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Obama Pledges Federal Aid for Drought Stricken California

U.S. President Barack Obama is offering millions of dollars in federal aid to help the state of California overcome the effects of severe drought. In a visit to Fresno, California, Friday, the president also said he would seek $1 billion from Congress to help communities across the country to manage the effects of climate change. Mr. Obama drew a connection between the drought in California and the broader impact that he said climate change is having on the country. He said a changing...

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