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After night of looting in St. Louis suburb, merchants begin repairs
After night of looting in St. Louis suburb, merchants begin repairs

On Monday, the sound of hammers could be heard for more than a mile up and down West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, where vandals had smashed windows and looted fast-food stores and an auto shop and set fire to a convenience store. Overnight, an angry crowd turned violent after a vigil for 18-year-old Michael Brown, an unarmed man who was fatally shot by a Ferguson police officer Saturday. Police said Brown had struggled with the officer before the shooting. But witnesses and demonstrators have disputed the police account and demanded that the suspended officer be fired and prosecuted. Employees of the damaged businesses focused Monday on cleaning up and assessing the losses. Workers...

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