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Thursday, Jul 25, 2013 at 11:20 AM
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By Michelle Relerford

Quinn Signs Bill For Long-Stalled Peotone Airport

Quinn Signs Bill For Long-Stalled Peotone Airport

Gov. Pat Quinn took a major step Thursday in pushing forward plans for a third Chicago-area airport long supported by former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. Read »

Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 11:14 PM
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By The Associated Press

House Gives Boost to Peotone Airport, McCormick Place Projects

House Gives Boost to Peotone Airport, McCormick Place Projects

Legislation approved Thursday allows the Illinois Department of Transportation to enter into a public-private partnership to develop the South Suburban Airport in Peotone. Read »

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