Numbers: Jun. 26, 2000

73 Percentage increase in near collisions on U.S. airport runways since 1993, with 321 close calls last year

11 Percentage increase in takeoffs and landings in the U.S. since 1993

$100,000 Estimated value of a coin found last week with a George Washington-quarter front and a Sacagawea-dollar back, the first mistake of its kind in the U.S. Mint's 208-year history

20 Days after filing for bankruptcy an Arkansas man paid a bank $1 for the coin

22.4 Percentage of U.S. children living in poverty, second highest (after Mexico) in a survey of industrialized nations

2.6 Percentage of Swedish children living in...

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