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Publix gives $100,000 to the political committee led by future Florida House Speaker Daniel Perez

Daniel Perez's (R-Miami) committee, Conservatives for a Better Florida, raised $584,251 during the latest quarter.
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Oak trees are torn down during construction of Publix at USF

Construction has begun on a Publix supermarket along the north edge of the University South Florida campus in Tampa; but an environmental advocate is concerned about how many old-growth oak trees have been destroyed. Louise...
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Immokalee farmworkers will march from Tampa Publix to Wendy’s

We hear from two farmworkers’ rights groups about a major march that’s coming to Tampa this week: the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) brings its Return to Human Rights Tour back to the bay area. The Coalition...
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Medical pot supporters will protest Publix

A former member of the Board of directors of Publix, who is also the daughter of the grocery chain’s founder, has contributed $800,000 to a group trying to defeat a medical pot question on November’s ballot....
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Deficit expert says Pentagon hides true extent of Military Spending; Human Rights violations found at farms of two Publix tomato suppliers

http://sound.wmnf.org/sound/wmnf_160526_110617_radioactivityR1_191.MP3 By Rob Lorei There is a lot of concern about government spending and the federal deficit, with many people pointing the finger at social programs like SNAP.And while there has been many attempts to curtail...
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Fair Food advocates oppose Publix at USF Tampa

This Friday the University of South Florida Board of Trustees will take a vote on leasing land to Publix for a supermarket on the Tampa campus. But activists for the fair treatment of farmworkers are...
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Buckhorn thrilled Publix coming to downtown Tampa

The growing number of residents of downtown Tampa are finally getting a large grocery chain. Mayor Bob Buckhorn told reporters Tuesday morning that the Publix to be built in the Channel District will create about two...

Coalition for Immokalee Workers ramp up for the Fair Food parade and concert in St.Pete

Coalition for Immokalee workers ramp up for Fair Food parade and concert in St.Pete

Documentary fuels Tampa protest for better treatment of migrant farmworkers

Migrant farmers join forces with social justice advocates to demand fair wages and treatment of migrant workers

Publix refuses to negotiate with farmworker coalition

Tomato pickers are still lobbying for better wages for farm workers in operations they call modern-day slavery. Last Saturday Tampa residents including University of South Florida students and people of faith protested in front of...

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