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LA City Council takes step to allow urban beekeeping

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In this photo taken Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, Sweet Bee Removal professional beekeeper, Tyson Kaiser, expands a beehive hosted on the roof of a home in Los Angeles. The Los Angeles City Council will vote Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014 whether to begin the process of granting urban bees legal residency in residential areas after a lengthy lobbying effort from bee lovers of all stripes. The vote comes against the backdrop of colony collapse disorder, a worrisome die-off of honeybees that has captured the attention of environmentalists and farmers worldwide. Damian Dovarganes/AP

Yesterday, the LA city council voted unanimously to allow beekeeping in the city, which, as you can imagine, has created some buzz. For more, we're joined by Rob McFarland, He’s a beekeeper in L.A. and co-founder of Honey Love.

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