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August 16, 2011 10:15 PM

Caught in red tape, train horns keep blowing

Dozens of trains pass over the tracks near 71st and Martindale in Shawnee every day, each blowing its horn as it nears and passes over a public crossing, as federal law requires. But Michael Konon says it’s not really a crossing anymore, and he has been trying to get the railroad and city to work together to end the horn blasts.

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