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Blighted Buildings Coming Down Slowly But Surely in Assumption

Many communities across the area are looking at beautifying their town by tearing down blighted buildings. The city of Assumption is doing its part, and the city’s mayor John Kehl says blighted building are a common problem in small town America.


Kehl appeared as a guest on the Newstalk WTIM Morning Show’s Hometown Tour live from Assumption City Hall. He says the city has demolished a handful of buildings the past few years.



Bringing down blighted buildings is no small task according to Kehl.



Kehl says the city still has a few more buildings they are looking to tear down.

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