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Most popular stories on CapeTalk in November 2019 (a fascinating lookback)

18 December 2019 11:05 AM
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These are the stories we couldn't get enough of on CapeTalk as year started drawing to a close in 2019.

The year (in fact, the decade!) is almost done and dusted.

Does it seem like time is speeding up?

These were the most-read articles on CapeTalk in November 2019:

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18 December 2019 11:05 AM
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