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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – June 4, 2004

President Bush hears it on the streets and at the Vatican in Rome as tens of thousands of Italians demonstrate against the war and occupation of Iraq.. and the Pope calls for Iraqis to be given back their country

In Baghdad a bomb attack on an army patrol kills five U.S. soldiers and wounds five others …the fatalities bring U.S. combat deaths in Iraq to over 600

The nation’s official unemployment rate holds steady but the economy creates almost a quarter million jobs last month.. President Bush says the new jobs show his economic policies are working

After 25 days the fast for education in Sacramento comes to an end after Governor Schwarzenneger agrees to sign legislation reducing the interest charged on loans to bankrupt schools and to come see for himself in the West Contra Costa County school district

Service cots for the poor and the uninsured in Alameda County under the County administrator’s proposed budget

The 15th anniversary of the massacre at China’s Tianamen Square

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