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Justice Department Close To Clearing Darren Wilson Of Civil Rights Charges: Report

FERGUSON, MO - JANUARY 19:  Demonstrators protest next to the Michael Brown memorial on Martin Luther King Jr. Day January 19
FERGUSON, MO - JANUARY 19: Demonstrators protest next to the Michael Brown memorial on Martin Luther King Jr. Day January 19, 2015 in Ferguson, Missouri. Brown, an unarmed black teenager, was shot and killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer August 9, 2014. His death caused months of sometimes violent protests in the St. Louis area and sparked nationwide outcry against use of excessive force by police. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

The Justice Department is taking the final steps toward closing the politically charged investigation into the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Mo., and clearing the white police officer involved of civil rights charges.

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