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NewsDepth for March 6, 2013

Posted Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Season: 2012-2013, Episode: 22

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This Week's News Quiz

This Week's Questions

QUESTION #1
In 1965, marchers were turned back in Selma, Alabama as they crossed the Edmund Pettus Bridge. For what cause were they marching?

ANSWER: Voting rights

QUESTION #2
The 41st Iditarod Dog Sled Race is underway in Alaska. In what city does it end, and on what body of water is that city found?

ANSWER: Nome, on the Bering Sea

QUESTION #3
DJ Robbie Wilde works in the music industry, yet he is deaf. How does he “hear” the music?

ANSWER: He sees the music on his computer and feels it through its vibrations

Last Week's Answers

QUESTION #1
The United States wrestling team was greeted warmly in Iran. What is the capital of Iran?

ANSWER: Tehran

QUESTION #2
A Cleveland green house is growing lettuce without soil. What do we call this method of growing plants?

ANSWER: Hydroponic gardening

QUESTION #3
Millionaire Dennis Tito hopes to lead a venture to Mars. How long did our story say it would take to reach Mars and return?

ANSWER: 501 days

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A valuable source of current events for thousands of Ohio third through eighth grade students, this weekly news program helps teachers meet state academic content standards in language arts, social studies, and more while linking Ohio students with the world. Learn more about NewsDepth.

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Meet the Hosts!

Rick Jackson has been the host of NewsDepth for several years. He is joined by co-host Ida Lieszkovszky. They both work as reporters, producers and hosts at WVIZ/PBS ideastream in Cleveland. Learn more about Rick and Ida!

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NewsDepth is a production of WVIZ/PBS ideastream. NewsDepth is made possible in part by a grant from the Martha Holden Jennings Foundation and the Fairmount Minerals Foundation.