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A Ferguson-based company is donating to help launch a new effort to preserve African-American history in the St. Louis area.

  The city of Ferguson has turned to a Fortune 500 company based in the St. Louis suburb for financial assistance.

Ferguson's finances were deteriorating before Michael Brown's shooting death by police spurred protests and looting.

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At least two Missouri Republicans have confirmed interest in succeeding U.S. Rep. Jo Ann Emerson after her planned retirement.