David Schaper David Schaper is a NPR National Desk reporter based in Chicago.

As Ferguson Protests Wind Down, Residents Want Outrage Channeled

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A Somber Show Of Support At Michael Brown's Funeral

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Demonstrators protest the death of Michael Brown on Friday in Ferguson, Mo. Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer on August 9. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Generation Gap Divides Local Opinion On Ferguson Protests

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For A 4th Night, Ferguson Police Disperse Protesters

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In The Absence Of Answers, Protests Fill Ferguson's Silence

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Police Shooting Death Of Teen In Missouri Stokes Racial Tension

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In Ferguson Shooting's Tumultuous Wake, Leaders Call For Peace And Protest

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Airspace Over Ukraine Was Not Considered Unsafe

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First Responders Unprepared For Another Train Disaster

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The response to the program has been so strong in the Englewood neighborhood that the city has extended it to East Garfield Park on the West Side. David Schaper hide caption

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For Sale: Vacant Lots On Chicago Blocks, Just $1 Each

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Flooding across the Upper Midwest, including Iowa, over the last couple weeks has soaked homes and fields and left local governments scrambling. Dirk Lammers/AP hide caption

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Rainstorms Pummel Upper Midwest, Drowning Resources

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Trump Stands Firm On Giant Chicago Sign

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Chicago Gets Out From Under Its History Of Political Patronage

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Could Political Patronage In Chicago Be A Thing Of The Past?

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Authorities say the drug operation allowed customers to pay at one location, pick up the heroin at another and be back on the expressway within minutes. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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