Archives for The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays: March 2005

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The KPFA Evening News - March 31, 2005 at 6:00pm
A blunt report from a presidential commission: U.S. intelligence on Iraq was dead wrong, dealing a blow to American credibility that will take years to undo.....on top of that the commission ...

The KPFA Evening News - March 30, 2005 at 6:00pm
A far reaching report says humans are damaging the planet at an unprecedented rate and raising risks of abrupt collapses in ecosystems that could spur disease, deforestation or “dead zones” ...

The KPFA Evening News - March 29, 2005 at 6:00pm
The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments on whether internet file-sharing services are responsible when their customers illegally swap songs and movies...

The KPFA Evening News - March 28, 2005 at 6:00pm
The U.S. Supreme Court considers the case of a Mexican national on death row in Texas who was denied access to legal help from the Mexican consulate...

The KPFA Evening News - March 27, 2005 at 6:00pm
Iraqi security officials open fire on a crowd of protesters outside a...

The KPFA Evening News - March 26, 2005 at 6:00pm

The KPFA Evening News - March 25, 2005 at 6:00pm
The sky's the limit -- a Sacramento superior court judge clears the way for governor Schwarzenegger to raise unlimited cash to promote his agenda to voters.... the judge rules that the state's political watchdog has improperly limited donations for ballot measures A Good Friday observance of the Stations of the Cross in San Francisco’s Tenderloin district -- the interdenominational service highlights poverty and homelessness there The two largest oil refineries in Contra Costa County want their property taxes cut -- by two-thirds...the county tax assessor calls their appeals obscene and shameless corporate greed New army documents reveal more abuse and torture of prisoners in Iraq -- this time at a base near the northern city of Mosul Demonstrators in Belarus try to rally outside the office of Authoritarian president Lukashenko to call for a revolution like the one in Kyrgystan.... police break up the demonstration And observances throughout California of the eleventh anniversary of the passage of the three strikes law

The KPFA Evening News - March 24, 2005 at 6:00pm
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...

The KPFA Evening News - March 23, 2005 at 6:00pm
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...

The KPFA Evening News - March 22, 2005 at 6:00pm
A Santa Clara County judge holds a hearing on the claims of a former Alameda county prosecutor who says a judge and the district attorney's office routinely excluded Jews and Black women from ...

The KPFA Evening News - March 21, 2005 at 6:00pm
A federal judge considers whether to order a new feeding tube for Terry Shiavo, hours after Congress and president Bush intervened to move her case out of the Florida state courts...

The KPFA Evening News - March 20, 2005 at 6:00pm
A spate of attacks in Iraq claims the lives of 24 resistance fighters, a U.S. soldier, and a high ranking police official...

The KPFA Evening News - March 19, 2005 at 6:00pm

The KPFA Evening News - March 18, 2005 at 6:00pm
More Shiite protests against Jordan in Iraq over...protestors say the Jordanian government is not doing enough to keep its citizens from joining the Iraq insurgency...a Jordanian is supected of ...

The KPFA Evening News - March 17, 2005 at 6:00pm
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 ...

The KPFA Evening News - March 16, 2005 at 6:00pm
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...

The KPFA Evening News - March 15, 2005 at 6:00pm
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 ...

The KPFA Evening News - March 14, 2005 at 6:00pm
A San Francisco superior court judge delivers a historic ruling that California's ban on same sex marriage has no rational purpose and is unconstitutional...conservative leaders express outrage at the...

The KPFA Evening News - March 13, 2005 at 6:00pm
Reports of up to three hundred thousand demonstrators at a rally against foreign intervention in Lebanon, while the United Nations presses demands for a Syria pullout...

The KPFA Evening News - March 12, 2005 at 6:00pm
The militant group Hamas announces it will participate in Palestinian parliamentary elections...

The KPFA Evening News - March 11, 2005 at 6:00pm
A House of Representatives committee holds a hearing on government secrecy -- there are more government documents hidden from public view now than there were at the height of the cold war...

The KPFA Evening News - March 10, 2005 at 6:00pm
A military study concludes that the responsibility for torture and abuse of us prisoners in Iraq and Afghanistan lays mostly with low and midlevel soldiers, clearing Defense Secretary Rumsfeld and ...

The KPFA Evening News - March 9, 2005 at 6:00pm
Good Evening. It's Wednesday, March 9th...The Senate prepares to approve a harsh new bankruptcy bill despite warnings about its impact on Americans who suffer financial turmoil after a medical crisis ...

The KPFA Evening News - March 8, 2005 at 6:00pm
Florida farmworkers with a victory over Taco Bell -- the fast food giant agrees to pay a penny per pound surcharge on Florida tomatoes.....that will double the pickers' yearly salaries and bring to an...

The KPFA Evening News - March 7, 2005 at 6:00pm
A hero's funeral for the Italian intelligence agent killed by U.S. forces in...

The KPFA Evening News - March 6, 2005 at 6:00pm
Iraqi politicians say the country's new interim assembly will hold its first meeting ten days from today. Also, more than a month after the January 30th election, the party leaders have apparently ...

The KPFA Evening News - March 5, 2005 at 6:00pm

The KPFA Evening News - March 4, 2005 at 6:00pm
An Italian journalist is freed by her Iraqi captors but is then fired upon by U.S. soldiers as she was being driven to the airport. . . . . .An Italian agent instrumental in securing her release is ...

The KPFA Evening News - March 3, 2005 at 6:00pm
A defeat in court for governor Schwarzenegger as a Sacramento county judge rules he illegally blocked a law boosting the number of nurses needed to staff California's hospitals ....it's a possible ...

The KPFA Evening News - March 2, 2005 at 6:00pm
Talks aimed at forming a new government in Iraq hit a snag over Kurdish demands for control of oil rich Kirkuk ...in southern Baghdad, doctors refuse to treat wounded troops after being abused by ...

The KPFA Evening News - March 1, 2005 at 6:00pm
The U.S. Supreme Court rules in a narrow 5-4 vote, that executing inmates who committed their crimes as minors is unconstitutional...

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