The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

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


The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

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


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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – January 30, 2004

Governor Schwarzenneger denies clemency to convicted murderer Kevin Cooper – it removes the last obstacle to Cooper’s execution by lethal injection on February 10th at San Quentin The State Attorney General will sue the 3 supermarket chains involved in a labor dispute with Southern California grocery workers – Bill Lockyer alleges the companies violated antitrust … Continued