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Democracy Now! (6 am) – March 5, 2009 at 6:00am

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Lawmakers Debate Establishing "Truth Commission" on Bush Admin Torture, Rendition and Domestic Spying; Grammy-Winning Musician Arturo O'Farrill and Ex-Head of US Interests Section in Cuba Vicki Huddleston Back Artists' Call to Lift Cultural Boycott of Cuba.


    * Obama Holds Healthcare Summit, Agrees to Invite Single-Payer Backer Conyers
    * US to Overhaul Government Contract Procurements
    * Geithner: Admin Could Scrap Repeal of Tax Deductions for Wealthy
    * Sudan Rejects ICC Arrest Warrant for Bashir
    * Clinton: Israeli House Demolitions “Unhelpful”
    * 10 Killed in Iraq Bombing
    * UN General Assembly President Calls for Iraq Human Rights Probe
    * 3 Canadian Troops Killed in Afghanistan
    * Miers, Rove to Testify in Attorney Probe
    * Study: Illegal Firings Linked to Union Votes
    * New York Assembly Scales Back Rockefeller Drug Laws
    * California Supreme Court Takes Up Gay Marriage Ban
    * More Headlines…