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First phase of Homewood science center development finished, trustees vote to start next phase

The west side of the stairway 
from the tunnel to the Metra 
platform was closed 
Wednesday after a step was 
found to be damaged.
by Eric Crump/HF Chronicle)
Commuters who use Homewood train station's Metra service had to make do with half the usual stairway for a few days, but a damaged step has been repaired, according to Metra officials.

Metra spokesman Michael Gillis said Thursday that a damaged step, reported to railway police Tuesday night, required the temporary closure of the west side of the stairway from the tunnel . . .

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