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Aug 25, 2014 10:13 AM by Associated Press

Michael Brown to be laid to rest

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The father of a black 18-year-old who was shot to death by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, is asking for peace today, as he lays his son to rest.

Today is the funeral for Michael Brown, whose Aug. 9 death ignited daily protests, some violent.

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon and three White House aides are expected to attend today's service in nearby St. Louis.

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