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- n. current affairs; those events and issues of interest currently found in the news.
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Abby Gross is an editor in New York who teaches kids about current events via indykids.net.
CNN has been masterful at spinning the news into a wide variety of soft features: CNN and Co., a talk/news show pitched for women; Crossfire, presenting pugilistic exchanges about current events from the left-and right-wing perspectives; and the popular Larry King Live, an interview program that presents challenging issues in a stimulating and entertaining format.
Then I started piecing together the tidbits I had picked up on my first days on the job into a fabric that resembled something like an intelligent briefing about political current events from the Upper East Side of New York to Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.
I’ve spent the summer working on my tan, religiously watching a new soap opera called Santa Barbara my goal is to see every episode so I’ll have current events to discuss at school, and teaching myself how to play the recorder.
He discussed the matter with his former magazine partner, Colver, and suggested that if they could induce Mr. Beecher to write a weekly comment on current events for the newspapers it would make an auspicious beginning.