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Republican Guard Heads Toward U.S. Marines

A large contingent of Saddam Hussein's most battle-ready forces, along with 1,000 vehicles, moves toward U.S. Marines in central Iraq. Marine officers say the elite Republican Guard units are heading south out of Baghdad on a route that avoids advancing U.S. Army forces, taking them directly to the Marines. Hear NPR News.

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