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File photo of the scene of a car crash. (Photo by Jeff Fusco/Getty Images)

3 Killed After Migrant Van Crashes In Central Fla.

Authorities say a van carrying more than a dozen Haitian migrant farmworkers flipped over on a central Florida highway, killing three.

CBS Tampa–06/03/2012

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Farmworkers Fast Outside Publix Headquarters in Lakeland

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) —  Florida farmworkers and their supporters are staging a fast outside Publix Super Markets headquarters in Lakeland. The fast organized by the Coalition of Immokalee Workers started Monday and will last through […]

CBS Tampa–03/05/2012

WINTER GARDEN, FL -  A worker picks oranges on a tree in a commercial grove.(Photo by Matt Stroshane/Getty Images)

Labor officials keeping eye on Fla. growers

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Federal labor officials have a warning for growers in central Florida: pay farmworkers fair wages.

CBS Tampa–12/01/2011