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WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with Rachel Brenningmeyer of The Women's Center and Actor/Director Emily Haymans Cook about the upcoming performances of The Vagina Monologues.

Jackson County State's Attorney

A Carbondale man with an extensive criminal history has been sentenced for Unlawful Use of Weapons.

The Jackson County State's Attorney says 34-year-old Joseph Clopton received a four-year prison sentence after pleading guilty.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with The Women's Center Development Specialist John Pfeiffer and Prevention Educator Rachel Brenningmeyer about events and information tied to Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Links to more information:

The Women's Center on Facebook

The Women's Center Website

Brad Palmer, WSIU Radio

WSIU's Brad Palmer talks with a representative of Family Counseling Center and four of her clients about the often overlooked issue of loneliness, which a study by CIGNA suggests has reached epidemic levels in the U.S.

For more information about Family Counseling Center click here.

For more details about the CIGNA loneliness study click here.

When we think about preventing domestic violence and human trafficking, we may not think that one of the first lines of defense against these issues is standing at the front of our classrooms.

Brian Flath, WSIU

Six area Child Advocacy Centers are getting a financial bump, thanks to the local Rotary District.


Organizations that help victims of domestic violence are about to stop receiving money from the Illinois state government.

That’s because there’s no full budget.

Jenn Fortune Photography

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.