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3 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Steve Kraske: Claire McCaskill flirts with a run for Missouri governor

Running for the U.S. Senate was never a sure thing for Claire McCaskill. She had to be courted.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Charles Schumer

6 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Backers of Nebraska wage hike target new voters

Backers of a ballot measure that seeks to raise Nebraska's minimum wage say the effort could drive up turnout and improve the chances of Democratic candidates in some high-profile races.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Lee Terry, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Nebraska Government, Nebraska, US Senate, Democrat

10 hrs ago | CBS News

Ferguson cops start wearing body cameras: report

Members of Ferguson Police Department wearing what appear to be body cameras during rally on August 30, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri over shooting death on August 9, 2014 of unarmed black teenager.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Violent Crime

14 hrs ago | Las Vegas Review Journal

Metro used federal program to get military helicopters, equipment

Vietnam-era Bell UH-1 Iroquois, commonly called a Huey, as seen Friday, Aug 29, 2014 in a hangar at the North Las Vegas Airport .

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Related Topix: Bell Aircraft, Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Bell UH-1 Iroquois, Las Vegas, NV, North Las Vegas, NV, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Mount Charleston, NV, US House of Representatives, Representative Hank Johnson

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Politico

Why Ferguson might just prompt real change

The script usually goes like this: Shocking incident happens. Political leaders and advocates all promise changes so it doesn't happen again.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Newtown, CT, US Politics, Emanuel Cleaver, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate

Seattle Times

Getting Ferguson majority to show its clout at polls

Shiron Hagens, right, helps resident Rita Foley register to vote at a rally in Ferguson, Mo., on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Reporter

Editorial: Do police really need military equipment?

It is a difficult time to be in law enforcement. Thanks to the hard work of police and sheriffs, though, it is also a difficult time to be a criminal.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Ferguson, MO, Opinion

Star Tribune

Do cops really need grenade launchers?

One bullet was enough for TV's Deputy Barney Fife, but apparently not for thousands of small-town police officers in today's America, where cops in some departments come fully loaded for combat.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Cottonwood County, MN, Opinion

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Courier News

OPINION: Police problem is unaccountable attitudeOPINION: Police...

OPINION: Police problem is unaccountable attitude Their job is to deal with citizens, not act like soldiers in a war zone Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/1ps8m2b Asbury Park Press photo/Thomas P. Costello This former military vehicle is now part of the Middletown Township Police Department fleet.

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Related Topix: Middletown, NJ, SWAT, Entertainment, Television, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Drama, Representative Henry "Hank" Johnson, US House of Representatives, Opinion

WYFF-TV Greenville

Several police forces across the Upstate adopt body cameras

In light of the shooting of unarmed teen Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, some police forces are putting body cameras to use on their officers.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Greenville County, SC

WYFF-TV Greenville

Body cameras used to hold law enforcement, citizens accountable

WYFF News 4 Investigates found more law enforcement agencies in the Upstate are using a device that's recording when an officer uses deadly force.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Greenville, SC, Greenville County, SC, Greer, SC

JD Supra

NCAA Passes Resolution Seeking To Clarify The Role of Athletic...

On August 08, 2014, the Executive Committee of the National Collegiate Athletic Association passed a resolution addressing how athletic departments should handle cases of sexual misconduct involving student athletes.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kelly Ayotte, Republican

The Washington Post

Does a restorative justicea in campus sexual assault cases make sense?

Sen. Claire McCaskill , Sen. Dean Heller , Sen. Richard Blumenthal , Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand , Sen. Kelly Ayotte , Sen. Mark Warner and Sen. Marco Rubio are joined by sexual assault survivors during a recent news conference new legislation aimed at curbing sexual assaults on college campuses.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Senator Dean Heller, Representative Dean Heller, US House of Representatives, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Senator Kelly Ayotte, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

Steuben Courier

Matthew T. Mangino: Violent crime was rampant not too long ago

George Santayana, the Spanish-American philosopher and novelist, once said, 'Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.'

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Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Ferguson, MO, Opinion

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Scanews.com

Two Missouri Congressmen Meet With Defense Secretary Over 'Militarization' Of Local Law Enforcement

With the scars of violent protests still visible in Ferguson, Democratic Reps. Lacy Clay of St. Louis and Emanuel Cleaver of Kansas City, met with Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel at the Pentagon Thursday night to discuss their concerns over the so-called "militarization" of local law enforcement.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Lacy Clay, Emanuel Cleaver, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Ferguson, MO, Barack Obama

St. Cloud Times

Our View: Police body cameras hold promiseOur View: Police body...

Our View: Police body cameras hold promise Studies show these cameras reduce complaints against officers along with use of force Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/opinion/2014/08/28/view-police-body-cameras-hold-promise/14766567/ A police officer keeps watch over demonstrators protesting the shooting death of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Ferguson, MO, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Opinion

TV Technology

Police, Body Cameras and Broadcast News

SPRINGFIELD, VA. In the past two weeks, Michael Brown went from being an unknown teen to being the most talked-about citizen in the country.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Ferguson, MO

New Yorker

The Press in Ferguson

On the ninth night of the protests in Ferguson, Missouri, Chris King, the managing editor of the St. Louis American , one of the country's oldest black newspapers, got word from a protestor that "outside agitators" were in possession of grenades.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Senator Roy Blunt, St Louis County, MO, Twitter, Cell Phones, Electronics

Washington Examiner

Missouri governor was 'uninvited' from Michael Brown's funeral

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon did not attend the funeral service Monday for Michael Brown, the unarmed teen shot and killed by a police officer in Ferguson , Mo., because Nixon was "uninvited," two African-American community leaders told the Washington Examiner .

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Related Topix: US Politics, Lacy Clay, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Missouri, Jay Nixon, US Governors, Maxine Waters

The Washington Post

McCaskill to chair Ferguson-themed hearing on militarization of police

Sen. Claire McCaskill speaks to reporters after addressing a forum of residents and faith and community leaders who were discussing unrest in the town of Ferguson, Mo.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Ferguson, MO, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, 9, Education

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