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  • Ferguson demands high fees to turn over city files

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials in Ferguson, Missouri, are charging nearly 10 times the cost of some of their own employees' salaries before they will agree to turn over files under public records laws about the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown. Missouri's attorney general on Monday,...

  • US cites Missouri company in cell tower deaths

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal safety enforcement agency cited a Missouri-based communications company on Friday for "willful" and "serious" safety violations in the death of two workers in the collapse in March of a cell tower they were dismantling in Blaine, Kansas. The Labor Department's...

  • Williams-Sonoma adding 900 jobs in Miss.

    OLIVE BRANCH, Miss. (AP) — Williams-Sonoma Inc. is adding 900 jobs in an expansion of its distribution center in northwest Mississippi. The announcement came Friday during a ceremony at the plant in Olive Branch, Mississippi, attended by Gov. Phil Bryant and officials with Williams-Sonoma. The...

  • VIDEO: In D.C., Michael Brown's family calls for formal investigation

    The parents of Michael Brown were in Washington on Thursday to ask the Justice Department to formally investigate the death of their son.

  • St. Louis growing into a destination for asbestos claims, attorneys say

    ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) – Two asbestos attorneys discussed at a conference on Thursday how St. Louis has grown in recent years as a more attractive asbestos jurisdiction. During the HarrisMartin Midwest Asbestos Conference in St. Louis, asbestos attorneys Lindsay Dibler and Melissa Crowe...

  • Mo. judge critical of summary judgment arguments in asbestos case

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) – A Missouri federal judge has ruled that no case law and only one paragraph supporting a defendant’s argument for summary judgment is not sufficient to win summary judgment in an asbestos lawsuit. Judge Greg Kays filed the order denying the motion for summary...

  • Coast leads Miss. in urban economic growth in 2013

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The economy along Mississippi's Gulf Coast grew rapidly in 2013, while growth slowed in the state's other metropolitan areas. The figures, released Tuesday by the U.S. Commerce Department, show that gross domestic product expanded by 4 percent in the...

  • No work for public housing residents

    Missouri public housing officials improperly exempted virtually everybody living in a 200-unit facility from federal rules requiring that able-bodied residents help with maintenance and cleanup work, according to a government watchdog.

  • Missouri governor was 'uninvited' from Michael Brown's funeral

    On Sunday, Nixon's office initially said he planned to attend the service. But on Monday, Nixon's office changed course, saying he would not attend "out of respect for the family" and to give them "time to focus on remembering Michael and grieving their loss."

  • Groups to deliver Ferguson petition to White House

    More than a dozen civil rights groups, faith leaders and activists plan to meet outside the White House Thursday to deliver a petition demanding that the Justice Department hold accountable all police officers involved in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson.

  • Critic: Al Sharpton using Ferguson killing to maintain 'phony status as a civil rights leader'

    Civil rights activist and MSNBC host Al Sharpton, who has become the face of protest in Ferguson, Mo., is being mocked in a new video from a conservative media watchdog targeting the leftward tilt of MSNBC.

  • At Michael Brown funeral, Al Sharpton's double-edged eulogy evokes anger

    Michael Brown's funeral service, held Monday at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, was intensely political. But not in precisely the way some observers expected.

  • Democracy and Ferguson

    Let's get this straight: The critics don't want the black citizens of Ferguson to demonstrate. They don't want them to riot. And they don't want them to vote. 

  • VIDEO: White House previews what's next for Ferguson

    White House press secretary Josh Earnest discussed what to expect in Ferguson, Mo., now that shooting victim Michael Brown has been laid to rest.

  • VIDEO: Thousands expected at Michael Brown's funeral in Ferguson

    Father of the slain 18-year-old Michael Brown is calling for a day of peace Monday in Ferguson, Mo., while his son is laid to rest.



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