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Cubs Tue Feb 01 2011

Wrigley Field Loses a Roof Panel in Blizzard

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Will Byington's snapshot of the Wrigley Field marquee is making the rounds tonight because it appears to show a roof panel lying in the snow near the corner of Clark and Addison. Not everyone is surprised.

EarthCam's CubWorld's live Wrigley webcam is looking increasingly desolate.

UPDATE: More info:

Due to the high winds, a portion of a structural panel above the press box at Wrigley Field "broke away" tonight, scattering debris outside the ball park, officials said. Chicago police cordoned off streets and sidewalks around the park, while Cubs officials worked with the city to monitor the situation and ensure there weren't any public safety issues, Cubs spokesman Peter Chase said.
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