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    Drivetime Friday 8 February 2013

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    Mary Wilson presents an information packed evening news magazine with all the stories of the day
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    Demonstrations in Tunisia

    Wednesday's assassination of left wing politician Chokri Belaid has thrown the country into turmoil. Protesters are gathering in the streets as an increasingly shaky government struggles to maintain order. Journalist Mischa Benoit Lavelle reports from Tunis.
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    Regional Newspaper Review

    Dave O'Connell's pick of the week's regional and local newspapers
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    Paddy Duffy's radio column

    ...and this week, Paddy's feeling a little sorry for Strabane
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    This Week in History

    Pauric Dempsey marks 30 years since the disappearance of Shergar
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    Fracking in the USA Part 1

    In the first of two reports, Carole Coleman hears from both sides of the debate on shale drilling or fracking

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    First Day At School

    The Benhaffaf twins, who were conjoined at birth, started school on Thursday. We spoke to their proud mother, Angie.

    Virginia Shootings

    Two journalists were shot dead while live on TV in Virginia in the United States on Wednesday. Mary spoke to Irish reporter, James Mahon who now works as a TV reporter in Virginia.

    The Migrant Trail

    They walk, they cycle, they try to get on trains. We trace the migrant trail that thousands have taken in recent months.

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