CBS 2 Top Headlines PM 08-29-30

CBS 2 Top Headlines PM 08-29-30


% .>>>I’M BRAD EDWARDS.>>>YOU CAN BET ON THE HORSES AT ARLINGTON RACETRACK AND THAT’S ALL. THEY WILL NOT APPLY FOR A GAMING LICENSE AND WE’RE LEARNING THE PONIES MAY BE LEAVING THE TRACK TOO. IT’S HOME TO THE ARLINGTON MILLION RACE. . CHURCH HILL DOWNS OWNS IT AND THE GAMING TAXES ARE TOO HIGH TO MAKE MONEY OFF OF SLOT MACHINES AND THEY DECIDED NOT TO APPLY FOR A CASINO LICENSE. THEY’RE LOOKING AT MOVING THE RACES TO A DIFFERENT PART OF THE CHICAGO AREA OR SOMEWHERE ELSE IN ILLINOIS. THERE ARE NO PLANS TO AT LEAST MOVE RIGHT NOW.>>>AND MORE PEOPLE DYING BECAUSE OF DRIVERS RUNNING RED LIGHTS. AAA SAYS IT’S THE WORST IT’S BEEN IN TEN YEARS AND IT’S HARD TO PIN POINT WHY. 939 PEOPLE WERE KILLED BY CARS BLOWING THROUGH RED LIGHTS IN 2017. IT’S THE HIGHEST DEATH TOLL SINCE 2008 DURING THE GREAT RECESSION. MORE PEOPLE ARE DRIVING SINCE THEN AND THAT COULD BE A CAUSE. RESEARCHERS SAY THERE’S ONE GLARING ISSUE.>>DRIVERS ARE DISTRACTED, IMPATIENT, AND RECKLESS AND MAKING THE DECISION TO RUN A RED LIGHT INSTEAD OF STOPPING.>>THEY HOPE THE RESEARCH LEADS TO MORE RED LIGHT CAMERAS TO TICKET DRIVERS.>>>OF US HAVE THESE, OLD FILM, TAPE, PHOTOS, SLIDES IN A BOX? NOW A CHICAGO COMPANY CAN HELP YOU SORT THROUGH THEM AND BRING MEMORIES BACK TO LIFE.>>WE’VE KNOWN EACH OTHER PRETTY MUCH OUR WHOLE LIVES.>>JASON AND DAVE ARE COFOUNDERS OF CHICAGO SCANNING. THE SHOP WILL TAKE ALL YOUR OWN ANALOG STUFF AND HAVE IT DIGITALLY PRESERVED FOR LIFE. OTHER COMPANIES MAKE YOU MAIL THE COPIES. HERE, YOU CAN DROP THEM OFF IN PERSON AND GO THROUGH THE PROCESS WITH THE OWNERS.>>IT’S WITHIN 24 HOURS. IF SOMEONE COMES IN WITH 100 PICTURES, WE’LL SCAN THEM RIGHT AWAY.>>WE MAKE PEOPLE CRY. TYPICALLY, HAPPY TEARS. OFTEN, THEY HAVEN’T SEEN THEIR RELATIVES IN YEARS.>>THE GUYS CAN ATTACK ALL YOUR HOME MOVIES TO A COMPUTER LINK OR A FLASH DRIVE. GO TO CHICAGOSCANNING.COM FOR MORE INFORMATION.>>>AND NOW METEOROLOGIST CLOOIS MARY KAY KLEIST. WE’RE TRACKING THE FRONT AND PARTLY CLOUDY. 61 IS THE OVERNIGHT TEMPERATUREMENT TOMORROW, COOLER AND A LAKE BREEZE MOVING IN AND NORTH EASTERLY WINDS AT 10. 70 DOWNTOWN. AND A COOL CHANGE. IN FACT, HEADING INTO THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND, TEMPERATURES WELL BELOW AVERAGE. WE SHOULD BE IN THE LOW 80s. WE’LL GET THERE BY LABOR DAY. IT’S LOOKING PICTURE PERFECT.>>THANK YOU.>>>FOR THE LATEST HEADLINES DAY

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