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Fox River Chain O’Lakes Socked By Flooding

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Raindrops are reflected as a leaf in a puddle during a rainy day in Lincolnshire, Ill., Thursday, March 30, 2017. A day's worth of rain fell in Chicago. The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a flood warning until Friday evening. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Raindrops are reflected as a leaf in a puddle during a rainy day in Lincolnshire, Ill., Thursday, March 30, 2017. A day’s worth of rain fell in Chicago. The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a flood warning until Friday evening.

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The Fox River crested Monday at the highest recorded level in years, but it will take days for the floodwaters to subside and weeks or months for cleanup. Morning Shift hears about the latest on the flooding and cleanup efforts from Joe Keller, executive director of the Fox Waterway Agency, the organization that oversees and maintains the 30 miles of the Fox River from the Wisconsin border to the Algonquin Dam as well as 15 interconnected lakes known as the Fox River Chain O’Lakes. 

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