The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – December 23, 2003

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  • Mad Cow Disease is discovered in a cow in Washington State, setting off fears of contaminated beef – and reasurrances from federal agriculture officials
  • Aftershocks rattle the central California coast following yesterdays 6.5 magnitude quake – governor Schwarzenegger tours damaged downtown Paso Robles
  • Ralph Nader may run for President again next year, but if he does, he won’t appear on the Green Party ticket
  • Gay rights supporters breath a sigh of relief that they won’t face a referendum on the March ballot overturning the far-reaching domestic partners measure signed into law by Governor Davis before he was recalled
  • Explosions and machine gun fire rock a neighborhood in South Baghdad
  • Chile’s second highest court agrees to hear a new bid to force former dictator Augusto Pinochet to stand trial on charges of human rights abuses