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State Sens. Julie Morrison and Laura Fine were given keys to the Village of Glenview at the Village Board's meeting Tuesday, Jan. 7. Village President Jim Patterson presented the keys in recognition of the senators' work to block freight train holding tracks running through Glenview. Photos courtesy of the Village of Glenview
State Sens. Julie Morrison and Laura Fine were given keys to the Village of Glenview at the Village Board's meeting Tuesday, Jan. 7. Village President Jim Patterson presented the keys in recognition of the senators' work to block freight train holding tracks running through Glenview.
Neil Milbert, Freelance Reporter
3:00 am CST January 11, 2020

State Sens. Laura Fine and Julie Morrison received a standing ovation from the board, village staff and the audience when they received keys to the Village from Board President Jim Patterson in recognftion of the work they did in Springfield that resulted in the elimination of the freight train holding tracks from the proposed Amtrack-Hiawatha expansion project.

The holding tracks would have adversely impacted six residential neighborhoods, West Lake Avenue, Glenbrook South High School and Glenbrook Hospital.