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Cuomo requests disaster declaration for upstate flooding

Governor Cuomo has asked President Obama to issue a disaster declaration for regions of upstate New York recently devastated by flooding.

Communities along the Mohawk River suffered the damage during flooding on June 27th and 28th.

One person is missing and presumed dead after being swept away by the flood waters.

Here is the governor’s statement:

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