Photos: Hurricane Sandy bears down

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The Hudson River swells and rises over the banks of the Hoboken, N.J. waterfront as Hurricane Sandy approaches on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. Hurricane Sandy continued on its path Monday, forcing the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing, and threatening a dangerous mix of high winds and soaking rain.∏(AP Photo/Charles Sykes) (AP Photo/Charles Sykes)

As Hurricane Sandy bears down on New York and the eastern seaboard, lots of dramatic images are getting pushed out. You can find a gallery here.

Meanwhile, in Chicago, the city waits for an onslaught of wind from the megastorm to push Lake Michigan into a frenzy, with up to 25-foot waves predicted, fueled by 60 mph gusts. Sun-Times photographer John H. White shot this tame precursor at the 31st Street beach looking north toward Downtown.

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