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November 10, 2007

November 10, 2007

News Blaze

A proposed Wal-Mart Supercenter in Suisun City should not be built because its proximity to Travis Air Force Base would pose a safety threat to shoppers, the Solano County Airport Land Use Commission decided in a late night meeting Thursday here.

In a 5-2 vote before more than 100 residents in an overflow meeting room, the commission - which included several former military pilots - agreed the 230,000 square foot Wal-Mart, gas station and other buildings were "inconsistent" with the Travis AFB Land Use Compatibility Plan for "safety" reasons.

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