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Negotiations are not dead just yet

Developer says he prefers sell option, and he will respond to whatever state decides to do The District at Eastover, a proposed $150-million mixed-use development at the Old Blind School property in Jackson, may have new life. Just before lawmakers took a session break in early April, Gov. Haley Barbour vetoed a bill that would have authorized the Department of ...

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The end of Eastover?

Question of whether to lease or sell property could force developer to abandon $150-million mixed-use development   Late last year, negotiations between a Jackson developer and Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann broke down after the two could not reach an agreement over lease terms for the development of the Old Blind School property in Northeast Jackson. Now Ted Duckworth, who ...

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