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Solar eclipse is totality wicked in So. Ill.

By Marnie Leonard, Gabby Pettyjohn, Kitt Fresa, Jacob Selsor, and Samantha Keebler
August 21, 2017
One of Dave Dardis’ eclipse metal sculptures hangs on the wall Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, in his studio in Makanda. (Athena Chrysanthou | @Chrysant1Athena)

Local artists commemorate the eclipse

By Samantha Keebler
August 18, 2017
The upcoming Aug. 21, total eclipse of the sun is on the move. Maps, provided by NASA and others, show a crisply defined, 70-mile-wide path of totality where the moon will block 100 percent of the sun, but they are not as precise as they appear, at least on their edges.

Five eclipse facts to read up on before Monday

By Samantha Keebler
August 16, 2017
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