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I Love Ferguson Presents $5000 to North County, Inc.

The I Love Ferguson committee presented a check for $5,000 to Rebecca Zoll, CEO of North County, Inc. Regional Development Association, last Thursday. The money will go the Reinvest North County Fund for businesses and schools impacted by the events in August.

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North County Meeting for all Parents

 

Trinity High to Host Forum on

Unrest, Peace and Justice on Nov. 13

How do we talk to our children about moving through unrest to peace and justice?

This follow up event to the event held at St. Rose Philippine Duchesne Church in early October will be held Thursday, Nov. 13 at 7 p.m. at Trinity High School

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Gov. Nixon. Clint Zweifel Applaud Loan Relief to Ferguson-area Small Businesses

Gov. Jay Nixon and State Treasurer Clint Zweifel have applauded the Small Business Relief Program for surpassing $200,000 in zero-interest loans to small businesses affected by civil unrest in the Ferguson area.

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Ferguson residents are offering a “Pumpkin Walk” for area children celebrating
Halloween. The event was created to offer a safe trick-or-treat activity
amid the ongoing unrest in Ferguson. It will be held on Sunday, Oct. 26.

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Gov. Nixon to Create Commission on Issues Raised by Events in Ferguson

Independent commission will make specific recommendations

Gov. Jay Nixon on Tuesday announced that he will create an independent commission to study and make specific recommendations for how to make progress on the issues raised by events in Ferguson.  The Governor said the effort must include a thorough and wide-ranging examination of the challenges that were exposed and exacerbated by the death of Michael Brown and its aftermath, and offer specific recommendations for overcoming them.

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Interview with Brian Fletcher

Former Ferguson Mayor Continues Crusade to Promote City’s Virtues

By Tom Anselm

If ever there was a guy who is bullish on the future of Ferguson, it would have to be Brian Fletcher. The Independent News recently talked with the former mayor of that city. He is currently spear-heading the extensive activities of the “I (Heart) Ferguson Committee”. This organization has risen in prominence as an enterprise that has reached 16 countries and 42 states with sales of its yard signs, coffee mugs, cozies, tee shirts and other items emblazoned with the committee’s signature logo. Sales may be the wrong word to use here, since all items are acquired through donation.

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