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California drought sends gold miners to the hills




Scott Sprague of Manassas, Virginia looks for gold in Woods Creek on April 29, 2011 in Jamestown, California.
Scott Sprague of Manassas, Virginia looks for gold in Woods Creek on April 29, 2011 in Jamestown, California.
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The California drought may have a silver, or rather gold, lining of sorts. The dry conditions have lowered river beds and uncovered possible new gold deposits. That's why modern-day prospectors are heading to the hills.

For more on this, we're joined now by Kevin Hoagland, executive director of development for the Gold Prospectors Association of America.