POLITICS
03/28/2008 02:45 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Calif. City Planners Set To Lose Posts For Backing Blackwater Camp

The scandal in Iraq involving Blackwater, the private security firm, is a world away from this tiny town near the Mexican border. But five members of the community's planning group are expected to lose their posts on Tuesday for approving a Blackwater training camp on an old chicken farm here.

Results of a mail-in-ballot recall election against the members are scheduled to be announced on Tuesday. Three of the group's nine members have already been removed because Blackwater opponents revealed they had been improperly appointed.

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