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Australian dust storms

By: Catie Leary on Oct. 16, 2009, 11:23 p.m.
People at Town Hall wear masks and cover their mouths to escape the dust.

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Dust everywhere

People at Town Hall wear masks and cover their mouths to escape the dust. Gale-force winds whipped up the dust from inland and spread it across Australia's most populous state.