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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – February 28, 2005

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A powerful car bomb kills at least 115 people in Hilla, south of Baghdad– barely a month after Iraqis went to the polls. ..

The Lebanese government resigns after two weeks of protests following the assassination of the former prime minister …pressure is also growing for Syria to withdraw its troops. . .

A peaceful protest to mark the one year anniversary of the overthrow of Haitian president Jean Bertrand Aristide turns bloody when police open fire into a crowd of thousands

A state lawmaker wants a probe into a Schwarzenegger administration video news release -packaged as a news story — that was aired on TV stations in the state.. The report supports weakening rules requiring lunch breaks for workers.

Opponents of a Muni fare hike and service reductions crowd San Francisco city hall . ..

The Senate begins debate on a measure to make it harder for Americans to declare bankruptcy. . .