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Flies in the Face of Good Business

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Retail dive stores have some difficulty these days making a go of it, but here's a problem no one would expect: hover flies, pesky little things that look like bees but are harmless. However....

Open the door to Kimberley Park's Ocean Sports Scuba and Freediving School in Lompoc, California, and these little darlings are everywhere. And they're chasing customers away.

"People walking down the road avoid our dive shop like the plague 'cause they just see this swarm of flies and so they don't even want to walk by the front of our shop -- which is not good as a retail place," said Park....


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