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|THE number of US military forces in storm-ravaged Gulf Coast states has swelled to more than 50,000 as ground troops and naval vessels continued to stream into Louisiana and Mississippi, military officials said. 'I think we're going to be there a relatively long time. I see it in months, and not weeks,' said Admiral Timothy Keating, commander of the US Northern Command.|
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