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Dozens gather on the steps of City Hall in Colorado Springs, Colo. chanting "Hands Up, Don't Shoot" during a rally held to show solidarity with Ferguson, Mo. on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014. On Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, a white police officer fatally shot Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, in the St. Louis suburb. (AP Photo/The Colorado Springs Gazette, Mark Reis)

Dozens gather on the steps of City Hall in Colorado Springs, Colo. chanting "Hands Up, Don't Shoot" during a rally held to show solidarity with Ferguson, Mo. on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014. On Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, a white police officer fatally shot Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, in the St. Louis suburb. (AP Photo/The Colorado Springs Gazette, Mark Reis)

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