Council to vote on big summer break

June 6, 2014 8:09 AM

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First a disease-spreading bug wreaked havoc on Florida citrus groves this year. Now growers are seeing a new weather threat that would mean "pure hell" for orange-juice supplies.

As many as six hurricanes are forecast to develop in the Atlantic from now until November, increasing the risk of losses to Florida's 2015 harvest, after citrus greening disease made this year's orange crop the smallest in 29 years.

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