Deadly winter storm pounds Midwest

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Friday, February 22, 2013

Cbsnews.com: Residents from Texas to Wisconsin are digging out from a major snow storm that is being blamed for two deaths, and has shuttered airports and cancelled flights.

About 270 flights in and out of Chicago's two airports were cancelled Friday morning as a snowstorm moved across the U.S. Midwest. Inbound flights at the region's busiest air traffic hub were being held up by an average of 90 minutes due to the snow and ice, according to the airline tracking website FlightAware.com.

 

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