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November 13, 2015
Three stories tied to events in the Middle East start off our show today. We're covering an offensive against ISIS in Iraq, a deadly bombing in the capital of Lebanon, and an award ceremony for a retired U.S. soldier who served in Afghanistan. We're featuring an in-depth report on how mobile technology is challenging media companies. And a deft dog goes for a skateboarding record.
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1. What two places, whose leaders are President Xi Jinping and President Ma Ying-jeou, have been rivals since 1949?
2. What is the name of the proposed oil pipeline that the Obama Administration recently rejected?
3. NASA's MAVEN mission involves a satellite that is studying what planet?
4. Name the American university whose president recently resigned over racial issues at its Columbia campus.
5. As reported Tuesday, several U.S. businesses are considering satellites as a means of giving billions of people access to what?
6. What U.S. state has nine of the 10 most expensive housing markets in America, though overall, it's not the most expensive state in which to buy a home?
7. What is known as Veterans Day today had a different name when it became a U.S. national holiday in 1938. What was this name?
8. Name the U.S. national burial ground where the Tomb of the Unknowns is located.
9. Only one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World is still standing. What is it?
10. What award did (Ret.) Army Capt. Florent Groberg receive on Thursday for his heroic actions in Afghanistan?
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