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Police Chief Becomes Latest Ferguson Official to Resign

The embattled police chief of the Midwestern city of Ferguson, Missouri, resigned Wednesday after a highly critical U.S. Justice Department report called the city's police biased against African-Americans. Chief Thomas Jackson became the focus of bitter complaints of racial discrimination aimed at his department after one of his white officers fatally shot an unarmed black teenager during a street confrontation in August. The criticism and anger touched off protests in cities across...

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