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  • Roxanne
    ... Subject: JT Direct: Workers Lured to Labor Camps with Crack Date: Fri, 29 Sep 2006 11:03:07 GMT From: Join Together Reply-To:
    Message 1 of 1 , Sep 30, 2006
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      Subject: JT Direct: Workers Lured to Labor Camps with Crack
      Date: Fri, 29 Sep 2006 11:03:07 GMT
      From: Join Together <updates@...>
      Reply-To: notice-reply-w6ku7nirl5bi8xd@...
      To: Roxanne Baker <bluelady16.1@...>


      *Daily Edition* September 29, 2006

      *TOP STORY*

      *Workers Lured to Labor Camps with Crack*
      A Florida couple has been charged with recruiting black men from
      homeless shelters in Southern cities to work at remote labor camps,
      where they were sold crack cocaine at inflated prices to keep them bound
      to their jobs.


      *Shame Becomes Potent Weapon in Fighting Drug Crime*
      Family and social pressure, not arrests, have been successful in
      fighting drug crime in one North Carolina community.

      *Notorious Cali Cartel Leaders Face U.S. Prison Time*
      A decade after they controlled most of the cocaine flowing into the U.S.
      from Colombia, brothers Gilberto and Miguel Rodriguez Orejuela pled
      guilty to federal drug charges in a Miami courtroom.

      *Asian Gangs Turn Calif. Suburban Homes into Pot Hothouses*
      Nice homes in quiet communities are being secretly converted into grow
      operations for marijuana by Asian drug gangs.

      *Ore. Cigarette Tax Hike Would Fund Health Programs*
      A proposed 84-cent-per-pack increase in Oregon's cigarette tax would be
      used to pay for healthcare for uninsured children in the state, said
      Gov. Ted Kulongoski.

      More headlines <http://members.jointogether.org/ct/6pAok1M1PXmg/>

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