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Claire McCaskill

Latest on Missouri turmoil: Protesters pray, set to camp out

The latest on the protests and turmoil over racially charged incidents at the University of Missouri. All times local.

10:30 p.m.

Around 150 protesters have gathered on the University of Missouri campus in Columbia as part of ongoing demonstrations over matters of race and discrimination at the college.

For months, black student groups have complained of racial slurs and other slights on the overwhelmingly white campus, and they're now calling for President Tim Wolfe to step down. One black graduate student is on a hunger strike, and on Saturday night, black members of the football team joined the outcry.

Those gathered late Sunday near Jesse Hall prayed for...