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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – March 23, 2004

Current and former top government officials called into account before the National commission investigating the September 11th attacks.. Bush Administration officials, Secretary of State Powell, and Secretary of Defense Rumsfeld argue that taking on Al Qaeda prior to September 11th would not have prevented the assault.. former Clinton cabinet officials say the Bush Administration ignored counter-terrorism measures they had put into place

State Assembly and Senate committees advance legislation restoring access by journalists to prison inmates.. proponents say the media oversight is badly needed for a correctional system underfire for abuses

A victory for farm workers.. A Federal judge rules that a California vegetable producer must reimburse laborers for thousands of hours spend traveling on company vans to and from the crops

Homeless activists rally in San Francisco to fight the Care Not Cash program.. The City is to implement the controversial measure next month

A chamber of Venezuela’s Supreme Court deals a blow to opponents of President Hugo Chavez by overruling fellow justices on a recall petition

Insurgents in Iraq kill eleven Iraqi police and police trainees in 2 shooting attacks

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