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  1. Ferguson Protests Peacefully With State Troopers

    Authorities seem to have turned a corner in violence-plagued Ferguson, Missouri, last night. After a week of unrest, demonstrators marched peacefully alongside authorities over the death of teenager Michael Brown, shot dead by a cop last weekend. Gov. Jay Nixon ordered Capt. Ronald S. Johnson and his state troopers to take control from local police, and Johnson quickly extended his hand to the community, signaling a new “partnership” for peace, without gas masks and surplus military gear.

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