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Election of 12 Directors for a one-year term;
Ratification of the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2014;
Advisory resolution to approve named executive officer compensation; and
Consideration of any other business that may properly come before the meeting.