Legal Battle Over Vegas Freeway Widening

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Environmental activists and transportation officials in Las Vegas remain locked in a legal battle over the widening of Nevada's U.S. highway 95. Proponents of the road believe it will ease traffic congestion, while opponents warn that expansion will increase air pollution. NPR's Luke Burbank reports.



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