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Council to finalize insurance switch

By Austin Flynn

November 12, 2012

Filed under City, Latest News

Tonight, the City Council will discuss the chance to change Carbondale’s insurance provider for the first time in 20 years as well as an ordinance to lease property to a community garden company.According to the council age...

Bureau anticipates new director

By Austin Flynn

November 8, 2012

Filed under City, Latest News

Carbondale’s Convention and Tourism Bureau board director said much work is being done to kickstart the revitalized organization, and an executive director will help the process even more.“I’ll be very excited to have a...

Pension amendment falls short among Illinois voters

By Austin Flynn

November 7, 2012

Filed under City, Latest News

An amendment to the state constitution that would have made it more difficult to increase pension benefits for public employees won the majority of votes but still failed to pass.The proposed amendment needed either a favorab...

Illinois organizations send relief for Sandy

By Jack Robinson

November 7, 2012

Filed under City, Latest News

In the wake of Superstorm Sandy, area charities and agencies have made contributions to the disaster relief.Superstorm Sandy hit the East Coast Oct. 28 and brought a death count of about 113. At its peak, more than 8 million ...

Election 2012 timeline

Election 2012 timeline

November 7, 2012

Bost wins race unopposed

By Lauren Duncan

November 6, 2012

Filed under City, Latest News

State Representative Mike Bost had an easy win Tuesday for his 10th term in the House.Bost (R-Murphysboro) ran unopposed for the 115th district seat he has occupied since 1995. While other area candidates eyed the polls close...

Electoral college majority will decide presidential election

By Riley Swinford

November 5, 2012

Filed under City, Latest News

Today’s presidential election will come down to just 270 votes.The U.S. uses an electoral college system to officially elect its president, which means electors from each state cast votes based on their state’s popular vote...

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