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Bed bug bites after child gets new mattress

April 24, 2010

A new story from Fox 2 in Detroit concerns a Woodhaven, Michigan family that believes they got bed bugs from a mattress they bought for their son. Little Danny was itching, but his four-year-old twin brother, Kyle, was not. Their parents bought them new mattresses and beds from the Value City Furniture Store in Taylor […]

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Dayton drug raid discovers bed bugs

February 27, 2010

Dayton detectives raided an apartment for drugs Friday night, and found the home infested with bed bugs, WDTN news reports. But, the worst part for detectives was having to collect the evidence from a bed bug infested apartment. Lieutenant Brian Johns of The Dayton Police Department said, “I’ve been itching ever since, but I’ll be […]

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Bed bug in your hotel bed? Kansas does not care

February 24, 2010

Bed bugs in your room in a Kansas hotel?  The state will no longer be inspecting rooms to enforce code violations. An article in Sunday’s Wichita Eagle recounts the story of hotel guest Becky Andrews, who was itching and scratching in a Bonner Springs, Kansas Super 8 bed, until she discovered the cause: bed bug […]

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New bed bug legislation: House Bill 565 from Ohio on bed bug treatment

May 24, 2008

Ohio Representative Tyrone K. Yates has introduced House Bill 565 in the Ohio House of Representatives, and its aim is to improve policies regarding bed bug treatment in public places in Ohio. SPONSOR: Yates (D) TITLE: Vermin Control Policies LOCATION: House Health Committee SUMMARY: Requires boards of health to adopt vermin control policies under which […]

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