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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – May 24, 2004

In a nationally broadcast address, President Bush promises to demolish Abu Ghraib Prison in Baghdad, the focal point of the prisoner torture and abuse scandal

House democratic leaders urge republican speaker Dennis Hastert to order a
Congressional investigation into the abuses at Abu Ghraib…

At the United Nations, the U.S. and Britain unveil their proposal for the nominal transfer of power to an interim Iraqi government on June 30th …the U.S. is to maintain military control.

State lawmakers to vote on an increase in the state minimum wage…

Organic food producers and consumers up in arms over federal attempts to quietly water down federal organic standards..

Environmental group’s go to court to prevent federal efforts to weaken the standards for dolphin safe tuna

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