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Bush reassures nation on terror threat

President George W. Bush on Saturday reassured an American public nervous over the heightened terror threat alert, saying the government will act with focus and determination to keep the nation safe. “We are gathering the best information possible, and using it to make sure the right people are in the right places to protect our citizens,” Bush said during his radio address to the nation. The Bush administration last week raised the national terrorist threat level to orange, or “high,” the second highest level of the Department of Homeland Security’s five point color-coded threat scale. Administration officials said an increase in intelligence indicated an attack against the United States or U.S. interests abroad were likely, possibly this week. The heightened threat level spurred many people in major cities and elsewhere to begin stockpiling water, plastic sheeting, duct tape and food after the Homeland Security Department issued fact sheets on what to do in the event of a biological or chemical attack. Full Story

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