U.S. drought levels off after 2 weeks of worsening
Published 12/07/2012, The Jamestown Sun
The nation’s worst drought in decades leveled off last week after a two-week spell in which overall conditions slightly worsened, but a persistent lack of rain in the Midwest and Plains has barge operators fearing Mississippi River traffic could soon slow to a crawl or even stop altogether.Word count: 533
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