Ticks are small. Health officials say the best way to avoid Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses is to keep from getting bit by them.
Ticks are small. Health officials say the best way to avoid Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses is to keep from getting bit by them. JOHN ROTTET N&O File
Ticks are small. Health officials say the best way to avoid Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses is to keep from getting bit by them. JOHN ROTTET N&O File

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    Drone footage released by Restoration Systems LL shows the Neuse River reopened as the dismantling of Raleigh's historic Milburnie Dam continues.