In continuing news:

Federal attorneys filed notice on October 9th that they will appeal a judge’s ruling that the U.S. government is responsible for some of the flooding that followed Hurricane Katrina and other storms. Last May, Judge Susan Braden of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims in Washington ruled the flooding constituted a “taking” of property for which people must be compensated under the Fifth Amendment. The amount of money that might be at stake is unclear as damages for the current plaintiffs have not been determined.

Read full coverage from the Associated Press via The Washington Times here.

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