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  1. Ferguson paid a high price for mistakes by governor, prosecutorRead the original story

    23 min ago | Missourian

    ... said Patricia Bynes, who lives in Ferguson Township and represents it as a Democratic committeewoman. Gov. Jay Nixon's decision to confine the National Guard's role to securing places like the Ferguson police station, a police command post and an ...

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  2. Michael Gerson: In Ferguson, where next?Read the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | The Janesville Gazette

    ... which elected officials of both parties are called to display. In St. Louis, a 16-member panel created by Gov. Jay Nixon now walks that tightrope. Usually, commissions are formed as a substitute for action. The Ferguson Commission had better be ...

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  3. Robinson: The dehumanization of FergusonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Denver Post

    ... have withstood vigorous cross-examination? Would he even have taken the stand at a trial? We will never know. Gov. Jay Nixon made a great show beforehand of declaring a state of emergency that would allow him to call in greater resources to ...

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  4. Despite strains in Ferguson, protests remain peacefulRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... the worst violence occurred in this St. Louis suburb on Monday, would remain closed. It has been shut since Gov. Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency this month and called up the Guard ahead of a grand jury returning its decision on whether to ...

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  5. Calm comes to troubled Ferguson; protests dwindle in other US citiesRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Joplin

    The latest arrests brought to more than 300 the total number of people taken into custody in Los Angeles in demonstrations related to the grand jury's decision. About 170 have been arrested in protests in Oakland. Missouri Governor Jay Nixon, who ... (Read full article)

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  6. A glance at Ferguson: Then, now and the futureRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

    ... gathered. Several days of tense protests in the predominantly black community followed, prompting Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon to call in the National Guard. McCulloch decided to present the case to a grand jury. THE ANNOUNCEMENT: Made up of nine white ...

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  7. Black lawman blasts Obama, politicians for weakness during Ferguson mayhemRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, Sheriff David Clarke fiercely complained that Missouri's Democratic governor, Jay Nixon, was derelict in his response to violent protesters who used the grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer to ...

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  8. Re: Biases and Bullets: Black Lives Still Matter, Despite Grand Jury Decision In FergusonRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | NewsOne

    ... it and peacefully take to the streets, somehow the victims get categorized as the agitators. Missouri Governor Jay Nixon set an unnecessary tone when he issued a state of emergency and activated the National Guard before the grand jury's ...

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  9. Governor: No special prosecutor in Darren Wilson caseRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

    ... calls for a special prosecutor to present Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson's case to a new grand jury, Gov. Jay Nixon said he would not entertain the idea. On Monday night, St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch announced Wilson ...

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  10. Protests in Ferguson dwindle, mass arrests at California ralliesRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Joplin

    Missouri Governor Jay Nixon, who declared a state of emergency before the grand jury decision, has deployed about 2,200 National Guard troops to the Ferguson area to quell violence.

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  11. Sound Off: Thanksgiving Day Thoughts on Michael BrownRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Essence Magazine

    This was going to be a column about Thanksgiving. I was going to talk about all the things I am thankful for this year, including the genius that is Shonda Rhimes.

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  12. Illinois high court refuses to hear Sheley appealRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... an Arkansas couple in Missouri. A Missouri prosecutor says Sheley's extradition paperwork remains with Gov. Jay Nixon, and there is no timeline for the governor to act. Unlike Illinois, Missouri has the death penalty. But Missouri prosecutors ...

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  13. Missouri taxpayers sue Nixon for Common Core testRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Home

    A Missouri judge says taxes from three people suing Gov. Jay Nixon won't go to a group creating tests for the Common Core education standards. Cole County Circuit Judge Daniel Green said Tuesday in a temporary restraining order that the lawsuit has a shot at success.

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  14. Shaking the Heavens in Ferguson, MissouriRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Democracy Now

    ... the black side of town, along West Florissant Avenue, was ablaze. There were almost no cops there. Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency a week before the grand jury decision came down, yet the National Guard troops he deployed were ...

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  15. Governor rejects calls for special prosecutor in Michael Brown shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | CBC News

    Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon rejected calls for a new grand jury in the case of Michael Brown, the black teenager shot by a police officer in Ferguson on Aug. 9. Earlier this week, the grand jury recommended no charges against white police officer Darren Wilson. Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has rejected calls for a new grand jury in the case of the fatal police shooting of black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson.

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  16. Shut it down, shut down: Govenor finally protects Ferguson on Night 3Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | CNN

    ... been used previously that the city most likely would still be standing. One cannot help but ask why Governor Jay Nixon refused to use resources that were at his disposal to protect the city? How will history view the decisions leading up to the ...

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  17. Re: #Ferguson Devastated By Violent Protests, Once This Is Over Will There Be Anything Left? [VIDEO]Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NewsOne

    ... es burned to the ground. The Reverend Al Sharpton traveled to Ferguson to help quell some of the anger and Gov. Jay Nixon has authorized 2,200 National Guardsmen to be deployed in hopes of avoiding a repeat of the devastation that happened on Monday.

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  18. Ferguson: 'We're Going to Shake the Heavens'Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    ... the black side of town, along West Florissant Avenue, was ablaze. There were almost no cops there. Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency a week before the grand jury decision came down, yet the National Guard troops he deployed were ...

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  19. U2 and Bono named 'least influential figures of 2014' by GQRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | NME

    ... Depp, who has endured a series of box office flops in the past 12 months, plus CNN, Ferguson, Missouri governor Jay Nixon and the writers of How I Met Your Mother . U2's decision to release their album for free drew a large amount of criticism from ...

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  20. More National Guards called to control situation in Ferguson, MissouriRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    Ferguson Police and U.S. National Guard stand outside of Walgreens in Ferguson, Missouri, the United States, on Nov. 26, 2014. Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has called in more National Guards to control the situation.

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