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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – November 4, 2004

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Yasser Arafat is fighting for his life at a French military
hospital. . . . Reports today that he had died were not true. . . . .at
an emergency meeting in the West Bank Palestinian officials transfer some of
Arafat’s powers to the prime minister

In a post-election press conference president Bush claims voters on Tuesday
endorsed his conservative agenda and vows to immediately move for changes
in social security, the tax code and medical malpractice awards. .. .

Opponents of Proposition 69 which won overwhelming endorsement from
California voters on Tuesday will sue to stop the law from taking
effect….

Another day of delay for election results in the San Francisco supervisors
races. …the computer glitch for the ranked choice voting system is still not
fixed

Major service reductions on the way for San Francisco residents as a result
of voter rejection of the mayor’s tax hike proposals

Three British soldiers killed in central Iraq they had come from the
mostly quiet south to free U.S. forces for the upcoming assault on Fallujah