The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – October 20, 2004

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President Bush and John Kerry campaign in Iowa.. .help for Kerry is on the way, while California Governor Schwarzenegger is expected to stump for Bush in Ohio…

The Selective Service updates its contingency plans to draft doctors and
other health care workers — the Pentagon denies it has any plans to
activate such a draft. . .

House and Senate negotiators are deadlocked on legislation implementing the
September 11 commission’s recommendations…

As U.S. warplanes kill a family of six in Fallujah, Sunni Moslem scholars
demand the interim Iraqi-government restrain the u.s. military from a full
scale attack on the rebel controlled city…

Governor Schwarzenegger campaigns against Proposition 66 which would modify
the state’s three strikes law…

Berkeley’s former mayor Shirley Dean squares off against her successor, Mayor Tom
Bates over a series of tax measures on next month’s Berkeley ballot