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Facing a historic water shortage, agencies across the west target decorative grass

With the federal government calling for major cuts in water use to address the historic shortage on the Colorado River, the leaders of 30 agencies that supply cities from the Rocky Mountains to Southern California have signed an agreement committing to boost conservation, in part by pledging to target decorative grass.

Human remains found by divers at Lake Mead

The National Park Service confirmed Wednesday the recovery of human skeletal remains from Lake Mead by a park service dive team.