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  1. Ferguson officer who shot Michael Brown resignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    Ferguson officials on Sunday planned to address the resignation of a police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown, as his parents prepared to attend a church service where civil rights activist the Rev. Al Sharpton was scheduled to preach.

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  2. AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. ESTRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    An Egyptian court on Saturday dismissed murder charges against former president Hosni Mubarak in connection with the killing of protesters in the 2011 uprising that ended his nearly three-decade reign. The ruling marks another major setback for the young activists who spearheaded the Arab Spring-inspired uprising nearly four years ago - many of whom are now in jail or have withdrawn from politics - and will reinforce the perception that Mubarak's autocratic state remains in place, albeit led by a new president, former military chief Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi.

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  3. Anger simmers as Ferguson picks up piecesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    As residents swept broken glass from the sidewalks here Wednesday and painted hopeful messages on boarded-up storefronts, public officials cautiously said that tighter security measures and hundreds of additional National Guard troops had helped stabilize this St. Louis suburb after a night of arsons, looting and violence. But under daylong snow showers, anger and frustration over a grand jury's decision Monday not to indict a white police officer in the August killing of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, remained palpable across the region.

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  4. Reports: Ferguson grand jury has reached decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    Media outlets citing unidentified sources are reporting that the grand jury considering whether Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson should be charged in the death of Michael Brown has reached a decision. CNN, citing U.S. and local law enforcement officials it did not identify, said the St. Louis County prosecutor would announce a decision Monday.

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  5. Judge overturns Missouri ban on gay marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    A state judge overturned Missouri's constitutional ban on gay marriage Wednesday in a ruling that immediately set off a rush among some same-sex couples to apply for marriage licenses. St. Louis Circuit Judge Rex Burlison said in a written ruling that Missouri's measure recognizing marriage only between a man and woman violates the due process and equal protection rights of the U.S. Constitution.

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  6. Teen killed by St. Louis cop was awaiting trial on gun caseRead the original story

    Oct 9, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    In scenes that seemed all too familiar, the fatal shooting of an 18-year-old by a St. Louis police officer triggered protests, vigils and calls for investigations Thursday. But while the raw emotions around the Wednesday night shooting of Vonderrit D. Myers Jr. in the Shaw neighborhood Wednesday evening evoked comparisons to the shooting two months earlier of Michael Brown in Ferguson, there are key differences between the two cases, according to initial reports.

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  7. Public police, private employer: a St. Louis oddityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    The fatal shooting of a teen in the city's Shaw neighborhood on Wednesday night drew attention to an oddity of city policing: Sometimes St. Louis police officers are on patrol in city neighborhoods for an employer other than the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department. Just as the St. Louis Cardinals pay uniformed police for extra security, so do several city neighborhoods.

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  8. Police: Officer fatally shoots man in St. LouisRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    An off-duty police officer fatally shot an 18-year-old man who opened fire during a chase in south St. Louis, sparking loud protests in the area, police said Thursday. St. Louis Police Chief Col.

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  9. Some white Ferguson residents surprised by racial tensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    Alice Singen had always seen her home town as an integrated, harmonious place. Like many other white residents, she prided herself on staying here even when others began to leave.

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  10. Ferguson slowly starting to make comebackRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    The unmistakable signs of healing are beginning to dot Ferguson, even the small area of this St. Louis-area suburb that was the center of attention for three weeks.

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  11. Thousands attend Michael Brown funeralRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    Relatives of Michael Brown urged mourners Monday to turn their anger into a catalyst for change as thousands attended the funeral for Brown, an unarmed black man whose death at the hands of a white police officer has focused attention on what protesters say is racial profiling by law enforcement.

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  12. Michael Browna s family, thousands of mourners gather at St. Louis funeralRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    Michael Brown's relatives said goodbye Monday to the 18-year-old who was shot and killed by a police officer, remembering him as a "gentle soul" with a deep and growing faith in Christianity and ambitions that one day "the world would know his name."

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  13. One road marks St. Louis areaa s racial, economic splitRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    To get a sense of the fracture that cuts this city in two, drive along Delmar Boulevard, a major four-lane road that runs east to west.

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  14. 10 Things to Know for TodayRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    Obama sent special forces to Syria this summer to save Americans held by the Islamic State, but they failed to locate any - including journalist James Foley.

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  15. a Outside agitatorsa worsening unrest in Ferguson, Mo., residents sayRead the original story

    Aug 19, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    Anger and frustration over the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager by a police officer has been expressed through prayer vigils and peaceful protests throughout this St. Louis suburb.

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  16. PHOTOS: Ferguson protestsRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    Demonstrators gather Thursday at the site where Michael Brown was shot and killed by police in Ferguson, Mo.

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  17. St. Louis mayor draws flak for Right to Farm callRead the original story

    Aug 8, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    The amendment to the Missouri Constitution passed in Tuesday's election by just over 2,500 votes out of nearly 1 million ballots cast.

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  18. Dooley gets endorsement from St. Louis mayorRead the original story

    Aug 1, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    County officials have long distanced themselves from city politicians, but the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Dooley is embracing the help from Slay.

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