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Sat Feb 8, 2014, 11:12 AM

"President Barack Obama heading to Fresno for drought discussion"

FRESNO, California (KFSN) -- The White House confirmed to Action News President Obama is planning to visit Fresno next Friday, Feb. 14 to learn about the historic drought first-hand.

It will be President Obama's first visit to Fresno.

In the upcoming days, the White House is expected to reveal the details of the President's trip to Fresno, including setting a time and place for his visit.

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In a statement (Rep. Jim) Costa said: "We've been wanting the president to come to the Valley for a long time. The federal agencies' willingness to work with the governor and state to deal with our short-term water problems is absolutely essential. I expect the president to talk about how he's going to cooperate with the governor to address problems not only in the Valley, but throughout California."

http://abclocal.go.com/kfsn/story?section=news/politics&id=9424196

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Le Taz Hot Feb 2014 OP
tularetom Feb 2014 #1
Le Taz Hot Feb 2014 #2
Journeyman Feb 2014 #3
Zorro Feb 2014 #4

Response to Le Taz Hot (Original post)

Sat Feb 8, 2014, 11:32 AM

1. If it keeps raining like it is now, he'll have to row there

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Response to tularetom (Reply #1)

Sat Feb 8, 2014, 11:43 AM

2. I don't have a problem with that.

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Response to tularetom (Reply #1)

Sat Feb 8, 2014, 07:06 PM

3. It could rain from now until Independence Day and the West would still be in a drought. . .

Viewed from the perspective of historical supply vs present-day need, California entered a period of permanent drought over 35 years ago. And the overall Western region developed from the start despite the harsh realities of this land.

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Response to Le Taz Hot (Original post)

Sun Feb 9, 2014, 04:57 PM

4. He should pay a visit to Rimjob while he's there

and ask him how he likes his government-provided veterans' benefits.

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