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Grand Forks parents fight sex novelty store near school

Parents think one block from an elementary school is a poor location for a planned Fantasys adult store. They're taking to Facebook with a petition drive.
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Parents think one block from an elementary school is a poor location for a planned Fantasys adult store. They're taking to Facebook with a petition drive.

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