The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – October 26, 2004

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The presidential campaigning is fast and furious with just one week to go to election day.. In Ohio, labor unions and civil rights activists denounce what they say are Republican voter suppression techniques. . .

14 San Francisco hotels reject mayor Gavin Newsom’s request to lift a
lockout of their workers during a 90 day cooling off. period… Newsom joins
the picket line outside the Westin St. Francis…

Israel’s parliament approves prime minister Ariel Sharon’s plan to withdraw
from the Gaza Strip and isolated parts of the West Bank..

Walmart makes a last minute half million dollar contribution to defeat
proposition 72~which would require large and mid sized employers to grant
health coverage to their workers…

22 candidates vie to replace San Francisco supervisors president Matt
Gonzales, who has declined to run for reelection…

Cubans rush to change their dollars to local pesos after president
Castro announces plans to pull the U.S. currency from circulation in
response to tightened U.S. sanctions…