Cover to Cover Open Book

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – February 9, 2004

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  • The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals orders a hearing for death row inmate Kevin Cooper on new evidence in his case – Cooper’s execution could still go forward at midnight if the U.S. Supreme Court intervenes
  • AFSCME, one of the country’s largest unions, announces it’s withdrawing its support from Democratic presidential candidate Howard Dean – Democratic candidate Dennis Kucinich criticizes front-runner John Kerry as being to similar to President Bush on Iraq
  • Haitian police recapture the city of St. Mark from armed opponents of President Jean Bertrand Aristide
  • A federal judge orders an Iowa University to turn over records about a gathering of anti-war activists
  • San Francisco housing rights activists today urge approval of a measure to bar demolition of apartment buildings with more that 20 units
  • Berkeley’s Claremont Hotel goes up for sale – it’s been the target of a boycott authorized by Claremont workers

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