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4 hrs ago | NewsBusters.org

Only NBC Acknowledges Gov. Jay Nixon Caling For 'Vigorous Prosecution' of Missouri Cop

On Tuesday, August 19, Governor Jay Nixon called for the "vigorous prosecution" of Darren Wilson, the Missouri police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown last week.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Missouri, Violent Crime, Today, Entertainment, Television, Matt Lauer

8 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Man shot, killed by officers in north St. Louis

A 23-year-old man brandishing a knife was shot and killed by a St. Louis police officer Tuesday afternoon, according to the St. Louis police department Police Chief Sam Dotson said via Twitter that an officer gave verbal commands, and both officers "feared for their safety" before firing their weapons.

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12 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

Governor won't seek removal of county prosecutor

In an effort to foster some good will Missouri State Higway Patrol trooper D. Reuter chats with protester Robert Clark along West Florissant Avenue on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, St. Louis, MO, Violent Crime, US Governors

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Dan Sullivan takes lead in Alaska GOP Senate race

American cities looking to be more innovative in how they address local issues can now get a helping hand from former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's charitable foundation.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, Democrat, US National Guard, US Military, US Governors, Missouri

KTEN-TV Denison

US officials: Video shows American's beheading

The Obama administration says it has not confirmed the authenticity of a video that purports to show the killing of an American journalist by Islamic State militants.

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Related Topix: Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, US National Guard, US Military, US Governors

WFAA-TV Dallas

How can authorities restore order in Ferguson?

They've lined the streets with police in riot gear, brought in a new black commander with an empathetic manner, imposed a curfew, lifted it and deployed the National Guard - and still the violence erupts nightly in the town of Ferguson, Missouri.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Riot, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Governors

ThinkProgress

What It Means That Governor Nixon Sent In The Guard

The National Guard was sent in to Ferguson, Missouri on Wednesday. Thus far, it hasn't done much to quell tensions between police and protestors.

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Related Topix: Prison, US National Guard, US Military, US Governors, Ferguson, MO, Kent State University, George Bush

NorthJersey.com

As protests rage, Obama struggles to find his role

When racial tensions erupted midway through his first presidential campaign, Barack Obama came to Philadelphia to decry the "racial stalemate we've been stuck in for years."

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WNDH-FM Napoleon

More Violence Erupts In Ferguson As Two Rioters Are Shot

FERGUSON, Mo. - Protests continued Monday night in Ferguson, Mo. with activities turning violent, including the shooting of two rioters.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US Governors

US News & World Report

Race Impacts Perception of Michael Brown Shooting Death in Ferguson

Protests in Ferguson, Missouri, again turned violent over the weekend in response to the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, who was killed by police officer Darren Wilson on August 9. Unsurprisingly, a new Pew poll finds that race itself impacts reactions as to whether or not Brown's death "raises important issues about race or whether ... (more)

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KSWO

100,000 elephants killed in Africa, study finds

The alleged lover of the pregnant missing wife of a U.S. Marine based in Southern California has been arrested in Alaska on a federal warrant.

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Related Topix: Pacific Gas and Electric, Energy, US Politics, US News, US Senate, James Jeffords, US Governors

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Activists ask protesters to clear Ferguson streets

Leaders of the Nation of Islam and other black activist groups working to calm tensions in Ferguson are asking protesters to clear the streets of the St. Louis suburb at sunset amid the National Guard's arrival.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, US Governors, Missouri

WAOW

Police: Man arrested in Illinois following Rothschild bar shooting

Several dozen protesters blocked a freeway exit ramp at 10th and Michigan streets in Milwaukee for several minutes around 5:30 p.m. Sunday.

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Related Topix: Missouri, Ferguson, MO, Weather, US Governors

WDSU-TV New Orleans

Why bring National Guard to Ferguson?

By calling National Guard troops into Ferguson, Missouri, authorities are taking the situation "to the opposite extreme of community policing," a former FBI assistant director says.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US Governors

The Star Press

Analysis: Seeking a path to peace in Ferguson

Analysis: Seeking a path to peace in Ferguson After days of unrest, authorities seek a recipe for peace.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison, US Governors

Cybercast News Service

Obama in Washington for meetings on Iraq, Missouri

Taking a two-day break from summer vacation, President Barack Obama returned to work at the White House Monday, replacing images of him bicycling and golfing on an island resort with those of him at the White House huddling over current crises with top advisers.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Eric Holder, Ferguson, MO, US Governors

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Brown family attorney: Teen surrendering when shot by Ferguson police

Dr. Michael Baden discusses the preliminary autopsy results of Michael Brown on Monday.

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NBC12

Ukraine: rebels fire on civilian convoy

A child born in 2013 will cost a middle-income American family an average of $245,340 until he or she becomes an adult, with families living in the Northeast taking on a greater burden, according to a report out... A child born in 2013 will cost a middle-income American family an average of $245,340 until he or she becomes an adult, with families ... (more)

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KFVS12

WikiLeaks founder says he'll leave embassy soon

Assange has been holed up in the embassy - a small ground floor apartment near London's Harrods department store - for more than two years.

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Related Topix: WikiLeaks, Ferguson, MO, Riot, US Governors

Iol.co.za

Curfew re-imposed after Ferguson protests

Authorities on Sunday imposed a midnight curfew for the second night a row in the tense St Louis suburb where an unarmed black teen was shot to death last week by police, seeking to secure an elusive peace as protesters continued to gather.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, St. Louis, MO, US Governors, Violent Crime

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