Numbers: Feb. 17, 2003

600,000 Number of people expected to flee Iraq in the event of a U.S.-led invasion

50% Percentage of refugees expected to head to Iran

57,400 Jobs lost in Chicago last year, the most of any major American city

22,000 Number of new jobs in Riverside--San Bernardino, Calif., the most in the country

63% Percentage of high school seniors who are accepted at their first-choice college

80% Percentage accepted at their first choice in 1977

$11.2 million Damages awarded to former employee of Leona Helmsley; a jury found that the hotelier had fired him because he is gay

$3.2 billion to $4...

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