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Carol DeVaughan, left, pauses to talk with Don Baykowski, right, and Corey Grotefendt, center, as they work to stabilize DeVaughan's settling foundation on Aug. 29, 2012, in Manchester, Mo. Home repair businesses that fix basements and foundations are busy this summer because the drought is sucking moisture from the soil, causing homes to settle, foundations to crack more than normal. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

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