Numbers: Nov. 10, 2003

7.2% Growth rate of the U.S. economy in the last fiscal quarter, the fastest since 1984

9 million Number of Americans listed as unemployed at the end of the same period, a rate of 6.1%

2 hrs. Average amount of time each day that children 6 and younger sit in front of a television set, computer or video game

39 min. Time that children spend reading or being read to

2,792 Official death toll from the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center, recorded in almanacs and history books

2,752 Revised tally released last week after an investigation by a New...

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