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How well do you keep up with the world around you? Take this week’s quiz to test your knowledge of recent national and world events.

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

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Zimbabweans celebrate expected Mugabe downfall

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A starting whistle blows this week for holiday shopping online and in stores

Retailers hope shoppers are geeked for the year's biggest shopping weekend. Thursday's holiday is like a ready, set, shop whistle for the gift-buying sprint to December holidays. First comes Black Friday, which starts Thanksgiving evening...

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Diversity, multiculturalism, worldwide events. You'll find plenty for classroom discussions in this listing of events.

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Having a canine companion around the house could help you live a longer, healthier life. A new study found dog owners generally had a lower risk of cardiovascular disease and death, compared to those who didn't own a canine. Researchers concluded that after tracking more than 3.4 million people in Sweden over 12 years. The news was even better for those who lived alone with a dog. They reduced their risk of death by a third and had an 11 percent reduced risk of cardiovascular disease.

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This week's word in the news: PLANTATION

DEFINITION:

A usually large farm or estate, especially in a tropical or semitropical country, on which cotton, tobacco, coffee, sugar cane, or the like is cultivated, usually by resident laborers.

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Frederick D. Haynes III, the senior pastor of Friendship-West Baptist Church, held a news conference outside of the Dallas police headquarters last month to accuse Jones of "plantation politics."
The Dallas Morning News -- 11/20/2017

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Do corporations need a big tax cut?

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