Burial mounds in Mound lead to coverage dispute

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Imagine buying your dream house and later finding out it was built on a graveyard — a federally protected Indian burial site, meaning you couldn’t make any repairs or changes to the land without permission. And your kids can’t play in their backyard. Not to mention that your property plummets in value by about 40 percent. Now imagine your title insurance company, to which you paid $666 for title insurance and $60 for a plat and inspection evaluation, said: “Not our problem.”