The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – February 16, 2004

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Hundreds of gays and lesbians line up in the rain outside City Hall for the chance to get married – on the last full day of gay marriages before a court hearing

A new report slams Walmart’s low wages and their impact on local communities – the report is released two weeks before a hard fought Contra Costa ballot measure on banning big box development

Haitian rebels attack police headquarters in the center of the country – the attack comes a day after a former leader of the notorious paramilitary group FRAPH re-emerges to join the armed rebellion

India and Pakistan hold their first peace talks in two and a half years

Roadside bombs kill two U.S. soldiers in separate Iraqi attacks in Baghdad and a city to the Northeast

Howard Dean’s national campaign chairman quits the campaign a day before the critical Wisonsin Primary