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Community to host vigil Saturday to protest budget impasse

By Anna Spoerre, @annaspoerre

March 2, 2016

Concerned community members will gather downtown Saturday to continue protesting the state's ongoing budget crisis.The Peace Coalition of Southern Illinois, as part of the Fellowship of Reconciliation, is holding its monthly Vigil ...

MAP funding may be on the chopping block

By Bill Lukitsch, @Bill_LukitschDE

October 22, 2015

Caught in the middle of Illinois' contentious state politics are college students who depend on state aid grants to fund their educations. State Sen. Gary Forby (D-Benton) met with SIUC students and members of the press Thursday to discuss M...

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