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Haley says damage from flood unknown but state will rebuild

COLUMBIA, SC (AP) -

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley says her state will rebuild from this month's floods, but she can't know how it will be paid for until the damage estimate is in.
    
She insisted Wednesday that she will keep her promise to repair everything that broke or washed away, but needs to know the bill and how much the Federal Emergency Management Agency will pay before figuring out how the state will find the money.
    
The floods will likely be the costliest disaster since Hurricane Hugo in 1989, which did $13.5 billion of damage to the U.S. in inflation adjusted dollars, most of it in South Carolina.

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