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Florida space center withstands hurricane with millions in damages

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - Launch pads and equipment at the Kennedy Space Center mostly escaped damage as Hurricane Matthew swept along Florida's east coast, the director of the NASA facility said on Tuesday, but last week's storm still caused millions of dollars in damages.
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