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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 ...

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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Sweet Surprises

Sweet Surprises

February 6, 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...

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