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W. Nile fears cancel outdoor night concert

ROSEVILLE - Roseville's Sunday night Music in the Park concert has been canceled because of concerns about people gathering at dusk in a city where there has been eight confirmed human cases of mosquito-borne West Nile virus.

Performing Arts of Roseville officials decided to cancel the concert in Royer Park after consulting with the Placer Mosquito Abatement District, according to a statement released Friday.

In addition, the abatement district will be conducting ground spraying for three days in south Roseville beginning Tuesday from 1 a.m. to 4 a.m., weather permitting.

In addition to the eight confirmed human cases of the virus in Roseville, there has been one each in Rocklin and Lincoln.


For more information on ground spraying in Roseville, go to www.sacbee.com/placer on Sunday.

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