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October 2006
Weekly Reader News - Edition 3;10/13/2006, Vol. 76 Issue 6, p4
A quiz is presented regarding the articles published within the issue, which include one about the stopping of the production of the penny and another on the eruption of the Mayon Volcano in the Philippines.


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