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Terror Warnings Prompt Precautions

In New York City and in Washington, D.C., a federal alert and a message attributed to Osama bin Laden prompted many to take disaster-preparation steps — and admit to a few jitters. Police were wary, closing major bridges when a package seemed out of place or license plates didn’t match. The public was on guard, too: New Yorkers were calling police with terror tips at nearly three times last month’s rate. National Guardsmen stood watch under the vaulted ceiling of New York City’s Grand Central Terminal. Police with bomb-detecting dogs scanned the crowd. Yet in both places, many people said they were unafraid and determined to go about their lives. Full Story

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