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Blue Sky to host Tay-Sachs benefit concert

By Austin Flynn

August 22, 2012

Filed under City, Latest News

After six years of successful fundraisers that work toward a cure for the Tay-Sachs disease, Blue Sky Winery may host its final campaign Saturday.“We continued it last year and we continued it this year, but it sounds like t...

City Council allows video gambling within city limits

By Caleb Motsinger

August 21, 2012

Filed under City, Latest News

Video gambling machines, higher water fees and more were passed at Tuesday's City Council meeting.Gambling machines will be put in Carbondale bars and fraternal organizations such as the Elks and Lions Club.Though Mayor Joel Fr...

Jackson County Board to vote on fracking

By Caleb Motsinger

August 21, 2012

Filed under City, Latest News

The Jackson County Board will discuss hydraulic fracturing and tourism when it meets tonight at 6 p.m. in the Jackson County Courthouse.As of a July 24 meeting, the county board’s land use and economic development committee said the ...

Police remind drivers to stay safe during Labor Day

By Lauren Duncan

August 18, 2012

Filed under City, Latest News

Police are warning drivers of increased enforcement through the upcoming holiday weekend.The Carbondale Police Department announced Aug. 10 its late night plans for the 2012 Labor Day “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over/Click It ...

New program revives classic B-movie horror

By Karsten Burgstahler

August 18, 2012

Filed under City, Latest News

With the advent of new technology in the projection booth, patrons can now be connected with some of their favorite cult movies like never before.By use of satellite, moviegoers can now view more live content. One result of this...

SIU alumnus completes motorcycle race, long time goal

By Nathan Maul

August 18, 2012

Filed under City, Latest News

For many people who go to Las Vegas for their birthday, they look forward to getting there. For one SIU alumnus, though, the best part was riding out.Doug Daugherty, of Makanda, Carbondale fireman Dallas Mayer and his son Levi M...

Prescription discount available to residents

By Lauren Duncan

August 18, 2012

Filed under City, Latest News

Carbondale has a new program that gives uninsured residents and students a Prescription Discount Card that will make prescriptions easier to obtain and more affordable.The Prescription Discount Card can be picked up at the Stud...

Southern Regions receives funds for another year

By Austin Flynn

August 13, 2012

Filed under Campus, City, Latest News

After a summer of uncertainty, 63 to 70 Non-Tenure Track employees at Southern Regions Early Childhood Program have received notification their jobs are safe for another school year.Lisa Browning, program coordinator for Southe...

Early debate tests candidates’ skills

By Caleb Motsinger

August 13, 2012

Filed under City, Latest News

Three untested candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives will introduce themselves to Illinois’ 12th Congressional District tonight in the first of three scheduled debates.But with the election more than two months away, ...

Winston beats heat

Winston beats heat

August 1, 2012

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