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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – March 27, 2005

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Iraqi security officials open fire on a crowd of protesters outside a
government building, killing one, and Al-Qaida’s arm in Iraq posts a video
purportedly showing an Iraqi Interior Ministry official being killed.
meanwhile, a U.S. army report admits that torture in Iraqi jails is
widespread

Sharp exchanges today between Palestinian and Israeli leaders over Jewish
settlements on the West Bank — and the U.S. role in supporting them.

The battle between the California Nurses Association and Governor Arnold
Schwarzenegger is heating up, as both sides launch television and radio ads
about safe staffing legislation in hospitals

Republican lawmakers are blocking a bill to name Berkeley’s main post
office after 93-year-old former city councilwoman Maudelle Shirek.