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Gov. Jay Nixon issues video message, calls for ‘vigorous prosecution’ | Twitchy

He also called for a “vigorous ” (see video at 3:24). Not investigation, but .

Mo. Lt. Governor Blasts Governor for Mishandling of Ferguson Curfew | National Review Online

Nearly everything Missouri governor Jay Nixon did regarding a curfew in was wrong, according to the state’s lieutenant governor.

Police Make 120 Arrests at #Ferguson Riots – Only 4 From City of Ferguson (Video) | The Gateway Pundit

St. Louis County police arrested 47 “protesters” on Tuesday night. 120 people have been arrested since the protests started ten days ago.

REPORT: Key witness Dorian Johnson now admits that Michael Brown ATTACKED Officer Wilson » The Right Scoop –

Shawn Parcells’ credentials, role in Michael Brown autopsy questioned by doctors |

Parcells admits he has no certification as a pathology assistant, but says his qualification comes from experience.

High School Student Claims She Was Suspended For Saying ‘Bless You’ After Classmate Sneezed « CBS Charlotte

A was allegedly after breaking a class rule of saying “” after a classmate sneezed.

57 Percent of Americans Say Only Kids Who Win Should Get Trophies – Hit & Run :

The latest Reason-Rupe  finds that when it comes to kids and their trophies, 57 percent of Americans think only the winning players should receive them. Another 40 percent say all kids on a sport team should receive a for their participation.

‘Says it all’: Half of Democrats think losers should get trophies too [pic] | Twitchy

Not surprised in the least.

NFL wants artists to pay to perform at Super Bowl halftime show | The Verge

Musicians typically don’t get paid for playing at the ’s Super Bowl halftime show. Having 115.3 million people watch your performance is payment enough, really. But this year the is using the big game’s unrivaled power of exposure to its advantage — or at least trying to, according to The Wall Street Journal. The league has apparently whittled its list of potential acts down to three: Coldplay, Rihanna, and Katy Perry.