The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – March 24, 2005

California for Democracy launches a grassroots effort to educate Californians on the impacts of governor Schwarzenegger’s plans for a special election this fall…..the group says Schwarzenegger’s ally, citizens to save California, is paying up to fifteen dollars a signature to qualify the governor’s four initiatives for the ballot and that the election will cost taxpayers … Continued


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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – March 23, 2005

Planned Parenthood charges that state attorneys general in Kansas and Indiana have launched an inquisition of reproductive health clinics, aimed at discouraging women from seeking abortions… Terry Schiavo’s parents lose their federal court appeals and are preparing a Supreme Court request to re-insert their daughter’s feeding tube… A San Francisco judge gives final approval to … Continued


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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – March 17, 2005

The United States Senate rejects president Bush’s plan to cut billions from Medicaid….that puts the chamber on a collision course with the House of Representatives and could result in a budget stalemate Militant Palestinian groups vow to halt attacks on Israel for the rest of the year, their longest ceasefire promise ever…..Israel however must hold … Continued


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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – March 16, 2005

Good evening. It’s Wednesday, March 16th…the U.S. Senate narrowly votes to approve oil drilling in the environmentally sensitive Arctic National Wildlife Refuge… Iraq’s newly elected interim parliament is sworn in today — but the divided body conducts no business… Italian Prime Minister Berlusconi appears to back down from his surprise announcement that he would begin … Continued


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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – March 15, 2005

Bay Area Democrats urge a NO vote as congress debates the 81 billion dollar emergency bill to fund the continued occupation of Iraq…Republicans balk at a more than half billion dollar item funding construction of a new U.S. embassy in Baghdad… In a surprising blow to the Bush Administration, Italian prime minister Berlusconi says Italy … Continued