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Florida Pays A Billion Dollars For Farmland

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By Trimmel Gomes

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Tallahassee, FL – Florida's water managers narrowly approved a deal to pay more than a billion dollars for a large swath of farmland to help restore the everglades. But officials risked losing the deal all together by making a counter offer. U.S. Sugar, the state's largest producer of cane sugar, had insisted that it's not willing to renegotiate. Trimmel Gomes reports.