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Return a unique row from a subset that has duplicates in a specified column, based on the latest date of another spcecified column

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I'm working in Excel 2007.  I have a table in which a particular column will have duplicates; I need to report one of the rows with the duplicates but the row that remains must be determined by a date in another column.  

See the attachment.  The first row should remain because there is no duplicate in the EPD_IDENTIFIER column.  The next two rows have a duplicate in the EPD_IDENTIFIER column but I need only the row with the latest time stamp in the EPD_STATUS_CHANGE_TS column to remain.  All the rows with a red arrow should remain, the other deleted.

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