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Van Alstyne spraying mosquitoes to prevent West Nile

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VAN ALSTYNE -- City crews will be spraying for mosquitoes in Van Alstyne after tests found mosquitoes with West Nile Virus.

Health officials say a mosquito caught in a trap in the 200 block of West Van Alstyne Drive tested positive Monday.

Crews will spray for mosquitoes tonight from nine until midnight.

The city manager says this is their way of keeping their town safe.

"it's about the safety of the citizens, any chance that we have to try and combat this threat, we want to be able to try and take care of it, protect our citizens," Frank Baker City Manager said.

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