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Thu December 25, 2014

Low Gas Prices Predicted For 2015 And Beyond

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Latin America
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Thu December 25, 2014

For Venezuela, Drop In Global Oil Prices Could Be Catastrophic

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Europe
4:18 pm
Thu December 25, 2014

In Britain, A Christmas Tradition Of Slapstick And Silliness

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World
4:18 pm
Thu December 25, 2014

Blind Syrian Refugee Writer Seeks To Make New Home In Sweden

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NPR Ed
4:18 pm
Thu December 25, 2014

Where Ebola Has Closed Schools, A Radio Program Provides A Faint Signal Of Hope

Florence Allen Jones, right, is part of the education ministry's classes-by-radio team.
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Originally published on Thu December 25, 2014 4:29 pm

Florence Allen Jones used to teach in Washington, D.C., before coming back home to Liberia.

Now she's part of the education ministry's teaching-by-radio team. Working with UNICEF and another nonprofit, Talking Drum, in Monrovia, the capital of Liberia, the government aims to provide lessons to children across the country, hit by the Ebola outbreak. Most schools closed this past summer and will likely remain closed for months.

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