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  1. "This is a lot worse": The wicked truth about the...Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Salon

    ... tear gas to disperse a crowd in Ferguson, Mo. Peter Callahan was caught between two police lines in the West Florissant section of Ferguson, Mo., on Sunday night, when something fiery hot singed his leg . A nearby protester's shirt briefly caught ...

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  2. Medical Campus town halls focus on Ferguson, diversity, inclusionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Washington University in St. Louis

    ... to comfortably voice opinions and ideas. Terrence Freeman, PhD, a professor at St. Louis Community College at Florissant Valley and a frequent speaker on diversity-related issues, spoke at two of the meetings and will be at the sessions this week. ...

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  3. An Eyewitness Account of Violence in Ferguson, Mo.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Black Voice News

    ... gathered at the site of his death for a vigil in his honor. After a while, they decided to march down West Florissant Ave. to a QuikTrip gas station/convenience store. After that, the details of what is happening in Ferguson become murky, depending ...

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  4. Urban League hosting job fair in FergusonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 29 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    ... up to host a job fair next month. The job fair takes place Saturday, September 13, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Florissant Valley campus, 3400 Pershall Road. The Ferguson Job and Resource Fair is sponsored by St. Louis Community College, Emerson, ...

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  5. 'I Love Ferguson' committee seeks volunteers SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 29 | KMOV-TV Saint Louis

    (KMOV.com) The "I Love Ferguson" committee is asking for volunteers this weekend to help distribute "I Love Ferguson" yard signs. Volunteers are asked to meet at the Corner Coffee House, located at 100 North Florissant, Saturday at 9:30 a.m.

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  6. Urban League plans job fair for Ferguson residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 29 | Business Journal

    ... a job fair for Ferguson residents from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13, at St. Louis Community College at Florissant Valley. Companies looking to participate should contact Sharon Johnson of the Urban League, sjohnson@urbanleague-stl.org or ...

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  7. Banks, economic groups team to offer loans to Ferguson businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | Business Journal

    ... Crim , president of the partnership, said in an interview. But Varun Madaksira , owner of Red's Barbecue, 9300 W. Florissant Ave., and Pulkit Patel , of Ferguson Market, 9101 W. Florissant Ave., said they need immediate assistance. "I think it's ...

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  8. After the riots, Ferguson businesses long for normalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | AlertNet

    ... Clark's concerns are echoed by small independent business owners along the half-mile (0.8-km) stretch of West Florissant Avenue, the four-lane street that became the epicenter of protests after 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot by Darren Wilson, a ...

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  9. 'We are hurting': After unrest, Ferguson businesses hope for a return to normalcyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | The Raw Story

    ... Clark's concerns are echoed by small independent business owners along the half-mile (0.8-km) stretch of West Florissant Avenue, the four-lane street that became the epicenter of protests after 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot by Darren Wilson, a ...

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  10. Missouri National Guard completes exit from FergusonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | Business Journal

    ... er, Johnson said the Missouri State Highway Patrol and county police will continue to maintain a presence on West Florissant in the coming days, KSDK reports. Later...

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  11. National Guard Leaves FergusonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | RiverBender.com

    ... Johnson added that St. Louis County and Missouri Highway Patrol officers will continue to patrol the area of West Florissant where protests and violence followed Brown's death. The area has seen relative calm since late last week.

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  12. Police defend tactics during Michael Brown unrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | Windsor Beacon

    ... Missouri State Highway Patrol and St. Louis County Police will continue to patrol about a mile and half of West Florissant, which has been ground zero for protests during the past two weeks. Those officers will also respond to 911 calls that come in ...

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  13. Police scaling back efforts in Ferguson, Mo.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | TwinCities

    ... that troopers and St. Louis County police have dismantled their command center on the troubled stretch of West Florissant Avenue, site of numerous nighttime protests in the St. Louis suburb. The announcement comes days after the governor deactivated ...

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  14. Calm restored, police scaling back in Ferguson, Mo.Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Boston Herald

    ... that troopers and St. Louis County police have dismantled their command center on the troubled stretch of West Florissant Avenue, site of numerous nighttime protests in the St. Louis suburb. The announcement comes days after the governor deactivated ...

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  15. Alderman French opens #HealSTL office in FergusonAlderman French...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    ... open the doors to #HealSTL, adding a physical location to his work in Ferguson, Missouri. Located just off West Florissant, French says this building will serve as a place to coordinate political change in that community. "This is where volunteers ...

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  16. Mix up leads to chauffeur receiving tickets for expired platsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | KMOV-TV Saint Louis

    FLORISSANT, Mo. A professional chauffeur is confused and upset as to why Florissant Police gave him a ticket for an expired license plate when the sticker on the plate shows otherwise.

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  17. Heal STL Opens Storefront In Ferguson to Register and Organize Black VotersRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Daily Kos

    ... in Ferguson, he has stepped up to help organize Ferguson's future leaders. Despite brutal heat on Saturday, West Florissant was more active than it has been in several days. The atmosphere was positive, as many people were there to take part in the ...

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  18. What It Was Like Living Under Police Occupation in FergusonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | The Nation

    ... Wilson shot and killed Michael Brown, is slowly returning to normal. Not long ago, nightly protests on West Florissant Avenue - and the heavy-handed police response to them - disrupted neighborhood life, taking a major psychological and financial ...

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  19. Institutional Racism in Ferguson? First Black School Chief Speaks Out After Forced ResignationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | Democracy Now

    Art McCoy , first African-American superintendent of the Ferguson-Florissant School District.

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  20. Ferguson remains calm; one arrestedFerguson remains calm; one...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    ... there have been no traffic restrictions in recent days, Johnson said there were temporary restrictions along West Florissant in the early evening to accommodate a march. All reopened by 7:15 p.m.

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