The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – January 6, 2004

  • In his first State of the State address Governor Schwarzenegger warns of painful budget cuts to come and vows he will not accept any new taxes
  • The Morgan Hill School District agrees to a $1.1 million dollar settlement with former gay and lesbian students who endured harrassment and even death threats
  • 2 Arkansas death row inmates – both of whom have been diagnosed to be mentally ill – are scheduled for execution tonight
  • U.S. military officials say they’ll release 500 Iraqi prisoners detained without charges – some 13 thousand Iraqis are being held
  • Democratic presidential candidate Howard Dean picks up the endorsement of year 2000 democratic candidate Bill Bradley
  • The Labor Department’s advice to employers on how to avoid newly enacted rules requiring overtime pay
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