FILE - This May 1, 2014, file photo shows irrigation water runs along a dried-up ditch between rice farms in Richvale, Calif. Prospects for a drought relief bill to help California farmers appear as ... more 
FILE - This May 1, 2014, file photo shows irrigation water runs along a dried-up ditch between rice farms in Richvale, Calif. Prospects for a drought relief bill to help California farmers appear as likely as the state being deluged by three straight days of rain. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Jae C. Hong, File
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