The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – July 30, 2004

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Newly nominated Democratic Presidential Candidate John Kerry hits the
campaign trail today on a cross-country through battleground states, a
two-week 21 state marathon that will cover 3 5-hundred miles by road, rail and
boat

President Bush attacks Kerry’s 19 year record in the Senate today saying
He has accomplished little…. .Bush is painting Kerry as a tax and spend
Liberal

The leaders of the September 11th Commission testify in an unusual hearing
during summer recess on Capitol Hill, imploring Congress to act swiftly to
reform the nation’s intelligence structure

Governor Schwarzenneger with a plan to vastly overhaul State Government,
including eliminating a third of the State workforce — possibly including
making state legislators part time

The United Nations Security Council threatens Sudan with diplomatic and
economic punishment unless the government disarms militias responsible for
atrocities in the Darfur region

The Forest Service accused of dramatically overstating fire damage to
spotted owl habitat to increase logging in the Sierra Nevada