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Missouri creates Ferguson Commission to look at root causes of unrest
Missouri creates Ferguson Commission to look at root causes of unrest

As unrest in and around Ferguson, Mo., continues more than two months after the death of Michael Brown, Missouri’s governor announced Tuesday that a commission will be formed to examine the deeper issues at the heart of the tension. Gov. Jay Nixon said the Ferguson Commission will study the social and economic conditions in the St. Louis area and recommend specific ways to make the region “a stronger, fairer place for everyone to live.” The fatal Aug. 9 shooting of Brown, an unarmed, black 18-year-old, by Darren Wilson, a white police officer, touched off largely peaceful protests in the St. Louis suburb. Soon, crowds were also protesting the aggressive way police...

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