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Blackwater's San Diego-Area Plan Spurs Protest

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Blackwater's San Diego-Area Plan Spurs Protest

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Blackwater's San Diego-Area Plan Spurs Protest

Blackwater's San Diego-Area Plan Spurs Protest

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Blackwater USA wants to build a 200-acre training facility in San Diego's backcountry, but growing controversy over the private security contractors' behavior in Iraq may hurt the proposal's prospects for approval.

Bitter divisions are emerging in the small, unincorporated community of Potrero, 45 miles east of San Diego.

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