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Syracuse Post Standard (Newspaper) - April 6, 2015, Syracuse, New YorkM o n d a a p r i l 62 0 1 5 classified. B 4 comics. A 7 commentary. A 6 Post Standard Bonus. C 1 Bonus Content for members Only. Go to Syracuse. Com Poplus � 2015 the Post Standard 57 39 mostly Cloudy with some showers details b 8 $ 1.00 inside More photos from the Sunrise service Page a 3 inside passover which started at Sundown Friday continues through this coming saturday Page a 4 inside scenes of christians around the world As they celebrate easter Page a 5 Stewart Conn land in championship game b 1 huskies Eye another title there Are More than 100 varieties of petunias the Sweet scented Flower that also can add a Jolt of color to your Yard or Garden. Turn to our Bonus guide in the Post Standard to get advice on planting and caring for petunias As Well As tips on trimming Trees adding a storage shed and More. C 1 8 need Access to Bonus Content subscribe or activate your membership at Syracuse. Com Poplus. Membership Stop and smell the petunias news organizations following up on rolling stones horrifying tale of a gang rape at the University of Virginia exposed serious flaws in the report. The Charlottesville police department said its four month investigation found no evidence that the attack happened or that the Man who allegedly orchestrated it even exists. The article focused on a student identified Only As Jackie who said she was raped by seven men at the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity House More than two years earlier. It also described a hidden culture of sexual violence fuelled by Binge drinking at one of the nations most highly regarded Public universities. Now the Columbia graduate school of journalism explains How it All went so wrong. The school sunday released its analysis of the editorial process that led to the november 2014 publication of a rape on Campus. A 5 investigation journalism school releases review of rolling stones Jackie article surveys find that men in u. S. Special operations forces do not believe women can meet the physical and mental demands of their commando jobs and they fear the Pentagon will lower standards to integrate women into their elite units. Studies that surveyed personnel found major misconceptions within special operations about whether women should be brought into the male Only jobs. They also revealed concerns that department leaders would capitulate to political pressure allowing erosion of training standards. Some of those concerns were not limited to men researchers found but also were found among women in special operations jobs. The studies Are part of the pentagons Effort to open All military combat positions to women or provide reasons Why any jobs should remain closed. Associated press Gen Der special Ops troops doubt women can do the Job Survey says by Tim Knauss Knauss Syracuse. Com ten years ago Gannon pest control got a handful of Calls each year about bedbugs in Central new York. Now the company gets that Many Calls each Day. For the past two or three years every other Call is related to bedbugs a a said Dan Lomascolo a partner at Gannon. I would say we have a real problem. The Syracuse area ranks 28th in the nation for bedbug infestation according to Orkin Lac a National pest control company that does business in every state. Orkins rankings Are based on the number of bedbug treatments Orkin provides in each area. Syracuse has consistently been among Orkins top 30 bedbug cities coming in at no. 14 in 2013. Americans spent $ 446 million to get rid of bedbugs in 2013, the latest year for which data Are available compared to $ 70 million in 2004, Orkin reported. The Syracuse housing authority which operates 10 High Rise apartment buildings this year implemented a new policy to inspect each apartment for bedbugs every six to 10 months whether or not tenants report a problem. Unlike some insect critters bedbugs Are not a cleanliness Issue although reducing clutter in a household can help limit their ability to hide experts say. Bedbugs which feed on the blood of humans Are talented at hitching rides on clothing furniture and personal items. They Are easy to transmit and hard to eliminate. Solvay based Gannon pest control which works mainly in Central new York has treated bedbug problems from Auburn to Oneida and from Oswego to Cortland Lomascolo said. Bedbugs show up in suburban single family Homes As Well As Urban apartments he said. And the problem is not limited to domiciles. Hospitals hotels movie Heaters and other commercial establishments have been infested. Gannon recently bid on a Job at a Large Law firm Lomascolo said. As executive director of the greater Syracuse tenants network Sharon Sherman spends a lot of time dealing with bedbug problems. Sherman said she would like to see local municipalities track bedbug data More closely because preventing and treating bedbugs is an ongoing Battle. We need data a a Sherman said. We dont know whether were making any headway or not a in controlling the pests. If tenant complaints to Syracuse code enforcement officials Are an indicator the number of bedbugs in the City May be declining somewhat. The City codes office received 85 complaints about bedbugs in 2014, Down from 126 in 2013 and 147 in 2012. For the first Quarter of this year there were 21 complaints. Lomascolo said he began seeing a steady Rise in bedbug Calls in 2007. The numbers increased for several years and now seem to have levelled off he said. Since bedbugs Are entrenched in Central new York will we Ever get rid of them the truthful answer to that is no a a Lomascolo said. They re Here. Syracuse no. 28 among top bed Bug cities in the nation inside tips on How to Ward off bedbugs. A 4 people walk to the parking lot at the Rosamond Gifford zoo in Burnet Park in Syracuse As the annual Sunrise easter service hosted by St. Lucy is Church was about to begin. Stephen d. Cannerelli / Cannerelli Syracuse. Comps plus More than 500 people braved Winter like conditions to attend St. Lucy is easter Sunrise mass on sunday at Rosamond Gifford zoo at Burnet Park. Like christians around the world they celebrated the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. Dressed for temperatures that hovered near freezing those attending the service at the zoos upper parking lot listened to music by the churches Folk group and a homily from the Rev. Jim Mathews. Stephen d. Cannerelli As the easter service begins the Sun rises

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