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    Sen. Claire McCaskill asks for peace following Ferguson decision

    Sen. Claire McCaskill asks for peace following Ferguson decision

    Posted 9:49 PM 11/24/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri is calling for residents and law enforcement in her home state to remain peaceful after the announcement that a white police officer will not be indicted in the shooting death of an unarmed black 18-year-old.

    The Democratic senator (More)

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    Live blog part 3: Police fire tear gas in Ferguson after violence

    Live blog part 3: Police fire tear gas in Ferguson after violence

    Posted 9:44 PM 11/24/2014 by Annie Hammock, KOMU 8 Interactive Director

    COLUMBIA - (This is part three of our live blog. Read part one on the hours leading to the grand jury announcement and (More)

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    Gun shots fired and police cars vandalized in Ferguson

    Gun shots fired and police cars vandalized in Ferguson

    Posted 9:43 PM 11/24/2014 by The Associated Press

    FERGUSON (AP) - Police cars have been vandalized and several gunshots have been heard on the streets of Ferguson after the announcement that a white police officer will not be indicted in the shooting death of an unarmed black 18-year-old.

    About 15 minutes after St. Louis County Prosecutor (More)

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    President Barack Obama urges for peaceful protest in Ferguson

    President Barack Obama urges for peaceful protest in Ferguson

    Posted 9:33 PM 11/24/2014 by The Associated Press

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says he joins with Michael Brown's family in urging peaceful protests after a grand jury decided not to indict the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed the unarmed, black 18-year-old.

    Obama made the comments Monday moments after official word (More)

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    Brown family urges for peaceful protest

    Brown family urges for peaceful protest

    Posted 9:14 PM 11/24/2014 by The Associated Press

    FERGUSON (AP) - Michael Brown's family issued this statement after a prosecutor announced that a grand jury has decided not to indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson:

    We are profoundly disappointed that the killer of our child will not face the consequence of his actions.

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    Wilson not indicted in the death of Michael Brown

    Wilson not indicted in the death of Michael Brown

    Posted 8:51 PM 11/24/2014 by The Associated Press

    FERGUSON (AP) - A grand jury has decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting sparked weeks of sometimes-violent protests.

    St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Bob McCulloch announced the (More)

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    Ferguson grand jury announcement: Darren Wilson not indicted

    Ferguson grand jury announcement: Darren Wilson not indicted

    Posted 8:36 PM 11/24/2014 by Lowell Thomas, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The grand jury's decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson was announced Monday evening.

    Prosecutor Robert McCulloch revealed the decision at a news conference at the County Justice Center.

    "There is no question that Darren Wilson caused the death of Michael Brown but (More)

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    Live blog part 2: No indictment in Michael Brown shooting

    Live blog part 2: No indictment in Michael Brown shooting

    Posted 8:34 PM 11/24/2014 by Annie Hammock, KOMU 8 Interactive Director

    COLUMBIA - (This is part two of our live blog.See part one detailing activity in advance of the announcement on the grand jury decision (More)

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    Live blog part 1: Grand jury decision in Michael Brown shooting

    Live blog part 1: Grand jury decision in Michael Brown shooting

    Posted 8:00 PM 11/24/2014 by Annie Hammock, KOMU 8 Interactive Director

    COLUMBIA -(This is part one of our live blog. Read part two on immediate reaction to the grand jury decision and (More)

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    Gov. Nixon calls for peace in St. Louis following grand jury decision

    Gov. Nixon calls for peace in St. Louis following grand jury decision

    Posted 7:44 PM 11/24/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is calling for "peace, respect and restraint" when a grand jury announcement is made on whether a white police officer will be charged with fatally shooting a black 18-year-old.

    At a press conference Monday, Nixon said he did not know whether the (More)

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    Inside Infertility: Dealing with the emotional struggle

    Posted 7:18 PM 11/24/2014 by Brittany Pieper, KOMU 8 Anchor

    COLUMBIA- Infertility affects an estimated 1 in 10 couples in the U.S., but some doctors think that's a conservative estimate. The number could be as high as 1 in 7 couples. While doctors work to try and help treat the physical side of infertility, they recognize sometimes the emotional side (More)

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    Inside Infertility: Couples deal with cost of treatments

    Posted 7:05 PM 11/24/2014 by Brittany Pieper, KOMU 8 Anchor

    COLUMBIA- According to the Mayo Clinic, 10-15% of couples struggle with infertility. However, it's an issue that people often don't like to talk about. Dr. Gil Wilshire with Mid-Missouri Reproductive Medicine & Surgery said he thinks the problem is getting worse because more people are obese (More)

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    Mizzou basketball falls to Arizona 72-53

    Mizzou basketball falls to Arizona 72-53

    Posted 6:55 PM 11/24/2014 by Tom Kackley, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    LAHAINA, Hawaii - The Tigers stuck with the third ranked team in the country but couldn't match Arizona in the second half, losing to the Wildcats 72-53.

    Mizzou hung around in the first half and were tied with the Wildcats at one point during the first half 21-21.

    However, Arizona (More)

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