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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – September 7, 2004

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A grim milestone in the war in Iraq as the number of U.S. fatalities passes one
thousand…. 16 American soldiers have been slain in the past two days
and the number of U.S. wounded is close to 7000

Palestinian Prime Minister Ahmed Qureia condemns an Israeli airstrike
that kills 14 Hamas militants in Gaza. . . . .Queria says retaliation by Hamas
would be justified

Congress is back in action after its summer recess to take up the intelligence recommendations of the September 11th Commission. …but it
apparently won’t renew the ban on assault weapons

The Congressional Budget Office predicts the federal’ budget deficit will
hit a record of 422 million dollars

A call for a federal judge to examine the labor contract of the State’s
prison guards

A Modesto man liable in the murder of Archbishop Oscar Romero in El
Salvador