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Ferguson Gives Thanks After a Quiet Night

Protesters stand in front of the Gateway Arch as they demonstrate in downtown St. Louis on Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. Since a grand jury's decision was announced Monday night, Nov. 24, not to indict a white Ferguson, Mo., police officer who killed Michael Brown, an unarmed black teen, protesters in cities throughout the country have rallied behind the refrain "hands up, don't shoot," and drawn attention to other police killings. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Protesters stand in front of the Gateway Arch as they demonstrate in downtown St. Louis on Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. Since a grand jury's decision was announced Monday night, Nov. 24, not to indict a white Ferguson, Mo., police officer who killed Michael Brown, an unarmed black teen, protesters in cities throughout the country have rallied behind the refrain "hands up, don't shoot," and drawn attention to other police killings. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

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