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The heat is scorching tomatoes faster than workers can pick them. (Photo ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Hundreds Of Thousands Of Tomatoes Rotting In Field Due To Heat Wave

Tomatoes are rotting on the vine at an Illinois farm.

08/28/2014

Voluteers help the owners of Sam's Meat Market clean up after their business was looted during another night of rioting following protests over the shooting death of Michael Brown on August 16, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Looters ransacked several businesses for several hours as police held a position nearby with military grade weapons and armored personnel carriers (APC). Violent outbreaks have taken place almost nightly in Ferguson since the shooting death of Brown by a Ferguson police officer on August 9. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Mo. Unveils Aid Effort To Ferguson Businesses

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says the state is committing $1 million in support to businesses affected by a St. Louis suburb’s racial unrest that followed the shooting death of an unarmed black 18-year-old by a white police officer.

08/28/2014

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UPDATE: Man Charged in Death of 6-Year-Old Boy

A six-year-old mid-Missouri boy with Down Syndrome has been killed and a suspect is in custody.

08/28/2014

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Missouri Dairy Farmers Urge Veto Override

Missouri dairy farmers warned Thursday that consumers could face higher milk prices if lawmakers don’t override Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto of legislation authorizing financial incentives for their industry.

08/28/2014

Capt. Ronald Johnson of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, who was appointed by the governor to take control of security operations in the city of Ferguson, walks among demonstrators gathered along West Florissant Avenue on Aug. 14, 2014 in Ferguson, Mo. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Police Operations Scaled Down in Ferguson

St. Louis City Police are no longer participating in Ferguson patrols, and the Missouri National Guard is now completely out of Ferguson.

08/28/2014

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Attorney: Police ‘Spoon-Fed’ Suspect With Information About Armed Robbery

A 17-year-old is suing St. Clair County and seven sheriff’s officials for allegedly being forced to confess to an armed robbery.

08/28/2014

Police watch as demonstrators protest the killing of teenager Michael Brown on Aug. 19, 2014 in Ferguson, Mo. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Ferguson Unrest Could Cost Taxpayers Millions

The cost of extra policing in Ferguson after rioting and looting that followed the police shooting death of an unarmed 18-year-old could cost local, Missouri and federal taxpayers millions of dollars.

08/28/2014

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St. Peters to Vote on Resolution to Turn Off Red Light Cameras

Mayor Len Pagano is asking Aldermen to suspend the use of the cameras, until the Missouri Supreme Court rules if they’re legal in the state.

08/28/2014

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Illinois Women Charged with Cooking Meth in Church

Southern Illinois authorities have charged two women with cooking methamphetamine in a rural Hillsboro church.

08/28/2014

Captain Ronald Johnson (L), of the MIssouri HIghway Patrol is seen with St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson prior to the funeral of slain 18-year old teenager Michael Brown Jr. at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri on August 25, 2014. (Michael B. Thomas/AFP/Getty Images)

Missouri National Guard Completes Departure from Ferguson

The Missouri National Guard has completed its departure from Ferguson where the citizen-soldiers were summoned to help quell unrest after the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown.

08/27/2014

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Damage In Ferguson After A Night Of Rioting

Businesses were damaged and looted in Ferguson, MO after riots broke following an officer involved shooting.

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