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8:26 pm
Wed October 22, 2014

US Senate Candidates Meet for First Debate

US Senate candidate Dick Durbin and Jim Oberweis take part in their first televised debate from Chicago
ABC 7, Chicago

The Candidates running for US Senate met Wednesday evening in Chicago for a debate.   Democrat Dick Durbin and Republican Jim Oberweis took part in their first debate sponsored by ABC-7 and the League of Women Voters.

Durbin says he wants to build a stronger middle class by providing tax incentives to companies that create good-paying jobs and ensuring families have access to affordable health care. He also says students should be able to refinance college loans to pay a lower interest rate.

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Arts
5:47 pm
Wed October 22, 2014

SIU Reviews: Gone Girl

The movie adaptation of Gillian Flynn's novel "Gone Girl" is currently among the top-performing box-office hits.

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Law Enforcement
12:26 pm
Wed October 22, 2014

DuQuoin Man Charged in Carbondale Robberies

Christopher Westberry
Credit Carbondale Police Department

Carbondale Police say they've arrested a suspect in a pair of robberies earlier this week.

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Election 2014
12:07 pm
Wed October 22, 2014

Oberweis, Durbin to Debate

The candidates for U.S. Senate will face off in their first broadcast debate Wednesday night.

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Illinois
10:48 am
Wed October 22, 2014

Federal Judge Orders IDOT Hiring Monitor

A federal judge has ordered a court-appointed monitor to investigate hiring at Gov. Pat Quinn's Department of Transportation.

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