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Thursday, December 18, 2014, 7:31 a.m.

Police tactics in face of protesters over the top, veterans say

Jet-black rifles leveled at unarmed citizens and mine-resistant vehicles once used to patrol the roadways of Iraq and Afghanistan rumble through small-town America. These are scenes playing out in Ferguson, Mo., which has been racked by protests since the fatal shooting Saturday of an unarmed 18-year-old named Michael Brown.

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