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After heavy rains, beware of rise of giant mosquitoes
STILLWATER, Okla. – A wave of dangerous storms that recently rolled through the state brought large amounts rain and snow and now may also have sparked a rise in the population of giant pests known as floodwater mosquitoes.
Located in Users / leilana.mckindra@okstate.edu
Age, skills, interests key in picking gifts for children
STILLWATER, Okla. – As the holidays shift into warp speed, store aisles and Internet websites will be jammed with shoppers hunting for the perfect gift for the youngest members on their gift lists. Keeping a few toy safety guidelines in mind can help dictate which surprises ultimately end up in neatly wrapped boxes with colorful bows on top.
Located in Users / leilana.mckindra@okstate.edu
All the buzz about mosquitoes
STILLWATER, Okla. – The wet spring may have been a boon for crops, but it has opened the door to the possibility of a challenging summer when it comes to mosquitoes.
Located in Users / leilana.mckindra@okstate.edu
Assessing structural damage after a disaster
STILLWATER, Okla. – One of the major milestones on the road to recovering after a storm is assessing the structural damage to your home and other buildings.
Located in Users / leilana.mckindra@okstate.edu
Avoid making your home a haven for mosquitoes
STILLWATER, Okla. – As Oklahomans slog their way through a stormy, rain-soaked spring, homeowners should take extra precautions against conditions inviting mosquitoes.
Located in Users / leilana.mckindra@okstate.edu
Avoid potentially deadly hazards after a natural disaster
STILLWATER, Okla. – In the aftermath of a natural disaster, it often takes time for life to return to normal for affected families. During that recovery period families should remain aware of several potentially deadly hazards.
Located in Users / leilana.mckindra@okstate.edu
Avoiding bed bugs before and after thrift store purchases
STILLWATER, Okla. – Thrift-store shopping can be fun and often has the added benefit of reducing the wear and tear on the family budget. It is not without some risks, though. Picking up second-hand household goods, clothing and furniture could lead to increased exposure to bed bugs
Located in Users / leilana.mckindra@okstate.edu
Avoiding fall, winter and holiday decorating hazards
STILLWATER, Okla. – With the arrival of fall, winter and a parade of major celebrations and holidays over the next few weeks, lots of families will get into the spirit by adding festive decorations.
Located in Users / leilana.mckindra@okstate.edu
Be prepared for earthquakes
STILLWATER, Okla. – While the recent rise in earthquakes may be as unsettling as the feeling of the ground rolling, shaking and buckling under foot, making emergency preparations before disaster strikes can go a long way toward calming frayed nerves.
Located in Users / leilana.mckindra@okstate.edu
Be safe when using electric space heaters
STILLWATER, Okla. – When families want to ward off winter’s chill in a specific part of the home, electric space heaters may be good option.
Located in Users / leilana.mckindra@okstate.edu

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