Chicago flooding leads to sinkhole

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Jeanette Bricker watches the Illinois River rises out of it's banks surrounding and flooding her home Tuesday, April 23, 2013, in Spring Bay Ill. Floodwaters are rising to record levels along the Illinois River in central Illinois.  . (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

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Heavy rains and flooding have slammed the Midwest region, shutting major expressways, delaying commuter trains for hours, cancelling flights and closing dozens of suburban schools.

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