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Fargo movie theater met with liquor board resistance

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FARGO — Serving alcohol in one of the city’s major first-run movie theaters might be a tough concept for some here to swallow.

But even if city officials sign off on the plan, a cut rate on the liquor license the theater owner proposed appears to be a total flop.

The city’s liquor board heard a brief presentation Wednesday afternoon from Marcus Theatres, which is considering building a lounge and serving alcohol at the West Acres Cinema.

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Erik Burgess
Erik Burgess covers city and county government for The Forum. He started as the paper's night reporter in 2012, after graduating from Hamline University in St. Paul, Minn. He was born and raised in Grand Forks, N.D., and also spent time interning at the Grand Forks Herald.  Have a comment to share about a story? Letters to the editor should include author’s name, address and phone number. Generally, letters should be no longer than 250 words. All letters are subject to editing. Send to letters@forumcomm.com
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