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St. Louis cops shoot and kill man near Ferguson

Back to school resources for every classroom

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It’s that time of year again and PBS NewsHour Extra has got you covered for great back to school lesson plans and resources for every…read more

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Social media and instant news in #Ferguson

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By Anna Christiansen Details surrounding the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, surfaced at light speed through social media. Citizen reporting through social…read more

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Lawsuit claims officials violated undocumented immigrants’ rights

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Lawyers have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. government, claiming that immigration officials in New Mexico sped up deportations for undocumented people. Continue reading

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Ferguson residents speak up about protests

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Residents of Ferguson, Missouri, have urged for peace in their town following weeks of protests over the killing of an unarmed teen by a police officer. Continue reading

St. Louis cops shoot and kill man near Ferguson

Police shooting in St. Louis brings new tension to Ferguson

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There was new unrest in Ferguson, Missouri yesterday, after police shot and killed a robbery suspect in nearby St. Louis who reportedly threatened them with a knife. Continue reading

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