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2 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

Saturday's TV Highlights: 'Hell On Wheels' on AMC

Cedar Cove In this new episode Justine tries to keep her involvement with the Luke a secret from her mother, while Jack worries that his displeasure over Eric's new job may put a strain on their newly improved bond.

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6 hrs ago | Instapundit

Missouri Democrat: "Rand Paul Was Right." "Rand...

"I've never seen anything like it and I grew up in the South during the civil rights days," he said.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Hispanic Business

Pentagon Denies Giving Military Equipment to Ferguson Police

Aug. 22--WASHINGTON -- A Pentagon spokesman said today that almost all of the military-style equipment used by local law enforcement in Ferguson over the last 13 days did not come from the Department of Defense.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Emanuel Cleaver, Claire McCaskill, US Senate

Tony's Kansas City

Must Read!!! Kansas City Congressman Cleaver Statement Objects to Militarization of Local Police

TKC NOTE : In a recent e-mail blast, Kansas City Congressman Cleaver notes his objections and reveals some lobbying work against the "militarization" Of local police.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Emanuel Cleaver, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

The Orlando Sentinel

Gary Sinise, Paul Ryan on 'Face the Nation'

Actor Gary Sinise will be a guest Sunday on CBS' 'Face the Nation.' He was the honorary starter for the Daytona 500 this year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Democrat, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Michael McCaul, Mac Thornberry, Texas, Entertainment, Television

The Daily Caller

Violent Crime, Not Police Abuse, Is The Real Threat To Black Americans

Yesterday's " Nationwide Day of Rage for Ferguson ," demonstrations that were planned to protest police violence against blacks for the 51 cities across the U.S., was a bust.

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Related Topix: Prison, House, Comedy, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Violent Crime, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Mother Jones

What we know so far about the Justice Department's probe into Michael Brown's death.

Last Friday, the Department of Justice announced that FBI agents were working with attorneys from the Civil Rights Division and US Attorney's Office to conduct what Attorney General Eric Holder promised would be a "thorough and complete investigation" into the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.

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Related Topix: US News, Prison, Ferguson, MO, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, John Conyers

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Switched

Lacy Clay: 'Serious Concerns' About Prosecutor In Michael Brown Case

Missouri Congressman Lacy Clay said on Thursday that he had "serious concerns" about the prosecutor in charge of Michael Brown's case.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Jay Nixon, US Governors

Russia Taday

Cop suspended for threatening to kill Ferguson protesters, journalists

A suburban St. Louis police officer has been suspended indefinitely for threatening to kill protesters and journalists in Ferguson, Missouri while he pointed a rifle in the crowd's direction during a demonstration this week.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, St. Louis, MO, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, St Louis County, MO, St. Ann, MO

Daily Kos

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Can Darren Wilson be convicted?

Total arrests related to protests: 155 Refusal to disperse: 123 Burglary: 20 Unlawful use of weapons: 4 http://t.co/... Several people have been arrested more than once during the ongoing unrest in Ferguson, a St. Louis suburb.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US Politics, Emanuel Cleaver, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Life, Self Defense

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Holder offers reassurance to people of Ferguson

Attorney General Eric Holder, left, listens during his meeting at the U.S. Attorney's office in St. Louis, Mo., Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Emanuel Cleaver, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Roy Blunt, Claire McCaskill, US Senate, Republican, Senator Roy Blunt, Ferguson, MO

The Lebanon Daily News

Quieter night in Ferguson, with fewer protesters

Attorney General Eric Holder, left, listens during his meeting at the U.S. Attorney's office in St. Louis, Mo., Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Emanuel Cleaver, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Roy Blunt, Claire McCaskill, US Senate, Republican, Senator Roy Blunt, Ferguson, MO

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Hispanic Business

Ferguson Case Goes to Grand Jury

St. Louis Post-Dispatch By Word Count: 1177 Aug. 20--Even as a St. Louis County grand jury prepares to open its examination of Michael Brown's death, a rising chorus is demanding that the county's elected prosecutor step aside and let a special prosecutor handle the case.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, St Louis County, MO, Jay Nixon, US Governors

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Common Dreams

'This is the Story of Power in this Country': Ferguson, Institutionalized Racism and the Militarization of Police

Last week, after days of violent police rampages in Ferguson, Missouri, Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Levin said the Senate will "review" the Defense Department program that gives military weapons and equipment to civilian police departments for free.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Carl Levin, Department of Defense, Liberal Political News

Examiner.com

Ferguson shows why St. Louis region must come together

Sign from Ferguson protest. The quote, "Justice will not be Served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are," attributed to Benjamin Franklin, although not found in any Franklin primary sources, the words, nevertheless, ring true.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Missouri, St Louis County, MO, Tax, African-American

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Georgia County Won't Pay Medical Bills for Toddler Critically Injured ...

Politicians like Rep. Lacy Clay who have supported the militarization of police but have found it politically unfeasible to do so now have been looking for a way to square their support with a little bit of politically-motivated outrage.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Habersham County, GA

Recordpub.com

Mo. prosecutor's impartiality in probe questioned

The Missouri prosecutor overseeing an investigation into the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown has deep family roots among police: his father, mother, brother, uncle and cousin all worked for St. Louis' police department, and his father was killed while responding to a call involving a black suspect.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, St Louis County, MO

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Media Notes Congressional Failure to Demilitarize Police, and Reason is Proud to Lead the Way

Members of Congress had a recent chance to demilitarize policing-and Ferguson, Missouri's own member of Congress, Rep. Lacy Clay , is among the majority of both Democrats and Republicans who turned up their noses at the opportunity.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Ferguson, MO, Nancy Pelosi, Steny Hoyer, Eric Cantor, Republican

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Daily Journal

Obama: Time to review local police militarization

President Barack Obama is sending Attorney General Eric Holder to Ferguson, Missouri, Wednesday to meet with U.S. law enforcement authorities investigating the police shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Barack Obama, Eric Holder

WTLC-AM Indianapolis

Rep. Andre Carson Speaks To Amos About Michael Brown Death, Situation ...

Rep. Andre Carson talked live to Afternoons with Amos on the situation in Ferguson, Missouri and the controversial shooting and killing by police of 18 year old Michael Brown that has captivated and enraged African-Americans here and people worldwide.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Jay Nixon, US Governors, St Louis County, MO

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