POTRERO, Calif. (AP) -- Residents of a small California town have rejected a plan to put a Blackwater training camp near town. Residents voted yesterday to recall five members of an advisory planning board that endorsed the North Carolina-based global security firm's plan. The results of a mail-in-ballot recall were announced early this morning. Moyock, North Carolina-based Blackwater wanted to turn an 800-acre former chicken farm into a training camp for law enforcement officers. The facility would have included eleven firing ranges, a driving track and a helipad. Opposition intensified in September, after Blackwater guards were investigated in the shooting deaths of 17 Iraqi civilians in Baghdad. A call to a Blackwater spokesman early this morning was not immediately returned. (Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
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