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Chris Christie Almost Delivers Nonpartisan Christmas Message

Chris Christie Almost Delivers Nonpartisan Christmas Message
Appearing on NJTV's with Steve Abubato last night, Governor Chris Christie answered one question in particular without the usual partisan cheapshot. It was refreshing to hear the Governor speak without the audacious and vilifying tone that most in the state have grown tired of.
The answer was in response to a question posed (10:35 mark) by Mr. Abubato in regards to comments made by partisans suggesting prominent activists have created an environment that encourages and prop
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Trenton's Michael Brown Mural Ordered Painted Over by Police

Trenton's Michael Brown Mural Ordered Painted Over by Police
A Trenton, New Jersey, mural of Michael Brown, who was shot dead by a white police officer in Ferguson Missouri, has been painted over at the request of local police. Artists from the Sage Coalition painted it two weeks ago.
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Monochromatic Malarky: Black Community Absent from Ferguson Town Hall Meetings

Monochromatic Malarky: Black Community Absent from Ferguson Town Hall Meetings
Ferguson, Missouri, town hall meetings are still taking place to discuss the aftermath of the Michael Brown shooting. But the obvious question arises: Are the people that most need to be at these meetings even attending?
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Shocking Dash Cam Footage: Cop Shoots Unarmed Man As He Retrieves License

Shocking Dash Cam Footage: Cop Shoots Unarmed Man As He Retrieves License
South Carolina state trooper Sean Groubert asked Levar Jones, an unarmed black man, for his license. When Jones reached for the very thing the officer asked for, Groubert opened fire on him.
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This Video May Be the Most Important Yet in the Michael Brown Shooting

This Video May Be the Most Important Yet in the Michael Brown Shooting
We previously discussed the two white construction workers who witnessed the Michael Brown shooting. However, this video featuring the two witnesses at the scene as they corroborate their account that Michael Brown had his hands up when he was killed by Darren Wilson.
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New Witnesses to Michael Brown's Murder Say Teen Didn't Charge Darren Wilson

New Witnesses to Michael Brown's Murder Say Teen Didn't Charge Darren Wilson
Two white workers witnessed Michael Brown being shot and killed by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson. Here is their account, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
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Hillary Breaks Silence on Michael Brown Shooting

Hillary Breaks Silence on Michael Brown Shooting
Hillary Rodham Clinton broke nearly three weeks of silence Thursday on the fatal police shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old in Missouri, saying his death and the violent protests that followed resulted from frayed bonds of trust in a racially divided community.
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Bad Apples, Poison Orchard: Meet the Ferguson Cop Who Allegedly Arrested Journalists, Hogtied a Child

Bad Apples, Poison Orchard: Meet the Ferguson Cop Who Allegedly Arrested Journalists, Hogtied a Child
A Ferguson cop who arrested journalists inside a McDonald's during the protests had allegedly hogtied a 12-year-old child in the kid's own driveway while he was getting the mail. Because if there's one thing the media loves more than a police officer unlawfully detaining reporters, it's the violation of a child's basic human rights.
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Murders Like Michael Brown's Often Skirt Legal System Because of High Standard of Proof in Cases Against Cops

Murders Like Michael Brown's Often Skirt Legal System Because of High Standard of Proof in Cases Against Cops
As the Justice Department probes the police shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old in Missouri, history suggests there's no guarantee of a criminal prosecution, let alone a conviction. Federal authorities investigating possible civil rights violations in the Aug. 9 death of Michael Brown in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson must meet a difficult standard of proof, a challenge that has complicated the path to prosecution in past police shootings.
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Will There Be Justice for Michael Brown's Killer? Sadly, Likely Not

Will There Be Justice for Michael Brown's Killer? Sadly, Likely Not
"Reasonable perception": It's the standard by which a cop's use of force is judged. And more often than not, the courts – and jurors – are on the police's side. This doesn't bode well for justice for Michael Brown and his family.
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