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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 ...

Love is blind

Love is blind

February 13, 2012


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Casey Nehrkorn, of Elkville, exits a limo Monday outside Morello’s Pizza and Grill in Harrisburg. The limo was provided for her and her blind date Dane Neace, of Herrin. Nehrkorn’s name was entered to win a date with a stranger through Z100 River Radio Station. The catch was both her and her dat...

Let the Massacre Begin

Let the Massacre Begin

February 12, 2012


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Stalker Texas Ranger, left, and Bawdy Lee Harm, center, battle for position Saturday during the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre at The Pavilion in Marion. The Southern Illinois Roller Girls’ scrimmage officially opened the 2012 season. Their first bout is on March 3 in Marion against the Twin City ...

Learning to be a leader

Learning to be a leader

February 9, 2012


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Deckin’ out the dorm

Deckin’ out the dorm

February 7, 2012


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The challenges of a choral commitment

February 6, 2012


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At 7:30 a.m., the music begins.For Monica Bertrand, a senior from St. Charles studying music education, the last note does not hit until well after the sun sets.Bertrand begins each day by assisting Carlyn Zimmermann, choir director of Carbondale Community High School.Bertrand said she is not required...

Sweet Surprises

Sweet Surprises

February 6, 2012


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Relaxing on the rocks

Relaxing on the rocks

February 2, 2012


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Megan McMeekan, a junior from Moline studying agribusiness economics, takes a break between classes Thursday outside Morris Library.“As long as the weather is nice, I like to sit outside,” McMeekan said. The high Thursday was 61 degrees, but the weather will change course with colder temperatures an...

Bright lights, little city

Bright lights, little city

By Genna Ord

February 1, 2012


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Andrea Slotten, a sophomore from Lake Zurich studying equine science, practices tricks with her LED hula hoop Tuesday at her home in Carbondale. She and several of her friends were having a small campfire in their backyard, hanging out and practicing hooping. “If it’s nice out at night time, this i...

Chilling out in January

Chilling out in January

January 31, 2012


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Swingin’ like it’s spring

Swingin’ like it’s spring

January 30, 2012


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pumping blood and saving lives

pumping blood and saving lives

January 26, 2012


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