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America prepares for terror threat

Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley Wednesday said his city was as prepared as any other for terrorism and urged citizens to go about their normal lives and remain calm after possible war begins in Iraq. “People don’t make things worse,” said a grim-faced mayor from the city’s 911 emergency center on the West Side. “I just want the people of Chicago to know we are prepared for this as much as any other city can be.” As he did during the Persian Gulf War 12 years earlier, Daley warned people against engaging in acts of retribution or discrimination against Arab-Americans, saying there is no room for religious intolerance using war in the Middle East as an excuse. Full Story

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