The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – September 2, 2004

The final day of the Republican National Convention in New York where
President Bush will deliver a prime time speech accepting his party’s
nomination for reelection

After last nights bashing by Vice President Dick Cheney and Georgia Senator
Zell Miller, Democratic presidential nominee John Kerry fires back, saying
he’s not going to have his commitment to defend the country questioned by
those who refused to serve in the military and those who misled the nation
into Iraq

A judge in New York, who ordered the city to immediately release nearly
500 convention protestors , fines the city for failing to comply

Day two of a hostage standoff at a public school in Russia. ..gunmen release
at least 26 women and children but hundreds are still being held …

Nurses around California protest the University of California Medical
Centers’ opposition to legislation to reduce hospital back injuries

The largest evacuation in the state of Florida’s history as hurricane
Frances approaches

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