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Fox News comes out on the side of letting bed bugs live

January 25, 2012

Bravo to Christopher Evans, for his editorial responding to this piece of [bed bug fecal matter] entitled “EPA Hands Out $1M in ‘Environmental Justice’ Grants,” (broadcast on Fox News on 1/6/12) where Neil Cavuto and Chris Horner rant about the use of tax dollars for “environmental justice” projects. Among Cavuto’s concerns is the EPA’s $25,000 […]

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Bradley County Commission considers tracking bed bug infestations

August 15, 2010

The Chattanoogan reports that the Bradley County Commission (local government in Bradley County, Tennessee) considered whether to track bed bug infestations in response to a local non-profit’s request. During Monday’s Bradley County Commission meeting, Commissioner Lisa Stanbery said that a local non-profit organization contacted her to tell her about a growing problem with bed bugs. […]

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Law student sues over bed bugs in Reserve Square apartments, Cleveland

November 19, 2008

James F. McCarty of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reported Monday that A law student has sued one of downtown Cleveland’s chicer high-rises, contending that bedbugs drove him from two apartments — and flying gnats from a third. In his lawsuit, Joshua Bobrowsky said the blood-sucking vermin in three Reserve Square apartments left him with painful […]

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Out of the fire and into the frying pan

September 27, 2008

The Red Cross relocated the Mathis family to a Cleveland Days Inn, after a fire chased them out of their home. And guess what they encountered in their hotel rooms? That’s right, bed bugs. Imagine having your home burn down (due to arson, no less), evacuating, and then having to deal with bed bug bites […]

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Bed bugs at James Plaza Apartments, Cleveland, Ohio

August 6, 2008

I loved the headline of this article accompanying news video from WBNS 10TV: “Bed Bugs Infest Apartment Building.” News at five. Seriously, what would the world be like if every infested building was featured in just one major local news story? I can’t help having this thought when I see such headlines. Sadly, that’s where […]

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Bed bug legislation in the U.S. House and in the Ohio House

July 22, 2008

In reference to the Don’t Let the Bed Bugs Bite Act of 2008, Budget Travel asks, “Should taxpayers fund the war against bed bugs?” The Act, H.R. 6068, is now in consideration by the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection,and would primarily give states funding to inspect hotel rooms for bed bugs. (Welcome […]

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Bed bugs and lawsuits; also how to find a lawyer

March 17, 2007

Bed bug lawsuits Here are some legal cases involving bed bugs which are discussed online. (Links which are internal to the blog have additional links to news reports and sometimes case information.) General lawsuits involving bed bugs Article about bed bug lawsuits in New York City (Sept. 2008) Bed bugs in the workplace Former Fox […]

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