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Bees swarm over a piece of honeycomb. (credit: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images)

A Busy Summer For Those In The Bee Business

It’s been a busy summer for those in the bee business. The owner of Bee Safe Bee & Wasp Removal said, “This is a year that we’ve had more business than we’ve had in our last 20 years.”

CBS 11–08/19/2013

A swarm of bees attacked residents in a northeast Fort Worth neighborhood

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Swarm Of Bees Attacks 8 People In Fort Worth

A swarm of bees stung eight people in a northeast Fort Worth neighborhood Sunday afternoon, said Fort Worth Fire Department spokesman Richard Harrison.

08/18/2013

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Bees Attack, Kill Two Horses In Pantego

A swarm of 30,000 bees attacked a woman and her two show horses in Pantego. The woman was stung nearly 200 times; the horses did not survive.

07/27/2013

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Insect Experts Offer Advice If Swarmed By Bees — Run!

It seems every year, around this time you hear about someone being seriously injured or killed after being attacked by killer bees. According to entomologists, the bees will attack if they feel it’s necessary to defend their territory.

CBSDFW.COM–07/23/2013

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Bee Removal Calls Up Across DFW

North Texas bee removal specialists say they’re getting a sharp increase in calls for help. A dispatcher for one company said that she is getting up to 150 calls a day.

06/17/2013

Bees swarm over a piece of honeycomb. (credit: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images)

Houston Man Invents Powerful Bee Repellent

It’s ‘swarm season’ in Texas. But a Houston inventor has developed an EPA approved formula that stops bees in their tracks.

05/31/2013

A beekeeper checks on the health and honey content of a honey bee colony. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Dwindling Honey Bee Population A Cause For Concern

The lack of honey bees is causing a lot of concern in Texas and worldwide, as bee colonies continue to die off at an alarming rate.

CBSDFW.COM–05/03/2013

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“Bazinga” Catchphrase Inspires New Bee Name

Bazinga! “The Big Bang Theory” character, scientist Sheldon Cooper, already has two Ph.Ds and an IQ of 187. But now he also has a bee dedicated to him.

01/03/2013

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Bee Keeper Sent To Hospital

A bee keeper was sent to a hospital after he was trying rid a foreclosed house of bees.

09/09/2012

Bees collect nectar from a flower on April 24, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

West Nile Spraying Could Affect North Texas Bees

Ground and aerial pesticides are expected to help kill off mosquitoes carrying the dreaded West Nile Virus. But, the pesticides could also affect another important insect, one that’s vital to our food supply.

08/16/2012

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500-Pound Beehive Stolen From Outside Texas Restaurant

Some thieves might truly have sticky fingers after a 500-pound beehive was swiped from a garden outside a Texas restaurant.

03/13/2012

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College Golf Tournament Called On Account Of Bees

The final round of a college golf tournament has been called off because of an unusual hazard at the 18th green: bees.

09/20/2011