. Buried. In Detroit.

Fortune: A mogul's Detroit passion gets messyupdated: Thu Nov 12 2009 12:40:00

While Detroit booster Dan Gilbert has a passion for the city, where he wants to move 1,700 jobs, it's a romance that's getting complicated.

Fortune: Making Detroit a tech hub - One mogul's visionupdated: Thu Nov 12 2009 12:29:00

It is noon in downtown Detroit, a glorious autumn day in the nexus of the city's business district. A large crowd of people stride up the street toward a sleek, glass-walled tower in the Campus Martius complex.

CNNMoney: Meet Detroit's new employersupdated: Tue Nov 10 2009 12:29:00

Detroit needs jobs. The city's unemployment rate hovers around 28%, the worst in the nation, and the city's budget deficit is near $300 million. Both Detroit's residents and its government need new employers to recharge the local economy.

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