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Hunter Hayes’ St. Louis Concert Cancelled

Gov. Jay Nixon’s state of emergency declaration has prompted the cancellation of a concert scheduled for Thursday night.

11/19/2014

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National Guard Troops in South St. Louis Not for Ferguson-Related Duty

Maj. Christopher Ash says it is the civil support team doing regularly scheduled training exercises for a biological weapon situation.

11/18/2014

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon speaks about the shooting death of 18 year-old Michael Brown during a news conference on Aug. 16, 2014 in Ferguson, Mo. (Photo: Joshua LOTT/AFP/Getty Images)

Nixon says Emergency Declaration is a Precautionary Measure

Asked if he declared a state of emergency because he expects a violent reaction to the grand jury’s decision, Nixon said no, and that he hopes there is no violence.

11/18/2014

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon leaves a press conference he called with representatives from the St. Louis, St. Louis County, and Missouri State police departments to discuss security concerns when the grand jury's decision in the Michael Brown case is announced on Nov. 11, 2014 in Weldon Springs, Mo. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Brown Family Lawyer: Jay Nixon ‘Preparing For War’

“I only hope that it doesn’t generate the reaction that they’re looking for, preparing for,” Gray said of the governor activating the National Guard.

11/18/2014

Demonstrators protest the killing of teenager Michael Brown on August 19, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer on August 9. Despite the Brown family's continued call for peaceful demonstrations, violent protests have erupted nearly every night in Ferguson since his death. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

FBI Issues Bulletin Before Ferguson Grand Jury Decision: ‘Internet Postings Have Called for Violence Against Police’

As a grand jury weighs possible criminal charges against Darren Wilson, Missouri’s governor has again activated the National Guard in an effort to avoid more unrest in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.

11/18/2014

A woman is removed from the road by Missouri State Highway Patrolman as police protect an entrance to Highway 70 during an attempted sitdown on the Highway in Ferguson, Missouri on Septmber 10, 2014. About 100 protesters threatened to walk onto and shutdown Highway 70 as a form of civil disobedience related to the Michael Brown shooting and riots in Ferguson, Missouri last month.  Over 200 police stopped the protesters from reaching the highway. About 25 people were arrested.   (UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Protestors Call for Special Prosecutor in Ferguson Case, But Is It Possible?

The protestors know what they want, but Eric Zahnd with the Missouri Association of Prosecuting Attorneys says that’s not possible because the State of Emergency is over.

09/12/2014

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 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

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)

Insurance Policies Should Cover Damaged Ferguson Businesses

Those Ferguson businesses that have been damaged during the unrest, and even some that haven’t, should be able to recover losses through insurance.

08/21/2014

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Governor Nixon Declares Emergency After Storms

Gov. Jay Nixon has declared a state of emergency after recent storms and tornadoes swept through the state.

05/11/2014

(photo credit: Waynesville Pulaski County MO Flood Emergency's Facebook page)

Nixon Declares Emergency Following Deadly Flash Flooding in South-Central Missouri

Ten inches of rain fell in a matter of hours flooding a small town near Fort Leonard Wood.

08/06/2013

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