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    US gives threatened status to northern long-eared bat

    04/01/2015 03:54 PM EDT
    DETROIT (AP) — The federal government said Wednesday that it is listing the northern long-eared bat as threatened, giving new protections to a species that has been nearly wiped out in some areas by the spread of a fungal disease. 
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    Engineers create boot-like device to make walking easier
    04/01/2015 01:09 PM EDT - WASHINGTON (AP) — Engineers have come up with a motor-free device to make walking more efficient and easier — something scientists once thought couldn't be done. Full Story

    In Etan Patz case, defense focuses on the other suspect
    04/01/2015 10:00 AM EDT - NEW YORK (AP) — An enigmatic figure looms over the trial of a man who confessed to killing Etan Patz: the former suspect who some still believe is behind the disappearance of the 6-year-old on May 25, 1979. Full Story

    Judge won't dismiss Ohio suit over banned prison interviews
    03/31/2015 06:54 PM EDT - COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Inmates and reporters challenging a ban on face-to-face media interviews with prisoners convicted for their roles in Ohio's deadly 1993 prison riot can proceed with their lawsuit, a federal judge ruled Tuesday. Full Story

    Pennsylvania college expels 3 for racist radio broadcast
    03/31/2015 03:20 PM EDT - HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A private Pennsylvania college expelled three students over a campus radio broadcast in which they made racist comments and used a slur. Full Story

    Morgan Stanley cuts estimate of US online market in half
    03/31/2015 02:04 PM EDT - ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Morgan Stanley has cut its estimate of the potential U.S. Internet gambling market by nearly half. Full Story

    Trevor Noah defends self in backlash to old tweets
    03/31/2015 09:44 PM EDT - NEW YORK (AP) — Trevor Noah, the newly announced host of "The Daily Show," rejected the backlash over his graphic tweets targeting Jews and women as an unfair reflection of him and his comedy. Full Story

    Rolling Stones announce North American stadium tour
    03/31/2015 09:29 AM EDT - LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Rolling Stones are zipping across North America again. The rock band announced a 15-city stadium tour Tuesday that will kick off May 24 at Petco Park in San Diego, California. Full Story

    AP Exclusive: Big rigs often go faster than tires can handle
    03/31/2015 03:15 AM EDT - DETROIT (AP) — Many tractor-trailers on the nation's roads are driven faster than the 75 mph their tires are designed to handle, a practice that has been linked to wrecks and blowouts but has largely escaped the attention of highway officials. Full Story

    4-year-old girl rides Philly bus searching for 3 a.m. snack
    03/30/2015 11:54 AM EDT - PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A 4-year-old Philadelphia girl has been returned safely to her parents after slipping out of her house at 3 a. Full Story

    (Mel Barber — mbarber@yorkdispatch.com)
    Rugelach: Going a little nutty for breakfast

    Borrowing is a grand tradition in baking. As a fan of nut rolls and cinnamon rolls, I had to try making rugelach when I spotted a recipe online. Full Story
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    Mark Wahlberg to produce Boston Marathon bombing movie

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — CBS Films says Mark Wahlberg is set to produce "Patriots' Day," a feature film about the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing based on Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis' firsthand account. Full Story