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Death toll up to 61 following Irma; Trump to visit Florida today

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FLORIDA -

At least 61 people are dead, including a 7-year-old girl who died from carbon monoxide poisoning, following Hurricane Irma.

American Airlines expects to be back to "full operation" this weekend in Miami.

According to the CEO of Southwest Airlines, he hopes airports in Tampa, Fort Myers and Jacksonville will reopen today.

A little less than half of Florida's population has no electricity, and utility officials warned it could take a week or more for power to be fully restored.

The White House says President Trump will tour Naples today.

As was the case when he visited Texas after Harvey, the president is staying out of the hardest hit areas of the state to allow crews to work.

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