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Governor declares a state-of-emergency in 41 drier-than-normal counties

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Gov. Jim Doyle helped Wisconsin farmers Wednesday by declaring a state of emergency in 41 counties where it's drier than normal this year.

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Doyle issued an executive order that covers about the northern half of the state. It lets the Department of Natural Resources expedite farmers' requests for temporary irrigation permits, to use lake and stream water on their crops.

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