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Missouri Governor Orders National Guard to Ferguson

The governor of Missouri has ordered the National Guard to the town of Ferguson after a week of sometimes violent protests sparked by the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer. Jay Nixon authorized the deployment early Monday after another round of clashes between police and protesters in Ferguson. Last Sunday, police in body armor, gas masks and marching with armored vehicles fired tear gas in efforts to disperse a mob of mostly young people who...

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