Bed bugs win; 219 tenants moved from Fort Worth Housing Authority building

April 3, 2010

An entire Fort Worth Housing Authority building in Fort Worth, Texas has been battling bed bugs for a year — a process that has cost about 1/2 a million dollars.  And now every single one of the 219 tenants is being relocated permanently to new housing, WFAA reports. For a year, the housing authority has […]

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Bed bugs — and bed bug legislation — in the news

May 16, 2009

Bed bugs are covered by some local newspapers every week.  But some syndicated stories reach a lot of readers. One compelling story from the Springdale Gardens Apartments in Austin, Texas appeared on Wednesday on KVUE.com (click to read story or see video). Yahoo! News picked up the video from the KVUE story on Friday, where […]

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Bed bugs in Davenport, Iowa? Abilene, Texas? Be sure and call the Health Department…

April 20, 2009

In the television news spot below from WQAD.com in the Quad Cities of Iowa and Illinois, it is noted that Environmental Health Specialist Jackie Hall of the Scott County Health Department [where Davenport, Iowa is located] says cases of bed bugs have been very rare in the county. Their most recent report of these was […]

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Bed bugs at San Diego State University

January 29, 2009

The Daily Aztec (an independent student paper) reported yesterday [direct link dead as of 3/14, removed] on the bed bug situation at San Diego State University. Officials there say there are currently no known bed bug cases, though the article notes there have been bed bugs found on campus in recent months. One place bed […]

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Back to school: news media focuses on bed bugs in college dorms

August 22, 2008

This USA Today article from Wednesday gives a rundown on recent bed bug battles in a number of US colleges and universities, such as Ohio State, and the University of Florida. This is an issue that administrators are increasingly thinking about in advance of a crisis arising (as evidenced by recent sessions on bed bugs […]

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Are the bed bugs bigger in Texas? University of Texas at Dallas students infested with bed bugs

June 10, 2007

The latest college to be hit (or, at least, to admit it): The University of Texas at Dallas campus, reports NBC5 in Dallas / Fort Worth. The university acknowledged that they’re dealing with an infestation of bed bugs. School officials said 15 units on campus were found to have bed bugs. The school has received […]

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Snapshot: a few hours of Bedbugger.com visitors tells us something about the spread

April 16, 2007

You can click here to see a map of the last 90 or so visitors to the site. It will look different from what I describe below, because I am writing about what I saw there about 4-5 hours ago. Now it’s almost midnight in New York, and the Aussies are starting to surf in. […]

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