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Hello, my “tasty-human friends”, I’m Mr BedBug.

I’m the Chief SpokesBUG for the BedBugNewsReports.com.
I find the news reports about BedBug infestations across the USA very entertaining. Local reporters often “get it wrong” or repeat folk-lore about BedBugs that won’t help you remove “us” from your life. The BedBugNewsReports.com was created to help you learn from the mistakes [and some of the successes] of others. The more you know about HOW BedBugs live, hide, feed, breed and travel, the better you can protect yourself from BedBugs.

We are here to help you learn HOW TO AVOID BEDBUGS. Get the FACTs, and skip the Folk-Lore and Myths. All the latest research [and “battle plans” from the BedBug Wars] is compiled and ready for you at www.FLfresh.com

Watch more videos about Bedbugs on MrBedbugTV on YouTube. Follow me on the twitty-toy at www.Twitter.com/MrBedBug You can be MY personal “tasty-human” friend on Facebook at Facebook.com/MrBedBug/about or LIKE the FLfresh.com page on FaceBook… at FaceBook.com/FLfresh. We are on G+, Pinterest and constantly testing other new social platforms too. I even have a Linked-IN page. [I’m a LION]
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If you have specific questions about your personal situation, please send them [e-mail only] to me, [MrBedBug@FLfresh.com] but understand, I’m just one lonely BedBug, without a huge staff to respond [unlike the mega-brands and other web sites working on commission]. I’ll try my best, to respond promptly, but each situation is slightly different, there are just so many variables. That is why we’ve written the pages you’ll find at BedBug News Reports .com to be very simple, practical and real-world advice you can use.

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Idaho has Bedbugs. … and a plan to deal with it, spelled – Cooperation –

The BedbugNewsReports features lots of internet stupidity and I talk about the many many city/county agencies that are really doing ineffective things in “the Bedbug Wars”. Today is a great day in Twin Falls, Idaho, so we want to feature a positive news report, about a thoughtful effort being tried.

Hello my tasty-human friends. I’m Mr BedBug. While you are sleeping, your hot breath makes my antenna “tingle”. You are an irresistable all-I-can-eat buffet opportunity, for me [and my offspring] I’m the Chief Editor /SpokesBug for the BedBug News Reports.com. I am a TV star on MrBedBug-TV at YouTube and follow me on the Twitty-Toy – @MrBedBug.

KMVT/ KSVT TV-11 broadcast a news report that caught our eye. The Idaho Housing and Finance Association [in Twin Falls ] held a meeting for landlords. The topic of discussion was: the reality of BedBugs in Idaho , specifically in Twin Falls.

I like Program Admin Toni Shinn a whole bunch. She says in the KMVT TV-11 story that if you are human and have blood, Bedbugs will bite you. That’s as simple as it gets. [and why I always say: “Hello, My tasty-human friends” or refer to you as “Bedbug buffet opportunities”.

The solution to a specific Bedbug infestation is cooperation, between landlord and tenant. Cities on the Top 50 Most Bedbug infested Cities List should take note. Cooperation across an entire metro area, with landlord associations, metro bus systems, the movie theaters, public housing agencies and the local school districts could substantially reduce the BedBug infestation risk…… but they won’t […]

The first Bedbug scandal of 2016 is in New York City

There is nothing like starting a freshly minted new year with a BedBug scandal. I have to laugh, because “BedBug scandals” are what the press does. Is any of this really news? Really? New York City is on the Top 50 Most BedBug Infested cities in the USA, yet here we are: discussing this “news” report

Happy New Year and -Hello-, my tasty-human friends. I’m MrBedBug, Chief Editor /SpokesBug for the BedBug News Reports.com. I am a TV star on MrBedBug-TV on YouTube and follow me on the Twitty-Toy – @MrBedBug.

One of the things we do around here, at the BedbugNewsReports.com is provide real practical info about Bedbugs. There are SO MANY myths and often repeated folklore/stupidity [about Bedbugs ] on the internet, that we try to offer some perspective. It’s OK to laugh about Bedbugs here. [Bedbugs aren’t funny] but the press coverage and uninformed reactions can be a source of chuckles]
Lets take this newest “scandal”apart and see what we’ve got to “play with”.

1st ….. tourist couple arrives in NewYork City, checking into a hotel room with out inspecting [first thing] for Bedbugs. Sure we agree that all hotels should do this, but come on people- protect yourself.

2nd .. The REASON that The BigApple is on the list of the Top 100 Most BedBug Infested Cities is: Tourist from all over the world bring them to……. Hotels in NYC. Homer Simpson says -“Do’h”

Next, Lets assume that the phone-camera video is legit. [It’s kinda hard to fake this for a […]

Minneapolis man kills his momma, because of BedBugs ?

We report a lot of craziness on the BedBugNewsReports.com, but this is a first. Michael Gallagher [62 y/o] killed his mother Patricia Ann Gallagher [89 y/o] because he was afraid BedBugs would get his mom kicked out of her housing, and she’d have to come live with him.

Hello My tasty-human friends. I’m MrBedBug, Chief editor of the BedBug News Reports.com and a TV star on MrBedBug-TV on YouTube. You can follow me on the Twitty-Toy to: @MrBedBug.
Like most of the commentary here, we can only work with the “facts” offered up by the local press, but this one is pretty sad. Michael Gallagher has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of his mother. Bail was set at $2 million, so he’s not goin’ anywhere.

Prosecutors say he admitted to killing his mom, because he was upset that a bedbug outbreak would get her kicked out of her home. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner said Momma Gallagher died of “complex homicidal violence.”… which is the technical term for “{getting’ beat over the head with a statue of your son}”.

As sad as this is, [and it’s pretty damn sad], there is some stuff we can learn here….. [besides: #1, If you beat your Momma over the head with a statue of yourself she will die and you will go to prison]

The reality is, awareness of BedBugs will allow you to detect the problem early, and get the older/weaker folks in your life some help. If you have elderly friends or relatives, Check on them, often and look for the signs of BedBugs. […]

Here’s what you need to know about Bedbugs for Christmas 2015.

The holiday season is distracting. We are all focused on family friends, “the kids”, presents and the traveling, [plus the StarWars movie?]. It’s easy to forget some basic travel rules and safety items. I’m here to remind you to watch for Bedbugs.

Hello my tasty-human friends. I’m MrBedBug, Chief SpokesBug for FLfresh.com and EcoBugFREE, the BedBug Eliminator. I am a TV star on MrBedBug-TV on YouTube and Editor of the BedBug News Reports.com

The BedBug infestation of America is in full swing, and the holiday travels increase your chance of being effected by BedBugs in TWO ways. BedBugs are hitch-hikers. They cling to any fabric that smells like a tasty-human buffet opportunity. As YOU travel, it’s likely you could be in proximity to Bedbugs in airplane seats, taxis and bus/train seats, plus theaters seats [for StarWars or the church holiday performance] and of course the hotel room. The flip side is: family members who travel to visit you have all the same touch-points, they then bring BedBugs into your home. Bedbugs love suitcases, heavy winter coats, pant leg cuffs, ladies purses and fluffy hats. While it’s true that BedBugs are world-travelers, you might want to know about the Top 50 Most BedBug Infested Cities in America too.

Before you get scared and decide to “stay home”, remember that BedBugs in the workplace is a growing problem too, so GO – Visit- have fun, just be aware of your exposure to BedBugs in every environment.

Here are some quick pointers, but first , Lets start with “What do BedBugs look like?”. You can read more in-depth elsewhere on BedBugNewsReports.com

HOTEL ROOMS- Hotels […]

Bedbugs in Sandusky Ohio pre-K school offers lesson for everyone.

Did you hear about the pre-K school that closed, because of a BedBug infestation? Probably not. Since Ohio has more cities on the Top 50 Most BedBug Infested Cities list, than any other State it’s become common place. What isn’t common is: reporting that helps others learn what you need to know about Bedbugs in YOUR kids, school, church, day-care, dance class or other activities.

Hello, my tasty-human friends. I’m MrBedBug, Chief SpokesBug for FLfresh.com and EcoBugFREE, the BedBug Eliminator. I am a TV star on MrBedBug-TV on YouTube and Editor of the BedBug News Reports.com

The reporters at BedBugNewsReports.com were NOT flooded with reports about BedBugs in a Sandusky Ohio pre-K, because it’s not “news” any more. OHIO is the USA leader in BedBug infestations and that won’t EVER change until communities start to work together.

I [the famous MrBedBug] post this all the time, but the basics are: BedBugs are hitch-hikers and cling to any fabric that smells like a tasty-human buffet opportunity. That means YOU [and your children] can come into contact with them, almost anywhere. We report on BedBugs found in businesses, churches, offices, buses, trains, rental cars and DMV offices too. There was a recent flurry of reports all around the USA, about Bedbugs in the Library that we dealt with for a while too. [it was a “me too” media storm, more than any real new info.]
I’m not going to name the pre-K school in this post. It is pointless and bad PR, since they did all the right things. What were the “right […]

Is BOILING WATER the new miracle cure for BedBugs?

The BedBugNewsReports.com web site exist, because of the stupidity you can find on the internet. Bedbugs are a huge [and growing] problem, so just like other “problems”, opportunist [or the innocently uninformed] rush in to offer [sell?] a solution.

Hello my tasty-human friends. I’m MrBedBug, Chief Editor for the BedBugNewsReports.com. I am a TV star on MrBedBug-TV on YouTube and you can follow me @MrBedBug on Twitter.com

BedBugs are an evil pest… with a bad PR problem too. They are sneaky, come-out in the dark of night, suck human blood like vampires, but are hard to find. They can hide in your bedroom, but also in the living room couch, the seats of a movie theater or airplane and in the fabric of work cubicles too. Bedbugs are almost like the “red menace” scares of the 1950s. There’s a commie under every bed !!!

I’m not making light of the real concerns about Bedbugs, but lets remember some important details.

BedBugs do not spread disease. Ticks, mosquitos and other insects do that.
BedBugs are creatures of habit. Sure, they are sneakie, and the insect-world’s best “hide & seek” players, but they can be found “easily”, if you know where to look.

The latest BedBug Myth going around is: you can kill Bedbugs with boiling water.
I’m not real sure where this came from. Like most internet stupidity it’s based in remote facts, if you go back thru the evolution of storyline far enough. One of the effective ways to kill Bedbugs is steam. BedBugs die in temperatures above 125-130 [and with a few minutes exposure at […]

The only city with NO BedBugs, is Nashville

We talk a lot about where to FIND Bedbugs and often showcase the TOP 50 Most BedBug Infested Cities, but I know where there will be NO BedBugs, at least this week…. in Nashville Tennessee.

Hello my tasty-human friends. I’m MrBedBug, Chief SpokesBug for FLfresh.com and EcoBugFREE, the BedBug Eliminator. I am a TV star on MrBedBug-TV on YouTube and Editor of the BedBug News Reports.com

The hotels in Nashville Tennessee will be the cleanest places in the world, this week. The PestWorld / 2015 convention comes to town. With all the creepy-crawly experts, entomologist, and “bug-sprayers” in the city for a “How-To” get together you KNOW the place will be SUPER clean. LOL

I, the famous Mr BedBug sent a tweet to all my “peeps”. Get on the next bus, taxi, rental car or pedestrian out-of-town. I’m pretty sure Mr Cock-roach, Captain Ant, Mrs Millipede and the leader of the spooky-spider brigade did the same thing. HaHaha

PestWorld is the “big show” convention for everything “buggie”. All the manufacturers, chemical companies, service bureaus and industry reps all gather to learn and share the latest news and “best practices” for managing pest.

Don’t worry about ME. I go undercover as a human, to do opposition research. General George S Patton famously said: “Rommel, you bastard ! I read your book.” I like to think that is a great strategy, since I’m the resistance leader in the BedBug Wars.

If you are a retail consumer worried about BedBugs, the PestWorld event is where the big franchise service companies train and conspire to sell […]

BedBugs like to shop at the flea market too.

We all like a bargain… or to think we got a great deal on the things we purchase. Flea markets, estate sales, garage-sales, used furniture stores and other “trash-to-treasure” opportunities CAN be a great way to find something you need [or always wanted, like the MONKEES lunchbox I always wanted as a kid].

The problem is: Unless you are careful, you could get “more for your money” than you expected.

Hello my tasty-human friends. I’m MrBedBug, Chief SpokesBug for FLfresh.com and EcoBugFREE, the BedBug Eliminator. I am a TV star on MrBedBug-TV on YouTube and Editor of the BedBug News Reports.com

Every time I post, I get some comments along the line of [“you are trying to create a panic”] It’s just not true. Have you seen the list of America’s Top 50 Most BedBug Infested Cities? Read the list HERE. I’m not the only one to warn of this. The article we see at the Bedbug NewsReports.com are usually “scandalous”, trying to grag a headline, instead of really reporting “news”. “awareness” articles do pop-up from time to time, about Bedbugs in flea markets.

BedBugs are hitch-hikers. They cling to anything [mostly fabric or dark places] that smells like a tasty-human. [that’s why I always start these post, with the phrase I use]. BedBugs get into your life because you’ve bumped into them at the movie theater, the DR office, on a bus, in the workplace, or had other contact. If you believe that BedBugs only live in low-rent motels, on the wrong side of town, you are sadly […]

BedBugs aren’t the ONLY worry in your hotel room

It is SO easy for the press to write scandalous articles about BedBugs in a hotel room [or a AirBnB], but every once in a while a reporter goes the extra mile. There is always ONE reporter who will go above and beyond expectation to give travelers the “willies” or the “HeBee-JeBees”. LOL

Hello my tasty-human friends. I’m MrBedBug, Chief SpokesBug for FLfresh.com and EcoBugFREE, the BedBug Eliminator. I am a TV star on MrBedBug-TV on YouTube and Editor of the BedBug News Reports.com

Today’s nominee for the “Above/Beyond” award is Becky Pemberton of the UK Daily Mail. [these are same people who bring you the up-skirt pics of Princess Kate and reports of alien’s among us] Becky has discovered [and felt compelled to share with us] the SHOCKING NEWS, that hotel rooms might not be perfect. I don’t know about you, but I’m really surprised by the lack of “pride in their work”, from $8/hour labor staff. Here is a link to the full story about dirty rooms and Bedbugs in hotels by the UK Daily Mail

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/travel_news/article-3234179/Why-open-luggage-bathroom-floor-paper-peephole-door-hotel-secrets-guest-know.html

Lets review the “sins”, as reported……..

1) Your hotel room might have Bedbugs. It is so bad, there is a well-known list of the Top 50 Most BedBug Infested Cities. I must admit, the advice about opening your suitcase on the tile floor, not in the closet or bag-stand IS good advice. [You’ve read that advice here, since the 3rd post ever, @ BedBugNewsReports.com !!! ]

2) Pervs might look IN your door-peephole. ESPN Reporter Erin Andrews is the “poster-girl [no pun intended] for this situation, but again, […]