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Missouri Governor to Deploy National Guard to Ferguson

Gov. Jay Nixon announced early Monday that he would deploy the Missouri National Guard to this St. Louis suburb, ratcheting up efforts to quell unrest that has paralyzed the city since an unarmed black teenager was killed by a white police officer.

Mr. Nixon said in a statement that he chose to activate the National Guard because of “deliberate, coordinated and intensifying violent acts.”

Read more: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/19/us/ferguson-missouri-protests.html?_r=0

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