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Vermont is really looking at more destruction than we've seen in 80, 90 years.

Vermont, devastated by Irene, looks ahead to cleanup and a tough tourist season

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In Vermont, Irene has left at least two people dead; hundreds of roads closed; and thousands of homes and businesses damaged; and power out in many communities.

The president early this morning declared a federal emergency in the state--which means Vermont will be able to receive federal aid now.

Rob Mitchell is the statewide editor for the Rutland Herald. I spoke with him earlier today, and asked him to tell me about how Irene had moved through the state Sunday:

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Nora Flaherty
Digital Editor, News

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