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2 hrs ago | The Day

Homeowners group fines water-conscious woman

Drought-conscious California officials are rallying behind a San Francisco Bay Area woman who replaced her lawn with low-water native plants, then was hit with a fine from her homeowners association.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Drought, California, US Governors, Jerry Brown

6 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

Wash. flash floods, mudslides damage several homes

This image made from a video provided by KOMO News shows damage in north central Washington after rain created mudslides on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: Washington, Washington Government, Twisp, WA

8 hrs ago | KSFO-AM San Francisco

Heavy Rain Across the Midwest Brings Flash Flooding

Very heavy rain across parts of the Midwest early this morning sparked off flash flooding from northern Illinois to Indiana.

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Related Topix: Blackford County, IN, Hartford City, IN

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Monterey County Herald

Storms dump heavy rain across northern Caribbean

Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands braced for heavy rains and strong winds Friday as a cluster of storms swirled across the northern Caribbean.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood

96-5 KISS FM Cleveland, OH

Drought Lifts Western US - Literally

If you're in the western US, the ground you're standing on may be a little higher than it was a few years ago.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Drought, Albuquerque, NM

WTOC-TV Savannah

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Two men in California wanted to participate in the Ice Bucket Challenge to End ALS , but their state is running short on water.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Drought

WDTN-TV Dayton

Central Indiana under water after torrential rain

Some central and northern Indiana counties are seeing widespread flooding from storms that have dropped more than a half foot of rain in some places.

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Related Topix: Central, IN, Natural Disasters, Flood, Blackford County, IN

Daily Herald

Weather service confirms Wisconsin tornado

The National Weather Service says a tornado this week was the first to hit ground in north central and northeastern Wisconsin.

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KXLY-TV Spokane

Flash floods, mudslides hit Okanogan County

The Okanogan County Sheriff's Office is telling people to stay indoors as north-central Washington was hit hard by heavy rain, flash floods and mud slides, damaging some homes, blocking portions of three highways and stranding some motorists.

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Related Topix: Okanogan County, WA, Twisp, WA, Chelan, WA, Douglas County, WA

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Whittier Daily News

a Life After Lawnsa gives insight into drought-tolerant yards

The final pitfall listed by the authors of “Life After Lawns,” Molly Bogh and Bill Schnetz, is “thinking the garden is finished.” Truer words were never spoken.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Drought, Home Gardening, Home

WHAS11

GPS devices find huge water loss in western US

A new study finds that 63 trillion gallons of water have been lost to drought in the western United States, enough to blanket the region with 5 inches of water.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Drought, Science, Oceanography, UC San Diego

The Washington Post

Drought hits food supplies in Central America

Central America is having one of its worst droughts in decades, and experts are warning that major farm losses and the deaths of hundreds of cattle in the region could leave hundreds of thousands of families without food.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Drought, Agriculture, Science, World News

Lowell Sun

39 dead, dozens missing after Japan landslides

Japanese police said the death toll from rain-triggered landslides on the outskirts of Hiroshima city rose to 39 on Thursday with 51 people still missing, as search efforts continued in the devastated area.

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Related Topix: Orange, VA

Hindustan Times

Rescuers comb through devastation of Japan landslide

Japan Self-Defense Force soldiers and police officers search for survivors at a site where a landslide swept through a residential area at Asaminami ward in Hiroshima, western Japan.

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Related Topix: Japan, Asia, World News, Landslide

Click Orlando

Airline profits up in first half of 2014

The top U.S. airlines earned a net profit of $3.8 billion during the first half of this year -- up from $1.6 billion during the same period last year, according to an industry group.

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Daily Reporter

Bodies of 3 climbers retrieved from Mount Rainier

The location of the three bodies was revealed by the melting snow, but getting to them was another matter.

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Related Topix: Avalanche

Brandon Sun

California drought hurts honey production, leaves fewer crops and wildflowers for honeybees

California's record drought hasn't been sweet to honeybees, and it's creating a sticky situation for beekeepers and honey buyers.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Honey, Natural Disasters, Drought, Agriculture, Science, Apiculture, Los Banos, CA, Jerry Brown, US Governors

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Town Talk

Tropical trouble: Storm forming in the Atlantic?Tropical trouble:...

What's now just a messy swirl of showers and thunderstorms far out in the Atlantic Ocean may spin up into a tropical depression or storm later this week or over the weekend.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Tornado

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Beheading spurs new attacks on Islamic militants

The California Highway Patrol says one of its officers could face serious charges in the videotaped beating of a woman on the side of a freeway.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Natural Disasters, Drought, California

My FOX Chicago

Drought has state debating its unregulated pumping

Three years of drought have Californians debating an end to the state's status as one of the last in the West with a pump-as-you-please policy for the vital underground sources that provide up to 65 percent of the state's water.

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Related Topix: California, Natural Disasters, Drought, California Government, Agriculture, Science, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Agoura Hills, CA

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