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WikiLeaks Reveals Clinton Aides Knew They Had An Email Problem On Their Hands

Hillary Clinton's campaign has been dealing with the fallout from her choice to use a private email server while secretary of state since before there was even officially a campaign. Now, WikiLeaks has released private emails from March 2015 between Clinton advisers talking about how to handle the email mess.Clinton's campaign says the email release is part of a Russian effort to interfere with the U.S. election. The campaign has chosen not to verify the authenticity of the emails hacked from...
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Illinois 12th Congressional District Debate at Lindenwood University-Belleville Campus featuring candidates Rep. Mike Bost (R-Murphysboro), C.J. Baricevic (D-Belleville), and Paula Bradshaw (G-Carbondale).

An upcoming event in Carbondale will bring natural health practitioners together in one place.
The 2nd annual Women's Health Naturally Expo and Workshops features 30 practitioners with workshop that will include "Finding the Root Cause of Illness" as well as yoga and a cardio-dance workout.

Illinois consumers who buy health insurance on the marketplace created by President Barack Obama's overhaul will find less choice than ever when they pick a policy for next year.

The lack of competition is felt nationally. A new analysis by The Associated Press and Avalere Health finds about one-third of U.S. counties will have only one health marketplace insurer next year.

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The City of Carbondale recently gathered the community's thoughts about architectural design standards for the Downtown area.

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and a local photographer is using her own experiences to get more people involved in the fight against abuse.

Illinois has created a network of emergency foster care homes.

Department of Children and Family Services Director George Sheldon says these homes are places youth in the state's care can be sent in lieu of emergency shelters.

Sheldon told a legislative panel Tuesday that there's currently capacity for 36 kids. His goal is to have room for 50.

"Frankly, this state had a series of emergency foster homes a decade or so ago," he said. "I don't know why that was abandoned. I think it's a much more appropriate facility."

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Title IX is a law passed in 1972 that requires gender equity for boys and girls in every educational program that receives federal funding, including athletics.

Former SIU coach and administrator Charlotte West served as a consultant soon after the law passed. WSIU's Brad Palmer sat down with West as she prepares to deliver a presentation tonight on the Carbondale campus entitled, "The Power of Title IX."

Several downstate mass transit districts say they are on the verge of shutdown — or have already shut down.

Thousands of people rely on the services to get to medical appointments, the grocery store, or even work. And in turn the services rely on the state of Illinois for their funding.

Buick, a subsidiary of General Motors, has become the first domestic brand in more than three decades to earn one of the highest ratings for reliability from Consumer Reports. Results from the Consumer Reports Annual Brand Reliability Survey were released in Detroit Monday.


At a campaign stop in Carbondale Monday, Illinois 58th District Senate Candidate Sheila Simon talked to a group of mostly SIU students on the importance of voting in the Presidential Election. 


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The former Rutgers University student whose roommate committed suicide six years ago after being recorded kissing another man pleaded guilty Thursday to a single count of attempted invasion of privacy.

Dharun Ravi, 24, admitted that he activated a secret video camera in order to record his roommate, 18-year-old freshman Tyler Clementi, with the belief that Clementi and another man were preparing to have sex.

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Outside the federal courthouse in Portland, Ore., supporters of Ammon Bundy and his militia followers dress in traditional cowboy attire and wave American flags at passing cars. Some even ride a horse up and down the busy city sidewalk.

A block away, Jarvis Kennedy watches all of this and rolls his eyes.

"We don't claim to be victims, but we were," he says.

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SIU's Campus Lake may finally be on the mend after over five years of suffering from toxic algae. WSIU's Erin Frey has the story.
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