News@noon: Debate aftermath, Lions stop slide

The Detroit News

Today is Monday, Oct. 10, 2017, and everyone's recovering from what was another tense presidential debate between Republican candidate Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton.

Who was your winner in Sunday night's debate? Aaron Kall, the director of debate for the University of Michigan, says Trump rebounded after a poor showing in the first debate last month. Our own Nolan Finley doesn't think so, calling Trump's campaign, "destroyed. Dead. Done."

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks as Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton walks past during the second presidential debate at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, on Oct. 9, 2016.

Here's what else is happening:

Matt Prater - Prater set a career-high with 31 field goals, including a perfect 7-of-7 on kicks from 50 yards or longer. He also maintained his perfect mark in the clutch. GRADE: A-

Stopping the slide

Straw-colored fruit bats from Africa hang up side down in their enclosure.

Bats, beware

Michigan’s bats are under siege from natural and man-made threats that could wipe out some populations over the next decade, experts warn.

Disease-causing fungus, wind turbines and loss of habitat are harming the small, furry creatures in the state, which is home to nine different species.

Autos talk

New seasons, times 2

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