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Grand Forks City Council denies TEDx event funding request

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Organizers of a Grand Forks event will have to go elsewhere for funding after the City Council voted Monday to withhold city money from them.

TEDx Grand Forks, an event that would feature international, national and local speakers addressing a variety of topics, was denied $9,566 in funding recommended for it by the city's Special Events Committee.

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Brandi Jewett
Brandi Jewett is an enterprise reporter for the Grand Forks Herald and reports on a variety of topics. Other positions she has held at the Herald include city government reporter, general assigment reporter and news intern. While attending the University of North Dakota, she worked as a news reporter and editor-in-chief of the campus newspaper, The Dakota Student. She now serves as one of its alumni advisers. A native of Valley City, N.D., 23 years worth of winters hasn't scared her out of the state yet. You can follow Jewett and her reporting projects on her blog www.diggingdeeper.areavoices.com
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