Friday, August 16, 1996
WEDNESDAY: Treasury Department releases monthly statement. 2 p.m.
THURSDAY: Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims. 8:30 a.m.
FRIDAY: Commerce releases durable goods. 8:30 a.m.
Washington - President Clinton scheduled to travel to New York.
Vandenberg AFB, Calif. - Early morning Air Force launch of mystery satellite.
Valley Forge, Pa. - Winner of Reform Party presidential nomination will be announced.
Bassterre, St. Kitts - Court hears U.S. request for extradition of four St. Kitts men who face local drug-trafficking charges linked to a double murder and a scandal that brought down the government.
Washington - Congress in recess until Sept. 4.
New York - President Clinton scheduled to travel to Tennessee.
Los Angeles - Green Party nominates consumer activist Ralph Nader as its 1996 presidential candidate.
Little Rock, Ark. - Sentencing for Gov. Jim Guy Tucker and President Clinton's former buisness partner, James McDougal, for their conviction on Whitewater charges.
Louisville, Ky. - Veterans Affairs Secretary Jesse Brown speaks to VFW national convention.
Atlanta - House Speaker Newt Gingrich makes a medal presentation for the Paralympics. Later, he holds an on-line conversation with constituents.
Pueblo, Colo. - Arraignment for 20-year-old man charged with killing two priests.
Boulder, Colo. - First Annual Wireless Communications Conference. Through Aug. 21.
Richmond, Va. - State commission reviews pending legislation that would compel health insurers to cover the costs of contraceptive and for services of certified nurse-midwives.
Louisville, Ky. - Republican presidential nominee Bob Dole speaks to national VFW convention.
Little Rock, Ark. - Sentencing for Susan McDougal, a business partner of President Clinton, on Whitewater conviction.
Louisville, Ky. - Vice President Al Gore speaks to national VFW convention.
Atlanta - City Council holds public hearing on the city's 911 system, which has come under fire for its handling of the Olympic park bomb threat.
Potosi, Mo. - Execution scheduled for 12:01 a.m. for Richard Oxford, an Oklahoma prison escapee convicted of killing a Missouri couple.
Stafford, Va. - Board of Supervisors votes on whether Wal-Mart will be allowed to build new store adjacent to George Washington's boyhood home.
Norfolk, Va. - Sentencing in federal court for Clark Ryan Martin, 24, a political science student convicted of conspiracy in arson fires at two Tidewater abortion clinics.
Santa Monica, Calif. - Hearing on media motions seeking cameras in the courtroom and a lifting of gag order in the O.J. Simpson wrongful death trial.
Richmond, Va. - A librarian arrested by the FBI for her sarcastic quip that a bomb was hidden in her luggage is scheduled for hearing in federal court.
Kansas City, Mo. - Start of annual meeting of International Association of Fire Chiefs.
Spotsylvania, Va. - Burial with military honors of a skull found in 1865 on the Spotsylvania Civil War battlefield (a year after the battle) known only as "Rebel Butler." The skull is being returned to Virginia from a museum in Indiana.
Deming, N.M. - Great American Duck Race.