The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – April 14, 2005

Another victory for major corporations on capitol hill as the House of Representatives passes a new bankruptcy law long sought by banks and credit card companies…..it will make it more difficult for individuals to use bankruptcy to get out from under crushing debt Lawmakers unveil federal legislation requiring pharmacies to fill all prescriptions — it’s … Continued


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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – April 13, 2005

An Indiana man taken hostage in Iraq appears on a videotape pleading for his life and urging the withdrawal of U.S. troops…on capitol hill, approval for the administration’s 80 billion dollar Iraq war measure is headed towards final approval… The first witnesses take the stand in the pepper spray retrial…their attorneys show videos of Humboldt … Continued


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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – April 11, 2005

Democratic senators press their case against John Bolton — president Bush’s pick to represent the U.S. at the United Nations…Bolton denies charges that he tried to have intelligence analysts removed from their jobs for disagreeing with him… Hundreds of Iraqi security forces and U.S. troops conduct a sweep of Baghdad, rounding up dozens of suspected … Continued


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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – April 8, 2005

Senate Democrats gearing up to try to derail president Bush’s controversial nomination of John Bolton to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations…..opponents will try to show a pattern on the part of Bolton of intimidation of intelligence officials at the state department…. It’s the second anniversary of the entrance of U.S. troops … Continued


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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – April 7, 2005

Two Democratic senators are putting a hold on president Bush’s nomination of Stephen Johnson to head the Environmental Protection Agency until he cancels a program to test pesticide exposure of children in a Florida county…the program is partly funded by the American Chemistry Council…two other senators are blocking the nomination of Lester Crawford as head … Continued


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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – April 6, 2005

It’s Wednesday, April 6th…Iraq’s parliament breaks a nine week long deadlock, selecting Kurdish leader Jalal Talabani as interim president and two vice presidents…the interim parliament is supposed to draft a permanent constitution by mid august… In Sacramento, seniors, people with disabilities and their caregivers testify against a budget cutting proposal by governor Schwarzenegger to roll … Continued