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18 people rescued, 30 others evacuated due to rising Yadkin Creek
Gov. Jay Nixon’s state of emergency declaration has prompted the cancellation of a concert scheduled for Thursday night.
Maj. Christopher Ash says it is the civil support team doing regularly scheduled training exercises for a biological weapon situation.
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.
“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.
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.
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.
Gov. Jay Nixon today lifted the State of Emergency he declared on Aug. 16 in response to violent unrest in the City of Ferguson.
Those Ferguson businesses that have been damaged during the unrest, and even some that haven’t, should be able to recover losses through insurance.
Gov. Jay Nixon has declared a state of emergency after recent storms and tornadoes swept through the state.