LIGONIER, Ind. - A swarm of honeybees temporarily disrupted a charity fundraising event, but no one reported being stung.Why is this newsworthy? When visiting Tacloban Philippines in 1989, the airport terminal check-in area was swarming with bees. One finding me the biggest person in the building, decided to sting me on the left ear.
Authorities evacuated the area Saturday after the swarm of about 3,000 bees emerged from the woods around the West Noble High School football field, where 700 people were participating in a fundraising walk for the American Cancer Society.
The bees landed on a large umbrella shading the campsite of one of the more than 60 teams taking part in the 24-hour event in the town, 40 miles northwest of Fort Wayne.
A local beekeeper, Matt Green, used a smoke machine to calm the bees and coax them into a beehive he brought to the field. The event was delayed about 45 minutes.
No one reported that. Was today a slow news day for AP?
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