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Carr: Statement coming in Varughese case

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An official explanation of the circumstances surrounding the disappearance and death of an SIU student last year likely is on the way, just as his family and friends prepare to commemorate the somber one-year anniversary of his passing.

Hearing delayed in Molly Young case

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The attorney representing the father of Molly Young in a wrongful death suit against her former boyfriend said Monday that a hearing was delayed because of concerns about the judge’s previous involvement with the case.

Mike Henry: Keep Grubbs at the PD

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One of the city’s two candidates for mayor is advocating that the interim chief of the Carbondale Police Department remain on as the organization’s permanent leader. John “Mike” Henry, a Carbondale businessman vying to become mayor in the spring election, says he is a supporter of Interim Police Chief Jeff Grubbs.

Carbondale City Councilman arrested

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City Councilman Lance Jack has been arrested again on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol. Carbondale Police confirm that Jack, 44, was arrested late last week. Interim Police Chief Jeff Grubbs said more information would be released later today.

SIU spring enrollment is up

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SIU is reporting a slight uptick in spring enrollment on its Carbondale campus compared with last year — the second such semester increase in a row. On Tuesday, the university 
reported that 16,684 students are enrolled for the spring semester, an increase of 65 students over spring 2014. The growth in spring enrollment continues the trend started in the fall, when enrollment increased for the first time in 10 years.


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