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After fire at slain teen's memorial, protests erupt in Missouri

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By Carey Gillam (Reuters) - Five people were arrested and two police officers injured in renewed violence overnight on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, sparked by a fire that destroyed a shrine to a black teenager killed by a police officer last month. Shots were fired and rocks and bottles thrown at officers in clashes between police and more than 100 protesters, which took place late Tuesda...

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on Sep 24, 2014 at 05:20 PM
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Cop who killed Missouri teen testifies before grand jury: newspaper

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By Carey Gillam (Reuters) - The Ferguson, Missouri police officer whose fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager has ignited weeks of protests testified Tuesday before a St. Louis grand jury hearing evidence in the case, according to a report in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Darren Wilson, who has been in hiding since the Aug. 9 shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown, spent nearly four hours t...

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on Sep 17, 2014 at 08:50 PM
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EnGo Public Charging Station is Powered by Kinetic Tiles and Solar Panels in Missouri

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NYC-based tech startup Volta Group has just installed its first EnGo public charging station that powers mobile devices with a clean energy combo of kinetic tiles and solar panels. Students at Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri can now recharge up to

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on Sep 17, 2014 at 01:54 AM
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Stringent new abortion rule in Missouri

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Missouri women seeking abortions will face one of the nation's most stringent waiting periods, after state lawmakers overrode the governor's veto to enact a 72-hour delay that includes no exception for ...

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on Sep 11, 2014 at 03:51 PM

Arrests reported in protest over Missouri shooting

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Protesters sitting or standing in the road around Interstate 70 on-ramps near the St. Louis suburb where Michael Brown, 18, was shot dead by Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson on Aug. 9 were arrested, the newspaper said. Missouri law enforcement agencies did not respond to requests for comment. St. Louis County and Missouri State Highway Patrol officers closed the highway on-ramp to traffic and tol...

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on Sep 10, 2014 at 11:20 PM
Missouri executes man for k...

Missouri executes man for killing 2 in robbery

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BONNE TERRE, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri inmate was put to death Wednesday for killing two people during a restaurant robbery in 1998, the eighth execution in the state this year and the 10th since November.

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on Sep 10, 2014 at 03:20 PM
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Missouri woman gets life for killing husband 4 decades ago

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An elderly Missouri woman convicted of killing her husband four decades ago and burying his body in an abandoned Wyoming gold mine was sentenced to life in prison by a Wyoming judge on Monday, a prosecutor said. Laramie County District Attorney Scott Homar had sought a minimum of 20 years in prison for Alice Uden, 75, of Chadwick, Missouri, while her lawyer argued for a suspended sentence that ...

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on Aug 25, 2014 at 11:50 PM

Mourners, civil rights leaders attend funeral of slain Missouri teen

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By Edward McAllister and Nick Carey ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - Mourners sang, clapped and danced on Monday at funeral services for Michael Brown, remembering the slain black teenager with words of goodwill and joy rather than the violence and outrage that followed his killing by a white police officer. Brown's body lay at the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in a black and gold casket, topp...

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on Aug 25, 2014 at 04:20 PM
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Trayvon Martin parents to join rally for slain Missouri teen

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By Nick Carey and Edward McAllister FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) - The parents of Trayvon Martin, the Florida teenager shot dead in 2012, were expected to join the family of Michael Brown, killed by a police officer in Missouri this month, in a rally in St. Louis on Sunday to protest against police violence. The demonstration will take place one day before the funeral of Brown, an 18-year-old black y...

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on Aug 24, 2014 at 06:50 PM
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Cleveland s Unique Take on Rails to Trails: Streetcar Lines to Bike Lanes

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Cleveland's Midway project has a rails to trails feel about it: bicycling advocates want to turn old streetcar right-of-way into protected bike lanesThe post Cleveland’s Unique Take on Rails to Trails: Streetcar Lines to Bike Lanes appeared first on Sustainablog.

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on Aug 22, 2014 at 08:50 PM