US approved Ferguson no-fly area to keep press out

people stand near a cloud of tear gas in Ferguson, Mo. during protests for the Aug. 9 shootingWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government allowed police in Ferguson, Missouri, to restrict more than 37 square miles of airspace for nearly two weeks in August for safety reasons, but audio recordings show that local authorities instead wanted to keep news helicopters away during violent street protests.

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