Aug. 21 letters to the editor

Citizens, cities not equal
before eminent domain
How does eminent domain work? Is it just for citizens and not cities? The Morgantown Utility Board’s new dam (George B. Flegal Dam and Reservoir) has taken several acres of my aunt and uncle’s property, which was in my aunt’s family for generations, possibly pre-Civil War. No matter how they loved and wanted to keep it, MUB needed it more. Other people lost ground for its new pipeline, too.

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