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Published August 16, 2012, 03:34 PM

US forecast: Drought leveling off in Midwest

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The worst drought in the U.S. in decades may be leveling off or even be easing ever so slightly in some lucky locales, federal weather forecasters announced Thursday in a report of little comfort for farmers and ranchers who already have begun tallying this year's losses.

By: JIM SUHR,AP Business Writer, Associated Press

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