Numbers: Feb. 23, 2004

250,000 Number of complaints received by the FCC in 2003 about broadcast indecency, up from 346 in 2001

$275,000 The proposed fine the FCC may levy against a network, a tenfold hike from the amount currently allowed

3% Percentage rise in the U.S. infant-mortality rate for the year 2001-02

1958 The last year an increase in infant mortality was recorded

500 Number of cases in which evidence from FBI bullet tests has been used in court

20% Estimated error rate of such tests, according to a new National Research Council study

32% Percentage of Oreo cookie eaters who take...

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