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  1. SWIC students can earn SIU aviation degreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KFVS12

    Students at Southwestern Illinois College who have an associate degree in an aviation-related field can now earn a bachelor's degree from Southern Illinois University Carbondale in aviation management. Students will be able to take SIU Carbondale's aviation management courses at SWIC through off-campus classes, possibly as early as this summer.

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  2. Judge: Chicago Man Stand Trial for SIU ThreatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WTAX-AM Springfield

    A Chicago man has been found fit to stand trial on charges accusing him of mailing violent threats to Southern Illinois University's Carbondale campus. A federal judge agreed with a psychiatrist's decision in the case of Derrick Burns, who waived his right to a competency hearing and did not file objections to the evaluation.

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  3. Judge Rules Chicago Man Can Stand Trial for SIU ThreatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WSIL

    A federal judge has ruled that a Chicago man is fit to stand trial on accusations he mailed violent threats to Southern Illinois University's Carbondale campus. U.S. District Judge Staci M. Yandle agreed with a psychiatrist's decision regarding Derrick Dawon Burns during a Thursday status conference.

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  4. Performance Leaves People Walking Away DisappointedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WSIL

    He's one of the biggest names in rap music, and some tickets for Monday's Lil Wayne appearance at Levels in Carbondale went for more than $100. "I wouldn't really say I got my money's worth," said SIU student Jacklynn Boatman.

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  5. Four road wins extend Softball's winning streak to six gamesRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Times-Delphic

    ... runs in the opening inning, the Bulldogs never looked back. After a few days of practice, the Bulldogs headed to Carbondale on Saturday to face the Southern Illinois Salukis in a doubleheader, sweeping both games. In game one, the offense struggled ...

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  6. Donald R. FinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Breeze Courier

    ... and Allis-Chalmers. He graduated from Taylorville High School in 1954 and attended Southern Illinois University Carbondale before serving his Country in the United States Army, enlisting in September of 1955. He enjoyed working outdoors, especially ...

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  7. SIU recognized again for "green" effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | KFVS12

    Southern Illinois University in Carbondale has earned national recognition for its commitment to "green" initiatives for the third year in a row and the fourth time in six years. The Princeton Review's Guide to 353 Green Colleges: 2015 Edition, which was released on April 16, highlights SIU and other universities on the basis of their 2014 "green rating" scores.

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  8. EXCHANGE: Carbondale students immersed in SpanishRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Greenwich Citizen

    Only five minutes remained before the end of the day in Sara Diaz 's class at Parrish School in Carbondale, and after hours of learning, mental fatigue had started setting in among the students. "They are tired at the end of the day because their brain is working so hard," she said.

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  9. Southern Illinois University to host physicist Michio KakuRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | KFVS12

    Bestselling author and theoretical physicist, Michio Kaku, whose work includes predicting trends affecting business, commerce and finance will visit Southern Illinois University Carbondale as part of the Distinguished Speaker Series.

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  10. Lil Wayne comes to Carbondale, ILRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | KFVS12

    Well-known rapper, Lil Wanye, is making his way to Carbondale, Illinois in just a few hours, in a venue that's not his usual arena. He's an artist that pours in more than tens of thousands of fans in certain venues throughout the nation.

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  11. Carbondale, IL woman facing charges of contributing to child's truancyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | KFVS12

    Bryant appeared on April 7 for a first appearance. The information alleges that the offenses occurred between Aug. 28 and Feb. 5. According to the States Attorney for Jackson County, Michael C. Carr, that is a Class C misdemeanor that carries a maximum penalty of 30 days in jail.

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  12. Planning organization to hold 2nd round of public meetingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | KFVS12

    ... meetings in February on two planning projects the preparation of a Long Range Transportation Plan for the Marion-Carbondale planning area and the Giant City Road Corridor Improvement Plan.

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  13. SIU campus reopens after report of gunmanRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Southern Illinois University police have reopened the downstate Carbondale campus after evacuating Lawson Hall "immediately" for a report of a gunman on campus. Police said about 9:15 p.m. that they believed there was a gunman on campus, but could not confirm if any shots were fired, according to the department's official Twitter feed.

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  14. 5 vehicles stolen in Carbondale, 2 found burnedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | KFVS12

    Carbondale police are investigating five vehicle thefts that happened between April 13 and April 14. Two vans and three motorcycles were stolen. Both vans were recovered on April 14 at the Columbia Bottoms Conservation Area in St. Louis County, Mo.

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  15. Meet Lisa Fernandez, Photojournalist for the Des Moines RegisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2009 | Examiner.com

    ... IL. After graduating from Marie Curie high school, she began her collegiate career at Southern Illinois State in Carbondale, IL http://www.siu.edu/ , and later at Columbia College in downtown Chicago http://www.colum.edu/ where she discovered her ...

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  16. Southern Illinois University to hike tuition for incoming freshmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | KFVS12

    The Southern Illinois University System Board voted on Thursday to hike tuition for incoming undergraduate freshman by 5 percent for students attending the Edwardsville and Carbondale campuses. University spokeswoman Rae Goldsmith said this was a decision the board has grappled with over the past several months.

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  17. Carbondale man sentenced after threatening officer, trespassingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | KFVS12

    Daniel R. Hamilton, of Carbondale, Illinois, was convicted of the charges following a jury trial which was held on Feb. 25. He was sentenced on Wednesday, April 16, 2015. The defendant will serve a period of mandatory supervised release of one year upon his release from the Department of Corrections.

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  18. Teen Reported Missing in CarbondaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | WSIL

    Carbondale Police are asking for help locating a missing teen. Officers took a missing person report April 3 on Briana S. Terrell.

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  19. Auditions set for "Healin' Home"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | KFVS12

    Calling all actors and actresses. Auditions are set for an upcoming production at Varsity Center of the Arts in Carbondale, IL.

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  20. Rauner SIU Commencement Speech Draws Some CriticismRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | WIFR

    ... from some who cite the first-term Republican's call to cut state funding to universities by 31.5 percent. The (Carbondale) Southern Illinoisan reports an online petition has been set up asking the university to replace Rauner as a speaker at the May ...

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