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St. Louis (KSDK) -- Missouri Task Force 1 has been assigned to search Long Beach on Long Island following Superstorm Sandy.

The task force deployed Monday morning. The team includes 80 personnel and over 100,000 pounds of equipment.

Thetask force will perform wide area searches using GPS and go door-to-door to insure all areas are covered.

The group is expected to deployed for 14 days.

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