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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – April 7, 2004

Fighting rages in Fallujah for a fourth day between resistance forces and U.S. occupation troops – who drop a 500 pound bomb on a Mosque compound

Across Southern Iraq, Simultaneous battles between supporters of Shiite Cleric Al Sadr and U.S. Allied Troops

Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld says U.S. commanders are considering whether to send more troops – but dismisses the Iraqi fighters as "a few thugs, gangs, and terrorists"

Senior Democratic Senator Robert Byrd says he hears echoes of Vietnam and warns that increasing the numbers of U.S. troops will only suck the U.S. deeper into the quicksand

Anti-war activists return to the Oakland docks today – a year after Oakland Police unleashed sublethal weapons on peaceful protestors – injuring dozens

Inglewood voters reject by a 2-1 margin a ballot measure that would have allowed Wal-Mart to build a sprawling shopping center

A new online daily newspaper is launched in San Francisco as a direct antidote to the San Francisco Chronicle

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