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Blew’s brews making noise at Molly’s Pint

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Nick and Molly Blew co-own Molly’s Pint. What began as a love for brewing beer in his kitchen 10 years ago eventually led to the dream of Molly’s Pint, which became a reality.

MVC basketball will be a dog fight this season

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With the departure of the MVC gorilla in the room, Wichita State, to the AAC last month, ESPN pundits are like hornets after someone has hit their nest with a baseball bat: flying hither and thither with no knowledge or forethought.

Analytics will help student pilots make better decisions

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For the last year, Ken Bro, an assistant instructor in the aviation management and flight program, has been meshing variables from student landings, including engine performance, wind, altitude, speed and a plane’s bank, to examine safety.

Wisconsin photographer gets second shot at eclipse

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Seaton, 52, was just a young teenager in 1979 when a major solar eclipse visible in the United States provided his first chance to document such an event.

Lonestar property could be hot real estate item: City manager says property shouldn’t be vacant for long

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Lonestar closed its doors on Jan. 20, according to a sign on its doors. However, the property is along the busiest corridor in Carbondale and has great visibility from the road, something that major national companies like to see when choosing a new location.

Schimpf defeats Simon in Senate race as Republicans do well in Jackson County state races

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Dustin Duncan

Carbondale Times


Paul Schimpf, a retired marine and current Waterloo attorney is now set to take a seat in the Illinois Senate after defeating Carbondale Attorney Sheila Simon Tuesday night. 

Schimpf will assume the seat being vacated by retiring Senator David Luechtefeld in January. He won the race by obtaining 42,839 votes for 62.7 percent, while Simon received 25,451 votes for 37.3 percent, with 183 of 232 precincts reporting. 


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