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Missouri troopers to take o...

Missouri troopers to take over Ferguson security

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The Missouri State Highway Patrol will take over supervising security in the St. Louis suburb that's been the scene of violent protests since a police officer fatally shot an unarmed black teenager, the governor announced Thursday.

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on Aug 14, 2014 at 10:52 PM
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Obama vows justice in Missouri shooting

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President promises to ensure "justice is done" for slain teenager Michael Brown.

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on Aug 14, 2014 at 10:51 PM
Protests turn violent after...

Protests turn violent after police shoot teen Missouri

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Police used tear gas and smoke bombs to repel crowds who threw Molotov cocktails during another violent night on the streets of a St. Louis suburb in the wake of the shooting of the unarmed 18-year old Michael Brown.

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on Aug 14, 2014 at 10:20 AM
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Obama says Missouri shooting death tragic, reflection needed

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By Nick Carey FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) - President Barack Obama called the police shooting death of an unarmed black teenager a tragedy on Tuesday and urged a thoughtful response after two nights of violent protests, looting and arrests in a St. Louis suburb. "I know the events of the past few days have prompted strong passions, but ... I urge everyone in Ferguson, Missouri, and across the c...

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on Aug 13, 2014 at 07:20 AM
Obama: Remember Mo. teen th...

Obama: Remember Mo. teen through 'reflection and understanding

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President Barack Obama says that while the shooting death of a Missouri teenager has prompted "strong passions," people should remember Michael Brown through "reflection and understanding."

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on Aug 13, 2014 at 05:50 AM
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Sharpton: Police must ID shooter of Missouri teen

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — Civil rights activist the Rev. Al Shaprton is calling on police to release the name of the officer who fatally shot an unarmed Missouri teenager while also pleading that protests remain peaceful.

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on Aug 12, 2014 at 07:50 PM

Teacher Darrin Peters from Fenton, Mo., to Receive 2014 Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators (MO)

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Environmental NewsFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE(Lenexa, Kan., Aug.12, 2014) - Darrin Peters, a teacher from Rockwood Summit High School in Fenton, Mo., has been named the recipient of a 2014 Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators, EPA Region 7 announced today.The Presidential Innovation A...

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on Aug 12, 2014 at 05:50 PM
Missouri shooting victim ca...

Missouri shooting victim called quiet, respectful

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FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Family and friends of a Missouri teenager fatally shot by a police officer describe Michael Brown as a quiet, respectful and nonviolent youth.

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on Aug 12, 2014 at 06:20 AM
Second night of rioting aft...

Second night of rioting after killing of black Missouri teen

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By Jason McLure and Carey Gillam FERGUSON, Mo. (Reuters) - Police fired tear gas after rioting broke out for a second night in Ferguson, Missouri, despite calls on Monday for calm from the mother of a black teenager who was shot to death by police at the weekend. Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson said officers were focused on dispersing the crowd, which was smaller than the night before, but we...

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on Aug 12, 2014 at 04:20 AM
Vandalism, looting after vi...

Vandalism, looting after vigil for Missouri man

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A day of anger over a fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man in suburban St. Louis turned to mayhem as people looted businesses, vandalized vehicles and confronted police who sought to block off access to several areas of the city.

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on Aug 11, 2014 at 04:50 PM