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D.C. Makes Orkin’s List of Top 20 ‘Rattiest’ Cities

D.C. and Baltimore are the third and ninth ‘rattiest’ city in the U.S., according to a new list by the pest control company Orkin.


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Baltimore Ranks Among Worst ‘Rat Cities’ in the World

Rats are a problem in just about every city around the world, but the rodents run rampant in some cities more than others.


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Logan Circle ‘Rat Summit’ Stirs Up Ideas For Battling Infestation

New construction rustles up the rat population. Improper trash disposal feeds them. And by default, nearby businesses become their homes.


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NPS Plans To Enforce Camping Ban Against Occupy DC

‘Occupy’ campers will get a final warning before U.S. Park Police begin to enforce the ban on camping in McPherson Square, NPS Director Jonathan Jarvis told a House oversight subcommittee.

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A coat is left on a bench in front of tents of Occupy D.C. protesters at the McPherson Square park during a snowfall in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 9, 2012.

DC Health Officials Worried About Rat Infestation At Occupy Camps

District of Columbia health officials are concerned by the presence of rats at two encampments at Freedom Plaza and McPherson Square.