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West Nile: Mosquito War Begins
For the first time in more than 45 years, Dallas County has launched an aerial assault on the flying pests.  
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Mosquitos are sorted at the Dallas County mosquito lab in Dallas, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012. 

(AP)

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A plane that will be used for aerial spraying is rolled onto the tarmac for a news conference in Dallas, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012.

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Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins, right, speaks as Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings looks on during a news conference in front of a plane that will be used for aerial spraying in Dallas, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012. 

(AP)

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Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings, center, holds a news conference in front of a plane that will be used for aerial spraying in Dallas, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012. 

(AP)

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Mosquito tech Spencer Lockwood sorts mosquitos at the Dallas County mosquito lab in Dallas, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012. 

(AP)

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Mike Stuart of Dynamic Aviation describes a plane that will be used for aerial spraying to the media in Dallas, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012. 

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Mike Stuart of Dynamic Aviation describes the plane that will be used for aerial spraying and it's difference from crop dusting during a news conference in Dallas, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012. 

(AP)

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Dead mosquitos are lined up waiting to be sorted at the Dallas County mosquito lab in Dallas, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012. 

(AP)

West Nile: Mosquito War Begins

For the first time in more than 45 years, Dallas County has launched an aerial assault on the flying pests.  

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