To fight West Nile, Dallas plans aerial defense For the first time in more than 45 years, the city and county of Dallas planned Thursday to resume dropping insecticide from the air to combat the nation's worst outbreak of West Nile virus. (Aug. 16) 07/9/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Dallas County announces fourth West Nile case Monday, involving Oak Cliff man Dallas County Health and Human Services announced Monday the fourth West Nile human infection of the season. The victim was a man over 60 who lives in ZIP ... when Dallas County was the nation’s hot spot for the virus. More than 400 residents developed ... 08/19/2013 - 5:38 am | View Link
Dallas County lauds health staffers’ efforts during nation’s worst West Nile outbreak He has not been charged in the death of his brother, Raul, who jumped from the vehicle during an argument with Arizpe. Original entry (posted at 5:42 p.m. May 13): A Grand Prairie man ... the nation’s second-worst year for the virus, West Nile was ... 05/13/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Dallas area West Nile virus spraying interrupted DALLAS (AP) - After storms interrupted spraying by air for West Nile virus in Dallas County, officials say they will resume the work Sunday. Dallas County spokeswoman Maria Arita says they were able to spray about 88,000 acres with mosquito-killing ... 08/19/2012 - 6:42 am | View Link
Dallas West Nile Virus Outbreak Leads Texas City's Mayor To Approve Aerial Spraying Dallas and other North Texas cities have agreed to the rare use of aerial spraying from planes to combat the nation's worst outbreak of West Nile virus so far this year. Dallas last had aerial spraying in 1966, when more than a dozen deaths were blamed on ... 08/15/2012 - 7:45 am | View Link
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Topic Galleries State health officials are urging Marylanders to be wary of mosquito-borne diseases like West Nile virus and, now, the dengue-like virus chikungunya — raising ... 07/24/2014 - 10:27 pm | View Website
Wrongitty wrong wrong wrong.
As Paul Hogarth and I noted a few days ago, Sen. Chuck Schumer's new push for a "top-2" jungle primary was an abject disaster. As I summarized:
The top-two primary system is a plague, removing the ability of voters to choose their party's nominee, electing unrepresentative officials, reducing candidate choice, and crushing voter participation.
The system is a huge boon for corporatist candidates, so maybe that's Schumer's motivation.