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New coat of paint makes Grand Forks house a hit with sightseers

The house has been there for more than a century but ever since owner Jim Deitz painted bright polka dots on it, he can't keep the gawkers away. Most of the reaction has been favorable, Deitz says. He just wishes he had a dollar for every car that's driven by.
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The house has been there for more than a century but ever since owner Jim Deitz painted bright polka dots on it, he can't keep the gawkers away. Most of the reaction has been favorable, Deitz says. He just wishes he had a dollar for every car that's driven by.

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