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August 14, 2014 10:46 PM

Missouri governor pledges ‘different tone’ for authorities as highway patrol takes over

Facing a withering national judgment that a community in his state had come to look like “a war zone,” Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon ordered on Thursday that the Missouri State Highway Patrol take over security of Ferguson from St. Louis County police and vowed “a different tone” to that police presence.

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