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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – April 12, 2004

A shaky ceasefire in Fallujah is interrupted by sporadic clashes between U.S. occupation troops and resistance fighters.. The toll of dead and wounded Iraqis over the past week nears 2,000

U.S. occupation officials maintain their tough stance towards Shiite cleric Moqtada Al Sadr, saying they seek to locate, capture, or kill him

More than 40 foreigners have been taken hostage in recent days in Iraq, a dozen are released

Attorney General John Ashcroft and former FBI director Louis Freeh will be called to testify this week before the panel investigating the September 11th attacks

Nearly 1 million signatures are turned in to qualify an initiative that would put a surcharge on telephones to fund emergency rooms, community clinics, and other health care needs

A gender-equity measure seeks to increase fines on California employers who discriminate against women in employement and wages

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