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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – March 2, 2004

Simultaneous attacks on Shiite Muslim shrines crowded with pilgrims in 2 Iraqi cities kill at least 143 people in the bloodiest day since the fall of Saddam Hussein

Hatian rebel leader Guy Philippe declares himself the new chief of Haiti’s military. In the Central African Republic, officials call on President Aristide to tone down his criticism of the U.S. rose in his ouster

Democratic Presidential candidate John Edwards is dropping out of the presidential race and will announce his decision tomorrow

Scattered reports of electronic voting glitches as California holds its first election wihout any of the old punch card machines

Senate Republicans scuttle a bill to immunize the gun industry from lawsuites after Democrats amended it to extend an assult weapons ban

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