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Stink Bug Threat Has States Asking For Expanded Pesticide Options

Scientists representing seven states, including Virginia, Maryland and Delaware, are petitioning the Environmental Protection Agency to change rules on certain pesticides to allow farmers to better fight stink bugs.

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Local Farmers Fear Stink Bugs During Growing Season

Stink bugs aren't just a nuisance to homeowners, they are also destructive pests that can ruin crops. Local farmers in Maryland and Virginia are very concerned as the growing season approaches.

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PETA Asks To Sponsor Virginia Rest Stop

The group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) wants to "adopt" and rename an interstate rest stop in Virginia.

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Consider This With Fred Fiske: Who's Dog Is Smarter?

This week, Fiske considers dog intelligence, including how it's been studied and what both scientists and dogs have learned.

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Dogs Rescued From Hoarding House In Anne Arundel County

People are rushing to adopt 51 dogs rescued from a home in Anne Arundel County. Less than 24 hours after the county executive urged the public to help, an Animal Control official says they have more people wanting to adopt than they have dogs in the facility.

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Rabbit Rescue Begs Parents Not To Impulse Buy This Easter

Buying your child a bunny for Easter sounds like the picture-perfect cliché, but a rabbit-rescue organization in Haymarket, Va., says many end up abandoned.

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Coyotes Are Here To Stay In D.C. Region

Coyote sightings are becoming commonplace in certain parts of the D.C. region, and some biologists say humans will have to adapt.

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