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The secret sex lives of ducks

The secret sex lives of ducks

To us humans, ducks are a symbol of tranquility, and one of a select group of avian species that cohabitates with humans in urban areas. Yet the adorableness of the duck family you might observe at the park belies their bizarre sexual behavior, which truly put the human sexual imagination to shame. Indeed, ducks are not merely one of the few species to have mastered land, water and air, but they also have some very weirdly-shaped genitals, which have co-evolved through a process called sexual conflict. Sexual conflict […]

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Judge orders 16-year-old murder suspect be removed from the Oklahoma County Jail following OSDH inspection

Judge orders 16-year-old murder suspect be removed from the Oklahoma County Jail following OSDH inspection

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – On Wednesday afternoon, an Oklahoma County judge granted a request to remove a 16-year-old juvenile inmate, who’s charged with first-degree murder, from the Oklahoma County Detention Center. This comes after the jail lost their certification to house juveniles last week. “I think the judge did what she swore an oath to do and did the right thing,” Tommy Adler, attorney for 16-year-old Michael Gene Williams, said. Oklahoma County Jail Trust discusses new OSDH report, barring the corrections center from housing juveniles On Wednesday […]

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Bridgeport man faces fines, arrest for building tiny home on public property

Bridgeport man faces fines, arrest for building tiny home on public property

News 12 Staff Jul 17, 2021, 11:06pm Updated on: Jul 17, 2021, 11:06pm A Bridgeport man is facing the state of Connecticut in a legal battle over a small house he built on public property. The case is generating interest in both Hartford and Washington. Take a walk-through City Hall Park off Golden Hill Street in the shadow of Saint Augustine Cathedral and you would almost certainly not notice it — at least at first. That’s because this little house is hidden away in the tree line […]

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RHPD Blotter: Woman ticketed for going too slow in fast lane

RHPD Blotter: Woman ticketed for going too slow in fast lane

From Richmond Hill Police Department reports  Traffic violations: A Richmond Hill woman was ticketed July 2 after she was clocked going 65 mph in the fast lane on I-95 around 11 p.m. near mile marker 90. The speed limit is 70 mph, and the officer noted the 2009 Chrysler Sebring kept going 65 mph “as it was being passed by other motoring traffic in the middle and right lanes of travel.” The officer caught up the car, which had a test drive tag on it, and followed […]

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Bed bugs becoming more common issue | Public Safety

Bed bugs becoming more common issue | Public Safety

Bed bugs sometimes are regarded as a pest specific to homes in need of cleaning, but data and local expertise say it’s a common issue that can plague any residence. Nearly all pest control professionals will see a bed bug infestation over a 12-month span, with 97% reportedly dealing with the insects, according to the most recent date from the National Pest Management Association. More than 50% of exterminators tabbed summer as the busiest time of year, according to the 2018 study. Even when there is an […]

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Business: Knote reaches milestone, Shawnee business students recognized (7/6/21)

Business: Knote reaches milestone, Shawnee business students recognized (7/6/21)

Elizabeth “Lizbe” Knote Elizabeth “Lizbe” Knote, president and owner of Cape-Kil Pest Control, recently celebrated her 40th anniversary with the company. Knote is a graduate of Purdue University, where she received a degree in chemical engineering. During her 40 years in the family business, she has attended the Purdue Pest Management Conference 40 times and has received instruction at the Global Bed Bug Summit six times. Knote is also the inventor of the patented Bed Bug Baker, a portable heat solution for the elimination of bed bugs, […]

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12-year-old dies in ‘filthy’ Xenia home; school officials had been worried about her welfare – WHIO TV 7 and WHIO Radio

12-year-old dies in ‘filthy’ Xenia home; school officials had been worried about her welfare – WHIO TV 7 and WHIO Radio

XENIA — A 12-year-old girl was found dead in her Xenia home last week after school officials expressed to police and children’s services concerns over her welfare, according to public records obtained by News Center 7. Aaliyah Artis was found dead June 8, three days after her birthday. She was found at her house in the 1500 block of Texas Drive, according to a Xenia police report. >> Find local fireworks displays in the Miami Valley Xenia Police Capt. Steve Lane said the investigation into her death […]

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Bed bugs: Is it actually possible to get rid of them?

Bed bugs: Is it actually possible to get rid of them?

Annie Spratt/Unsplash Is it safe to go back in the bedroom? OPINION: Think having mice in your house is upsetting? Sick of ants marching along your kitchen windowsill? Caught the odd cockroach crawling up your curtains? Sorry, I have no sympathy. Bed bugs trump the lot of them. The devil’s own invertebrates, they make those other pests and vermin seem a mere sniffling trifle. Many people have been asking me if my own bed bug drama is over. The news is both good and bad. Supplied Two […]

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The Polite and Serene Saola

The Polite and Serene Saola

ESSAY         We must safeguard the web of life and care about the other living species that we share this planet with. Pygmy tarsiers eat and host bugs that we’ve seen at home — insects, spiders, lizards, bedbugs, lice, fleas, roundworms, and tapeworms.  The vaquita is preyed upon by large sharks and killer whales, keeping them away from us. But only 10 vaquitas are left and in their absence, the diet of sharks and whales may change. A tiger in the wild indicates that […]

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Home Insecticides Market Analysis by Trends, Technological Advancement, Forecast till 2027 & COVID-19 Effect – The Manomet Current

Home Insecticides Market Analysis by Trends, Technological Advancement, Forecast till 2027 & COVID-19 Effect – The Manomet Current

This Home Insecticides market report is generated with the intention to provide an outline of the market via featured market segmentation. Precise and specific data is offered in this report about the scope and overview of the market that also covers its restraints, drivers and current trends. All the miniature aspects of the industry in terms of quality and quantity are presented in this report. A thorough study of the competitive landscape of the market globally is presented here. It also helps players to benefit themselves, as […]

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