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Amid Misconduct Probe, 2 NIU Administrators Leave With Big Severances

Questions are being raised about what’s going on at Northern Illinois University – with one investigation in progress, and now the departure of two accused administrators who are getting tens of thousands of dollars in severance.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2012

One of the take-home cars that 20 top administrators at Metra have access to 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, costing the agency about $500,000 a year. (Credit: CBS)

Some Metra Administrators, Staff Get Free Take-Home Cars

Metra is asking riders to dig deeper in their pockets. Fares could go up as much as 20 percent next year. There’s also talk of service cuts, but there’s no talk of eliminating a major perk for some of the agency’s administrators and staff – free take-home cars.