Americans angry, confident following Boston Marathon bombings

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The news media may have gotten themselves in an uproar over the Boston Marathon bombings, but not so most Americans, who have proved to be stalwarts in the aftermath.

“As a result of the Boston Marathon bombings, will you change the way you lead your everyday life?” asks a Fox News poll of 600 conducted after the terrorist attacks.

The answer: 81 percent said “no.”

“How worried are you that terrorist attacks might take place where you live or work?” the poll also asks. The answer: 65 percent of the respondents said they were not worried.

“Which of the following best describes how you feel about the bombings?” the poll asks. The answer: 58 percent of the respondents said they were “angry.”

“How confident are you that government authorities will catch those responsible” Answer: 79 percent say the bombers will be caught.

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