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February 13, 2014

POLITICS: Gov. Nikki Haley to tour storm damage in Aiken, Colleton

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Gov. Nikki Haley will view storm damage and meet with local government officials and utility crews in Aiken and Colleton counties on Friday.

President Barack Obama declared South Carolina a disaster area on Wednesday after the second storm in the past two weeks.

More than 300,000 customers still have no power.

Haley's schedule Friday as released by her office:

• 10:30 a.m.: Visit utility crews at the Aiken Airport
• 11:15 a.m.: Meet with City of Aiken officials at the Aiken Administration and Finance Building
• 1 p.m.: Meet with Colleton County officials and utility crews at Lowcountry Regional Airport in Walterboro
• 2 p.m.: Visit a shelter along at Colleton Middle School in Walterboro
• 2:30 p.m.: Meet with local officials and utility crews at Colleton Middle School in Walterboro

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