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More Mayhem In Ferguson: Tear Gas, Riot Gear, Gunshots

Clashes among protesters, journalists and police in the St. Louis suburb erupted into chaos hours before a midnight curfew began Sunday night.
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Report: Autopsy Shows Michael Brown Hit At Least 6 Times

In a New York Times report, the private autopsy of the unarmed black teenager shot in Ferguson showed multiple gunshot wounds, including two to the head.
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Massive, Pricey Casino Fails After Two Years Of Operation

In September, the $2.4 billion Revel Casino will shut down for good in Atlantic City. The casino has gone bankrupt twice, but what will become of its 3,200 employees when its doors finally close?
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New Orleans Makes Big Push To Get More Cops On The Streets

The city is losing about 100 officers a year to retirements and resignations. To beef up the force, New Orleans is speeding up background checks and relaxing some requirements for the job.
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With Its Eccentric Owner Gone, What To Do With Graceland Too?

The home of Paul MacLeod — with its Elvis shrine and offbeat owner — drew tourists to the postcard town of Holly Springs, Miss. Now, a tragedy has left the town reeling and debating the home's fate.
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In St. Louis Area, A Short Distance Can Make A Big Difference

Jason Purnell, of Washington University in St. Louis, is the lead author of a report on the well-being of African-Americans around St. Louis, which found the quality of life varied widely by location.
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In Ferguson, Local Faith Leaders Call For 'Different Dialogue'

Amid ongoing tension over the shooting death of an unarmed teen, churches are telling their parishioners that now is the time for tough conversations.
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Capt. Ron Johnson: 'I Am Sorry' For Brown's Death

The Missouri Highway Patrol officer in charge of security in violence-wracked Ferguson says: "You are my friends and I am you."
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Kurds: U.S. Air Power Backing Operation To Retake Mosul Dam

Peshmerga fighters claim to have retaken the area around the dam, but an eyewitness tells NPR that he's seen no clear progress as yet by Kurdish forces.
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At Life's Last Threshold, Choir Brings Comfort

At a hospice in Nashville, volunteers sing hymns and lullabies to the dying. They're part of a national organization that uses music to soothe life's final passage.

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