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Updated: Obama cancels campaign visit Wednesday to Akron, Ohio in Cleveland area as Hurricane Sandy has caused 48 deaths, 7.5 million customer power outages in 15 states including Ohio, 1 in 3 homes are without power in Cleveland, early voting restored in Maryland, Ohio sparred fatalities, Obama to resume campaigning Friday

Hurricane Sandy By Kathy Wray Coleman, Executive Publisher, Editor, Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Cleveland Urban News.Com Blog  ( ) CLEVELAND,Ohio-At least forty-eight people are dead, a third of them in New York alone, and over 7.5 million customers across the nation in 15 states and the District of Columbia are without power because of Hurricane Sandy. And as the  presidential campaign enters its final week, the country is taken by storm literally, and by virtue of a neck and neck race to the  White House  that has the Republican and Democratic parties fighting each other tooth and nail to the finish line.  A pivotal state, Ohio was hit by winds of 30 to 50 miles per hour Monday night and had no reported fatalities but did have  power outages in several of its 82 counties including Lorain, Lake, Geauga and Cuyahoga County, which includes Cleveland where one in three homes and businesses are without power. President Obama headed to Washington