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The KPFA Evening News - October 29, 2003 at 6:00pm
With 600 thousand acres of Southern California blackened in the state's worst fire in recent history, Congress moves to approve a measure to allow incrased logging in federal forests. Environmental groups say the bill would not have prevented the devastating fires. Congressional negoetiators reject a plan to require repayment of half of the aid package for Iraq. Homeless rights advvocates denounce the anti panhandling measure on San Francisco's ballot next week, authored by mayoral frontrunner Gavin Newsom.
The KPFA Evening News - October 22, 2003 at 6:00pm
Under fire from Senate Democrats, Federal Appeals Court nominee Janice Brown defends her stance as a California Supreme Court Justice who has criticized abortion rights and affirmative action. Governor-Elect Arnold Schwarzenegger makes his first official visit to the state capitol where he names a woman who served as an aide to former Republican Governor Pete Wilson as his new chief of staff. The Oakland City council approves a measure which will effetively ban Wal-Mart supercenters within city limits.
The KPFA Evening News - October 15, 2003 at 6:00pm
As the Senate debates President Bush's 87 billion dollar Iraq request, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and the Congressional Black Caucus announce they'll oppose the measure. Former tree-sitter Julia Butterfly Hill says she will commit what may be the single largest such act of war tax resistance by refusing to pay a $150,000 federal tax bill. And a raid by the Federal Communications Commission and SFPD shuts down micro radio station San Francisco Liberation Radio.
The KPFA Evening News - October 14, 2003 at 6:00pm
Supreme Court says Feds can't punish doctors for recommending marijuana. A consumer group calls on Schwarzenegger to reveal the details of his talk with former Enron exec Ken Lay. Car Bomb explodes near Turkish Embassy in Bahgdad, days after Turkey agrees to send troups to Iraq. The latest attempt in the PR campaign on the war in Iraq: Form letters sent to news agencies in the U.S. with the signatures of soldiers in Iraq. Police accountability groups urge support for San Francisco's measure H. Police accountability groups urge support for San Francisco's measure H. Report says environmental contaminants in California have a disproportionate effect on women.
The KPFA Evening News - October 13, 2003 at 6:00pm
Tonight's News: Israeli troops pull out of Rafah in the Gaza Strip, leaving eight palestinians dead and some 2,000 homeless. In one of his last official acts, Governor Gray Davis signs legislation requiring businesses with large state contracts to offer domestic partners the same benefits as married couples. The Navy agrees to limit its use of a new sonar system designed to detect enemy submarines that environmentalists said would harm marine mammals and fish.
The KPFA Evening News - October 12, 2003 at 6:00pm
Suicide bomb in Baghdad Leaders of the Senate Foreign Relations Committe say Bush has lost control of Iraq policy because of turf battles between Rumsfeld and Powell. Afghan guerillas attack a district office, killing 8. Protesters killed in Bolivia. Thoughts on Columbus Day.
The KPFA Evening News - October 11, 2003 at 6:00pm
Syria says it has the right to defend itself if Israel attacks again. Rival warlords withdraw in Afghanistan. Activist gather in SF for a teach in. Parents, teachers and students gather in Oakland to better their schools.
The KPFA Evening News - October 10, 2003 at 6:00pm
The KPFA Evening News - October 9, 2003 at 6:00pm
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