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

FRN:
0009961889
File Number:
0000057879
Submit Date:
07/10/2018
Call Sign:
WGMB-TV
Facility ID:
12520
City:
BATON ROUGE
State:
LA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
07/10/2018
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Second Quarter of 2018

General Information

Section Question Response
Attachments Are attachments (other than associated schedules) being filed with this application? No

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

NEXSTAR BROADCASTING, INC.

Elizabeth Ryder

545 E. JOHN CARPENTER FREEWAY

SUITE 700

IRVING, TX 75062

United States

+1 (972) 373-8800

eryder@nexstar.tv

Company

Contact Representatives (2)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

William T Godfrey , Jr .

Consulting Engineers

Kessler and Gehman Associates, Inc.

William T. Godfrey, Jr.

Kessler and Gehman Associates, Inc.

507-D NW 60th Street

Gainesville , FL 32607

United States

+1 (352) 332-3157

bill@kesslerandgehman.com

Technical Representative

Elizabeth Ryder

General Counsel

Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.

Elizabeth Ryder

545 E John Carpenter Freeway

Suite 700

Irving, TX 75062

United States

+1 (972) 373-8800

eryder@nexstar.tv

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network Fox
Nielsen DMA Baton Rouge
Web Home Page Address www.brproud.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 3.0
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 336.0
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: 6.0
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? Yes
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? Yes

Digital Core Programs(13)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 13) Response
Program Title Outback Adventures
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9:30-10a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 10
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 3
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 3
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 3
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. Nature and wildlife expert Tim Faulkner hosts this series that showcases the beauty of the natural world.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Outback Adventures
List date and time rescheduled 07/08/2018 01:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-06-16
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Outback Adventures
List date and time rescheduled 06/24/2018 07:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-06-24
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Outback Adventures
List date and time rescheduled 07/08/2018 11:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-06-30
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (2 of 13) Response
Program Title Calling Dr Pol
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 7a-7:30a; 7:30-8a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 22
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 4
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 4
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 4
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 daily life of a 'Country Vet.' Dr. Pol, originally from Holland, has been a vet in Michigan for over 30 years and treats farm animals and family pets.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Calling Dr. Pol
List date and time rescheduled 07/08/2018 02:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-06-16
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Calling Dr. Pol
List date and time rescheduled 07/08/2018 02:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-06-16
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Calling Dr. Pol
List date and time rescheduled 07/08/2018 04:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-06-23
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Calling Dr. Pol
List date and time rescheduled 07/08/2018 04:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-06-23
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (3 of 13) Response
Program Title Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan (D2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 8-8:30a, 8:30-9a, 9-9:30a and 9:30-10a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Total times aired 52
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
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. In DOG WHISPERER WITH CESAR MILLAN: FAMILY EDITION, renowned dog behaviorist Cesar Millan travesl far and wide to help pups and their families. Milan rehabilitates dogs and trains familes to achieve a balance and natural relationship between people and their pets, and goes directly into the homes of dog owners to document the remarkable transformations that occur
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 13) Response
Program Title Ocean Mysteries
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8:30a-9a & 11a-11:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 16
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 10
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 10
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 10
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. Jeff Corwin explores the underwater world and talks about the importance of conservation.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Ocean Mysteries
List date and time rescheduled 05/13/2018 10:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-05-12
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Ocean Mysteries
List date and time rescheduled 07/08/2018 10:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-06-30
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Ocean Mysteries
List date and time rescheduled 05/20/2018 10:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-05-19
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Ocean Mysteries
List date and time rescheduled 07/08/2018 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-06-16
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Ocean Mysteries
List date and time rescheduled 07/08/2018 03:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-06-16
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Ocean Mysteries
List date and time rescheduled 06/23/2018 05:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-06-23
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program Ocean Mysteries
List date and time rescheduled 05/06/2018 10:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 0018-05-05
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #8

Questions Response
Title of Program Ocean Mysteries
List date and time rescheduled 07/08/2018 10:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-06-30
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #9

Questions Response
Title of Program Ocean Mysteries
List date and time rescheduled 06/23/2018 05:30 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-06-23
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #10

Questions Response
Title of Program Ocean Mysteries
List date and time rescheduled 04/22/2018 10:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-04-21
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (5 of 13) Response
Program Title Journey with Dylan Dreyer (D3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10-10:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
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. NBC News meteorologist and co-anchor of the Saturday edition of Weekend Today (1987), Dylan Dreyer, helms this celebration of nature, which utilizes beautiful cinematography to create an up-close and personal experience with Earth's wild animals, from polar bears in the Arctic to black bears in Montana. The show's unique platform brings the excitement of seeing creatures in their natural habitats into viewers' homes, where they can explore natural phenomena -- including the migration of 1.6 million animals across 500 miles of Africa -- they may otherwise never have the chance to experience.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 13) Response
Program Title The Voyager with Josh Garcia (D3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9-9:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
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. Host Josh Garcia shares his love of food and travel with the audience as he sets off on a culturally resonant journey around the world. Garcia makes his voyage by ocean, taking the opportunity at each port to experience and understand the hidden majesty, varying traditions and distinctive cuisine.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 13) Response
Program Title Chicken Soup for the Soul Hidden Heroes (D2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10:30-11a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
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 Brooke Burke-Charvet. This show developed for teens in which each episode reveals the widespread goodwill in our world by secretly capturing heroes in action as they demonstrate acts of kindness, compassion and commitment to others.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 13) Response
Program Title Naturally, Danny Seo (D3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 10:30-11a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
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. Naturally, Danny Seo (NBC's The More You Know) is an educational series for young people and their families seeking a healthier lifestyle by learning the science behind eating well and exercising your mind and body while caring for our planet. Host Danny Seo is America's leading authority on eco-friendly living. Danny has devoted his career to the idea that caring for the environment can go hand-in-hand with enjoying time with family and friends and sharing delicious and healthy meals while creating a healthy and environmentally friendly home.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 13) Response
Program Title Give (D3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 11a-11:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
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. Small charities often make a discreet impact, changing lives without recognition for their good works. "Give" seeks to shine a light on these organizations, sending philanthropically-minded celebrities from film, television, music, sports and business to learn about their practices. Each episode a celebrity ambassador visits two charities that employ innovation and a dedication to positive change in their communities and the world, helping to spread the inspirational stories of the quiet heroes behind the scenes and their missions to make a better society.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 13) Response
Program Title This Old House (D2)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat 10:30-11a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
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. Home improvement experts and professionals provide viewers with a master class in building methods and disciplines as they renovate and restore America's homes from top to bottom.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 13) Response
Program Title Wilderness Vet (D3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 9:30-10a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
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. "Wilderness Vet" features compelling stories from the life of renowned veterinarian Dr. Michelle Oakley, who lives and works in Canada's rugged and sparsely populated Yukon. Each episode shows Dr. Oakley and her colleagues traveling to private homes, farms and wildlife preserves across the territory to help animals in need. Viewers get a look at wild animals in their natural habitats as the show offers an up-close view of the hard work and dedication required for their rescue and rehabilitation.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 13) Response
Program Title The Champion Within (D3)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sunday 11:30a-12p
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
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. Professional and amateur athletes who have overcome obstacles to find success in athletics.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 13) Response
Program Title Rescue Me
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8-8:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 5
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 5
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 5
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. Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa is a weekly half-hour series produced for viewers 13-16 and the entire family that educates and informs the audience about canine adoption and creating healthy environments for dogs. Hosted by Dr. Lisa Chimes, a passionate emergency veterinarian with a heart of gold, each episode will feature Dr. Lisa matching orphaned and abandoned animals with loving new homes. Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa will teach teen viewers how to be responsible pet owners and maintain a safe and healthy lifestyle for both family and pet. Each week, Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa will take viewers on an experience to witness firsthand these heartwarming stories about pets and their chance for a new life.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Rescue Me
List date and time rescheduled 05/06/2018 10:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-05-05
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Rescue Me
List date and time rescheduled 07/08/2018 05:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-06-23
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Rescue Me
List date and time rescheduled 07/08/2018 11:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-06-30
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Rescue Me
List date and time rescheduled 07/08/2018 03:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? No
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-06-16
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Rescue Me
List date and time rescheduled 05/13/2018 10:00 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2018-05-12
Episode #
Reason for Preemption Sports

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 Tracy Granier
Address 10000 Perkins Road
City Baton Rouge
State LA
Zip 70810
Telephone Number (225) 768-9144
Email Address tgranier@brproud.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. Due to significant programming constraints, including the World Cup, certain preemptions were made good outside the traditional term.

Other Matters (1)

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Other Matters (1 of 1) Response
Program Title Rescue Me
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday 8-8:30a
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa is a weekly half-hour series produced for viewers 13-16 and the entire family that educates and informs the audience about canine adoption and creating healthy environments for dogs. Hosted by Dr. Lisa Chimes, a passionate emergency veterinarian with a heart of gold, each episode will feature Dr. Lisa matching orphaned and abandoned animals with loving new homes. Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa will teach teen viewers how to be responsible pet owners and maintain a safe and healthy lifestyle for both family and pet. Each week, Rescue Me with Dr. Lisa will take viewers on an experience to witness firsthand these heartwarming stories about pets and their chance for a new life.

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. Yes
I declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above.

Tracy Granier

Office Manager


07/10/2018

Attachments

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