Clarification: Texas Mining-Slave Descendants

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Associated Press

Posted on September 1, 2013 at 9:30 AM

Updated Monday, Sep 2 at 4:02 PM

DIRGIN, Texas (AP) — In early versions of a story Sept. 1, The Associated Press reported that an East Texas woman, who owns a trailer on a parcel of land that Luminant Mining Co. would like to purchase, said the company in the past few days also offered her, through her mother, a nearby acre of land after initially offering her only a new trailer. The story should have specified that Luminant says it first began conversations with Jacquelin Finley in 2010 and offered her a new trailer and a nearby acre in the spring.

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