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Heavy rainfall ends prolonged drought in Southern Plains


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The rooms at Crappie King Cabins near northwestern Oklahoma's Canton Lake were mostly empty when much of the state and the rest of the Southern Plains were in the grip of a prolonged, withering drought that sent lake levels plummeting.

"Our business was really down, it sure was," said Donnie Jinkens, who owns the group of cabins named for the game fish that attracts anglers to the popular recreational lake. "We were really struggling for a long time."

But Jinkens is reeling in the lodgers these days after one of the wettest springs on record pushed Canton Lake, about...

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