CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 16, 2012
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(Lake Tenkiller, Oklahoma: Jim Axelrod) The impact of the drought in America’s heartland featured; the increase in areas in exceptional drought in Nebraska and Kansas cited; maps shown; details given about the impact on electricity due to lower river levels at dams. [Farmer Steve SWENKA- comments on feeding his corn to his cattle.] [Climate Prediction Center David MISKUS- says we may not see relief until later this year or next Spring.] [Army Corps of Engineers Col. Michael J. TEAGUE- outlines the competition for the water supply.]
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