Cotton, Timber Growers Struggle in Wake of Storm

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Hurricane Ivan took a heavy toll on South Alabama's cotton growers and timber industry. Farmers were expecting a bumper cotton crop before the storm came through. Now they're trying to salvage what they can from damaged fields. Melanie Peeples reports.



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