NBC Evening News for Friday, Jul 25, 1980
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(Studio) Kansas governor reported asking federal government to declare major portion of that state a disaster area due to drought.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley
(O'Neill, Nebraska) Prolonged heat wave's effect on Midwest farming examined; films shown. Impact on Ogallala Aquifer noted. [Natural resources commission spokesperson Dayle WILLIAMSON - comments.] [Farmer Dan STRAKA - comments on need for water.] Possibility of Midwest's high plains reverting to desert if aquifer runs dry cited.
REPORTER: Fred Briggs
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