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(CNN Student News) -- February 6, 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. Deadly ice and snow storms slammed this U.S. state, leaving thousands of residents without power for days.

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2. Some students in this Asian country are learning English by listening to U.S. President Barack Obama's speeches.

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3. A group of engineering students from Michigan invented this device to aid their disabled teacher.

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4. He was the first African-American to travel into space.

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5. Workers in Peoria, Illinois were hit hard when this manufacturing company announced over 20,000 layoffs worldwide.

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6. This U.S. legislative body scaled back "Buy American" provisions in the economic stimulus bill.

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7. This island nation is battling rising waters in the South Pacific.

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8. This group demanded that music and TVs be removed from buses in parts of northwestern Pakistan.

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9. Major League Baseball dedicated its 1997 season to him.

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10. U.S. Airways flight 1549 crash landed in this New York body of water last month.

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