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Black activists criticize mayor's hiring

ALTON - Jobs and hiring were two top topics inside and outside of Wednesday night's City Council meeting.

Nine demonstrators from Concerned Black Men of Alton carried signs outside Alton City Hall, complaining that the new mayor had not appointed any new black employees last month. He did re-appoint Comptroller Stephanie Elliott and Greg Caffey, deputy director of development, housing and grants, both of whom are black.

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