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This satellite image shows a huge swath of the United States affected by a winter storm that's more than 2,000 miles in reach and has already caused roads and airports to close from Texas to Rhode Island. (AP/NOAA)
This satellite image shows a huge swath of the United States affected by a winter storm that's more than 2,000 miles in reach and has already caused roads and airports to close from Texas to Rhode Island. (AP/NOAA)

A historic winter storm dropped snow and ice across much of the country, with the nation's midsection taking the brunt of the storm.

In Chicago, Lake Shore Drive has been closed since Tuesday night, cars have been abandoned, and the public schools have been closed for the first time in 12 years. We get an update from Linda Lutton, reporter for the public radio station WBEZ in Chicago.

This segment aired on February 2, 2011.

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