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States declare emergency after storms leave at least 14 dead and millions without power

Powerful storms swept through the eastern United States Friday night, resulting in at least 14 deaths and leaving more than three million without power.

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June 30, 2012: A tree lays on top of a storage building at the home in Charleston, West Virginia.

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June 30, 2012: Workers use a golf cart to carry branches from a tree that fell onto the 14th fairway at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Maryland., after a strong storm blew through overnight.

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June 30, 2012: A worker uses a chainsaw to clear a tree that fell onto the 14th fairway at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Maryland, after a strong storm blew through overnight.

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June 30, 2012: An American Beech tree is down on Capitol Hill grounds in Washington across the U.S. Supreme Court. 

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June 30, 2012: A downed tree blocks a sidewalk in northwest Washington.
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June 30, 2012: A fallen tree blocks one lane of traffic on 13th Street NW in the Logan Circle neighborhood of Washington.
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June 30, 2012: A downed tree and power lines closes a lane of traffic, in Springfield, Virginia.

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June 30, 2012: A tree fell on a house on Norfolk Avenue in Staunton, Virginia.

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June 30, 2012: This image, submitted through uReport, shows the effects of the storm in Washington D.C. on a home Saturday morning. 

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June 30, 2012: This image, submitted through uReport, shows a tree topped over in a front yard; according to the home's owner, the tree has withstood many hurricanes and winters, and finally succumbed to this storm. 

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July 1, 2012: Crews work to re-establish power to Charleston, W.Va., where more than 500,000 people are without electricity following a massive wind storm Friday night.

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July 1, 2012: Crews work to re-establish power to Charleston, W.Va., where more than 500,000 people are without electricity following a massive wind storm Friday night.

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States declare emergency after storms leave at least 14 dead and millions without power

Powerful storms swept through the eastern United States Friday night, resulting in at least 14 deaths and leaving more than three million without power.

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