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- Senator introduces bill for I-57 that would connect Sikeston with Little Rock (04/28/16)4
- Law firm requests information about Cape's traffic cameras (04/25/16)2
- Local lawmakers split over failed medical marijuana bill; voters may have a say (04/26/16)19
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Chaffee, Steele students finalists at science fair
Alex Heeb knows his box turtles. He's tagged them with radio transmitters and tracked them through a wooded area south of Chaffee, Mo.
On Tuesday, armed with a photo-filled cardboard display board, the 16-year-old from Chaffee presented his data -- collected from July to November -- to judges at the 51st annual Southeast Missouri Regional Science Fair at the Show Me Center.
His turtle project proved a winner. Heeb, a 10th-grader, and Wyatt Walls, a ninth-grader from Steele, Mo., were chosen as the two finalists in the senior high school division. Walls' project measured the production of hydrogen from algae.
Read more in Wednesday's Southeast Missourian.