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Community Activists Question Timing Of Grand Jury Announcement

Some of those who attended planning meetings with local officials blamed police and the county attorney's office for fueling the unrest by making the finding public at night and with little warning.
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Young Ferguson Protestor: 'It's Bigger Than Us'

Audie Cornish speaks with Brittany Ferrell, the co-founder of Millennial Activists United, about her new life in activism and the importance of the millennial generation in continuing the fight for civil rights started by generations of the past.
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Ferguson Grand Jury Decision Sparks Tumultuous Night And Day

In reaction to the grand jury's decision to file no charges in the Michael Brown case, protests continued on Tuesday in Ferguson, Mo., and cities across the country.
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Ferguson Documents Focus On 90 Key Seconds

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.
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Lions, Pianos And Boomboxes, Oh My: Movie Artifacts Hit The Auction Block

Bert Lahr's Cowardly Lion costume from the Wizard of Oz, the piano from Casablanca, and Radio Raheem's boombox from Do the Right Thing are some of the pieces of Hollywood memorabilia that sold at auction Monday night in New York.
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Kids Get In On The Action With NaNoWriMo

November is national novel writing month and some schools are participating by having students write long-form fiction.
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Colleges Ill-Equipped To Investigate, Adjudicate Sexual Assaults

In light of the allegations of sexual assault at the University of Virginia, Ari Shapiro speaks with Yale law professor Jed Rubenfeld about his recent critique of campus policies in the New York Times.
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Move Over Barbie, 'Frozen' Characters Are More Popular This Holiday Season

A National Retail Federation survey says 20 percent of parents plan to buy toys from the film Frozen for their daughters. As for boys, Legos are the most popular toy this holiday season.
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Missouri Governor Adds 'Significantly' To National Guard In Ferguson

"Last night, criminals intent on lawlessness and destruction terrorized this community," Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said, adding that there will be 2,200 National Guardsmen in the region tonight.
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Bureaucratic Hoops Make D.C. Affordable Housing Units Hard To Sell

This problem exists nationwide, but in the nation's capital, there are more requirements and restrictions. For example, D.C. limits the maximum resale price and makes homeowners wait before they sell.

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