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Ferguson Streets Calmer Following Unrest
The streets of the midwestern U.S. town of Ferguson, Missouri, are calmer, following two nights of unrest over a grand jury decision not to prosecute a white police officer in the death of an unarmed black teenager.
The city saw scattered protests late Wednesday, but a heavy police presence, snowy weather, and the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday presumably helped lead to smaller crowds than on previous nights.
Earlier, hundreds of people demonstrated in front of the St. Louis City Hall on Wedn