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    Drivetime Wednesday 2 January 2013

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    Philip Boucher-Hayes presents an information packed evening news magazine with all the stories of the day

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    Child Benefit Cuts and Childcare Alternatives

    Child benefit cuts kick in today - how will this affect families and what childcare alternatives are on offer. Jim Power, chief economist with Friends First discusses the options.

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    Murder of Aid Workers in Pakistan

    The funerals have taken place of the seven aid workers who were gunned down on their way home from a children's community centre yesterday. Victor Mallet, South Asia Burerau Chief with the Financial Times discusses the unfolding situation in Pakistan.

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    The Migrant Trail

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