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Berliners block development of historic airport

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BERLIN (AP) — Berlin voters on Sunday decided leisure comes first and blocked plans to develop a big part of the former Tempelhof airport, the hub of the historic 1948-49 Berlin Airlift. Built in the 1920s, Tempelhof's vast runways and grassy spaces in the heart of the German capital are bigger than Monaco and have become a popular site for kite-flying, barbecues and cycling since the airport...

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