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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – December 23, 2003

Mad Cow Disease is discovered in a cow in Washington State, setting off fears of contaminated beef – and reasurrances from federal agriculture officials Aftershocks rattle the central California coast following yesterdays 6.5 magnitude quake – governor Schwarzenegger tours damaged downtown Paso Robles Ralph Nader may run for President again next year, but if he … Continued


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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – December 19, 2003

Following secret talks with the U.S. and Britain, Libyan leader Moammar Gadafi agrees to halt his nation’s secret weapons programs Iraq’s U.S. occupation administrator confirms reports that he escaped an ambush earlier this month The Al Jazeera network airs an audio tape purportedly from Al Qaeda’s second in command saying his group is pursuing Americans … Continued


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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – December 18, 2003

Governor Schwarzenegger declares the State is in a fiscal crisis and invokes emergency powers to impose $150 million in spending cuts without the Legislature’s approval. The funds will go to cities and counties to make up for the money lost when Schwarzenegger rolled back the vehicle license fee The Bush administration’s judicial conduct is repudiated … Continued


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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – December 17, 2003

U.S. Occupation forces surround the Iraqi town of Samarra and conduct house to house searches for members of the armed resistance Some of Iraq’s neighbors want to take part in criminal proceedings against Saddam Hussein – a trial on Iran’s claims could implicate the U.S. for supplying the chemical weapons materiel Iraq used in the … Continued


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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – December 16, 2003

A federal appeals court in San Francisco rules that the federal law outlawing marijuana may not apply to sick people with a doctor’s recommendation in California and other states that have approved medical marijuana laws What’s believed to be the longest nurse’s strike in State history has ended at Doctor’s Medical Center in San Pablo … Continued


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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – December 15, 2003

President Bush says the U.S. and Iraq will organize Saddam Hussein’s trial – human rights groups are urging international safeguards Democratic presidential candidate Howard Dean says Hussein’s capture has not made America safer and will not help defeat Osama Bin Laden’s Al Qaeda network – Democratic rival Dennis Kucinich says Hussein’s capture should spark the … Continued