• Court Update: Patrick Frazee’s Lover Was Told To Drug Kelsey Berreth’s Coffee

    CRIPPLE CREEK, Colo. (CBS4) – The Idaho woman who pleaded guilty to hiding evidence in the Kelsey Berreth murder investigation said that Patrick Frazee, who has been charged with his fiancee’s murder, said Frazee told her to kill Berreth. Krystal Jean Lee Kenney also told investigators that she was in a romantic relationship with Frazee.
    Patrick Frazee in court (credit: CBS)
    The new information was revealed in Teller County Court on Tuesday during the preliminary hearing for Frazee.
  • Charlie Blackmon Has A Funny Reason Why He’s OK With New Position

    DENVER (CBS4) – Charlie Blackmon will have a new home in 2019. Don’t worry, he’s still a Colorado Rockie, but this year Charlie, his beard and his mullet will be hanging out in right field.
    Charlie Blackmon (at right) (credit: Joe Mahoney/Getty Images)
    It might take a little getting used to for Rockies faithful.
    Blackmon has anchored center field for the Rockies since 2015, and he has played more games there than anyone in franchise history. He’s played a club-record 691
  • Police: Razor Blades Found Under Walmart Shopping Cart Handles, Two Injured

    SILER CITY, N.C. (CBS Local) — At least two people were injured after somebody placed razor blades under the handles of shopping carts at a Walmart store in North Carolina, authorities said.
    The blades were found under the right hand side of “several buggy handles” over the weekend at a Walmart in Silver City and could have been part of a plan to shoplift, police said.
    Six blades have been found so far.
    Investigators released images from surveillance video of two men described
  • Marcus Johnson In Court, Accused In T.J. Cunningham Murder Over Parking Space

    ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– Marcus Johnson, the man accused of shooting and killing T.J. “Anthony” Cunningham, a former CU Buffaloes player and an administrator in the Aurora Public Schools system, appeared in court Tuesday morning. Johnson allegedly shot Cunningham in a dispute over a parking space.
    T.J. Cunningham (credit: CU Athletics)
    Johnson, 31, faces first-degree murder charges in the shooting. He has a criminal history that includes assault and a weapons possession c
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  • Patrick Frazee Appears In Court For Murder Of Fiancée Kelsey Berreth

    CRIPPLE CREEK, Colo. (CBS4) – Patrick Frazee, the man charged with murder and solicitation to commit murder in the death of his missing fiancee Kelsey Berreth, appeared in court on Tuesday. A judge will determine whether there is enough evidence for Frazee to stand trial.
    Patrick Frazee in court (credit: CBS)
    Frazee, 32, was charged in December, more than a month after the last sighting of 29-year-old Berreth on Nov. 22, Thanksgiving Day. She was seen on surveillance video with the couple&
  • Deputies Rescue Puppies From Outside Pen In Freezing Weather

    CLIFTON, Colo. (CBS4) – Deputies who went to the home to find a person with an active arrest warrant ended up rescuing eight puppies from the home. The temperature was below freezing when deputies with the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office went to home in Clifton on Sunday morning.
    The deputies didn’t find the person they were looking for, but they did find eight puppies outside in a metal kennel, on muddy ground with urine and feces. Their water bowls were also frozen over, investi
  • $15/Hour Minimum Wage To Be Proposed For Denver City Workers

    DENVER (CBS4)– A proposal to raise the minimum wage for Denver city workers will be heard on Tuesday afternoon. The proposal would increase the minimum wage to $15/hour over the next two years.
    The Finance and Government Committee will hear Denver Mayor Michael Hancock’s proposal to increase the minimum wage to $15/hour over the next two years.The wage would increase from an average of $11.10 to $13 in July. That would be followed by yearly bumps in 2020 and 2021.Hancock has said in
  • Marcus Johnson Appears In Court, Accused In Murder Of T.J. Cunningham Over Parking Space

    ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– Marcus Johnson, the man accused of shooting and killing T.J. “Anthony” Cunningham, a former CU Buffaloes player and an administrator in the Aurora Public Schools system, appeared in court Tuesday morning. Johnson allegedly shot Cunningham in a dispute over a parking space.
    T.J. Cunningham (credit: CU Athletics)
    Johnson, 31, faces first-degree murder charges in the shooting. He has a criminal history that includes assault and a weapons possession c
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  • Patrick Frazee To Appear In Court For Murder Of Fiancee Kelsey Berreth

    CRIPPLE CREEK, Colo. (CBS4) – Patrick Frazee, the man charged with murder and solicitation to commit murder in the death of his missing fiancee Kelsey Berreth, will appear in court on Tuesday. A judge will determine whether there is enough evidence for Frazee to stand trial.
    Patrick Frazee in court (credit: CBS)
    Frazee, 32, was charged in December, more than a month after the last sighting of 29-year-old Berreth on Nov. 22, Thanksgiving Day. She was seen on surveillance video with the coup
  • Tiny Home Village Could Have Permanent Location

    DENVER (CBS4)– A village of tiny houses could soon have a permanent home. Right now, the village has to move because of zoning laws.
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    Now, the City of Denver is offering some land so residents of a tiny home village can have a more permanent address. If approved, the “Beloved Community Village” will be able to lease open space in the Globeville neighborhood for $10/year.
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    The pilot program gives the formerly-homeless a roof over their heads, but due to
  • NBA Playoff Picture: Eastern Conference

    By Norm Elrod
    (CBS Philly/CBS Local) — With the NBA All-Star Game fading in the rear-view mirror, and the NBA Playoffs looming in the distance, it’s time to talk contenders and pretenders. The Eastern Conference has four teams with a legitimate shot at making the NBA Finals, where they’ll probably find the Golden State Warriors waiting for them.
    Three of those teams — the Milwaukee Bucks, Toronto Raptors and Philadelphia 76ers — shored up their rosters at the trade
  • Police: Woman Stabbed In Head During Fight Over Place In McDonald’s Drive-Thru Line

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (CBS Local) — A woman was stabbed in the head during a fight in the drive-thru line at a McDonald’s in Tennessee, authorities said.
    The stabbing happened Monday at the restaurant located on Union Avenue in the Medical District of Memphis.
    The victim told police she became involved in a fight with Asalene Branch, 29, over their place in the drive-thru line CBS affiliate WREG reported. She said Branch pulled out a knife and stabbed her in the head.
    Police: Woman stabbed
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  • Boy, 7, Called ‘Little Hitler’ For Selling Hot Chocolate To Raise Money For Border Wall

    AUSTIN, Texas (CBS Local) — A 7-year-old Texas boy who started a hot chocolate stand to raise money for President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall is facing backlash, with one man calling him “little Hitler.”
    Shane and Jennifer Stevens say their son, Benton, begged them to set up a hot chocolate stand to raise the money for the wall after watching Trump’s State of the Union address on Feb. 5.
    Benton set up shop this past weekend at a strip mall in Steiner Ranch s
  • Cooking, Cleaning Could Raise Air Pollution Levels In Homes, Study Says

    (WBZ/CBS Local) – Could you be exposed to pollution in your own home?
    Researchers at the University of Colorado say cooking, cleaning, and other household activities generate levels of pollution in the average home similar to that of a polluted major city.
    Shampoos, perfumes, and cleaning products produce airborne chemicals in our houses but at higher concentrations than previously thought.
    Using special sensors and monitors, researchers measured the indoor air quality of a 1,200-square-fo
  • Karl Lagerfeld, Chanel Fashion Icon, Has Died At 85

    Fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld has died at the age of 85, the Chanel fashion house of Paris confirmed to CBS News on Tuesday.
  • Colorado Avalanche End Home Slide, Shut Out Golden Knights

    DENVER (AP) — When the moment arrived, Andrew Agozzino was ready — big right fist pump, coupled with a glide on his right knee and even a little yell.
    This goal celebration was a long time in the making.
    Andrew Agozzino #26 of the Colorado Avalanche advances the puck against Nate Schmidt #88 of the Vegas Golden Knights in the second period at the Pepsi Center on February 18, 2019 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
    Agozzino scored his first NHL goal and adde
  • Denver Weather: Another Day In The Deep Freeze Plus More Snow

    DENVER (CBS4) – Temperatures in the Denver area have been stuck in the single digits, teens, and 20s since Saturday afternoon. Nothing will change on Tuesday with nearly the entire state of Colorado staying in the deep freeze.
    A CBS4 City Cam in Denver showed the sunrise Tuesday morning. The temperature was 17 degrees at daybreak. (credit: CBS)
    The forecast high temperature in Denver on Tuesday is 23° or only slightly warmer from Monday when the city officially reached only 20°.
    In
  • See Brandon Stokley’s Appearance On Xfinity Monday Live

    Watch former Broncos wide receiver Brandon Stokley's appearance on Xfinity Monday Live!
  • Bernie Sanders: ‘We’re Gonna Win’ 2020 Presidential Election

    Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, whose insurgent 2016 presidential campaign reshaped Democratic politics, announced Tuesday that he is running for president in 2020.
  • Tax Services Stormtrooper Shows Off Serious Dance Moves At Colorado Intersection

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) – A roadside human advertiser with some fantastic dance moves strutted his stuff in Colorado Springs, and it was a sight captured on video.
    Ashley R. and Sally R. shared the video with CBS4 partner KKTV and a post on their Facebook page drew lots of attention.
    KKTV reported the dance moves were shown off near the Walmart off Platte.
  • ‘Everyone Is Locked In’: Rockies Set Their Sights on Winning It All

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (CBS4) – Around this time of year, every club believes they can win the World Series, and the Rockies are no exception. After two years of tremendous success, plus their core nucleus of players returning, the Rockies believe — in no uncertain terms — that they can make it to the very top this season.
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    “Everyone is locked in, ready to get farther. We all want to play more games this year. That’s the goal. Just keep playing more games as
  • ‘We Can Stack Up Against Anybody’: Rockies Anchored By Homegrown Rotation

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) – How’s this for a mile-high milestone: The Colorado Rockies have one of baseball’s best young starting rotations.
    According to ace Kyle Freeland, at least.
    “I think our rotation can stack up against anybody,” Freeland said Wednesday when pitchers and catchers had their first workout.
    Kyle Freeland (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)
    He has a strong case. The Rockies have made the postseason as a wild card each of the past two seasons – a f
  • Know An Unsung Hero In Jefferson County? Group Wants To Honor Them

    Do you know someone who is doing good in the community but not getting any recognition? If they’re in Jefferson County, there’s a group that wants to hear from you. They’re taking nominations for this year’s Jeffco Good News Breakfast.
    ARVADA, Colo. (CBS4) – Kevin Nichols had volunteered and taken part in the Jeffco Good News Breakfast many times as a member of the Rotary Club. Then he was shocked to find out he won an award for his community involvement.
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  • Wheat Ridge Police ‘Instill Some Good,’ Hand Out Special Coins To Lawful Citizens

    WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. (CBS4) – The hobby of coin collecting has taken on a new meaning in the City of Wheat Ridge. In honor of the city’s 50th anniversary, the Wheat Ridge Police Department is handing out collectible “conversation coins” to community members. In order to get your hands on one, you have to be caught in the act.
    Officer Barb Webb, left (credit: CBS)
    “We’re gonna search for Good Samaritans!” said Officer Barb Webb as she started up her patrol
  • Avalanche’s Andrew Agozzino Scores First Goal Of Career

    DENVER (CBS4) – Winger Andrew Agozzino has just scored his first career goal. The Colorado Avalanche forward was recently called up from a stint in the Colorado Eagles minor league team.
    Andrew Agozzino (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
    Gabriel Landeskog found Agozzino in front of the goal and Agozzino got it past Las Vegas goalie Malcolm Subban in the second period Monday night.
    The Avalanche are playing the Golden Knights in Denver at the Pepsi Center.
    Follow the game on CBS Sports i
  • Battling ‘Nature Deficit Disorder’: Colorado Nonprofit Gets Urban Students Outdoors

    ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – In an effort to expose students to Colorado’s nature, nonprofit Environmental Learning for Kids, or ELK, made it their mission to take urban middle and high school students out on field trips around the state. ELK takes students from northeast Denver and northern Aurora on trips in to nature.
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    The students have been hiking, camping, backpacking and were even scheduled to try snowshoeing.
    17-year-old Isaira Urias-Martines was first introduced
  • Colorado To Join Lawsuit That Aims To Block Trump’s Emergency Declaration

    DENVER (CBS4) – Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser says he will join a lawsuit with more than a dozen other states to stop President Donald Trump from using an emergency declaration to fund a border wall.
    Phil Weiser speaks at a rally in Denver on Monday. (credit: CBS)
    “We in Colorado have a lot to lose right now. There could be money that’s supposed to be spent here that’s going to be shifted to build a border wall outside of the Constitutionally prescribed process.&r
  • Arapahoe Basin Breaks Up With Vail Resorts

    SUMMIT COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) — Arapahoe Basin is ending its partnership with Vail Resorts — meaning A-Basin will no longer be on the Epic Pass starting next season.
    Officials with A-Basin explained that “the ski area has developed a very special community that feels like home” but they’ve seen exceptional growth over the past 15 years.
    “In order to continue to build on this spirit and the experience we have created, Arapahoe Basin and Vail Resorts will not
  • ‘We’re Human Beings’: Troopers Concerned About Flurry Over Accidents Involving CSP

    DENVER (CBS4) – Being a Colorado state trooper is a dangerous job. That has been evidenced this month by four incidents in a four day period in which a trooper or his vehicle have been struck.
    Images of the four different crashes involving troopers, which took place between Feb. 14-17. (credit: CBS)
    This comes just after a second mistrial was declared in the case of a driver charged with killing a state trooper when his truck struck him along Interstate 25.
    CBS4 investigator Rick Sallinger
  • Woman Vows To Climb 56 Floors, Twice, In Father’s Memory After Cancer Battle

    DENVER (CBS4)– For the fifth year in a row, a young woman from Denver will spend the first Sunday in March climbing 56 floors. Stephanie Grover will participate in the American Lung Association’s Fight for Air Climb at Republic Plaza downtown to raise awareness and money to fight lung disease.
    Stephanie Grover (credit: CBS)
    Stephanie climbs in Denver’s Fight for Air Climb for her father who died of lung cancer. Team Grover started with just Stephanie. It has grown to 23 members
  • Denver Weather: Colorado Snowstorm Will Blot Out Super Moon & Dog Star Eclipse

    DENVER (CBS) – Two celestial events are in the works for Monday night into Tuesday morning. Unfortunately for Denver and most of Colorado, the weather will be blotting out both big happenings in the night sky. The first is the Full “Snow” Moon! The February full moon can sometimes go by two different names, the “Snow” moon or the “Hunger Moon.”
    The name snow moon is thought to have originated with Native Americans that noticed the heaviest snow occurring
  • Denver Weather: Cold Settles In; No Big Warmup Until March!

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    DENVER (CBS4) – Cold, arctic air firmly entrenched along the Front Range will cause Monday to be among the coldest days of the entire winter season. Afternoon temperatures will struggle to reach into the upper teens after morning temperatures in the single digits.
    In addition to the cold, a good chance for snow will return during the evening hours on Monday. For most neighborhoods around the Denver metro area, the snow won’t start until after the evening commute which of cour
  • T.J. Cunningham, Former CU Buffaloes Player, Dies After Parking Dispute Shooting

    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – T.J. “Anthony” Cunningham, a former CU Buffaloes player and an administrator in the Aurora Public Schools system, has died after police say he was shot by his neighbor. The Arapahoe County Sheriff’s office says Cunningham, 46, got in a dispute with the shooter over a parking space.
    T.J. Cunningham (credit: CBS)
    The suspect was identified as Marcus Johnson, 31. Johnson has a criminal history that includes assault and a weapons possession charge.
  • DIA Great Hall Project To Take Extra 10 Months Due To Concrete Concerns

    DENVER (CBS4)– The Denver International Airport terminal renovation, called the “Great Hall Project,” will take well beyond its original three-and-a-half year timeline to complete. That is according to a newly-filed disclosure statement obtained by CBS4.
    (credit: Great Hall Partners)
    The construction project report filed Feb. 14 states, “The current forecasted delay is 209 business days” which equates to about 300 days including weekends and holidays. Initial estima
  • Colorado Snowstorm Will Blot Out Super Moon And Dog Star Eclipse

    DENVER (CBS) – Two celestial events are in the works for Monday night into Tuesday morning. Unfortunately for Denver and most of Colorado, the weather will be blotting out both big happenings in the night sky.
    The first is the Full “Snow” Moon! The February full moon can sometimes go by two different names, the “Snow” moon or the “Hunger Moon”. The name snow moon is thought to have originated with Native Americans that noticed the heaviest snow occu
  • Snowslide With Your Coffee? Townsfolk In Telluride Get Great View

    TELLURIDE, Colo. (CBS4) — Residents of Telluride were entertained Monday morning by another natural avalanche on the high slopes above the iconic Colorado town.
    The Colorado Avalanche Information Center sent out a photo of the snowslide via Twitter. The photo was taken from the Telluride Ajax Webcam‘s feed.
    (credit: Twitter/CAIC/Telluride Ajax Webcam)
    Natural avalanches are not uncommon in this location. However, video was taken last year when authorities encouraged a slide in order
  • Electric Car Drivers Experience Big Drain During Frigid Temperatures

    LONGMONT, Colo. (CBS4)– If you’re spending more time at electric vehicle charging stations during the winter, you’re not alone. A new study by AAA found these vehicles have limitations in winter weather.
    Chris Webster loves driving his Nissan Leaf, but his Leaf hates the cold.
    Chris Webster (credit: CBS)
    “I get about a 120-mile range on a nice day, but I lose about 30 percent of that on a cold day,” said Webster.
    According to AAA, an electric vehicle’s driving
  • Former CU Buffaloes Player Dies After Parking Dispute Shooting

    T.J. Cunningham, a former CU Buffaloes player and an assistant principal at Hinkley High School, was killed in a shooting.
  • Sailor Kissing Woman In Iconic V-J Day Photo Passes Away

    The ecstatic sailor shown kissing a woman in Times Square celebrating the end of World War II has died. George Mendonsa was 95.
  • Former CU Buffaloes Player Dies After Aurora Shooting

    T.J. Cunningham, a former CU Buffaloes player, was shot on Sunday in Aurora.
  • Aurora Police & Preferential Treatment: Drunk Driver Driven Home After Claiming To Know Chief

    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – A CBS4 Investigation has found an Aurora police officer pulled over a drunk woman, but after she indicated she was friends with the police chief, the officer turned off his body camera, gave the woman a ride home and she was never charged with a DUI or any other crime, even though her breath alcohol indicated she was more than twice the limit for DUI. And although the officer was found to have violated department policy, records show he received no discipline for pro
  • Teen Thanks Doctors, Nurses Who Saved His Life After Crash

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4)– A teenager wanted to deliver a very special thank you message to the people who saved his life. Devyn Washington was critically injured when he crashed a four-wheeler on a trail.
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    The 16-year-old crashed in Black Forest. He doesn’t remember much about the crash but he has a huge scar as a reminder.
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    Devyn says he’s thankful to the people who helped him after his crash.
    (credit: CBS)
    “When it landed on me, I sliced
  • Jussie Smollett Case: Clues Into Potential Motive Behind Alleged Attack

    “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett, upset after a racist letter sent to the show’s studio didn’t get a “bigger reaction,” is suspected of paying two men to attack him a week later, according to multiple sources with direct knowledge of the investigation.
  • Rockies Moving All-Star Charlie Blackmon To Right Field

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — It may not seem right, but Charlie Blackmon will be in right field for Colorado this season. Blackmon, a four-time All-Star who has anchored center field for the Rockies since 2014 and has played more games there than anyone else in franchise history, said Monday he spoke to manager Bud Black about the switch and is fine with it.
    “He assured me this was going to help the Rockies win more games, and I’m all about that,” Blackmon said.DENVER, CO &nd
  • Country Star Miranda Lambert Marries NYPD Officer

    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – It’s a turn of romance far from “Mama’s Broken Heart” for country star Miranda Lambert. The multi-award winning Lambert revealed she secretly got married, and this time to an NYPD officer.
    The “Keeper of the Flame” singer tweeted photos of her wearing a white lace gown with her new husband Brendan McLoughlin on Saturday.
    “In honor of Valentine’s Day I wanted to share some news,” she
  • One man wounded in Monday afternoon shooting in Adams County

    One man was shot Monday afternoon in the area of Monaco Elementary School in Adams County, the Adams County Sheriff’s Office said.
    The shooting took place after 1 p.m., and spokesman Paul Gregory said little information is available for release, including the exact location of the shooting. The 911 call came in as a person who was shot, he said.
    Deputies responded to two scenes, one of which was a house where the person shot was taken and another where a vehicle was located, Gregory said.
  • Lightsaber dueling officially recognized as a competitive sport in France

    BEAUMONT-SUR-OISE, France — Master Yoda, dust off his French, he must.
    It’s now easier than ever in France to act out “Star Wars” fantasies, because its fencing federation has borrowed from a galaxy far, far away and officially recognized lightsaber dueling as a competitive sport, granting the iconic weapon from George Lucas’ saga the same status as the foil, epee and sabre, the traditional blades used at the Olympics.
    Of course, the LED-lit, rigid polycarbonate li
  • Super Snow Moon: 2019’s Biggest Supermoon Visible Monday And Tuesday Night

    (CNN) — February’s full moon will brighten the skies as the biggest supermoon of the year. The supermoon occurs during this full moon because it will be closest in its orbit to Earth.
    RELATED: Colorado Snowstorm Will Blot Out Super Moon And Dog Star Eclipse
    Technically, the supermoon will reach its peak on Tuesday morning at 10:54 a.m. ET, but it won’t be visible then. Instead, keep an eye out Monday and Tuesday night.
    February’s full moon will brighten the skies as
  • Colorado State football adds ASU graduate transfer Jalen Bates

    Jalen Bates is trading in the Pac-12 for the Mountain West conference.
    The 6-foot-4, 245-pound defensive end announced Monday via Twitter that he’s transferring from Arizona State to Colorado State. On Feb. 1, Chris Karpman of 247sports.com reported Bates planned to finish his collegiate career at another university as a graduate transfer, meaning he’d be immediately eligible in the fall.
    “I’d like to thank Coach Herm (Edwards) and his staff at Arizona State for providing
  • 12 Cars Involved In Crash On Slick Denver Street

    DENVER (CBS4) — At least a dozen vehicles were involved in a crash on a slick, snowy street in Denver Monday morning. It happened around 8 a.m. on Speer Boulevard near 13th.
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    The Denver Police Department said no one was seriously hurt. Witnesses told CBS4 one woman was injured after getting out of her car to check the damage.
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    CBS4 talked to one driver who said he applied the brakes and slid about eight car lengths.
    We asked what he was thinking as his car was sliding.
    “Oh&

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