bugs

Brad Line of Villanova and his sons, Grayson and Nolan, showing off their app, Squishr, for tracking spotted lanternflies.
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Charlotte Reese
October 14, 2019 - 4:30 am
Squishr, developed by a Villanova man and his two sons, lets users upload pictures and track their spotted lanternfly kills with GPS location data.
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A meadow with wildflowers.
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KYW Staff
September 12, 2019 - 5:32 pm
Longwood Gardens share how they protect their plants from pests naturally.
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A spotted lanternfly.
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Paul Kurtz
September 12, 2019 - 4:00 am
Hordes of spotted lanternflies have invaded Philadelphia, and city officials are trying to figure out how to get rid of the destructive bugs.
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Spotted lanternfly
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Mark Abrams
August 05, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The spotted lanternfly infestation in the Philadelphia region is reaching its peak and an expert on the destructive insects says they're about to make a move. Emelie Swackhamer, a spotted lanternfly specialist with the Penn State Extension service in Collegeville,...
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kissing bug
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Dan Wing
April 24, 2019 - 10:48 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed that a bug with a bite that can lead to serious cardiac and gastrointestinal complications, or even death if the person bitten goes without treatment, has been found in Delaware. A family in Kent County...
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Yellow warning sign `beware of ticks` at a sunny clearing in the forest
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Kim Glovas
December 04, 2018 - 5:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new tick has turned up in the Mid-Atlantic states, including Pennsylvania and New Jersey. But experts are saying it's still uncertain how dangerous it could be here. The Asian longhorned tick is being called an "emerging" threat by the Centers for Disease Control...
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Crystal Lopez took the video on Wednesday while riding the 26 bus in Northeast Philadelphia after she noticed bugs starting to crawl on her arm.
Bed bugs: Crystal Lopez/Facebook; SEPTA bus: John McDevitt/KYW Newsradio
Hadas Kuznits
September 06, 2018 - 3:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It took less than a day for a video to go viral of bed bugs emerging from a fabric chair on a SEPTA bus. Crystal Lopez took the video on Wednesday while riding the 26 bus in Northeast Philadelphia after she noticed bugs starting to crawl on her arm. "I was sitting...
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Xtreme Bugs
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John McDevitt
May 22, 2018 - 6:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's a bug's life, and we're just living in it — at least that's how it feels in a new exhibit surrounded by nearly 20 larger-than-life critters. The Xtreme Bugs exhibit opens this weekend at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, featuring state-of-the...
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