The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – November 24, 2003

  • The Senate is poised to approve a sweeping transformation of Medicare which critics warn is the first step towards dismantling the health care system for seniors and the disabled
  • State lawmakers prepare to repeal legislation granting undocumented immigrants the right to a drivers license.. author Gil Cedillo says he’ll work with the Governor on a compromise measure next year
  • Civil rights attorney Angela Alioto throws her support in the SF Mayor’s race to Gavin Newsom.. Supervisor Tom Ammiano says he’s supporting Matt Gonzalez
  • The U.S. appointed governing council in Iraq shuts down the offices of Al Arabiyah, accusing the satellite channel of inciting violence by broadcasting audio tapes believed to be from Saddam Hussein
  • A former company nurse testifies at the IBM cancer trial that there was an unwritten rule to classify any illness workers reported as not related to their jobs
  • The outsourcing controversy strikes computer giant Dell which says it will no longer route corporate customers to a technical support center in India

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