The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – September 21, 2004

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A lukewarm reception at the United Nations for President Bush who declares that Iraq and Afghanistan are on the road to democracy and stability and will serve as prototypes for reshaping the entire Middle East.

In Iraq …militants say they-beheaded a second U.S. hostage in as many
days.-..insurgents detonate car bombs and explosive devices in half a dozen
cities, including Baghdad

Closing arguments in the pepper spray trial of Humboldt County law
enforcement officials who swabbed the caustic chemical in the eyes of
nonviolent forestry activists….

The Interior Department calls Indian prisons are "a national disgrace”
in which 11 people have died and hundreds have tried to kill themselves

Governor Schwarzenegger vetoes legislation that would have prohibited the use Indian mascots in public schools…

A 280 billion dollar case against the tobacco industry goes to trial…