Alabama is pretty dry these days – extremely dry, actually. The state is experiencing one of its worse droughts ever.
Situations like this are very frustrating. Evil villains in science fiction movies may have machines that can control the weather, but in real life there's not much we can do when it rains too little or too much.
But Alabama Gov. Bob Riley has an idea: He's asked the state's citizens to pray for rain. According to the Birmingham News, Riley issued a proclamation last week calling for an entire week of prayer. It began on Saturday. Read more