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Demonstrators protest the killing of teenager Michael Brown outside Greater St. Marks Family Church while Brown's family, along with civil rights leader Rev. Al Sharpton and a capacity crowd of guests, met inside to discuss the killing on August 12, 2014
Demonstrators protest the killing of teenager Michael Brown outside Greater St. Marks Family Church while Brown’s family, along with civil rights leader Rev. Al Sharpton and a capacity crowd of guests, met inside to discuss the killing on August 12, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri.
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Michael Brown shooting unearths Ferguson’s deeper troubles. (MSNBC)

Gun stores in St. Louis area see a spike in sales. (St. Louis Post Dispatch)

130 more U.S. military advisers arrive in Northern Iraq. (USA Today)

Iraqi lawmaker who made emotional plea to help Yazidis is injured in crash of relief flight. (NY Times)

Report: White House didn’t OK immigrant releases. (AP)

House GOP campaign arm launches fake news sites to attack Democratic candidates. (National Journal)

Chris McDaniel campaign flags his own lawyer’s as an irregular vote. (Jackson Clarion-Ledger)

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Gun sales spike and other headlines

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