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Hurricane Irene

Natalie Kelley (R) and sister Emily Kelley (L) of South Roalton, VT., play at the end of the road where the White River extension washed away miles of road on August 30, 2011 in Bethel, Vermont.  Vermont is reeling from historic flooding in the wake of Tropical Storm Irene, in what is expected to be the worst flooding in Vermont since the epic flooding in 1927, after 8.3 inches of rain fell in less than 24 hours.  (Photo by Chip Allen/Getty Images)

Quinn Sending 95 National Guard Troops To Vermont

Gov. Pat Quinn is sending 95 members of the Illinois National Guard and eight helicopters to Vermont to help with flood relief operations in the wake of Hurricane Irene.

CBS Chicago–08/31/2011

New Jersey Experiences Major Flooding From Tropical Storm Irene

Roskam: Disaster Relief Funds Might Become Big Budget Battle

Disaster relief aid for those impacted by Hurricane Irene and other spring and summer storms may be the next big budget battle in Congress.

WBBM Newsradio–08/30/2011

O'Hare Line

Long Lines At O’Hare For Backlogged Flights After Irene

Hurricane Irene has stranded nearly 700,000 air travelers at airports across the country, and now, frustrated passengers – including many at O’Hare International Airport – must wait to be rebooked on flights.

CBS Chicago–08/29/2011

(Photo: O'Hare Airport Guide) credit: Pilar Clark

Hurricane Irene Affecting Travelers In Chicago

While East Coast residents are dealing with Hurricane Irene, travelers in Chicago are changing their plans after airlines are reporting more delays and cancellations Saturday afternoon.

CBS Chicago–08/27/2011

Red Cross

Chicagoans Ready To Help In Hurricane Zone

Chicagoans will be helping relief and repair efforts in the hurricane zone. The American Red Cross of Greater Chicago and ComEd have already deployed crews in advance of the storm.

08/27/2011