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National Guard Deployments for Civil Unrest Uncommon in US

Wth violent protests continuing in Ferguson, Missouri, nine days after an unarmed black man was shot by a white police officer, the state’s governor on Monday called in the National Guard. Governor Jay Nixon’s decision came as an unofficial autopsy report released by the family of Michael Brown found that Brown, 18, had at least six bullet wounds from the August 9 incident. That shooting resulted in days of riots, looting and clashes with law enforcement, violence that prompted two...

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