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Protest presses for Ferguson indictment

WAITING:As St Louis braces for the results of a grand jury hearing into the August shooting of a teen, peaceful marches are being held and shopowners brace for violence

AFP, ST LOUIS, Missouri

Ferguson, the mostly black suburb of 21,000, which has an overwhelmingly white police force and town government, is on a knife edge. Owners have boarded up shops and businesses on the street where protests were concentrated in August, also braced for a violent fallout.

Pastor Willis Johnson told worshipers at Wellspring Church in Ferguson that the church would offer prayer, educational activities for children, free meals, counseling and group therapy after the announcement.

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