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Property rights issue debated in Clarke County

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OSCEOLA, Iowa (AP) - A lake project in Clarke County in southern Iowa could test a three-year-old state law guarding property rights. At issue is condemning farmland to make room for a new reservoir near Osceola to provide the city with a new source for water. Property owners say county and city leaders have overestimated the water needs.

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