Gov. Steve Beshear on Monday asked President Obama to declare a major disaster for Kentucky as a result of last week’s snow and ice storm that paralyzed the state and left more than two dozen dead and more than 400,000 without power.

As of Tuesday, as many as 100,000 residents remained without electricity.

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