The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – January 9, 2004

Governor Schwarzenegger unveils a State budget with 4.6 billion dollars in cuts, a transfer of property tax monies from local to state government, and no new taxes – not even for the state’s millionaires Democrats critisize the cuts in health and welfare programs for the State’s poorest children, seniors, and people with AIDS and disabilities … Continued


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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – January 7, 2004

President Bush announces an election year immigration proposal – reaction from immigrants rights groups ranges from cautious support to blistering criticism Lawmakers vow to oppose Governor Schwarzenegger’s plan to eliminate outreach programs for the state’s universities, saying it could shut out an entire generation of disadvantaged and minority students from highter education Walmart considers legal … Continued


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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – January 5, 2004

U.S. Homeland Security Officials begin scanning fingerprints and taking digital photos of foreigners arriving in this country Stressed by depoloyments and the occupation of Iraq, the U.S. Army offers re-enlistment bonuses of up to ten thousand dollars to soldiers in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Kuwait The San Francisco Chronicle and its former technology columnist Henry Norr … Continued


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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – January 4, 2004

British Prime Minister Tony Blair, in a surprise visit to Iraq, defends Britain’s involvement in the occupation, echoing the Bush administration, he calls the invasion a warning to other repressive regimes Afghanistan’s Loya Jurga agrees on a new constitution today, clearing the way for the country’s first elections in nearly 3 decades. the constitution gives … Continued