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Heading Up North Soon? Tick Encounters Rising As Michigan Weather Warms

Warmer weather across northern Michigan is bringing unwelcome pests that bite — possibly in record numbers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/16/2015

Japanese Beetles (Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

Smart Phone App Will Help Blow Whistle On Invasive Species

A scientist has developed a smart phone application to help keep track of invasive species.

02/24/2015

The a female mosquito prepares to bite the photographer's hand at Everglades National Park August 12, 2002 in Flamingo, Florida. The female bugs use the blood protein to feed their eggs then lays the eggs in water. The itch from the bite is caused by the human body's immune system responding to the mosquito's saliva. During the summer, the Everglades closes its camping facilities almost entirely because of the onslaught of mosquitoes. Traps are put up throughout Flamingo where 250,000 mosquitoes a day are collected.  (Photo by Tom Ervin/Getty Images)

Winter Freeze Could Help Make This A Buggy Summer

The heavy winter snow provided insulation for ticks and other bugs, and once it melted, offered a nice breeding ground for mosquitos.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/16/2014

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Fish Flies Return To Southeastern Mich. Shorelines

The fish flies’ return to lakeshore and riverfront areas of southeastern Michigan might bother some landlubbers but it bodes well for water quality.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/22/2013

Beware Of Unwanted Garden Pests During Spring Cleanup

Gardeners, landscapers, and anyone working outside this spring should know that tree branches, firewood,and cleared brush can harbor invasive insects and diseases, making proper use or disposal critical to preventing the spread of tree-killing pests.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/04/2013

36th District Court (WWJ Photo/Beth Fisher)

Detroit Court Reopens After Bedbug Scare

The 36th District Court in downtown Detroit is open Friday after being evacuated the day before.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/24/2012

36th District Court (WWJ Photo/Beth Fisher)

Bug-Infested Witness Shuts Down Detroit Court Room

A court room in Detroit’s 36th District Court is closed after officials say a bug-infested man showed up for proceedings.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/23/2012

Black Ant

Ants Go Marching Through Your House, Its Spring, Its Spring!

The approach of summer assures us an invasion of ants.

CBS Sports Radio 1270–06/13/2012

The a female mosquito prepares to bite the photographer's hand at Everglades National Park August 12, 2002 in Flamingo, Florida. The female bugs use the blood protein to feed their eggs then lays the eggs in water. The itch from the bite is caused by the human body's immune system responding to the mosquito's saliva. During the summer, the Everglades closes its camping facilities almost entirely because of the onslaught of mosquitoes. Traps are put up throughout Flamingo where 250,000 mosquitoes a day are collected.  (Photo by Tom Ervin/Getty Images)

Warren Mayor Calls To Prevent Mosquito Breeding Grounds

Warren Mayor Jim Fouts wants to “blast” the usual mosquito breeding grounds throughout the city, before West Nile Virus becomes a problem this summer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/28/2011

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Bugs At The Border Threaten U.S. Agriculture

U.S. Agriculture Department officials in Detroit say it’s been a busy spring for bugs at the border.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/22/2011

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