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In the Southern California desert, residents grow weary of high-speed rail

(Source: National Public Radio, June 1, 2016)

WASHINGTON, D.C. High-Speed rail is moving slowly in California. Voters approved a bullet train linking San Francisco and Los Angeles back in 2008. Since then, there have been challenges - cost overruns, lawsuits, political opposition. In Southern California, one section of the train would cross mountains, fault zones and something maybe even more daunting - cowboy country.

Full story and audio: www.npr.org

Thursday, June 2, 2016

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