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$300 million spent on near-empty Illinois "ghost airport"

An airport built with dreams of becoming one of the nation's busiest is sitting almost empty. Mid-America Airport outside St. Louis cost hundreds of millions to construct, but today it sees just four flights a week and has faced years of financial losses. Management is hoping new service to Las Vegas will attract more passengers. Dean Reynolds reports from the airport in Mascoutah, Illinois.
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