Today in History
(National News ~ 04/08/17)
Today in History Today is Saturday, April 8, the 98th day of 2017. There are 267 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 8, 1952, President Harry S. Truman seized the American steel industry to avert a nationwide strike. (The Supreme Court later ruled that Truman had overstepped his authority, opening the way for a seven-week strike by steelworkers.)...
Out of the past: April 8
(Out of the Past ~ 04/08/17)
Melvin Gateley received the most votes in Tuesday's municipal election to win one of three four-year terms on the Cape Girardeau City Council; he received 2,741 votes, or nearly 27 percent of those cast; Melvin Kasten finished second and incumbent Al Spradling III was reelected; losing their bids for seats on the council were Loretta Schneider and Lawrence Godfrey...
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