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News - July 18, 2012

HSR battle will 'now be fought outside legislative chambers'

• Even with initial funding secured, California's embattled project faces major hurdles

by Gennady Sheyner and Sandy Brundage

California's contentious drive to build a high-speed-rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles sped ahead July 6, when state lawmakers approved funding for the first construction phase. But the $68 billion project still has to pass through a gauntlet of legal, financial and political obstacles before it becomes reality.

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