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Director's Choice St. Louis Post-Dispatch
After warning protesters to disperse for unlawfully gathering, police dressed in riot gear push protesters back onto the sidewalk at the intersection of Grand Boulevard at Arsenal. on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014. Protesters continue to march for justice in the shooting of Michael Brown.