The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays, for September 29, 2004 - 6:00pm
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Hundreds of hotel workers walk off the job in a strike targeting four San Francisco hotels. Hotels not affected by the walkout aren't saying whether they'll lock out their workers in response.
In a judicial blow to the Bush Administration, a federal judge rules against some of the expanded surveillance powers granted to the FBI under the Patriot Act
As Republicans push for a vote on a wide ranging intelligence bill, House Democrats charge it's loaded with unrelated issues ranging from increased police powers to new anti immigration measures
President Bush and Democratic rival John Kerry wrap up debate preparations and head for Florida where their first matchup will focus on foreign policy
In Washington state, the Republican opponent of incumbent Senator Patty Murray produces a campaign ad suggesting Murray is sympathetic to Osama Bin Laden
In a new video, British hostage Kenneth Bigley calls Prime Minister Tony Blair a liar who doesn't care about him.. .Blair responds that he's ready to open contact with Bigley's abductors...