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Author Archives: Lynsey Saunders

Tar Balls Now Spotted on Pensacola Beach

By on June 7th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:29 pm

Tar balls have begun washing up on the shores of Pensacola Beach in Florida’s Panhandle. Escambia County emergency managment officials are working with state officials to make sure Pensacola Beach and the outlying areas receive as much aid as possible. [...]

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Politics & Oil

By on May 7th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:38 pm

When disasters like Hurricane Katrina or September 11th strike, the public usually looks for a leader to help guide them and take charge. The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is no exception. Florida’s gubernatorial and U.S. senate candidates [...]

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Documentary Institute Students Denied Use Of Footage Taken In Haiti

By on March 30th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:57 pm

A couple of University of Florida graduate students are not settling on some options University officials are giving them in regards to the violation of a travel ban to Haiti. The two UF documentary students insist on using the footage [...]

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Migrant Workers Seek Better Lives Part Three

By on February 4th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 1:53 pm

Workers bend over in a bean field in Homestead, Florida right outside of the Everglades the day after Thanksgiving. The migrant worker’s story, like so many groups who live in poverty, is often a forgotten one. Many young migrants have [...]

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Migrant Workers Seek Better Lives Part Two

By on February 3rd, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 1:54 pm

Twenty-two year old farm worker and student Veronica Lopez takes a break from picking beans on a windy day after Thanksgiving in Homestead, Florida. A day of hard labor in the fields for a migrant worker yields about 30 dollars [...]

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Migrant Workers Seek Better Lives Through Education

By on February 2nd, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 1:54 pm

No one knows really where to begin when talking about migrant workers in the United States. People rarely know how long the workers have been in the U.S., what they pick, or where they live and work. In part one [...]

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Brazilian Theatre Helps Raise Awareness About Current Social Conditions

By on January 20th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 1:56 pm

For many years, the theatrical traditions of a group of afro-descendants in Icapui Brazil have been passed down through several generations. As Lynsey Saunders reports, the younger generation of these Angolan slaves from this small town in Brazil are using [...]

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