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7/6/15 | 1:46 AM
A home that has loose or peeling paint and was built before 1978 poses a risk for lead poisoning. Mary Jean Brown is the chief of the Healthy Homes and Lead Poisoning branch of the Centers for Disease Control. She says children from 12-to-24-months of age are most at risk. because they tend to put... listen now
6/29/15 | 10:04 AM
We love fireworks because of the loud booms and dazzling displays in the sky. Pets hate them because of loud booms and dazzling displays in the sky. Dr. John Ciribassi is with Chicagoland Veterinary Behavior Consultants. He says cats and dogs tend to stress out over fireworks because it’s... listen now
6/29/15 | 9:54 AM
If something is munching on your tomato plants, it might be a tomato hornworm. Hornworms are large, green caterpillars with a “horn-like” tail that gives them their name. They can grow up to four-inches in length, have voracious appetites, and will eat everything on the plant but the... listen now
6/29/15 | 9:30 AM
My neighbors have two small dogs that stay in the house most of the time. But just by looking at the rough patches in their yard, I know exactly where the dogs “go” when they’re let out. Allison O’Connor is an extension horticulture agent at Colorado State University. She... listen now
6/29/15 | 1:46 AM
A friend of ours had a party awhile back and made smoked pork. It was the most delicious meat I’ve ever had. Smoking adds flavor, and it can turn some of the worst cuts of meat into a wonderful meal.     Ken Theobald runs a family-owned business in Maine that sells a wide... listen now
6/29/15 | 1:39 AM
Guinea fowl are like watchdogs. Whenever anything – a car, person, or animal  – comes down the lane, they’ll probably make a racket. But, you’ll love them because Guinea fowl control all kinds of creepy-crawlies including ticks, grasshoppers, and flies. Jeannette... listen now
6/19/15 | 3:16 PM
My back yard has a nice, big flower garden that is gorgeous during the day. I have lights in the garden that come on at night, giving it a very different look. Cruz Perez is the vice president of sales and marketing for Vista Professional Outdoor Lighting. He says after the sun goes down,... listen now
6/19/15 | 3:08 PM
When I’m fishing, I hate being attacked by swarms of mosquitoes. I use bug spray, but the skeeters always seem to find the one spot I miss. A nasty bug problem can rob anyone of the enjoyment they want out of their pond, and there is always the concern of West Nile Virus and other mosquito-... listen now
6/19/15 | 3:00 PM
It’s not every day you see a wooden boat on the water. Justin Martin and his brother Ian caught the boat-building bug while working for a canoe company in high school. Today, the two own a company in North Ferrisburgh, Vermont, called “Adirondack Guide Boat”. Guideboats date... listen now
6/19/15 | 3:07 AM
Enjoying the great outdoors often involves sitting in the grass. And if you find yourself scratching like mad the next day, you sat on a nest of chiggers. Entomologist Ken Holscher at Iowa State University says chiggers are mites in their larval stage, and they're so small we can't see... listen now


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