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Patrick Madden
January 8, 2014

wamuIn the ongoing battle between man and rat, Council Member Jim Graham (D-Ward 1) says one side is winning — and it’s not the humans. “Rats are once again out of control in the District of Columbia,” he said on Tuesday.

 

D.C.’s booming construction and hot night life have not only helped attract tens of thousands of new residents, but rats are making a comeback too, Graham said.



“Rats prosper on battery cables. Pizza is much better. Dog poop — can I use that word? — is like an energy bar to rats,” he said.

 

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