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February 7, 2011 7:38 AM

Texas bill gives homeowners tool against eminent domain

After years of conflict, the Texas Legislature could be heading toward a long-sought resolution on property rights with a carefully stitched compromise supported by Gov. Rick Perry, key lawmakers and major interest groups. The eminent domain measure -- which strengthens protections for property owners -- is expected to be considered by the state Senate as early as Tuesday.

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