The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – June 30, 2004

The U.S. army announces thousands more former soldiers could be ordered back to Iraq and in what officials concede could be a shock to many of them, who have been out of uniform for years…

A report by the investigative arm of Congress says that, in some key areas, post war Iraq is worse off today than it was before the overthrow of Saddam Hussein…

Secretary of State Colin Powell issues an ultimatum to Sudan over egregious human rights violations in the Darfur region — affecting more than a million people…

The Federal Reserve raises interest rates a quarter of a percent – the first hike in four years. . .

San Francisco officials unveil a 350 million dollar, ten year plan for the City’s chronically homeless population.

And the contract for Oakland schoolteachers expires today — talks are underway, but both sides reportedly remain far apart…

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