Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich committed suicide following political attacks during his campaign for governor. His press secretary, Spence Jackson, committed suicide just one month later. Jeff Roberson/AP hide caption

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At Resource Management's materials recovery facility, workers pull plastic bags, other trash and large pieces of cardboard off the conveyor belts before the mixed single-stream recyclables enter the sorting machines. Véronique LaCapra/St. Louis Public Radio hide caption

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Protesters walk on West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, Mo., on Tuesday. Protests have been going on for more than a week after the police shooting of unarmed teen Michael Brown. Michael B. Thomas/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Obama speaks during a press conference at the White House on Monday about the situation in Iraq and the ongoing violence in Ferguson, Mo. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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The Rev. Willis Johnson (right) confronts Joshua Wilson, 18, as protesters block traffic during a demonstration against the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., on Wednesday. Rev. Johnson convinced Wilson, one of the last holdouts in the intersection, that he should leave and avoid arrest. Sid Hastings/For The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Jeff Jones and his daughters feed grain to their foraging cattle once a day in Callaway County, Mo. They're concerned about the health and environmental effects a potential hog farm next door might have. Kristofor Husted/KBIA hide caption

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Joseph Paul Franklin in a photo taken in 2012 by the Missouri Department of Corrections. /Reuters /Landov hide caption

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