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A Carbondale teenager is accused of unlawful use of a weapon following an incident on a school bus.

The Jackson County State's Attorney says on April 12th, Carbondale police responded to Carbondale High School for a report of a student, identified as 19-year-old Jekiary Anderson, pulling a gun and making threats to another student while both were on a school bus.

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Schools officials in Salem are working with local police to investigate the possibility of a threat of school violence.

High school superintendent Brad Detering sent out a Facebook post Wednesday saying there is no information to substantiate the threat and there is no credible threat at this time.

Preparing For The Great Cardboard Boat Regatta

Apr 27, 2016
Students building cardboard boats
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An annual tradition returns to Carbondale for the 43rd year.

The Great Cardboard Boat Regatta takes place on April 30th.