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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
This lethal beetle could be on its way to IndianaIt's too early to panic. But if you see a black bug with white spots and bluish
This lethal beetle could be on its way to Indiana
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 3 days ago
It's too early to panic. But if you see a black bug with white spots and bluish feet that is the size of your thumb, don't ignore it. You could be looking at an Asian longhorned beetle. This invasive bug recently destroyed more than 20,000 trees in... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
This lethal beetle could be on its way to IndianaIt's too early to panic. But if you see a black bug with white spots and bluish
This lethal beetle could be on its way to Indiana
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 3 days ago
It's too early to panic. But if you see a black bug with white spots and bluish feet that is the size of your thumb, don't ignore it. You could be looking at an Asian longhorned beetle. This invasive bug recently destroyed more than 20,000 trees in... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
This lethal beetle could be on its way to IndianaIt's too early to panic. But if you see a black bug with white spots and bluish
This lethal beetle could be on its way to Indiana
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
It's too early to panic. But if you see a black bug with white spots and bluish feet that is the size of your thumb, don't ignore it. You could be looking at an Asian longhorned beetle. This invasive bug recently destroyed more than 20,000 trees in... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
This lethal beetle could be on its way to IndianaIt's too early to panic. But if you see a black bug with white spots and bluish
This lethal beetle could be on its way to Indiana
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 3 days ago
It's too early to panic. But if you see a black bug with white spots and bluish feet that is the size of your thumb, don't ignore it. You could be looking at an Asian longhorned beetle. This invasive bug recently destroyed more than 20,000 trees in... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
This lethal beetle could be on its way to IndianaIt's too early to panic. But if you see a black bug with white spots and bluish
This lethal beetle could be on its way to Indiana
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 3 days ago
It's too early to panic. But if you see a black bug with white spots and bluish feet that is the size of your thumb, don't ignore it. You could be looking at an Asian longhorned beetle. This invasive bug recently destroyed more than 20,000 trees in... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
This lethal beetle could be on its way to IndianaIt's too early to panic. But if you see a black bug with white spots and bluish
This lethal beetle could be on its way to Indiana
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 3 days ago
It's too early to panic. But if you see a black bug with white spots and bluish feet that is the size of your thumb, don't ignore it. You could be looking at an Asian longhorned beetle. This invasive bug recently destroyed more than 20,000 trees in... Read more
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11 News Houston
This lethal beetle could be on its way to IndianaIt's too early to panic. But if you see a black bug with white spots and bluish
This lethal beetle could be on its way to Indiana
11 News Houston / Posted 3 days ago
It's too early to panic. But if you see a black bug with white spots and bluish feet that is the size of your thumb, don't ignore it. You could be looking at an Asian longhorned beetle. This invasive bug recently destroyed more than 20,000 trees in... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
This lethal beetle could be on its way to IndianaIt's too early to panic. But if you see a black bug with white spots and bluish
This lethal beetle could be on its way to Indiana
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 3 days ago
It's too early to panic. But if you see a black bug with white spots and bluish feet that is the size of your thumb, don't ignore it. You could be looking at an Asian longhorned beetle. This invasive bug recently destroyed more than 20,000 trees in... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
This lethal beetle could be on its way to IndianaIt's too early to panic. But if you see a black bug with white spots and bluish
This lethal beetle could be on its way to Indiana
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 3 days ago
It's too early to panic. But if you see a black bug with white spots and bluish feet that is the size of your thumb, don't ignore it. You could be looking at an Asian longhorned beetle. This invasive bug recently destroyed more than 20,000 trees in... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
This lethal beetle could be on its way to IndianaIt's too early to panic. But if you see a black bug with white spots and bluish
This lethal beetle could be on its way to Indiana
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 3 days ago
It's too early to panic. But if you see a black bug with white spots and bluish feet that is the size of your thumb, don't ignore it. You could be looking at an Asian longhorned beetle. This invasive bug recently destroyed more than 20,000 trees in... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
This lethal beetle could be on its way to IndianaIt's too early to panic. But if you see a black bug with white spots and bluish
This lethal beetle could be on its way to Indiana
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 3 days ago
It's too early to panic. But if you see a black bug with white spots and bluish feet that is the size of your thumb, don't ignore it. You could be looking at an Asian longhorned beetle. This invasive bug recently destroyed more than 20,000 trees in... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
This lethal beetle could be on its way to IndianaIt's too early to panic. But if you see a black bug with white spots and bluish
This lethal beetle could be on its way to Indiana
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 3 days ago
It's too early to panic. But if you see a black bug with white spots and bluish feet that is the size of your thumb, don't ignore it. You could be looking at an Asian longhorned beetle. This invasive bug recently destroyed more than 20,000 trees in... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
This lethal beetle could be on its way to IndianaIt's too early to panic. But if you see a black bug with white spots and bluish
This lethal beetle could be on its way to Indiana
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 3 days ago
It's too early to panic. But if you see a black bug with white spots and bluish feet that is the size of your thumb, don't ignore it. You could be looking at an Asian longhorned beetle. This invasive bug recently destroyed more than 20,000 trees in... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
This lethal beetle could be on its way to IndianaIt's too early to panic. But if you see a black bug with white spots and bluish
This lethal beetle could be on its way to Indiana
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 3 days ago
It's too early to panic. But if you see a black bug with white spots and bluish feet that is the size of your thumb, don't ignore it. You could be looking at an Asian longhorned beetle. This invasive bug recently destroyed more than 20,000 trees in... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
This lethal beetle could be on its way to IndianaIt's too early to panic. But if you see a black bug with white spots and bluish
This lethal beetle could be on its way to Indiana
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 3 days ago
It's too early to panic. But if you see a black bug with white spots and bluish feet that is the size of your thumb, don't ignore it. You could be looking at an Asian longhorned beetle. This invasive bug recently destroyed more than 20,000 trees in... Read more
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First Coast News
This lethal beetle could be on its way to IndianaIt's too early to panic. But if you see a black bug with white spots and bluish
This lethal beetle could be on its way to Indiana
First Coast News / Posted 3 days ago
It's too early to panic. But if you see a black bug with white spots and bluish feet that is the size of your thumb, don't ignore it. You could be looking at an Asian longhorned beetle. This invasive bug recently destroyed more than 20,000 trees in... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
This lethal beetle could be on its way to IndianaIt's too early to panic. But if you see a black bug with white spots and bluish
This lethal beetle could be on its way to Indiana
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 3 days ago
It's too early to panic. But if you see a black bug with white spots and bluish feet that is the size of your thumb, don't ignore it. You could be looking at an Asian longhorned beetle. This invasive bug recently destroyed more than 20,000 trees in... Read more
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KTVB Boise
This lethal beetle could be on its way to IndianaIt's too early to panic. But if you see a black bug with white spots and bluish
This lethal beetle could be on its way to Indiana
KTVB Boise / Posted 3 days ago
It's too early to panic. But if you see a black bug with white spots and bluish feet that is the size of your thumb, don't ignore it. You could be looking at an Asian longhorned beetle. This invasive bug recently destroyed more than 20,000 trees in... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
This lethal beetle could be on its way to IndianaIt's too early to panic. But if you see a black bug with white spots and bluish
This lethal beetle could be on its way to Indiana
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 3 days ago
It's too early to panic. But if you see a black bug with white spots and bluish feet that is the size of your thumb, don't ignore it. You could be looking at an Asian longhorned beetle. This invasive bug recently destroyed more than 20,000 trees in... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
This lethal beetle could be on its way to IndianaIt's too early to panic. But if you see a black bug with white spots and bluish
This lethal beetle could be on its way to Indiana
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 3 days ago
It's too early to panic. But if you see a black bug with white spots and bluish feet that is the size of your thumb, don't ignore it. You could be looking at an Asian longhorned beetle. This invasive bug recently destroyed more than 20,000 trees in... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
This lethal beetle could be on its way to IndianaIt's too early to panic. But if you see a black bug with white spots and bluish
This lethal beetle could be on its way to Indiana
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 3 days ago
It's too early to panic. But if you see a black bug with white spots and bluish feet that is the size of your thumb, don't ignore it. You could be looking at an Asian longhorned beetle. This invasive bug recently destroyed more than 20,000 trees in... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
This lethal beetle could be on its way to IndianaIt's too early to panic. But if you see a black bug with white spots and bluish
This lethal beetle could be on its way to Indiana
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 3 days ago
It's too early to panic. But if you see a black bug with white spots and bluish feet that is the size of your thumb, don't ignore it. You could be looking at an Asian longhorned beetle. This invasive bug recently destroyed more than 20,000 trees in... Read more
26 related stories
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KREM.com Spokane
This lethal beetle could be on its way to IndianaIt's too early to panic. But if you see a black bug with white spots and bluish
This lethal beetle could be on its way to Indiana
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 3 days ago
It's too early to panic. But if you see a black bug with white spots and bluish feet that is the size of your thumb, don't ignore it. You could be looking at an Asian longhorned beetle. This invasive bug recently destroyed more than 20,000 trees in... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
This lethal beetle could be on its way to IndianaIt's too early to panic. But if you see a black bug with white spots and bluish
This lethal beetle could be on its way to Indiana
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 3 days ago
It's too early to panic. But if you see a black bug with white spots and bluish feet that is the size of your thumb, don't ignore it. You could be looking at an Asian longhorned beetle. This invasive bug recently destroyed more than 20,000 trees in... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Jackson Zoo loses orangatansThe Jackson Zoological Society is resigning from the Association of Zoos and Aq
Jackson Zoo loses orangatans
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 3 days ago
The Jackson Zoological Society is resigning from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums after a consultation this month with AZA over Bornean orangutans, according to two press releases from the zoo. This past weekend, AZA's Orangutan Species... Read more
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The Hill
2M people off food stamp benefits in last yearThe number of Americans who receive food stamps has dropped by more than 2 mill
2M people off food stamp benefits in last year
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
The number of Americans who receive food stamps has dropped by more than 2 million over the last year, according to new data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, as states begin to reintroduce work rules relaxed during the recession. Nationally,... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Trump makes unusual swing through Texas- Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is making an unusual general ele
Trump makes unusual swing through Texas
KTXS Abilene / Posted 4 days ago
- Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is making an unusual general election swing through Texas with a series of events — some public — planned Tuesday across the reliably red state. Fundraising is Trump's main purpose, though the... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Farm Show to receive $19.57 million for upgradeTom Wolf today announced his approval the 2016 -17 capital budget that will pro
Farm Show to receive $19.57 million for upgrade
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 5 days ago
Tom Wolf today announced his approval the 2016 -17 capital budget that will provide $276 million in funds for 33 projects statewide. The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s capital budget is funded by issuing state general obligation bonds to state... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Dozens of dead cats found in home's freezerSome teen boys have a swimming story to tell after otters ran them out of a swi
Dozens of dead cats found in home's freezer
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 8 days ago
Some teen boys have a swimming story to tell after otters ran them out of a swimming hole in California. Some teen boys have a swimming story to tell after otters ran them out of a swimming hole in California. Gingers by thousands flock to Irish... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Expert: CAFOs’ effects on water less than thoughtimpact western Lake Erie water quality as much as some activists think, an expe
Expert: CAFOs’ effects on water less than thought
The Toledo Blade / Posted 9 days ago
impact western Lake Erie water quality as much as some activists think, an expert said Thursday. Laura Johnson, director of the Heidelberg University’s National Center for Water Quality Research, said that although more soil testing is needed,... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Food stamp rolls drop as states decline federally funded benefitSome states cut aid sooner than they must By Alan Bjerga, Bloomberg News (TNS)
Food stamp rolls drop as states decline federally funded benefit
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 11 days ago
Some states cut aid sooner than they must By Alan Bjerga, Bloomberg News (TNS) WASHINGTON — Food-stamp enrollment in the U.S. is declining from record levels, in part because some states are ending benefits earlier than they have to. Seven states,... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Food stamp rolls drop as states decline federally funded benefitSeven states, all led by Republicans, have decided this year to end waivers for
Food stamp rolls drop as states decline federally funded benefit
The Daily Comet / Posted 11 days ago
Seven states, all led by Republicans, have decided this year to end waivers for some able-bodied recipients that were made available in the 2009 federal stimulus bill _ even though the benefits are federally funded. Enrollment in what's formally... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Food stamp rolls drop as states decline federally funded benefitSeven states, all led by Republicans, have decided this year to end waivers for
Food stamp rolls drop as states decline federally funded benefit
The Houma Courier / Posted 11 days ago
Seven states, all led by Republicans, have decided this year to end waivers for some able-bodied recipients that were made available in the 2009 federal stimulus bill _ even though the benefits are federally funded. Enrollment in what's formally... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
States follow Maine in declining federal funds for food stampsFood stamp enrollment in the U.S. is declining from record levels, in part beca
States follow Maine in declining federal funds for food stamps
Bangor Daily News / Posted 11 days ago
Food stamp enrollment in the U.S. is declining from record levels, in part because some states are ending benefits earlier than they have to. Seven states, all led by Republicans, have decided this year to end waivers for some able-bodied recipients... Read more
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The News & Observer
Food stamp rolls drop as some states end federally-funded benefits early | News & Observer August 16, 2016 10:33 AM Under federal law, food stamp b
Food stamp rolls drop as some states end federally-funded benefits early
The News & Observer / Posted 11 days ago
| News & Observer August 16, 2016 10:33 AM Under federal law, food stamp benefits are cut off after... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Illinois bill backers want less state in state fairsA bill that has the support of Gov. Bruce Rauner and Illinois Department of Agr
Illinois bill backers want less state in state fairs
SaukValley.com / Posted 13 days ago
A bill that has the support of Gov. Bruce Rauner and Illinois Department of Agriculture Director Raymond Poe failed to advance this spring despite unanimous support from the Senate Executive Committee, the Springfield bureau of Lee Enterprises... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Climate change warning signs getting strongeracross our planet, with effects in the Great Lakes region including anything fr
Climate change warning signs getting stronger
The Toledo Blade / Posted 20 days ago
across our planet, with effects in the Great Lakes region including anything from more toxic algae to faster evaporation of Great Lakes water. Other documented Great Lakes impacts include higher shipping costs, more pollen, more Lyme disease,... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Missouri State Fair always looking to improveThe 116th Missouri State Fair begins Thursday in Sedalia and runs through Aug.
Missouri State Fair always looking to improve
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
The 116th Missouri State Fair begins Thursday in Sedalia and runs through Aug. 21. "We're still a reasonable cost," Fair Commission Chairman Lowell Mohler said during a recent interview. "We have a lot of free entertainment. We have a lot of... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
2 groups to fight Arkansas poultry housesTwo activist groups are lining up to oppose the construction of poultry operati
2 groups to fight Arkansas poultry houses
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 24 days ago
Two activist groups are lining up to oppose the construction of poultry operations near Evening Shade in Izard County and within the Strawberry River watershed. The Arkansas Rights Koalition and the Animal Legal Defense Fund filed a 60-day notice of... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Deadly spills of pig waste kill hundreds of thousands of fish in Illinoisthe Iroquois County streams his family had fished for decades, Leland Ponton wa
Deadly spills of pig waste kill hundreds of thousands of fish in Illinois
Chicago Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
the Iroquois County streams his family had fished for decades, Leland Ponton was nearly brought to his knees by the stench of Beaver Creek. "It looked like ink, the water. It had fish all over the place, dead. It wasn't fit for nothing. Not even a... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
2 groups to fight poultry housesTwo activist groups are lining up to oppose the construction of poultry operati
2 groups to fight poultry houses
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 24 days ago
Two activist groups are lining up to oppose the construction of poultry operations near Evening Shade in Izard County and within the Strawberry River watershed. The Arkansas Rights Koalition and the Animal Legal Defense Fund filed a 60-day notice of... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
CJ Extra Calendar: Topeka's upcoming meetings and events, Aug. 2, 2016 updateNotices of upcoming events for the CJ Extra Calendar should be sent to The Tope
CJ Extra Calendar: Topeka's upcoming meetings and events, Aug. 2, 2016 update
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 25 days ago
Notices of upcoming events for the CJ Extra Calendar should be sent to The Topeka Capital-Journal at least two weeks in advance of the intended publication date (not the event date). They may be submitted by email to news@cjonline.com; by mail or in... Read more
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