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Gov. Jay Nixon of Missouri speaks to media on Aug. 15, 2014, in St. Louis. Violent protests have erupted in the city following the shooting death of Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer on Aug. 9. Nixon appointed Capt. Johnson to take control of security operations in the city of Ferguson after receiving numerous complaints about the excessive show and use of force by the police against protestors and the news media covering the demonstrations. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Gov. Nixon Lifts State of Emergency

Gov. Jay Nixon today lifted the State of Emergency he declared on Aug. 16 in response to violent unrest in the City of Ferguson.

09/03/2014

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

Gov. Jay Nixon of Missouri speaks to media on Aug. 15, 2014, in St. Louis. Violent protests have erupted in the city following the shooting death of Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer on Aug. 9. Nixon appointed Capt. Johnson to take control of security operations in the city of Ferguson after receiving numerous complaints about the excessive show and use of force by the police against protestors and the news media covering the demonstrations. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Gov. Nixon Orders National Guard to Begin Withdrawing from Ferguson

Gov. Jay Nixon released a statement ordering the Missouri National Guard to begin a systematic process of withdrawing from Ferguson.

08/21/2014

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Nixon: ‘We Will Not Use a Curfew Tonight’

Gov. Jay Nixon issued a statement regarding the ongoing situation in Ferguson, stating that there would be no curfew Monday night.

08/18/2014

Missouri National Guard Adjutant General Steve Danner

Mo. National Guard Leader Reflects On 2013

Stephen Danner commends citizen soldiers for their service at home & overseas.

12/31/2013

Missouri Army National Guard fill sandbags in Dutchtown, Mo.

Mo. National Guard Handling IDs For Gay Spouses

Guard is processing requests from same-sex partners for military ID cards that are the gateway to accessing benefits.

11/23/2013

UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Crowds Boo During National Guard Ceremony at Mizzou Football Game

During part of the oath that reads “I will obey the order of the president of the United States” members of the crowd could be heard booing.

11/04/2013

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Mo. Preparing for Possibility of State Furloughs

So far, about 200 employees at the Missouri National Guard have been furloughed and more could be on the way if a deal isn’t reached in the coming days.

10/16/2013

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Mo. Education Officials, National Guard Brace For Shutdown Cuts

One state department that would face potentially severe consequences of a government shutdown would be the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

10/01/2013

Building flood walls in Clarksville, Mo on April 19th.

Nervous in Clarksville — Sand Berm Protecting Historic Town “Leaking”

“There has been some seepage and there has been some sloughing of the wall in two places,” Clarksville Mayor Jo Anne Smiley said.

04/22/2013

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