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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – April 14, 2004

Pentagon officials say they’re extending the tour of duty for some 21 thousand U.S. soldiers who have served a year in Iraq and were set to leave

U.S. warplanes strafe Fallujah as the nominal cease fire there threatens to disintegrate completely.. in southern Iraq, mediation may avert a U.S. assault on the holy city of Najaf, the haven for Shiite cleric Moqtada Al Sadr

In a historic policy shift, President Bush endorses Israel’s plan to permanently annex parts of the occupied West Bank

Business and insurance companies apparently have prevailed over injured workers as key details emerge of a deal to redo California’s workers compensation system

A thousand middle and high school students rally in Sacramento to protest the Governor’s plan to eliminate University outreach programs for underpriveleged students

South Africans line up for hours to vote in their third post Apartheid election

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