Mount Vernon man joins Marion law firm

Mount Vernon man joins Marion law firm

The Adam B. Lawler Law Firm LLC has announced that Joshua D. Shirley has joined the firm as an associate attorney. New

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Rotary Club to host fundraiser at S&B's

The Rotary Club of the Carterville Area is teaming up with S&B's Burger Joint in Carbondale for a Pay It Forward fundraiser. New

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Marriage to slovenly wife brings husband close to tears, divorce

Dear Abby: I have been married 40 years, and it's just the two of us. I work full time and make a good living. We have a large house in a grea…

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St. Francis' new patient tower now open

After more than 42 months of planning, St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau opened its new five-story patient tower July 1.

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Voice of The Southern: Don't rush chancellor search

Voice of The Southern: Don't rush chancellor search

The Southern Illinois University Board of Trustees should take a deep breath, tap the local talent and suspend the search for a long-term chan…

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Erickson: Hostages aplenty in the budget logjam

Erickson: Hostages aplenty in the budget logjam

As the impasse over the state budget has unfolded over the past few weeks, I've had multiple people ask me on a daily basis whether lawmakers …

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Pension problems came with the job

To the Editor:

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Wet weather causing problems for farmers

Wet weather causing problems for farmers

Wet weather in Southern Illinois has been an annoyance to many residents, but to farmers in the region, it can be detrimental.

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Ellis-Clutts

Ellis-Clutts

Ashton Ellis and Jared Clutts announce their engagement.

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Mr. and Mrs. Steve Zebos

Mr. and Mrs. Steve Zebos

Mr. and Mrs. Steve Zebos of Pinellas Park, Florida, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary at a family gathering in Pinellas Park.

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Kirk: Protecting our veterans on the home front

Kirk: Protecting our veterans on the home front

As Americans, we take care of our veterans. Illinois is proud to be home to more than 700,000 men and women who have served our country and wo…

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Krauthammer: The worst agreement in U.S. diplomatic history

Krauthammer: The worst agreement in U.S. diplomatic history

The devil is not in the details. It's in the entire conception of the Iran deal, animated by President Obama's fantastical belief that he, uni…

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Washington Post: When churches burn

The following editorial ran in Friday's Washington Post.

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Birth Announcements

ALKHOZAIMI, Luord, DAWOD, Sameer, a daughter, Monday, June 22, 2015, Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.

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Winkeler: World Cup soccer has become a guilty pleasure

Winkeler: World Cup soccer has become a guilty pleasure

Normally, I would only make a confession of this nature in a small, dimly-lit space in the corner of a church: I plan to watch the World Cup c…

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‘Long running script’ result of browser

Question: Every time I close my Windows 7 PC, I get a message that says there is a "long running script" that needs to be closed. How do I get…

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3 employees injured when car hits Urbana restaurant

URBANA — Authorities say three restaurant employees were injured with cooking grease when a car hit a barbeque restaurant in Urbana.

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Sparta, Orient to battle for Harmsen Wooden Bat Classic title

STEELEVILLE — The first game on the final day of the 8th annual Harold Harmsen Wooden Bat Classic will be winner takes all when Sparta Post 39… Updated: 11:53 pm

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Woman known for trying to sneak on planes arrested again

CHICAGO — A woman who has repeatedly tried to sneak aboard airplanes has been arrested again a day after being released from Cook County Jail …

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East St. Louis paid big legal fees to state senator's firm

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — A published report says cash-strapped East St. Louis paid state Sen. James Clayborne's law firm more than $775,000…

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Report: Firm fees from Chicago schools borrowing tops $18M

CHICAGO — Dozens of legal and financial firms have been paid roughly $18 million in fees from borrowing and debt-refinancing deals with Chicag… Updated: 11:11 pm

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One injured in Perry County crash

One person suffered minor injuries from a crash involving three vehicles Friday in Perry County.

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Race to replace ex-Rep. Schock a classic GOP primary contest

Race to replace ex-Rep. Schock a classic GOP primary contest

SPRINGFIELD — The race to replace former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock has shaped up as a classic Republican primary, pitting the son of a longtime I… Updated: 11:03 pm

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Illinois honors victims of Charleston church shootings

SPRINGFIELD — Illinois is honoring the nine victims of last month's shooting at a historic black church. Updated: 11:11 pm

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State budget limbo affects services and projects

SPRINGFIELD — The state budget stalemate is affecting services and projects in central Illinois.

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Murphysboro man drowns in Carbon Lake

A 49-year-old Murphysboro man was found dead today in Carbon Lake, according to Jackson County Sheriff's Office.

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Voice of The Southern: Thumbs up, thumbs down

Voice of The Southern: Thumbs up, thumbs down

Thumbs up to independent redistricting.

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