A new report by a governor-appointed commission suggests ways for communities in St. Louis to move forward after the police killing of Michael Brown last summer. Here, Brown's father and other relatives pray at a memorial to Brown last month. Rick Wilking/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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A new Justice Department report gave a total of 113 lessons learned and a half-dozen themes that "permeated all aspects of the police response" during the height of the demonstrations in Ferguson, Mo., last year. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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A Year After Ferguson, Obama Tells NPR He Feels 'Great Urgency'

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Community Divides Are Still Wide A Year Later In Ferguson

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After Tumultuous Year For Police And African-Americans, What's Changed?

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Sam's Meat Market was looted and vandalized at least three times during the unrest in Ferguson, Mo., last year. Cheryl Corley/NPR hide caption

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Ferguson Businesses Struggle To Rebuild Post-Riots

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Metropolitan Division officers finish another "rollback" operation. They searched the apartment of a paroled armed robber and gang member. These rollbacks are a cornerstone of the Metro Division's strategy of tracking people who may re-offend, and suppressing crime before it happens. Martin Kaste/NPR hide caption

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Nationwide Crime Spike Has Law Enforcement Retooling Its Approach

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A number of state lawmakers have passed bills to bolster body cameras or have more streamlined investigations of police shootings. But State Rep. Michael Butler (D-St. Louis) says, "Folks in Missouri are afraid to have the race conversation." Michael Thomas/Getty Images hide caption

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Missouri Slow To Advance A Post-Ferguson Agenda

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Sgt. Patrick Swanton of the Waco Police Department speaks to the media as Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper D.L. Wilson (left) stands near a Twin Peaks restaurant where nine members of a motorcycle gang were shot and killed in Waco, Texas, on Tuesday. Mike Stone/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Ferguson Activists Hope That Momentum Sparks A National Movement

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Ferguson Mayor James Knowles announces the resignation of police Chief Thomas Jackson during a news conference on Wednesday in Ferguson, Mo. Jeff Roberson/AP hide caption

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Ferguson Mayor Knowles Slams 'Hostile Language' From Eric Holder

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