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12:00 pm
Tue October 25, 2011

NPR's Loren Jenkins On Changing World Coverage

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NEAL CONAN, host: This is TALK OF THE NATION. I'm Neal Conan in Washington. Congratulations, you are now the senior foreign editor at NPR, responsible for managing 17 bureaus around the world. So today, where do you devote those resources?

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From Our Listeners
12:00 pm
Tue October 25, 2011

Letters: Occupy Wall Street, Irrational Fears

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Education
12:00 pm
Tue October 25, 2011

Are Single-Sex Classrooms Better For Kids?

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NEAL CONAN, host: This is TALK OF THE NATION. I'm Neal Conan in Washington. The long-running debate on single-sex education erupted again last month when a report in the journal, Science, concluded that there's simply no empirical evidence that segregating boys and girls improves education, but that it can perpetuate sexist stereotypes and hinder social development, none of which convinced advocates on the other side.

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Your Money
12:00 pm
Tue October 25, 2011

Quitting Your Bank: Easier Said Than Done?

Originally published on Tue October 25, 2011 2:30 pm

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NEAL CONAN, host: Maybe it's new fees. The Bank of America recently decided to charge $5 a month to use a debit card or maybe it's just the size of the institution you bank with. If you decide to change for whatever reason, well, it may not be so easy. If you've tried to break up with your bank or have questions about doing that, give us a call, 800-989-8255. Email us, talk@npr.org. You can also join the conversation on our website. That's at npr.org. Click on TALK OF THE NATION.

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