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Curious About Longhorned Beetle Poison

If the pesticide to control the Asian Longhorned Beetle is injected into Sugar Maple trees, would it poison the sap that could be collected from those trees to make maple syrup? Will the trees be identified that have been injected? -Ron, Franklin

WBZ-TV–04/27/2011

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Crews Injecting Worcester Trees To Prevent Beetle Invasion

The USDA began treating trees in Worcester County on Monday to prevent the spread of the Asian longhorned beetles.

04/25/2011

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Somerville Schools Find And Throw Out Expired Food

As Boston City Councilor John Connoly held another public hearing Thursday night, another school system was making some tough decisions about its own food services program.

03/24/2011

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Blogger Scores Victory In Food Stamp Info Fight

The state is backing off after telling a Massachusetts blogger he could face jail time for publishing information about where people spend federal food stamps.

11/13/2010

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