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California nixes plans for high-speed LA-SF rail line
Los Angeles, Feb 12, 2019 (AFP) - California Governor Gavin Newsom announced on Tuesday that he was abandoning plans to build a high-speed rail line between Los Angeles and San Francisco, citing the high cost and the time it would take.
"Let's be real," the newly elected Newsom said in his first State of the State address. "The project, as currently planned, would cost too much and take too long.
"There's been too little oversight and n ...