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Mothers protest sick-leave bill

Blanca Sierra, Denise Diaz and Ingrid Gomez deliver 11,000 petitions in baby strollers and a red wagon to Gov. Rick Scott's office on Tuesday urging him to veto HB 655. Photo by Bill Cotterell.

Pushing two baby strollers and pulling a little red wagon, a group of Orando-area women delivered more than 11,000 petitions to Gov. Rick Scott's office Tuesday, urging him to veto legislation intended to prevent city and county governments from mandating sick leave and other work benefits for local employers.

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