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  1. The week's odd news: Toddler gets stuck inside claw machine gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter

    ... 'It's easy to replace those 38 million gallons of water,' Shaff said. 'We're not in the arid Southwest. We're not in drought-stricken parts of Texas or Oklahoma.' The incident occurred shortly after 1 a.m., when Water Bureau security personnel ...

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  2. Mulroy's water expertise won't go down the drainRead the original story

    11 min ago | The Las Vegas Sun

    ... and she left it in strong hands with capable leadership. But with the state and the American West in a protracted drought, Mulroy's voice is still desperately needed, so it was good news this past week that she was ending her retirement. Mulroy ...

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  3. Maple Leafs fan starving since a 67Read the original story

    15 min ago | New York Post

    Sure, if you are a Jets fan, you will have a hard time feeling sorry for anyone else; your drought extends to 1969.

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  4. Eye on the environment: Reusing laundry water, capturing rain can help with droughtRead the original story

    48 min ago | Ventura County Star

    We can use the water coming from our clothes washers, which is usually just sent down the drain, to irrigate our flower beds and shrubs.

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  5. Sheep graze 10 years after Waterfall fireRead the original story

    59 min ago | Nevada Appeal

    ... the west side, will take about five weeks. It began Thursday. Bollinger said in some years, it has taken six weeks. Drought means fire risk is very high, she said, but a fine line in decision making on the time line meant five this year because "we ...

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  6. Sound off for April 20, 2014Read the original story

    1 hr ago | The Daily Republic

    ... readers liked the idea of Solano County selling some of its water from Lake Berryessa to Napa County. If we are in a drought, like all of the so-called experts say we are, why would we sell any of our water? I know the powers that be would shaft the ...

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  7. Case of Missing Girls Finally Solved After 40 YearsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | ABC News

    ... but were not able to connect them to the girls. In the fall of 2013, as the creek in Clay County dried up due to drought, a bystander noticed a tire sticking out of the water and notified police, who located the car the girls had been driving. The ...

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  8. Views on Food: Outsmarting the droughtRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... I've never seen anything like it." at the base of a grape vine retains water for months – even through a drought. The Oregon House vineyard has been watered just twice in four years. in the region since 2008. By using his methods on a ...

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  9. Comptroller Issues New Water ReportRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Texomaland

    ... Going Deeper for the Solution." This report builds on a 2012 report examining the economic impact of the Texas drought, and contains recommendations for filling state water needs. It details water scarcity issues that threaten the economic health of ...

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  10. TheTexasEconomy.orgRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Texomaland

    ... including: fast-growing Texas industries and jobs, education and training, the effect of natural resources and the drought on the state economy, health care, and other issues that impact Texas businesses and taxpayers. The purpose of the site is to ...

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  11. Yard & Garden: Mulberry tree may survive, even if damagedRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ... this is an older tree, the borers may have come before the bark damage. This would indicate other stresses such as drought or winter injury had initiated the problem. Once again, wood borers would be secondary problems. Since the borers have matured ...

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  12. Purdy: San Jose Sharks rookies make impact in playoffsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    ... ril 30 at San Jose, time/TV TBD * -- IF NECESSARY; ** -- ALSO ON NBCSN INSIDE As more Californians than ever explore drought-tolerant landscape alternatives, two upcoming garden tours shine a spotlight on low-water native plants. On April 26

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  13. Cal's Sonny Dykes gets advice from veteran coaches after 1-11 first seasonRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

    ... . Follow Jeff Faraudo on Twitter at twitter.com/JeffFaraudo . As more Californians than ever explore drought-tolerant landscape alternatives, two upcoming garden tours shine a spotlight on low-water native plants. On April 26 and 27, some 60 gardens ...

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  14. Boxer, Feinstein push for drought reliefRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Orange County Register

    ... water south from the Bay Delta. But those differences might make the pair particularly suited to get a California drought relief bill approved by the Senate and the House of Representatives and signed by President Barack Obama. Republicans advocate ...

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  15. Loch Ness Monster satellite photo: Image finally captures proof of the beast?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... maintains a register of sightings of the Loch Ness Monster. He noted that it was the first sighting in 18 months, a drought that hasn't occurred since the monster was first sighted in 1925. "It looks like a boat wake, but the boat is missing," he ...

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  16. Drought Conditions Vary In The Plains RegionRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | KUQL-FM Mitchell

    There are varying degrees of drought conditions in the Plains region, but a National Weather Service hydrologist says predicted above-normal rain this spring might ease some of the problem.

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  17. Local sports digest: Stanford women's tennis team suffers rare home lossRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    ... homer. Nick Noonan hit a two-run homer in the second inning for the Giants. As more Californians than ever explore drought-tolerant landscape alternatives, two upcoming garden tours shine a spotlight on low-water native plants. On April 26 and 27, ...

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  18. Replace fluffy Earth Day with carbon-saving auditRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Pasadena Star-News

    ... studied and predicted. That the Earth's temperature is increasing. There are more wildfires, longer periods of drought, more intense storms, warmer temperatures in the West and colder temperatures in the Midwest and East. A study released Friday by ...

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  19. Drought-hit California vineyards turn to dowsers for helpRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    California is known for its wine, but with the Golden State in the grips of one of its worst droughts on record, vines are struggling to grow.

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  20. Minn. cities launch system to treat water undergroundRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | IN-FORUM

    ... out later when it's needed. It's a strategy used a lot in the western and southeastern parts of the country, where drought and water shortages are common. There are hundreds of these storage wells operating in the United States; the project in St. ...

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