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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – January 10, 2005

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Governor Schwarzenegger announces a nearly 112 billion dollar budget which limits state support for schools, health care for the poor and other services. ..there are no new
taxes…

Palestinian president elect Mahmoud Abbas says he’s ready to talk peace with
Israeli prime minister Sharon. ..president bush invites Abbas to the White
House. . . opponents of Abbas say there was fraud. . .

A drive by shooting in Baghdad kills the deputy police chief and his son. ..a
powerful roadside bomb destroys the second heavily armored Bradley fighting
vehicle in a week. . .

The Pentagon’s failure to subdue the Iraqi resistance leads the Bush
administration to debate what it calls the Salvador option …U.S. trained
and directed hit squads to assassinate or capture suspected insurgents and
their supporters.

A coalition of Northern California supermarket chains announces it won’t
agree to a contract extension with 30 thousand workers past Friday’s
expiration…

CBS fires four top news producers and executives following an internal
probe into the network’s discredited story on President Bush’s military
service

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