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     July 7, 2020      #64-189 KDJ

Attendance at Momence meeting surges after mayor

Chris Breach

MOMENCE — As the Momence City Council conducted its meeting inside city hall on Monday, a Black Lives Matter protest went on outside on Washington Street near the intersection of Dixie Highway.

The protesters, many of whom spoke at the council meeting during the citizen forum portion of the agenda, had issues with statements Mayor Chuck Steele had made regarding an earlier BLM march on June 9 in Momence.

In a From the Mayor’s Desk letter in the Momence Progress Reporter published July 1, Steele was critical of council member Rebekah ...

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