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  1. Two in custody after ATF shooting in FergusonRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | Missourian

    Federal authorities took two men into custody Friday after agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigating a gun crime fired several shots at the suspects in a Ferguson apartment complex. Spokesman John Ham said the ATF agents followed a car into the Park Ridge Apartments and fired after the driver attempted to ram into the officers.

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  2. Police protesters to meet with St. Louis mayorRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Missourian

    A group of young protesters who stormed St. Louis City Hall earlier this week as part of the Ferguson October effort against police killings say Mayor Francis Slay has agreed to meet and discuss their demands. Leaders of the group Young Activists United said Wednesday they plan to speak with Slay on Thursday afternoon at City Hall.

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  3. St. Louis drops felony question on job applicationsRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Missourian

    The city of St. Louis is no longer requiring job applicants to disclose felony convictions on their applications. Mayor Francis Slay announced the change Tuesday that will eliminate a check box on applications that asks if the prospective employee has a felony conviction.

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  4. Cornel West among nearly 50 arrested in Ferguson protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Missourian

    Pounding rain and tornado watches didn't deter hundreds of protesters Monday outside Ferguson police headquarters, where they stayed for almost four hours to mark how long 18-year-old Michael Brown's body was left in a street after he was fatally shot by police. Organizers of the four-day Ferguson October protests dubbed the day "Moral Monday" and committed acts of civil disobedience across the St. Louis region.

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  5. Auction of ancient Egyptian relics avertedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | Missourian

    In this photo provided by Bonhams Auctioneers is jewelry inlaid with lapis lazuli, a rare mineral, all part of Treasure of Harageh collection. The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York has purchased the jewelry, part of collection of 37, 4,000-year-old Egyptian artifacts found a century ago by a British explorer, averting a plan to auction the antiquities that had drawn criticism from historians.

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  6. Round-table discussion in St. Louis to focus on making police forces more diverseRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Missourian

    Top political and law enforcement leaders from the St. Louis area are gathering to discuss ideas to help the region's law enforcement agencies become more diverse. Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster is hosting a round-table discussion at the University of Missouri-St.

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  7. Police, journalists look back at Ferguson coverage at annual conventionRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | Missourian

    A law enforcement officer and six journalists butted heads Friday over the aftermath of the Michael Brown death last month in Ferguson. Brown, a young black man, was killed Aug. 9 by a white police officer, leading to extensive civil unrest in the St. Louis suburb.

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  8. Windows smashed, arrests made in Ferguson as protests flare upRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Missourian

    Five people were arrested and two law enforcement officers were hurt in Ferguson after protests over the death of Michael Brown again intensified, authorities said Wednesday. Capt.

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  9. Cameras, deadly force and another incident in St. LouisRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2014 | Missourian

    Let us stipulate a few things before discussing how police officers are trained in the use of deadly force, how they react during and after the incidents and what kind of changes might be appropriate in light of recent events: Those who have not made a split-second decision in a situation where he thought his life or the life of someone else was in ... (more)

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  10. Ferguson rally marks three weeks since Brown's deathRead the original story

    Aug 30, 2014 | Missourian

    Hundreds converged on Ferguson on Saturday to march for Michael Brown, the unarmed black 18-year-old who was shot and killed by a white police officer three weeks ago to the day.

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  11. Michael James Tufts, May 31, 1989 - Aug. 23, 2014Read the original story

    Aug 29, 2014 | Missourian

    Michael James Tufts born May 31st, 1989, passed away Saturday, August 23rd, 2014 at South Hampton Place Nursing Home here in Columbia.

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  12. Lessons from Ferguson - history of St. Louis offers plenty of cluesRead the original story

    Aug 26, 2014 | Missourian

    Make that fiberglass birthday cakes - 251 of them - decorated by local artists and installed all across the St. Louis region at landmarks, businesses and cultural sites.

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  13. Mourners urge black Americans to take actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2014 | Missourian

    Photos surround the casket of Michael Brown before the start of his funeral at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis on Monday.

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  14. Michael Brown's family says he was a 'gentle soul'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2014 | Missourian

    People line up to make a path for the families' and friends' arrival at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church during the funeral for Michael Brown on Monday in St. Louis.

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  15. Mourners gather in St. Louis for Brown funeralRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2014 | Missourian

    Photos surround the casket of Michael Brown before the start of his funeral at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis on Monday.

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  16. Ferguson residents struggling with daily life as protests overtake their suburbRead the original story

    Aug 23, 2014 | Missourian

    Life in this working-class St. Louis suburb of modest brick homes and low-rise apartments hasn't been the same since Angelia Dickens' son tearfully told her, "The police shot a boy."

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  17. Volunteers a buffer between police, protesters in FergusonRead the original story

    Aug 20, 2014 | Missourian

    The tall black man walked up and down West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson working a bullhorn, imploring protesters to behave themselves.

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  18. Police shooting in Ferguson draws protesters from near, farRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2014 | Missourian

    Protesters who have for days lined a busy suburban St. Louis street not far from the place where a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black teenager have walked from nearby apartments, driven from neighboring communities and flown in from states hundreds of miles away.

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  19. Gov. Nixon orders National Guard to FergusonRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2014 | Missourian

    Missouri's governor on Monday ordered the National Guard to a St. Louis suburb convulsed by protests over the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen, after a night in which police used tear gas to clear protesters off the streets well ahead of a curfew.

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  20. Police use tear gas to clear streets of FergusonRead the original story

    Aug 17, 2014 | Missourian

    Police used tear gas to clear protesters off the streets late Sunday, a week after demonstrations against the fatal police shooting of a black Missouri teenager filled this St. Louis suburb with angry, defiant crowds.

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