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Bed Bugs and Book Bags Youth Enrichment Curriculum

Jacksonville, Fla. – Bed bugs are on the rise in our communities, so the Jacksonville Bed Bug Task Force, a community partnership formed by the University of Florida/Duval County Extension Office created Bed Bugs and Book Bags a youth enrichment curriculum. The curriculum is designed for third through fifth grade students, although it can be adapted to any age group.

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Beekeepers must file to avoid pesticide spray


Beekeepers and others with concerns about pesticides sprayed for mosquito control in New Hanover County will have to file a formal request for exclusion under a policy adopted Wednesday by the county Board of Health.

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Study looks to find whether cockroaches in home can make you unhealthy

Meg Farris / Eyewitness News
Email: mfarris@wwltv.com | Twitter: @megfarriswwl

NEW ORLEANS — There are many children and teens in the New Orleans area living with asthma.  And now, for the first time, a local researcher is testing something very common in this area that might be the reason children are going to the hospital with severe asthma attacks: cockroaches.

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