At least 64 people confirmed dead in Kentucky after barrage of tornadoes

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By Gabriella Borter MAYFIELD, Ky. (Reuters) – At least 64 people lost their lives in Kentucky after a raft of tornadoes tore through six states, Governor Andy Beshear said on Monday. While the toll from the deadly twisters was lower than initially feared, the governor said he expects the death toll to increase, possibly to 70 or 80 as searchers continue to sift through the rubble. “It may be weeks before we have counts on both deaths and levels of destruction,” Beshear told reporters. Over the weekend, Beshear has estimated the death toll from the Friday disaster at 80 and likely to rise to mo…

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