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(CNN Student News) -- May 1, 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. General Motors plans to cease production of its __________ brand, which became famous for cars like the Bonneville and Trans Am.

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2. The tradition of marking a U.S. president's "first 100 days" dates back to President __________.

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3. A 5.6-magnitude earthquake struck near the Mexican resort city of __________ on Monday.

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4. On Sunday, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visited the country of __________, which is scheduled to hold elections in about six weeks.

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5. In a rematch of a 1993 football game that ended in a tie, __________ beat Easton, its rival high school.

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6. U.S. Admiral Michael Mullen says he is "very alarmed" by the growing threat of extremism in the nation of __________.

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7. U.S. Senator __________ of Pennsylvania announced that he is switching from the Republican Party to the Democratic Party.

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8. Hip-hop artist __________ offered two St. Louis high school seniors scholarships to Lindenwood University.

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9. U.S. automaker __________ declared bankruptcy on Thursday.

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10. People believe that Edgar Hernandez is "________," the first person to contract the H1N1 flu virus.

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