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Governor shows support for Harrisburg

Governor shows support for Harrisburg

March 5, 2012


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Gov. Pat Quinn congratulates Harrisburg High School basketball player Capel Henshaw Saturday following the team’s victory over Pinckneyville at the Duff-Kingston Gymnasium in El Dorado. Henshaw led Harrisburg with a total of 22 points. The Bulldogs will face Breese Central High School at Super-Sec...

Commissioned to Create

Commissioned to Create

February 28, 2012


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Nick Apple, of Northbrook, works on a mural Monday on the front of The Premier Lounge, a Carbondale nightclub. Apple said he has recently been hired to paint murals for multiple businesses in town. “I like getting paid to mess up people’s walls,” Apple said. Read More »...

Sweating at sunrise

Sweating at sunrise

February 28, 2012


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Sweating at sunriseFrom left to right, Thomas Gerth, a senior from West Frankfort studying business management, Aaron Johnson, a senior from Wayne City studying criminal justice, and Stephen Ellis, a senior from Saint Libory studying psychology, do pull-ups during their Tuesday morning physical trainin...

Newcomers to news

Newcomers to news

February 27, 2012


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Mike Eichholz, left, of Murphysboro, pretends to put on a newscast Saturday with his sons Carson, center, and Caden, right, at the Science Center in Carbondale.  To simulate a real newscast, children may put on a suit jacket, read the prompts and see themselves on the screen in front of the set. The...

Drawing from a Sunny Perspective

Drawing from a Sunny Perspective

February 23, 2012


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Erin Benefiel, a junior from Carbondale studying art history, works on her one-point perspective drawing Thursday near Faner Hall. Benefiel was working on the project for her Introduction to Drawing class. The students were required to focus on architecture and create a perspective drawing in an outside env...

Giving Guidance to Volunteers

Giving Guidance to Volunteers

February 22, 2012


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 Justin Zurlinden, of Carbondale, left, and Emily Russell, a junior from West Frankfort studying marketing, joke around Tuesday at Vintage Soul. Zurlinden, the owner of Vintage Soul, and Russell were creating a guidebook for volunteers to refer to when Zurlinden is away from the shop. Fourteen people hav...

Kid Tiger earns stripes at Studio A

Kid Tiger earns stripes at Studio A

February 21, 2012


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The Tenure Game

The Tenure Game

By Tara Kulash

February 20, 2012


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Giant City Stables caters to young riders

Giant City Stables caters to young riders

February 20, 2012


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The car doctor goes off duty

The car doctor goes off duty

February 16, 2012


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Steve "The Car Doctor" Segner, of Carterville, stands on his estate near Spillway Road Thursday. Segner said he was gathering firewood to heat his house. Segner has a greenhouse made mostly of recycled materials, where he grows food to feed himself and sell along the roadside, he said. He said he be...

Holding on to history

Holding on to history

February 15, 2012


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A student climbs Tuesday on the rock wall in the Recreation Center. The wall has been drawing climbers since it was built in 1980. According to the guidebook “Vertical Heartland,” the climbing wall was one of the first indoor walls built in America and had holds made out of mahogany wood that have...

Don’t mess with happiness

Don’t mess with happiness

February 14, 2012


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Jesse W. Crow, 85, right, of DeSoto, and 90-year-old Nadine Phoenix of Oraville, share a Valentine’s Day kiss Tuesday at the Rehab and Care Center of Jackson County in Murphysboro. The two have been dating for the last 17 years and have no interest in getting married, they said. “We don’t want ...

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