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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – February 11, 2005

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Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger nominates former Republican state lawmaker Bruce McPherson of Santa Cruz to become Secretary of State ….McPherson served 11 years in the state legislator as a moderate Republican

German prosecutors decline to investigate defense secretary Donald Rumsfeld and other top officials of the Bush Administration over charges they were responsible for torture at Iraq’s Abu Ghraib prison ….. .now free of the threat of arrest, Rumsfeld will attend an international security conference in Munich

Veteran civil rights lawyer Lynne Stewart vows to fight her conviction for providing material support to terrorists ….Bay Area supporters of
Stewart gather in San Francisco

North Korea demands bilateral talks with the United States over its –nuclear weapons program…. ….the Bush administration rejects the idea Bay Area supermarket workers ratify a new labor contract

Playwright Arthur Miller dies at the age of 89