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Bev Hills Subway Story Goes National

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The mom breastfeeding her three year old on the cover may be getting all the attention, but TIME has something else worth your attention: today the national mag covers the battle between Beverly Hills and Metro's Purple Line subway extension, which BH is opposed to because it would necessitate a tunnel under their high school. If we had to pick a winner from this article, it's Metro by a hair: TIME notes that protracted battles like BH's have set LA transit back decades, and hints that racism contributed to Westside opposition to the subway in the eighties. [TIME]