The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – April 15, 2005

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Tax day — millions of Americans are scrambling to beat the clock while thousands protest, many engaging in war tax resistance withholding some or all of the amount they are supposed to pay

It’s official — a San Francisco judge issues his final decision on same sex marriage saying California’s ban on such unions is unconstitutional

California corrections officials admit there’s a healthcare crisis in the state’s prison system…they’re looking for someone else to provide the services

The spring meetings of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund set to start in Washington….demonstrators are there calling for debt cancellation for the world’s poorest nations

In Iraq Sunni guerillas take scores of people hostage, threatening to kill them unless Shia Iraqis clear out of the area

And an independent branch of the Energy Department says despite president Bush mandatory limits on greenhouse gases would not harm the U.S. economy