No. 00-2856

259 F.3d 922 (2001)

Carolyn Kenney, Appellant v. Scripps Howard Broadcasting Company, d/b/a Kshb-TV41, Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit.

Filed: August 3, 2001

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Thomas C. Locke, argued, Independence, MO (Michael W. Manners, on the brief), for appellant.

David S. Wachen, argued, Washington, DC (Bernard J. Rhodes, Bruce W. Sanford, and Bruce D. Brown, on the brief), for appellee.

Before WOLLMAN, Chief Judge, HANSEN, Circuit Judge, and BARNES, District Judge.

BARNES, District Judge.

Appellant appeals the district court's2 grant of Defendant's motion for summary judgment on her claim of defamation. We affirm the district court's decision based solely on the Missouri fair report privilege.


Appellant is the grandmother of minor Lauren Kenney and the mother of Chris Kenney, Lauren's father. Chris Kenney and Lauren's mother, Angela Miles, had never been married and had never...

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