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Researchers seek to combat bat disease

Researchers are studying a new way to combat a disease that has killed millions of bats.

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Grant to Arkansas company making compostable bag

A company affiliated with the University of Arkansas that makes a compostable bag as a substitute for plastic bags has been awarded a $741,221 grant by The National Science Foundation.

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Gov. Nixon officially cancels emergency order for Ferguson

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has lifted the state of emergency he declared on Aug. 16 in response to looting and violent protesting in Ferguson.

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Lake Ozark bans open carrying of guns

Four members of the Board of Alderman say the ordinance will boost the area's image asa family-friendly tourist destination.  Permit holders can still carry concealed guns.

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4-year-old boy accidentally shoots 3-year-old brother

The shooting happened Sunday afternoon at a home in north St. Louis County. Police say the boys' 27-year-old father was smoking pot in another room.

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Researchers found new species of salamander in Arkansas

Doctoral student Michael Steffen of the University of Tulsa and Arkansas Game and Fish Commission herpetologist Kelly Irwin discovered the new species in May 2011.

UPDATE: Endangered person advisory for infant canceled

The Missouri State Highway Patrol has canceled an Endangered Person Advisory for an infant from Edina, Missouri.

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Minnesota town takes pride in harsh winter conditions

      EMBARRASS, Minn. (AP) - A tiny township in northeastern Minnesota, that's often the coldest spot in the state, is taking the latest blast of polar air in stride.

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  • Customer refuses to leave tip for gay waiter

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    What a customer left behind for a waiter in Kansas has ignited a social media firestorm. The server found a message written on a credit card receipt telling him he would get no tip because he is gay.  

    Sandra Olivas reports.

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