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(CNN Student News) -- May 13, 2008

1. According to the program: Where in China did a 7.9-magnitude earthquake hit yesterday? What damage did the quake cause? What type of rescue efforts are underway?

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2. What are your thoughts and feelings regarding this tragedy? Have you ever experienced an earthquake? If so, how did you react?

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3. According to the report, where have some of the deadliest earthquakes in recent history taken place? In your view, how does the recent earthquake in China compare to these quakes?

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4. In your opinion, what are the greatest short-term and long-term problems facing the earthquake survivors in China? What supplies and assistance do you think that they need most?

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5. What change has the U.S. Postal Service made to the price of first-class stamps?

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6. What impact, if any, might this proposed rate increase have on you? What is the most you would be willing to spend on a first-class postage stamp, and why?

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7. Whose image has been pictured more times on U.S. stamps than anyone else? Whose image do you think should be on future first-class stamps, and why?

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8. Who are some of the U.S. Postal Service's competitors? What do you think might happen to the postal system in the future? Discuss.

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9. Who is Bob Barr and what U.S. political party's presidential nomination is he seeking? According to the report, why is he running?

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10. What are the two main political parties in the U.S.? In your opinion, do these two parties adequately represent the interests of most Americans? State your rationale.

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