The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – February 4, 2004

  • The Massachusetts Supreme Court clarifies its previous ruling on gay marriage saying civil unions will not meet legal muster – President Bush denounces the decision
  • In a sometimes contentious Senate hearing, Defense Secretary Donal Rumsfeld says he still thinks Iraq may have had weapons of mass destruction before the U.S. Invasion
  • President Bush reverses course and says he’ll give 2 extra months to a commission reviewing the September 11th attacks
  • Mayor Gavin Newsom names former supervisor and Mayoral rival Angela Alioto to head his committee to develop a ten-year plan to end homelessness in SF
  • The Southern California supermarket chains reject an offer from striking and locked out union members to submit their dispute to binding arbitration
  • A rally in Oakland to protest the State Administrator’s plan to shut down 5 Oakland schools

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