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Monday, July 23rd, 2012

Audio: Drought not the only factor in Texas tree deaths

The 2011 drought wreaked havoc on the state's trees, but according to a new report, few of them died directly from dehydration. Rather, trees weakened by the drought likely fell prey to a different culprit: diseases and insects.

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