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Fresno garbage collectors fight against privatization

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Norcal Waste worker Manuel Vera dumps a bin with compostable materials into a truck while collecting recyclable materials in a Sunset district neighborhood June 11, 2009 in San Francisco, California. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

A messy fight is brewing in Fresno over the city's decision to privatize residential garbage collection. This week, garbage workers are doing some heavy lifting to try and bring the issue to the ballot box. The California Report's Sasha Khokha has the story.

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