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9:33 AM The rocket landed in an open field near Ashkelon. No injuries or damage reported.
9:29 AM As a show of thanks for the Kadima-Labor decision to transfer 175 Million NIS to Gaza today, a rocket from Gaza was just launched at Ashkelon. Air Raid Sirens sounding around the city now.
9:14 AM Despite the rocket earlier today, Israel's Kadima-led government is insistent on transferring today 175 Million NIS to Gaza. Why are Tzippy Livni and Ehud Barak agreeing? Do they want to destroy all of the hard won deterrance of the IDF and prove that terror does pay?
9:10 AM Israel's Elections are closing in. JoeSettler posted below, "Will Likud be Israel's second largest party?" -- I'll be weighing in soon enough, either today or Sunday.
(reported earlier by Joe as well): Meanwhile, the ceasefire is going strong, as Hamas fired a rocket at Israel's Western Negev "Sha'ar HaNegev" region this morning. No injuries reported, but there is damage.
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