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Short Mosquito Season Squishes West Nile Threat

Mosquitoes are not exactly the sign of spring that most of us look for.

05/08/2013

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Good Question: Why Isn’t There Tick Spray For Humans?

We’ve had to put up with plenty of heat, but also plenty of pests this summer.

08/02/2012

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Good Question: Do Certain People Attract Mosquitoes?

We probably don’t even have to remind you, but we are in peak mosquito season. While some seem almost immune to bites, others claim to be magnets for mosquitoes.

06/26/2012

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Mosquito Control Working To Calm The Season’s Spike

With all the rain we had last week, you’d expect a spike in mosquitos. But the mosquito control folks are doing their best to keep them in check.

06/26/2012

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Smartphone Apps Claim To Keep Mosquitoes At Bay, But Do They Work?

There’s a new weapon in the battle against mosquitoes: smartphone apps that make sounds mosquitoes are supposed to hate.

05/29/2012

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Mosquito Control Working To Ease The Biting Blues

The whirling sound of a helicopter’s blades in your neighborhood may mean you will be spared from those itchy, red bites this spring and summer.

04/04/2012

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Good Question: What Are Those Biting Bugs?

They are miniature, silent, sneaky little bugs, still snacking on us even in mid-October.

10/11/2011