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    :: Wednesday, February 21, 2007 ::

    Injuries spawn unionizing drive among meatpacking giant's immigrant workers - By ROXANA HEGEMAN/AP, Remote Access, NY
    HOLCOMB, Kan. - Each day 150 semitrailers loaded with cattle arrive at Tyson Food Inc.'s Holcomb plant for slaughter. Each day workers here butcher 5,700 head of cattle.

    And each day at least one meatpacker at the plant gets hurt on the job.
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