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Splash Park efforts to receive national honor

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Officials with the Carbondale Park District, which finally opened the long-awaited Super Splash Park earlier this year, will travel to Chicago Sept. 27 to receive the third-annual Blue Mind Award.

Dunn: Enrollment must be employees' 'Job 1'

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SIU President Randy Dunn says boosting enrollment is going to have to become a top priority of everyone associated with SIU’s Carbondale campus, even as continuing uncertainty around state funding casts an ever-greater shadow.

SIU enrollment tumbles 7.6 percent

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SIU’s fall enrollment has plummeted at a rate far exceeding most expectations, sliding more than 1,300 students from 2015’s headcount for a total fall-to-fall drop of 7.6 percent.

Police find dead body in woods

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A Tuesday morning call about a fire on East Main Street quickly turned up the remains of a body. Police are releasing few details, but they say officers and firefighters responded to an active fire around 8:02 a.m. Aug. 30 in the 900 block of East Main Street. After extinguishing the fire, they found a dead body.

SIUC chancellor search to get underway

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The process of selecting a new, permanent chancellor for the SIU Carbondale campus will get underway within the coming weeks.


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