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Federal law requires soldier's uniforms to be made in America, but one Veteran is wondering why he just bought some Army merchandise that was anything but American made.More >>
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Jeff and Sherry Sims say they handed over nearly $10,000 to a contractor after a tornado damaged their home, but the work was never done.More >>
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More than ever, your children are the target of scam artists. We are constantly on the lookout for identity theft. More >>
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Disturbing pictures of an injured kindergartner from Pascagoula have made a mother's call for action go viral online.More >>
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Dewayne Thompson, wanted in the wounding and kidnapping of 17-year-old Katelyn Beard, has been captured by Jackson Police. He was taken into custody around 5:45 in west Jackson near where Beard's vehicle was found earlier today.
Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:53 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:53:02 GMT
A cross was burned in the yard of a Smith County man after what his family is referring to as a vicious hate crime occurred. Family members say that Craig Wilson was beaten with brass knuckles and shotMore >>
A burning cross, a Smith county man beaten and shot by a family member, and in critical condition. We are told this is much more than a family feud, and outraged family members are calling it a "hate crime."
are nasty pests that can be a huge hassle to deal with. Your best defense is a
good offense, so be sure you know how to do a bedbug inspection when traveling
for the holidays.
holiday travel season is coming and many people will spend time in hotels.
Others are already making plans for spring break. There are three things you
must do when you check into hotel to avoid checking out with bedbugs.
Kraft, her daughter Cathy and Cathy's two children recently checked into a
motel, unaware that some other visitors were already there.
started itching all over," said Kraft.
wasn't until they turned the room light on that they discovered there were
woke up in the night to feed the baby and had them actually crawling on me,"
of hotel guests are bitten by bedbugs every year in all 50 states.
definitely need to inspect before they unpack or make themselves comfortable in
a room," said Kurt Scherzinger, a manager at a pest control company.
had three tips for people staying at any hotel, resort or even guest house.
1) Never lay
your suitcase on the carpet by the bed, where bugs can be waiting. Instead, set
it on a table or the luggage rack.
2) Inspect all
beds, paying specially attention to the white border around the mattress.
Bedbugs are very small and look like a tiny apple seed.
"You're looking for the bugs, or for a reddish-brown stain, which is the fecal
matter of the bug itself," Scherzinger said.
around headboards, behind the nightstand and in the dresser.
"I would definitely do a thorough inspection of the dresser drawers and
nightstand before you unpack a bag into the dressers," he said.
you suspect bugs, he says demand another room immediately. When you get home,
wash all clothing in hot water and dry for 30 minutes in a hot dryer. Put shoes
and suitcases outside in black plastic bags: the hot sun will kill the bugs.
and her family are still dealing with itchy bug bites. She said it took about
four months to get rid of them.
Bedbugs have been reported even at pricey five-star resorts, so there's no
reason to let your guard down just because a hotel is newer or nicer. That way you are safe and you don't waste your