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<?xml version="1.0"?>
<api>
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    <logevents lecontinue="20200119045351|3743" />
  </query-continue>
  <query>
    <logevents>
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      </item>
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      </item>
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      </item>
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      </item>
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      </item>
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      </item>
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      </item>
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      </item>
      <item logid="3744" ns="0" title="Sermon for January 19th, 2020" pageid="486" logpage="486" type="patrol" action="patrol" user="Iraneal" timestamp="2020-01-19T06:25:57Z" comment="">
        <patrol cur="5162" prev="5161" auto="1" />
      </item>
    </logevents>
  </query>
</api>