Monthly Archives: July 2022

Child abuse group to host back-to-school event, showcasing child health and safety

As summer draws to a close, parents and children can prepare to return to school with help from the Child Abuse and Neglect Council. The Huron Learning Center is hosting the CAN Council Kid’s Academy on Tuesday August 2nd. The CAN Council is a local non-profit organization “dedicated to the …

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Montego Bay at the top of the world ranking: best tourism recovery destination

Montego Bay tops a global ranking of top recovery destinations published by media and events publishing giant World Travel Market. The Global Travel Market Forecast Report indicates that the city-wide recovery in summer travel is being led by Caribbean destinations, namely Montego Bay, with bookings in Montego Bay up 23% …

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IAG orders 37 new A320 neo Family aircraft

International Airlines Group has announced an order for nearly 40 additional A320 neo Family aircraft. The news was confirmed as part of the group’s latest financial results, which saw IAG return to profit in the second quarter of 2022. The order sees the group convert previous options on 12 A320 …

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Honduras launches “Bitcoin Valley” in the tourist town of Santa Lucia

July 29 (Reuters) – People can pay for a slushie with crypto on the streets of “Bitcoin Valley”, a project in the Honduran tourist enclave of Santa Lucia through which the country entered the digital currency trend . The small town in the mountains, 20 minutes from the capital Tegucigalpa, …

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Journalists barred from mayor’s press event to prevent questioning of foreign trip

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) — So far this year, Mayor Cantrell and his top aides have spent more than $80,000 in taxpayer dollars to fund business trips in the United States and abroad. Meanwhile, some feel the amount of travel is a concern, distracting the mayor from bigger issues here at …

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Wareham school official admits breaching conflict of interest law

A Wareham Public Schools administrator has paid a civil fine of $4,000 after admitting breaching Commonwealth conflict of interest law when hiring two members of her family. Director of Student Services, Melissa Fay, hired her mother to provide translation and interpretation services to the district eight times between 2018 and …

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Migos to headline 2022 Pepsi National Battle of The Bands presented by Toyota

GRAMMY®– nominated hip-hop group with Quavo and Takeoff to perform after the group’s presentation HOUSTON, July 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Pepsi National Battle of the Bands Presented by Toyota (NBOTB) today announced the GRAMMY®-nominated rap group migos will headline their 2022 event with a performance after the final group …

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Racine County tourism rebounded in 2021, but still falls short of 2019 record revenues | Local News

Tourism revenue in Racine County rebounded in 2021, but still falls short of the 2019 total when Wisconsin saw record tourism revenue numbers. According to new reports from the Wisconsin Department of Tourism, across Wisconsin’s 72 counties, there was “double-digit growth in the economic impact” of tourism in 2021 compared …

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Take up the challenge | European Business Travel News

Agile and less burdened with process and procrastination, small and medium-sized businesses spearheaded the return of business travel – that was the consensus of TMCs and suppliers as the industry emerged from the pandemic. Today, as we move from crisis to crisis, are SMB attitudes towards travel changing in the …

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OTONOMY, INC. MANAGEMENT REPORT AND ANALYSIS OF FINANCIAL POSITION AND OPERATING RESULTS (Form 10-Q)

The following discussion and analysis of our financial condition and results of operations should be read together with our financial statements and the other financial information appearing elsewhere in this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q. These statements generally relate to future events or to our future financial performance and involve …

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Tourism Spending in West Virginia Sees ‘Continuous Growth’ | The State Journal West Virginia Business News

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JAXA and Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance to Cooperate to Expand Space Travel Insurance Business – Parabolic Arc

TOKYO (JAXA/Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Co. PR) –– Sumitomo Mitsui Marine Fire Insurance Co., Ltd. (Chairman: Shinichiro Funabuchi) of MS & AD Insurance Group and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA, Chairman: Hiroshi Yamakawa) aim to create space-related businesses with new ideas. Under the “JAXA Space Innovation Partnership (J-SPARC)”, we launched co-creation …

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Airline ticket shock | Local company

Are you leaving T&T for the July/August holiday period? Are you shocked by the price of plane tickets? The long holiday period of 2022 is an expensive time to fly. “July/August is usually the most expensive time to travel, but this year has been the most expensive we have seen. …

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Brandy Springs Park Revival Committee Hosts Fundraising Event

MERCER, Pa. (WKBN) — A local group held an event Saturday to raise money for revitalization projects in Brandy Spring Park. The Brandy Springs Revival Committee is working to restore the park to its former glory, including installing a wading pool and a new playground. The group hosted the first-ever …

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Pima County tourism has seen a strong rebound in 2021

Tourism in Pima County has seen a strong rebound in the past year. A report from the Visit Tucson tourism bureau indicates that money spent by travelers in Pima County last year increased 77% over 2020. Visit Tucson CEO Felipe Garcia said one thing that might have helped was how …

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The travel website’s included guide is a modern-day “green book”

The user-generated review website rates businesses across the country based on their hospitality. Share this article Ohen Crystal Egli was learning to hunt, she felt anxious and scared. Her lessons were mostly in rural areas and she wasn’t sure if she, as a black woman, was welcome. When she expressed …

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Seattle Local Business News and Data DJC.com – News

Jul 22, 2022 Gussinow Summit Bank has hired Jeff Gusinow as Senior Loan Consultant. Gusinow has been a banker based in Eugene/Springfield since 1988. He spent 24 years at Siuslaw Bank, an Oregon-based community bank specializing in the professional services market. He retired just over four years ago after a …

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Elon University / Today at Elon / SPDC, GEC and Office of Alumni Engagement take a look at Boldly Elon’s “connect” theme

SPDC, GEC and Office of Alumni Engagement take on the Boldly Elon’s Connect theme and launch an inaugural professional development program for alumni and students. Boldly Elon’s third theme – connect – focuses on Elon’s commitment to sharing stories and building lifelong partnerships with alumni through valuable networking opportunities, professional …

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South Omaha’s plaza is set to become a state tourist spot

OMAHA, Neb. (Nebraska Examiner) – Today it’s a parking lot in mostly South Omaha, with a few benches and trees and a plaque dedicated to it in 1988: “The Plaza de la Raza, the gathering place of races.” But local advocates say the pocket of 24th and N Streets is …

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Q&A: Daniel Price, Jyrney, 2022 Faceoff Innovation Winner

Ground transport mobility platform Jyrney was crowned the Business Travel Innovation Faceoff 2022 champion at the Business Travel Show Europe in June. The judging panel – which included Steve Clagg, Head of Travel Technology at Microsoft, Carine Morin, Head of EMEA Regional Travel at Service Now, Ian Spearing, Innovation and …

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New Tourism Programs Launched in 27 Virginia Communities

RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) – On Monday, Governor Glenn Youngkin announced that 27 Virginia communities – including seven in Southwest Virginia – will launch new tourism programs aimed at strengthening local economies. According to the governor’s office, these programs and plans were developed through the Virginia Tourism Corporation’s (VTC) DRIVE 2.0 …

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Summers are ending and international travel is returning according to Agoda

Agoda today reveals the top trending vacation destinations now that international travel is slowly becoming the norm again. Explorers dusted off their suitcases and are ready to embrace the holiday season eager to end their two-year hiatus. Indians are increasingly crossing borders to satisfy their desire to travel, in search …

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Upcoming Trends of Supply Chain Planning System Integrators Market Segmented by Type, Application, End-User, and Region -Trinamix, JFE Systems (Kinaxis), Smart Software, Chainalytics, Capgemini, Accenture, Barkawi Management Consultants, Bristlecone, Cybage, Deloitte, Cognizant, Clarkston Consulting

The Supply Chain Planning System Integrator The report is an in-depth examination of the general consumption structure, development trends, sales techniques and sales of the major nations of the global supply chain planning system integrator. The research covers well-known vendors in the global Supply Chain Planning System Integrators industry along …

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Latest news on Russia and the war in Ukraine

Russia uses private military firm Wagner to bolster front lines, UK says Russia has used the private military company Wagner to bolster frontline forces and to mitigate personnel shortages and casualties, the UK Ministry of Defense said. “Wagner has almost certainly played a pivotal role in recent fights, including the …

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China Covid lockdown: Thousands of tourists trapped in Guangxi resort after lockdown

The city of Beihai, a popular summer vacation destination known for its white sand beach and volcanic island in the Guangxi region, has reported more than 500 infections in the past week – a major outbreak by Chinese standards. . On Saturday, the Beihai government locked down urban parts of …

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Missed family Disney cruise after Air Canada flight canceled

A couple and their two children have missed a Disney cruise after Air Canada canceled their flight. Instead, they spent three days traveling and slept “on benches” at the airport overnight. Their daughter tested positive for COVID in the ER a few days later, her father told Insider. Loading Something …

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I love the entrepreneurial spirit of Nigerians –Vumile Msweli, South African OAP, consultant – The Sun Nigeria

By Christy Anyanwu Vumile Msweli is a South African who has made Nigeria her second home. The amiable lady is the Managing Director of Hesed Consulting, a coaching and consulting firm specializing in business acceleration, career coaching, women’s empowerment, facilitation and training. The organization currently has a presence in Nigeria, …

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Documenta chief resigns over anti-Semitism scandal

After a month of crisis that has rocked the art world, Sabine Schormann, managing director of acclaimed contemporary art exhibition Documenta, resigned from her post on Saturday just 28 days after the exhibition began its 100-day run. The crisis began after an artwork containing anti-Semitic imagery was installed, covered up …

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European heat wave kills hundreds and threatens tourism recovery

Extreme temperatures and devastating droughts across Europe are rapidly turning what was supposed to finally be a return to normalcy for tourist entities in the region into hell. More than 360 people have died in Spain since July 10 in a historic heatwave that saw temperatures hover around 115 degrees …

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Return of business travel: hotels offer new benefits and experiences

But that’s not all good news for hotels. Business travel – traditionally the industry’s biggest source of revenue – is not expected to reach pre-pandemic levels until at least 2024. U.S. hotels expected to end the year down nearly $20.7 billion in revenue business travel, a 23.1% loss from 2019, …

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T says he’s making progress on safety, fixing flaws found by feds

Last month, the FTA ordered MBTA to immediately address four safety issues: understaffing at the operations control center causing subway dispatchers to sometimes work 20-hour shifts, runaway train incidents in rail yards, workers whose safety certifications have expired and sections of track that are in disrepair. The federal agency began …

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On campaign-style trip to New Hampshire, Hogan warns GOP against Trump’s ‘cheap imitation’

Governor Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) spoke at an event hosted by the DC-based No Labels group at the Puritan Backroom in Manchester to kick off a visit to New Hampshire this week. Twitter picture. As the battle to succeed him nears a crucial moment, the current Maryland chief executive …

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Two weeks until the free webinar on travel and tourism organized by AMNY Travel & Tourism

AMNY Travel & Tourism will explore the importance of adding interactive elements to travel and tourism websites during a free webinar on Wednesday, July 27 from 9-10 a.m. The webinar is titled “How to Effectively Use Interactive Content to Preview Travel Destinations”. In this one-hour webinar, will highlight two creative …

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Nonstop flights from Austin to Vail will begin this winter

Central Texans looking for a mountain getaway this winter will have a new option to consider, as American Airlines will begin offering a direct flight from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport to Vail, Colorado starting July 15. december. A ski town less than two hours west of Denver, Vail is a popular …

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Russia still has more than 400 Western-owned planes

Comment this story Comment Early last month, an employee of the Sri Lankan justice system entered the country’s largest airport brandishing a court order grounding an Aeroflot flight that was about to take off for Moscow. The approximately 200 passengers on the plane were disembarked and taken to local hotels, …

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6 ways to make performance reviews fairer

Numerous studies have revealed the extent to which bias is a factor in the performance appraisal process. Since evaluation criteria are so often vague and open-ended, it is dangerously easy for bias patterns to creep into the process and for managers to be guided by implicit biases. Expectations are often …

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Central Vietnam experiences post-Covid tourism boom

After Vietnam allowed quarantine-free entry from March 15 and resumed most of its pre-pandemic visa policies, Da Nang’s tourism industry saw hotel occupancy rates hit 70 to 75% on weekends. The municipal tourism department said the number of domestic tourists arriving in the city in the first half of this …

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Small Business Sales to Shop

If you’re boycotting Amazon Prime Day, you can still find great travel deals at these alternative sales right now. Share this article Amazon Prime Day begins at midnight PT on Tuesday, July 12 and ends on Wednesday, July 13. Since Amazon’s annual Black Friday-style sale began in 2015, it has …

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A week after the 4th of July parade massacre in Highland Park, activists travel to DC to press for an assault weapons ban

WASHINGTON — A week after the July 4 parade massacre in Highland Park by a gunman using an assault weapon, the country’s latest gruesome mass shooting quickly mobilized local activists — with hundreds expected here this week to do push for a ban on assault weapons. Meanwhile, Senate Judiciary Committee …

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The January 6 Uprising: Minute by Minute

Here’s a timeline of some of the most important moments from January 6, based on reporting from CNN and others, congressional testimony, Justice Department court documents, and more. Times are approximate and these events only capture a portion of what happened that day. 7:30 a.m. Meadows is texting Rep. Jim …

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Opinion: Tourists come to Tijuana for the food, the beer, the culture, the surgery — and more recently, the lodging

Saldana is in charge of binational affairs at the Tijuana Tourism and Convention Committee. He lives in Imperial Beach and Tijuana. Tijuana. The word surely conjures up many images and ultimately it has to do with the information you have. Allow me to provide some information about Tijuana that may …

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Texas GOP to block law firms from paying travel and abortion-related expenses

The Texas Freedom Caucus, a legislative caucus of the Texas House of Representatives, sent a threat letter to a law firm with offices in Dallas and Houston that planned to reimburse travel expenses for employees seeking abortions. In the letter, which was addressed to Sidley Austin LLP, the 11 caucus …

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Hosting the 2030 Olympics in British Columbia would cost up to $4 billion, bid group says

The opportunity to host the 2030 Olympics in British Columbia offers a chance for reconciliation, Indigenous leaders have said as the organizing group behind the bid released its estimate of hosting the event. The Indigenous-led group, made up of Lilwat, Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations, said the cost of hosting …

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China tourism stocks jump after restrictions eased on trains running between provinces

(Yicai Global) July 8 – Shares of Chinese tourism companies rallied after the government announced the reopening of inter-provincial train services for tourists after a nine-month suspension. Tour operator based in Fukang Western Regions Tourism Development [SHE: 300859] closed up 2.5% after jumping 9.5% intraday. Beijing-based travel agency Caissa Tourism …

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India Business Travel: Business Travel Picks Up After Covid Pandemic: Report

NEW DELHI: After an almost two-year lull due to the Covid pandemic, business travel to India has picked up steam, according to a report by travel and hospitality technology platform OYO. According to OYO’s mid-year business travel report, sustained momentum is now visible in business travel with a restart of …

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Sullivan restructures athletics staff

Sullivan restructures athletics staff 06/07/2022 23:59:00 // Kyle Terwillegar ANN ARBOUR, Mich. — Director of Athletics and Cross Country at the University of Michigan Kevin Sullivan announced on Tuesday, July 5, a restructuring of the coaching staff effective immediately for the 2022-23 academic year, with Jenni Ashcroft and Steven Rajewsky …

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As Japanese travel slowly ramps up, experts hope for future of Hawaii tourism

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) — Before the pandemic, there was no shortage of multinational corporations and other organizations seeking to book their meetings and events at the Hawaii Convention Center. If you walk past the convention center these days, it’s pretty rare to see much activity. However, local travel experts who focus …

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Accor plans to restructure into two business divisions

The hotel giant Accor is reorganizing its structure to create two “separate” business centers in order to accelerate its development in the world. The France-based company is to establish the two divisions, which will be called “Economy, Midscale & Premium” and “Luxury & Lifestyle”, from October 1. Accor said the …

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Salena Zito column: The country flown over just got more overflown | Columnists

By Salena Zito Twenty years ago, the Eugene F. Kranz Toledo Express Airport in western Lucas County was abuzz with commuter traffic. The planes that came and went were bigger; rates were more competitive; and there were plenty of options to choose from in this Midwestern port city, located on …

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Philadelphia July 4 shooting: Mayor says he’s worried about other big events

A 36-year-old Philadelphia Highway Patrol officer was grazed on the forehead and a 44-year-old Montgomery County sheriff’s deputy was shot in the shoulder, according to the police commissioner of Philadelphia, Danielle Outlaw. The two officers were providing security at a July 4 concert on Benjamin Franklin Drive when shots were …

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Ocean tourism must build community resilience and must transform into sustainability

A final report on ocean and tourism around the world provides a framework that encourages action to reduce negative impact on the local environment and build resilience to future threats and shocks from climate change. Coastal and maritime tourism accounts for approximately 50% of all global tourism, or $4.6 trillion …

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Daily Room Rates, Hotel Occupancy Rates Exceed 2019 Figures: Report

Hotels in India are on a growth trajectory as travel picks up again. Cities like Mumbai continued to lead the hospitality market with over 80% occupancy in May 2022, followed by Pune and Bengaluru, according to a new report by hospitality consultancy HVS Anarock. In its “Hotels & Hospitality Overview” …

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Evergreen songs event organized by Sursaz Musical Group, Bhopal

An Evergreen Songs Yaari Hai Imaan Mera event was held at the State Museum on Sunday. The event was organized by Sursaz Musical Group, Bhopal based on the evergreen movie songs titled “Yaraane”, conceptualized and arranged by Sajid Premi. The music coordinator was Gyanendra Sharma. The auditorium was filled with …

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Tourism in Black Hills National Parks Creates $301.4 Million in Economic Benefits

A new report from the National Park Service (NPS) shows that 3.6 million visitors to national parks in the Black Hills region spent $231.6 million in the state in 2021. These expenditures resulted in the creation of 3,362 jobs and had a cumulative benefit to the state economy of $301.4 …

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AP Business SummaryBrief at 3:35 p.m. EDT | National

Google to erase more location information as abortion bans grow MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Google will automatically purge information about users who visit abortion clinics and other places that could trigger legal issues now that the U.S. Supreme Court has opened the door for states to prohibit termination of …

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Covid couldn’t sink the cruise lines – but they now face an iceberg of debt

At one point in February 2020, a single cruise ship – the Diamond Princess – accounted for more than half of the world’s confirmed Covid-19 cases outside of China. All 3,700 passengers and crew endured a grim quarantine off Japan; seven died. But Covid hasn’t proven to be an existential …

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The Swiss tourism sector is still struggling with the consequences of the COVID-19 crisis

The difficulties that the COVID-19 crisis has imposed on Swiss tourism in recent years are having real consequences, with pre-pandemic arrival levels far from visible. According to a press release issued by the Federal Statistical Office (FSO), the amount of receipts, indicating the expenditure of foreign visitors to the country, …

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Amadeus Announces Microsoft Chose Cytric to Transform Employee Business Travel

Cytric by Amadeus to provide Microsoft with an innovative travel booking experience tailored to its dynamic and growing business. Cytric by Amadeus will allow Microsoft employees to plan, book and modify their journeys thanks to a much more interactive, intuitive and transparent experience. Initially, Microsoft will deploy Cytric solutions to …

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