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Terror Alert: Code Orange

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Terror Alert: Code Orange

Terror Alert: Code Orange

Terror Alert: Code Orange

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NPR's Don Gonyea reports that the nation's state of alert has been raised to "high," or "orange," the second-highest level of terrorism preparedness. At a news conference this afternoon, Attorney General John Ashcroft said within the last 24 hours, the government has received credible word of possible threats.