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CVIC launches campaign for new shelter to meet growing needs

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A new emergency shelter is looking less like a dream and more like a reality for staff at the Community Violence Intervention Center in Grand Forks.


Half of the $2.8 million it will take to construct a new shelter, which would house up to 40 people fleeing from domestic violence, has already been committed by individuals and businesses.

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Brandi Jewett
Brandi Jewett is an enterprise reporter for the Grand Forks Herald with beats focusing on northwest Minnesota, unmanned aircraft systems and East Grand Forks city government. Other positions she has held at the Herald include Grand Forks city government reporter, general assigment reporter and news intern. A native of Valley City, N.D., 24 years worth of winters haven't scared her out of the state yet. Follow her work at and on Twitter and Instagram: @brandijewett. Send tips and story ideas to 
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