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Almonds get roasted in debate over California water use
Updated Apr 19, 10:39 AM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) â€” California almonds are becoming one of the world's favorite snacks and creating a multibillion-dollar bonanza for agricultural investors. But the crop extracts a staggering price from the land, consuming more water than all the showering, dish-washing and other indoor household water use of California's 39 million people. As California enters its fourth year of drought and ...
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Tavares scores early in OT in Isles' 2-1 win over Caps
Updated Apr 19, 03:18 PM
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) â€” Islanders captain John Tavares scored 15 seconds into overtime to lift New York to a 2-1 win in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series over the Washington Capitals on Sunday. Kyle Okposo also scored for the Islanders, who took a 2-1 series lead. The game was decided quickly in the extra period, and after the Islanders allowed the Capitals to tie the game on Nicklas ...