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(CNN Student News) -- January 29, 2009

1. What is the status of President Barack Obama's economic stimulus bill? According to the report, why is President Obama pushing for its urgent passage?

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2. According to the segment: What concerns have congressional Republicans raised about the economic stimulus package? How did congressional Republicans vote on the bill yesterday?

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3. What is the next step for the proposed law? How do you expect the bill to fare? Explain.

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4. What is infrastructure? What are some examples of infrastructure that are mentioned in the program?

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5. What are the results of the American Society of Civil Engineers' latest report on America's infrastructure? What are some of the specific infrastructure problems that are highlighted in the report?

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6. Which infrastructure projects do you think that the government should make a priority? Explain.

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7. What impact do concussions have on people's brains? How many concussions does former NFL player Ted Johnson estimate that he has suffered? According to the report, what side effects has Johnson suffered as a result of these concussions?

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8. According to the segment: What new information has been revealed about the long-term implications of concussions? What are Dr. Ann McKee's recommendations regarding head injuries, based on these findings?

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9. What statement has the NFL released regarding the long-term effects of concussions?

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10. Have you or anyone you know ever suffered a concussion? If so, describe the experience and treatment that was sought, if any.

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