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  1. Novato High brass take Ice Bucket Challenge during school rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | Marin Independent Journal

    ... media. "I have a friend I grew up with who has ALS," he said. "So it was a no-brainer for me." In recognition of the drought that is grasping Northern California, a rally emcee announced the water would be reused, in the school garden. "Anything to ...

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  2. Resilient Fresno County lakeside communities face drought with creativityRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | The Fresno Bee

    ... visiting this dwindled body of water has become their first up-close-and-personal glimpse at the state's historic drought, Clement said. For the past three years, and especially this summer, he is often asked this question: "Why is the lake so low? ...

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  3. California Senate approves bill requiring oil industry to detail water useRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Reuters

    The California state Senate on Thursday unanimously approved a bill requiring oil companies to report how much water they use in their drilling operations and the water's source, a move that comes amid a severe statewide drought.

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  4. Photos: Before and after images show impact of California droughtRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | USA Today

    Photos: Before and after images show impact of California drought The severe drought continues for a third straight year in California.

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  5. Almond growers bought and drilled for water to bring in a strong cropRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... week the average groundwater is at 72 feet. Normally winter rains take over where the farmers left off. Yet, the drought last year saw growers irrigating almost year-round, Price said. Normally water is plentiful in winter. However, if its another ...

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  6. As Americans pig out, bacon sees sizzling price hikesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Dallas Morning News

    ... of any meat, according to government price trackers. Contributing to soaring bacon prices is California's three-year drought, which made feed for pigs more expensive. In addition, an unprecedented virus has killed about 7 million piglets since 2013, ...

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  7. Sunflowers in bloom in abundance around KansasRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Wichita Eagle

    ... any of state's 105 counties, you will see the smaller, wild, uninhibited sunflowers standing in defiance of winds, drought, rains and almost anything else Kansas weather can throw at them. When the sunflower was declared the state flower in 1903, ...

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  8. Experts urge Haiti to act on climate change threatRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The New Zealand Herald

    ... rainfall could lead to a decrease in coffee and mango production if farmers don't diversify their crops and embrace drought-tolerant varieties, among other things. "If certain measures aren't put into place to help farmers make changes to the way ...

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  9. California Land Mass Rising as Water Dries UpRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Breitbart.com

    ... to the journal Science and the Washington Post , the mountains have risen as high as half an inch. As California's drought continues to hit the Golden State, it's reservoirs have also been affected. The drought has left one of California's largest ...

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  10. Breitler: Ice-bucket 'waste' won't fill reservoirsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | RecordNET

    ... depending on the size of the bucket used. First of all, not all of those bucket challenges are taking place in drought-stricken California. Assuming an even distribution across the country - and ignoring any international participation, for the ...

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  11. Fremont: Water district names new general managerRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    As it grapples with supplying water amid the state's worst drought in decades, the water district soon will ask a new leader to help deal with the challenge.

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  12. Water Conference In Vegas Draws Business LeadersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CBS Local

    A two-day conference in Las Vegas is focusing on the business of water and the need for sustainable supplies amid increasing demand in the drought-stricken Colorado River basin.

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  13. Ruidoso's summer rains fall shortRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Ruidoso News

    ... in June, 6.32 inches in July and 2.27 inches in August for a total of 9.05 inches. Considering the multiple-year drought that settled in over much of New Mexico, those figures aren't too bad and neither is the forecast for the early winter, she ...

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  14. Water is uniting the cityRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Claremont Courier

    ... water systems. Since we are good citizens, we are altering our lifestyles and landscapes in response to the current drought, but GSW has not tightened its belt. GSW profits are guaranteed to be about 9 percent regardless of how much water it sells, ...

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  15. Farmers face a challenge with weeks long droughtRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | WALA

    If you take a walk through a good part of the peanut crop at Kaiser Farms, you'll find that many of them aren't as lush as they should be.

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  16. Earthquakes pose a hazard to much of California's fresh waterRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... have caused a severe shortage of fresh water felt up and down California, exacerbating the effects of our historic drought. The 6.0 earthquake that rattled Napa on Sunday morning should remind Los Angeles city officials and residents to take stock ...

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  17. Still deep in drought, southwestern Oklahoma hopes for rainRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    Muller, a farmer in southwestern Oklahoma, already has lost much of this year's crop to drought.

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  18. Campers Urged to Use Caution During Labor Day WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

    ... and that's not unusual. Fire season tends to peak around this time of the year, especially after three years of drought. Mary Fernandez is a Reno resident that is camping at the Logger Campground at Stampede Reservoir. She knows how careless ...

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  19. Water Conservation Relaxed for 1.6M in North TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | NBC Dallas

    ... will help move the water in the system to maintain the optimal levels." The switch is not because the North Texas drought is over. Lavon Lake, the NTMWD primary water source, is still 11 feet low, but it has held steady during the summer. So the ...

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  20. Study: Climate change to affect tourism industryRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | KPUA-AM Hilo

    ... regions from Texas to Florida. The study says Hawaii will be a hotter place, with fewer cooling trade winds and more drought, fewer waterfalls and forest streams. Sea level rise will mean fewer beaches and more flooding as the coast erodes. The ...

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