Shrubtown: September 11, 2019

Opinion: Shrubtown

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Mike Hanline  

Posted: September 17th, 2019 4:46 PM

Union Pacific is awful.

Tom MacMillan from Oak Park  

Posted: September 17th, 2019 10:46 AM

The trains have been here for over 120 years, so the idea of them being villains unless they pay for sound barriers or not idle on their tracks is silly. It's not like they snuck up on anybody. I am watching a train go by, through my living room window, as I write this.

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