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Landowner swaps land with Fish and Wildlife Service

CHARLESTON — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) has reached an agreement with landowner James Kennedy to exchange a 306-acre parcel of its land in Tallahatchie County for a tract of York Woods, Kennedy’s conservation-easement property. USFWS is acquiring land that appraises at a higher amount than the 306-acre parcel and will use it as a wildlife habitat. The ...

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Panel rejects appeal in global warming/Katrina lawsuit

MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST — A federal appeals panel has upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by a group of Mississippi Gulf Coast residents and landowners who alleged that emissions by energy companies contributed to global warming, which intensified Hurricane Katrina, which, in turn, damaged their property. In the lawsuit, the landowners sought compensatory and punitive damages against 32 companies ...

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After nearly a decade, landowners settle Paw Paw Road case

WARREN COUNTY — A long-running land dispute in federal court between Warren County and two groups of landowners has been settled. Terms of the settlement were not made public. Ken Rector, an attorney representing the county, told the Vicksburg Post neither the county nor anyone else involving in the case is out any money as a result of the settlement. ...

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