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1 hr ago | San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Southern California Water Committee and Clear Channel Outdoor have partnered to bring Southern California Twenty-five electronic billboards that will highlight water-saving tips.
5 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno
A home for developmentally disabled adults hit hard by California's drought will remain open thanks to a $500,000 donation designed to keep its water flowing.
9 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee
A landmark basketball court, newly refurbished, showing signs of buckling. Soaked and stained carpets.
11 hrs ago | WLWT-TV Cincinnati
"It's just going crazy; people are starting to panic," said Arthur, the owner of Arthur & Orum Well Drilling Inc. "You go to the city, and some people don't know there's a drought," he told CNN.
A small plane crashed in a San Diego shopping center parking lot Wednesday, killing an 80-year-old woman who was the lone passenger and injuring the pilot, authorities said.
A federal agency said Wednesday it will release extra water into Northern California's Klamath and Trinity rivers once salmon start dying from drought-related disease, but not before.
A Midwest drought in 2011 and 2012 hurt cattle levels, said Cargill spokesman Mike Martin.
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Chances of a western north America megadrought of an intensity not seen since before the arrival of European explorers just went up.
Oceanic patterns are important drivers of climatic variability. There is a clear link between periods of drought in the North Ethiopian Highlands and oceanic phases of El Nino, the Indian Ocean Dipole and the Southwestern Monsoons.
Including the roughly half an inch that fell Tuesday morning, Lubbock has received 11.34 inches of rainfall to date.
If you want to be unnerved, just pay a visit to the U.S. Drought Monitor and check out its map of the American West with almost all of California stained the deep, distressing shades of red that indicate either "extreme" or "exceptional" drought.
Kembla trainer Bede Murray will look to end a near four-month drought in town on Wednesday when he saddles up a trio of runners at Warwick Farm.
Drought condtions across Texas are continuing to improve with recent rains, according to the Texas Water Development Board.
So General Mills has unveiled a corporate policy that includes insisting that its suppliers take steps to cut greenhouse gas emissions as well as water usage.
The price it paid for brisket jumped a net 54 percent in just six months. It had cut its staff from 13 to seven.
Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 05:53 pm
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