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(CNN Student News) -- January 16, 2009

Get a clue -- Use each of the following clues to figure out the person, place or thing that is being described from stories you saw on CNN Student News this week. Write your answers in the space provided.

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1. Roland Burris was sworn in as a member of this legislative body following an Illinois Supreme Court ruling.

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2. The CDC is investigating an outbreak of this disease, which has affected people in 42 U.S. states.

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3. The Tourism Board of Queensland is seeking an island caretaker for this aquatic landmark.

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4. Experts blamed a drop in this economic indicator on bad news from the banking industry and a report that retail sales dipped in December.

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5. Senator Hillary Clinton is Barack Obama's nominee for this presidential Cabinet post.

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6. This organization is proposing a nationwide ban on all cell phone use while driving.

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7. This term means an unreasonable fear or hatred of anyone or anything that is foreign or strange.

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8. A team of engineers launched a flying car on a 3,700-mile journey from London to this African city.

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9. Everyone aboard a U.S. Airways flight survived after the plane crashed into this body of water.

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10. He is the youngest man to ever win the Nobel Peace Prize.

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