First Estimate Puts Storm's Economic Toll at $100 Billion

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The new figures suggest that Hurricane Katrina will cost the insurance industry more than any other natural disaster on record, unseating Hurricane Andrew in 1992, which cost $21 billion in 2004 dollars, according to the Insurance Information Institute, an industry group. Katrina's price tag may also overshadow the $23 billion in insured losses caused by four large hurricanes last year in South Florida. THE LEVEE BROKE...IT SURVIVED THE HURRICANE. BUSH'S POLICIES AND CUT-BACKS ARE WHY YOU THE TAXPAYER WILL HAVE TO PAY THIS BILL... HOLD HIM ACCOUNTABLE

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