The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – December 29, 2003

  • Iran’s leader promises to rebuild the ancient city of Bam where an earthquake has killed up to 30 thousand people – rescuers are now wrapping up their search for survivors of Friday’s disaster
  • A powerful storm hits Northern California with heavy rain and high winds, widespread flooding is reported throughout the Bay Area – thousands of people lose their power
  • A guilty verdict from the California occupational and safety administration for a Berkeley contractor found to have willfully violated asbestos safety rules endangering its immigrant Latino workers
  • Charges of racism at San Francisco’s Public Utilities Commission Hunter’s Point Pollution Control Plant
  • Palestinians say Israeli soldiers are using a dangerous new cluster bomb-like weapon to assasinate alledged militants
  • Jailed Serbian president and accused war criminal Slobodan Milosevic wins a seat in his country’s parliamentary election

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