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    Katrina death toll tops 1,060

    Katrina death toll tops 1,060

    BATON ROUGE, Louisiana (Reuters) - The death toll from Hurricane Katrina climbed to 1,069 on Thursday after Louisiana officials raised the number of confirmed fatalities in that state to 832.
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    There were 218 dead in Mississippi and 19 deaths confirmed in Florida, Alabama, Georgia and Tennessee from the August 29 storm.

    Louisiana, the state hardest hit by the hurricane with flooding in New Orleans, raised its death toll from the 799 it reported on Wednesday and crews continued to search for bodies.

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    well....9000 more and the media will hit its' projection of "10,000 dead".

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    [QUOTE=Come Back to NY]well....9000 more and the media will hit its' projection of "10,000 dead".[/QUOTE]

    Key word in there: PROJECTION And they got the projection from city experts

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    I remember a few days after 9/11 one of the media outlets saying they had a Port Authority source saying there were close to 25,000 dead.


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