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Vice president’s wife installs bee hives at residence

Vice President Mike Pence’s wife, Karen, has opened their government residence to more than a few new inhabitants: honeybees. At least 15,000 of them.

More than 80 percent of the land in the Pences’ home state of Indiana is dedicated to agriculture, and Mrs. Pence said the crops grown there depend on the “pollinating power” of bees. She installed a beehive at their official residence in Indiana and said she thought it would be helpful to do the same in Washington.

Read more here: The Sacramento Bee: Vice president’s wife installs beehive at official residence