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Voters think Illinois is headed in wrong direction

By Shannon Allen, @ShannonAllen_DE

October 13, 2015

Southern Illinois voters overwhelmingly disapprove of Gov. Bruce Rauner’s performance and the nation’s direction, according to a recent Paul Simon Public Policy Institute poll.The over-the-phone poll was completed by 401 voter...

Carbondale man sentenced for parole violation

By Branda Mitchell, @BrandaM_DE

June 30, 2015

Charles Thomas was sentenced to two years in prison for unlawful possession of a controlled substance on June 22 in the Jackson County Circuit Court.Thomas was arrested on October 3, 2013 for outstanding warrants, according to a pre...

New taxes proposed for Carbondale

By Hayley Dillon, @HayleyDillon_DE

February 23, 2015

A six-figure city deficit could lead to an increase in the price of prepared food, soft drinks and alcoholic beverages.Jane Adams and Lee Fronabarger—members of the Carbondale City Council—recently proposed a packaged liquor...

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