Scanlon, Minnesota

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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 6.6%
(4.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.0% for Black residents, 37.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.4%
Minnesota:

3.9%
Most common industries in Scanlon, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.5%)
  • Paper (9.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.9%)
  • Construction (5.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
  • Chemicals (4.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Paper (11.5%)
  • Construction (11.1%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (7.4%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (6.5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (6.5%)
  • Health care (5.5%)
  • Other direct selling establishments (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.6%)
  • Paper (8.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.0%)
  • Chemicals (6.0%)
  • Social assistance (5.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.5%)
Most common occupations in Scanlon, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (10.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Cashiers (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Cashiers (4.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (12.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Cashiers (4.5%)
  • Registered nurses (4.0%)

Average climate in Scanlon, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Scanlon, Minnesota average temperatures Scanlon, Minnesota average precipitation Scanlon, Minnesota humidity Scanlon, Minnesota wind speed Scanlon, Minnesota snowfall Scanlon, Minnesota sunshine Scanlon, Minnesota clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 58.7. This is better than average.

City:

58.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.135. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.135
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.80. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.80
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 4.79. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.79
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00024. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00024
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Scanlon-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Minnesota state average. It is 68% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/11/1966, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.7 miles away from the Scanlon city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/6/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.1 miles away from the city center injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Scanlon-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 63% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 187.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 198.3 miles away from Scanlon center
On 2/7/2020 at 18:30:28, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 55.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/9/2020 at 18:16:48, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MB) earthquake occurred 59.3 miles away from Scanlon center
On 4/8/2020 at 17:14:33, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML) earthquake occurred 60.4 miles away from Scanlon center
On 4/21/2020 at 17:12:46, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 ML) earthquake occurred 57.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Carlton County (8) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Scanlon topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Scanlon:

  • SUNNYSIDE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; CLOQUET, MN)
  • NOPEMING NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; DULUTH, MN)
  • ST ELIGIUS HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; DULUTH, MN)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE - SPIRIT VALLEY (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; DULUTH, MN)
  • VIEWCREST HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; DULUTH, MN)
  • ST FRANCIS IN THE PARK HLTH REHAB (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; SUPERIOR, WI)
  • COLONIAL HEALTH CARE SERVICES INC (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; SUPERIOR, WI)

Amtrak station near Scanlon:

  • 16 miles: DULUTH (2122 W. SUPERIOR ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Scanlon:

  • Lake Superior College (about 15 miles; Duluth, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,768)
  • University of Wisconsin-Superior (about 17 miles; Superior, WI; FT enrollment: 2,302)
  • The College of Saint Scholastica (about 18 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,762)
  • University of Minnesota-Duluth (about 19 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 10,612)
  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (about 71 miles; Shell Lake, WI; FT enrollment: 2,414)
  • Central Lakes College-Brainerd (about 89 miles; Brainerd, MN; FT enrollment: 3,371)
  • St Cloud Technical and Community College (about 115 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 3,493)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Scanlon: Scanlon (A), Scanlon Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Scanlon: Bethel Lutheran Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Scanlon: Sather Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Carlton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.5%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.7%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
8 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
5 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Minnesota average:

10.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Scanlon
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Scanlon, MN (based on Carlton County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic5,6326
Mainline Protestant5,48518
Evangelical Protestant4,74030
Other1383
None19,391-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
This county:

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Carlton County:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
This county:

6.54 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Carlton County:

7.14 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Carlton County:

7.3%
State:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.2%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Carlton County:

10.3%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

51.9%
Minnesota:

50.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

51.9%
State:

48.4%

Average BMI:
Scanlon:

29.0
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Scanlon:

18.7%
Minnesota:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Scanlon:

12.4%
Minnesota:

9.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Scanlon:

6.9
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

40.6%
State:

33.5%

General health condition:
Scanlon:

57.4%
Minnesota:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.6%
State:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Scanlon, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 2$7,455$44,7300$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,459$41,5086$1,468
Parks and Recreation 0$0 4$1,458
Totals for Government 3$10,914$43,65610$2,927

Scanlon government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $34,000 ($35.45)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $422,000 ($440.04)
    General - Other: $123,000 ($128.26)
    Police Protection: $115,000 ($119.92)
    Regular Highways: $74,000 ($77.16)
    Financial Administration: $44,000 ($45.88)
    Parks and Recreation: $35,000 ($36.50)
    Central Staff Services: $13,000 ($13.56)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $9,000 ($9.38)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($5.21)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $175,000 ($182.48)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($2.09)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($1.04)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $23,000 ($23.98)

Scanlon government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $15,000 ($15.64)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $28,000 ($29.20)
    Special Assessments: $15,000 ($15.64)
    Fines and Forfeits: $4,000 ($4.17)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($2.09)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $399,000 ($416.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $208,000 ($216.89)
    Other: $1,000 ($1.04)
  • Tax - Property: $249,000 ($259.65)
    Other License: $19,000 ($19.81)
    Amusements Sales: $4,000 ($4.17)

Scanlon government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,040,000 ($1084.46)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,040,000 ($1084.46)

Scanlon government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $494,000 ($515.12)

6.04% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($48,417 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.04%
Minnesota average:

7.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from St. Louis County, MN  2.61% ($52,686 average AGI)
from Pine County, MN  0.38% ($38,275)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.25% ($49,176)


5.80% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,856 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.80%
Minnesota average:

7.17%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to St. Louis County, MN  2.43% ($48,289 average AGI)
to Pine County, MN  0.46% ($47,066)
to Douglas County, WI  0.31% ($41,619)

Strongest AM radio stations in Scanlon:

  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WWJC (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: WWJC, INC.)
  • WDSM (710 AM; 10 kW; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKLK (1230 AM; 1 kW; CLOQUET, MN; Owner: QB BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • KDAL (610 AM; 5 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNMT (650 AM; 10 kW; NASHWAUK, MN; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO NETWORK, L.L.C.)
  • WGEE (970 AM; 1 kW; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KQDS (1490 AM; 1 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: RED ROCK RADIO CORP.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Scanlon:

  • WKLK-FM (96.5 FM; CLOQUET, MN; Owner: QB BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • KBMX (107.7 FM; PROCTOR, MN; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF DULUTH, INC.)
  • WWAX (92.1 FM; HERMANTOWN, MN; Owner: RED ROCK RADIO CORP.)
  • WSCN (100.5 FM; CLOQUET, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KLDJ (101.7 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF DULUTH, INC.)
  • KDNI (90.5 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KQDS-FM (94.9 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: RED ROCK RADIO CORP.)
  • KUMD-FM (103.3 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: REGENTS OF UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA)
  • KDAL-FM (95.7 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KKCB (105.1 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF DULUTH, INC.)
  • KUWS (91.3 FM; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS, UNIV. OF WISC. SYS.)
  • WSCD-FM (92.9 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KRBR-FM (102.5 FM; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTCO (98.9 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KDNW (97.3 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WNCB (89.5 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: REFUGE MEDIA GROUP)
  • W203AL (88.5 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KZIO (104.3 FM; TWO HARBORS, MN; Owner: RED ROCK RADIO CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Scanlon:

  • WDIO-TV (Channel 10; DULUTH, MN; Owner: WDIO-TV, LLC)
  • KDLH (Channel 3; DULUTH, MN; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF DULUTH, LLC)
  • KBJR-TV (Channel 6; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: KBJR LICENSE, INC.)
  • KQDS-TV (Channel 21; DULUTH, MN; Owner: KQDS ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WDSE-TV (Channel 8; DULUTH, MN; Owner: DULUTH-SUPERIOR AREA EDUCATIONAL TV CORPORATION)
  • K58CM (Channel 58; DULUTH, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K38DS (Channel 38; DULUTH, MN; Owner: STEVEN R. ZUKERBERG)
  • K62EP (Channel 62; DULUTH, MN; Owner: DAN BLECHMAN)
  • K64EF (Channel 64; DULUTH, MN; Owner: STEVEN R. ZUKERBERG)
  • K68EA (Channel 68; DULUTH, MN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KWMN-LP (Channel 56; DULUTH, MN; Owner: DULUTH DATACASTING PARTNERS, G.P.)
  • KDUL-LP (Channel 60; DULUTH, MN; Owner: DULUTH TV PARTNERS, GP)
  • K15DU (Channel 15; DULUTH, MN; Owner: DAN BLECHMAN)
  • K66EO (Channel 66; DULUTH, MN; Owner: HAROLD AND/ OR SUE KROGMAN)

Scanlon fatal accident list:

Oct 27, 2017 04:41 AM, I-35, Lat: 46.699611, Lon: -92.421178, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 24, 1981 07:10 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 1, 1979 02:18 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 69ft / 21.2mTotal length
  • 24,900Total average daily traffic
  • 974Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Scanlon)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 2801 Dewey Ave (Lat: 46.708833 Lon: -92.428806), Call Sign: KNEZ419, Licensee ID: L00616747,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.250 MHz, 154.295 MHz, Grant Date: 01/03/2003, Expiration Date: 03/30/2013, Cancellation Date: 06/01/2013, Registrant: Scanlon, Town Of, 2801 Dewey, Scanlon, MN 55720, Phone: (218) 879-4578
  • Lat: 46.693528 Lon: -92.436472, Call Sign: WPMR678,
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.710 MHz, 157.725 MHz, 158.220 MHz, 158.235 MHz, 158.295 MHz, Grant Date: 09/04/2013, Expiration Date: 11/20/2023, Certifier: Greg Sapp, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$128,4104$84,25015$130,1002$47,2502$102,300
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$188,8200$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$68,6003$136,1701$45,6200$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$02$137,6300$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$98,6100$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9702.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$74,260
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9702.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Scanlon, MN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Scanlon, MN - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Scanlon, MN
  • 82.7%Utility gas
  • 8.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.2%Electricity
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Wood
  • 1.0%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Scanlon, MN
  • 51.2%Utility gas
  • 45.1%Electricity
  • 3.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Scanlon compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
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