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In 1971, this was described a the future site of a three-acre lake. It was part of a wide land deal conjured up by Ned Warren.

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The recent real estate expansion that eventually led to the collapse of the American economy after 2007 might have been anticipated had we followed teachings of history right here at home. A similar real estate bubble during the past 10 years had played out two generations earlier.