• http://www.cnn.com/2004/EDUCATION/11/02/school.badges.ap/index.html POPLAR BLUFF, Missouri (AP) -- A new policy at a high school requiring students to wear identification badges has prompted some parents to complain and students to protest the move as an infringement on their rights. The badges, which are identical to the IDs students have always been required to carry and use to check out library books at Poplar Bluff High School, are now required to be worn on campus during school hours. "We need to be able to identify people without having to walk up to them and ask if they are a student or a teacher," said Sheldon Tyler, an assistant principal at the high school in this town of 16,700 about 150 miles south of

    Nov 02,
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  • http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=694&u=/ap/20041008/ap_on_el_pr/brf_ballot_error&printer=1 Bush, Cheney Left Off Mo. County Ballots Thu Oct 7,10:01 PM ET VAN BUREN, Mo. - Officials in one Missouri county are reprinting absentee ballots for the Nov. 2 general election after discovering that President Bush (news - web sites) and Vice President Dick Cheney (news - web sites) were left off. The ballots were mailed beginning Sept. 21, and Carter County Clerk Becky Gibbs said several voters noticed the oversight. "We are rectifying it," she said. "There was no intent to leave them off." Fewer than 500 of the erroneous ballots were sent out, and some have already been returned. Replacement ballots will be sent to everyone who requested an absentee ballot along with a letter explaining the

    Oct 08,
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  • Poplar Bluff Speedway is hosting the Nathan Rettig Memorial Race Oct. 28th, 29th, 30th. For more information visit: www.poplarbluffspeedway.com/nrettig_memorial.htm To find out more about Nathan visit: www.nathanrettig.com

    Oct 07,
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