You are about to read something that will make your skin itch. Consider yourself warned. I have bed bugs. How does this fit into The Allegheny Front? Well, when your foot is covered with welts so itchy that you crave amputation, you, too, might consider giving the stink eye to old Rachel Carson and searching for DDT on the black market.
People in some parts of Ohio and at least four other states aren't sleeping tight these days, because the bed bugs are biting. Some experts want the federal government to approve a pesticide that's known to kill the bloodsuckers, but so far the Environmental Protection Agency isn't biting.