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CNN 2012-01-16

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 First up, it's round two in the US presidential primary season. Eastern race for the Republican nomination1 moves to New Hampshire. - and - were predicting a possible record turn up for yesterday's primary. Around two hundred and fifty thousand voters were expected cast ballots2. new Hampshire holds the nation's first primary, the two small towns there really get jump on things. Dixville Notch3 and Hart's Location open their polls just after midnight, although they don't have that many register voters. For example, Dixville Notch, former Massachusetts governor Mitt4 Romney and former Utah governor Jon Hunstman tied for first, they had two votes each. And in Hart's Location, Romney beat down US representative Ron Paul five votes to four. As the result start to coming last night, CNN projected the former governor Romney would win the contest. It was expected coming first, so a big question with how the other Republican candidates would finish. CNN projected representative Paul would coming second and former governor Hunstman would coming third. If you are looking for the full results for New Hampshire, you can get them out from our website, go to the spotlight5 section that's cnnstudentnews.com and click on the CNN election center link, we have more the New Hampshire primary in tomorrow show.

Today shotout goes out Mr.Anderson's and Ms.Egger's social study classes at Groves6 academy and St.Louis Park, Minnesota. What's the term of financial aid that the government gives to people or groups? You know what to do? Is it Subsidy7, Commodity, Dividend8 or Share? You got three seconds, go. That's government financial aid is called a subsidy. That's your answer and that's your shotout.
Subsidy is designed make products more affordable9 for people. The flip10 side is that if you remove the subsidy the cost of product will likely go up. That's what happening in African nation of Nigeria where the governments stop giving out fuel subsidies11. The price of fuel shut where leading many Nigerians to protest against the decision in the whole nation wide strike. - at - has more of what's going on in Nigeria. "The streets in Africa is the biggest twelve producer exploded with the anger Monday over the doubling of the price of gas for the removable public subsidy. A notional wide strike bombed the country to a -. In many - to the streets, they - the government restored the subsidy leading to violent crashes between protesters and police with some reports of injuries and death. The president Goodluck Jonathan told Nigerians the government needs to invest money saved to build up country's probably intro structure. Some international experts believe the major will help Nigerian growth economy" "If they have been - to try, it's actually subsidy removable. And perhaps they can push for the electricity firm too. If they do that, Nigeria grows in - seventy percent a year, it could be up ten or eleven percent." "But for most Nigerians, living on two dollars a day, the price reform is unbearable12. Since removing the gas subsidy in January 1st, the price of petrol has doubled to about eight cents a liter, driving up the cost of most basic goods in services and most Nigerians believe the vanishing fuel subsidies will only - planning the - politicians not securing their country's future. -, CNN,-.
Fuel is pretty expensive in Nome, Alaska too. It sells from six dollars gallon there. Part the reason is because it's hard to be get fuel into Nome. You can delivery by land. The last major fuel shipment couldn't get in by sea icer. There were heavy winter storm hammering Alaska's west coast and made a delivery a fuel impossible. See there are trying something that's never been done before, supplying fuel to Nome through sea ice. The ship front here is coast guard ice breaker, it's clearing a way for Russian tanker13 ship. The two can - Nome as early as tomorrow. The tanker is carrying more than a million gallons of fuel. Right now, Nome hasn't enough to last through march, but officials will worried if they will wait until then, it might be even more difficult to make delivery through the ice.
From the largest US state, we are heading to the second biggest now Texas has been suffered through severe drought. In fact, experts say 2011 was the driest year ever for Texas. At earlier this week, parts of state suffered from the opposite a severe weather. Huge storms that at least two confirmed tornadoes14 at Huston area. Some spots got up six inches of rain. It's in fact it's head on the roads. Cars get stark15 in the water, hundreds of divers16 was strained by flash flood. Fire department was called out to rescue some of them, but in some areas, the water with actually too high for the emergency vehicles.

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1 nomination BHMxw     
n.提名,任命,提名权
参考例句:
  • John is favourite to get the nomination for club president.约翰最有希望被提名为俱乐部主席。
  • Few people pronounced for his nomination.很少人表示赞成他的提名。
2 ballots 06ecb554beff6a03babca6234edefde4     
n.投票表决( ballot的名词复数 );选举;选票;投票总数v.(使)投票表决( ballot的第三人称单数 )
参考例句:
  • They're counting the ballots. 他们正在计算选票。 来自《简明英汉词典》
  • The news of rigged ballots has rubbed off much of the shine of their election victory. 他们操纵选票的消息使他们在选举中获得的胜利大为减色。 来自《简明英汉词典》
3 notch P58zb     
n.(V字形)槽口,缺口,等级
参考例句:
  • The peanuts they grow are top-notch.他们种的花生是拔尖的。
  • He cut a notch in the stick with a sharp knife.他用利刃在棒上刻了一个凹痕。
4 mitt Znszwo     
n.棒球手套,拳击手套,无指手套;vt.铐住,握手
参考例句:
  • I gave him a baseball mitt for his birthday.为祝贺他的生日,我送给他一只棒球手套。
  • Tom squeezed a mitt and a glove into the bag.汤姆把棒球手套和手套都塞进袋子里。
5 spotlight 6hBzmk     
n.公众注意的中心,聚光灯,探照灯,视听,注意,醒目
参考例句:
  • This week the spotlight is on the world of fashion.本周引人瞩目的是时装界。
  • The spotlight followed her round the stage.聚光灯的光圈随着她在舞台上转。
6 groves eb036e9192d7e49b8aa52d7b1729f605     
树丛,小树林( grove的名词复数 )
参考例句:
  • The early sun shone serenely on embrowned groves and still green fields. 朝阳宁静地照耀着已经发黄的树丛和还是一片绿色的田地。
  • The trees grew more and more in groves and dotted with old yews. 那里的树木越来越多地长成了一簇簇的小丛林,还点缀着几棵老紫杉树。
7 subsidy 2U5zo     
n.补助金,津贴
参考例句:
  • The university will receive a subsidy for research in artificial intelligence.那个大学将得到一笔人工智能研究的补助费。
  • The living subsidy for senior expert's family is included in the remuneration.报酬已包含高级专家家人的生活补贴。
8 dividend Fk7zv     
n.红利,股息;回报,效益
参考例句:
  • The company was forced to pass its dividend.该公司被迫到期不分红。
  • The first quarter dividend has been increased by nearly 4 per cent.第一季度的股息增长了近 4%。
9 affordable kz6zfq     
adj.支付得起的,不太昂贵的
参考例句:
  • The rent for the four-roomed house is affordable.四居室房屋的房租付得起。
  • There are few affordable apartments in big cities.在大城市中没有几所公寓是便宜的。
10 flip Vjwx6     
vt.快速翻动;轻抛;轻拍;n.轻抛;adj.轻浮的
参考例句:
  • I had a quick flip through the book and it looked very interesting.我很快翻阅了一下那本书,看来似乎很有趣。
  • Let's flip a coin to see who pays the bill.咱们来抛硬币决定谁付钱。
11 subsidies 84c7dc8329c19e43d3437248757e572c     
n.补贴,津贴,补助金( subsidy的名词复数 )
参考例句:
  • European agriculture ministers failed to break the deadlock over farm subsidies. 欧洲各国农业部长在农业补贴问题上未能打破僵局。
  • Agricultural subsidies absorb about half the EU's income. 农业补贴占去了欧盟收入的大约一半。 来自《简明英汉词典》
12 unbearable alCwB     
adj.不能容忍的;忍受不住的
参考例句:
  • It is unbearable to be always on thorns.老是处于焦虑不安的情况中是受不了的。
  • The more he thought of it the more unbearable it became.他越想越觉得无法忍受。
13 tanker xqawA     
n.油轮
参考例句:
  • The tanker took on 200,000 barrels of crude oil.油轮装载了二十万桶原油。
  • Heavy seas had pounded the tanker into three parts.汹涌的巨浪把油轮撞成三载。
14 tornadoes d428421c5237427db20a5bcb22937389     
n.龙卷风,旋风( tornado的名词复数 )
参考例句:
  • Tornadoes, severe earthquakes, and plagues create wide spread havoc. 龙卷风、大地震和瘟疫成普遍的毁坏。 来自互联网
  • Meteorologists are at odds over the working of tornadoes. 气象学者对龙卷风的运动方式看法不一。 来自互联网
15 stark lGszd     
adj.荒凉的;严酷的;完全的;adv.完全地
参考例句:
  • The young man is faced with a stark choice.这位年轻人面临严峻的抉择。
  • He gave a stark denial to the rumor.他对谣言加以完全的否认。
16 divers hu9z23     
adj.不同的;种种的
参考例句:
  • He chose divers of them,who were asked to accompany him.他选择他们当中的几个人,要他们和他作伴。
  • Two divers work together while a standby diver remains on the surface.两名潜水员协同工作,同时有一名候补潜水员留在水面上。
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