The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – May 17, 2004

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Dozens of same sex couples exchange wedding vows in Massachusetts — in the first such ceremonies sanctioned by a state in the U.S. .

A car bomb kills the head of the U.S. appointed Iraqi governing council — Just six weeks before U.S. occupation authorities are set to hand nominal power over to Iraqis.

A divided U.S. Supreme Court rules that states can be sued for violating the
Landmark americans with disabilities act

A new report says California children in immigrant families are less likely
to have access to health or child care and more likely to live in poverty.

On the 50th anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education decision requiring
desegregated schools, advocates staging an education fast in Oakland say they’ll move their hunger strike to Sacramento…

The State’s budget analyst says Governor Schwarzenegger’s budget
proposal for next year relies too much on loans, accounting gimmicks and one-time solutions