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Gustav Evacuees Land In Chicago

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Millions of people have been scrambling to get out of New Orleans before Gustav hits. And some of those evacuees have ended up right here in Chicago.

CBS 2's Joanie Lum reports that at O'Hare Airport, some travelers are relieved after the panic that filled the Gulf region and the Caribbean.

Travelers left the storm region, but not without some trouble. The airport in New Orleans closed and some people had to drive to other cities to get flights to Chicago. They say they grew anxious as they saw communities along the Gulf Coast become deserted.

Midwesterners either cut vacations short, or spent extra days just trying to find a way out.

As CBS 2's Pamela Jones reports, dozens of flights from the Gulf Coast landed at O'Hare yesterday. They made it out just ahead of what some are calling the storm of the century.

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