The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – March 9, 2004

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Haiti gets an interim Prime Minister ..He’s former Foreign Minister Gerard Latortue, currently a businessman and television host in Florida .. In Haiti U.S. Marines announce they will start to help Haitian police disarm rebels and supporters of ousted President Aristide

The beleaguered West Contra Costa School District will lay off 400 employees, eliminate sports programs and close all of its libraries to make up a budget deficit of 22 million dollars

A State hearing on the oustsourcing of jobs .. East Bay Senator Liz figueroa is sponsoring legislation addressing outsourcing problems ..in San Francisco Supervisor McGoldrick proposes restrictions on City business with firms that outsource jobs

At U.C. Berkeley a mock graduation ceremony for hundreds of students who could not attend the school because of budget cuts

CIA Director George Tenet butts heads with Democrats on the Senate Armed Services Committee over pre-Iraq war intelligance

Environmentalists with a slew of lawsuits to stop Central Valley water districts from spraying toxic chemicals