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FBI Seeks Public Help in SIU Threats Case

Calling the threats “frightening,” the FBI said Tuesday they were not a harmless prank even though no one was harmed.

05/01/2013

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Illinois Corn Crop Struggles Between Drought And Flood

“Corn planting remains stalled at 1 percent complete. That compares to 56 percent one year ago, when we had that wonderful early spring,” the USDA says.

04/23/2013

SIUC

Masked Gunmen Rob SIU Students in Their Dorm Room

A scary incident on the campus of Southern Illinois University in Carbondale Wednesday.

12/13/2012

SIU Carbondale

SIU Chancellor Condemns Racial Graffiti on Campus

WSIL-TV reports Cheng spoke out about the epithets found last week. In a university-wide email, she says she won’t accept racial intolerance.

12/10/2012

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Police: SIU Student Dies After Apparent Fall

Authorities say 31-year-old Nathan Morrow of Carbondale was injured Oct. 23, although details of the fall haven’t been made public.

11/20/2012

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Charges Dropped Against Man Accused In Son’s Death

Illinois State Police had said Jackson Pruett was taken unresponsive to a Metropolis hospital in April 2010. The toddler died two days later at a St. Louis hospital.

10/30/2012

University of Illinois

Illinois Lt. Governor Supports Efforts To Rein In Tuition Costs

Simon cites a Pew Research Center report that found students amassed an average of $26,000 in student loans in 2010.

10/15/2012

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Illinois State Treasurer Pushes Back Against Prison Plan

With the prison population at an all-time high, the state needs the space at Tamms and Dwight, says state Treasurer Dan Rutherford.

09/20/2012

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2.5 Magnitude Quake Felt in Belleville, Carbondale

An earthquake shook sections of the Metro-East around 7:30 this morning.

09/05/2012

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Illinois Delegation Heads To Democratic National Convention

The Illinois delegation bubbled with excitement four years ago. Now, says Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon, the thrill is gone.

09/03/2012

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