OF MICE AND MEN 

OF MICE AND MEN

Several mild winters have led to an explosion in the Mid-South's rat population, but don't expect the Memphis and Shelby County Health Department to do anything about it. Their rodent control division was pretty much axed in September (see story this page), which saves the county some where in the neighborhood of $106,840. According to CA reporter Bartholomew Sullivan, these days the health department advises homeowners to buy their own poison. With a little bit of luck, the savings will be enough to deal with this guy when he finally shows up:

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