The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – January 23, 2005

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New Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas says he’s close to reaching
a deal with militants to cease attacks on Israelis, and Israel says it too
could agree to a cease-fire if militants suspend attacks…

10 Iraqi civilians are killed by roadside bomb explosions in the latest
violence in Iraq, one week before national elections…

The Bush Administration intends to open more Alaskan land to oil
drilling… environmentalists say .the territory Bush intends to open is
vital habitat for caribou and other wildlife, but the land is already part
of a designated petroleum reserve. . .

Does a large nationwide natural foods chain deserve an award
from animal welfare advocates?