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MTA introduces tunnel-boring machine in South L.A.

LOS ANGELES — A machine that will soon begin drilling tunnels for a new light rail line through South Los Angeles was named in honor of abolitionist Harriet Tubman, the abolitionist “conductor” on the Underground Railroad that helped slaves escape bondage in the 19th century. “Harriet” the boring machine was lowered during a ceremony Feb. Read More…