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Missouri governor sends National Guard to Ferguson

• Associated Press

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon ordered the National Guard to Ferguson early Monday, hours after police used tear gas to clear protesters off the streets following a week of demonstrations against the fatal police shooting of a black Missouri teenager.

In a statement, Nixon said the National Guard would help "in restoring peace and order" to the St. Louis suburb that has been filled almost nightly with angry, defiant crowds since 18-year-old Michael Brown was killed Aug. 9.....

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Comment by Powell Gammill
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How do you tell the difference between the National Guard and the police in Ferguson?

You don't.

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