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People take cover from tear gas inside a McDonald's restaurant after a demonstration over the killing of teenager Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer was attacked by police August 17, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Despite the Brown family's continued call for peaceful demonstrations, violent protests have erupted nearly every night in Ferguson since his August 9, death.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

U.S. Senators Asking for Federal Help for Damaged Ferguson Businesses

Missouri’s U.S. senators are asking Gov. Jay Nixon to seek federal help for businesses damaged during violent protests over the fatal shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old.


Congressman Emmanuel Cleaver, Getty Images

Missouri Congressman Sticks Taxpayers

Taxpayers could wind up on the hook for up to $1.1 million to cover a loan Congressman Emmanuel Cleaver.



Storm Damage Low Interest Loans Available

Franklin, Lincoln, St. Charles, St. Louis and Warren counties eligible for loans.


Stacks at Compton Library (KMOX/Debbie Monterrey)

Federal Dollars Coming to Illinois Libraries

The federal government will help 65 Illinois libraries put their communities to work.



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