Skelton to Receive Truman Award

February 11, 2006 - Posted at 12:17 p.m. CST

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) _ Missouri Congressman Ike Skelton will

receive the Harry S- Truman Award for Public Service.

The award will be presented in Independence on May fifth on the

front steps of the Truman Museum.

Skelton, a Democrat, is a native of Lexington, Missouri. He has

represented Missouri's fourth Congressional District since 1977.

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