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Drought will impact prices at the grocery store

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A new report released today shows that 55% of the continental United States is in a moderate to extreme drought, the largest percentage since 1956. With the Midwest at the center of the drought, there may be widespread destruction of the crops many Americans rely on the most. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Kristen Botica reports on the effects the drought may have on the economy.

[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/WRAPDroughtProblems.mp3]

 

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