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Government and Politics

Kelly and Auxier go head to head in Bost's absence at first 12th District debate

BELLEVILLE — The two challengers in Illinois’ 12th District contest had the conversation all to the… Read more

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Here's what's going on this SIUC's Homecoming this week

CARBONDALE — Locals, students and alumni are invited to enjoy a full calendar of homecoming activit… Read more


Hilton Home2 Suites now open in downtown Carbondale

CARBONDALE — After multiple delays and a lengthy construction process, Carbondale’s Hilton Home2 Su… Read more

Entertainment Events

The vultures are back, and so is Makanda's Vulture Fest

As temperatures in the area finally begin their descent to signal a true beginning to fall, familia… Read more

Prep Soccer | Carbondale, Anna-Jonesboro advance to regional final

CARBONDALE — James Oberg scored his first hat trick of the season and Josh Payne assisted on a care… Read more


Southern Illinois people no longer have to clean their gutters

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Sports: Once a dream, HOF now a reality for Jeneva McCall

During her undergraduate years at Southern Illinois University, Jeneva McCall (Stevens) spent time … Read more


SPORTS BRIEFS: IHSA girls tennis tourney starts Thursday

Four-time Class 1A sectional champion Reagan Ridgway of Herrin leads a contingent of 12 players fro… Read more


Dear Abby: Mother's empty-nest syndrome becomes an unhealthy fixation

Dear Abby: I am suffering from a depression I think many mothers experience when they become empty … Read more

Prep, College & Pro Sports

Sports: Murphysboro falls 1-0 in Belleville soccer sectional

BELLEVILLE – Father McGivney High School scored halfway through the first half and made it hold up … Read more


Gallagher scores goal, Canadiens edge Blues

MONTREAL — The Montreal Canadiens are leaving teams behind — and trying not to get too far ahead of themselves. Read more


Belichick: Don't compare Bears' Mack to LT just yet

LAKE FOREST — No matter how dominant Chicago Bears star pass rusher Khalil Mack is, New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick wanted to make one thing clear. Read more


Home and Garden

Affordable Starter Homes in the Carbondale Area

Looking for a good deal? Check out these affordable, inexpensive homes to buy in the Carbondale are… Read more


Today's celebrity chitchat

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


Prep, College & Pro Sports

Southern Illinoisan Sports Podcast

Southern Illinoisan sports writers Todd Hefferman, Bucky Dent and Les Winkeler discuss this weekend… Read more

Prep, College & Pro Sports

Southern Illinoisan Sports Podcast

Join Southern Illinoisan sports writers Todd Hefferman, Bucky Dent and Les Winkeler in this week's … Read more


Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford on track to return Thursday

CHICAGO — It has been a long and arduous process for Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford to complete his return to the NHL from last season's concussion, so what's one more day before making it official? Read more

National Politics

What happened to Khashoggi? Key moments in the disappearance — and suspected gruesome slaying — of the Washington Post columnist

A timeline of the events surrounding the disappearance — and alleged gruesome slaying — of Washingt… Read more

State & Regional

Sessions bound for Chicago to speak to anti-crime group

CHICAGO (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions will deliver a speech in Chicago on the heels of a Trump administration decision to oppose a proposed plan to overhaul Chicago police under close court supervision. Read more

Arts and Theatre

Photography exhibit highlights frames of everyday life

CARBONDALE — Photographers operate on curiosity. For Daniel Overturf, a professor in the cinema and… Read more