Numbers: Aug. 7, 2006

36% Percentage of Americans surveyed last year who said Iraq had weapons of mass destruction when the U.S. invaded in 2003

50% Percentage of Americans surveyed this year who say that Iraq had weapons of mass destruction when the U.S. invaded in 2003

$10 Hourly minimum wage required of big retailers--such as Target and Wal-Mart--in Chicago under an ordinance passed by the city council last week

$5.15 Federal minimum wage, which has not been increased since 1997

$7.63 Minimum wage in Washington, the highest of any state

1,000 Estimated age, in years, of a leatherbound Irish book of psalms, written in...

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