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Obama Pledges Help for Drought-Stricken California

President Barack Obama toured parts of California's drought zone on Friday and pledged to speed help to the No. 1 farm state. California is coming off its driest year on record and a recent winter storm did little to dull the impact of the drought in the state that produces half the country's fruits and vegetables. A recent drought monitor said 91.6 percent of the state is experiencing severe to exceptional drought.

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