Florence Death Toll Climbs Even as Cleanup Is Underway

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(From NBC News)

The death toll from Tropical Storm Florence rose to 41 even as cleanup was well underway and leaders in impacted areas prepared to ask the federal government for what could amount to billions of dollars in aid.

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster estimated Friday that his state has suffered $1.2 billion in “financial impact” from the storm, according to a letter he sent to the state’s representatives in Congress.

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