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

FRN:
0018223693
File Number:
0000038620
Submit Date:
01/09/2018
Call Sign:
WLHG-CD
Facility ID:
168095
City:
LYNCHBURG
State:
VA
Service:
Digital Class A
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
01/09/2018
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Fourth Quarter of 2017

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

MORNING STAR BROADCASTING, LLC

Doing Business As: MORNING STAR BROADCASTING, LLC

Sandra Wagner

1971 UNIVERSITY BOULEVARD

LYNCHBURG, VA 24515

United States

+1 (434) 582-2718

siwagner@liberty.edu

Company

Contact Representatives (3)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

CLARENCE M BEVERAGE

BROADCAST ENGINEERING CONSULTANT

COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES, INC.

COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES, INC.

P.O. BOX 1130

MARLTON, NJ 08053

United States

+1 (609) 451-5296

CBEVERAGE@COMMTECHRF.COM

Technical Representative

Anne Crump

Attorney at Law

Fletcher, Heald, and Hildreth, PLC

Anne Goodwin Crump

1300 North 17th Street

Elevnth Floor

Arlington, VA 22209

United States

+1 (703) 812-0400

CRUMP@FHHLAW.COM

Legal Representative

Tim Nelson

Brooks, Pierce et al.

Tim Nelson

1700 Wells Fargo Capitol Center

150 Fayetteville Street

Raleigh, NC 27601

United States

+1 (919) 839-0300

tnelson@brookspierce.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Independent
Affiliated network
Nielsen DMA Roanoke-Lynchburg
Web Home Page Address

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 9.35
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 0.0
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: 0.0
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(9)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 9) Response
Program Title Dr. Wonder's Workshop
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 7:00am
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 6 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. It's fun. . . It's colorful. . . It's magical. . . It's musical. . . It's educational. . . It teaches values and celebrates faith. . . And it does all that in three languages at once! Introducing Dr. Wonder's Workshop, the first weekly Christian television series ever produced where everyone uses American Sign Language! This program has been designed from the ground up to be the most accessible children's educational TV series ever developed. Not only will the show be voiced in English and captioned in English and Spanish, but every line, every song, every story will also be signed. This program has everything you've come to expect in a high quality children's educational television show: Interesting stories with fun, colorful characters; Creative original music; Language development; and instruction on the importance of developing positive life values such as honesty, integrity, and responsibility. But it also includes another dimension not found in most educational television. Dr. Wonder's Workshop also address issues of faith. Every program will include a Bible Story and an object lesson to show the children that God is just as relevant today as He ever was! The show will never be "preachy", but in tender loving ways Dr Wonder and his friends will unapologetically show the children that God knows them, He loves them, and they are precious to Him. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 9) Response
Program Title Donkey Ollie
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 8:00am
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 3 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Donkey Ollie adventures are an exciting series of children half hour adventures beginning with Journey to Jerusalem ending with Circus Maximus. The stories chronicle the life of a young Ollie who learns courage and bravery through trials as he travels the ancient world. Whether rescuing children from slavery, saving helpless animals from cruel treatment or suffering under the hands of cruel tormentors, Donkey Ollie is an example of Faith and Love under pressure. These adventures are sure to be an inspiration for young tender-hearted listeners. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 9) Response
Program Title Sugar Creek Gang
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @10:00am
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 8 years to 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Based on a series of books by Paul Hutchens, The Sugar Creek Gang series chronicles the adventures of Bill, Collins, Poetry, Circus, Dragonfly, Big Jim, Little Jim, and the rest of the residents of Sugar Creek as they resolve moral issues and build character. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 9) Response
Program Title TorchLighters
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @10:30am
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 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Torchlighters is a series of animated programs for youth ages 8-12, presenting the lives of true-life heroes of Christian history. Each episode carefully follows the life story of one of the heroes of the faith. The moral, spiritual and life lessons learned are applicable to life today. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 9) Response
Program Title Real Life 101
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 11:00am
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. Have you ever wondered what you might want to do for the rest of your life? Well, Real Life 101, which is aimed at teens and young adults, introduces you to real people doing real jobs. From doctors, lawyers, and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors, Lipizzaner stallion trainers, and special effects directors, we cover them all. Join our energetic hosts Shawn, Krystal, and A.J. for a weekly half hour of fun and entertainment. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 9) Response
Program Title Adventures in Odyssey
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 7:30am
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 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Adventures in Odyssey" teaches children the timeless truths of the Judeo-Christian beliefs. This fast-paced family adventure for children introduces you to John Avery Whittaker, Connie, and all the gang as you fly on the wings of imagination to a place called Whit's End. Each episode teaches children life lessons such as Loving Your Neighbor, Responsibility and the consequences of actions, Faithfulness, Teamwork, Kindness, the importance of keeping your word, and more. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 9) Response
Program Title Super Book
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday through Friday @ 4:30pm and Saturday @ 9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 76
Total times aired 76
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 2
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The educational value of SuperBook is based on the accumulation of 4000 years of teaching about necessity of sound social and moral behavior for the general health of any social group. The teachings, contained in Proverbs, parables, and historical accounts, are codified in one of the oldest and most-proven group of laws or moral codes known to man--the mosaic Laws and Covenants. SuperBook has been in syndication for many years and continues to be in demand by parents who saw the programs in their youth and now want it for their children. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 9) Response
Program Title Miss Charity's Diner
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 9:30am
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 3 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Faithville Gospelcast Productions is a non-profit charitable organization in the United States and Canada. Their office and studio facilities are located in Ontario. They produce family television and radio programming for children that entertains and educates. The goal is to assist parents, grandparents and educators in the development of children. The programs are designed to help the family instill good morals values, respect for one another and one's individual importance. The curriculum and programs always teach the golden rule 'treat others as you would want them to treat you.' This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission rules.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 9) Response
Program Title Flying House
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday through Friday @ 4:30pm and Saturday @ 8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 76
Total times aired 76
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 2
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Flying House is an animated presentation of the historical events recorded from 4A.D. to approximately 70 A.D. In addition to the events themselves, children are exposed to the parables and moral and ethical teaching of the period through animated, dramatic presentation. Children are taught to respect their parents, be truthful, not steal, refrain from violence and show respect for the government and its laws. They are taught the value of respecting people of different ethnic backgrounds, helping the needy, feeding the hungry, nursing the sick and many more humanitarian values. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission rules.
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 Sandra Wagner
Address 1971 Univeristy Blvd.
City Lynchburg
State VA
Zip 24515
Telephone Number (434) 582-2718
Email Address wlhg@liberty.edu
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. The pre-emptions recorded in the Digital Core Programming Summary section of this filing were made for the airing of Special Christmas Programming and were not rescheduled.

Other Matters (9)

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Other Matters (1 of 9) Response
Program Title Adventures in Odyssey
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 7:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Adventures in Odyssey" teaches children the timeless truths of the Judeo-Christian beliefs. This fast-paced family adventure for children introduces you to John Avery Whittaker, Connie, and all the gang as you fly on the wings of imagination to a place called Whit's End. Each episode teaches children life lessons such as Loving Your Neighbor, Responsibility and the consequences of actions, Faithfulness, Teamwork, Kindness, the importance of keeping your word, and more. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose.
Other Matters (2 of 9) Response
Program Title TorchLighters
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 10:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 8 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Torchlighters is a series of animated programs for youth ages 8-12, presenting the lives of true-life heroes of Christian history. Each episode carefully follows the life story of one of the heroes of the faith. The moral, spiritual and life lessons learned are applicable to life today. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission rules.
Other Matters (3 of 9) Response
Program Title Dr. Wonder's Workshop
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 7:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. It's fun. . . It's colorful. . . It's magical. . . It's musical. . . It's educational. . . It teaches values and celebrates faith. . . And it does all that in three languages at once! Introducing Dr. Wonder's Workshop, the first weekly Christian television series ever produced where everyone uses American Sign Language! This program has been designed from the ground up to be the most accessible children's educational TV series ever developed. Not only will the show be voiced in English and captioned in English and Spanish, but every line, every song, every story will also be signed. This program has everything you've come to expect in a high quality children's educational television show: Interesting stories with fun, colorful characters; Creative original music; Language development; and instruction on the importance of developing positive life values such as honesty, integrity, and responsibility. But it also includes another dimension not found in most educational television. Dr. Wonder's Workshop also address issues of faith. Every program will include a Bible Story and an object lesson to show the children that God is just as relevant today as He ever was! The show will never be "preachy", but in tender loving ways Dr Wonder and his friends will unapologetically show the children that God knows them, He loves them, and they are precious to Him. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose.
Other Matters (4 of 9) Response
Program Title Real Life 101
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 11:00am
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. Have you ever wondered what you might want to do for the rest of your life? Well, Real Life 101, which is aimed at teens and young adults, introduces you to real people doing real jobs. From doctors, lawyers, and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors, Lipizzaner stallion trainers, and special effects directors, we cover them all. Join our energetic hosts Shawn, Krystal, and A.J. for a weekly half hour of fun and entertainment. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission rules.
Other Matters (5 of 9) Response
Program Title Super Book
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday through Friday @ 4:30pm and Saturday @ 9:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 78
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 6 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The educational value of SuperBook is based on the accumulation of 4000 years of teaching about necessity of sound social and moral behavior for the general health of any social group. The teachings, contained in Proverbs, parables, and historical accounts, are codified in one of the oldest and most-proven group of laws or moral codes known to man--the mosaic Laws and Covenants. SuperBook has been in syndication for many years and continues to be in demand by parents who saw the programs in their youth and now want it for their children. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission rules.
Other Matters (6 of 9) Response
Program Title Sugar Creek Gang
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 10:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 8 years to 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Based on a series of books by Paul Hutchens, The Sugar Creek Gang series chronicles the adventures of Bill, Collins, Poetry, Circus, Dragonfly, Big Jim, Little Jim, and the rest of the residents of Sugar Creek as they resolve moral issues and build character. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission rules.
Other Matters (7 of 9) Response
Program Title Flying House
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Monday through Friday @ 4:00pm and Saturday @ 8:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 78
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Flying House is an animated presentation of the historical events recorded from 4A.D. to approximately 70 A.D. In addition to the events themselves, children are exposed to the parables and moral and ethical teaching of the period through animated, dramatic presentation. Children are taught to respect their parents, be truthful, not steal, refrain from violence and show respect for the government and its laws. They are taught the value of respecting people of different ethnic backgrounds, helping the needy, feeding the hungry, nursing the sick and many more humanitarian values. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission rules.
Other Matters (8 of 9) Response
Program Title Miss Charity's Diner
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 9:30am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Faithville Gospelcast Productions is a non-profit charitable organization in the United States and Canada. Their office and studio facilities are located in Ontario. They produce family television and radio programming for children that entertains and educates. The goal is to assist parents, grandparents and educators in the development of children. The programs are designed to help the family instill good morals values, respect for one another and one's individual importance. The curriculum and programs always teach the golden rule 'treat others as you would want them to treat you.' This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission rules.
Other Matters (9 of 9) Response
Program Title Donkey Ollie
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Saturday @ 8:00am
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The Donkey Ollie adventures are an exciting series of children half hour adventures beginning with Journey to Jerusalem ending with Circus Maximus. The stories chronicle the life of a young Ollie who learns courage and bravery through trials as he travels the ancient world. Whether rescuing children from slavery, saving helpless animals from cruel treatment or suffering under the hands of cruel tormentors, Donkey Ollie is an example of Faith and Love under pressure. These adventures are sure to be an inspiration for young tender-hearted listeners. This program is specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, and has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission rules.

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.

Sandra Wagner

General Manager


01/09/2018

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