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Sinkhole opens up in Chicago

Monday, November 11, 2013 - 00:33

Nov. 11 - A massive sinkhole opens up overnight in a Chicago residential area, posing a threat to nearby homes. Deborah Gembara reports.

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This is what Chicago residents woke up to - a sinkhole not too far from their homes. Deloris Alexander says the the hole developed overnight. SOUNDBITE: Deloris Alexander saying: "I was inside the house and heard boom, jumped out the bed, and I said what's going on, came outside...and saw the big hole." The hole which measures roughly 20 by 80 feet is believed to have started with a small pipe leak that eventually caused the supports under the road to erode.

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Sinkhole opens up in Chicago

Monday, November 11, 2013 - 00:33