The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – April 2, 2004

The U.S. economy creates more than 300,000 jobs last month, the most in four years.. Good news for President Bush’s election campaign.. but the official unemployment rate rises a tenth of a percent and the job creation is just a fraction of the jobs lost on George Bush’s watch

The city of Richmond laying off more than 200 workers, and closing its branch libraries and half its rec centers.. by the time it’s all over nearly 40 percent of the city’s employees could lose their jobs

The Turkish military pressing U.S. forces to take on Turkis Kurds in the mountains of Northern Iraq

A State Assembly committee holds a hearing on California’s soaring gas prices

A battle over a Macdonalds restaurant proposed for Oakland’s Grand Lake Neighborhood

Two Bush Administration officials, in charge of a much criticized program to help sick nuclear workers, resign

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