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Community event to use art to address city issues

By Sam Beard, @SamBeard_DE

November 11, 2015

Filed under News

Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result. One group in town is tired of the same methods of problem solving and is turning to artists for help.Carbondale Community Arts University, ...

Rights group to Jackson County Board: Protect us

By Sam Beard, @SamBeard_DE

September 15, 2015

Filed under Campus, City, News

There was only standing room in Courtroom 1 of the Jackson County Courthouse as the County Board convened Tuesday night. More than 45 people could not find a seat as they rallied to support a Community Bill of Rights, a measure cu...

Inmate literacy lessens reincarceration, group says

By Jessica Brown, @BrownJessicaJ

March 16, 2015

Filed under City, News

Fifty-one percent of Illinois inmates have been previously incarcerated.Barbara Kessell, a founder of a volunteer organization known as 3R’s, or Reading Reduces Recidivism, said inmates reoffend because of the absence of literacy and ...

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