Citrus in crisis: A state fights back against the bug that threatens its economy, identity

  • by: TAMARA LUSH , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 24, 2014 - 10:00 AM

LAKE WALES, Fla. — The tourists stream to Florida in their cars, intent on a week at Disney or a sugar-sand seashore or a nonstop party on South Beach. Road weary and thirsty, they pull over at one of the state's five official welcome centers. They walk inside, and then they look up.

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