Immigrant farm workers call attention to anti-slavery campaign
In July 2010 three individuals were indicted in U.S District Court and charged with human trafficking for enslaving more than 50 Haitian workers on a farm in Alachua County. The Coalition of Immokalee Workers and Interfaith Action of Southwest Florida created a museum to call attention to their ongoing Anti-Slavery campaign. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Kristin Hammel was there and has more.
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A decades-old Gainesville landfill will soon be transformed into a functioning floodplain. The old landfill near the Gainesville Regional Airport has caused erosion and affected the quality of the local water for humans and wildlife. The $1.88 million project to remediate the landfill has been in progress since April, but the landfill has a history dating back more than half a century ago.
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