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Hurricane Charley Spins Across Florida

Charley, named a category 4 hurricane when it hit the Gulf Coast of Florida on Friday afternoon, continues to sweep across the state in a northeast direction. A category 4 storm carries winds up to 145 mph, and is capable of extensive damage. Hundreds of thousands of residents have moved to shelter and higher ground. Preliminary estimates envision $15 billion in damage to the state.

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