Terror tip lines may encourage profiling

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http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/chi-0304170265apr17,1,1450894.story?coll=chi%2Dnewsnationworld%2Dhed Electronic billboards in the Washington, D.C., area have been urging people to report terrorism tips on toll-free numbers. The Chicago Tribune notes that several other places, including New York City and state, Massachusetts and the federal government, have established similar tip lines. Law-enforcement officials view them as another source for collecting intelligence. But the Tribune says it appears the lines have led to . . .

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