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Hawaii Gov. David Ige said Tuesday he had rescinded an emergency proclamation put in place to deal with telescope protesters who are blocking the access road to the summit of Mauna Kea. Audrey McAvoy/AP hide caption

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Native Hawaiians have objected to construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope for years. On Monday, about 300 protesters arrived to block workers from accessing the site on a mountain believed to be sacred land. TMT via AP hide caption

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