The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – July 28, 2004

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John Kerry formally becomes the Democratic Presidential nominee tonight.. Vice Presidential Candidate John Edwards will denounce the hateful politics of the Republicans.. .and Dennis Kucinich says President Bush took the nation to war based on
distortions…

Dozens of Iraqis are dead and dozens more wounded in a car bomb attack in
the city of Baquba….

Palestinian activists throw up a roadblock outside their besieged Gaza city
of Beit Hanoun to call attention to the desperate conditions there…

The State Assembly takes a preliminary vote to approve the state budget —
technical details are still being worked out…

San Francisco columnist Ruth Rosen leaves the chronicle after
being disciplined for a column charging the owner of a women’s fitness chain
funds anti abortion clinics

Sonoma County Supervisors decline to put a measure on the November ballot
banning cultivation of genetically modified crops.