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California looks to Australia for tips on surviving drought

California looks to Australia for tips on surviving drought

SYDNEY — California has turned to the world's driest inhabited continent for solutions to its longest and sharpest drought on record.

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California looks to Australia for tips on surviving drought

California looks to Australia for tips on surviving drought

SYDNEY — California has turned to the world's driest inhabited continent for solutions to its longest and sharpest drought on record.

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California looks to Australia for tips on surviving drought

California looks to Australia for tips on surviving drought

FILE - In this July 13, 2002, file photo, sheep wander parched land near a dry reservoir on a Condobolin property, 460 kilometers (285 miles) northwest of Sydney. On the world's driest inhabited continent, drought is a part of life, with the struggle to survive in a land short on water a con…

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Service dogs that sniff out seizures give kids better lives

Service dogs that sniff out seizures give kids better lives

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Alyssa Howes was 4, she lost her sight and started having seizures — up to 20 a day.

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Service dogs that sniff out seizures give kids better lives

Service dogs that sniff out seizures give kids better lives

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Alyssa Howes was 4, she lost her sight and started having seizures — up to 20 a day.

May 20, 2015 6:00 pm Photos

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Service dogs that sniff out seizures give kids better lives

Service dogs that sniff out seizures give kids better lives

In this Wednesday, May 13, 2015 photo, 11-year-old Alyssa Howes and her service dog, Flint, pose for a photo at her home in Lakewood, Calif. Alyssa was diagnosed with leukemia at 3, went blind at 4 and started having seizures. Three years ago, 4 Paws for Ability trained Flint for Alyssa, who…

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Service dogs that sniff out seizures give kids better lives

Service dogs that sniff out seizures give kids better lives

In this Wednesday, May 13, 2015 photo, Alyssa Howes, 11, center, and her service dog, Flint, pose for a photo with her family at their Lakewood, Calif. Home. Alyssa, whose leukemia is in remission, is blind and suffers from seizures. From left to right: parents Juliette and Scott Palomaki; s…

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Rare spring storm dumps snow on Flagstaff area

Rare spring storm dumps snow on Flagstaff area

Snow falls on a basketball court and playground in Bellemont, Ariz. on Friday, May 15, 2015. Several inches of snow had fallen in the area.(AP Photo/Felicia Fonseca)

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Rare spring storm dumps snow on Flagstaff area

Rare spring storm dumps snow on Flagstaff area

Animal tracks are seen in the snow in Bellemont, Arizona, on Friday, May 15, 2015. Several inches of snow had fallen in the area. (AP Photo/Felicia Fonseca)

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Rare spring storm dumps snow on Flagstaff area

Rare spring storm dumps snow on Flagstaff area

Snow clings on to a pine tree in Bellemont, Ariz. on Friday, May 15, 2015. Several inches of snow had fallen in the area. (AP Photo/Felicia Fonseca)

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Rare spring storm dumps snow on Flagstaff area

Rare spring storm dumps snow on Flagstaff area

BELLEMONT — A rare springtime snowstorm hit a small town just west of Flagstaff, dumping more than 7 inches of snow.

May 15, 2015 12:30 pm Photos

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Rare spring storm dumps snow on Flagstaff area

Rare spring storm dumps snow on Flagstaff area

This NOAA satellite image taken Friday, May 15, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. EDT shows an area of low pressure moving into southern California with much needed rain streaming inland to Arizona and southern Nevada. Further east, another low pressure system sets up in the northern Rockies, with widespre…

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Everything must go! Doomed Vegas casino has liquidation sale

Whether it's a brass letter "R," a baby grand piano or a hotel ice machine you desire, it's all there inside the Riviera — for a price.

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Everything must go! Doomed Vegas casino has liquidation sale

Everything must go! Doomed Vegas casino has liquidation sale

A room full of televisions are on display during a liquidation sale at the closed Riviera hotel and casino Wednesday, May 13, 2015, in Las Vegas. The sale will be open to the general public on Thursday. (AP Photo/John Locher)

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Everything must go! Doomed Vegas casino has liquidation sale

Everything must go! Doomed Vegas casino has liquidation sale

Alma Smith holds lamps she intends to buy during a liquidation sale at the closed Riviera hotel and casino Wednesday, May 13, 2015, in Las Vegas. The sale will be open to the general public on Thursday. (AP Photo/John Locher)

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Everything must go! Doomed Vegas casino has liquidation sale

Everything must go! Doomed Vegas casino has liquidation sale

A man looks at his phone among rows of chairs during a liquidation sale at the closed Riviera hotel and casino Wednesday, May 13, 2015, in Las Vegas. The sale will be open to the general public on Thursday. (AP Photo/John Locher)

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Everything must go! Doomed Vegas casino has liquidation sale

Everything must go! Doomed Vegas casino has liquidation sale

A man looks through a penthouse room during a liquidation sale at the closed Riviera hotel and casino Thursday, May 14, 2015, in Las Vegas. The Riviera Hotel and Casino closed May 4, but everything inside the 2,075-room hotel-casino must go. National Content Liquidators has started selling i…

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Everything must go! Doomed Vegas casino has liquidation sale

Everything must go! Doomed Vegas casino has liquidation sale

Vacuum cleaners sit on display during a liquidation sale at the closed Riviera hotel and casino Wednesday, May 13, 2015, in Las Vegas. The sale will be open to the general public on Thursday. (AP Photo/John Locher)

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Everything must go! Doomed Vegas casino has liquidation sale

Everything must go! Doomed Vegas casino has liquidation sale

Stephen Anongthep plays a piano during a liquidation sale at the closed Riviera hotel and casino Wednesday, May 13, 2015, in Las Vegas. The sale will be open to the general public on Thursday. (AP Photo/John Locher)

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Everything must go! Doomed Vegas casino has liquidation sale

Everything must go! Doomed Vegas casino has liquidation sale

A woman who declined to give her name, sits at a table in the casino during a liquidation sale at the closed Riviera Hotel and Casino Thursday, May 14, 2015, in Las Vegas. The Riviera Hotel and Casino closed May 4, but everything inside the 2,075-room hotel-casino must go. National Content L…

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