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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – January 13, 2004

  • The State’s nonpartisan legislative analyst says one time solutions in Governor Schwarzenegger’s budget will leave California taxpayers facing another $6 Billion deficit the following fiscal year – Elizabeth Hill says lawmakers should consider raising taxes
  • President Bush’s homeless Czar comes to San Francisco to meet with new Mayor Gavin Newsome – The 2 announce a 10 year report to end homelessness in the City that would be a model for the nation
  • AIDS activists protest proposed State budget cuts on the steps of the State Building in San Francisco saying the Governor’s proposal would effect hundreds of low-income Californians infected with HIV
  • Activist for the disabled rally at the Supreme Court as the justices hear a key test of the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Human Rights Watch accuses the U.S. Military of commiting war crimes in Iraq
  • Food service workers at the Oakland Coliseum fighting to save their jobs as a catering company takes over at the stadium

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