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As if Brazil didn't have enough to deal with as the World Cup approaches, the worst drought in more than 80 years is hitting the country's largest city just as it prepares for the tens of thousands of foreigners expected at the tournament opener.
Signs are appearing on refrigerator doors at some local grocery stores warning of supply issues for organic milk.
Farmers say locally grown fruits and vegetables have been a bright spot in a dim year for agriculture on the Delmarva peninsula.
While the Potomac River's water supply remains robust, residents just outside of the metro area could see water restrictions.
Grocery shopping can bust the family budget. How you shop can make a difference.
Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski says she is among a group of senators asking the Environmental Protection Agency to relax renewable fuel standards to require less corn. Mikulski says that will help ease corn supply shortages caused by drought conditions this year.
Rainfall so far this summer is about 6 1/4- to 7 inches below normal in the Washington region.
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