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U.S. Drought Monitor
U.S. Drought Monitor

Drought Improving in NE Texas, but Growing Everywhere Else

Drought conditions continue to worsen across Texas as a whole, but recent rain here in Northeast Texas has either mildly improved or stanched worsening the nagging dry conditions.

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The NCAA has confirmed the University of Louisville must give up its 2013 national championship in men's basketball, denying the school's appeal of a decision last year that penalized the Cardinals' program for "arranging striptease dances and sex acts for prospects, student-athletes and others."

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