Metra Advisory Board To Discuss Near Misses In Mokena
Metra’s citizen advisory board will discuss malfunctioning crossing gates in south suburban Mokena, after several near misses in November. CBS 2's Mike Puccinelli.

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Two Popular State Campgrounds Closed Since 2015State parks generate nearly $40 million in annual revenue for Illinois, but two of the most popular campgrounds at one park have been closed since 2015. CBS 2 Morning Insider Lauren Victory digs into the red tape behind the four-year shutdown.

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