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Najaf Showdown: Fierce fighting erupts in Najaf as a radical anti-American cleric apparently nixes a cease-fire deal. We’ll get a live report from FOX News’ Caroline Shively.

Has al-Sadr (search) gone back on his word? Retired U.S. Army Col. David Hunt, FOX News military analyst.

Bear Scare: A man says he was only protecting his family. But the Kentucky Department of Wildlife says he broke the law when he shot a black bear in his yard.

Plus, it’s unbelievable, but true: A seven-year-old girl is being put on trial in Georgia for beating up a five-year-old boy! “DaySide” is on the case. Stan Copeland, chief deputy of the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, and Orlando Martinez, former commissioner of the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice, explain how it came to this.

Border Danger: We’ll have the latest on the “DaySide” investigation into the sharp increase of Arab men trying to cross the border from Mexico with Walter Purdy, director of the Terrorism Research Center.

Swift Response: Should John Kerry have to defend his the truthfulness of his war record? We’ll get a fair and balanced debate from FOX News political analysts Rich Lowry, editor of the National Review, and Rich Masters, Democratic strategist.

Cash for Grades: Should public schools offer cash rewards to kids who get good grades? One city school district is doing just that. See if you agree…

Those stories and the latest editions of Only on Fox and Stupid Criminals on today's edition of "DaySide with Linda Vester."

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