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The 2014 Atlantic hurricane season, which ended Sunday, extended Florida's increasingly remarkable run: For the ninth straight year, the longest stretch on record, not a single hurricane struck the state. CHICAGO - Authorities say a 22-year-old woman died a day after she was shot inside a Nordstrom department store in Chicago during Black Friday shopping. Comment?
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said Tuesday that he would triple the number of National Guard troops in this suburban St. Louis city and broadly expand their role in keeping the peace, after Monday's night arson, looting and rampaging demonstrators showed that weeks of preparation for a grand jury decision in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown had failed to prevent violence. In Washington, St. Louis and Ferguson itself, an array of public officials, community leaders and clergy were deeply critical of one another as they sought to explain how protests over the grand jury's decision not to indict the white police officer in the shooting had spun further out of control than the unrest that followed the death in August of Mr. Brown, who was black. Comment?
Nik Wallenda is all about spectacle, a showman who crossed Niagara Falls and an Arizona gorge on a high wire and now has his sights on Chicago's iconic skyscrapers - partly because of the city's reputation for being windy. Never mind that many historians believe the Windy City nickname was coined because of blowhard politicians. Comment?
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