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     July 10, 2019      #56-191 sdj 0
 
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Fireworks explode over the Kankakee River as part of the Fourth of July Celebration at Kankakee Community College in 2011.
Mayor: No more laser shows 

KANKAKEE — To save taxpayers’ money, Kankakee replaced the annual Fourth of July fireworks with a laser show this year.

The community’s reaction: Not good.

In a Facebook Live video, Mayor Chasity Wells-Armstrong said Sunday she understood residents’ criticism of the laser display, which was done at Kankakee Community College. Many said they were unable to see the show from across the river.

Another complaint was that there wasn’t enough patriotic music during the show — something the mayor agreed with.

KANKAKEE — To save taxpayers’ money, Kankakee replaced the annual Fourth of July fireworks with a laser show this year.

The community’s reaction: Not good.

In a Facebook Live video, Mayor Chasity Wells-Armstrong said Sunday she understood residents’ criticism of the laser display, which was done at Kankakee Community College. Many said they were unable to see the show from across the river.

Another complaint was that there wasn’t enough patriotic music during the show — something the mayor agreed with.

KANKAKEE: para ahorrar dinero a los contribuyentes, Kankakee reemplazó los fuegos artificiales anuales del Cuatro de Julio con un espectáculo de láser este año.

La reacción de la comunidad: No es buena.

En un video de Facebook Live, la alcaldesa Chasity Wells-Armstrong dijo el domingo que entendió las críticas de los residentes a la pantalla láser, que se realizó en el Kankakee Community College. Muchos dijeron que no podían ver el espectáculo desde el otro lado del río.

Otra queja fue que no hubo suficiente ...

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Chasity Wells-Armstrong