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2 hrs ago | KXXV-TV Waco

California Legislature passes 'yes means yes' bill

State lawmakers have passed a bill that would make California the first state to define when "yes means yes" while investigating sexual assaults on college campuses.

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7 hrs ago | KQED

Zero-Tolerance Policing Is Not Racism, Say St. Louis-Area Cops

Police arrest a woman in Ferguson, Mo., protesting the shooting death of Michael Brown.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Violent Crime

7 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Hillary Clinton weighs in on tension in Ferguson - 19 days after fatal shooting of Michael Brown

Nearly three weeks after an unarmed black teen was gunned down in a St. Louis suburb by a white police officer, sparking violent riots and a national conversation about race, Hillary Clinton finally broke her silence about the ongoing tension in Ferguson, Mo.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Ferguson, MO, Conservative Political News

9 hrs ago | Russia Taday

Ferguson aftermath: California city tells cops to get rid of armored vehicle

The city council of Davis, California has decided to drop the local police department's Pentagon-supplied armored vehicle following worries from the community that it could be used against demonstrations, as was the case in Ferguson, Missouri this month.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, UC Davis

13 hrs ago | Reuters

After the riots, Ferguson businesses long for normal

When Ferguson business owner Chantelle Nickson-Clark spoke at a St. Louis County council meeting this week her voice shook with anger.

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Related Topix: St. Louis, MO, Florissant, MO

17 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

Recording May Capture Shots Fired at Teenager

The federal authorities have received a brief video clip from a man who lives near the site where Michael Brown was killed and which, the man's lawyer says, inadvertently captured the sounds of the gunshots fired at Brown.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

21 hrs ago | The Washington Post

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The Missouri State Highway Patrol and the St. Louis County Police Department plan to continue patrolling West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, authorities said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: St. Louis, MO, Jay Nixon, US Governors, Sports

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Switched

St. Louis County Police Chief Defends Aggressive Response To Ferguson Protests

The head of the Saint Louis County Police, who oversaw the crackdown on protests in nearby Ferguson shortly after a teenager was shot and killed by a police officer there, is defending the way his officers used military-style equipment even during peaceful daytime protests.

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KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Man charged in Jennings church theftMan charged in Jennings church...

A St. Louis man has been charged for burglarizing a church and stealing more than $1,500 worth of electronics in Jennings.

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Related Topix: St. Louis, MO, Jennings, MO

NewsBusters.org

CBS's Duthiers on Missouri State Law on Police Use of Force:...

Reporting on the latest in Ferguson, Missouri for Tuesday night's CBS Evening News , CBS News correspondent Vladimir Duthiers interviewed a St. Louis detective on what Missouri state law states regarding the ability of law enforcement to use deadly force.

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Related Topix: Missouri, Ferguson, MO

KMIZ

Judge OKs charter amendment on Olivette ballot

A St. Louis County judge has ruled in favor of Olivette residents who want a more direct say in city officials' use of public land.

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Mother Jones

10 Hours in Ferguson: A Visual Timeline of Michael Brown's Death and Its Aftermath

Below is a visual timeline detailing the events of August 9, from the time a Ferguson police officer shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown until about 10 p.m. that night, when a group of police vehicles departed from the neighborhood .

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Twitter, St. Louis, MO

Slate

Dan Page's Deeply Disturbing Views on Race, Sexual Assault, and Government

Does it come as a shock that Officer Dan Page, who was suspended by the St. Louis County Police Department after shoving CNN correspondent Don Lemon mid-reporting, has some bizarre and offensive ideas about blacks, women, and the government? A number of outlets have pointed to a rant Page delivered earlier this year.* In a handful of interviews ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News

Tue Aug 26, 2014

KSAT-TV San Antonio

Michael Brown shooting: Legal questions loom

What charges could Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson face? What would state and federal authorities have to prove in order to pursue charges? And does the fact that the gunman was a police officer change how the case could play out? A local grand jury has started hearing testimony, but that doesn't mean any particular charges are being ... (more)

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Criminal Defense Law, Law

The Lebanon Daily News

Ferguson shooting protests move to St. Louis

Protests over the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in suburban St. Louis migrated to the city Tuesday as demonstrators pressed for broad reforms to local and federal law enforcement - including the revival of a proposed civilian police oversight board.

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ABC News

Ferguson Shooting Protests Move to St. Louis

Protests over the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in suburban St. Louis migrated to the city Tuesday as demonstrators pressed for broad reforms to local and federal law enforcement - including the revival of a proposed civilian police oversight board.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Ferguson shooting protests move to St. Louis

A group of protesters march from City Hall to the federal courthouse a few blocks away Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, in St. Louis.

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Mashable

CNN Plays Alleged Audiotape of Michael Brown Shooting

In the tape, you can hear what sounds like at least 10 shots fired, with a significant pause separating the shooting into two segments.

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ThinkProgress

Why Civil Rights Groups Are Calling For The Ferguson Prosecutor To Step Down

As St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch presented the case for charging Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson privately before a grand jury, protesters stood outside calling for his removal.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Jay Nixon, US Governors, Criminal Defense Law, Law

NorthJersey.com

Opinion: Black America and the burden of the perfect victim

TourA©, a co-host of "The Cycle" on MSNBC, is the author of "Who's Afraid of Post-Blackness?: What It Means to Be Black Now."

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Opinion

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