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June 19, 2014 at 5:52 PM

Memorial Saturday for farmworker advocate Tomás Villanueva

The Associated Press TOPPENISH, Yakima County — The family of Tomás Villanueva will hold a public memorial service Saturday in Toppenish for the late farmworker rights advocate. Villanueva died June 6 at age 72 in Seattle. A tireless advocate for the health, safety and wages of farmworkers, Villanueva led union campaigns, launched a food cooperative and…

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