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Bessemer city council OKs 4th of July celebration


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BESSEMER — After some debate the Bessemer City Council gave the 4th of July Committee the OK to proceed Monday.

“We are planning to move forward with our 4th of July. We have to have something to look forward to. We have to have something to hope for,” Linda Nelson said, as she addressed her fellow council members.

Mayor pro tem Terry Kryshack expressed concerns the city could be held liable if someone got sick with coronavirus at the festival and cited the issue of liability is being debated in Congress.

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