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Ferguson Votes to Amend Police Reform Deal With Justice Department

The city council in Ferguson, Missouri voted Tuesday to amend an agreement it made with the U.S. Justice Department to institute a number of reforms in its police and court system. Ferguson rose to national prominence in 2014 when a white police officer shot an unarmed black teenager named Michael Brown, sparking protests across the country about police conduct and use of force.  A grand jury declined to charge the officer and the Justice Department cleared him of wrongdoing. But...

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