AirTalk for April 20, 2015

The State Water Resources Control Board on Friday released its revised plan for cutbacks. Also, one non-profit believes it has the answer to low voter turnout: Drawing for cash. Then, during this year's maple sugaring season in New England, harvesters have found a market for the pure maple waters to compete against the massive coconut water industry.
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