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  1. Immokalee man arrested for sharing child porn videos on FacebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Rolando Argueta, 43, is facing two charges: one for the possession of child pornography and another count for sharing it. "He would come over to my house.

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  2. You don't go to the bathroom; you don't drink water.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 19 | Florida Trend

    Earlier this year, a team of nursing staff at Emory University released a study on the impact of heat stress on farmworkers in five communities in Florida - Pierson, Apopka, Immokalee, Fellsmere and Homestead - in partnership with the Farmworkers Association of Florida. Of the 61 workers in Apopka who participated in the study, all of whom were Latinos, 43 percent began the workday dehydrated.

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  3. Vote yes or no for Amendment 3? Here's what 6 Florida newspapers recommendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 18 | Florida Today

    ... entertainment dollars will go, and the tribe that operates a half-dozen Florida casinos, including one in Immokalee, has reasons to want to limit competition. To us, home rule means it's a local decision. Where this amendment fails is that it ...

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  4. Seminole Gaming and Hard Rock Donate Hygiene Products to Hurricane VictimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | Lodging

    ... are coming from the Seminole Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos in Tampa and Hollywood, plus the Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee located east of Naples. The three hotels were finalizing an ongoing agreement with Clean the World when Hurricane Michael hit ...

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  5. Dunbar to host Mariner in game carrying major playoff implicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | NBC2 News

    ... the playoffs. While the Tigers will be looking to avoid a slip-up, that very slip up would benefit district rival Immokalee. Similar to Dunbar, the Indians started the season 0-5, including an overtime loss on the road at Dunbar. But the Indians ...

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  6. Unsung Heroes of Latinx Farmworkers' Labor Movement, from Maria Moreno to Fast Food BoycottersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | Teen Vogue

    ... work for no pay. - a worker-led grassroots farmworkers' rights organization based in the major agricultural hub of Immokalee, Florida - the U.S. government has successfully prosecuted eight cases of slave labor on Florida farms since the CIW began

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  7. Changes at East Lakes Community ParkRead the original story

    Friday Oct 12 | Coastal Breeze News

    ... of four or even two kids when they had to buy school supplies (most people donate money for school supplies to Immokalee, but these East Naples kids don't seem to receive that wonderful gift), or to buy food, or pay rent, or whatever they need, but ...

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  8. More informationRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 11 | Gulfshore Life

    Jay Goldberg Events and Entertainment presents an evening with Wynonna and The Big Noise live in concert at Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee on Saturday, Oct. 13 at 8 p.m., with doors opening at 7 p.m. Advance tickets are on sale now for $75 and are available at the casino, on jaytv.com or by calling 800-218-0007. Attendees must be 21 years of age.

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  9. Climate change is here: intense floods in Florida, Toronto, Kerala showRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | South China Morning Post

    ... trolleys and lining them up for travellers. On a normal day, a man named Wilson Perez would be picking tomatoes in Immokalee, Florida, in the United States, rather than seeking sanctuary in a high school; and in Toronto, Canada, Klever Freire and ...

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  10. Person mutilates bull, leaves carcass in Collier pastureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 5 | NBC2 News

    The Collier County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help finding the person who slaughtered a bull and left behind its mutilated carcass in Immokalee. Deputies found the dead bull inside a holding pen around 9:55 a.m. Friday morning at a pasture owned by Star S Farms & Produce in the Northwest corner of State Road 29 and State Road 82. Cpl.

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  11. Free health screenings being offered Saturday in ImmokaleeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 4 | NBC2 News

    The event is taking place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Health Department in Immokalee, located at 419 North First Street. "There's a lot of people here that need help," said Navarro.

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  12. America's most unequal metropolitan areas revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | Daily Mail

    However, when analyzed at the metropolitan level, some of America's most rural regions are home to stark inequality, with Jackson, Wyoming topping the list as the most unequal place in the nation, experts found Florida is home to five of the top ten most unequal metropolitan areas in the U.S., with the richest people in Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, Florida, making 90.1 times what the other 99 percent earns, collectively At the other end of the spectrum, Junction City, Kansas was the most economically equal metropolitan area in the nation, with the top 1 percent making just 5.4 times what the rest of the population collectively earns Income inequality in America isn't just in the elite corners of Manhattan and the rolling beaches of Malibu - it can also be found in remote parts of Idaho and rural pockets of Colorado and Nevada.

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  13. A voter's guide to Florida's 12 amendments on the 2018 ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | Florida Today

    ... ceremonially participatds in the "first pull" on one of the Vegas Style slot machines at the Seminole Casino in Immokalee, Fla., on June 12, 2008. Currently, the Seminole tribal compact, agreed to in 2015 with the state, gives casinos exclusive ...

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  14. Two men at-large after running from stolen semi-truck during traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 30 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    ... from deputies after getting pulled over, prompting law enforcement to set up a perimeter in the area. Residents in Immokalee may have been woken up by a helicopter searching overhead. A K9 squad also aided in the search.

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  15. Understanding the Times: 3 Times Journalists on How They Cover...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 29 | The New York Times

    ... essence of a place for two competing audiences. Our stories have to make sense to readers who have never heard of Immokalee, Fla., or Kit Carson, Colo. And they have to ring true for people who have lived there forever. Most national reporters for ...

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  16. $3M grant would help Immokalee students train for manufacturing workRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 28 | NBC2 News

    ... Chamber of Commerce applied for a $3 million grant that would go toward educating students as well as adults at Immokalee Technical College. "To be able to provide more opportunities in a high growth field, to get high wage, be able to have the ...

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  17. There are 28 travel-related cases of Zika virus in Collier CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 26 | NBC2 News

    ... turbine," said Linn. Some of the highest concentrations of the mosquitoes that can carry Zika are in areas like Immokalee, Golden Gates City, and North Naples. "It is very real, but I am not going to hide inside and run away from it either," said ...

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  18. Collier residents voice opinions on Vanderbilt Beach extension projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 25 | NBC2 News

    ... more lanes and extending the road by six miles up to 16th Street "because of traffic needs and congestion on Immokalee." Engineers expressed at Tuesday's meeting that they wanted to add a frontage road connecting 15th, 17th and 19th Street to the ...

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  19. Immokalee band members sit on hot bus for 2 hours during stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 24 | NBC2 News

    Frank Rincon has watched his son perform on the Immokalee band many times over the past year but has never heard anything like this. "[There's] no air conditioning on the bus," said Rincon.

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  20. Thursday, Sept. 20, prep reportRead the original story

    Sep 20, 2018 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    ... 25-6, 25-17. The Green Wave improved to 15-4. Cape Coral is home against Island Coast on Tuesday. Mariner 3, Immokalee 0: The Tritons improved to 6-6, 2-2 in District 6A-12, with a 25-9, 25-23, 25-21 home win against Immokalee (4-8, 0-3). Mariner ...

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