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  St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger has extended the state of emergency in Ferguson and the surrounding area for at least one more day.

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St. Louis County's top executive says he will keep a state of emergency involving Ferguson in place for at least another day, calling it "prudent."

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Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has declared an emergency because of the recent drought.