June 7, 2011 Boren was clearly at risk of having another close race like 2010's. That would have required him to raise another large campaign war chest. Raising nearly $2 million means a lot of phone calls, lunches, dinners and cocktail parties for a lawmaker. Boren apparently had enough.
A dry river bed at Big Bend National Park along the banks of the Rio Grande in Texas, where it has not rained since September 2010.
April 6, 2011 So far the drought hasn't been costly in terms of fires, but experts expect farmers to be hit very hard.
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