From Missouri Digital News: https://mdn.org
August 2000 Stories
- 8/31/2000: Radio Story - A dozen Democratic office holders came to the defense of Gov. Mel Carnahan on his record against methampehtamine.
- 8/31/2000: Newspaper Story - Democratic lawmakers, police officers and prosecutors Thursday refuted a John Ashcroft ad depicting Gov. Mel Carnahan as soft on methamphetamine.
- 8/31/2000: Radio Story - Missouri Democrats spoke against a John Ashcroft campaign ad that accuses Mel Carnahan of a weak record in the fight against methamphetamine production. The collection of Democratic sheriffs, prosecutors and lawmakers say the ad is simply dishonest.
- 8/31/2000: Radio Story - Mary Ann McGivern, a Catholic nun, wants to run as the Green Party candidate for Attorney General.
- 8/30/2000: Radio Story - The State Farm Bureau's annual state fair straw poll showed the Republicans leading in each category.
- 8/30/2000: Newspaper Story - Republicans the presidential, senate, and gubernatorial races in an unscientific straw poll conducted at the Missouri state fair.
- 8/30/2000: Newspaper Story - The Green Party filed suit against the Secretary of State's office after the office refused to allow the Green candidate for Attorney General on the ballot because she is not a lawyer.
- 8/30/2000: Newspaper Story - Vice presidential nominee Dick Cheney spoke at the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Tuesday.
- 8/29/2000: Newspaper Story - Mental health experts say the current heat spell in Missouri can cause problems for the mentally ill.
- 8/29/2000: Newspaper Story - Republican gubernatorial candidate Jim Talent submitted his highway bond plan to an independent consultant to rerun the numbers after weeks of criticism from his Democratic opponent.
- 8/28/2000: Newspaper Story - A new Missouri law went into effect Monday, restricting unsolicited commercial e-mail and giving recipients the right to sue for $500.
- 8/28/2000: Radio Story - Carnahan, Ashcroft, Gore and Bush. They've all brought religion into their campaigns one way or another.
- 8/28/2000: Newspaper Story - Gov. Mel Carnahan, a Baptist Deacon, said Monday he has read "very little" Playboy.
- 8/28/2000: Newspaper Story - Phil Horras is campaigning for lieutenant governor by wheelchairing 200 miles along the Katy trail. Horras believes that the position of lieutenant governor is redundant, and ought to be abolished.
- 8/28/2000: Radio Story - Missouri will have two seasons for shooting doves this year.
- 8/28/2000: Newspaper Story - The symbol of peace will be a target for shotguns in Missouri.
- 8/25/2000: News summary for the week of August 21, 2000
- 8/24/2000: Newspaper Story - The Missouri Transportation Department filed an appeal with the U.S. Supreme Court Monday in a last ditch effort to exclude the Ku Klux Klan from its Adopt-A-Highway Program.
- 8/24/2000: Newspaper Story - Labor Day is the traditional presidential campaign kickoff; and as the first weekend in September looms, Al Gore still has not named a state campaign director in Missouri.
- 8/24/2000: Newspaper Story - An attorney for the Missouri Broadcaster's Association said Larry Rice's gubernatorial opponents could claim free air time on Rice's broadcast outlets.
- 8/23/2000: Newspaper Story - Missouri's Attorney General files emergency rules to implement a new law against racial profiling by cops.
- 8/23/2000: Newspaper Story - Ralph Nader's Green Party was certified for Missouri's November ballot.
- 8/21/2000: Newspaper Story - State Democratic leaders reject the idea of some early Senate Democratic members to preserve Democratic control of the Senate.
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