Police Disperse Ferguson Protests Ahead of Curfew

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Police fired tear gas to disperse protesters on Sunday, August 17, in Ferguson on the eighth consecutive night of unrest in the St Louis County town. Governor Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency and a midnight curfew in Ferguson on August 16. St Louis County Police tweeted molotov cocktails had been thrown at officers and shots had been fired prior to the crackdown. Credit: Instagram/amykfullnelson

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