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  • SPRING VALLEY — The city of Spring Valley will have the following committee meetings on Tuesday, June 27, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers, 215 N. Greenwood St. in Spring Valley.

    Finance Committee: Review proposed Appropriat on Ordinance, review renewal rates for electric supply for city of Spring Valley commercial accounts, continue negotiations, and any other matters that may come before the committee.

    Public Health and Safety: Discuss and review list of sidewalks in need of repair and any other matters that may come before the committee.

    Streets and Alleys: Discuss 2017 Street Maintenance Program and any other matters that may come before the committee.

    Any questions can be directed to the city clerk's office by calling 815-664-4221.

  • Emma Roden, of Princeton, was one of the Camp 56 day-campers who enjoyed the theatrical exercise of creating a costume from limited materials. Portraying a dancer, Roden cleverly created her costume from a garbage bag and duct tape. Camp 56, held through the Princeton Theatre Group and Festival 56, is a two-week day camp which provides creative exercises, live performances and the experiences of staging a show. This is the camp’s seventh year and the festival’s 14th season.

  • This week saw the continued demolition of Hennepin’s long dormant steel mill site. The clearing of the site’s buildings will ease the way for future development and allow the North Central Illinois Economic Development Corporation (NCIEDC) to market the area as ready for new industry. The site is also one of the premier locations in the Bureau-Putnam Enterprise Zone.

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  • WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump unleashed a series of tweets Monday in which he tried to place the blame for Russian meddling in U.S. politics on former President Barack Obama and deflect charges of obstruction and collusion onto his predecessor.
  • DETROIT (AP) — A federal judge on Monday temporarily suspended the deportation of 1,400 Iraqi nationals in the U.S. while he determines whether his court is the proper place to consider their fears of physical harm if they're kicked out of the country.
  • SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A federal judge Monday questioned the reach of a new Texas "sanctuary cities" law supported by the Trump administration but that four of the nation's largest cities, some police chiefs and immigrant-rights groups are trying to stop taking effect in September.

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