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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – December 8, 2003

  • On election eve, former President Bill Clinton flies to town to endorse the candidacy of SF mayoral candidate Gavin Newsom – rival Matt Gonzalez urges a strong turnout at the polls, which could produce the first Green Party member to lead a major US city
  • Former Vice President Al Gore to announce his support of democratic presidential candidate Howard Dean tomorrow in Harlem – it’s a move aimed at solidifying Dean’s hold on the nomination
  • Palestinian Prime Minister Ahmed Quraya returns to the West Bank without an agreement from Hamas and Islamic Jihad to call a ceasefire with Israel
  • Iraqi resistance fighters kill another US soldier in the northern city of Mosul – a South Korean company says it will withdraw dozens of workers building transmission towers in Northern Iraq
  • The US Supreme Court hears arguments in the case of Delma Banks, one of the country’s longest serving death row inmates
  • Nearly five dozen candidates file to run in the first elections for a local governing board for KPFA

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