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(CNN Student News) -- February 12, 2009

1. What action did the U.S. Congress take on President Barack Obama's stimulus plan yesterday? What is the final price tag of the bill?

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2. Which U.S. state is recovering from deadly tornadoes? What types of damage did the storms cause?

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3. Who is the new prime minister of Zimbabwe? What is the significance of his swearing in?

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4. Which U.S. president was born 200 years ago today? What do you think that the information presented in today's program says about this president's character?

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5. If you were given the task of creating a "Fast Facts" on a president, which president would you choose and why? What facts would you want to include about this president?

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6. According to the program, who declared victory in the recent Israeli election for prime minister?

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7 According to the segment, what approaches have previous Israeli prime ministers taken in dealing with Palestinians? In your opinion, what might the results of this week's election indicate about the current political direction of the country?

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8. What advice would you offer to the new Israeli prime minister regarding achieving peace in the Middle East? Explain your rationale.

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9. What advice regarding college tours is offered in the program? Which of this advice, if any, did you find useful?

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10. Are you planning to attend college after high school? If so, what criteria is important to you in choosing a college?

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