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Gov. Jay Nixon delivers the annual State of the State address to a joint session of the House and Senate on Wednesday in Jefferson City. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Nixon urges ‘healing and hope’ after Ferguson

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon implored lawmakers to embrace policies that "foster healing and hope" Wednesday as he delivered his first State of the State address since the unrest that erupted over the fatal police shooting of a black 18-year-old in Ferguson.