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Quote of the day: 'Looks like Hiroshima'

Mississippi's governor said hurricane-ravaged areas remind him of the Japanese city after the atomic bomb was dropped.

Describing parts of Harrison County, Miss., which includes cities hit hard by , Gov. Haley Barbour said, "It looks like Hiroshima," according to a Bloomberg news report.

As much as 80 percent of New Orleans is underwater, and as many as 100 people have died in what is expected to be the costliest natural disaster in U.S. history, the story said.