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U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, right, talks with Roger Penske after a news conference in Detroit, Friday, Jan. 18, 2013 where LaHood announced that the federal government will award $25 million toward the $140-million M-1 Rail project. The 3.3-mile streetcar line along Woodward Avenue will link the city's downtown and the cultural, medical and educational center a few miles north. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

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U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, right, talks with Roger Penske after a news conference in Detroit, Friday, Jan. 18, 2013 where LaHood announced that the federal government will award $25 million toward the $140-million M-1 Rail project. The 3.3-mile streetcar line along Woodward Avenue will link the city's downtown and the cultural, medical and educational center a few miles north. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, right, talks with Roger Penske after a news conference in Detroit, Friday, Jan. 18, 2013 where LaHood announced that the federal government will award $25 million toward the $140-million M-1 Rail project. The 3.3-mile streetcar line along Woodward Avenue will link the city's downtown and the cultural, medical and educational center a few miles north. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
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