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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/09/08/bus_142918.shtml
Business
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/14/liv_425253.shtml
Life & style
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.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/09/12/nat_319321.shtml
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