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2 hrs ago | WKBT

Climate change could mean more ticks, mosquitoes

Along with weather extremes including floods and drought, experts say a warmer Iowa climate also could boost the population of ticks, mosquitoes and fire ants and make poison ivy more potent.

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6 hrs ago | KOAT-TV

Drought watch: Challenges for cattle growers

BECAUSE CATTLE GROWER'S ARE BEING IMPACTED BY THE DROUGHT. EVEN THOUGH MONSOON RAIN HAS BEEN ABUNDANT, AND IT'S GREENER THAN IT'S BEEN IN YEARS - CATTLE GROWER'S ARE STILL WORRIED.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Pasadena Star-News

Slip a n Slide planned for downtown Los Angeles during drought has critics, supporters

Almost 10,000 people have signed a petition to stop a Slide the City event that would shut down a three-block strip of downtown on Sept.

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Related Topix: Slide, Startups, Weather, Natural Disasters, California

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Drought raises pollution on Folsom Dam spillway project this year

The drought-related drop in Folsom Lake means more construction equipment can work on the Folsom Dam's spillway project.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Officials say Lake Tahoe imperiled by drought, wildfires, invasive species; seek more funding

Lake Tahoe, a crown jewel of the western landscape, is being challenged by drought, invasive species, the threat of catastrophic wildfire and climate change, officials said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative Mark Amodei, Dianne Feinstein, Representative Dean Heller, US Senate, Democrat, Representative John Garamendi, Senator Dean Heller, Travel

The Washington Post

Greener Pastures Signaling U.S. Beef Supply Rebound: Commodities

Signs of a rebound in U.S. beef supplies are taking shape with the changing color of the pastures on Glen Cope's 2,000-acre ranch in Aurora, Missouri.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Beef, Meat, Weather, Natural Disasters, University of Missouri, Agriculture, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Chicago, IL

New Scientist

Inside California's $7.5 billion drought-survival plan

The drought in California is a disaster unfolding in slow motion. The alarm was first sounded earlier this year as snowpack in the state's mountainous areas was far thinner than usual.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Flood, Oakland, CA

News Observer

Consumer prices edge up 0.1 percent in July

Consumer prices edged up a seasonally adjusted 0.1 percent last month, after larger gains of 0.3 percent in June and 0.4 percent in May, the Labor Department reported Tuesday.

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ABC News

Drought impedes flood recovery in Condamine catchment, southern Queensland

Ongoing dry conditions are impeding the rehabilitation of farming land across Queensland, badly damaged by widespread flooding in the state last year.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Agriculture, Science

Pasadena Star-News

DWPa s drought busters return to Los Angeles streets

A team of inspectors known as the drought busters is hitting the streets to find violators of Los Angeles' water conservation measure.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Reuters

As risk of drought rises, Australian farmers struggle to invest

When a scorching drought struck eastern Australia in 2006, cattle farmers Robyn and Paul Kendal had to slaughter nearly all their livestock and spend around a year of their normal turnover on feed to keep the remainder alive.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Agriculture, Science, Meteorology

Whittier Daily News

MWDa s drought-friendly lawn-removing rebate has homeowners,...

The number of Southern Californians willing to give up their lawn in exchange for water-saving rebates has nearly doubled so far this year compared to the past five years, thanks in part to the Metropolitan Water District doubling its rebate, the water agency announced today.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, California, California Government

The Fresno Bee

Earth Log: Anxiety, drought and barn owls

A farmer just called to say he thinks big rainfall will begin before Thanksgiving this year in California.

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Bellingham Herald

Garden checklist: Watch for wilt but don't overwater

Be kind to your vegetables. Watch for wilt. We're all trying to save water, but keep an eye on tomatoes during hot weather.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Life, Food, Vegetables, Weather, Natural Disasters

The Modesto Bee

Probe sought into possible water diversion

The Sacramento Bee reports the California Department of Water Resources and U.S. Bureau of Reclamation are calling on the state board that oversees water rights to investigate possible water diversion by farmers in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.

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Iol.co.za

Thousands marooned as floods hit India

Forest guards patrol the area on an elephant as they wade through floodwaters in the Morigaon district of Assam, India.

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Related Topix: World News, India, Weather, Natural Disasters, Boat Disaster, Flood

NewsTarget.com

How California's extreme drought will lead to a wave of earthquakes

With about 60 percent of the state now limping through the worst categorical level of drought on record, California faces an unprecedented water crisis that, besides triggering shortages, stands to greatly influence the availability of fresh produce nationwide.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Mercury-Register

Butte and Glenn County crop reports: Farm income increased

Almond trees grow near Highway 99 and Shippee Road on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, in Oroville, California.

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Related Topix: Glenn County, CA, Oroville, CA, Agriculture, Science, Butte County, CA, Weather, Natural Disasters, Tehama County, CA

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Cotton fights weeds to bloom on schedule

"The rain has definitely been a blessing. It's been good, timely rain," said Caitlin Jackson, agriculture agent for the Crosby County branch of Texas A&M AgriLife.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Crosby County, TX, Ralls, TX, West, TX, Weather, Natural Disasters, Lubbock County, TX

Advocate-News

Federal agency to reconsider Trinity-Klamath releases for salmon

Moss and blue-green algae on the Trinity River near Hoopa is one of the many signs of the ongoing drought.

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Related Topix: Klamath, CA, Hoopa, CA, Weather, Natural Disasters, Klamath-River, CA, Orcutt, CA

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