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File photo of water-deprived crops in Texas. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Texas Rice Farmers May Go Third Year Without Water

A Texas water supplier has scheduled a Tuesday vote on whether to withhold irrigation water from downstream rice farmers for a third consecutive year.

11/19/2013

File photo of heavy rain.(credit: Getty Images)

Texas Mayor Ask Residents To Pray For Rain During Drought

The severe drought gripping Texas has one mayor asking his city’s residents to pray for help.

04/08/2013

File photo of firefighting helicopters dumping water and flame retardant. (Photo by Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Wildfires Threaten Remote West Texas Resort

Wildfire specialists have been summoned to reinforce the fire line guarding a remote, rugged West Texas resort development from an approaching wildfire, officials said Tuesday night.

05/01/2012

A corn crop dries up in a field July 28, 2011 near Perryton, Texas. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Water Dispute Leads To War Of Words Between U.S., Mexico

Melted snow providing water for irrigation had barely begun burbling down a bone-dry Rio Grande toward a thin 4-mile-wide strip of farmland straddling the U.S.-Mexico border when a war of words erupted.

04/16/2012

File photo of a donkey on a Texas farm. (credit: MIRA OBERMAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Farmers Abandoning Hundreds Of Donkeys Due To Severe Drought

With pastures withered from a lingering drought, farmers in Texas and northwest Louisiana have abandoned donkeys by the hundreds, turning them into wandering refugees that have severely tested animal rescue groups.

03/29/2012

A corn crop failed to mature in a field July 28, 2011 near Perryton, Texas. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Historic Drought Costs Texas Over $7 Billion

Texas agriculture officials say the historic drought has caused record-breaking crop and livestock losses estimated at $7.62 billion for 2011.

03/21/2012

Cattle rest at a watering hole in a pasture near Canadian, Texas. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Official: Texas Is ‘Still In A Serious, Serious Drought’

Ongoing drought conditions have affected almost every aspect of Texan life over the course of the past few months. But now, with rains hitting the region, hope of resolution springs eternal.

03/13/2012

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Outdoors Show: Dec 08, Thursday

Listen as Captain Mickey hears reports from expert fishing guides & answers your outdoor questions.

SportsRadio 610–12/08/2011

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Outdoors Show: Friday, Nov 4

Its getting cold outside and everyone’s sleeping in today, but that won’t stop Captain Mickey from giving you fishing tips!  The Captain talks with his friends about a variety of topics including the ongoing drought, deer […]

11/04/2011

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Outdoors Show: Sat Sept 17

And don’t forget the Game Warden number if you see people breaking the law: 1-800-792-GAME. Hour 1 Mobile device users may click here to listen to the audio. Hour 2 Mobile device users may click […]

09/17/2011

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