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52 min ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal
Including the roughly half an inch that fell Tuesday morning, Lubbock has received 11.34 inches of rainfall to date.
4 hrs ago | Fire Dog Lake
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.
9 hrs ago | Illawarra Mercury
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.
13 hrs ago | Business Journal
Drought condtions across Texas are continuing to improve with recent rains, according to the Texas Water Development Board.
17 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh
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.
19 hrs ago | Sunherald.com
The price it paid for brisket jumped a net 54 percent in just six months. It had cut its staff from 13 to seven.
Over the month of July, Ventura County water is hosting a dirty car contest to send a messy message about water usage across the state.
We know a fair amount about the drought that has now afflicted California for about three years: It has been the driest period since record-keeping began in the 19th Century.
The event usually sees Old Sacramento's streets covered under 200 tons of decomposed granite, and traffic is closed to all cars over Labor Day Weekend.
Outside the northern Guatemalan town of Olopa, near the Honduran border, farmer Edwin Fernando Diaz Viera stands in the middle of his tiny coffee field.
Sprinkler irrigation is limited to one day per week - the same day as trash pickup.
Letters from some of my college buddies spilled from a box in the garage. The find was like those archaeologists who uncover cave paintings.
Seven Western states that rely on the Colorado River basin for valuable water are drawing more heavily from groundwater supplies than previously believed, a new study finds, the latest indication that an historic drought is threatening the region's future access to water.
Drought conditions continue worse than usual in Puerto Rico due to the drastic lack of rainfall over most of the island, except for the eastern and northwestern regions.
The United Nations has reported alarming rates of malnutrition in the Somali capital where aid agencies cannot meet the needs of 350,000 people due to insufficient funds, drought and conflict.
As the California drought continues to take its toll, forcing residents to cut back on water use, officials here warn the same could happen in Wichita, if improvements aren't made to the water system.
Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 11:51 pm
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