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USAToday reports that the US Bureau of Engraving and Printing has decided to delay the introduction of the redesigned $20 bill because of the war with Iraq and security concerns in the US.

The bill was ready to be introduced next week, but now will go into circulation in May.

The makeover was designed to thwart high-tech counterfeiters. The new version of the bill introduces color to US currency, and $20 bill is first in a series of redesigns because the $20 bill is the most counterfeited note in the United States.
KC's View:
It is also soon to be the most used bill in the US, since the way things are going it’s going to $20 for a gallon of gasoline…