The nation in brief

Posted: May 5, 2013 at 4:20 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “You always know that there’s going to be a year when you have a failed crop or some sort of disaster. Normally you can manage one year, but when you go to two or three years, you’re left questioning your choice of occupation.” Kent Walker, a wheat farmer in Frederick, Okla., as fears of a third-straight year of drought ripple through the Plains Article, this page

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