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Wisconsin lawmakers approve purchase of two high-speed trains from Spain

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Wisconsin state lawmakers have approved a controversial purchase of two high-speed trains from a company in Spain.

Eleven Democrats voted yes, and four Republicans voted no when the Joint Finance Committee approved a deal Tuesday with Patentes Talgo of Spain.

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The firm agreed to open a plant in Wisconsin to build the trains and create 80 jobs and it's all part of the proposed high-speed passenger line from Chicago through Wisconsin to the Twin Cities.

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