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Plants Know When They re Being Eaten and They Don t Appreciate it

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Vegetarians and vegans pay heed, new research shows plants know when they’re being eaten. And they don't like it. That plants possess an intelligence is not new knowledge, but according to Modern Farmer, a new study from the University of Missouri shows

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on Oct 23, 2014 at 12:20 PM
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Autopsy of slain Missouri teen shows close-range gunshot

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By Carey Gillam (Reuters) - The official autopsy on an unarmed black teenager whose killing by a white police officer in August set off protests in Ferguson, Missouri, suggests he sustained a gunshot wound to the hand from close range, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. The autopsy report, obtained by the newspaper and published on its website late on Tuesday, comes as a St. Louis County gra...

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on Oct 23, 2014 at 09:50 AM
Autopsy of slain Missouri t...

Autopsy of slain Missouri teen shows close-range gunshot: report

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(Reuters) - A newly disclosed autopsy of the unarmed black teenager whose killing by a white police officer set off months of protests in Ferguson, Missouri, suggests he suffered a gunshot to the hand from close range, the St. Louis Post Dispatch reported. The St. Louis County medical examiner's autopsy of 18-year-old Michael Brown, obtained by the newspaper and published online late on Tuesday...

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on Oct 22, 2014 at 04:20 PM

Student Team at University of Missouri-Columbia to Receive $14,874 to Study Treatment of Food Waste with Pig Manure (MO)

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Environmental NewsFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE(Lenexa, Kan., Oct. 15, 2014) - A student team at the University of Missouri-Columbia will receive $14,874 from EPA to study the feasibility of treating food waste mixed with swine manure and gather data from the process related to energy use, greenhouse gases ...

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on Oct 15, 2014 at 10:50 PM

Springfield, Mo., to Receive $67,000 from EPA for Technical Assistance in Planning Stormwater and Wastewater Projects (MO)

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Environmental NewsFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE(Lenexa, Kan., Oct. 10, 2014) - Springfield, Mo., was named today as one of five communities nationwide to receive a $67,000 technical assistance award from EPA to help develop components of integrated plans for wastewater and stormwater managemen...

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on Oct 12, 2014 at 12:26 AM

EPA Settlement with Raymore, Mo., Results in Stream Protections for Tributary to South Grand River (MO)

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Environmental NewsFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE(Lenexa, Kan., Oct. 10, 2014) - EPA Region 7 has reached an administrative settlement with the city of Raymore, Mo., to resolve municipal stormwater violations under the Clean Water Act. Under the settlement, the city will come into compliance wit...

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on Oct 12, 2014 at 12:26 AM

EPA Recognizes Webster Groves, Mo., as a Leading Green Power Community; City Hosts Celebration Tonight at 5:30 p.m. (MO)

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Environmental NewsFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE(Lenexa, Kan., Oct. 8, 2014) - The city of Webster Groves, Mo., has been officially designated by EPA as a Green Power Community, in recognition of its collective use of more than 7 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of green power annually, enough to m...

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on Oct 08, 2014 at 11:56 PM
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Officials erred in reporting voter spike in Missouri suburb where teen was shot

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(Reuters) - A reported spike in voter registration numbers in Ferguson, Missouri, since the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer was the result of an error by election officers, state officials said on Wednesday. The St. Louis County Board of Elections reported earlier this month that nearly 3,300 Ferguson residents had registered to vote between Aug. 9 and Sept...

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on Oct 08, 2014 at 11:51 PM

After fire at slain teen's memorial, protests erupt in Missouri

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By Carey Gillam (Reuters) - Five people were arrested and two police officers injured in renewed violence overnight on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, sparked by a fire that destroyed a shrine to a black teenager killed by a police officer last month. Shots were fired and rocks and bottles thrown at officers in clashes between police and more than 100 protesters, which took place late Tuesda...

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on Sep 24, 2014 at 05:20 PM
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Cop who killed Missouri teen testifies before grand jury: newspaper

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By Carey Gillam (Reuters) - The Ferguson, Missouri police officer whose fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager has ignited weeks of protests testified Tuesday before a St. Louis grand jury hearing evidence in the case, according to a report in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Darren Wilson, who has been in hiding since the Aug. 9 shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown, spent nearly four hours t...

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on Sep 17, 2014 at 08:50 PM