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Invasive Bugs

They're the ultimate stowaways: bugs that hop into cargo ships or suitcases and travel abroad. The latest arrival in our area is a species of moth never seen in the U.S. It turned up in May at the port of Baltimore in a shipment of soybeans from China. In a world of international trade and world travel, we'll look at the arrival of invasive species of bugs, the damage they cause and efforts to combat them.

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