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    March planned for Columbia following Ferguson unrest

    Posted 11:40 AM 11/25/2014 by John Zupon, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - The NAACP is planning a march to the Boone County Courthouse from Second Baptist Church in Columbia starting at 5 p.m. Tuesday.

    The Missouri and Columbia NAACP President Mary Ratliff said the community needs to be active.

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    Man found dead in car in Ferguson

    Man found dead in car in Ferguson

    Posted 11:01 AM 11/25/2014 by The Associated Press

    FERGUSON (AP) - St. Louis County police are investigating after a man's body was found inside a car in Ferguson, but it isn't immediately clear if the death is related to unrest that followed the grand jury's decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson.

    Police were called at 9 a.m. to a (More)

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    Additional guardsmen dispatched to Ferguson

    Additional guardsmen dispatched to Ferguson

    Posted 10:47 AM 11/25/2014 by The Associated Press

    FERGUSON (AP) - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has ordered additional members of the National Guard to Ferguson, where violent protests broke out following the grand jury's decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson.

    Nixon's office announced Tuesday that the additional guardsmen will provide (More)

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    Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson thanks supporters

    Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson thanks supporters

    Posted 10:45 AM 11/25/2014 by The Associated Press

    FERGUSON (AP) - Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson has thanked those who have supported him since he shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown during a confrontation in August.

    Wilson's lawyers issued a statement Tuesday in which they say the 28-year-old officer and his family greatly (More)

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    At least 14 injured in Ferguson-related protests

    At least 14 injured in Ferguson-related protests

    Posted 10:39 AM 11/25/2014 by The Associated Press

    FERGUSON (AP) - Hospitals report having treated at least 14 people who were injured during the unrest that followed the announcement that a grand jury decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson for killing 18-year-old Michael Brown.

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    Clergy protest grand jury decision near Ferguson

    Clergy protest grand jury decision near Ferguson

    Posted 10:32 AM 11/25/2014 by The Associated Press

    CLAYTON (AP) - Clergy and others who blocked morning traffic in the St. Louis suburb where the Ferguson grand jury decision was announced have ended their protest without any apparent arrests being made.

    About 100 demonstrators assembled in downtown Clayton, Missouri, shortly after sunrise (More)

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    Measure aims to cut time for Missouri drug crimes

    Measure aims to cut time for Missouri drug crimes

    Posted 10:23 AM 11/25/2014 by The Associated Press

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - A proposal to reduce time in jail for nonviolent Missouri drug offenders is open for comments.

    The initiative posted this month at sos.mo.gov would change state law to allow parole and probation for certain (More)

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    Flight restrictions lifted in St. Louis area

    Flight restrictions lifted in St. Louis area

    Posted 10:18 AM 11/25/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Federal Aviation Administration flight restrictions in the St. Louis area have been lifted.

    Lambert-St. Louis International Airport spokesman Jeff Lea said the restrictions expired at 3:30 a.m.

    Lea said about 10 inbound flights were canceled or diverted late Monday (More)

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    More than 80 protesters arrested in St. Louis area

    More than 80 protesters arrested in St. Louis area

    Posted 10:06 AM 11/25/2014 by The Associated Press

    FERGUSON (AP) - Authorities say that more than 80 people were arrested as chaos enveloped sections of the St. Louis area overnight.

    St. Louis County police released records early Tuesday showing 61 people were arrested in Ferguson on charges including burglary and trespassing.

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    Woman dead, officer injured in Missouri shooting

    Woman dead, officer injured in Missouri shooting

    Posted 9:56 AM 11/25/2014 by The Associated Press

    UNIVERSITY CITY (AP) - A suburban St. Louis woman died and a police officer was shot in a confrontation that authorities say was not related to unrest in Ferguson.

    University City Police Sgt. Frederick Lemons says officers went to a home Monday night to investigate a burglary report. They (More)

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    Controversial central Missouri hog farm approved

    Controversial central Missouri hog farm approved

    Posted 9:34 AM 11/25/2014 by The Associated Press

    COLUMBIA (AP) - The state has issued a permit for a large hog-breeding farm in central Missouri that had been vehemently opposed by neighbors.

    The permit from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources will allow Callaway Farrowing to build a farm raising 10,000 hogs on 20 acres in (More)

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    Ferguson officer Darren Wilson's testimony to grand jury released

    Ferguson officer Darren Wilson's testimony to grand jury released

    Posted 8:32 AM 11/25/2014 by Lowell Thomas, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

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    Radio group hosts food drive

    Posted 8:11 AM 11/25/2014 by Christina Santiago, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Radio stations broadcast a Partnership Against Hunger event with the Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri Tuesday.

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