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Death toll rises from earthquake
PHILIPPINES (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A devastating and deadly earthquake in the Philippines is topping our news around the globe.
Officials are now saying the death toll from Tuesday's 7.2 quake has risen to 144.
Nearly 300 others have been injured.
Three people were pulled from the rubble of a collapsed church, but officials say they have little hope of finding more survivors.
They say many roads and bridges have also been damaged, making rescue operations difficult.