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Published August 10, 2012, 10:19 AM

Japanese beetles in North Dakota likely hitched a ride

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Japanese beetles have turned up in North Dakota for only the second time in more than half a century, but officials do not believe it has anything to do with extreme drought in states where the destructive pests are more prevalent.

By: BLAKE NICHOLSON,Associated Press, Associated Press

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