California Gov. Jerry Brown, left, responds to a question concerning aid to drought-stricken communities after touring the California Emergency Services State Operations Center in Mather, Calif.,

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California Gov. Jerry Brown, left, responds to a question concerning aid to drought-stricken communities after touring the California Emergency Services State Operations Center in Mather, Calif., Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014. Brown, accompanied by Assembly Speaker John Perez, D-Los Angeles, right, toured the facility then announced a $687 million plan to provide immediate help to those affected by the drought throughout California.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

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Thu, Feb 20, 2014 1:40 AM EST