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LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE -- A squirrel trapped at an Angeles National Forest picnic area has tested positive for bubonic plague, prompting county health officials to take precautions against the deadly disease.
By Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald, N.D. Mar. 18--Licensed bait dealers can continue trapping emerald shiners on Lake of the Woods and Rainy River, but private trappers will have to stop, now that spiny water fleas have been detected in the Rainy River basin.
By Erik Pedersen LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - "I had some of the best times of my life in this building," rubber-spined bassist Flea said of the crusty but trusty Forum.
In paragraph 4, deletes second sentence containing erroneous reference to MySpace By Jonathan Cohen NEW YORK (Billboard) - Former Jane's Addiction frontman Perry Farrell's new band Satellite Party has signed with Columbia, which will release its self-titled debut album later this year.
By Jonathan Cohen NEW YORK (Billboard) - Former Jane's Addiction frontman Perry Farrell's new band Satellite Party has signed with Columbia, which will release its self-titled debut album later this year.
By Dean Goodman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Red Hot Chili Peppers have lashed out at a music pirate who leaked the funk-rock band's upcoming album onto the Internet, and urged fans not to download it illegally. The band's spokeswoman said on Wednesday the offender was being tracked down.
By Jonathan Cohen NEW YORK (Billboard) - The Red
Male water fleas that scientists have never seen have made their debut in a University at Buffalo laboratory, providing biologists with their first glimpse of these elusive organisms.
By Julie Mollins TORONTO (Reuters) - Tiny fleas that survive on fungus found under a blanket of snow contain a unique antifreeze that could have implications for farming or transplant surgery, Canadian researchers said on Wednesday.
PHOTO CAPTION: Scanning Electron Micrograph of a Flea (photo by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) / Janice Carr) Flea is the common name for any of the small wingless insects of the order Siphonaptera. Fleas are external parasites, living by hematophagy off the blood of mammals and birds. Some well known flea species include: Cat Flea (Ctenocephalides felis), Dog Flea (Ctenocephalides canis), Northern Rat Flea (Nosopsyllus fasciatus), Oriental Rat Flea (Xenopsylla...
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