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DuPage exploring new ways to fight mosquitoes

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A mosquito abatement task force in DuPage County has made several recommendations to reduce the risk of mosquito-borne illnesses, such as West Nile virus. The DuPage County Board is expected to review the recommendations on June 25.

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DuPage County apparently doesn't need 45 governments battling mosquitoes to wage an effective war against the pesky insects. A task force charged with developing strategies to reduce the risk of mosquito-borne illnesses, such as West Nile virus, is proposing the county explore having its nine townships oversee all of DuPage's abatement efforts.
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