The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – January 17, 2004

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  • A bomb explodes under a U.S. armored vehicle near Bagdad, killing 3 American soldiers and bringing the U.S. death toll in the Iraq occupation to 500
  • California Democrats gather in San Jose for their annual convention and set their sites on re-electing Senator Barbara Boxer and defeating President Bush
  • Hundreds of local supporters of Democratic presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich gather in San Francisco for the opening of his new regional campaign office
  • Thousands protest in Europe, the Middle East, and in the U.S. against the French Government’s proposed ban on headscarves in schools