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Doing more with less is no longer an option — SIUC gives testimony to Higher Learning Commission

CARBONDALE — We can’t do any more with any less: this was the takeaway from Monday’s Higher Educati… Read more

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Female cheetahs detect suitable mates from males’ urine, study by SIU researcher shows

CARBONDALE — It turns out, female cheetahs are quite picky about their mates. And when they’re allo… Read more

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Opinion | Les Winkeler

Winkeler: Who is Mike Schildt?

Every St. Louis Cardinals fan has heard of Red Schoendienst, Stan Musial, Bob Gibson, Lou Brock, Te… Read more

Life

Dear Abby: Planned Baby Name Renews Pain of Tragic Loss for Family

Dear Abby: I come from a small, close family. Last year, we suffered a devastating loss. My cousin … Read more

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Multi-car accident results in injuries

A two-vehicle crash in rural Jackson County on Monday resulted in extractions being necessary for b… Read more

Salukimania

Salukis' Chinn, James progressing as season opener draws closer

CARBONDALE — Ten days from the season opener, SIU football coach Nick Hill was optimistic starting … Read more

State/Region

Illinois State Fair vendors see drop in attendance, sales

SPRINGFIELD — Attendance and sales at the Illinois State Fair declined from last year, vendors said… Read more

Government and Politics

Rauner rejects expanded union benefits for paramedics, EMTs

Gov. Bruce Rauner has vetoed legislation that would expand benefits and collective bargaining right… Read more

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Entertainment

Photos: Celebrity looks from the pink carpet at the MTV Video Music Awards

Here's a look at what celebrities wore on the "pink carpet" at the MTV Video Music Awards at Radio … Read more

Entertainment

Today's celebrity chitchat

We know you want to know first! Southern Illinois people are buzzing about today's celebrity surpri… Read more

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Government and Politics

Obama records video backing Pritzker for Illinois governor

Former President Barack Obama has recorded a video supporting Democrat J.B. Pritzker for Illinois g… Read more

Government and Politics

Law allows firearm permit grace period during renewal

Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed a law that allows Firearm Owners Identification cards to stay active e… Read more

State/Region

GOP picks disgraced Illinois lawmaker's replacement

Helene Miller Walsh, the wife of a conservative radio host and former Illinois congressman, will re… Read more

State/Region

Festivals, parades to mark Illinois' 200th Constitution Day

A series of festivals, parades, and other events will mark the 200th anniversary of Illinois adopti… Read more

Local News

1 dead in single-vehicle crash on Illinois 4 in Jackson County

One person is dead after crashing his or her vehicle in rural Jackson County early Monday morning. Read more

Prep, College & Pro Sports

Sports: Miners squander chances in 2-1 loss to Gateway

The Southern Illinois Miners failed to get the big hit they needed it Sunday night against the Gate… Read more

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