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Palo Alto, CA

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Riots and looting continue in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson after a grand jury decided not to charge Officer Darren Wilson in the killing of Michael Brown.

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English


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On Ferguson

11/25/2014
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A special edition of On the Media examining the media's reaction to the grand jury decision not to indict Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown. (On The Media, WNYC, 11/26/2014)

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Ferguson Documents Focus on 90 Key Seconds

11/25/2014
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The prosecuting attorney in St. Louis County has released thousands of pages of documents from the Michael Brown case that offer differing accounts of the 90-second confrontation between Officer Darren Williams and Brown, which ended in Brown's death. (All Things Considered, NPR, 11/25/2014)

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Court Decision Sparks More Violent Protests in Ferguson

11/24/2014
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A grand jury of 12 people determined that the physical evidence in the case supported the position of police officer Darren Wilson, who said he was justified in killing Michael Brown. The case has reignited racial tensions in the town, and sparked a fresh debate over how police treat young black men in the US. (PM, ABC, 11/25/2014)

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Missouri Commission To Address Issues Underlying Turmoil in Ferguson

11/18/2014
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On Tuesday, Gov. Jay Nixon swore in members of the Ferguson Commission, a group he's named to address the issues underlying the turmoil that followed Michael Brown's death. (All Things Considered, NPR, 11/18/2014)

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Gov. Nixon Declares State Of Emergency

11/17/2014
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The Missouri governor has declared a state of emergency with a Grand Jury about to decide whether a white police officer should be charged for shooting dead an unarmed black teenager. (Checkpoint, RNZ, 11/18/2014)

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Gov. Jay Nixon's Announcement (11/17/2014)

11/17/2014
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Audio from Gov. Jay Nixon's phone call with reporters on Nov 17, 2014. Small portions of the call that dealt with instructions for reporters have been edited out. (St. Louis Public Radio, 11/17/2014)

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Police Chiefs Discuss Ferguson, What's Next

11/17/2014
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When St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson and St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar stopped by “St. Louis on the Air” on Friday, part of a weeklong media tour, they sought to stress that they have a plan and that their departments were working with protesters and community members. (St. Louis on the Air, St. Louis Public Radio, 11/14/2014)

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An Analysis on the Likelihood of a Successful Prosecution

11/17/2014
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How does a grand jury work? What other evidence was likely presented to the grand jury? What factors do a grand jury have to weigh before deciding to go with an indictment? Even if the grand jury decided to file charges against the officer in the Brown case, how likely would it lead to a successful prosecution? (AirTalk, KPCC, 11/14/2014)

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Ferguson and the Death of Michael Brown

11/17/2014
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Michael Brown is just the latest young black man to be shot by white police in an American city and his death again raises many questions about race relations in America and about the nature of policing in black communities. Rear Vision this week looks at race, policing and segregation in American cities. (Rear Vision, RN, 9/14/2014)

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