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High-Speed Rail Station Proposed in East St. Louis

The Illinois Transportation Department is looking to expand high-speed rail traffic from Chicago to St. Louis and is considering building one of the new stations in East St. Louis.


Group Continues Its Push For High-Speed Rail In Midwest

“You can make a reasonable business trip to another city and get home before the kids go to bed,” Rick Harnish explains.


High-Speed Rail Funding Cut

Despite Congress leaving Amtrak out of the transportation program progress continues on high-speed rail.


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Illinois Gets $186 Million for High-Speed Rail

Illinois will receive $186 million to extend its high-speed rail project to Joliet, about 40 miles southwest of Chicago.


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Missouri Missed Out on Rejected Transportation Funds

Nixon had sought a $1 million of that money for a high speed rail line between St. Louis and Kansas City.


More $$$ for Chicago to St. Louis High-Speed Trains

Another $404 million will go to expand high-speed rail service in the Midwest.


Mark Reardon Show – Monday, April 18th

Circuit Attorney on City Crime St. Louis Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce tells us about efforts to combat crime in the city and the assaults on police officers. High Speed Rail Jim Pakala with the Midwest […]


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Lawmakers Deal Setback to High-Speed Rail Plan

The House Budget Committee rejected an attempt to insert the rail money into a state budget bill.


UPDATE: High Speed Rail

… 96 miles of tracks and a quarter-million railroad ties are being installed…



Charlie Brennan – Wednesday, March 30th

True or false? All French wine comes from Missouri vines. Charlie talks with Joe Pollack, who explains. Charlie also talks about high speed rail from STL to Kansas City, and about how a corporation like G.E. went tax-free last year.



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