The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – February 9, 2004

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 – … Continued


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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – February 6, 2004

A Federal Court throws out death row inmate Kevin Cooper’s challenge to lethal injection as cruel and unusual punishment – the Reverend Jesse Jackson meets with Cooper and asks Governor Schwarzenegger to delay the execution An Alameda County Superior Court judge refuses to drop charges against 25 anti-war protestors arrested at the Port of Oakland … Continued


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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – February 5, 2004

CIA Director George Tenet breaks his silence on the Iraq weapons intelligence failures with a heated defense of his agency – Tenet insists the CIA never told President Bush posed an imminent threat to the U.S. as the Administration claimed Another accusation against Halliburton – its under investigation for involvment in the payment of $180 … Continued


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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – February 4, 2004

The Massachusetts Supreme Court clarifies its previous ruling on gay marriage saying civil unions will not meet legal muster – President Bush denounces the decision In a sometimes contentious Senate hearing, Defense Secretary Donal Rumsfeld says he still thinks Iraq may have had weapons of mass destruction before the U.S. Invasion President Bush reverses course … Continued


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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – February 3, 2004

Senator John Kerry wins victories in Missouri and Delaware – Senator John Edwards takes his native South Carolina Civil Disobedience outside the gates of San Quentin where Kevin Cooper is scheduled to die next week – in Sacramento, 12 State lawmakers urge Governor Schwarzenegger to stop next week’s scheduled execution of Kevin Cooper The Bush … Continued


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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – February 2, 2004

President Bush unveils a 2.4 trillion dollar budget – he wants to boost military spending to 400 billion dollars President Bush announces he’ll form an independent panel to probe pre-war intelligence on Iraqi weapons – Democratic critics question whether the panel will be impartial The Democratic Presidential candidates face voters in 7 states tomorrow where … Continued