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Peace Demonstrations Lead to Casualties in Oakland

NPR's Richard Gonzales reports on an anti-war demonstration today in Oakland, Calif., that police put down using non-lethal bullets, beanbags and concussion grenades. Several dockworkers who were not part of the demonstration were injured; they say the police used too much force.

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Richard Gonzales is NPR's National Desk Correspondent based in San Francisco. Along with covering the daily news of region, Gonzales' reporting has included medical marijuana, gay marriage, drive-by shootings, Jerry Brown, Willie Brown, the U.S. Ninth Circuit, the California State Supreme Court and any other legal, political, or social development occurring in Northern California relevant to the rest of the country.