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Ferguson Protesters Are Shutting Down America’s Highways

The day after.

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Protests grew in size and intensity across the country on the second night of demonstrations over the grand jury’s decision not to charge Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson with a crime for the fatal shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown. On Tuesday evening, demonstrators spilled into the streets—and shut down highways across the country in protest.