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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – January 14, 2005

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Army specialist Charles Graner faces up to 15-and-a-half years in prison after being convicted of abusing prisoners at Abu Ghraib. . .

A human rights legal group sues former Haitian death squad leader Emmanuel “Toto” Constant in federal court on charges including directing torture and rape… constant has lived openly in New York for the last decade

Death penalty opponents ask a clemency hearing in Sacramento to spare the
life of Donald Beardslee, who’s set to be executed early next Wednesday
morning…

Bay Area grocery workers say they’ll take action against Safeway, Alberton’s
and Ralphs if there’s no significant breakthrough in contract talks in ten
days…

Walmart takes out ads in national newspapers in a public relations campaign
aimed at answering critics of its fierce anti union stance and low wages and
benefits…

An anti-war group sues in federal court over restricted access along the
inaugural parade route for president Bush next week..