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(CNN Student News) -- March 9, 2009

1. How many U.S service men and women are currently serving in Iraq? How many U.S. troops are expected to leave that country by this fall? What reason does the U.S. military give for being able to redeploy these troops?

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2. What was the target of a deadly suicide bombing in Baghdad yesterday? Why do you think that the bombers selected this particular target? In your opinion, what impact might this attack have on the overall security and stability of Baghdad?

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3. According to the program: What industries cut jobs in February? How many jobs have been lost during the current recession?

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4. According to the report: What has President Barack Obama stated about the U.S. economic crisis? What has been the response from Democratic and Republican lawmakers?

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5. What is the current U.S. unemployment rate? What percent of U.S. teenagers are currently unemployed?

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6. Are you employed or currently looking for work? In your opinion: What kinds of jobs are available for people in your age group? What challenges do teenagers face in looking for work?

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7. What are some of the environmentally friendly practices that Tad Mitchell has implemented in his Atlanta restaurant?

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8. According to the report, what are some of the benefits of the small wind turbine that Mitchell has installed? Can you think of other institutions that might benefit from environmentally friendly practices? If so, what are these practices, and how would the institutions benefit from them?

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9. According to the segment, what action did customers of a Bethesda, Maryland bank take after witnessing a bank robbery?

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10. What did a police spokesperson say about the customers' actions? What is your opinion of their actions?

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