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Weather partly to blame for bug boom in Dallas-Fort Worth

Mosquitoes are massing. Ants are building their fortresses. New termite breeds are plotting their invasions. Even bed bugs are on the move.    North Texas is under assault from what observers say is the region's most active insect season in years.

Many kinds of bugs, nourished by a wet fall and driven into the open by sudden hot weather, are flourishing.   Exact estimates are hard to come by, but entomologists say the weather has fostered robust swarms. And calls to pest-control companies, a good indicator of insect outbreaks, have risen sharply – in some cases almost doubling.

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