Sigma Alpha Mu http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Morning headlines: Friday, July 20, 2012 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-friday-july-20-2012 <p><strong>McCaskill to launch TV ads ahead of Aug. 7 primary</strong></p><p>For months, Missouri&#39;s Republican U.S. Senate candidates have been campaigning by criticizing Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill. McCaskill has returned the fire during campaign events. Now McCaskill says she is launching TV ads individually targeting her potential Republican competitors - Congressman Todd Akin, former state Treasurer Sarah Steelman and businessman John Brunner.</p> Fri, 20 Jul 2012 14:22:57 +0000 Julie Bierach, The Associated Press & WBEZ 4149 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Friday, July 20, 2012