The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – March 10, 2004

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The Senate narrowly approves lesgislation to make it harder to approve more federal tax cuts – President Bush wants his tax cuts for the wealthy to be made permanent

California lawmakers introduce a package of bills to lower prescription drug prices – including one measure to allow the State to buy less expensive drugs from Canada

Corporate benefactors step forward to say they’ll step in to help the West Contra Costa school district after the board votes to eliminate sports, music, and library programs

The former U.N. official selected to be Haiti’s new interim Prime Minister returns to Haiti from Florida ..supporters of Haitian President Aristide say they don’t accept his selection

U.S. officials acknowledge they’re still paying the Iraqi National Congress for intelligence – even after admitting the group provided fabricated information ahead of the U.S. invasion

Classes are cencelled at the Claremont colleges in Southern California after a series of racially motivated hate crimes

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