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  • Firefighters extinguish industrial fire at Perdue Farms facility

    05/01/2022 7:32:30 PM PDT · by bitt · 41 replies
    foxnews ^ | 5/1/2022 | Anders Hagstrom
    No one was injured, and the farm has returned to normal operations First responders extinguished an industrial fire that threatened a Perdue Farms facility late Saturday. Authorities say a soybean processing tank in Chesapeake, Virginia caught fire just before 9 p.m. Saturday, and it burned for roughly an hour. No one was injured in the incident, and Perdue Farms facility managers said the damage will have little impact on operations, according to WTKR.
  • Immigrants Walk Off Jobs in Boycott (My advice. Keep walking South. The border is that way.)

    05/01/2006 1:31:26 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 66 replies · 1,420+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 5/1/06 | Gillian Flaccus - ap
    LOS ANGELES - Hundreds of thousands of mostly Hispanic immigrants skipped work and took to the streets Monday, flexing their newfound political muscle in a nationwide boycott that succeeded in slowing or shutting many farms, factories, markets and restaurants. From Los Angeles to Chicago, New Orleans to Houston, the "Day Without Immigrants" attracted widespread participation despite divisions among activists over whether a boycott would send the right message to Washington lawmakers considering sweeping immigration reform. "I want my children to know their mother is not a criminal," said Benita Olmedo, a nanny who came here illegally in 1986 from Mexico...
  • May 1 closures: who to boycott? Rallies (Live thread)

    04/30/2006 9:38:02 PM PDT · by Heartofsong83 · 1,385 replies · 35,974+ views
    05/01/06
    This should be a list of who is planning to close their business on Monday, May 1 in response of the Great American Boycott. We should compile it and boycott them ourselves if possible! Remember to go shopping or work overtime on May 1!