advertising http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Spence To Stations: Cease And Desist Airing Nixon Ad http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/spence-stations-cease-and-desist-airing-nixon-ad <p><em>Updated with Tuesday's developments</em></p><p>Republican Missouri gubernatorial candidate Dave Spence issued a cease and desist letter to stations broadcasting one of Governor Jay Nixon's campaign ads. The Spence campaign called the ad false and defamatory, saying further broadcasting could lead to lawsuits.</p> Mon, 08 Oct 2012 21:10:17 +0000 Chris McDaniel 5155 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Spence To Stations: Cease And Desist Airing Nixon Ad Akin dismisses claims he hasn't paid for TV ads http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/akin-dismisses-claims-he-hasnt-paid-tv-ads <p>Republican US Senate candidate Todd Akin dismissed claims that his campaign hasn’t paid for TV ads that were set to be run.&nbsp; KOMU-TV in Columbia <a href="http://www.komu.com/news/akin-ads-pulled-due-to-lack-of-payment/">reported</a> Thursday that the station only received half the payment for a full week of Akin’s ads.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 07 Sep 2012 22:14:43 +0000 Chris McDaniel 4539 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Akin dismisses claims he hasn't paid for TV ads "Keep government out of your medicine cabinet," new ads say http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/keep-government-out-your-medicine-cabinet-new-ads-say <p>An industry group representing manufacturers of over-the-counter drugs has begun running radio ads against a Missouri proposal requiring a doctor&#39;s prescription to buy certain cold medicines.</p><p>The legislation is aimed at medications containing pseudoephedrine, which is a key ingredient for <a href="http://www.nida.nih.gov/infofacts/methamphetamine.html">methamphetamine</a>. Supporters hope to cut down on Missouri&#39;s meth production by making it harder for people to get ahold of pseudoephedrine.</p> Fri, 25 Mar 2011 14:54:55 +0000 The Associated Press & Kelsey Proud 806 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org "Keep government out of your medicine cabinet," new ads say