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Backers push high-speed rail in U.S.

...BLOOMINGTON, Ill. - Seven hours after boarding a train in Kansas City, Douglas Lewandowski finally arrived at Chicago's Union Station - rested after the 500-mile trip but anxious to get home to Elkhart, Ind. "How long it takes on these trains...
Biometric technology getting more action in consumer applications

...fingerprint lockers were introduced two years ago at the Minneapolis-St. Paul airport, and also can be found in Chicago's Union Station and the Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure theme parks in Florida. The company adopted the biometric...
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Air travelers rent cars and take the bus or the train to get where they need to be

CHICAGO -- Four stranded airline passengers took a taxi from Chicago to Los Angeles. One man rented a car and drove all the way from Little Rock, Ark., to Boise, Idaho. Others took the train or caught a bus. With U.S. skies under tight control Wednesday, tens of thousands of stranded air travelers scrambled to find some other way to get where they needed to go.