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Don't know what to do in Watseka? Here's some ideas about how to experience the local vibe. Watseka has a surprisingly interesting selection of historical places for those interested in matters of historical import to explore. Cresent City Lighthouse, Old Iroquois County Courthouse, as well as Endert's Beach Archeological Sites, are worth looking into if you're into that sort of thing. Watseka has a multitude of great places to read. Wherever your interests lie you'll find a huge selection of genres that include Children's, Memoir, and Suspense. Learn something new and interesting at Kankakee Public Library. Spend a little time at the library and you'll soon be impressing everyone with your huge brain while quoting the works of Alan Shapiro at the dinner table.

Up the ante with a little excitement. Going bowling is a great leisure activity. Call some friends and blow up some pins while enjoying some fried food at Gilman Lanes. Or maybe pick up a seven ten split at St Anne Bowl. Watseka has a wide variety of local county parks and recreational opportunities for those who love the outdoors. Dig your frisbee out of that old box in the attic and head to Bonnies Prairie Nature Preserve or maybe stop by Goodland Library and pick up a copy of Defending Jacob by William Landay, or some other good books and enjoy a great book and the scenery at Kay Park. While you're in Watseka locals always suggest taking in the sights at Peters Park.

Need to re-energize afterwards Ice cream is not just for dessert anymore. Looking for a way to cool off? There are dozens of ways for you to get your brain freeze on in town. Hit up Dairy Queen, or cruise over to Pj's Ice Cream & Coffee Shop for the totally awsimo cherry or simply some sublime sorbets. OK let's decompress a little now. After a long and rewarding day you can chill while enjoying a sufficient number of brewski's, or forget about caution and get pleasantly hammy while in Watseka. Taste something flavorful perhaps a Flying Grasshopper, or perhaps a Russian Punch. While in Watseka we reccomend Westside Lounge, The Triple R Bar and Grille, or Topper. Wanna try a different itinerary, it's all good just reload the page to get a whole new plan. Or click new itinerary

AMUSEMENTS

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A plethora of pleasant diversions can be found in Watseka, Illinois. If you want karting or are looking for local amusements the opportunities are collossal. Get going and have a blast, then post reviews of the places you visit. When you're in Watseka we recommend Illini Skateland or roll over to Thunder Valley Raceway for some insane fun.

ARTSY PLACES

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Find photography studios and a plethora of pop art close to Watseka. Whether you are looking for mixed mediums or just like to drink in the surroundings at the area's galleries, you'll find a mixture of artsy possibilities in Watseka. Try Broderick Photography or see something artful at Frame World & Gallery.

Master's Touch
(815) 457-2468
328 East Garfield Avenue
Cissna Park, IL 60924

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Frame World & Gallery
(815) 933-7263
259 South Schuyler Avenue
Kankakee, IL 60901

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Foto Quick
(815) 935-0101
931 West Broadway Street
Bradley, IL 60915

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Colonial Studio
(815) 933-3716
2293 West 3100N Road
Bourbonnais, IL 60914

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BARS

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Locate places to chill while indulging in numerous lager's or maybe get ultra Merle Haggard in the city of Watseka. Down something subtle like a Cointreau Caipirinha, French Sunshine or possibly an Old Fashioned. While in Watseka hang out at Westside Lounge, The Triple R Bar and Grille or Topper. To review all of the possibilities visit the Watseka, Illinois bar directory. Tweet your home away from home in the citywide bar directory.

The Triple R Bar and Grille
(815) 889-4373
407 E Mulberry St
Watseka, IL 60970

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On Da ROX
(815) 432-4300
217 E Walnut St
Watseka, IL 60970

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Westside Lounge
(815) 432-3644
119 W Oak St
Watseka, IL 60970

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Porky Barn
(815) 432-3828
522 W Walnut St
Watseka, IL 60970

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BOWLING

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Get the family together and devastate some pins while enjoying some fried food at Gilman Lanes. Bowling is a hoot and we've identified all the best places in Watseka, right here. Visit St Anne Bowl. Or for a more comprehensive list of bowling alleys in the area visit the Watseka, Illinois bowling directory. Know a place that's a real gutterball tell everyone, write a review.

Concord Bowl
(815) 429-9088
PO Box 114
Iroquois, IL 60945

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Gilman Lanes
(815) 265-7711
Highway 45 & US Highway 24 East
Gilman, IL 60938

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Cissna Park Bowl
(815) 457-2840
110 West ENZ Avenue
Cissna Park, IL 60924

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St Anne Bowl
(815) 427-6748
Dixie Highway
St Anne, IL 60964

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BRAIN FREEZE

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With constantly evolving new flavors going for ice cream is always a blast. Want to get chill and hit that sweet tooth? We have a zillion ways to get your ice cream fix in Watseka. Locate the penultimate Cherry Quist ( Black Cherry Flavored Ice Cream with Black Cherries) or maybe some subllime chocolate we've got you taken care of. While in Watseka check out Dairy Queen or cruise into Pj's Ice Cream & Coffee Shop. You know a place with A-list banana splits or the best premium ice cream? Tell us about it here or add it to our directory.

Hershey's Ice Cream Store
(815)933-3808
4 Meadowview Centre
Kankakee, IL 60901

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Dairy Queen
(815)932-6441
121 South Main Street
Bourbonnais, IL 60914

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Hershey's Ice Cream Store
(815)928-9250
1600 North State Route 50
Bourbonnais, IL 60914

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Schwan Ice Cream CO
(815)932-6666
511 Larry Power Road
Bourbonnais, IL 60914

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COFFEE BARS

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Don't get your coffee at the gas station. It's not cool, and coffee is sorta cool these days. The proliferation of flavor choices are best enjoyed when prepared by real professionals. Finding the right place with the right vibe and the right grinds makes it so much better. Watseka has a ton a places to get wired up on caffeine. Get out and experience some intersting flavors like Cocoa Mocha Twist Flavored Coffee or Streusel Cake Flavored Coffee. We recommend you check out when you're in Watseka. Know of a place with a perfect Turkish coffee? Give em their props and write a review.

RESTAURANTS

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Dining choices are plentiful in Watseka from Traditional American to casual dining there are many choices to fulfill your tastebuds. Explore the Watseka, Illinois restaurant listings and find some great places to consume mass quantities. While you're in town look into Celebration's On The Corner or drop by some of the other local institutions like Burger King or All American Deli.

Gordo's Taco's
(815) 432-2286
121 W Walnut St
Watseka, IL 60970

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Celebration's On The Corner
(815) 432-4359
209 W Oak St
Watseka, IL 60970

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All American Deli
(815) 432-3699
212 E Walnut St
Watseka, IL 60970

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Burger King
(815) 432-0116
504 W Walnut St
Watseka, IL 60970

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FAIRGROUNDS

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Who doesn't like going to the fair? If you're looking for something to do this weekend the fairgrounds always have tons of pleasant diversions. Even when the fair is not in town there are usually lots of super fun things to do. From rides and attractions to speedway racing and auto shows the local fairgrounds near Watseka are great for finding a nice way to get out of the house. Get the kids in the car and go and see whats going on this weekend at Grundy County Fairground.

Jasper Co Fairgrounds
(219) 866-9971
2671 W Clark St
Rensselaer, IN 47978

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Will County Fairground
27924 S Harlem Ave
Peotone, IL 60468

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Fairbury Fair
(815) 692-3222
600 S 3rd St
Fairbury, IL 61739

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Lake County Fairgrounds
(219) 661-3071
889 S Court St
Crown Point, IN 46307

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FAST FOOD PLACES

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Need an energy boost that can only be provided by readily accessible yet highly processed food? You're totally covered from greasy early morning eye openers to after hours grindage satisfy your cravings for something with too many calories in Watseka. Feeling like you need to eat now how about a good old Nathan's Chicken Breast Platter or a nice Arby's Sausage Gravy Biscuit? Find all the local fast food options in Watseka here in the Citywide Information fast food directory. Reviewers recommend you get to Dairy Queen East or drop into Dairy Queen. Buen provecho!

Dairy Queen East
(815)432-2037
802 E Walnut St
Watseka, IL 60970

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Cissna Park Dairy Queen
(815)457-2368
500 N 2nd St
Cissna Park, IL 60924

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Dairy Queen
(815)932-4441
1045 W Station St
Kankakee, IL 60901

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Noble Dairy Queen Stores Inc
(815)933-4211
1700 E Maple St
Kankakee, IL 60901

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GOLF COURSES

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Why is golf more pleasureable than baseball or football? Well for starters it is virtually impossible to "fix" a pro golf tournament. Now that's settled so dust off your drivers throw your clubs in the car and check out the well groomed municipal courses and driving ranges easily accessible to Watseka. Oak Springs Golf Course has some difficult bunkers complimented by beautiful surroundings. Or head to the pro shop at Shamrock Golf Club, check out the latest gear from Ping or maybe pick up the new Cobra S2 Game-Improvement Irons when your done don't forget to stop by the 19th hole Know of a place that's a total albatross? Add it to our directory.

Shewami Country Club
(815) 429-3769
Golf Rd
Sheldon, IL 60966

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Shagbark Golf Course
(815) 268-7308
1262 N 640 East Rd
Onarga, IL 60955

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Oak Springs Golf Course
(815) 937-1648
6740 S 3500 E Rd
Saint Anne, IL 60964

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Shamrock Golf Club
(815) 937-9355
Route 17E
Saint Anne, IL 60964

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HISTORIC PLACES

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When you're in Watseka don Cresent City Lighthouse, Old Iroquois County Courthouse, or Endert's Beach Archeological Sites. Watseka has a surprisingly interesting selection of historical markers and structures for teachers and students to enjoy. Look into the Watseka, Illinois historical places directory to find more great historical places easily reached from Watseka. Or browse the Illinois historical places listings for up to date information on all of the historical stuff to visit while you're in Illinois.

LIBRARIES

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Why do I wanna go to the library? Free Wi-Fi: When you go to cafés and restaurants, you have to buy a drink or two to have access to the "free" Wi-Fi. But at the library, it's truly free! You're not obligated to buy anything. revisiting the great classics like Pride and Prejudice to peerless and somewhat new works like Shadow of Night by Deborah Harkness. It's all at the library for free! Whether your looking for Jane Austen or Joy Williams, the Watseka, Illinois library directory has a multitude of great libraries and reading rooms. Wherever your interests lie you'll discover a vast selection of genres like Sports, Mystery, Music, and Memoir. getting all existential and quoting the works of Stephen Dobyns at the office water cooler.

MUSEUMS

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Watseka offers many interesting museums and galleries for all to enjoy. Take in the many exhibits at Iroqouis County Historical Museum or get a ticket to Old Zion Museum. Many museums have special exhibits and activities for kids and offer reduced rates during certain times. Need another reason? See the latest blockbuster exhibition Still need more? How about though provoking sculptures? Still don't know why you should go to the museum, here's another reason. Bluntly your Alfred E. Newman poster is not art so go find out what art really is at at Illinois Route 66 Museum.

NIGHTLIFE

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Don't feel like renting a video tonight so let's get freaky on the dance floor at some great nightspots with the party crowd in Watseka. Watch the bartender as he regards you in admiration as you smoothly purchase your first Warninks Creme Egg Shooter and impress the ladies with your Waving skills at Porky Barn. If you can still handle it designate a driver and hit up On Da ROX or try some lame pick up lines at Topper Be sure to tip your waiters and waitresses and get to Dairy Queen for some late night gluttony. Know a nightspot that's off the hook? Show some love and add it to theThe Watseka, Illinois nightlife directory.

On Da ROX
(815)432-4300
217 E Walnut St
Watseka, IL 60970

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Westside Lounge
(815)432-3644
119 W Oak St
Watseka, IL 60970

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Porky Barn
(815)432-3828
522 W Walnut St
Watseka, IL 60970

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Topper
(815)432-9893
1898 N State Route 1
Watseka, IL 60970

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PARKS

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Watseka has a diverse array of local county parks and recreational areas for everyone. Get the kids in the car and head to Bonnies Prairie Nature Preserve or maybe stop by Goodland Library and check out a copy of Stormdancer by Jay Kristoff, or something else engaging and enjoy the solitude and tranquil setting at Kay Park. When you want to get outside in Watseka locals always suggest taking in the delightful at Peters Park.

SHOPPING

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Boyfriend broke up with you and you need some "YOU" time you don't need a reason, it's all good girl. Everyday should be a shopping day! Whether you're looking for established designers like Zac Posen or want to tell your girlfriends about the bomb designer Bruuns Bazaar item you got this weekend. Watseka is close to tons of places to get your shop on look into The Watseka, Illinois shopping directory to find shopping malls with luxury offerings from A.z Araujo, Elena Tsokalenko, Guishem, and Christophe Josse. When you're in Watseka visit Wal-Mart, or roll to Kmart Supercenter or load up on all the sale stuff.

J C Penneys
(815) 432-5436
1120 E Walnut St
Watseka, IL 60970

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Wal-Mart
(815) 432-2200
1200 E Walnut St
Watseka, IL 60970

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Ben Franklin
(815) 265-4590
102 N Central St
Gilman, IL 60938

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Big Lots
(815) 932-4426
43 Meadowview Ctr
Kankakee, IL 60901

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SPAS / SALONS

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Oh the benefits of being a woman it's just easier I mean you can easily rationalize spending a weeks pay on a purse, you're allowed to cry, and people don't think you have an inflated ego if you drive an expensive sports car. But all this comes with some tricky considerations, you gotta come correct whether you gotta get eyebrow threading, soothing spa treatments, a flirty new hairstyle, or you just wanna fall asleep in the chair at the nail shop. Looking good means feeling good, and you must always stay on your game. No worries. We've got your health and beauty hook up to be your blinged out fabulous self in Watseka. Check all the details in the Watseka, Illinois Spas, Salons, and Skin Care Directory.

Riverside Health & Fitness Center
(815) 929-1200
350 N Wall St
Kankakee, IL 60901

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Curves
(815) 472-0964
128 E Washington St
Momence, IL 60954


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Color ME Tan
(815) 744-8826
573 William R Latham Sr Dr
Bourbonnais, IL 60914

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Riverside Fitness Center
(815) 929-1200
100 Fitness Dr
Bourbonnais, IL 60914

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THEATRE / ARTS

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Watseka has a panoply of avant garde theatre offerings nearby. Taking in the theatre is a great way to show your girl you're not a knuckle dragging troglodyte and the best part is you don't have to wear 3D glasses. C'mon get some culture it won't kill you. Find local productions of the classics like The Taming of the Shrew: In Shakespeare's lauded comedy, the battle of the sexes comes to a head when a Veronese gentlemen sets his sights on breaking a spirited, independent woman. Or find local performances of entertaining musicals such as On the Town. Check out the Watseka, Illinois theatre and entertainment directory for details. We recommend you check out Ace Entertainment or Country Theatre Workshop when you're in town.

Country Theatre Workshop
(815)457-2784
1280 East 770 N Road
Cissna Park, IL 60924

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Lorraine Theatre
(217)283-5311
324 E Main St
Hoopeston, IL 60942

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Ace Entertainment
(888)317-2388
1973 E Pine St
Kankakee, IL 60901

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Kankakee Valley Theatre
(815)935-8510
90 S 3000w Rd
Kankakee, IL 60901

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WORLD FLAVORS

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Tired of Lean Cuisines? No probs, Watseka has tasty places to get your world flavors groove on. Dayton Tap Incorporated is a total tasty possibility or head to Mozzi's Pizza for more detailed information or to find the best fettucini close to Watseka look into the Watseka, Illinois world flavors directory. Know of a place that's got the best Won Tons or tubular egg drop soup make the world a teeny bit better off and add them to our directory.

El Paso
(219)374-8666
10833 W 133rd Ave
Cedar Lake, IN 46303

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Papa John's Pizza
(765)364-9000
187 E South Blvd
Crawfordsville, IN 47933

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Dayton Tap Incorporated
(815)434-3015
3112 East 1961st Road
Ottawa, IL 61350

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Pegasus Pizza
(309)263-7700
151 W Bradley St
Morton, IL 61550

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ZOOS

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The zoo is great for everyone, and with all the walking from the various attractions and exhibits it's a fun time and you'll get some exercise too. Between running around searching for the Chimpanzee exhibit and the Burrowing Owl attractions find a moment to stop for a photo with the zoo's many picturesque backdrops. When you're looking for wild wild fun (literally) in Watseka take in the grounds Champaign County Conservation Area, or for more great zoos and gardens look at the Watseka, Illinois zoo and gardens directory.


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About Watseka


Watseka is a city in and the county seat of Iroquois County, Illinois, United States. It is located approximately west of the Illinois-Indiana state line on U.S. Route 24. The population of Watseka was 5,670 in 2000, and 5,375 in 2009.
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Watseka, Illinois History

Incorporated in 1865, the name "Watseka" derives from the Potawatomi name "Watch-e-kee", "Daughter of the Evening Star", the wife of early eastern Illinois settler Gurdon Saltonstall Hubbard.The Old Iroquois County Courthouse was constructed in 1866, with two additions built in 1881 and 1927. In the early 1960s, an Iroquois County resident, Mrs. Katherine Clifton, bequeathed to the county in her will a large sum of money and a site upon which to build a new courthouse. It is the only courthouse in the United States built entirely with private funds.The old courthouse was advertised for sale and fell into disuse. In 1967, during the Centennial Celebration of Watseka, the …Read More
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Watseka, Illinois Geography

Watseka is located near the center of Iroquois County, at the intersection of U.S. Route 24 and Illinois Route 1. The Iroquois River winds along the north side of the town and is joined by Sugar Creek on the west side of town. The south half of the town is in Belmont Township; the north half is in Middleport Township. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of, all of it land.



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