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Owners Near Foxconn Claim They Were Misled

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Homeowners Say They Sold Their Homes For Road Widenings That Were Abandoned, Embellished Or Never Planned

In late summer 2017, Cathy and Rodney Jensen started hearing rumors that their Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin, neighborhood could be changing.

Plans for a massive Foxconn flat-screen manufacturing plant had just been announced in July of that year. The Taiwanese company was planning a 20-million-square-foot complex and promised 13,000 jobs for the state.

The Jensens had owned a home on nearly 3 acres along Southeast Frontage Road for more than 20 years, close to the planned Foxconn development. Cathy Jensen said she went to a couple of village board meetings to get more information, but it was “useless.”

Then, like dozens of fellow homeowners, the Jensens received a relocation order from Mount Pleasant…

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