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    about listening to NPR

    I cannot figure out some words while listening to a clip of the Hourly Newscast program from NPR.
    Could someone please be kind enough to help me by filling out the two blanks of the last paragraph which I wrote down after listening to the above-mentioned audio clip?

    Thanks in advance.

    Below is the URL of the above-mentioned audio clip of about 5 minute, MP3, 1114KB
    http://219.153.29.186/update/standar...prnews0329.mp3


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    There have been more protests over legislations that will crack down on illegal immigrants. On Capitol Hill, Washington about hundred demonstrators wore handcuffs to protest the proposals that will criminalize aid program for immigrants.
    In California, tens of thousands of students walked out of class today, hundreds more did the same in Dowlas. And crowds in Detroit converged to a downtown federal building. President Bush says the debate in Congress over how to change the nation's immigration law won't be easy. He laid out his broad ideas in a naturalization ceremony in Washington today calling for both tough enforcement and ways for undocumented workers to have jobs legally. NPR's David Green reports.
    The immigration debate is not break along party lines, and on Capitol Hill, some proposals could be more different. There're lawmakers who want to give undocumented workers a path to citizenship and the others who want to make being in US illegally a felony while building a new 700 mile fence along Mexico border. Mr. Bush called for a fair debate.
    "The immigration debate should be conducted in a civil and dignified way. No one should play on people's fears, or try to pit neighbors against each other."
    The president (2'15")_____________ Congress __________ over the details, but he says he wants to tighten enforcement along with the program that would allow illegal immigrants to apply for temporary work permits. As a chance of citizenship, Mr. Bush didn't rule out, but says undocumented immigrants working in US shouldn't be able to jump the line. David Green, NPR news, the White House.
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    Re: about listening to NPR

    letting and fight
    i went ahead and corrected your whole post..hope you don't mind. () means you added an extra s .. corrections in bold
    phillip
    Quote Originally Posted by aStudent
    There have been more protests over legislation() that would crack down on illegal immigrants. On Capitol Hill in Washington about one hundred demonstrators wore handcuffs to protest a proposal() that would criminalize aid programs for immigrants.
    In California, tens of thousands of students walked out of classes today, hundreds more did the same in Dallas, and crowds in Detroit converged on a downtown federal building. President Bush says the debate in Congress over how to change the nation's immigration laws won't be easy. He laid out his broad ideas at a naturalization ceremony in Washington today, calling for both tough enforcement and a way for for undocumented workers to have jobs legally. NPR's David Green reports.
    The immigration debate is not breaking along party lines, and on Capitol Hill, some proposals couldn't be more different. There're lawmakers who want to give undocumented workers a path to citizenship and there're others who want to make being in the US illegally a felony while building a new 700 mile fence on the Mexico border. Mr. Bush called for a fair debate.
    "The immigration debate should be conducted in a civil and dignified way. No one should play on people's fears, or try to pit neighbors against each other."
    The president's (2'15")____letting____ Congress ___fight___ over the details, but he says he wants tighter enforcement along with a program to allow illegal immigrants to apply for temporary work permits. As for the chance for citizenship, Mr. Bush didn't rule out, but said undocumented immigrants working in the US shouldn't be able to jump the line. David Green, NPR news, the White House.
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    Re: about listening to NPR

    Thank you, phillip, very much for your good answer.

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