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(CNN Student News) -- January 30, 2009

Fill in the blank - The following sentences relate to events that were covered this week on CNN Student News. See if you can identify the missing element from each sentence. Write your answers in the space provided.

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1. China celebrated the beginning of the Year of the ______ on January 26.

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2. James Naismith invented the game of _____________.

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3. Some products made from processed ____________ are being recalled due to a salmonella outbreak.

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4. Caterpillar, Sprint, Home Depot and other corporations announced a total of over 70,000 _________on Monday.

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5. __________ is the nickname for political pet projects that are added to government bills.

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6. The U.S. House of Representatives passed President Barack Obama's $819 billion dollar _____________________ bill.

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7. The U.S. ____________ earned low grades on a recent report by the American Society of Civil Engineers.

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8. A new study of athletes' brains indicates that suffering from repeated ________ could lead to long-term damage.

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9. The Illinois Senate voted unanimously to remove Governor _____________ from office.

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10. Workers in the country of __________ staged protests against their government's response to the global economic crisis.

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