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(CNN Student News) -- September 16, 2009

Media Literacy Question of the Day

Do you think that sports organizations and athletes have an influence on the actions of their fans? If so, how? If not, why not?

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VP Makes Iraq Visit

What impact, if any, do you think that U.S. Vice President Joe Biden's visit to Iraq might have on that country's government and its leaders? Explain.

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Wilson Resolution

What is your opinion of the U.S. House of Representatives' decision to vote on a measure that criticizes Rep. Joe Wilson for his outburst during President Barack Obama's recent address to Congress?

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Cell Phone Risk?

What connections is a recent study making between cell phones and potentially serious health concerns?

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Why do you think that some scientists and policy makers say that they don't have enough data to make conclusions about the safety levels of radiation emitted from cell phones?

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Would scientific data about radiation emissions from cell phones influence your selection of a particular cell phone model? Why or why not?

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NASCAR Goes Green

In your opinion, what are the potential benefits and drawbacks of the ecologically friendly practices mentioned in the report?

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What impact, if any, do you think that NASCAR's adoption of ecologically friendly practices might have on its fans and on the environment?

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Can you think of any other public settings that could adopt environmentally friendly practices? If so, what are they, and what practices could they adopt?

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Do you think that "green" jobs, similar to Mike Lynch's position at NASCAR, will have significant growth in the future? Why or why not?

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