Gov. Peter Shumlin, of Vermont, talks with reporters during a visit Monday, Aug. 29, 2011, in Brattleboro, Vt., after heavy rains from Tropical Storm Irene caused flash floods in the downtown area. ... more 
Gov. Peter Shumlin, of Vermont, talks with reporters during a visit Monday, Aug. 29, 2011, in Brattleboro, Vt., after heavy rains from Tropical Storm Irene caused flash floods in the downtown area. (AP Photo/Jim Cole) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Jim Cole
Mon, Aug 29, 2011 4:32 PM EDT