A group representing Central Valley farmers says it has reached a settlement with the California High-Speed Rail Authority in a lawsuit that was one of the biggest obstacles to the state's $68 billion bullet train project. If a judge accepts the deal, it would provide a significant victory for supporters of the rail system.

Governor Jerry Brown cheered the move...calling it a very positive development... and saying he commends the High-Speed Rail Authority on working closely with California farmers and arriving at a -quote "very solid settlement."