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Vote on high-speed rail called 'big win' for California

(Source: Los Angeles Times, July 7, 2012)

LOS ANGELES — The state Senate vote authorizing initial funding for California's high-speed rail project was hailed by backers Friday as a pivotal step in building the controversial project. U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, who had made repeated trips and telephone calls to California to push for the project, called the vote a "big win" for the state.

Full story: Los Angeles Times

Monday, July 9, 2012

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