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Queens Residents Say Rats, Skunks From Overgrown Property Overtaking Street

Residents in Middle Village are waging war against weeds that have taken over their street and the rodents that come along with them.

09/16/2011

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YouTube Video Jokingly Documents Rat Infestation At Tompkins Square Park

One YouTube user however has gone to dramatic new lengths to document the trouble in the park. He created a horror movie-like video depicting the vivacious vermin vectoring voraciously.

08/16/2011

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Locals Say Park Across From Plaza Hotel Being Overrun By Rats

The Grand Army Plaza Park has apparently become a new hangout for the four-legged vermin as some locals can attest to.

08/15/2011

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Brooklyn Residents Cry Foul Over Rats At Atlantic Yards

The Forest City Ratner company has decided to give out hundreds of rat-proof trash cans to a small part of the neighborhood in an effort to combat the problem.

08/12/2011

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Rats Take Liking To Little Red Lighthouse Under George Washington Bridge

Bike riders aren’t the only ones who like hanging out at the Little Red Lighthouse under the George Washington Bridge.

08/08/2011

Ratholes next to the Tompkins Square Park Playground (credit: Terry Sheridan/1010 WINS)

Rats Overrunning Tompkins Square Park Because Of Protected Hawk

Parents say the park’s new $1.5 million playground is surrounded by hundreds of rat holes. They say rats even get into the children’s sandbox.

07/27/2011

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Atlantic Yards Neighbors Say Rats Are Invading The Area

Neighbors of developer Bruce Ratner’s Atlantic Yards construction site said cat-sized rodents are invading the streets.

06/30/2011

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Eye On New York: Mouth Off To Montone

In this segment of Eye on New York, New Yorkers mouth off to 1010 WINS’ John Montone about the weather, New York sports fans, and rats.

04/24/2011

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Stringer: NYC Must Fight Rats Before Problem Comes Back To ‘Bite Them’

Gone are the days when rats ran rampant only in New York City’s subways.

04/05/2011

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MTA Official Mulls Food Ban On Subways Following Recent Food Fights

Following a string of recent videos showing food fights and vermin on trains, one MTA board member reportedly floated the idea of banning food and drinks in subway cars.

03/22/2011

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Pigeons, Rats, Dogs Keep Subway Riders Jumping

It’s a jungle down there. Lately the Internet has been agog at the variety of varmints caught popping up on the New York City subway system.

02/09/2011

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Bloomberg Talks About Being Mayor On Letterman

Mayor Bloomberg tells David Letterman he thinks being governor is a “terrible job” and he’s not embarrassed to be ranked the 10th richest person in the nation.

09/29/2010

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RATS! It’s An Invasion In Manhattan!

NYC rat infestations are especially acute in Lower Manhattan, where many construction sites disturb their ancient underground nest.

08/12/2010

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