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Political pundits talk 2016 presidential election candidates

By Bill Lukitsch, @Bill_LukitschDE

November 16, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

Political pundits are in the unique position to watch one of the most crowded presidential races in decades unfold as the 17 remaining candidates for 2016 remain in play. With the Iowa caucus less than three months away, three experts...

Regional poll shows approval of bobcat hunting, trapping

By Bill Lukitsch, @Bill_LukitschDE

November 9, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

Southern Illinoisans are statistically in favor of a new law to bring bobcat season back to the state next year, despite harsh criticism from animal-rights advocacy groups. Gov. Bruce Rauner signed legislation in July amendin...

Voters think Illinois is headed in wrong direction

By Shannon Allen, @ShannonAllen_DE

October 13, 2015

Filed under News

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...

Lt. Governor touts commitment to education

By Sam Beard, @SamBeard_DE

September 17, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

Lt. Gov. Evelyn Sanguinetti visited the university Thursday to endorse her office's policies and celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. Sanguinetti, the first latina Lt. Gov. in the country, is the highest officer in the state besides Gov. Bruce...

Innovation expert talks Internet and economic growth

By Jacob Wiegand, @JacobWiegand_DE

July 21, 2015

Filed under City, News

More than four years ago, Google Fiber announced it would be coming to Kansas City, Kan. offering very high speed, gigabit Internet to the community.The issue of faster Internet access is one of great concern to those in Carbonda...

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