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Quintessential Cape Town: Organic skin care products

10 November 2016 7:24 AM

CapeTalk's Kieno Kammies speaks to the owner of ‘Hey Gorgeous’ about their skin care product range that is going global.

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Quintessential Cape Town: Cape Town's favourite Melissa's

15 December 2016 8:59 AM

In just ten years, the business has expanded into 14 stores in Cape Town, founder and owner of Melissa's talks about its success.

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Quintessential Cape Town - Tsonga shoes

2 March 2017 8:23 AM

Managing director of Tsonga tells CapeTalk's Kieno Kammies how his father started an international acclaimed shoe company.

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Quintessential Cape Town: Startup Grind

21 April 2016 10:03 AM

Cape Town stands out as the city with the most startups in SA. Cape Town Director Guillaume De Smedt talks about Startup grind.

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Quintessential Cape Town: CapeRay scanner revolutionises breast cancer detection

28 July 2016 3:52 AM

New technology overcomes difficulty detecting cancer in dense breast tissue.

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Quintessential Cape Town - Arts and crafts at The Deckle Edge

24 November 2016 7:41 AM

The Deckle Edge has been providing Cape Town's schools, creatives and communities with their stationery needs for years.

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Quintessential Cape Town: Brad's Grill going strong after 40 years

9 June 2016 3:31 AM

Owner says consistency and a hands on approach is secret to his success.

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Quintessential Cape Town: Sporting Chance helping create future cricket stars

13 May 2016 12:39 PM

NPO scouts talent and flair through beach cricket and help kids get bursaries at top schools.

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Quintessential Cape Town: LadyBee Buffet Diner home to traditional Cape dishes

21 July 2016 6:41 AM

LadyBee Buffet offers a wide range of quality curries, pastas, breyani, roasts and custom pizzas to its many loyal customers.

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Quintessential Cape Town: Nautic Africa in the heart of the City

31 March 2016 12:28 PM

The Breakfast Show had the pleasure of visiting the shipbuilding facility of Nautic Africa along Marine Drive Paarden Eiland.

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Quintessential Cape Town: No compromise on quality at Gattis Ice Cream

22 September 2016 5:00 AM

Founded in 1964, Gattis Ice Cream still offers the best affordable ice cream to South Africans with a sweet tooth.

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Quintessential Cape Town: Affordable legal services a posibility at Caveat Legal

25 August 2016 7:25 AM

These lawyers handle legal issues arising in day-to-day business at half the price charged by big law firms.

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Quintessential Cape Town: Gugulethu families turn their homes into art gallaries

8 April 2016 7:30 AM

The Maboneng Township Arts Experience turn Gugulethu families homes into exhibition spaces for local artists.

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Quintessential Cape Town: App that keeps tabs on your home when you're at work

6 October 2016 8:15 AM

This company offers users wireless control to their homes through a mobile phone, tablet, or PC.

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Quintessential Cape Town: Southern Oil biggest producer of Canola oil in SA

20 October 2016 7:13 AM

It employs 600 farmers that produce the crops who are beneficiaries of the development trust and have 32% black ownership.

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Cape Town Cycle Tour underway

11 March 2018 7:07 AM

All proceeds raised from the Cycle Tour will be going towards two beneficiaries, the Pedal Power Association and the Rotary Club of Claremont.

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Cape Town murder rate skyrockets

28 June 2019 12:02 PM

Mayco safety and security JP Smith says he supports the call for a dramatic intervention.

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FEDHASA Cape and partners working to boost Cape Town tourism

27 September 2018 3:47 PM

Chairperson at Fedhasa Cape Jeff Rosenberg gives a summary of the collaboration to boost Cape Town tourism.

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Cape Town Cycle Tour road closures

9 March 2017 12:15 PM

A look at how roads will be affected during the 2017 Cape Town Cycle Tour this weekend.

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UberEATS launches in foodie mecca Cape Town

27 January 2017 2:08 PM

For R20 per delivery (whatever the size, there's no minimum order) you can get gourmet meals delivered to your door at Uber-speed.

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Tender irregularities plague City of Cape Town

21 November 2017 6:23 AM

Allegations point to irregularities in the tender processes where some bidders were preferred by the City's senior executives.

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Train carriages on fire in Cape Town

20 November 2017 12:55 PM

The train service on the Monte Vista line was temporarily suspended due to a fire incident near Century City.

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Cape Town water saving invention goes global

25 September 2019 11:28 AM

The Count Dropula which records water usage and sends the results to the user's app was recently featured on CNN.

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HMS Queen Elizabeth returns to Cape Town

25 April 2018 8:18 AM

Passengers were welcomed in to Cape Town's brand new cruise terminal.

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Group honours murdered Cape Town cyclist

14 March 2018 3:28 PM

The Recyclers remember Ian McPherson, who was stabbed to death in Fish Hoek on Tuesday.

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Latest Cape Town official dam results

13 June 2017 10:02 AM

Here are this week's latest dam levels from City of Cape Town and the National Department of Water and Sanitation.

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Video of Taxi overloading in Cape Town

5 December 2014 1:50 PM

A video appears to show over 20 people boarding a taxi with a capacity of 16.

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Cape Town Fringe Festival has begun

26 September 2014 12:52 PM

Cape Town adds a new attraction for theatre lovers, the annual Fringe Festival.

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10 Places to visit in Cape Town

10 October 2014 6:00 AM

We look at 10 places to visit, for those that live in Cape Town and those looking to to venture beyond the main tourist spots.

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Caracal spotted in Bergvliet, Cape Town

29 February 2016 11:58 AM

Pippa Hudson speaks to Dr Laurel Klein Serieys about a caracal that was spotted in the Bergvliet area last week.

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CTICC adds billions to Cape Town economy

7 November 2017 9:35 AM

#CapeTalkintheBoardroom broadcasted live from the Cape Town Convention Centre celebrating its new expansion and impact on the city

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Search for Cape Town Mayor kicks off

21 August 2018 7:22 AM

Public Leadership professor at Stellenbosch University Prof Erwin Schwella says candidates should be DA members in good standing.

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Sam Smith cancels remaining Cape Town concerts

17 April 2019 12:23 PM

British singer, Sam Smith's fans in Cape Town where left disappointed after his concert was cut short due to voice strain.

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Starbucks is coming to Cape Town

30 May 2017 6:18 AM

Starbucks opened its first store in Johannesburg a year ago and it will soon be expanding its business in the Mother City.

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Family friendly restaurants in Cape Town

10 December 2014 2:06 PM

Ahead of the Dec school holidays, Pippa Hudson asked listeners for their top pick of family friendly restaurants in Cape Town.

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ALERT: Flooding expected in Cape Town

11 August 2017 6:08 AM

The South African Weather Services has issued a warning for severe weather conditions in Cape Town.

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Cape Town gets R20.8million for drought relief

24 August 2017 7:05 AM

Executive Mayor Patricia de Lille says the money will be used for drilling boreholes and installing pumps.

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#Moonstruck2016 mega gig rocks Cape Town

14 February 2016 12:59 PM

Capetonians came out in their numbers to share in the fun of the Discovery Moonstruck Beach Summer Concert this weekend.

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Enver Duminy, CEO Cape Town Tourism

13 June 2016 3:38 AM

Enver's journey has been full of twists and turns. In this podcast hear how he's redefining what it means to be successful

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[WATCH] Day Zero inevitable for Cape Town

19 January 2018 3:42 PM

As the city's dam levels plummet to around 18%, Capetonians have less than 90 days to prepare for Day Zero.

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Cape Town gets 100 new railway cops

1 August 2018 2:55 PM

City of Cape Town MMC for Transport Brett Herron says the officers should go on duty hopefully by the end of September.

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Tenants owe City of Cape Town R610m

18 July 2019 12:53 PM

MMC for Human Settlements Malusi Booi says those who cannot afford to pay must approach the city to devise a solution.

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Champagne69 the quintessential 'Braam Kids'

6 November 2017 11:08 AM

Braamfontein rap duo, Siyanda Mdledle and William Nkuna, better known as Champagne69 are fashion creatives and talented musicians.

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In case you hadn't noticed, Cape Town feels freezing cold (and here's why)

21 June 2017 1:06 PM

Capetonians are pulling out hot water bottles and mittens as a cold front is predicted to make landfall on Thursday morning.

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Improve your Life: TEDx Cape Town 2015

12 August 2015 1:29 PM

We speak to one of the speakers at TEDx Cape Town 2015 and the organizers of this event taking place on Saturday 15 August.

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Taxi strike in Cape Town called off

18 September 2017 1:54 PM

Taxi owners were aggrieved by Santaco leadership in the province as well as the impounding of taxis.

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Rwandan doctor murdered in Cape Town

10 January 2018 11:28 AM

A 29-year old suspect arrested in connection with the murder of Raymond Dusabe, is due to appear in court on Wednesday.

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New Cape Town water tariffs kick in

29 June 2018 7:40 AM

Mayco Member Xanthea Limberg explains what the new tariff structure will look like and who is likely to be affected by it.

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R24b boost for Cape Town since 2017

16 May 2018 8:55 AM

The State of Cape Town Central City report shows that around R24 billion has been committed to the CBD since beginning of 2017.

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Cape Town Boasts New Cruise Terminal

3 November 2016 10:28 AM

New Cape Town Cruise Terminal launches under V&A Waterfront management and is growing in leaps and bounds.

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103 days water left for Cape Town

22 March 2017 6:52 AM

City says there are four months of water left as usable dam levels are now sitting at 18.6%.

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[WATCH] Cape Town Cycle Tour 2019

10 March 2019 4:38 AM

About 35 000 cyclists are taking part in the cycle tour.

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Nigerians in Cape Town tell their story

1 October 2019 7:15 PM

Three Nigerians living and working in the city say others tell the story of Nigerian people and they don't get it right.

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Court refuses to interdict Cape Town refugees

10 December 2019 5:00 AM

JP Smith says the court has ordered all parties to meet by Friday and come to an amicable solution.

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25-ton dolos delivered to Cape Town Science Centre in Observatory

4 December 2019 3:32 PM

Julie Cleverdon explains the logistics involved in getting the dolos to the CTSC and what it symbolises.

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Cape Town bus petrol bombing could be a case of intimidation

16 September 2015 10:35 AM

EWN's Natalie Malgas speaks to 702's Stephen Grootes about a reported Cape Town bus petrol bomb attack.

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[PICTURES] It's freezing cold in Cape Town! (In case you were wondering)

14 June 2019 6:15 AM

CapeTalk listeners share frosty car photos and zero degree car temperatures.

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No strong case to sue City of Cape Town over Day Zero, says law firm

12 March 2018 3:57 PM

Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright answers various legal questions relating to the water crisis, including rights of residents.

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New Cape Town cafe spot a safe space for people living with dementia

10 April 2019 2:47 PM

Memory Cafe, in Hout Bay, is the name of the establishment created to be a welcoming place for people living with dementia.

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Homegrown coffee business does it better, faster and cheaper

2 February 2017 8:34 AM

Once a niche packaging firm making coffee pods, CaffeLuxe has now peculated into an expert coffee facility

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First of its kind, Paedspal Palliative Care unit opens in Cape Town

27 April 2016 11:45 AM

The director of the new Paedspal Palliative Care unit which opened its doors in Cape Town explains the functions of the facility.

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Gentrification in Cape Town - the pros and cons

9 December 2014 9:55 AM

There is a fine balancing act that needs to be achieved when it comes to investing in older, iconic areas so that it benefits all

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City of Cape Town responds to lifesavers grievances

24 December 2015 10:30 AM

The City says it has developed a long term development framework to improve infrastructure for lifesavers to do their duties.

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Cape Town lawyer creates legal contracts using only pictures

15 July 2016 2:36 PM

Lawyer Robert de Rooy says people with low literacy find it difficult to understand contracts and pictures will make it easy.

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Cosatu demands improvements on public transport services in Cape Town

12 July 2016 11:47 AM

Poor public transport services in Cape Town affect the livelihood of the worker says Cosatu, and is demanding urgent improvements.

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Why are Cape Town property valuations being done so often?

9 March 2016 5:05 AM

The Cape Town property valuation roll is being updated once again and homeowners are asking why?

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Cape Town Games for Older Persons is a gimmick - Cosatu

9 April 2015 3:12 PM

"Cape Town spends exorbitant amounts of money on the wealthy but have very little time for our people on the Cape Flats...”

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Cape Town company making great strides in solar lighting

5 February 2015 8:36 AM

miSolar has been exporting solar-powered street lighting to Southern African countries while local market slow to respond

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Cape Town scoops the Dis-Chem Brain of Brains title

29 February 2016 7:05 AM

The Brain of Brains title is back in Cape Town! Congratulations to Eben Daniels for winning the Dis-Chem Brain Of Brains 2016.

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Why the makers of Monopoly are cooing over Cape Town

10 June 2015 6:13 PM

Monopoly’s world edition already features Cape Town; now the picturesque city gets it’s very own version of the game.

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Cape Town swim school denies claims of racism

13 October 2015 6:47 AM

Ross Johnston, owner of Swim4Life, has spoken out against the allegations that the company is racist towards prospective clients.

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Bicycle theft on the rise in Cape Town

23 September 2015 1:57 PM

According to Bike Hub, bicycle theft is higher in Cape Town than anywhere else in the country with 124 thefts reported in 2015.

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Organisers all set for #ZumaMustFall march in Cape Town

16 December 2015 4:15 AM

President Jacob Zuma is the target of numerous demonstrations set to take place across the country in the coming days.

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Cape Town Level 3 water restrictions in full force

1 November 2016 12:18 PM

Here are full details of City of Cape Town's Level 3 water restrictions.

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Improve Your Life: Cape Town Expo for Young Scientists

24 August 2016 1:09 PM

Young Scientists in Cape Town will get a chance to show case their science projects at the annual Eskom Expo for Young Scientists.

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Shark hot spots identified by the City of Cape Town

30 August 2016 7:59 AM

As winter gives way to warmer days, City of Cape Town official reminds sea lovers of the presence of great white sharks.

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More and more Joburgers moving to Cape Town to settle

16 November 2016 6:31 AM

Semigration is becoming a growing trend in South Africa with more Gautengers moving to the Mother City.

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Cape Town water safe to drink says municipality

28 March 2017 3:43 PM

The City has begun a water treatment process in order to deal with a naturally occurring organic compound called geosmin.

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All things go for Cape Town City Ballet's new home

3 April 2017 12:07 PM

Ballet Company booted from the University of Cape Town amid reports that Fees Must Fall protesters said it was too colonial.

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Joy as Cape Town finally gets some rain

27 January 2017 5:56 AM

The city is in the grips of a drought, which has seen dam levels drop steadily over the past few months.

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City of Cape Town announces plan for affordable housing

30 March 2017 5:48 AM

Mayco member for Transport Brett Herron elaborates on how the City plans to make these affordable housing plan sustainable.

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Massive storm set for Cape Town, bringing the rains

2 June 2017 1:29 PM

Check out Spike's Surf Report weather forecast for next week's big storm, hopefully bringing much-needed rain to Cape Town.

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City of Cape Town determined to get the harbours shipshape

12 June 2017 3:10 PM

A draft by-law by the City aims to turn around Cape Town's harbours which it says are poorly managed and in disrepair.

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Two murder sentences handed down in Cape Town High Court

7 June 2017 4:05 PM

Two murder sentences have been handed down in the Cape Town courts on Wednesday.

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Latest Rainfall Levels by Cape Town Weather Office

9 June 2017 1:16 PM

The Kirstenbosch area received 57mm since Wednesday, the harbour area 18mm, and the airport a total of 36mm.

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City of Cape Town fast-tracking railway system takeover

10 October 2017 11:21 AM

Mayco member Brett Herron outlines the City's plan to take over the Western cape rail system.

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Taxi Strike Cape Town: Buses torched, mayhem on the roads

18 September 2017 10:59 AM

EWN Reporter Kevin Brandt gives the latest updates on the taxi strike as protestors prevented commuters using alternative means of transport.

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Cape Town has been voted the worlds best city!

4 December 2017 12:51 PM

British tourists have voted Cape Town the best city in the world for the fifth consecutive year.

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Civil engineer devises plan to use stormwater in Cape Town

20 September 2017 3:34 PM

Civil engineer and Ph.D. researcher John Okedi speaks to CapeTalk host John Maytham about his plans.

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Cape Town N7 shooting in suspected botched hijacking

24 November 2017 2:48 PM

A man has been shot and is in critical condition and another is alleged to still be on the run.

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