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(CNN Student News) -- September 1, 2009

The Media Literacy Question of the Day

What methods do you think might be the most effective for California authorities to announce a mandatory evacuation? How would you create and distribute an evacuation announcement?

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Wildfires Worsen

Why do you think that some people might refuse to leave during a mandatory evacuation?

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What role do you think that a state's governor should play during a natural disaster?

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Shuttle Mission

How would you characterize the working conditions on the international space station? Would you want to spend months working on the ISS? Why or why not?

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Afghan Election Complaints

What impact, if any, do you think that the complaints filed about the Afghan voting process will have on the outcome of the election?

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Do you think that election officials should be required to resolve complaints before certifying election results? Why or why not?

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Disney Buys Marvel

In your opinion, what impact, if any, will Disney's purchase of Marvel Comics have on the two companies?

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Would you be more likely to travel to a Walt Disney theme park if it featured characters from Marvel comic books? Why or why not?

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College Health Care

Do you think that colleges should mandate health insurance coverage? Why or why not?

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Do you think that the cost of the student health plan at the University of Maryland is worth the benefits? Why or why not?

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Recession Gardening

What do you think might be the benefits and drawbacks of growing your own food?

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