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Afternoon Lede Check – 8.15.14

Ferguson police ID officer, call Brown a robbery suspect (The Washington Post). Five reasons Obama might be coming back to Washington (The Hill). Political landmines ahead for Dems as Obama considers action on immigration (Washington Examiner).

From WaPo to WJLA, here are the stories that are leading your homepages today, after the jump…

The Washington Post: Ferguson police ID officer, call Brown a robbery suspect

USA Today: Police report: Michael Brown was suspect in robbery prior to shooting

POLITICO: Buying Main Street: Billionaires swamp local races

The HillFive reasons Obama might be coming back to Washington

Roll Call: Levin: Senate Will Review Militarization of Police in Defense Bill

Daily Caller: SCRATCH THAT! IRS Tech Said Lerner’s Hard Drive WASN’T Damaged

The Washington TimesCasey Kasem to be buried in Norway, says publicist

National Journal: Ferguson Police Say Officer Stopped Michael Brown for ‘Blocking Traffic’

Washington Examiner: Political landmines ahead for Dems as Obama considers action on immigration

Huffington Post Politics: BANG BANG TOYS – HOW LAWMAKERS DEFEND POLICE MILITARIZATION

WTOP: Police: Teen robbed convenience store

ABC 7: Ferguson, Mo. police name officer in Michael Brown shooting, say teen was killed after allegedly robbing store

NBC 4: Woman Riding Moped Dies After Crash With Truck

CBS 9: TRAFFIC ALERT: 1,000 motorcycles rolling into Arlington

Fox 5: Ferguson police: Michael Brown was suspect in robbery, accused of stealing $48.99 box of cigars

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