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It has been a little more than a year since President Trump, then candidate-Trump, faced furious criticism over the now-infamous Access Hollywood video featuring his comments about groping women. He subsequently faced a barrage of sexual harassment claims.

Zimbabwe's governing ZANU-PF party voted Sunday to remove President Robert Mugabe and appoint ousted Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa to replace him. The move marked a major turn in nearly four decades of the 93-year-old's sometimes brutal and tyrannical rule.

In 2012, after Devin P. Kelley was convicted of domestic violence by a military court, Holloman Air Force Base failed to input that conviction into a federal database used for gun-purchase background checks.

The oversight enabled Kelley to buy multiple weapons from licensed gun dealers, which the ATF says were found at the scene after he killed 26 people at a Texas church.

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The Illinois General Assembly has finally chosen someone to investigate ethics complaints against state legislators and staff. The position had been vacant for nearly three years.

The Legacy of Rend Lake and Southern Illinois.

Nov 3, 2017

As Illinois looks forward to its Bicentennial Celebration, starting on December 3rd, WSIU's Jordan Maddox tells us the story of how a man-made lake, which almost never got built, contributed to the growth of southern Illinois.

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The third annual Women's Health Naturally Expo is coming up later this month in Carbondale.

The all-day event includes vendor booths, demonstrations and face-to-face meetings with over 30 natural healthcare practitioners.

The company planning to conduct a hydraulic fracturing operation in White County has decided to withdraw its application.

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Two programs at SIU-Carbondale that help students with leadership and career awareness are once again getting financial support from AT&T.

AT&T Illinois vice president Jim Maurer visited the Carbondale campus Thursday to deliver a 50-thousand dollar award for the Rising Scholars Program and Metro East Leadership Weekend.

Al Bowman, a former president of Illinois State University, has been tapped to lead the Illinois Board of Higher Education. His appointment comes as higher education institutions have seen their budgets slashed and enrollment decline, so it’s hard to know whether to congratulate him.

“You know, I’ve been getting that from people,” Bowman laughs.

He is going into his new job eyes wide open. Illinois ranked number two in the nation for net loss of college students.

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A Williamson County teenager was killed when an Amtrak train hit his vehicle in Jackson County.

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An investigation continues into a bomb threat Wednesday at a Union County business.

A Secretary of State Bomb Disposal Unit neutralized the device that appeared to be hazardous in nature at Clark and Sons Salvage in rural Cobden.

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A legendary late night snack stop in Carbondale is re-opening soon under new ownership.

Winston Mezo, better known as Winston the Bagel Man, shut down his business cart this past spring.

Veterans Courts will soon be an option for some offenses in courthouses across Illinois.

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