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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – April 8, 2004

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National Security Advisor Condoleeza Rice before the September 11th Commission for 3 hours today.. Rice insists President Bush fully understood the threat of terrorism before September 11th, 2001.. But she says there was no silver bullet that could have prevented the deadliest attacks ever on American soil

Four more American soldiers killed in Iraq – 40 have died this week in fighting in and around Falluja and in the southern part of the country where a Shiite militia has seized partial control of three cities.. More than 460 Iraqis have been slain

Police arrest 25 people, including Delores Huerta of the United Farmworkers Union, as they block a street in Palm Springs demanding workplace rights and union representation at a casino owned by a wealthy Indian tribe

A dire prediction of the medical situation in West Contra Costa County if Doctors San Pablo Hospital is forced to shut down

A group if injured workers and their advocates blast provisions of Governor Schwarzenneger’s plan to overhaul the State’s Workers’ Compensation System

Lawmakers denounce the Clear Act – it would force State and local law enforcement officials to act as federal immigration agents