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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – December 25, 2003

Pakistan’s president escapes an assassination attempt, the 2nd against him in 11 days, but the suicide attack kills 14 other people Israel assassinates a leader of the Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad, in a helicopter attack in the Gaza Strip; 3 others die in that attack as well. A half-hour later, a Palestinian suicide bomber … Continued


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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