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Answer FIVE Geography questions each week based on major news events.

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Lebanon slips into darkness as electricity grid shuts down

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Latest Postal Service changes mean some longer delivery times and holiday season package surcharges

Yes, snail mail seems so last century – but U.S. Postal Service changes that began this month affect your family and many others. Revisions by the financially pinched agency involve slower deliver times for letters, cards, bills and magazines. I...

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Nobel Peace Prize awarded to two journalists


Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov last week won the Nobel Peace Prize for their fight for freedom of expression in countries where reporters have faced persistent attacks, harassment and even murder. Ressa founded a news website in the Phili...

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This week's word in the news: PARAPLEGIC

DEFINITION:

A person suffering complete paralysis of the lower half of the body, usually resulting from damage to the spinal cord.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
The Dayton FOP issued a statement Friday evening in defense of two officers who pulled a paraplegic man from a car during a traffic stop.
The Dayton Daily Newa -- 10/11/2021

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Did Brexit leave British in the lurch?

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