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In drought-parched California, there's a topic many private landowners remain steadfast about: Water well metering.
Third-generation farmer Tom Rogers manages a 175-acre family farm in Madera, California, growing about 2,500 pounds of almonds per acre and defending the agricultural use of water. Says Rogers, "No water, No food."
Overall state spending for higher education was up just 1 percent in 2013 and an estimated 3.7 percent in 2014.
Verizon Wireless will pay $90 million and Sprint $68 million to settle charges that they allowed phony charges on their customers' monthly bills.
The bird flu outbreak has spread into Nebraska, and officials say they plan to kill 1.7 million chickens on a farm where the disease has been found.