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I would like the htaccess rewrite rule to compare to IIS rewrite rule I tried which doesn't seem to work:

<rule name="rewrite /blog/">
     <match url="^blog/([_0-9a-zA-Z\-]+)/$" />
     <action type="Rewrite" url="/{R:1}/" />
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This is not a WordPress question. Anyway …

RewriteRule ^blog/(.*) /$1 [L,R=301]
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