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Photos: Des Plaines River flooding impacts Riverside, Brookfield

April 18th, 2013 2:59 PM

Krystal Krejcik and some of her neighbors fill sand bags with water from the Salt Creek rising to cover parts of Forest Avenue in Brookfield Thursday.

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By David Pierini

Staff photographer

Our Staff Photographer headed out to Riverside and Brookfield Thursday to document the flooding as the Des Plaines River contiuned to overflow its banks.

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