Monday, August 26, 1996
MONDAY: National Association of Realtors releases July existing home sales. 10 a.m.
THURSDAY: Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims. 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases 2nd quarter GDP. 8:30 a.m.; Commerce releases July new home sales. 10 a.m.
FRIDAY: Commerce releases June personal income, spending. 8:30 a.m.; Commerce releases July factory orders. 10 a.m.
Huntington, W.Va. - President Clinton begins campaign train trip to Chicago. He's also expected to stop in Ashland, Ky., and Columbus and Chillicothe, Ohio.
Deming, New Mexico - End of Great American Duck Race.
London - Bank holiday, all financial markets closed.
Washington - Congress in recess until Sept. 4.
Chicago - Democratic National Convention opens. Through Aug. 29.
Columbus, Ohio - President Clinton travels to Arlington, Bowling Green and Toledo.
Dayton, Ohio - Federal trial on civil suit filed by residents who allege they've been harmed by radioactive emissions from the Mound nuclear weapons plant.
Austin, Texas - Conference on HIV, AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases.
Milwaukee - George McGovern, former U.S. Senator and 1972 Democratic presidential candidate, to begin guest lecture series at Marquette University.
Virginia Beach, Va. - Start of jury trial for second former Navy SEAL trainee charged in the murder, abduction and attempted rape of a vacationing student from Emory University.
Phoenix - Trial date for Jean Dooley, woman who had undergone hysterectomy and then shot at people at hospital. She's charged with attempted first-degree murder.
Lincoln, Neb. - Hearing on defense request to dismiss gun charges against former University of Nebraska football player Tyrone Williams stemming from a 1994 shooting.
Santa Ana, Calif. - An aide to Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, Rhonda Carmony, faces trial for campaign dirty tricks.
Santa Monica, Calif. - Status conference in the O.J. Simpson wrongful death trial.
Santa Barbara, Calif. - Bob Dole vacations in the Santa Barbara area.
Alaska State Primary
Oklahoma State Primary
Toledo, Ohio - President Clinton travels to Wyandotte, Royal Oak, Pontiac and East Lansing, Mich.
Houston - Actor Christopher Reeve delivers speech via satellite at the Texas Association for Home Care annual meeting and exhibition.
Tucson, Ariz. - Federal trial set for Alaska man accused of taking illegally acquired wildlife items across international boundaries.
Haines City, Fla. - Former first lady Rosalynn Carter speaks at start of four-day Florida Aging Network Training Conference.
Santa Maria, Calif. - Trial in the Michael Jackson wrongful discharge lawsuit tentatively scheduled to begin.
Tonopah, Nev. - Sentencing of high school teacher Joseph Peterson on sexual assault conviction.
Santa Ana, Calif. - Orange County prosecutors argue before appeals court that wants to throw out their charges against Stanton and Steiner.
Jakarta, Indonesia - Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF)-Philippines peace talks. Through Aug. 30.
Paris - Communist-led General Labor Confederation, France's largest labor union, holds news conference to discuss fall labor action.
Venice, Italy - Film Festival. Through Sept. 7.
London - Final divorce decree expected for Prince Charles and Princess Diana.
East Lansing, Mich. - President Clinton travels to Battle Creek, Kalamazoo, Mich.; Michigan City, Ind., and Chicago.
Martinsburg, W.Va. - A former Hare Krishna swami is sentenced on a federal racketeering charge.
Santa Monica, Calif. - Deadline for filing pretrial motions in the O.J. Simpson wrongful death trial.
San Luis Obispo, Calif. - Richard Allen Schoenfeld, convicted in the Chowchilla school bus kidnapping 20 years ago this summer, has parole hearing.
Huntsville, Texas - Scheduled execution for convicted killer Javier Medina.
Milwaukee - Arraignment for Kevin Konrad Frank who said voices in his head told him to kill a 10-year-old Greendale girl.
Kenosha, Wis. - Arraignment for Richard DuMez, who is accused of setting 11 fires in Kenosha County since last September - one of them allegedly motivated by racism.
Waupaca, Wis. - 1996 Dog Days of Wisconsin Summer Camp for canines and their owners. Through Sept. 2.
Branson, Mo. - Ralph Reed of the Christian Coalition meets with Revival Fires, a gathering of charismatic conservatives.
Cerritos, Calif. - Tenth anniversary of mid-air collision between Aeromexico jetliner and a small private plane in which 82 people died.