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Dry Land: Drought in the US

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Bich Nguyen catches a smallmouth bass at Gavins Point Dam on the Missouri River near Yankton, S.D., June 13, 2012. North Dakota, South Dakota, and Montana, which in the past have brought lawsuits to reduce water being released from dams to boost recreation, are once again battling downstream states facing a severe drought and low water levels that threaten commercial traffic along a 180-mile stretch of the Mississippi River between St. Louis and Cairo, Ill.

PHOTO: Jay Pickthorn/Argus Leader/AP

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