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Drought returns to Texas

For many farmers and ranchers, it's becoming an all-too-familiar routine: One drought ends and another begins.

Over the last 12 years, Texas has weathered five droughts, and another might be in the works.

South and Southwest Texas are in the throes of a major drought, and dry conditions are starting to creep into other parts of the state.

Crops are withering, wildfires are burning, and water restrictions have returned to the Edwards Plateau in Central Texas.

In North Texas, ranchers can only hope it starts raining.

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