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Aerial spraying to try to control mosquitoes after Harvey

Texas health officials say the Federal Emergency Management Agency will use modified Air Force C-130 aircraft to spray chemicals in an effort to control disease-carrying mosquitoes in the aftermath of … Click to Continue »
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The Latest: Aerial mosquito spraying to start after Harvey

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The Latest on the aftermath of Harvey (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Texas health officials say that because of the rains brought by Hurricane Harvey, aerial spraying targeting mosquitoes is … Click to Continue »


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