The children Cathy Jamison baby-sits are afraid to go outside and play in the backyard. Inch-long bugs with bright red eyes are crawling up tree trunks by the hundreds and covering the children's toys with their winged, inch-long bodies.
"They scare the kids," she said.
Like a scene from a 1950s horror movie, insects by the tens of thousands are emerging from the ground and covering trees, homes and buildings. Local residents started seeing them last week.
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