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Key Figures in the Ferguson, Missouri, Shooting

ABC News - 18 Aug 2014
A look at the key figures in the case of 18-year-old Michael Brown, who was unarmed when he was fatally shot by a Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Aug. 9 — a death that has stoked days of violent unrest north of St. Louis. ———. MICHAEL BROWN.
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Family of woman killed in police standoff gets $37M - 18 Feb 2018
“There are no caps on federal constitutional violations,” said Gordon. “Because (Ruby) was found liable under both state and federal statute, there are no caps on damages.” Shawn Vinson, a spokesman for the Baltimore County Police Department, said the ...
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Pressure to legalize marijuana in Missouri is high

Jefferson City News Tribune - 18 Feb 2018
And rising numbers of petitions and bills — even one joint resolution — calling for legalization in Missouri mirror the trend. It's no joke. With 19 petitions in play and five bills in the Missouri House under consideration, people on both sides of ...
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The Life and Death of a Black Lives Matter Activist

The New Yorker - 10 Feb 2018
Two years ago, at a point when a succession of flashpoints—Trayvon Martin's death; the eruption in Ferguson, Missouri, following the shooting of Michael Brown; the death of Freddie Gray, in Baltimore—had begun to feel like a racial reckoning, I ...
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Oklahoma City body camera program full implemented - 17 Feb 2018
Calls for equipping police departments around the country with body cameras came into prominence following the 2014 fatal shooting of Michael Brown, 18, in Ferguson, Missouri. Widespread outrage in response to Brown's death and the lack of definitive ...
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Why the opioid epidemic may have fueled America's murder spike

Vox - 06 Feb 2018
The most prominent theory has been the “Ferguson effect.” One version of this theory, put out by conservative columnist Heather Mac Donald, claims that Black Lives Matter protests over the police — particularly those that began in Ferguson, Missouri ...
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Back in Black

Dallas Voice - 16 Feb 2018
Or on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri. Black Panther is, simply put, the movie of the moment; but even more, the cultural touchstone that people have demanded without even realizing it. In tone, look, story and style, this is everything we never knew ...
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For NFL players, racial profiling is often personal

Cheboygan Daily News - 01 Feb 2018
In protesting, Kaepernick and others attempted to highlight the killings of unarmed black men by police, an issue brought into the national spotlight by Black Lives Matter activists after the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, in ...
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Bafta Film Awards 2018 – as it happened

Radio Times - 18 Feb 2018
Will The Shape of Water and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri sweep the board - or can Paddington 2 pull off a major upset? Follow every twist and turn of this year's Bafta ceremony here. Bafta mask, Getty, SL. By Huw Fullerton. It's time for ...
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Former Ferguson, Mo., City Spokesman Found With Meth: Report

The Root - 17 Jan 2018
A Ferguson city spokesperson told the TV outlet that Small, who was charged by prosecutors Tuesday with possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, no longer works for the city. The city of Ferguson captured the ...

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