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<?xml version="1.0"?>
<api>
  <query-continue>
    <allfileusages gafcontinue="Bancroft_city.jpg|6999" />
  </query-continue>
  <query>
    <pages>
      <page pageid="56" ns="0" title="Bluegrass Institute For Public Policy Solutions" />
      <page pageid="665" ns="0" title="Ballard County Public Schools" />
      <page pageid="2316" ns="0" title="Blue Grass Trust" />
      <page pageid="3289" ns="0" title="Ballard County, Kentucky" />
      <page pageid="6918" ns="0" title="Bancroft, Kentucky" />
      <page pageid="6986" ns="0" title="Briarwood, Kentucky" />
      <page pageid="6992" ns="0" title="Broeck Pointe, Kentucky" />
      <page pageid="8920" ns="0" title="Ballard, Eddie" />
    </pages>
  </query>
</api>