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Rauner Budget Could Mean Fewer Amtrak Trains

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Gov. Bruce Rauner's proposed state budget would cut 40 percent from Illinois' funding for Amtrak trains during a time when ridership has been climbing.
The (Springfield) State Journal-Register reports ( ) passenger numbers and... Read more »

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