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Insects Feast On NYC Trash, Play ‘Bug’ Role In Garbage Disposal

Researchers suspect some of the biggest eaters are ants, who are chowing down on food that might otherwise go to rats and other vermin.

12/02/2014

Neighbors last summer said rats had taken over at John Vincent Daniels Jr. Square in Woodside, Queens. (Credit: CBS 2)

City Prepares To Launch New War On Rats

The effort is part of the city’s latest effort to attack a rat population that some experts estimate could be double that of the city’s 8.4 million human residents.

06/15/2014

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Health Inspectors Close S’MAC Mac And Cheese Restaurant In East Village

The S’MAC gourmet macaroni and cheese restaurant in the East Village has been ordered closed by city health inspectors, who reported finding evidence of mice and other problems.

06/11/2014