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700 Beehives Struck Down by Flood-Swollen Bulgarian River

Some 700 beehives were swept away by the swollen Maritsa River last week, according to Toshko Todorov from the district office of the Bulgarian Beekeeping Union. Read more

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Beeswax plant fire ruled accidental

Investigators have concluded that a fire which destroyed a building at a beeswax purification plant in Winfred, Aberdeen was accidental and resulted from solvent that vaporized and ignited. Read more

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Bee blamed for causing minor helicopter crash

Wood County authorities said an Oklahoma man piloting a crop-dusting helicopter crashed after a bee got sucked into the cockpit and stung him. Read More

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Canada Truck Crash Turns Honeybee Cargo into Sting Operation

A truck jackknifed on the Trans-Canada Highway Monday morning, releasing 12 million honeybees in the northwest corner of New Brunswick. Read More

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91-year-old man survives attack by 1,000 bees

A 91-year-old man from South Texas is slowly recovering after he was stung by an estimated 1,000 Africanized honey bees at his ranch last month. Read more

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Bees attack rock climber

Rock climber Keith Lockwood survived a life- threatening bee attack on Mt Arapiles at the weekend. Read more

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Man trying to kill bees sets home ablaze

A man who tried to keep bees off his property accidentally set fire to his house instead, causing at least $500 damage. Read more

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Teen crashes car into hive. 10 sent to hospital

A swarm of up to 100,000 angry honey bees sent 10 people to the hospital including the driver of an SUV that hit a hollow tree in northeast Indiana, disturbing a hive. Read more

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