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Rappelling on the rocks

Rappelling on the rocks

January 10, 2012
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Jacob Arcuri, right, of Ina, and Tony Adams, of Bonnie, prepare to rappel down a bluff Monday at Giant City State Park. Paul Adams, an SIU graduate teaching Arcuri and Adams how to rappel, said he has been doing it for several years. “Jumping off cliffs and going fast is what we like to do," he sai...

Unusual weather overrides hibernation

Unusual weather overrides hibernation

January 10, 2012
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 Bill Johnson, of Murphysboro, prepares to take a swing Tuesday at Jackson County Country Club in Murphysboro. Johnson said he played professionally in the past, but now just plays for exercise. Compared with the past few years, he said, the weather this January has been good.  According to the Wea...

Some student workers get no break

Some student workers get no break

January 3, 2012
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Heather Vitoux, a senior from Washington, Mo., studying animal science, halters a horse Tuesday at the SIUC Equine Center. Vitoux, a student worker at the center, said she doesn’t mind working during winter break. “I love what I’m doing so it’s not really work to me,” she said. – Lynnette Oos...

Semester in Photos Fall 2011

Semester in Photos Fall 2011

December 15, 2011
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Click here to view the semester in photos!Clockwise, starting from top left: Steve Matzker, Lynnette Oostmeyer, Genna Ord, Sarah Gardner, Nathan Hoefert, Pat Sutphin and Isaac Smith.Click here to view the semester in photos!...

Holiday season means busy time for florists

Holiday season means busy time for florists

December 14, 2011
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De McKinnes, of DeSoto, fills a bucket with water Tuesday at Jerry’s Flower Shoppe in Carbondale. McKinnes said the shop gets busy during the holiday season and has winter plants such as poinsettias everywhere.  The boutique was opened in 1964 and has since been at the same location and ownership....

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