National Guard troops will hit St. Louis city's streets in secondary role

November 17, 2014 9:17 PM

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ST. LOUIS • National Guard troops will be stationed throughout the city of St. Louis in a secondary role to civilian police, Mayor Francis Slay said on Monday.

Slay held a press conference minutes after Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency and activated the National Guard in anticipation of a grand jury decision in the Darren Wilson case.

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