State’s storm-damage costs at $6.5 million and climbing

Posted: January 3, 2013 at 12:51 a.m.

Harrison Cook, 9, his brother Jackson, 11, and their sister Rose, 7, pick up fallen limbs from a magnolia tree Wednesday at their house near North Tyler and R streets in Little Rock.

Preliminary damage estimates have reached $6.5 million from the 10 cities and counties that have declared disasters after the Christmas storm that blanketed parts of the state in more than a foot of snow and ice.

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