The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – April 22, 2004

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An advisory panel unanimously recommends that California ban the use of 15-thousand touch-screen voting machines made by Deebold from the November election. The panel says the Texas company’s machines malfunctioned in the state’s primary election in March.

US. Marines warn Iraqi resistance fighters in the city of Fallujah that they just have a few days to turn in their heavy weapons or face an all-out assault. A U.S. commander admits that such a battle could be costly because the guerillas have been digging in.

Earth Day rallies at Hummer dealerships in the Bay Area and around the country. Environmentalists want to put the gas-guzzling monsters out of business

University of California, Berkeley students demand changes to deal with the school’s declining proportions of students of color.

First a march to Sacramento and now a hunger strike for students and activists from the West Contra Costa County School District.

A new report that Bay Area refineries are releasing more pollution from gas flares than previously thought.