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Requested cell tower in Grand Forks tabled

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The Grand Forks Planning and Zoning Commission tabled a Verizon Wireless request for a cellphone tower on 32nd Avenue South.

A Verizon representative told the commission Tuesday that the area needs more cell coverage, but city planners said they don’t want the 40-foot tower as a visual distraction in one of the city’s busiest corridors.


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Charly Haley
Charly Haley covers city government for the Grand Forks Herald. As night reporter, she also has many general assignments. Haley is a graduate of Minnesota State University Moorhead, and her hometown is Sartell, Minn. Read more of her reporting about the city of Grand Forks at
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