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State of Emergency, Curfew Declared in Ferguson

 
State of Emergency, Curfew Declared in Ferguson
Posted Saturday, August 16th 2014 @ 5pm  by Newser Editors and Wire Services

(NEWSER)– Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says he's declared a state of emergency and is implementing a curfew in the St. Louis suburb where a black teenager was shot to death by a white police officer a week ago. Nixon said today that the state will not allow a handful of looters to endanger the community and that there must be calm if justice is to be served. The curfew will run from midnight to 5am.

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