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Everglades Purchase Is Far From A Done Deal


Gov. Charlie Crist used a sweeping, sweltering Everglades backdrop and equally grandiose language Tuesday to emphasize the significance of a planned $1.75 billion acquisition of U.S. Sugar land to the future of the treasured River of Grass.

But the deal that thrilled environmentalists because it would give the state 187,000 acres of sugarcane land is far from done.