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Residents Oppose Around-The-Clock Metro Construction

Kelly O'Mara |
August 31, 2014 | 8:06 a.m. PDT

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Tension mounts over the Purple Line Extension in Miracle Mile. (Neon Tommy/Kelly O'Mara)
Tension mounts over the Purple Line Extension in Miracle Mile. (Neon Tommy/Kelly O'Mara)

The multi-billion-dollar Metro Purple Line Extension will one day be a boon to public transit in Los Angeles. But right now, many residents living in close proximity to the construction are none too pleased.

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Ken Hixon has lived in Miracle Mile with his wife and kids for almost three decades. With the coming Metro extension down Wilshire Boulevard, Hixon, a screenwriter, now faces the drum of 24/7 construction. This is his fight.

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