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There are about 400,000 greater sage grouse left on the landscape, spread across 11 Western states, from California to North Dakota. That's a fraction of what their numbers were just a century ago. Tom Koerner/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service hide caption

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Fight To Save The Sage Grouse Finds Friends In All Corners Of The West

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Strawberry pickers in Watsonville, Calif. Many farmworkers in the state are out of work because of the severe drought. Those who do have a job are often working harder for less money. Lesley McClurg/For NPR hide caption

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The Salt

Farmworkers See Jobs, Earnings Shrivel In California DroughtKXJZ

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Almonds hang from a branch at an orchard in Firebaugh, Calif. Despite the strain of prolonged drought, in 2014, California farms sold $54 billion worth of crops like almonds or grapes, and animal products like milk. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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The Salt

Despite The Drought, California Farms See Record Sales In 2014

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A trader fills orders Monday in the Standard & Poor's 500 stock index options pit at the Chicago Board Options Exchange. Watching market numbers plummet can make investors queasy, but analysts say keeping a level head through volatility is the best course. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Keep Calm And Carry The 1: Investors Often Miscalculate Amid Volatility

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Before dawn on Sunday, the line to get into Maranatha Baptist Church was already long. The crowds were hoping to catch former President Jimmy Carter teaching his customary Sunday school class. Carter recently announced he has been diagnosed with cancer. Grant Blankenship/GPB hide caption

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'A Mighty Fine Teacher': Hundreds Gather For Carter's Sunday SchoolGPB

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A view of Pearlington, Miss., 10 years after Hurricane Katrina. The East Pearl River and St. Tammany Parish in Louisiana are to the left. David Grunfeld/The Times-Picayune/Landov hide caption

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Hurricane Katrina: 10 Years Of Recovery And Reflection

In Town Hard-Hit By Katrina, Buyouts Offer Opportunity — For Lucky Few

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