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Did the Minneapolis VA ask volunteers to stop donating quilts due to fears of bed bugs?

April 21, 2011

The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports that the city’s Department of Veterans Affairs announced this month that it cannot currently accept donations of homemade quilts for veterans from a group of quilting volunteers. According to representatives of the group, Quilts of Valor, this is due to fears that bed bugs may be spread through the quilts: […]

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Minneapolis Public Housing Authority is using thermal methods to kill bed bugs

January 2, 2010

The Minneapolis Public Housing Authority is using thermal methods to treat bed bugs in public housing, according to a new article in the Star-Tribune: “Hang tight, it’s gonna feel like Hawaii in there,” says Henry, assistant director of maintenance operations for the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority (MPHA), as they lug four giant heaters into a […]

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Minneapolis has a bed bug task force?!?

December 1, 2008

Of course, the words “bed bug task force” and in and of themselves do not mean anything. We aren’t sure exactly sure what’s happening in the Twin Cities yet, but according to this article in the Star-Tribune Saturday about bed bugs in the area, More than 140 landlords recently attended the first meeting of a […]

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