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Live-fire training in Makua Valley not needed, Army says

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                                A view looking toward the center of Makua Valley on Friday.

    CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    A view looking toward the center of Makua Valley on Friday.

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                                Members of Malama Makua held a news conference Friday after the U.S. Department of Defense announced that the military will no longer hold live-fire training in Makua Valley. Above, an overall view looking west of the center of the valley.

    CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Members of Malama Makua held a news conference Friday after the U.S. Department of Defense announced that the military will no longer hold live-fire training in Makua Valley. Above, an overall view looking west of the center of the valley.

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                                “I’m always angry and upset, and it’s not new. I’m not the only one,” said Lynette Cruz, a Malama Makua board member who spoke at Friday’s news conference.

    CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    “I’m always angry and upset, and it’s not new. I’m not the only one,” said Lynette Cruz, a Malama Makua board member who spoke at Friday’s news conference.

The military hasn’t fired a shot in the valley since 2004 as a result of a lawsuit brought against it by Earthjustice on behalf of local activist group Malama Makua. Read more

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