Elise Hu http://redriverradio.org en Amazon Buys Twitch, Proving Gaming Live Streams Are Golden http://redriverradio.org/post/amazon-buys-twitch-proving-gaming-live-streams-are-golden There's <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2014/05/20/314264906/big-deals-we-charted-billion-dollar-tech-buyouts-since-2002">another billion-dollar buyout</a> in tech today [OK, it's about $970 million, but close enough] and this time it's Amazon's purchase of the video game streaming service Twitch.<p>Twitch is a company that lets you watch video gaming <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2013/12/15/250793493/u-s-recognizes-a-south-korean-starcraft-player-as-an-athlete">as a spectator sport</a> — it live-streams gamers gaming and allows viewers to interact dur Mon, 25 Aug 2014 21:07:00 +0000 Elise Hu 49109 at http://redriverradio.org Amazon Buys Twitch, Proving Gaming Live Streams Are Golden Many Seek Justice In Ferguson, Mo., But Will Have To Wait Awhile http://redriverradio.org/post/many-seek-justice-ferguson-mo-will-have-wait-awhile Both the county case and the federal investigation into the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown are expected to take time, as are basic answers about the circumstances that led to the black teenager's death Aug. 9.<p>About two dozen people showed up Wednesday in front of the St. Louis County Courthouse to demonstrate against County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch, who is preparing to present evidence in the case to a grand jury.<p>"This means something to me, so I had to be here," says demonstrator Lamont Farr, a home health care worker. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 21:32:00 +0000 Elise Hu 48904 at http://redriverradio.org Many Seek Justice In Ferguson, Mo., But Will Have To Wait Awhile Ferguson Teachers Use Day Off As Opportunity For A Civics Lesson http://redriverradio.org/post/ferguson-teachers-use-day-opportunity-civics-lesson <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/08/19/341574604/fresh-clashes-in-ferguson-mo-as-national-guard-arrives">Chaos and unrest overnight</a> have kept the National Guard in the suburban town of Ferguson, Mo., for a second day, and the local school district has canceled classes for the week. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 21:00:00 +0000 Elise Hu 48857 at http://redriverradio.org Ferguson Teachers Use Day Off As Opportunity For A Civics Lesson Amid Continued Chaos In Ferguson, A Second Autopsy Is Released http://redriverradio.org/post/amid-continued-chaos-ferguson-second-autopsy-released A preliminary, independent autopsy report has been released in the shooting death of Michael Brown. Requested by the family, the autopsy finds that Brown, an unarmed black teenager, was shot six times by a white police officer in Ferguson, Mo. This news follows the most violent night of protests there since the shooting. <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 21:14:00 +0000 Elise Hu 48809 at http://redriverradio.org In Ferguson, Local Faith Leaders Call For 'Different Dialogue' http://redriverradio.org/post/ferguson-local-faith-leaders-call-different-dialogue On a quiet morning after <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/08/17/341082635/more-violence-arrests-in-ferguson-but-most-respect-curfew">another difficult night in Ferguson</a>, businesses along the streets put up signs in their windows reading "I Heart Ferg." Former Mayor Brian Fletcher is passing out more.<p>"We're going to raise $5,000 by tomorrow at noon for yard signs," Fletcher says.<p>Overnight clashes led to one shooting and several injuries. Sun, 17 Aug 2014 21:03:00 +0000 Elise Hu 48753 at http://redriverradio.org In Ferguson, Local Faith Leaders Call For 'Different Dialogue'