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Florissant, Missouri is located in St Louis County. Zip codes in Florissant, MO include 63032, 63033, and 63031. The median home price in Florissant is $82,900 which is roughly $71/per square foot. More Florissant information.

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5 hrs ago | Business Journal

What is Shield of Hope, the nonprofit that halted donations for Officer Darren Wilson on GoFundMe?

Two GoFundMe pages related to fundraising for Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson , who fatally shot Michael Brown on Aug. 9, have stopped accepting donations as of August 30. The accounts together had raised over $430,000 to support Wilson.

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9 hrs ago | Washington Times

Kansas cornerback Short withdraws from school

Junior cornerback Kevin Short has withdrawn from Kansas due to person reasons, though coach Charlie Weis left open the door Tuesday to his possible return next season.

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14 hrs ago | River Front Times

Man Who Rides Horse to Honor Michael Brown Helps Ferguson Police Catch Robbery Suspect

The last time we heard from Django , Ferguson had experienced its first night of calm after four days of unrest after Michael Brown was killed.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Salon

"This is a lot worse": The wicked truth about the...

Law enforcement officers wait to advance Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, after firing tear gas to disperse a crowd in Ferguson, Mo.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Washington University in St. Louis

Medical Campus town halls focus on Ferguson, diversity, inclusion

Terrence Freeman, PhD, a speaker at the School of Medicine's town hall meetings, discusses topics touched on in one of the sessions, with Will Ross, MD, associate dean for diversity; Denise DeCou, a diversity and inclusion leader at the school; and Larry J. Shapiro, MD, dean of the School of Medicine.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Black Voice News

An Eyewitness Account of Violence in Ferguson, Mo.

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON - At noon on Saturday, August 9, Michael Brown, 18, and his friend, Dorian Johnson, crossed paths with Ferguson, Mo.

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Business Journal

Urban League plans job fair for Ferguson residents

The Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis will host a job fair for Ferguson residents from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Business Journal

Banks, economic groups team to offer loans to Ferguson businesses

Officials on Thursday announced a public-private partnership that will provide up to $1 million in interest-free loans for small businesses affected by the unrest in Ferguson.

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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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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Central Ohio

Police defend tactics during Michael Brown unrest

St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar defended his department's use of tear gas, smoke, batons, rifles and armored trucks in the days of civil unrest that followed the Michael Brown shooting, saying that the military equipment is sometimes necessary to patrol urban areas.

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KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Mix up leads to chauffeur receiving tickets for expired plats

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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Daily Kos

Heal STL Opens Storefront In Ferguson to Register and Organize Black Voters

Many people have followed or just read Antonio French on twitter during the demonstrations in Ferguson.

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The Nation

What It Was Like Living Under Police Occupation in Ferguson

Robinson, 63, immediately recognized the sensation. He first encountered tear gas more than four decades ago during basic Army training for the Vietnam War.

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Library Journal

Ferguson Libraries Step Up to Serve Community in Turmoil

As demonstrations continued in response to the shooting death by Ferguson police officer of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown, the Ferguson-Florissant School District decided to delay the schools' opening for an indeterminate number of days.

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KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Women build friendship in Ferguson protests

Tracy Fortenberry left the security of her South City home to wade into West Florissant.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Washington University in St. Louis

School of Medicine to host town hall meetings for faculty, staff, students

In response to the tragic events in Ferguson, Washington University School of Medicine will host a series of town hall meetings for faculty, staff and students beginning Wednesday, Aug. 27. "Our objective is to engage our faculty, staff and students so we, together, can best determine what we can do to make our university, the Medical Campus and ... (more)

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RollingStone

Ferguson's Kids Go Back to School

After two weeks of social unrest following the police killing of unarmed teenager Michael Brown, the children of Ferguson, Missouri, began their school year on Monday.

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KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Man, 21, accused of killing girlfriend's pet cat during argument

A 21-year-old man is facing allegations that he killed his girlfriend's pet cat during an argument last October.

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Crooks and Liars

Exclusive Video: Cops Shot Rubber Bullets At Ferguson Residents Near Shooting Site

I think we all agree that the Ferguson cops are really, really bad at their jobs, but it's still shocking to see how they've done the wrong things, right from the start: While most of the photos from the Ferguson protests were taken on West Florissant Avenue, cell phone footage obtained by The Nation shows how the heavily armed police also made ... (more)

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KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Hundreds gather to discuss action after Ferguson

It was standing room only as hundreds of community members gathered in the Missouri History Museum for a raw and solution-based discussion on Monday.

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