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Wells Middle Schoolers Take a Closer Look with Microscopes

Wells Middle Schoolers Take a Closer Look with Microscopes

Squeals of delight and disgust could be heard outside of Katie Allen’s Living Environment class at Henry H. Wells Middle School this week. Seventh graders were exploring slides and specimens for the first time using microscopes and stereoscopes — and they really enjoyed the experience. “Did you see the skin cell? It was disgusting!” a student shouted with glee. “Wait, he has a bed bug?!” another called across the classroom. “I need to take a picture of that!” Before using the microscopes, Allen gave students a step-by-step […]

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Deb Miller: There are ways to help people found incompetent | News

Deb Miller: There are ways to help people found incompetent | News

It all happened quickly. Jenny (not her real name) was hospitalized after suffering from large bites from bedbugs, dehydration and disorientation. The hospital’s social worker, a mandated reporter of abuse and neglect, had to follow up on why she was in that condition. Adult Protective Services in the Department of Health and Human Resources completed an investigation of her mental state and living conditions at home. They determined that Jenny lacked the capacity to take care of her daily hygiene, medications, food intake and related health matters. […]

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Working in the pest control sector | Daily Express Online

Working in the pest control sector | Daily Express Online

“Pest control is necessary because rats and insects carry diseases, infest your kitchens and bedrooms, and bite you or your pets. The purpose of removing any kind of pest from your home, garage, or yard is to keep you safe and healthy. For example, rats can leave faeces on or near food they find in your kitchen. If you accidentally eat contaminated food, you can become very ill. Pests of all stripes carry tough viruses and bacteria that require long-term treatment. Others can make existing medical conditions […]

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Prince George’s Organizes Emergency Housing Program

Prince George’s County residents line up outside Langley Park Community Center on Oct. 9 to apply for funding to pay for rent and possibly utilities. (Robert R. Roberts/ The Washington Informer)

After Sophia Davis relocated from Baltimore City and moved into a new Greenbelt apartment in July 2020, she noticed bedbugs, roaches and other problems with the unit. A representative with the rental company advised Davis to withhold rent and utility payments until workers cleaned and fixed her apartment, which she said wasn’t in that condition when she first saw the unit. The company later incorporated legal fees which led to “the landlord wanting me to move.” During this time as the coronavirus pandemic continued, she became downsized […]

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CrimeScene, 9.28 | Local News

CrimeScene, 9.28 | Local News

Among reports filed with police: Fountain Lake Drive: A band of thieves sought the cover of darkness before dawn, prowling the apartment complex parking lot in search of other people’s stuff inside unlocked vehicles. But things did not go as planned. A resident happened to be awake, saw the whole thing and called the cops. Police caught a 20-year-old woman and a teenage trio in the act, sending the adult to jail for possession of tools for a crime, two counts of auto burglary and three counts […]

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New business helping veterans | News

New business helping veterans | News

Marsha Wallis got the dreadful news that a bed bug was found by her husband’s home health nurse while changing the bed sheets. Willis said her first thought was, “Oh my God. Lord, what are we going to do now?” Her husband, Storm Wallis, served in the United States Navy in 1966-67. Storm was diagnosed with stage four lung cancer in February. “Since he was a veteran, we go to the VA for his health care and hospitalization and everything,” she said. Marsha said the Veterans Affairs […]

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Pestmaster of Columbus Launches New Professional Pest Control and Wildlife Removal Franchise in Columbus Ohio – Press Release

Pestmaster of Columbus Launches New Professional Pest Control and Wildlife Removal Franchise in Columbus Ohio

Pestmaster of Columbus, Ohio Offers Pest Control & Wildlife Removal Inspections, Treatment, and Follow-Up. If you are in Columbus or surrounding areas, you can now enjoy eco-friendly and cost-effective pest control and wildlife removal services. We tailor our packages to suit customer needs, and our technicians are trained frequently on the latest pest control techniques. We will inspect your home first and focus on the prevention of pests. As a resident of Columbus, the challenge of pest infestation is common. And most people in this region usually […]

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Lawmakers find ‘intolerable’ conditions in surprise visit to Israeli prison – Israel News

Lawmakers find 'intolerable' conditions in surprise visit to Israeli prison - Israel News

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Investigation continues into Augusta personal care home where 2 found dead. Here’s what we know. – News – The Augusta Chronicle

Investigation continues into Augusta personal care home where 2 found dead. Here’s what we know. - News - The Augusta Chronicle

A medical examiner is still working on the autopsy reports for two elderly residents of an Augusta personal care home who were found dead, but three of their four fellow residents who were hospitalized Sunday have been released and are now in their families’ care. The bodies of 84-year-old Georgia Blount and 75-year-old Sylvia Reid were discovered at First Love Personal Care Home at 2403 Wrightsboro Road on Sunday morning after an employee of the home called 911. According to the 911 call, the employee found Blount […]

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