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World Views
4:30 pm
Fri December 26, 2014

World Views: December 26, 2014

Suzette Grillot and Rebecca Cruise discuss day-after-Christmas traditions around the world, and Joshua Landis provides an update on how economies around the world have fared during 2014.

Then, a conversation with photojournalist and activist Paula Allen. For a quarter century, she has chronicled the stories of these women during and after the search for their missing family members. She published her photos in the book Flowers in the Desert.

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World Views
11:53 am
Fri December 26, 2014

A Look At Day-After-Christmas Holidays Around The World

Shoppers lining up at the Chadstone Shopping Centre just outside Melbourne, Australia - December 26, 2007.
avlxyz Flickr

The United Kingdom and many Commonwealth countries typically celebrate Boxing Day every December 26. The tradition of giving servants and tradespeople a "Christmas box" of food and gifts from their employers dates back to the Middle Ages.

In South Africa, the holiday was officially renamed the Day of Goodwill in 1994. But in other European countries, December 26 is celebrated as "Second Christmas Day" - an entirely different holiday.

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Holiday
2:27 pm
Fri March 15, 2013

Free Rides Offered for St. Patrick's Day Partiers

A St. Patrick's party participant decked out for the holiday.
Credit Suz-tan / Flickr Creative Commons

AAA Oklahoma is offering rides to drivers who have had too much to drink over the St. Patrick’s Day holiday.

The service begins Sunday at 4 a.m. and continues through early Monday morning in metro Tulsa and Oklahoma City, and also in Ardmore, Bartlesville, Enid, Lawton, Muskogee, Shawnee and Tahlequah.

“Too many times, we hear of Oklahomans getting into trouble when they attempt to drive after drinking,” said Chuck Mai, spokesman for AAA Oklahoma.

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