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NPR - Illinois Public Media News - July 09, 2014

Gas In Egypt Is 78 Percent More Expensive Now Than Last Week

By Leila Fadel

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(Duration: 3:35)

Egyptians gather at a petrol station in Cairo as the government drastically raised fuel prices to tackle a bloated subsidy system on July 5.

It's 2 p.m. on a hot day in Cairo and cars are lined up for blocks at this gas station in the east of the capital. People are waiting to fill their cars with the cheapest gas available — which is 78 percent more expensive than it was last week.






Illinois Public Radio - Illinois Public Media News - July 08, 2014

Of Natural Causes: Death In Illinois Prisons

By Robert Wildeboer and Patrick Smith

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(Duration: 6:35)

A Feb. 12, 2006 file photo shows a pedestrian walking past an entrance to the Cook County Jail in Chicago.

When Doris Green married an inmate in prison, she knew it was kind of weird, and yet for her it was also normal. As a prison chaplain the Rev. Green says she performed more than 20 weddings between inmates and women on the outside.

Categories: Criminal Justice


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