Missouri governor calls for peace ahead of Ferguson verdict

Missouri governor calls for peace ahead of Ferguson verdict
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Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon called for peace in a news conference Monday evening ahead of the grand jury's verdict on whether they will indict police officer Darren Wilson in the August shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown.

"Our shared hope and expectation is that regardless of the decision, people on all sides show tolerance, mutual respect and restraint," Nixon said.

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