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Indiana, Ohio Mayors Teaming Up for High Speed Rail Service

Nine mayors in Indiana and Ohio, including Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry, are teaming up in a push for high speed raid service that would connect Chicago to Columbus, Ohio.

It's early but Wednesday, leaders announced they've agreed to raise their share of $2 million environmental study of the would-be route. It's the first step in getting the feds to approve the 300 mile route.

Fort Wayne City Councilman Geoff Paddock has been leadling efforts in northeast Indiana. The study looks at engineering, technical and environmental issues to determine the best locations for rail lines.

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