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The Cocoa Bean now open at NorthPoint Apartments

The Cocoa Bean inside the NorthPoint Apartments is now open, according to The Cocoa Bean official website. James Dixon, an employee at the new location and a sophomore studying business, said that although he was not present for the official opening of the café, his fellow coworkers said it was busy throughout the day. The…

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LDS Church to build new city in Florida

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is pushing to convert rural farmland in Florida into a city of a half-million residents, according to The Salt Lake Tribune. The intended area is a 133,000-acre corner of Osceola County, near Orange County, home to Disney World in Orlando, according to The Salt Lake Tribune. This…

Student Yik Yak threat provokes possible law change

Wednesday, July 15, Rexburg Police arrested Aaron Archuletta, a senior studying English education, with a misdemeanor for threats posted on Yik Yak’s social media app. Captain Randy Lewis of the Rexburg Police Department said Chief Shane Turman is working with lobbyists and the Idaho State Legislature to change statutes to be more serious on threats…

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What does The Burg bring to the table?

By Mike Reyes & Alyssa Fletcher A block party in Rexburg Friday night revealed the grand opening of The Burg, a new restaurant that has replaced Shake Out, located at 110 Viking Drive, across from the BYU-Idaho Center. Keri Rich, the general manager of The Burg and a senior studying business, said The Burg will…

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Food Services supervisor, Chris Mann, set to retire

BYU-Idaho’s University Food Services operation supervisor, Chris Mann, is resigning from his position at the end of this semester. Mann said he began working with the university in catering 33 years ago. He said that through the years he has been assigned to work on a variety of projects, including the change from the university’s…

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