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Emergency officials say 24 killed by storms in Tennessee
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Associated Press - February 6, 2008 8:25 AM ET

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HARTSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee emergency officials say the death toll from storms across the state has risen to 24.

Tennessee Emergency Management Agency spokesman Randy Harris says that at least 10 fatalities have now been reported in Macon County, along the Kentucky border northeast of Nashville.

He says about 150 people have been injured. But there is no estimate on how much damage the line of storms that struck the state Tuesday night and Wednesday morning may have caused.

Authorities in Macon County were still searching door to door across the rural area to find more vicitms.

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