The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – September 3, 2004

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President Bush leaves New York immediately after his acceptance speech to
hit the campaign trail in the battleground state of Pennsylvania …in his
speech Bush brands John Kerry’s positions policies of the past, saying
his administration is on the path to the future and we are not turning back

18-hundred arrests during the Republican convention in New York — nearly
all are out of jail but some were held for three days, apparently to keep
them off the streets

Former President Bill Clinton is in a New York City hospital …he’s to
undergo heart bypass surgery next week

The U.S. economy adds 144-thousand jobs-last month and the official
unemployment rate drops a tenth of a percent

Russian troops storm a school captured by Chechen fighters — at least 200
people are killed

Thousands of Palestinians imprisoned in Israeli jails end a 19 day
hunger strike