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Magic Johnson Behind Detroit Development Plan

Hall-of-Fame basketball player turned businessman Earvin “Magic” Johnson is part of a group that’s submitted a proposal to redevelop the former Michigan State Fairgrounds site in Detroit.

CBS Detroit–08/31/2012

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Amtrak Expands eTicket Offering

Electronic tickets are now accepted on every Amtrak train.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/30/2012

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NY Man Takes Responsibility For Mich. Amtrak Crash

A New York semi-truck driver has admitted responsibility and been fined for a February Amtrak crash in southern Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/14/2012

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Project To Eliminate Detroit Area Rail Congestion

Rail congestion along a Detroit Amtrak route is expected to be alleviated with the addition of a new track to separate the movement of freight and passenger trains.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/12/2012

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Reports: February Amtrak Crash Cost About $2.3M

Reports submitted to the Federal Railroad Administration estimate that a crash involving an Amtrak train in southern Michigan caused nearly $2.3 million in damage.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/02/2012

Amtrak train - file photo. (Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

US Spending $551M For Double-Deck Amtrak Rail Cars

The Obama administration is putting out a $551 million request for bids for 130 new U.S.-made double-deck passenger rail cars to serve Amtrak routes in Michigan and other states.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/24/2012

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Amtrak Changing Train Schedules In Michigan

Amtrak is temporarily altering schedules for its train routes in southeastern and western Michigan in order to repair parts of the tracks.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/25/2012

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Driver Dies In Collision With Amtrak Train

Authorities say the driver of a car near Lansing has died after the vehicle was hit by an Amtrak train heading from Chicago to Port Huron.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/17/2012

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Amtrak Gets OK For 110 MPH Travel In Mich., Ind.

Amtrak says it’s gotten federal approval for its trains in western Michigan and northern Indiana to increase maximum speeds to 110 mph.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/08/2012

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Amtrak Service Fully Resumes After Accident

Amtrak says full passenger service has been restored between Detroit and Chicago, one day after one of its trains slammed into a truck that was stuck on the tracks in southern Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/02/2012

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