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Congressman Mike Bost addresses the crowd with President Donald J. Trump, during the Murphysboro campaign rally, Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018, at the Southern Illinois Airport. (Isabel Miller | @IsabelMillerDE)
Bost continues to defend Trump, refuses interview about link between challenging election results and Jan. 6 insurrection
By Kallie Cox, Editor-in-Chief
Republican Rep. Mike Bost (IL-12) continues to defend President Trump and refused to be interviewed about links between Trump’s false election fraud claims and the riots at the capitol on Jan. 6.
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Christmas in quarantine: How to celebrate the holidays during the pandemic
Christmas in quarantine: How to celebrate the holidays during the pandemic
By Keaton Yates, Staff Reporter
Holidays are looking different  in 2020 due to the Coronavirus. Many may be celebrating the next few weeks via Zoom or maybe not at all. 
Column: SIU School of Medicine Dean and Provost Jerry Kruse, discusses COVID-19 vaccines
Column: SIU School of Medicine Dean and Provost Jerry Kruse, discusses COVID-19 vaccines
By Jerry Kruse, Dean and Provost of SIU School of Medicine
Development of COVID-19 vaccines has progressed more rapidly than the development of any other vaccines in history.  Two mRNA vaccines, from Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna, will be considered for Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) by the FDA in the next two weeks. 
Democratic presidential candidates former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) speak after the Democratic Presidential Debate at Texas Southern University
Opinion- Kamala Harris: The truth behind identity politics
By Oreoluwa Ojewuyi, Staff Reporter
In 2008, Barack Obama made history when he became the first African American president. At nine years old it mattered to me that someone who looked like me was now the leader of this country.
Trump hats sit in a bin at Doris Miller
A Trump supporter reflects on current events in the Capitol
By Leah Sutton, Photo Editor
Doris Miller reflects on the 2020 election and the insurrection in the Capitol after she concluded her fundraising for President Trump with raising $8,350.
SIU students and staff react to the events that occurred at the Capitol
Southern Illinois Rep. Mary Miller targeted for censure
Jacob Bucknam, the owner of Soil Grown, tends to CBD plants inside a tented greenhouse Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, in Carbondale, Ill. “We grow and harvest and sell our own CBD flowers. This is just one of the beginning phases of it. We’ve had the place since February but COVID
affected us pretty hard as far as getting the doors open. We didn’t really open the doors until July and ya know we’re just now starting to see an uptick in sales as people are finding out we’re here,” Bucknam said.
Photo of the Day: Local CBD
By James Allen, Staff Photographer • November 14, 2020
“We grow and harvest and sell our own CBD flowers. This is just one of the beginning phases of it. We’ve had the place since February but COVID affected us pretty hard as far as getting the doors open. We didn’t really open the doors until July and ya know we’re just now starting to see an uptick in sales as people are finding out we’re here,” Bucknam said.
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Southern Illinois Rep. Mary Miller targeted for censure
Bost continues to defend Trump, refuses interview about link between challenging election results and Jan. 6 insurrection
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