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President Clinton Visits Areas Destroyed by Floyd

Posted September 18, 1999 7:00 a.m. EDT

— President Bill Clinton arrived atRaleigh-Durham International Airportjust after 11:30 a.m. Monday.

The president toured North Carolina areas damaged by flooding caused by last week's Hurricane Floyd.

Clinton got an aerial view of the flood damage and visited a local shelter in Tarboro, where he addressed the community.

Clinton has already named 66 North Carolina counties disaster areas.

Gov. Jim Hunt as well as Congresswoman Eva Clayton, Congressman David Price, Congressman Bob Etheridge and Secretary of Crime Control and Public Safety Richard Moore, were with Clinton in Tarboro.