SUPERSTORM SANDY BRIEFING U.S. Department Of Homeland Security Chief Attends Superstorm Sandy Briefing
Reported by: Associated Press
Web Producer: Mamie Buoy
Reported: Nov. 3, 2012 11:31 AM EDT
Updated: Nov. 4, 2012 11:55 PM EST
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The nation's homeland security chief is in West Virginia getting information on Superstorm Sandy's damage.
Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano is meeting with Governor Earl Ray Tomblin, Senator Joe Manchin and other West Virginia leaders at the National Guard Armory in Charleston.
Governor Tomblin says the state still has many families in need. About 95,000 were without power Friday night.
About 20 percent of Barbour and Randolph counties in the north-central part were especially hit hard by heavy snowfall. Officials said they're worried about elderly and ill people who have been isolated since Monday.
State officials have declared six deaths linked to the storm.
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