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Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst
Fri Dec 7, 2012 12:17 PM CST

We live in an interesting day and age where social media such as Twitter can intersect with the historic Dust Bowl. No, I'm not talking about the recent Ken Burns PBS special, a two-part show that in my opinion wasn't as good as Timothy Egan's book "The Worst Hard Time" that Burns used as the background for a great deal of his program.

I'm talking about the ongoing drought situation in the Southern Plains that has been compared to the Dust Bowl that persisted over much of the same area during the "Dirty Thirties." And while clouds of dust are ...

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