Amtrak to resume morning schedules for Quincy, Macomb and rest of the Chicago routes next week

CHICAGO — Amtrak will resume its full service to the Illinois Zephyr and Carl Sandburg lines on Monday, Jan. 16. Per a recent e-mail from Amtrak Senior Manager, Derrick James, our community will be regaining the service that was temporarily reduced. See below some of the information we received from this e-mail.  “Amtrak is pleased…

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Amtrak cancels morning trains

Amtrak is notifying customers who purchased tickets for those trains that buses will be used for those routes instead, including travelers who had planned on using the train for Thanksgiving and Christmas breaks.

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Employers are desperate for workers, but Chicago to launch money-for-nothing ‘guaranteed basic income’ program

A more bizarre and destructive mismatch of economic circumstances and policy direction would be hard to imagine. The country is now strangled by an unprecedented, acute deficit of workers, which is partly responsible for growing product shortages and logistical logjams. Desperate companies are offering higher wages, flexible schedules free college tuition and even doing away with drug…

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