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Curfew imposed after looting

Crowd tells governor it’s a bad move

Posted: August 17, 2014 at 3:37 a.m.

People gather next to a makeshift memorial for Michael Brown Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, located at the site where Brown was shot by police a week ago in Ferguson, Mo. Brown's shooting in the middle of a street following a suspected robbery of a box of cigars from a nearby market has sparked a week of protests, riots and looting in the St. Louis suburb. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

FERGUSON, Mo. -- After a week of unrest that followed the fatal shooting of a black teenager by a police officer, Gov. Jay Nixon of Missouri on Saturday declared a state of emergency in Ferguson and ordered a curfew.

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