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Fire

Somewhat informal; to terminate the employment of an employee. An employee may be fired for cause, such as for sexual harassment or absenteeism, or, in many cases, without cause. A fired employee is often eligible to collect unemployment insurance for a certain period of time.
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Minister Byrne said the Fire Ant Program had recently concluded 3 years of aerial surveillance to confirm the full extent of the fire ant infestation in South East Queensland.
Laboratory fire ant colonies (Solenopsis invicta) fail to grow with Bhatkar diet and three other artificial diets.
This detox trick could help explain why these crazy ants can vanquish the red imported fire ants Solenopsis invicta, which have been spreading across the southern United States since they invaded more than 70 years ago.
Fire ants aren't the only species to suffer under the crazy ant's yoke.
Comparison of polygyne and monogyne red imported fire ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) population densities.
Fire ant predation on Wood Duck ducklings and pipped eggs.
In response to the lady that has fire ants, this is what I do to get rid of ants.
In their experiment, they attached small electrodes to the antennae of the flies and then exposed the flies' antennae to different chemicals from fire ants.
A single fire ant colony may have dozens of queens, each capable of laying up to 1,500 eggs per day.
The patient was on no new medications, but had suffered fire ant bites on several occasions in the past.