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(CNN Student News) -- April 26, 2010

Media Literacy Question of the Day

In your opinion, how might news coverage of tragic events affect both the short-term and long-term reaction to those events? Explain.

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Immigration Law

According to the program: What are some of the provisions in Arizona's new immigration law? What concerns have been raised about this law? What order did Arizona's governor sign in an attempt to address those concerns?

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What statements were made in the report about Arizona's immigration law? With which of these statements do you agree, if either?

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Which groups do you think might support or oppose Arizona's immigration law? Explain your rationale.

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What role, if any, do you think that federal, state and local governments should play in implementing immigration laws? Explain.

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Mississippi Tornado

According to the report, what were some of the effects of a tornado that struck Mississippi over the weekend?

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According to CNN meteorologist Chad Myers: What can cause tornadoes? Why does the U.S. have more tornadoes than any other place on earth?

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What kind of aid do you think that National Guard members might be able to offer tornado victims? What other short-term and long-term needs do you think that victims of a tornado require? Explain.

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Hubble 20th Anniversary

What are some of the discoveries that have been made by the Hubble Space Telescope?

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In your opinion, what might be the potential significance of these discoveries?

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