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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0026907345
File Number:
CPR-137527
Submit Date:
01/09/2013
Call Sign:
WWKH-CD
Facility ID:
68409
City:
UNIONTOWN
State:
PA
Service:
Digital Class A
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/09/2013
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth Quarter of 2012

General Information

Section Question Response
Attachments Are attachments (other than associated schedules) being filed with this application?

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Contact Representatives (0)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Independent
Affiliated network
Nielsen DMA Pittsburgh
Web Home Page Address WWW.WBGN.COM

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671:
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673?
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams?

Digital Core Programs(22)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 22) Response
Program Title TASTE BUDS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY 9:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. TASTE BUDS is a kids cooking show airing this fall on TV that teaches children to think about what they eat and explore new foods from around the world. The two young hosts, Avery and Lily, cook recipes that are easy for kids to make by themselves or with a bit of grown up help
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 22) Response
Program Title MOUSE IN THE HOUSE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled TUESDAY 8:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 9 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. provides young viewers with an educational experience conducting scientific experiment that children can repeat for themselves. The program combines practical demonstrations of science and physics with useful information for building important life skills.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 22) Response
Program Title AQUA KIDS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 1PM FRIDAY 8:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 17
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 9 years to 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Aqua Kids" featuring Phil Moore of Nickelodeon, who will host the series along with four incredibly talented kids, ages 9 through 14. At Aquakids our mission is to strive to inspire other kids to take charge of their environment. The Aqua Kids have their sights set on saving the oceans of the world,pollution, abuse of these incredible natural resources are taking their toll. They will look for adventure and knowledge and along the way, tackle some ecological dilemmas.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 22) Response
Program Title LAURA MCKENZIE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled TUESDAY 5:00PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Join Laura as she travels the world to show you what's new and hot! Visit exotic locations including the Greek Islands, Paris, Athens, Versailles, Rome, New Zealand, Prague, Budapest and many more!
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 22) Response
Program Title MISSING
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY 1:00PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 8 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. MISSING is a weekly half-hour reality series featuring actual cases of missing individuals, both adult and juvenile, from across the United States. Assisted by local, state and federal law enforcement agencies, as well as The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, each episode includes interviews with friends, family and investigators involved with the case. We visit the missing individual's last known whereabouts and provide viewers with all the relevant facts to increase public awareness in hopes of locating the missing person.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 22) Response
Program Title SWAP TV
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled THURSDAY 3:00PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. SWAP TV IS A WEEKLY HALF HOUR TELEVISION SERIES ABOUT TWO TEENAGERS FROM DIFFERENT BACKGROUNDS SWAPPING LIVES FOR A WEEKEND. THE SERIES MEETS THE EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL OBJECTIVES OF THE fcc'S CHILDRENS PROGRAMMING REQUIREMENTS FOR CHILDREN AGES 13-16. THE PROGRAMS EXPLORE THE OPPOSITE LIVES OF PARTICIPATING YOUNGSTERS AS THEY LEARN ABOUT DIFFERENT CULTURES AND FAMILY SETTINGS. YOUNG VIEWERS ARE EXPOSED TO THE SPECIAL INTERESTS OF THE SWAPPING YOUNGSTERS AND WHAT ADJUSTMENTS THEY MAKE TO A DIFFERENT LIFE SITUATION. THE PROGRAM TEACHES TOLERANCE OF VARIOUS RACES, CREEDS AND BACKGROUNDS WHILE EXPOSING AN APPRECIATION TO SOMEONEELSES WAY OF LIFE. EACH EPISODE IS INFORMATIVE, ENTERTAINING AND PROMOTES GOOD SOCIAL VALUES AND RESPECT. SWAP TV IS CLOSED CAPTIONED FOR THE HEARING IMPAIRED AND DISPLAYS THE E/I ICON THROUGHOUT THE BROADCAST.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 22) Response
Program Title DISTANT ROADS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled WEDNESDAY 4:00PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Roads - takes the viewer through an informative and scenic tour of our nations most treasured locations, rich with history and diverse culture. Each week, traveling in the most modern and state-of-the-art motor homes, Distant Roads presents a close-up and personal tour of these locals and their historical significance, as well as their current day characteristics and influence on our country.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 22) Response
Program Title MYSTERY HUNTERS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY 11:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Mystery Hunters is a weekly half-hour program designed and produced for viewers 13-16. Every week viewers are taken on a journey around the globe to investigate the mysteries that have baffled people throughout the ages. Through critical observation, analytical thinking, and scientific testing, this series encourages teens to question the world around them. Armed with video cameras and their instincts, the hosts gather facts and meet the experts, debunking common myths and offering explanations for legends, spooky stories, and unexplained phenomena.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 22) Response
Program Title PASSPORT TO EXPLORE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled FRIDAY 3:00PM WEDNESDAY 8:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. PASSPORT TO EXPLORE TAKES AN ATYPICAL APPROACH, SINCE THE FOCUS IS SPECIFICALLY AIMED AT THE 13-16 YEAR OLD SET. TEENS THE YOUNG EXPLORERS TRAVEL THE GLOBE IN SEARCH OF EXCITING AND ADVENTURE FILED PLACES AND LEARN A LITTLE SOMETHING IN THE PROCESS.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 22) Response
Program Title REAL LIFE 101
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled MONDAY - FRIDAY 8:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 59
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. TEEN HOSTS EXPLORE DIFFERENT PROFESSIONS IN THE WORLD OF WORK, INTRODUCING REAL PEOPLE PERFORMING REAL JOBS TO INFORM YOUNG PEOPLE ON CAREERS.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 22) Response
Program Title INTO THE WILD
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled THURSDAY 4:00PM & 5:00PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 8 years to 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Hanna's passion peaks as he visits remote locations around the world and encounters elusive animals in their natural habitat.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 22) Response
Program Title THE REAL WINNING EDGE
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled FRIDAY 4:00PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "The Real Winning Edge" series' purpose is to draw youth to the conclusions that right choices give one the winning edge in life. Each week the program profiles young achievers who are peer role models. These role models are introduced by the best of American celebrity status athletes and professionals who have also triumphed through challenges and adversity. Several topics/principles are taught in the series such as choosing love over prejudice, overcoming family tragedy, defeating substance abuse, and living by godly principles. The program is 30 minutes in length and is identified as an educational and informational show, targeted to teens (13 to 16 year olds), at the beginning and through each broadcast and in listings provided to publishers of program guides.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 22) Response
Program Title YOUNG ICONS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY 3:00PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Features stories about America's best and finest youths. World-class athletes, accomplished artists, scholars, philanthropists and entrepreneurs.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 22) Response
Program Title MUSTARD PANCKES
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled MONDAY 8:00AM THURSDAY 8:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 18
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. CHILDREN WILL FEEL RIGHT AT HOME HANGING OUT, SINGING SONGS AND HEARING STORIES WITH COURTNEY CAMPBELL AND HER FAMILY OF FUN-LOVING ANIMAL PUPPET FRIENDS. EACH EPISODE MIRRORS A SLICE OF EVERYDAY LIFE, FROM PROBLEMS TO CELEBRATIONS AND EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 22) Response
Program Title PLANET X
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SATURDAY 3:00PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Planet X is an E/I video sports and fitness based TV series for Children. Each episode mixes action & extreme sports content that features inspiring sports & fitness themes, angles and stories, informaiton and educational elements on sports training tips from athletes.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 22) Response
Program Title ARIEL AND ZOEY
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled MONDAY 8:30AM FRIDAY 8:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. INTRODUCES CHILDREN TO PEOPLE WHO ACCOMPLISHED GREAT THINGS AND HAVE A POSITIVE MESSAGE.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (17 of 22) Response
Program Title BETA RECORDS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled WEDNESDAY 3:00PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. BETA Records TV is an educational and instructional music centric series. It follows a magazine format with segments ranging from major & indie artist interviews, tutorials and how-to's, producer and music executive tips, Internet heroes, The Vault (legendary artists), and music as it pertains to fashion and pop culture.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (18 of 22) Response
Program Title ECO COMPANY
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled THURSDAY 8:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Eco Company explores all aspects of being "green" and understanding how our actions impact the world. The E-Co team find out about climate change by asking questions to discover the truths and myths of the climate change issue. They learn about alternative energies by visiting wind farms and solar installations and discovering new energy technologies currently under development. They learn more about recycling, conservation and organics. The E-Team profiles teens and school organizations who have taken it upon themselves to make a difference, young entrepreneurs who are taking their passion for green to develop ideas, and new products for a sustainable future. Most importantly, each story and each feature is reported by teens and told from their perspective. Additionally Eco Company regularly provides practical tips that teens, and people of all ages can use in their daily lives.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (19 of 22) Response
Program Title MAJOR DECISION
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SUNDAY 10:30AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 12
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. HOSTED BY LIVELY AND ENTERTAINING TEENS. MAJOR DECISION HELPS GUIDE VIEWERERS ON THE JOURNEY TO CHOOSE THE IDEAL CAREER PATH.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (20 of 22) Response
Program Title 9TH PERIOD
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled FRIDAY 8:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. During the school day, Meg, Peyton and Conner are top-notch students, working hard to make the grade. But when the textbooks are gone, they are solving the mysteries of their town. As with all great detectives, they rely on keen observation and teamwork to solve every case during "9th Period." Every episode includes a moral lesson as well integrating interesting science facts and other classroom knowledge.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (21 of 22) Response
Program Title ANIMAL EXPLORATION
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled WEDNESDAY 5:00PM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dream of dancing with wolves, running with the bulls or flying with the eagles? From cheetahs to chimpanzees, from snakes to snails, from baboons to bears. Animal Exploration with Jarod Miller brings viewers up close and personal with the most fascination members of the animal kingdom. Exciting, surprising, and fun, Animal Exploration entertains, informs and inspires viewers as Jorod interacts with creatures in unexpected ways
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (22 of 22) Response
Program Title ANIMAL ATLAS
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled TUESDAY 4:00PM SUNDAY 11:00AM
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 24
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 8 years to 15 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The combination of the first seasons of Animal Atlas into the Animal Atlas Classics series has culled the best instructional elements from the series without sacrificing the entertainment value for the 13-16 year-old target market. The episode reviewed, "Animal ABC," shows attention to scientific detail that enables the transcript to read like a high school science text. its presentation.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Question Response
Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison DEBRA GOODWORTH
Address 975 GREENTREE ROAD
City PITTSBURGH
State PA
Zip 15220
Telephone Number 412 922-9576
Email Address DEBBIE@WBGN.COM
Include any other comments or information you want the Commission to consider in evaluating your compliance with the Children's Television Act (or use this space for supplemental explanations). This may include information on any other noncore educational and informational programming that you aired this quarter or plan to air during the next quarter, or any existing or proposed non-broadcast efforts that will enhance the educational and informational value of such programming to children. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671, NOTES 2 and 3.

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Certification

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Question Response

The undersigned certifies that he or she is (a) the party filing the Children's Television Programming, or an officer, director, member, partner, trustee, authorized employee, or other individual or duly elected or appointed official who is authorized to sign on behalf of the party filing the Children's Television Programming; or (b) an attorney qualified to practice before the Commission under 47 C.F.R. Section 1.23(a), who is authorized to represent the party filing the Children's Television Programming, and who further certifies that he or she has read the document; that to the best of his or her knowledge, information,and belief there is good ground to support it; and that it is not interposed for delay.

FAILURE TO SIGN THIS APPLICATION MAY RESULT IN DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION AND FORFEITURE OF ANY FEES PAID

Upon grant of this application, the Authorization Holder may be subject to certain construction or coverage requirements. Failure to meet the construction or coverage requirements will result in automatic cancellation of the Authorization. Consult appropriate FCC regulations to determine the construction or coverage requirements that apply to the type of Authorization requested in this application.

WILLFUL FALSE STATEMENTS MADE ON THIS FORM OR ANY ATTACHMENTS ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISONMENT (U.S. Code, Title 18, §1001) AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION AUTHORIZATION (U.S. Code, Title 47, §312(a)(1)), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. Code, Title 47, §503).

I certify that this application includes all required and relevant attachments.
I declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above.

DEBRA GOODWORTH


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